2019

Large Pattern: Ceramic “Wallpaper”

As The Tile Turns

Some interior design concepts are timeless — and some come and go in waves. Wallpaper definitely belongs in the latter category. While it has seen some significant booms, it spent the early 2000s out of favor among most design enthusiasts.

Tile of Spain Showcases Trends and Innovations from over 98 Manufacturers at Coverings 2019

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain , the international brand representing 125 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturer’s Association (ASCER) , exhibits a wide variety of new product innovations and trends from Spanish tile manufacturers at Coverings 2019: The Global Tile & Stone Experience.

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5 Unique Ways to Incorporate Handmade Cement Tiles to Your Home

Granada Tile

In a world of IKEA furniture and DIY projects, architects and designers need to be creative when adding unique elements to a home.

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Why You Might Want Porcelain Slab Countertops

JG Kitchens

I first spotted porcelain slab countertops in a European cabinet showroom in West Hollywood, either in 2009 or 2010. I didn’t know what they were, but I loved the sleek look.

May Featured Tiles: Malmo Cement Effect & Aquarius Stone Effect Tiles

The London Tile Co.

May seems to have crept up on us and we’re finding it hard to believe we’ll soon be half way through 2019. We’re looking forward to BBQ season and seeing all the wonderful garden designs created using our range of outdoor porcelain tiles.

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CTDA is excited to announce the 2019 Supplier of the Year, Crossville, Inc!

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Last night at CTDA’s Coverings Happy Hour, Crossville, Inc. was announced as the Supplier of the Year. This is Crossville’s THIRD time winning this award and is the first supplier to do so!

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No Curb Barrier Free Linear Drain Tile Shower in Tampa

CeramicTec

I had a customer that wanted to do a custom “no curb” barrier free walk in tile shower in Tampa, Florida and came to me with their idea. I set up an appointment with them to go over what they had in mind and to make suggestions with my professional opinion. They were looking to […].

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Kitchen Case Study: Old Florida, New Vision

Kitchens for Living

One hundred years ago Addison Mizner brought Spanish style to Florida. Incidentally, the state’s written history begins with the arrival of Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon in 1513.

What is a Transitional Kitchen?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Transitional is the most popular kitchen design in the National Kitchen + Bath Association’s 2019 kitchen design trends.

Confounding Ceramic Clothing

Diary of a Tile Addict

Ukrainian artist Zhanna Kadyrova is re-purposing tiles in a way you have to see to believe.

How to Incorporate Luxurious Statement Stones

As The Tile Turns

Have you ever fallen head over heels in love.with stone tile? It's a surprisingly common phenomenon, and one we encourage at Decorative Materials. Many of our clients find themselves drawn to a particular type of stone —and eager to incorporate it into their projects.

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Ceramic: A Safe Choice

Tile of Spain USA

Did you know that ceramic is a safe and completely recyclable material? It’s hygienic, hypoallergenic, and it is ideal for almost any space. Because ceramic a natural and safe material, it works for virtually any room in the home.

Encaustic Tiles: Eco-Friendly and Why it Matters

Granada Tile

Figure 1 In Little Rock, Ashley Knickrehm has created an elegant, bucolic deck with Granada Tile’s encaustic cement tile La Rochelle. Interior designers and architects around the world want their designs to last and be admired for years to come.

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Sexy Home Design Styles Make a Comeback

JG Kitchens

I recently returned from the massive Design & Construction Week expo in Las Vegas. DCW combines the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show with the International Builders Show , both large events by themselves, tremendous together, as many feet will attest!

How To Choose Bathroom Floor Tiles

The London Tile Co.

Whether building a new property or renovating a current one, choosing the bathroom floor tiles should be one of the highlights. Tiles can transform your house into a home and bathrooms can really set the tone for your property. Are you looking for a sleek, modern finish?

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Rick Church, Executive Director of CTDA, will be chairing the panel debate on the Globalization of the Ceramic Tile Quality

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Rick Church, Executive Director of CTDA, The Ceramic Tile Distributors Association, will be chairing the panel debate on the Globalization of the Ceramic Tile Quality which will take place at Qualicer 2020.

10 Stylish Accent Walls To Dress Up Your Dining Room

Trendir Magazine

For many that don’t entertain or cook frequently the dining room can be a difficult area to decorate or redesign. One of the main challenges that occur during this decorating the dining room is not knowing how to properly bring a focal point to the room.

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Medieval Flooring & Encaustic Tile

Architectural Ceramics

The image above shows the tiled floor of Winchester Cathedral , which boasts the largest area of original medieval tiles in the United Kingdom!

The Ins and Outs of Specifying Tile with Anthony Carrino

Garden State Tile Blog

One of the most exciting moments as a homeowner is when it finally comes time to start a room remodel. Whether you’re sourcing tile for a new build or updating an existing, there is something special about selecting the material that makes a space all your own.

