2018

Tile of Spain Kicks Off Their CEU Series in NYC

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain kicked off their 2018 CEU and Material showcase series in New York City with another successful event! In conjunction with NKBA Manhattan, the first program of the year was held at the brand new Royal Green Appliance Center in Tribeca.

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White Tiles at The London Tile Co.

The London Tile Co.

In any area that involves creativity you will always find classics; a little black dress, an armchair, even a ball point pen. Often overlooked as boring or too simple, we believe that the white tile is a classic that deserves more recognition.

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Avoid Spooky Tile Situations with Advice from AC’s Customer Service Team

Architectural Ceramics

Don’t let tile mistakes haunt your home renovation. With expert advice from Architectural Ceramic’s Customer Service team, you can be prepared throughout your tile purchase and renovation.

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Cool Kitchen Backsplashes to Whet Your Appetite

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The basic function of kitchen backsplashes is to prevent water, food and other types of liquids and solids from damaging the wall behind your kitchen counters. However, backsplashes can be both functional and stylish.

2018 Tile Trends from Tile of Spain

JG Kitchens

I’ve had the pleasure of visiting the major Spanish tile show, Cevisama , in a hosted press tour, in 2012, and seeing Tile of Spain ‘s exhibits at Coverings at several shows. Here’s the trade group’s take on what’s hot for ceramic tile in 2018: Monochromatic. Grey, white, black remain the top three colors in that order for both floor and walls with greige (gray-beige) following as a close fourth depending on the collection’s design inspiration.

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On the Road in New York-ICFF, Art & Great Food

Kitchens for Living

This year my birthday coincided with Design Week so I thought what the heck, it’s time for another On the Road episode, this time to the Big Apple for ICFF. The International Contemporary Furniture Fair was held at the Jacob K. Javits Center May 20-23 and is known as the North American platform for Luxury […] Read more.

Making a Bold Tile Statement

Decorative Materials

You love to experiment with new tile trends - but that little voice in your head warns you that bold looks could quickly go out of style. Ideally, you can balance your love of statement tile with your desire for practicality and long-term style.

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Natural Slate & Glass Tile Bathroom Installation

Tile Excellence

Natural Slate & Glass Tile Bathroom Installation Natural stone slate tile is a very beautiful multi-color material that is not really a contemporary look but an all natural look. So it wouldn't seem that it would mix well with a modern contemporary glass tile look.

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Outdated Home Trends That Could Be Making A Comeback

Trendir Magazine

Some home décor trends are timeless, such as fireplaces and marble counters. But others can be quite baffling like using outdoor furniture indoors and/or popcorn ceilings.

Arizona Tile: Live Seamlessly: Arizona Tile’s new R11 Anti-Slip Finish

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

CTDA Wants You To Know. CTDA Home | Contact Us. 2018 Ceramic Tile Distributors Association. All Rights Reserved. 800 Roosevelt Rd., Bldg C-312, Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137 P: 630.545.9415 F: 630.790.3095.

Nature: The Timeless Trend

Tile of Spain USA

Natural motifs in interior design are timeless trends that are in constant evolution. Architects and designers are always looking for new ways to translate the beauty of nature into different styles for residential and commercial projects. Ceramic tiles allow for easy inclusion of this practice by applying the latest patterns and easily adapting to all requirements and tastes.

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November Featured Tiles: Andalusia & Earth

The London Tile Co.

After a month of sunshine and surprisingly warm weather, November has started with a heavy rainstorm here at London Tile HQ.

4 Ways to Think Big with Tile in Small Bathrooms

Architectural Ceramics

We all know the phrase, bigger is better. Heck, at Architectural Ceramics, we wrote a blog about it featuring our large-format tile. But, what if you’re not big on space? Inside the District, square footage often comes at a premium.

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What’s Trending in Bathroom Design? The National Kitchen + Bath Association Reveals All

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Traditional bathroom designs are taking a back seat to a more spa-like, clean and minimal look, according to the National Kitchen + Bath Association (NKBA).

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2018 Tile Trends from Tile of Spain

JG Kitchens

I’ve had the pleasure of visiting the major Spanish tile show, Cevisama , in a hosted press tour, in 2012, and seeing Tile of Spain ‘s exhibits at Coverings at several shows. Here’s the trade group’s take on what’s hot for ceramic tile in 2018: Monochromatic. Grey, white, black remain the top three colors in that order for both floor and walls with greige (gray-beige) following as a close fourth depending on the collection’s design inspiration.

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LA FABBRICA INAUGURATED ITS EXCELLENCE EXHIBITION CENTRE

Ceramics of Italy

The company belonging to the ITALCER group, under the leadership of its CEO Graziano Verdi, launched its new exhibition centre inside the enchanting fifteenth-century building Palazzo Dal Monte Casoni, in the heart of the Emilian city.

Caprice Grove Cement Tile Echoes Traditional French and Spanish Patterns

Cement Style

Inspired by French and Spanish cement tile traditions, the Caprice Grove cement tile pattern by Villa Lagoon Tile is a new classic featuring alternating quatrefoils and spear-point crosses.

New Wood Flooring "VS" Your Pets, Who Will Win?

How to Floor Tile

Wood Flooring will lose. OK, you just installed you old worn out carpet with new warm wood or engineered wood flooring partially to make it easier to clean and eliminate some of the odors that can emanate from older carpet. Besides, you got a good deal on the material and installation.

