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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Tile with Money in Mind

Architectural Ceramics

The deadline is here. We’re all holding our wallets and our breath in anticipation of (cue the diabolical laugh) Tax Day. We all know that preparing and filing taxes is taxing.

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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.

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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The hands of a working man

Tile Excellence

Ive been posting articles here since 2011. Ive been criticized by my peers mostly competitors and at times threats of being sued because i shared my opinions of products and procedures I use tried and true from over 35 years of laying tile.

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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.

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.

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.

Tile of Spain Companies Prepare for Coverings 2018 in Atlanta

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain companies are on the road again! In less than 3 weeks, 85 Spanish ceramic and stone manufacturers will be heading to the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta to showcase their latest products and innovations at Coverings 2018: The Global Tile & Stone Experience.

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.

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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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!

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.

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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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.

building on basics : eclipse

Ciao Tile

there’s not much to argue when it comes to a classic. but when you can build on it…tweak it…play with it a bit, making that classic more. unique, you know you’ve got something good. our eclipse series is the perfect starting point.

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You’ll Flip For These 14 Easy, Inspiring Ways to Include Storage in Your Décor

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Looking for more ways to incorporate storage into your décor? Keep scrolling for some inspiration. Image: PLATEMARK DESIGN Storage doesn’t have to be synonymous with shoving your belongings in a closet, pulling the doors closed, and hoping no one ever looks inside.

Picking the Best Countertop for Your Orange County Kitchen Remodel

Burgin Construction

Picking the Best Countertop for Your Orange County Kitchen Remodel – this is only one of what will seem like a million decisions you will need to make when designing your new kitchen but it is absolutely one of the most important.

Tile of Spain Announces Coverings 2018 Schedule of Events

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain, the international brand representing 125 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturer’s Association (ASCER), announces their schedule of events for Coverings 2018.

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Sealed with a Kiss: Hexagon Kiss Dipped Tile

Architectural Ceramics

I think we can all agree that hexagon tiles aren’t going away any time soon. At Architectural Ceramics, we heart hexagons. From ceramic and porcelain to glass and marble, we have plenty of hexagon types to choose from.

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.

REMODELING Cost vs. Value Report Highlights

JG Kitchens

Are you planning a remodeling project in 2018? If so, REMODELING Magazine’s latest Cost vs. Value Report will be helpful in deciding where to put your money and what it’s likely to yield in increased home value.

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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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How to Use Cement Tile to Add Color and Pattern to Your Kitchen

Granada Tile

Are you wanting to make a change in your home this new year? Is it time to refresh your space and align it with your personal style and updated taste? Start with your kitchen. The kitchen is a place where you spend a lot of time at home, even if you’re not a huge cook.

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4 Timeless Tile Designs

As The Tile Turns

Whether for future sale or your own personal enjoyment, you're determined to freshen up your home. Like many homeowners, however, time and budget constraints limit the extent to which you can transform your interior aesthetic. A simple tile update could be the solution, but you need a versatile look that will complement your evolving home. Expert Advice Natural Stone

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New Decorating Trends That Are Totally Worth Trying In 2018

Trendir Magazine

The great thing about a new year is that new trends and new ideas can be incorporated into the home for an easy revamp. With so many different trends merging on the scene it can be hard to decide which ones are actually worth investing time and money in.

"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 101: 5 Home Decorating Problems and How to Fix Them

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

No home is perfect, no matter how big or new it is. You may find issues with the layout, or storage or lighting. It can be a bigger challenge when you rent, since you usually can’t do much about the space you’re living in.

Large Format Porcelain Panels

United Tile's Blog

We are seeing a huge rise in interest in large format porcelain panels. LAMINAM by Crossville’s offers the only design solution of their kind that can skin both floors and walls in durable, enviable ceramic style.

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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Getting in Shape: The Skinny on Tile Shapes & Patterns

Architectural Ceramics

Losing weight. It stinks. Many of us use the New Year to kick off a new exercise plan. At Architectural Ceramics, we’ve done a little exercise of our own to come up with some of our favorite tile shapes and patterns.

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Get The Look For Less With Wood Effect Tiles

The London Tile Co.

There’s something about wooden floors that adds a cosy feel to homes and while we love the look, there are some elements that put us off. Not only are they expensive to install and maintain, they also often show signs of wear and tear.

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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!