2012

Tile of Spain Announces Winners of the “Passport to Creativity” 2013 Contest

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain, the international brand representing 125 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER), is proud to announce the winners of the “Passport to Creativity” contest.

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“Preserving the Past – Protecting the Future” by Jeffrey Steele

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

As a child g rowing up in Scotland, Sheila A. Menzies was entertained by the stunning floral tiles that surrounded her grandmother’s best room fireplace. Across the Atlantic in Rochester, New York, Joseph A.

Avente Tile Talk: Innovation, possibilities and technology in ceramic.

Tile Talk

This past week I attended an event in Boston that was hosted by Tile of Spain which showed the advances that have been made in ceramic tile. At this event, there was also an opportunity to gain a CEU credit but I was

What are Encaustic Cement Tiles?

Tile Magazine

It''s important to understand what an encaustic tile is and what a cement tile is. The names get confused by everyone, even by tile manufactures and tile vendors. Both are unglazed; however, there are very important differences

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Artisan Stone and Tile Fireplace

The Tile Shop

These photos come from Lindsay Miller at our Des Moines, Iowa location. She worked with Artisan Stone and Tile to create this fireplace using the Belgrade stone facing: BEFORE: AFTER: Looks great, thanks Lindsay

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Jeffrey Court Announces Ceramic Factory Closure

Ciao Tile

We recently learned that Jeffrey Court would be closing its ceramic tile factory in California. The closure effects about one-third of their line. Most of their stone and glass products, as well as the red body ceramics, are unaffected by the factory closure.

Ceramictec - 2×4 Tumbled Travertine Back Splash with Glass Tile.

CeramicTec

Best Way To Cut Glass Tile | Confessions Of A Tile Setter

How to Floor Tile

I have seen and read different posts and threads from DIY'ers wondering how to cut glass tiles? Words from a pro, "wet saw" Depending upon the size of tile there are some things that can make cutting glass tile treacherous

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Tiles that Shine.

Tile of Spain USA

In design today you will find metallic ceramic styles bringing shine and shimmer to any space. Metallic tile styles range from exquisite and luxurious, to simple and minimalist, and Tile of Spain is on top of the trend. Take a look at the examples below from Tile of Spain manufacturers.

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Walking the Show Floor at Coverings with Tile of Spain

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

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Avente Tile Talk: Creative floor tiling

Tile Talk

It's a bit of a story to this tile project as this section of the floor has been concrete for a few years. I've been a builder and blogger for some time now and we have a home on Cupid's Cay, Eleuthera, Bahamas that we work on

Cement Tile and Efflorescence

Tile Magazine

Today’s post is about a physical phenomenon called efflorescence and how it relates to cement tile

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New Bathroom Tile Designs in Plymouth Showroom

The Tile Shop

We''ve just finished some new displays here in our Plymouth, MN showroom.they turned out great!!

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Tile Installation-Tile Repair-Tile Experts: Tile Excellence.

Tile Excellence

How to Build a Handicapped Wheelchair Accessible Shower. I completed a roll in shower for some very nice folks In Essex mass about a month ago. The lady of the houses older mom was moving in and she was preparing for

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Google Art Project, Expanded | Architectural Ceramics: Tile+Mosaic

Tile+Mosaic

For a year now, Google's Art Project has been a favorite resource for designers,art educators, gallery owners, art conservators and museum personnel looking for images of art from some of the world's great museums. People

Happy New Year 2013!

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

From your friends at Kate-Lo Tile & Stone, we wish you a very happy and abundant new year! Share it now! announcements holiday

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The Opera of Stone and Light

Ciao Tile

We occasionally receive images of installations that we simply must pass along. Here, from one of our stone suppliers in Italy, is a truly remarkable use of stone: For the full post and a video showing the installation process: [link]. Installation Spotlight

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Ceramictec - Tampa Porcelain Plank ?Wood Look? Tile Installation

CeramicTec

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Cool Looking Travertine TIle Shower! | Confessions Of A Tile Setter

How to Floor Tile

Sometimes I complain about it, being so porous and soft, but boy it can sure look warm and impressive. When sealed with "Stone Enhance Sealer" that gives it that wet look, Travertine Tile can take on a whole new persona

Tile of Spain hosts architects and designers at Boston CEU Event – Designs with Designs: Progressive Ceramics in Today’s Architecture

Tile of Spain USA

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One on One with Lynle Ellis of Lynle Ellis Design

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

“With the recession, people still want their dream space, but now there’s a dollar value attached to it.”. by Jeffrey Steele. When Lynle Ellis was just a girl growing up in Connecticut, she already had the makings of a future interior designer.

Avente Tile Talk: Persian Tile: A Form of Art and Religious Expression

Tile Talk

The impact of Persian tiles occupies a prominent place in the history of Islamic art. Recognized for having one of the richest and varied art legacies, Persia (now Iran) used this form of art to decorate palaces, public buildings

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Cement Tile and Efflorescence

Tile Magazine

Today’s post is about a physical phenomenon called efflorescence and how it relates to cement tile

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Decorpad Inspiration

The Tile Shop

Some nice inspirational tile work from Decorpad: Love the tiled "ceramic wood" in this kitchen: Beautiful contemporary backsplash: I love this basket weave backsplash: Classic subway bath

Tile Installation-Tile Repair-Tile Experts: Tile Excellence: Recent.

Tile Excellence

Hi, Sorry not a lot of time lately to write here on the blog, but I haven't gotten any questions here either! Come on, guys! Thanks for the emails and calls though, keep them up, but if you write here, I get a notice from my site and

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"Return" of the Cleveland Museum of Art - Architectural Ceramics.

Tile+Mosaic

Although The Return of the Cleveland Museum of Art is a facetious title for a blog post it does have a ring of truth to it. On the Friday afternoon after Thanksgiving the Museum had the feeling of a New York City Museum--there

Happy Holidays from Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Share it now! announcements holiday

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As The Tile Turns - As the Tile Turns - Estrella Wins Best of Year!

As The Tile Turns

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A Moldy Mess to a Beautiful New Tile Bathroom Shower - Ceramictec

CeramicTec

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Floor And Decore Options | Confessions Of A Tile Setter

How to Floor Tile

On a recent visit to Floor and Decore I was reminded why I like the place. In a word, "selection" They have a vast inventory of material. If you are looking for bargain priced Ceramic, Porcelain, Glass, or just about anything you

Download the CERSAIE’12 show app now available from Tile of Spain

Tile of Spain USA

This free app for iPad, iPhone, and Android allows you to have access to all Tile of Spain exhibitors at CERSAIE’12 at your fingertips. Download the CERSAIE’12 app and search by exhibit hall, sector or company. Select your favorite brands and create a ‘must visit’ list.

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News from Florida Tile, LATICRETE, and Crossville, Inc.

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Florida Tile Sets Recycled Content Bar. All domestically produced Florida Tile porcelain products have been certified to contain at least 40% recycled content, thus setting a new standard in an industry eager for valid environmental initiatives.

Avente Tile Talk: Ceramic Tile's Creative Nature

Tile Talk

Bathroom Blogfest, now in its seventh year, draws attention to the customer experience through blog articles and social media content published over five days, from October 29 through November 2, 2012. This year's event

What are Encaustic Cement Tiles?

Tile Magazine

It''s important to understand what an encaustic tile is and what a cement tile is. The names get confused by everyone, even by tile manufactures and tile vendors. Both are unglazed; however, there are very important differences

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