Creating Custom Designs with Homemade, Handpainted Terracotta Tiles

Architectural Ceramics

Architectural Ceramics is helping bring homemade, handpainted terracotta tiles to the DC Metro area and invites you to come into one of our showrooms to check it out! Here’s a step-by-step guide to customized terracotta tile : Pick a color.

Add Rustic Charm With Saltillo Terracotta Tiles

The London Tile Co.

Terracotta tiles have been used in homes for many years due to their durability, as well as the warm and rustic feel they bring to any room. Our Saltillo Terracotta tiles come directly from Saltillo, Mexico, where they are lovingly handmade. Each terracotta tile features a combination of burnt oranges, rich reds and yellow hues, and no two tiles are exactly the same – giving them a wonderfully rustic and handmade look. Hallway Tiles Kitchen Tiles terracotta

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Malibu with Terracotta Ceramic Tiles: A Historical Perspective

Tile Talk

A closer look at the blue-glazed Malibu with terracotta tiles at the Adamson House. Malibu glazed ceramic tiles meld beautifully with terracotta tiles along the walkways of the Adamson House. Browse our Malibu with Terracotta Ceramic Tile here! `.

October Featured Tiles: Panache & Terracotta

The London Tile Co.

Terracotta. The natural look of terracotta is extremely popular, but terracotta tiles require regular sealing and maintenance. Our low-maintenance range of Terracotta effect porcelain tiles are perfect for anyone wanting to recreate the rustic look with less of the effort. Perfect for floors in kitchens, hallways and dining areas, the Terracotta tiles measure 300x300mm.

Saltillo Tile's Centuries-Old Allure

Tile Talk

Now, depending on where the raw tile is positioned within the beehive-like kiln, the tile can take on hues ranging from yellow to a rich orange to dark terracotta. By Arpi Nalbandian , Tileometry. Coupled with decorative ceramic tiles, Saltillo tile exudes Old World charm.

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What tile should I pick if I don’t know my cabinets or counter yet?

Architectural Ceramics

Coordinating your tile when you haven’t selected your cabinets and counter yet can be confusing. Fortunately, it’s much easier than selecting tile that coordinates with existing cabinets and countertops. On the other hand, you have so many more options, it can be overwhelming.

Newest Trends in Kitchen & Bath

Architectural Ceramics

This particular one in an unglazed terracotta tile giving it a rustic and authentic look. Terracotta Brick ). It’s that time of year when we are thinking about what we want to accomplish in 2016.

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Get The Look: Traditional Tuscan

The London Tile Co.

For a bold, warm toned floor use Terracotta Tiles or for a more subtle warmth use Nature Porcelain Tiles in Peanut. Terracotta tiles are inherently rustic because they are handmade from natural clay, thus giving each tile a unique colour. Using warm, earthy tones is the perfect way to give your home the feel of a Mediterranean holiday villa, and exposed bricks create a stunning rustic vibe.

Bursting With Color and Natural Energy: Lemongrass Restaurant in Indonesia

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

All throughout, natural materials like wood, natural stone and terracotta tiles are linked together for vibrant visual effects. In our constant search for inspiring design, we stumbled upon Lemongrass , a lively restaurant envisioned by Einstein & Associates in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia.

Why does Terrible Tile Use ARDEX Products? “They’re the Best!”

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

This picture shows how well ARDEX X 77 performed on this three quarter inch thick terracotta handmade decorative tile! Today’s #TileTalk Testimonial is from Frank Granata, owner of Terrible Tile LLC … “People want know why I use ARDEX products.

3 Ways to Create Style with Plain Hexagon Tile

Tile Talk

Hexagon Saltillo tiles provide rustic charm with the natural color variations found in terracotta. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. With it''s classic six-sided shape, the hexagon is gaining and maintaining it''s elegant prowess in design circles (pun intended) once again.

In The News: Granada Tile In Veranda

Granada Tile

Set off by rustic painted cabinets, burnished wood countertops and that fabulous terracotta pot bursting with sunflowers, the Sherwood tiles in the 6 x 6 inch size from our Echo Collection add to this California space’s unique “south of France meets Arts & Crafts” vibe. Have you checked out this month’s Veranda? If you did, you might have spotted t his inviting house designed by James Huniford.