Natural Slate & Glass Tile Bathroom Installation

Tile Excellence

Natural Slate & Glass Tile Bathroom Installation Natural stone slate tile is a very beautiful multi-color material that is not really a contemporary look but an all natural look. So it wouldn't seem that it would mix well with a modern contemporary glass tile look.

Chic Kitchens With Concealed Range Hoods

Trendir Magazine

Both concealed or on display kitchen range hoods are not only functional but appealing to the eyes. Ever wondered how you can upgrade your kitchen without having to change too much? If so, the answer is simple: change your range hood.

LPE Group Taps Van Der Bas for North America

Stone Update

Longtime stone-industry figure will head up U.S., Canada operations, including Turrini USA unit. Featured People+Places News

The CID Awards Highlight Three Projects Featuring Tile of Spain

Tile of Spain USA

During the annual Coverings trade show, the Coverings Installation and Design Awards (CID Awards) honor outstanding work in both design and ceramic/stone installation around the world.

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Why Choose Porcelain Paving?

The London Tile Co.

If you’ve been on the hunt for new paving recently you have probably come across one or two products made from porcelain. This versatile material is taking over most areas of our home, but you might be wondering why it’s become so popular externally.

Take It Outside: Outdoor AC Tile Collections

Architectural Ceramics

Whether you’re barbecuing near our Baltimore showroom, or you’re fixin’ to go grillin’ closer to our Atlanta showroom; summer is made for poolside meals on an outdoor patio.

National Kitchen + Bath Association Reveals Key Design Trends in U.S. Kitchens

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Want to know the trendiest styles, colors, materials, finishes, appliances and lighting fixtures in U.S. kitchens? Sure, you do!

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Design & Construction Week 2018 – Fine Homebuilding Fave Products Posts

JG Kitchens

The editors of Fine Homebuilding particularly liked these cool new products shown at Design & Construction Week, and asked me to write them up for their website. Here are the posts with their links and photos. More DCW coverage to come! Add lighting to your countertop supports! Photo Courtesy: Federal Brace ). Federal Brace – Your stone countertop typically needs support if extending past the cabinets for serving, dining, reading, etc.

Top Five Tile Trends

Diary of a Tile Addict

Left: Operae by Ornamenta. Right: Bold by Marca Corona. I am grateful to my colleagues at Novita in New York for this informed take on today’s top tile trends, which they have produced having synthesised the very best of the new ranges displayed by Italian manufacturers at Coverings.

The History of Ceramic Encaustic Tiles

The Cement Tile

At Granada Tile, we go above providing you with just the tile design you desire for your space. We give you background and share the encaustic tile history, so you can share what you’ve learned when you are entertaining and your guests are admiring your newly adorned home.

Shower Transformation In 3 Photos

How to Floor Tile

Shot 1. You can see some dark lines down low where most water contact is. There is much evidence grout leaking and lack of maintenance on this shower. It has a heavy fiberglass floor and when the drain begins to leak it needs to be fixed quickly. The decision was made to rebuild it. My next job tear out. Shot 2. What you see here is what was under the tile and green board I had removed in large sheets.

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The hands of a working man

Tile Excellence

Ive been posting articles here since 2011. Ive been criticized by my peers mostly competitors and at times threats of being sued because i shared my opinions of products and procedures I use tried and true from over 35 years of laying tile. I write here on this blog for the sole purpose of helping and informing hard working people like myself how to get the best quality tile job possible at the best possible price or even do it yourself.

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12 Amazing Kitchens With Glossy Tiles

Trendir Magazine

For those who crave something different in their kitchen with hints of drama, glossy tiles are the answer. Not only are they beautiful to look at but they bring so much character to a room that it makes sense to create a stylish backsplash with them.

The Boldest Trends from CERSAIE 2018

Decorative Materials

Every year, the biggest innovators in the tile industry take over Bologna, Italy for the International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings. Better known as CERSAIE, this annual event attracts over 900 exhibitors from dozens of countries.

Call for Entries: Tile of Spain Awards 2018

Tile of Spain USA

The Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER) announces the call for entry for the annual Tile of Spain Awards of Architecture and Interior Design.

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September Featured Tiles: Aquarius & Caress

The London Tile Co.

After a whirlwind summer of sporting events and heatwaves, we have to admit that we are ready for the calm (and colours) of autumn.

AC Tackles Commercial & Residential Tile Projects

Architectural Ceramics

Fantasy drafts, tailgates, watching the game — Football season is a much anticipated time of year. At Architectural Ceramics, we love football almost as much as we love tile.

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Reveals What’s Trending

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) tracks yearly trends through its Best in American Living award winners and its Design Trends Roundtable. Alexandra Isham, Program Manager for Design at the NAHB, let Freshome in on some of the trends the organization has observed.

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REMODELING Cost vs. Value Report Highlights

JG Kitchens

Are you planning a remodeling project in 2018? If so, REMODELING Magazine’s latest Cost vs. Value Report will be helpful in deciding where to put your money and what it’s likely to yield in increased home value. Here are the highlights for Gold Notes ‘ readers: Small remodeling projects, like this San Diego powder room, have higher ROI than large projects. Photo Courtesy: JG Kitchens / Terry Smith Cabinetry and Design in New Bathroom Idea Book ).

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