2014

“Keeping Up With” Architectural

Architectural Ceramics

Can you guess what is in the background of this picture below? That’s right! This is Architectural Ceramics tile. Keeping Up With the Kardashians liked a photo from our website and asked if they could use it for the backdrop of all their interviews during the show. How cool!

Coverings 2014 booth activities schedule for Tile of Spain

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain is pleased to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Coverings. Visitors to the Spanish Pavilion (#5021) will witness some of the most advanced ceramic tile technology and breathtaking design choices the world has to offer from nearly 70 Spanish ceramic and stone manufacturers.

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Top Tile Trends from Italy

JG Kitchens

Last year, I traveled to Italy’s top tile expo, Cersaie, with a press delegation. I didn’t go this year, but that doesn’t mean I can’t share the top trends with you anyway. The folks at Ceramics of Italy and their press representatives have kindly made them available.

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Tile Backsplash Ideas for Modern Vanities

Tile Talk

By Cheryl Khan of Trade Winds Imports. Maybe your bathroom is stuck in the 60s or maybe you just need to freshen things up a bit.

5 Things To Do With Your Sample Tiles

Granada Tile

When you’re creating tile in a custom colorway to put a unique spin on your project, you’ll want to order a sample to ensure that the tile you imagine is the tile that you’ll get.

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Interesting Ideas For Mosaic Tiles

The London Tile Co.

Mosaic tiles have been used for thousands of years to create works of art and decoration by people all over the world. Available in glass, stone, ceramic and even metal, mosaic tiles also come in a variety of colours and designs suitable for so many surfaces.

Crested Butte Crush

As The Tile Turns

We fell in love with this recent project in Crested Butte, Colorado. And who wouldn’t? Known for it’s modern grasp on the Victorian era, Crested Butte is a joy to visit. Working on the remodel of the Scarp Ridge Lodge , generated even more enthusiasm.

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"Travertine, Before And After"

How to Floor Tile

Travertine is a Natural Stone as you know, but did you know most of it is filled with grout? If you look at most Travertine Tile you will see that it is very porous on the unfinished side and that is because that is how most of it looks.

Customer Photos….

The Tile Shop

Good morning! We want to share some customer photos with you today. This first remodeled space is from Ronda D. in our Madison, WI showroom. Ronda says, "This is a first time tile job from a "do it yourselfer". Wow, is all we can say!! This space features our Imperial Beige ceramic tile….great

Spanish tile companies ready for CEVISAMA 2014

Tile of Spain USA

At CEVISAMA , everything is possible! Tile of Spain is pleased to show off Spanish Ceramic tile innovations at this year’s fair in Valencia, February 11th to 14th.

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Six favorite kitchen and bath design trends

JG Kitchens

It’s hard to believe I’ve been publishing this blog for six years! Throughout the month of July — Gold Notes‘ anniversary month — I’ll be sharing a series of six “favorites” posts, just as I’ve done for previous years.

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Porcelain Tile vs. Ceramic Tile

Tile Talk

By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. Since launching our new line of Porcelain Pool Tile earlier this month, we''ve been getting a lot of questions about what makes porcelain tile better than ceramic tile. More commonly, the question is simply, "What is the difference between porcelain and ceramic tile?"

Behind The Tiles: Tunis

Granada Tile

“How do you come up with your designs?” ” is a question we hear a lot around here. So, in order to satisfy your curiosity, we’ve decided to share a little bit about the creation stories behind some of our tiles. How did you come up with this design? Had you seen it somewhere?

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Ceramic Tile Mural Celebrates Autistic Children and their Families

Tile+Mosaic

Ceramic Tile Mural Celebrates Autistic Children and their Families "Our Children" Achievement Centers for Children Lobby Tile Mural I had the wonderful experience of serving for a school year as an artist in residence at the Achievement Centers for Children in Warrensville Heights Ohio.

Tile Tales and Great Resources

Kitchens for Living

Today tile and all the wacky and wonderful things you can do with it takes center stage. Whether your style is wild and crazy or serene and sedate there are many ways to be creative and many types of tile to consider.

Tile Excellence Welcomes Guest Blogger from Truguard Systems, LLC

Tile Excellence

Our guest bloggers are from the world of tile, and we offer our site to share their stories, experiences, niches and opinions. We at Tile Excellence, Inc. and SEO Marketing for Business in NO WAY endorse, agree/disagree with the opinions stated.

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Tile Trend: Shades Of Grey

The London Tile Co.

Looking out of a window at a grey sky can really put a damper on your day, which is why the latest design trend might surprise you.

