2017

Tile of Spain Announces Winners for the 5th Annual “Passport To Creativity” Contest

Tile of Spain USA

Four lucky winners are heading to Spain thanks to the 5 th annual Tile of Spain “Passport to Creativity” contest.

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Tips for Laying External Porcelain Paving Tiles

The London Tile Co.

We’ve seen the popularity of external porcelain tiles explode over the last year, and it’s no surprise since the list of benefits is a long one.

Stone Care & Tips For Keeping Your Countertops Clean

As The Tile Turns

Thanks to their timeless beauty and uniqueness, natural stone countertops are a gorgeous addition to any home. Available in various colors and patterns, natural stone countertops are a perfect fit for many interior designs, whether you're renovating your home or building a new one.

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Guest Post from Natural Stone Institute – Caring for your Natural Stone Surfaces at Home

JG Kitchens

There is no finer artist than Mother Nature. Her gifts of marble, onyx, granite, soapstone and other stones have been justly prized for millennia. You may have one of these surfaces in your home. Marble and granite have long been popular for countertops, shower surrounds and floor tiles.

KBIS2017 Part III-Exploring Surfaces

Kitchens for Living

This is Part III of my KBIS2017 recap. You can find Part I here and Part II here. Ok where were we? Ah yes, I believe I promised you something to do with rhino poop and a surprise inside the shower.

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How to Seal Cement Tile Grout

Granada Tile

Cement tiles are handmade artisan products renowned for their amazing array of design possibilities and unmatched durability when compared to other tiles. Like all concrete and natural stone, cement tiles are porous.

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Back to Basics: AC’s Ceramic Tile Collections

Architectural Ceramics

It’s that time of year, when kids to go back to school. We can’t scroll through our Facebook news feeds without seeing a tiny person holding a chalkboard sign with their name and grade on it.

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Avente Tile Launches New Website and Blog

Tile Talk

By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. Welcome! I'm pleased to announce that our blog and website have moved to a new hosting platform that is responsive and mobile ready. It's been a big effort with all "hands on deck" here at Avente Tile.

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Tile Excellence For Sale and I retired to Florida, So why am I in Gloucester, MA.

Tile Excellence

Tile Installation Services | Labor Only | Tile Excellence. for the entire summer posting tile job pictures here and on Craigslist Boston -something I haven’t done since I retired 2 years ago-- from a tile installation job I just finished in Gloucester, MA ? Because.

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Italian Ceramic Tile and Mosaics. Part One: Mosaics

Tile+Mosaic

Italy is a treasure rove of mosaics. Although the Greeks were the first in the Mediterranean world to use them, the Romans took them to their heart. The three great eras of this art form were the Classical Roman period, the Byzantine period and the Renaissance.

Tile Style: stone and wood inspiration

Tile of Spain USA

Nowadays, creating spaces with environmentally friendly materials allows us to adopt an active role in our commitment to the health of our environment. Sustainable ceramic products allow us to do just that without losing its attractive design. Ceramic is a material with 100% natural components.

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10 Benefits of Outdoor Porcelain Tiles

The London Tile Co.

Want to know why everyone’s buzzing about external porcelain tiles at the moment? We’ve put together our top ten benefits to help you decide whether they are right for your project.

Italian Inspirations: Italian Stone Tile Designs

As The Tile Turns

Few modern flooring materials quite capture the classic appeal of Italian stone tile, which grants any room an instant burst of glamour. Stunning and versatile, Italian stone is an increasingly popular option in today's homes and businesses.

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Architectural Digest Show 2017

JG Kitchens

I’ve been wanting to attend the AD Show for awhile now, and finally made it there this year. It’s similar to the Dwell on Design shows I’ve been attending for the past seven years in that it attracts some major brands and smaller artisinal companies.

The Big Move Part III: Demo,Design & The Reason Why

Kitchens for Living

It’s Friday and time for another installment of The Big Move. Thank you so much for all the great feedback on parts I & II You can catch up right here in case you missed them. If you subscribe to the blog that will never happen again.

Why You Should Consider Cement Tiles Over Other Flooring Types

Granada Tile

Your indoor flooring needs to be able to handle a lot of use and abuse, especially in high traffic areas. However, that doesn’t mean that you have to settle for function over beauty; it just means you should consider alternative options to the more common choices like wood, stone, or laminate.

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Going Above & Beyond: Backsplash Tile That Wows

Architectural Ceramics

Thanksgiving. We all know a lot of effort goes into making a meal that typically features turkey. We all spend a lot of time in the kitchen cooking in front of our backsplash. While subway tile is a popular option and has it’s place, we’re here to challenge the norm.

Introducing Schluter Thinset

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone is excited to introduce two new thinsets from Schluter®. We are currently stocking these at all of our Minnesota locations and our Iowa location.

