2018

Nature: The Timeless Trend

Tile of Spain USA

Natural motifs in interior design are timeless trends that are in constant evolution. Architects and designers are always looking for new ways to translate the beauty of nature into different styles for residential and commercial projects.

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Made By Moms, For Moms: Tiled Spaces with a Feminine Touch

Architectural Ceramics

For a lot of mom’s, a simple gesture like a hand-made card, breakfast in bed, or a bouquet of flowers means a lot on Mother’s Day. But what about when she simply wants to get away to pamper herself in a feminine space?

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Why Choose Porcelain Paving?

The London Tile Co.

If you’ve been on the hunt for new paving recently you have probably come across one or two products made from porcelain. This versatile material is taking over most areas of our home, but you might be wondering why it’s become so popular externally.

New Trends In Bathrooms, "More Marble?"

How to Floor Tile

I have noticed a lot more Marble and Travertine in showrooms across the metroplex showcasing these two Natural Stones. I have some very strong opinions about these types of material and their use. My opinion is they do not belong in abundance in a shower or wet area.

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2018 Tile Trends from Tile of Spain

JG Kitchens

I’ve had the pleasure of visiting the major Spanish tile show, Cevisama , in a hosted press tour, in 2012, and seeing Tile of Spain ‘s exhibits at Coverings at several shows. Here’s the trade group’s take on what’s hot for ceramic tile in 2018: Monochromatic.

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On the Road in New York-ICFF, Art & Great Food

Kitchens for Living

This year my birthday coincided with Design Week so I thought what the heck, it’s time for another On the Road episode, this time to the Big Apple for ICFF. The International Contemporary Furniture Fair was held at the Jacob K. Javits Center May 20-23 and is known as the North American platform for Luxury […] Read more.

What to Expect During Your New Home Walkthrough

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Home inspections are usually part of the process when you’re buying an existing home. If you’re building your home, however, your builder will coordinate any necessary inspections with the city, then schedule a walkthrough with you.

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Ciao Tile

to the ones who make it, the ones who show it, the ones who love it + the ones who choose it. we love tile, but we love the people involved in the process even more.

Coverings 2018: Tile of Spain Exhibitor Directory

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain is a proud sponsor of Coverings 2018 , The Global Tile & Stone Experience, which will take place May 8 through May 11, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Surge: AC’s Glass-Inspired Ceramic

Architectural Ceramics

During the month of March, we all feel a sudden surge run through our bodies, that sends us running to the party store for shamrock cut-outs, leprechaun hats and the like. So if you like St. Patrick’s Day and the color green, then you’re in luck with our Surge Collection.

Neutral Tones & Tempting Texture From The Napoli Range

The London Tile Co.

Texture has been making waves in the tile world over the last year, following on from other popular trends like wood and stone effect – which both seem to be here to stay.

And Sometimes We HAve To Tear It Out!

How to Floor Tile

So, I started installing this floor. The next day I removed the lash clips to resume the install but they just didn't do the job as I would have liked. So, I ripped it out and started over. I hate doing the same thing twice but worse than that leaving some uneven edges was not acceptable.

2018 Tile Trends from Tile of Spain

JG Kitchens

I’ve had the pleasure of visiting the major Spanish tile show, Cevisama , in a hosted press tour, in 2012, and seeing Tile of Spain ‘s exhibits at Coverings at several shows. Here’s the trade group’s take on what’s hot for ceramic tile in 2018: Monochromatic.

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From tile to masonry transition stone work and how to build a masonry pond

Tile Excellence

From tile to masonry transition stone work and how to build a masonry pond If you've been following tile excellence blog for some years now, maybe you've felt comfortable and tried your hand at doing some tile work. If you've successfully done some tile work then stone and masonry work will be easy.

Add Elegance to Your Patio with Black and White Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

Tiles have been one of the most classic and beloved décor materials for centuries. The craft dates back to 20,000 BC when humans started making figures and objects using clay and other materials with in-ground kilns.

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Collaboration Corner: Decorative Materials & Mountain Living 2017 Home of the Year

As The Tile Turns

Every year, acclaimed magazine Mountain Living asks architects, designers and homeowners to share their latest accomplishments in pursuit of the coveted Home of the Year Award. The magazine receives a myriad of impressive entries, which include photographs of several rooms and special features. Finalists often receive walk-through evaluations from the judging committee, which may express curiosity surrounding the home's in-person atmosphere. Project Highlights luxury tiles

Outstanding Ornamenta

Diary of a Tile Addict

Deco by Ornamenta When it came to achingly beautiful tiles in all the current design trends, Coverings delivered in spades.

The Writing’s on the Wall: 20 Decorating With Chalkboard Paint Ideas

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

What if we told you that decorating with chalkboard paint can be totally grown up and chic? We’re not talking about the old-school green chalkboards of the past.