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Going to Coverings 2014 in Las Vegas? 5 Things Not to Miss This Year | Tile Doctor

Tile Doctor

Going to Coverings 2014 in Las Vegas? 5 Things Not to Miss This Year This Spring the tile industry will take Vegas by storm!

“Keeping Up With” Architectural

Architectural Ceramics

Can you guess what is in the background of this picture below? That’s right! This is Architectural Ceramics tile. Keeping Up With the Kardashians liked a photo from our website and asked if they could use it for the backdrop of all their interviews during the show. How cool!

Cool, Contemporary Stainless Steel Added To Florida Tile’s PietraArt Bliss Collection

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

LEXINGTON KY ¾ The addition of stainless steel to the Florida Tile PietraArt Bliss line continues to advance this fusion of stone, glass and metal into a cool, contemporary collection.

Tile of Spain exhibits distinctively unique ceramic innovations at Coverings 2014

Tile of Spain USA

Celebrating 25 Years of Coverings: The Ultimate Stone & Tile Experience.

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Coverings 2014 – Top Tile Trends

JG Kitchens

I recently attended Coverings, another major tile and stone show, in Las Vegas. It was a very good expo, with some of my favorite American, Spanish and Italian manufacturers in attendance. I was also delighted to see some good-looking tiles from Latin America.

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Pre-Sealing Cement Tile: An Important Step

Tile Talk

By Arpi Nalbandian , Tileometry. How to Apply a Grout Release - Cement Tile Install Tips. When you see a finished cement tile installation (or any tile installation), it''s hard to visualize just how bad it looked when grout was first applied.

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Breaking News: What’s New with Cement Tile in Print and Online

Granada Tile

The Pacific Northwest is synonymous with coffee—some great brews come from the upper left corner of the United States. If you happen to be in Olympia, Washington, near Seattle, be sure to pay a visit to Olympia Coffee Roasting Co. , an award-winning micro-roaster with three locations around the city.

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Navajo Rug Pattern Ceramic Tile Coffee Table

Tile+Mosaic

Hi all, As a ceramic artist working in tile and mosaic I''m constantly amazed at the number of design possibilities these mediums offer. To remember trips to New Mexico and Arizona I created this tile covered coffee table for a client as a birthday gift to his wife.

Behind The Scenes at Pratt & Larson

As The Tile Turns

As one of the country’s leading handmade ceramic tile manufacturers, Pratt & Larson continues to pay homage to traditional designs while pushing the boundaries with cutting edge and forward thinking shapes, sizes and colors.

Under Tile Radiant Heat Installation | Electric Heat Pad Installed

Tile Excellence

There are many systems for under tile radiant heating It is a comfort that in the winter makes all the difference your bathroom. Some use water under the floor, this system is very efficient but costly to install. The most common that we work with is the electric heat pad.

Add Tempting Texture With Our New Sahara Range

The London Tile Co.

Texture is making a comeback this year, with both 3D wallpaper and tiles making their way back into our homes. Textured tiles such as natural stone have been a staple throughout the years, but more recent trends include embossed and patterned tiles.

Choosing the Right Travertine Grout for Your Project, Made Easier: Starlike® Specialty Grout for Stone Projects

Tile Doctor

You’ve Chosen To Use Travertine Stone, Now What’s the Best Travertine Grout? Stone tile is a popular option for both indoor and outdoor projects, but whether you’re using marble, slate, granite or travertine, grout and stone choice is an important decision.

Designing for Fun :)

Architectural Ceramics

Recently we got so close to buying a foreclosed home that was a MAJOR fixer upper. We ended up backing out of the contract after the inspection because the entire crawl space was rotted, so it was more than just a remodel…the structure of the home would have needed to be replaced.

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TILE INDUSTRY MEMBERS DONATE PRODUCT TO TILE THREE HOMES IN COLORADO

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

CANTON, OH (July 16, 2014) – Five members of the tile industry donated tile and installation materials to tile three Habitat for Humanity homes in Woodland Park, Colorado, in April. Daltile, Capco Tile & Stone, and Marino Tile and Marble all donated tile.

Tile Trend Watch: Rustic ceramics: bringing back the taste for tradition

Tile of Spain USA

Summer is finally here along with much-awaited vacations, a time to relax and disconnect from the day-to-day.

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Brick Inspirations

JG Kitchens

I’ve been thinking a lot about bricks lately. That’s partly because my late mother‘s birthday falls at the end of July, which always reminds me of the Dutch Colonial home she brought us up in.

Avente Tile Talk: Artist Series Cement Tile Collection Grows with.

Tile Talk

This new collection, created by artists Guillermo Gomez Lama and Tania Marmolejo, boasts eight different designs, each presented with three color options. Further, these 10"x10" cement tiles feature new, contemporary

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