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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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

“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.

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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Tiled doggy bowl holders

The Tile Shop

Happy New Year!! I hope everyone had a great holiday season. Brian just sent me these tiled doggy bowl holders.I''ve ve never seen anything like this before

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

Tile Excellence

In my 30 year career I've repaired and seen hundreds of showers that had water damage both inside the shower and inside the wall. Many times the mildew had eaten away at the wood studs in the wall and caused the grout

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The Spirit Of Gaudi Lives On - Architectural Ceramics: Tile+Mosaic

Tile+Mosaic

Hi all, A recent post, which covered the work of Antoni Gaudi and his contemporaries in Barcelona Spain in the turn of the last century, struck a chord with many readers of this blog. Architectural ceramics, primarily mosaics

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

CeramicTec

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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Did you know that all grouts are NOT created equal?

Making Tile Modern

Seriously…All grouts are not created equal. More often than not, grout becomes an overlooked element within the tile installation process (why is that btw?). We believe it’s just as important as finding the tile that’s right for you!

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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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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

How about a cradle-to-cradle installation?

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Crossville Tile & Cannon Design team up to recycle old bathrooms into new! When Cannon Design in Chicago was renovating 78 bathrooms over 39 floors of the the John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, the company tapped Crossville Tile to create the tile – more than 57,000 square feet.

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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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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Ceramictec - Tampa Porcelain Plank ?Wood Look? Tile Installation

CeramicTec

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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.

Ceram-mixed

Making Tile Modern

We love a tile blend.

Fashion and Tile of Spain worlds collide

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain manufacturer Pamesa Ceramica has worked closely with Spanish fashion designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada , also know as A.R.P, to create a series of red body tile that is bright, colorful and playful.

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Avente Tile Talk: Turkish Tile: Artistry Through the Ages

Tile Talk

The significance of Turkish ceramic tiles occupies a prominent place in the history of Islamic art. Its deeply enriched heritage, which can be traced as far back as the Uighurs of the 8th and 9th centuries, owes its subsequent

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Walking the Show Floor at Coverings with Tile of Spain

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

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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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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: 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

Woodtalk from Ergon

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Wood Talk is a stunning reproduction of aged wood in a durable porcelain tile. Stocked in two colorways; Grey Pepper and Brown Flax in 6″ x 36″ and 9″ x 36″ Other sizes and colors available special order from their U.S. depot.

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

CeramicTec

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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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New Tiles!

Making Tile Modern

We’re always so excited when we receive our large tile orders from our factory, like we did just 2 days ago. They only come a few times a year, so it’s like Christmas!

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Tile of Spain educates students at Harvard Graduate School of Design

Tile of Spain USA

Last week Tile of Spain had the opportunity to sponsor a lecture at Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Over 50 students and staff were in attendance. Students had the opportunity to ask questions and see samples of Spanish Tile.

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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

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.

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