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Miles Distributors, Inc. Announces Management Changes

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

CTDA Wants You To Know. CTDA Home | Contact Us. Miles Press Release. January 16, 2017. For immediate release. Miles Distributors, Inc. Announces Management Changes. Miles Distributors, Inc.,

These 20 Tile Shower Ideas Will Have You Planning Your Bathroom Redo

Trendir Magazine

Jazz up shower time with some extra style and vision. These 20 tile shower ideas will have you planning your bathroom redo and renovation in no time. From marble to ones with a bout of color, there’s something for everyone below. And there’s something for every kind space as well!

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Tile Excellence for Sale

Tile Excellence

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CEVISAMA 2017 Preview from Tile of Spain

Tile of Spain USA

CEVISAMA is quickly approaching and Tile of Spain companies are busy preparing their latest collections for the International Ceramic Tile Fair scheduled to take place February 20-24, 2017 at the Feria Valencia center in Spain.

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Keep it Classic with Vintage Tiles

The London Tile Co.

Often interior design is about finding the balance between classic and contemporary. Whether it’s fitting a much loved piece of furniture into your minimalist space, or trying to modernise an older property, combining the two is a fine art, which is why we are so in love with the Vintage range. As the name says, these tiles have a vintage look but manage to work in almost any setting.

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Insider’s Guide to Stone Tile

As The Tile Turns

When it comes to home finishes, stone tile has a unique way of creating a custom look of understated elegance that is effortlessly natural. Distinct characteristics, especially of natural stone tile , ensure that your home will be truly one of a kind.

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9 Great Bathroom Trend Ideas

JG Kitchens

This week’s Ninth Anniversary Pinterest board celebrates 9 Great Bathroom Trend Ideas. As regular Gold Notes readers know, I don’t spend too much time fussing about the latest finish or color trend. Those change every year or so, whereas your bathroom will be around for a decade or more.

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Kitchen Case Study: Tips and Products that Can Bring Your Design to the Next Level

Kitchens for Living

Designing a kitchen is a bit like solving a puzzle, eventually all the pieces come together and it all makes sense from both a visual as well as a functional perspective. This new kitchen design in Wellington Florida is a great example of that.

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What Are Encaustic Cement Tiles?

Granada Tile

While hardly a modern material, encaustic tiles are very popular in the home decorating and interior design world. Homeowners of all tastes are turning towards tiles, specifically cement tiles, for their unique patterns, vivid colors, and practical qualities.

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A Growing Trend: Matte Black Tile is Back

Architectural Ceramics

In the month of November, we’re thankful for Thanksgiving feasts, Black Friday sales, and the ‘Movember’ trend where men grow a mustache to bring awareness to men’s health.

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Timeless to trendy, your tile style defined

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Need to freshen up your home? Nothing says renewal like a kitchen, bath or mudroom with up-to-date tile. Here are some of the enduring trends that can make your living spaces reflect your personal style. Subway Tiles | The allure of this classic tile is unwavering.

National Tile Day, February 23rd!

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

National Tile Day, February 23rd! We are proud to announce the inaugural National Tile Day, February 23 rd ! Over the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing why tile is the best choice for both residential and commercial products. Know why you choose tile?

Cave House is More Than a Name for This One

Trendir Magazine

Cave House in Cordoba, Spain isn’t just a home with a quirky name. Designed by UMMO Estudio , it really is part cave part modern house with an open layout, bright kitchen, and beautiful bathroom.

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A Good Use For Slate

How to Floor Tile

This in my opinion is a good use for slate. Slate has some very endearing and really great looking qualities if applied to the proper use. I think as an architectural design element it works very well.

Tile of Spain Presents 2018 Trend Report for Ceramic Tile

Tile of Spain USA

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How to Measure Your Room for Tiles

The London Tile Co.

Thinking of giving your kitchen or bathroom a refresh? Planning on revamping your hallway floors? Whichever room in your home you are buying tiles for, it’s important to measure properly so you get the right amount of tiles.

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Top Five Finds From Coverings

As The Tile Turns

We just recently returned from our annual trip to Coverings 2017, the largest tile and stone showcase in North America, and here is a sneak peek at the colors, textures and tile for 2018!

Molten Gold – Shower Power

JG Kitchens

I’ve never been much of a bath girl. Showers are much more my thing. I like them big and I like them stylish. Sometimes you don’t have room in a compact bathroom for big, but there’s no excuse for a lack of style.

The New Farmhouse Kitchen

Kitchens for Living

If you’re a die-hard traditionalist the trend towards contemporary and transitional design may leave you feeling lost for fresh new inspiration in the familiar classic look you love, but no more! Island legs are simple but still read farmhouse.