Cersaie’13 show app now available from Tile of Spain

Tile of Spain USA

Information about all the Spanish ceramic tile companies exhibiting at CERSAIE 13 September 23rd through September 27th is now available in the palm of your hand with the CERSAIE’13 App.

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Sylvie Atanasio talks about the industry, design, and CTDA

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

By Jeffrey Steele. When Sylvie Atanasio joined Country Floors about a year ago, she made no small plans. She and general manager Charlie Duncanson teamed up with one large goal in mind: “Returning it to the glory days was the whole lure of joining the company.”.

The Ceramic Sculpture of Paris - Architectural Ceramics: Tile+Mosaic


Hi all, It seems incredible that among the top attractions of any world capital would be a cemetery. But in Paris along with the Louvre, Eiffel Tower and the Musee D'Orsay, one of the city's most visited sites is the Pere Lachaise

Avente Tile Talk: Portuguese Ceramic Tile: Architectural History and.

Tile Talk

Portugal is a land of Medieval castles, cobblestone villages, captivating cities and golden-sand beaches, history, great food and wine, and beautiful scenery. Aside from all these wonderful things are the ceramic tiles of the

Color It Up!

Architectural Ceramics

I was looking through several tile images to find the perfect photo for our upcoming Home & Design Magazine AD. I was catching up on new product from one of my favorite brands, New Ravenna, where I came across a golden yellow glass waterjet mosaic (Fiona Jewel Glass Shown Below).

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Installation Equation: More Great Bathroom Tile Design Ideas

Granada Tile

Yesterday, we showed you how Granada Tile ‘s cement tiles can be transformed by playing a bit with color—and how the tiles can transform a space.

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How To Edge Your Tile

The Tile Shop

Good afternoon! A couple of months ago Lauren and I went on the Luxury Home Tour. While most of the tile work was beautiful, we saw some homes that had unfinished tile edges, (Gasp)! They had "naked" tile sides in their stone and ceramic kitchen and bath surrounds.

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

Tile Excellence

Started out with a plain brick fireplace and using a natural stone tile transformed it into the focal point of the living room. It was tiled hearth to ceiling ,the hearth being face with stone and the top is 12 by 12's. The corners and

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Passport 2013

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Residential Designers, Builders & Remodelers…it’s time to renew your Passport! Please join us for an evening viewing new and beautiful glass, metal, stone, ceramic, porcelain & mosaic tiles from around the world. Departure begins.

mixed + matched

Ciao Tile

grout. . We’ve had a love-hate relationship with it for some time now. But, to be fair, we’ve also often overlooked how truly influential it is in the realm of tile + stone design.

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Trend Watch: Spanish Ceramic Tile

Tile of Spain USA

Tile today is anything but flat or square, it’s all about adding depth and interest to environments. Tile of Spain manufacturers are constantly presenting materials and solutions that empower and inspire their clients to use tiles in creative ways. Here’s a look at what’s trending now.

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Are you up-to-date on COF?

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

New changes in the coefficient of friction requirements are coming in 2014! Coefficient of friction (COF) requirements for ceramic tile are included in the vast majority of commercial construction specifications for ceramic tile. The standards for COF have changed, and any individual or firm involved in the manufacture, specification, sales, installation, or maintenance of ceramic tile floors should understand the new requirements for tile.

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The Tiles of Ottoman Turkey and the Mosaics of Byzantium, Part Two.


In the last post of Architectural Ceramics: Tile+Mosaic we looked at the Byzantine mosaics that were half of the Inspiration for the course, Creating The Tiles Of Ottoman Turkey and the Mosaics of Byzantium, that I taught for the

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Avente Tile Talk: California Dreaming: A Profile on ARTO Brick and.

Tile Talk

Los Angeles is a place where California history is still held sacred. Amongst the downtown skyscrapers and recently built Civic Center facilities, such as the Walt Disney Concert Hall designed by architect Frank Gehry, you'll

Family Fourth

Architectural Ceramics

Today is one of my favorite holidays because Jason and I used to celebrate it as our 6-month anniversary when we first started dating. I know, that’s silly! I’m ALSO thankful for this day because we get to celebrate our independence and thank those who serve in protecting our freedom.

Cement Tile Spotlight: Cement Tile Borders Add Sophistication to Your Tile Installations

Granada Tile

As Granada Tile ‘s Marcos and Melanie travel the world, always on the hunt for sensational cement tile inspiration, one thing stands out—in some of the most beautiful and stunning concrete tile installations, it’s the ones with borders that often make the biggest impact.

