2017

Ready for Resale: Tips on Getting Ready to Sell Your Home

Architectural Ceramics

Rockville, MD – May 26, 2017 – Ready to renovate for resale? It’s that time of year: you’re already done with your spring-cleaning, and the weather is warming up for summer.

Italian Ceramic Tile and Mosaics. Part One: Mosaics

Tile+Mosaic

Italy is a treasure rove of mosaics. Although the Greeks were the first in the Mediterranean world to use them, the Romans took them to their heart. The three great eras of this art form were the Classical Roman period, the Byzantine period and the Renaissance.

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Tile Updates: Current Tile Trends

As The Tile Turns

Tile makes a statement while retaining the durability, versatility and other numerous benefits that have made it such a popular flooring material through the years.

A First-Time Homeowner Hits the Craftsman Jackpot in Seattle — House Tour

Apartment Therapy

Name: Hayley Francis. Location: Roosevelt — Seattle, Washington. Size: 1,800 square feet. Years lived in: 2.5 years, owned. When Hayley Francis set out in search of her dream home in Seattle during the summer of 2015, she did so toting a wishlist of charming must-haves: checkerboard black and white tile floors in the kitchen, hardwoods throughout, and a classic Craftsman style.

New Trends and Innovations showcased by Tile of Spain Companies at Coverings 2017

Tile of Spain USA

Miami, FL, April 2017 – Tile of Spain, the international brand representing 125 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER).

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Tile Talk: Green vs Green Squared

Giotile

Tile is Naturally Green All ceramic (which includes porcelain) tile is inherently green. It’s basically made of dirt and water, after all. The natural materials have a number of environmental qualities that make tile a great choice for eco-friendly design projects: Ceramic tile is sanitary.

How to Keep Natural Stone Countertops Beautiful

CUSTOM Insights Blog

The versatility and beauty of marble, limestone, travertine, granite and other natural stone countertops make them extremely popular in kitchens around the country. Kitchen countertops are exposed daily to all types of potential problems, including stains.

The Future Lies Beneath the Counter Top

Kitchens for Living

They say that what’s inside is what counts. That couldn’t be more true when it comes to some of the newest technology for your kitchen. The counter top is one of the most integral parts of your kitchen.

Making a Statement with Shower Accent Walls

Architectural Ceramics

Trends. They come and they go. Watch any interior design show on HGTV or DIY Network, and an open concept layout is in. We know what’s hot when it comes to your main floor’s kitchen and entertaining spaces, but what about a space that is a bit more private: your bathroom.

Tile Excellence For Sale and I retired to Florida, So why am I in Gloucester, MA.

Tile Excellence

Tile Installation Services | Labor Only | Tile Excellence. for the entire summer posting tile job pictures here and on Craigslist Boston -something I haven’t done since I retired 2 years ago-- from a tile installation job I just finished in Gloucester, MA ? Because.

Insider’s Guide to Stone Tile

As The Tile Turns

When it comes to home finishes, stone tile has a unique way of creating a custom look of understated elegance that is effortlessly natural. Distinct characteristics, especially of natural stone tile , ensure that your home will be truly one of a kind.

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Old Pattern, New Tricks: The Classic Pattern That's Having A Moment Right Now

Apartment Therapy

(Image credit: Gisbert Poeppler ). The zigzag pattern known as herringbone has been around for a long time , but right now it's enjoying a moment of particular popularity.

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Tile of Spain Announces Winners for the 5th Annual “Passport To Creativity” Contest

Tile of Spain USA

Four lucky winners are heading to Spain thanks to the 5 th annual Tile of Spain “Passport to Creativity” contest.

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Get the Look: Best Small Patio Products for Summer Entertaining

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Don’t shortchange your small outdoor area.

19 Japanese Soaking Tubs That Bring the Ultimate Comfort

Trendir Magazine

Built with a bench right inside, these beauties will transform your bathroom into a more luxurious retreat. Japanese soaking tubs bring the ultimate amount of comfort to your bathing experience. They deeper, rounder and stylish too.

ARDEX Releases K 521™: A New Self-Leveling Concrete Topping with Aggregate Surface

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Aliquippa, Pa., September 11, 2017 – ARDEX Americas is pleased to announce that ARDEX K 521™ Self-Leveling Concrete Topping with Aggregate Surface ​​​​is now available for purchase at ARDEX distributors throughout North America.

How Can You Learn About GIO Tile Products?

Giotile

We created GIO, not because the world needed another brand of tile and stone, but because we saw a need in the commercial design arena for better surfacing options, service, and solutions.