Adamson House Tile Tour

Tile Talk

Glazed terracotta planters with ornate designs are clues to what await. With the Fourth of July Holiday just around the corner, I found my thoughts wandering toward the sunny California coast. So, I thought I'd share one of my favorite historical tile haunts, The Adamson House.

Tile Trend Watch: Rustic ceramics: bringing back the taste for tradition

Tile of Spain USA

The natural hues of terracotta and rustic ceramic add warmth and personality to each space, keeping us in contact with Mother Nature: A place to nap in the sun, a small indoor patio, a place to plant a garden, etc.…

Avente Tile Talk: Innovation, Design Take Center Stage at Cersaie

Tile Talk

The latest trends for Italian ceramics include nature-inspired materials, a rediscovery of terracotta, monolithic tiles, textures, and cutting-edge design that remains environmentally conscious. Italian manufacturers have also seemed to embrace the warmth and appeal of terracotta.

Make a Splash with Pool Tiles

Tile Talk

Hand-painted glazed ceramic deco tiles with terracotta pavers showcase the stairs, risers and the pool. Deep indigo pool tiles, coupled with the architecture of the pool house, make for an incredible outdoor setting. Image via Architectural Digest.

Decorative Tile in Commercial Design

Tile Talk

The strong Spanish and Moorish influences are seen in the border pattern motifs and use of terracotta colors in the main field. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile.

Tiles in Disguise: Wood, Brick & Natural Stone Effect Tiles

The London Tile Co.

Terracotta Effect Tiles. Terracotta is a popular choice for kitchen floors, but requires regular cleaning and sealing using specialised products. We stock a range of terracotta effect porcelain tiles that are great value for money and need very little maintenance once laid.

Lavish Ornamentation Exhibited by Belle Epoque Residence in Kiev

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The interiors are realized in placid monochrome scales of dark brown, terracotta, cream, sandy, and silvery grey tones. Lavish ornamentation sets the rhythm for the dynamic Belle Epoque Residence imagined by Dream Design Studio in Kiev, Ukraine.

Avente Tile Talk: Designing with Tile: Fireplaces & Hearths

Tile Talk

Hand-painted Albacete Spanish ceramic tiles are right at home with the terracotta floor pavers, stone molding and black granite mantle and bench. Tuesday, February 18, 2014. Designing with Tile: Fireplaces & Hearths.

Australian Home’s Contemporary Interiors, Outdoor Spaces Defy Art Deco Facade

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Orange-hued timber ties together the original terracotta and brick accents both inside and out. In this renovation of an Art Deco home in the Melbourne suburb of Caulfield, Christopher Megowan Architects reordered the interiors of the house to create a new backbone.

Inexpensive Landscaping Ideas to Beautify Your Yard

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

If you’re using terracotta pots, soak them in water for an hour before painting with water based paint. Tailoring the look of your home’s exterior is one way to create a space that reflects your personality.

Avente Tile Talk: Alluring Arabesque Spanish Cement Tiles

Tile Talk

The Rustic Spanish Paver color palette includes classic bisque colors in terracotta, red and brown that provides traditional style. Tuesday, November 19, 2013. Alluring Arabesque Spanish Cement Tiles.

Avente Tile Talk: Spanish Tiles Make Magic

Tile Talk

Together with the terracotta Arabesque floor tiles, these La Merced ceramic tiles reveal a warm and friendly surrounding. Tuesday, November 26, 2013. Spanish Tiles Make Magic. The geometric patterns of Spanish tiles have created alluring charm in homes for centuries.

Avente Tile Talk: Favorite Portuguese Tile Installations

Tile Talk

The Portuguese Braganza pattern is a classic pattern with an unusual color palette including pistachio green, azure blue, and terracotta against a bright yellow background. Detailed view: A medallion of Portuguese Braganza 3"x3" tiles on terracotta. Tuesday, December 17, 2013.

Avente Tile Talk: Great Floor Designs with Rustic Cement Tile Pavers

Tile Talk

The Paver Color Palette includes classic bisque colors in terracotta, red and brown that provides traditional style. Tuesday, November 20, 2012. Great Floor Designs with Rustic Cement Tile Pavers. Project Pick: Durable, Rustic Spanish Pavers Offer Time-Tested Look.