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Ciao Tile

to the ones who make it, the ones who show it, the ones who love it + the ones who choose it. we love tile, but we love the people involved in the process even more.

The 2018 Passport to Creativity Tour in Review

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain USA recently hosted a group of tile savvy designers, architects and journalists on an educational tour through Valencia and Barcelona. Participants were able to experience first hand Spanish culture, get an up close look at Tile of Spain manufacturers exhibiting at Cevisama 2018 and immerse themselves in the deep architectural history of ceramics in Spanish cities. DAY ONE – VALENCIA.

April Showers Bring May Flowers

Architectural Ceramics

If April showers bring May flowers, then Architectural Ceramic’s brings you a twist on the classic rhyme. Instead of flowers, let’s talk showers and shower tile. From the ground up, we’ll see what goes under and over shower floors and walls.

Metro Tile Layouts

The London Tile Co.

Metro, subway, brick, or whatever you call them, these small ceramic tiles never seem to go out of style. They take their name from the coloured brick tiles traditionally used in underground stations but have become a staple in both kitchens and bathrooms over the last few years.

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"Quickest Way To Remove Mold From Your Shower"

How to Floor Tile

Commercial Spray Bottle or used Lysol plastic bottle 2. Clorox and or liquid bleach 3. Mix 50% water 50% bleach 4. Spray on shower walls just after using shower 5. Ventilate room or close door and turn on exhaust fan Know this, this will destroy mold and mildew but will do little to remove soap scum and mineral deposits. Soap scum and mineral deposits attract mold and mildew. For mineral deposits use CLR but do not mix these two products together.

Design & Construction Week 2018 – Fine Homebuilding Fave Products Posts

JG Kitchens

The editors of Fine Homebuilding particularly liked these cool new products shown at Design & Construction Week, and asked me to write them up for their website. Here are the posts with their links and photos. More DCW coverage to come! Add lighting to your countertop supports!

Florida tile installation pay is only half of Boston and I still made over $ 10,000 in just over a month

Tile Excellence

Florida tile installation pay is only half of Boston and I still made over $ 10,000 in just over a month Ive been writing about the opportunity presented by the purchase of tileexcellence.com for some time now.

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House Beautiful Has Us Drooling Over Clawfoot And Sunken Tubs

Granada Tile

A recent post on House Beautiful found us drooling over clawfoot and sunken tubs. In the cold and rain they certainly loom large in our bathroom renovation dreams, thoughts of evenings spent submerged in bubbles all the up to our chinny-chin-chin getting us through chilly, dreary days.

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Eye Catching Tile Design for 2018

As The Tile Turns

Tile design trends change significantly from one year to the next, but select patterns deliver long-term satisfaction. When hunting for a new look, it's important to consider not only what will feel fresh at the moment, but also what will continue to make a statement in years to come. Tile Trends luxury tiles

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Colorker Countdown

Diary of a Tile Addict

Evoke collection by Colorker. Over the next couple of weeks Diary of a Tile Addict will be sharing some of the new tile ranges that will be on display at Coverings, Atlanta, USA from 8th May. Tile Addict is starting with one of Spain’s foremost manufacturers, Colorker.

3 DIY Eco-Friendly Cleaning Solutions for Your Spring Clean

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Get your home sparkling this spring, with eco-friendly cleaners. Image: Marlowe Hues Color & Design Spring cleaning is supposed to refresh your home. It’s a little counterintuitive, then, that traditional cleaning methods lean on harsh, often toxic chemicals to do the job.

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cheers…

Ciao Tile

to the ones who make it, the ones who show it, the ones who love it + the ones who choose it. we love tile, but we love the people involved in the process even more.

Tile of Spain Showcases Tile Innovations from over 85 Manufacturers at Coverings 2018

Tile of Spain USA

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Bigger Is Better: Large Format Porcelain Tile

Architectural Ceramics

Go big or go home. OK, we’d love to go through your home. Architectural Ceramic’s put together a small list of some of our large format porcelain tile collections. No matter the type of renovation, we can change the look of your home in a big way. About Porcelain Tile.

February Featured Tiles: Calacatta Marble Effect & Chateau Flagstone Modular Packs

The London Tile Co.

We’ve all made it to the end of January and whether you’ve been doing dry january, veganuary or just taking easy after a busy Christmas, we think there’s cause to celebrate. There’s so much to look forward to in February; Valentine’s day, pancake day and for us a trip to the Surface Design Show to take a look at the brand new Valverdi Indoor-Out tiles on display. February also brings brand new Featured Tiles and this month we have two ranges that we absolutely love.

What Type of Flooring is Best for Your Home?

Kitchen and Residential Design

Many homeowners are looking into purchasing new flooring for their home. But, which type of flooring is right for you? You may be surprised to learn how many types of flooring are available in today’s market. The following are some of the more popular flooring options available today.