What is a Transitional Bathroom and How Can You Get This Look?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The transitional bathroom is the most popular bathroom design style, according to the 2019 Bathroom Design Trends report by the National Kitchen + Bath Association.

Ceramic Pop Art

Diary of a Tile Addict

Retro-feel products, toys, and scenes grace the glazed earthenware tiles of Greg Hicho. These whimsical pop art creations are filled with life, nostalgic scenes hand sculpted and moulded, and finished in vibrant colours. Beauty Parlor (4″x6″). Drive in Movie (4″x6″).

Artistic Tile: Upping the Ante with Mosaic-Inspired Statement Stones

As The Tile Turns

At Decorative Materials, we're all about experimenting with bold designs as we integrate fresh new ideas with traditional concepts. We're always on the hunt for new talent, but we also find ourselves returning again and again to a few reliable designers.

Tile of Spain Heads to Coverings 2019!

Tile of Spain USA

In just one week, nearly 100 Spanish ceramic and stone manufacturers will be heading to Coverings 2019: The Global Stone & Tile Experience to showcase their latest products and innovations during North America’s premier event for the ceramic tile and natural stone industry.

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Amazing Cement Tile Designs for Your Fireplace

Granada Tile

Cement tiles are becoming ever more popular with each passing year, from do-it-yourself remodeling jobs to the homes of big-name celebrity stylists. They offer a wide range of benefits to your decor, from kitchen backsplashes to natural-look bathrooms, and even entryways.

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Top Seven TIle Trends for 2020

JG Kitchens

I couldn’t go to Cersaie again this year because of my book deadline, but was happy to get a highlights “reel” from the show’s producer, Ceramics of Italy. It was like walking the show floor without Ibuprofen or jet lag!

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July Featured Tiles: Arabia and Victorian Mosaics

The London Tile Co.

Whether you’re getting ready for a well-earned break or busy with weddings, parties and barbecues, summer is usually a busy time of year for many of us so it’s easy to forget about the interiors projects you have been considering.

Arizona Tile Fourth Quarter Press Release 2018

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

John Huarte, University of Notre Dame Alumni, Gives Back. It is no secret that Arizona Tile founder, John Huarte, has strong and lasting ties with his alma mater.

How to Use the 2019 Colors of the Year with Tile

United Tile's Blog

Color abounds! Even with countless colors at our disposal, we need to remind ourselves of that sometimes. It’s easy to get caught up in the comfort and familiarity of creams, whites, beiges and greys. But the promise of color – and the challenge of color! – is always there.

Scottish Heritage in Interiors

Architectural Ceramics

Layers of history, breathtaking landscapes, and robust culture, Scotland is what we are dreaming of at the moment. Inspired by Betty Sullivan’s visit last September, we decided to look at features of the most prominent Scottish interiors and how they translate to our world – the world of tile.

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Bathroom Tile Ideas That Are Sure To Inspire Your Next Renovation

Trendir Magazine

Whether your bathroom is big or small, creating a relaxing space is the key. After all, its the space where you shower, but it’s the room where you get to relax and unwind away from the world. Therefore, creating a personalized space is key.

15 Bathrooms That Will Make You Fall in Love With Penny Tile

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Penny tile can give any bathroom a polished look. Image: Hisbalit. Tile in the bathroom might sound as original as florals for spring. But like any good floral print, the wow factor of the tile all comes down to the one you choose. Don’t be square!

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Authentic Edimax

Diary of a Tile Addict

Edimax Astor Ceramiche has introduced a new piece of technology resulting from their keen focus on research and innovation.

How the Right Ceramic Finish Can Transform a Space

As The Tile Turns

Beautiful, versatile, and highly durable, ceramic tile is a wonderful option for creating a practical and aesthetically pleasing space. Unfortunately, choosing ceramic is just the beginning. Once you've decided to install ceramic tile in your project, you'll need to delve into the details.

Tile of Spain Companies Forecast Tile Trends for 2020

Tile of Spain USA

Miami, FL October 2019 – Tile of Spain manufacturers traveled to Italy last month to showcase their latest collections at Cersaie, the International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings.

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New to Cement Tile Patterns? Here’s What You Need to Know

Granada Tile

Cement tiles can be an outstanding addition to any home decor scheme. They’re durable and last practically forever, and they come in a wide range of patterns, with the possibility of custom colors and patterns.

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Tile Trends at Coverings — From Kitchen & Bath Design News

JG Kitchens

This month’s Trend Spotting takes us to Orlando, where the massive Coverings tile expo took place. Check out the latest global tile trends. Which ones do you love? Which ones would you include in your home? There are so many new, and new-old, styles to choose from.

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Why External Porcelain Paving is a Safer Choice for Your Patio

The London Tile Co.

Though it may technically be summer in the UK right now, it sure doesn’t always feel like it. The UK’s weather has a tendency for sudden downpours when there hasn’t been a cloud in sight, or that infuriating incessant drizzle that leaves you always a little bit damp.