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The Tile Shop - Untitled Article

The Tile Shop

Hi, Lauren and I just returned from a trip to our new store in Greenville, SC. What a charming town and location! I love the South!

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Angela Otten: What Makes the Perfect Kitchen? - As The Tile Turns

As The Tile Turns

Inside shower benches wood Or concrete block - Tile Excellence

Tile Excellence

I ask you what would you rather have inside your shower Wood or concrete?Seems Seems like a no brainer to me.But surprisingly most tile guys are making their inside tile benches out of wood framing only because its easy.But the

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Italian Tile Sale!

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Now through January 31, 2014, come into our Outlet Center for amazing prices on premium Italian Tile. These are all first-quality porcelain and ceramic tiles. Originally starting at $4.50/ sf , they are all now priced at $1.50/ sf.

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The Tile Doctor Brings Stainmaster Branded Tile to the Industry

Tile Doctor

Seeking out unique products in the ceramic and stone arena that it can bring to market is a core value of The Tile Doctor. Curt Rapp, founder and CEO, says his job is to pursue innovative technology that has the potential of bringing change to the industry. One product that.

As Seen in Spain: Tiles That Look Like Worn, Reclaimed Wood

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain is back from our trip across the Atlantic to Cevisama , the International Ceramic Tile Fair, held at the Feria Valencia in Spain. We were pleased to bring our Passport to Creativity contest winners on the trip.

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Tile of Spain: Coverings 2013

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

This year marks 26 years of Spanish influence at Coverings.

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The Tiles of Ottoman Turkey and the Mosaics of Byzantium, Part One.


There is no part of the world that has as varied a ceramic tradition as Turkey. Civilizations have risen and fallen there, each leaving a distinct ceramic style. Recently, for the School of Art at the Chautauqua Institution, I was

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Avente Tile Talk: Coverings 2013 Floors Attendees with New Tile.

Tile Talk

Coverings 2013 lived up to, and exceeded, all expectations as THE Ultimate Tile + Stone Experience. The four-day event, which concluded last week, was set in Atlanta for the first time in the show's history. With that, more

Summer Sun Before & After

Architectural Ceramics

As promised in my last blog (when I showed you a sneak peak of our fresh new patio), here it is! About 2 years ago we bought a foreclosed home at an auction, what a thrilling experience buying a home at an auction.

Installation Equation: Cement Tiles Transform Spaces in a Los Angeles House

Granada Tile

One of the best parts about our job is when we get to see Granada Tile ‘s fabulous cement tiles installed in projects.

Morning Inspiration

The Tile Shop

Good morning.some inspiring bath photos.makes me want to go back home and jump in the tub!

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As The Tile Turns - As the Tile Turns - Creating a Haven

As The Tile Turns

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

Tile Excellence

Hot tub / jacuzzi access panel doors are essential to being able to get to your hot tub motor for replacement or repair as needed. I've been asked many times what is the best way to do this while still using being able to use tile

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Laticrete Learning Exchange Roseville

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

LATICRETE LEARNING EXCHANGE. WHAT: Join Tom Brodersen from Laticrete for a lunchtime information event. He will be. sharing information on new products and answering questions about the Laticrete line. WHEN: July 30, 2013. 11:30am – 1:30pm. WHERE: Kate-Lo Tile & Stone Roseville.

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Ceramic Tile

The Perfect Bath

It seems as if we are in a stone moment. Our overwhelming enthusiasm for stone should not eclipse ceramic tile as a fabulous material for backsplashes, fireplaces, kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms and mudrooms.

Bathrooms that Inspire Design

Tile of Spain USA

Spanish ceramic tile can be seen on commercial buildings or in homes. It can be used on interiors and exteriors. Here’s a look at some bathrooms featuring Tile of Spain products that will hopefully inspire your next design project.

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New from Tile of Spain, Florida Tile and Ann Sacks

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Tile Of Spain Launches Quick Ship Collection.

Five New Residential Custom Tile Projects on Houzz | Architectural.


I've recently uploaded photos of my custom designed and created residential tile projects on Houzz. You can view four kitchens and one front door surround that were conceived and assembled for private clients. The themes

Avente Tile Talk: Portuguese Ceramic Tile Artistry

Tile Talk

According to the curators of the Palácio Nacional de Sintra (National Palace of Sintra) in Portugal, the use of azulejos (a form of Portuguese or Spanish painted, tin-glazed, ceramic tile) in decoration is unique when compared

Match Your Pottery Barn Style

Architectural Ceramics

Did you just receive your Fall 2013 Pottery Barn catalog in the mail? We did! Pottery Barn is actually my favorite home furniture store, I always drag my husband through that one store when we’re at the mall together.