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Making a Difference.

Garden State Tile Blog

One of the greatest gifts you can give is your time. Today, the employees at Garden State Tile took time to volunteer at the Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties in Neptune, New Jersey. The post Making a Difference. appeared first on Garden State Tile. Blog Community

Stand Out With Metallic Effect Tiles

The London Tile Co.

The latest tile trend is one that will add a touch of urban glamour to any room in your home. Whether you are going for a shimmering bathroom or a high-impact hallway, our range of metallic finish tiles are sure to create the wow-factor.

6 Steps to Prep for an Appointment with AC

Architectural Ceramics

Have a tile project on your hands and not sure where to start? How about with an appointment with Architectural Ceramics. Our associates are eager to start the creative collaboration process with you.

KBIS2017 Part III-Exploring Surfaces

Kitchens for Living

This is Part III of my KBIS2017 recap. You can find Part I here and Part II here. Ok where were we? Ah yes, I believe I promised you something to do with rhino poop and a surprise inside the shower.

5 Bathroom Tile Tips for Small Spaces

As The Tile Turns

Choosing the best tile for the right area in your home is more complicated than a short trip to a Denver tile showroom. Everything from aesthetics to the size of a room must be considered.

A Forgotten Flooring Material is Back, and Better than Ever

Apartment Therapy

The wheel of design is always turning, and at no time is this more delightful than when something you remember from your childhood as being particularly dowdy is suddenly the height of chic. My mother's sandals and culottes are suddenly for sale at Urban Outfitters, and similarly, the floors of my parents' house are the hottest new thing in design. Ladies and gentlemen, say hello to terrazzo. READ MORE ». Remodeling Ideas. Tile & Stone. Trends. Flooring

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Talking Tile, Spain and Cevisama: A Review of the 2017 Passport to Creativity Tour

Tile of Spain USA

36 Tropical Decorating Ideas Fresh Off the Fashion Runways

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Fashion designers must have been dreaming of Bali Ha’i this year. The latest fashion runways for summer featured models in Hawaiian prints and lush banana leaves. Tropical fashion runway looks.

Big Bathroom Mirror Trend in Real Interiors

Trendir Magazine

The big bathroom mirror trend will delight and excite those who love to work on their outfit and look a lot, but it has so much more to offer in terms of design and decor. And while a big mirror may not be easy to maintain, it definitely justifies the hassle of keeping it spotless.

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WEBINAR: Capillary Passive Drainage for Exterior Tiling Installations

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

Join us on August 22 at 1:00 pm Central Daylight (2:00 pm ET) time for a one-hour educational webinar. Exterior tile and stone installations are becoming more popular and requiring the use of specialized installation materials to handle the tough demands of tiling outside.

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GIO Looks at 5 Top Tile Trends

Giotile

Striking a balance between unique and timeless in commercial design can be a lofty goal. While a commercial space should ideally be able to stand the test of time, remaining as attractive and inviting as it did from day one, it is important to be relevant.

Introducing Schluter Thinset

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone is excited to introduce two new thinsets from Schluter®. We are currently stocking these at all of our Minnesota locations and our Iowa location.

10 Ideas For Your New Kitchen

Kitchen and Residential Design

The kitchen is “the heart of the home” and is (along with the bathroom) the most frequently remodeled room of the average house.

Cinco de Mayo: 5 Ways to Use Mexican-Inspired Tile

Architectural Ceramics

Rockville, MD – May 5, 2017 – The Kentucky Derby, Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, and Memorial Day – May is never short on it’s share of holidays and celebrations.

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The Big Move Part III: Demo,Design & The Reason Why

Kitchens for Living

It’s Friday and time for another installment of The Big Move. Thank you so much for all the great feedback on parts I & II You can catch up right here in case you missed them. If you subscribe to the blog that will never happen again.

Hot Tile Picks: 15 Kitchen Backsplashes You Will Love

As The Tile Turns

Whether it is a tile, stone, art glass or even a simple design that stands out in its modesty, a backsplash gives a kitchen an aesthetic signature. An elaborate backsplash can serve as the centerpiece itself.

A Fun & Fresh California Home — House Call

Apartment Therapy

Name: Amber. Location: Long Beach, California. My husband and I recently moved into this space, and we decide to take on a small renovation. It's my own home, so I wanted to take some risks and I wanted it to be a little fun. As a relatively new designer I wanted to take the opportunity to design something that reflected my personal design aesthetic which is midcentury, eclectic, and can be a little glam too. The space had good bones, but it was dated.