How To Give Your Kitchen Backsplash A Unique Touch

Granada Tile

” The colors used for both Regal Clover-450 and Cluny-688 are Cordoba, Cream, Coral, Yellow, Terracotta. The bullnose is solid Terracotta. . A Custom Colored Cement Tile Kitchen Backsplash. A new backsplash is an easy way to give your kitchen a dramatic update.

Granada Tile Cement Tile In A Colorful Kitchen

Granada Tile

Red, white and woohoo! This amazing kitchen floor tile in the kitchen of a friend’s home using a patchwork of our concrete tiles stopped us in our tracks.

Intriguing Dear O’ Deer Planter Re-Shaping Perception of Everyday Things

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Dear O’ Deer is available in three different finishes: glazed matte white stoneware, fired terracotta and matte gold. Delhi based duo Re-culture recently presented Dear O’ Deer , an intriguing ceramic planter that works on the juxtaposition of the dead and the living.

Bathroom Tiles In A Beastie Boy’s Malibu Home

Granada Tile

Furthermore, we have solid color, terrazzo, mini, terracotta-like and hex-shaped tiles. Colorful Bathroom Tiles in a Malibu Home as seen in Architectural Digest. In our opinion, Beastie Boy Mike D’s Malibu home is the epitome of California cool.

Bathroom Tiles In A Beastie Boy’s Malibu Home

Granada Tile

Furthermore, we have solid color, terrazzo, mini, terracotta-like and hex-shaped tiles. Colorful Bathroom Tiles in a Malibu Home as seen in Architectural Digest. In our opinion, Beastie Boy Mike D’s Malibu home is the epitome of California cool.

Avente Tile Talk: Enduring Tile of the London Underground

Tile Talk

His Arts and Crafts designs can still be recognized by their ox-blood red glazed terracotta block facades† Covant Garden Station. Tuesday, August 27, 2013. Enduring Tile of the London Underground. 2013 marks the 150th anniversary of the first train journey on the London underground.

Make Your Country Kitchen With Rustic Tiles

The London Tile Co.

Saltillo Terracotta creates the perfect mediterranean-inspired floor, ready for the high traffic a loved kitchen will experience. Creating the perfect country kitchen seem like quite a task for those of us who don’t have an Aga. However, it is possible to create the homely feel of a farmhouse kitchen without splashing thousands on a new-old oven!

Before & After: Kitchen Gets a Key Update

Apartment Therapy

Realizing the faux terracotta tile wasn't working, but not wanting to commit to a full retiling of the whole space just yet, she came up with this graphic Greek solution. Pin it. Lisa's kitchen was in need of an update.

How to Bring Antique Farmhouse Decor into your Stylish Home

Stagetecture

Farmhouse style kitchens are characterized by wooden floors, but terracotta and checkered tiles may also be used. Do you love antiques and beautiful farmhouse decor ?

Cement Tiles Exude Warmth, Flexibility in Master Bath Redesign

Tile Talk

tile and plain cement tile in terracotta. Cement tile rug surrounded in terracotta-colored plain cement tile. Both are paired with terracotta-colored cement tile and small-format mosaic wall tile. By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile.

A Modern, Industrial Detroit Loft in a Renovated 1920s Building — House Tour

Apartment Therapy

Using features like reinforced concrete, or the art-deco facade on the front of the building with terracotta, a lot of cues were taken from nearby prolific architect Albert Kahn as well in the construction of the building," Jesse says. Name: Jesse and Cali Green. Location: New Center — Detroit, Michigan. Size: 980 square feet. Years lived in: Rented 1.5 years.

Think Hallway, Think Tiles

The London Tile Co.

TERRACOTTA TILES : Traditionally known to be a perfect complement to a kitchen, terracotta tiles are a great contender for a hallway floor. The terracotta tiles available through The London Tile Co. To ensure the longevity of the tile, the terracotta must be sealed correctly. Enhance the entrance to your home by transforming your hallway with tiles! Most of the time, when we think tiles we picture ourselves in a kitchen or a bathroom.

All About the Craftsmanship of Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

And if you’re looking for a more rustic look for your tile, the warm terracotta tones and unique shapes— dulcimer, hexagonal, square and picket —of the Rustico Range are a great choice.

Installing Granada Cement Tile in Your Kitchen (Infographic)

Granada Tile

Terracotta looks good in sun rooms. Granada Tile makes cement and concrete tile so durable and low maintenance they can be used for flooring and backsplash alike.