2018

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.

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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.

Design Trends: Going for Gold

Architectural Ceramics

Happy Holidays! Architectural Ceramics hopes you had an enjoyable Thanksgiving surrounded by family and friends. Now, it’s time to transition from trimming a turkey to trimming the tree. Christmas is almost here! Children everywhere want to spot Santa sliding down the chimney.

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The Cement Tile Backsplash: How the Look Has Changed Over the Years

Granada Tile

A long, long time ago, kitchens didn’t have any backsplashes. It might seem impossible to imagine a kitchen without one of the most decorative parts of it, but prior to about the 1940s, they weren’t needed.

Making a Bold Tile Statement

As The Tile Turns

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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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.

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New Trends In Bathrooms, "More Marble?"

How to Floor Tile

I have noticed a lot more Marble and Travertine in showrooms across the metroplex showcasing these two Natural Stones. I have some very strong opinions about these types of material and their use. My opinion is they do not belong in abundance in a shower or wet area.

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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.

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.

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.

2019 Tile Trends Round-Up

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain , the association of over 125 Spanish tile manufacturers, is forecasting macro trends for 2019 which include: neutral colors, innovative formats, chiseled edges, vintage looks, geometric accents, gauged porcelain panels, and porcelain pavers.

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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.

Bigger Is Better: Large Format Porcelain Tile

Architectural Ceramics

Go big or go home. OK, we’d love to go through your home. Architectural Ceramic’s put together a small list of some of our large format porcelain tile collections. No matter the type of renovation, we can change the look of your home in a big way. About Porcelain Tile.

The 31 Best Residential Design Blogs Featuring Awesome Cement Tile (A Definitive List For Encaustic Tile Enthusiasts)

Granada Tile

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The Boldest Trends from CERSAIE 2018

As The Tile Turns

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.

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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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How To Care For Marble Or Natural Stone From?

How to Floor Tile

Marble Institute Of America! link] I personally do not advocate using Marble, Travertine and other natural stone in showers or wet areas because it is too soft and hard to maintain.

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.

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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).

What Type of Flooring is Best for Your Home?

Kitchen and Residential Design

Many homeowners are looking into purchasing new flooring for their home. But, which type of flooring is right for you? You may be surprised to learn how many types of flooring are available in today’s market. The following are some of the more popular flooring options available today.

U.S. Tariffs: And Now, Chinese Stone

Stone Update

Trump administration announces new set of possible duties that include a variety of hard surfaces, including natural stone, engineered stone and ceramics. Featured Latest News

Coverings 2018: Tile of Spain Exhibitor Directory

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain is a proud sponsor of Coverings 2018 , The Global Tile & Stone Experience, which will take place May 8 through May 11, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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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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Made By Moms, For Moms: Tiled Spaces with a Feminine Touch

Architectural Ceramics

For a lot of mom’s, a simple gesture like a hand-made card, breakfast in bed, or a bouquet of flowers means a lot on Mother’s Day. But what about when she simply wants to get away to pamper herself in a feminine space?

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What Are the Best Tiles for Showers?

Granada Tile

If you’re building a new home or renovating your existing one, you’re likely juggling with how you can add more functionality and beauty. When working in a bathroom, one of the best ways to refresh the space is with a shower revamp.

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Don’t Make Me Blush: The Pink Tiles Are Having a Moment

As The Tile Turns

Several trends made us sit up and take notice at the recent Salone de Mobile Milano. We were especially inspired by Artemest's Stranger Pinks event. It's just one example of the many contexts in which blush is having its moment in the sun.

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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.

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.

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!

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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Hottest Bathroom Trends for 2019

Trendir Magazine

As the year is coming to an end it is time to begin taking a look at the hottest and latest trends for 2019. Keeping that in mind, we wanted to begin taking a look at the hottest bathroom trends for 2019.

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ARDEX Americas Wins 10 Awards at 2018 Starnet Design Awards, Including 5 Gold

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Aliquippa, PA, April 23, 2018 – ARDEX Americas is proud to be recognized at The Starnet Commercial Flooring Design Awards as a preferred vendor for 10 winners, including five gold awards.

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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Neutral Tones & Tempting Texture From The Napoli Range

The London Tile Co.

Texture has been making waves in the tile world over the last year, following on from other popular trends like wood and stone effect – which both seem to be here to stay.

Sealed with a Kiss: Hexagon Kiss Dipped Tile

Architectural Ceramics

I think we can all agree that hexagon tiles aren’t going away any time soon. At Architectural Ceramics, we heart hexagons. From ceramic and porcelain to glass and marble, we have plenty of hexagon types to choose from.

2019 Color Trends: Here are What the Experts are Saying

Granada Tile

A world without color is no world at all. Seasoned interior designers, burgeoning home decor enthusiasts, and consumers are all captivated by color choices. In both the home and business, your color choice makes the first impression with visitors.

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Tile Insider: Interlocking Shapes are on the Rise

As The Tile Turns

While there's plenty to love about the clean, modern aesthetic of subway tiles, today's homeowners are on the hunt for something a little more intricate. Enter interlocking shapes: a trend that is quickly taking over in homes and businesses all around the world.

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