2019

May Featured Tiles: Malmo Cement Effect & Aquarius Stone Effect Tiles

The London Tile Co.

May seems to have crept up on us and we’re finding it hard to believe we’ll soon be half way through 2019. We’re looking forward to BBQ season and seeing all the wonderful garden designs created using our range of outdoor porcelain tiles.

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Tile of Spain Showcases Trends and Innovations from over 98 Manufacturers at Coverings 2019

Tile of Spain USA

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CTDA is excited to announce the 2019 Supplier of the Year, Crossville, Inc!

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Last night at CTDA’s Coverings Happy Hour, Crossville, Inc. was announced as the Supplier of the Year. This is Crossville’s THIRD time winning this award and is the first supplier to do so!

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5 Unique Ways to Incorporate Handmade Cement Tiles to Your Home

Granada Tile

In a world of IKEA furniture and DIY projects, architects and designers need to be creative when adding unique elements to a home.

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Tile Tour: A Master Bathroom Decked in White

Architectural Ceramics

Fresh white snow on Christmas morning, bright white lights strung over bustling streets, or white champagne bubbles on New Year’s — What classic imagery comes to mind when you think about the holidays?

How to Incorporate Luxurious Statement Stones

As The Tile Turns

Have you ever fallen head over heels in love.with stone tile? It's a surprisingly common phenomenon, and one we encourage at Decorative Materials. Many of our clients find themselves drawn to a particular type of stone —and eager to incorporate it into their projects.

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Tile Trends at Coverings — From Kitchen & Bath Design News

JG Kitchens

This month’s Trend Spotting takes us to Orlando, where the massive Coverings tile expo took place. Check out the latest global tile trends. Which ones do you love? Which ones would you include in your home? There are so many new, and new-old, styles to choose from.

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Tile Store, Why Your Installer Should Go With You!

How to Floor Tile

There are a lot of important items to consider when selecting tile. One is cost of installation. Why do we charge X for one type of tile and Y for another? It's easy to answer, some tile is much more time consuming to install than others.

National Kitchen & Bath Association 2019 Bathroom Design Trends

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) released its 2019 Bathroom Design Trends, which coincided with its annual Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), celebrating the best in kitchen and bathroom design trends.

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Create the Mosaics of the Mediterranean at Chautauqua

Tile+Mosaic

How To Choose Bathroom Floor Tiles

The London Tile Co.

Whether building a new property or renovating a current one, choosing the bathroom floor tiles should be one of the highlights. Tiles can transform your house into a home and bathrooms can really set the tone for your property. Are you looking for a sleek, modern finish?

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Ceramic: A Safe Choice

Tile of Spain USA

Did you know that ceramic is a safe and completely recyclable material? It’s hygienic, hypoallergenic, and it is ideal for almost any space. Because ceramic a natural and safe material, it works for virtually any room in the home.

Rick Church, Executive Director of CTDA, will be chairing the panel debate on the Globalization of the Ceramic Tile Quality

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Rick Church, Executive Director of CTDA, The Ceramic Tile Distributors Association, will be chairing the panel debate on the Globalization of the Ceramic Tile Quality which will take place at Qualicer 2020.

Encaustic Tiles: Eco-Friendly and Why it Matters

Granada Tile

Figure 1 In Little Rock, Ashley Knickrehm has created an elegant, bucolic deck with Granada Tile’s encaustic cement tile La Rochelle. Interior designers and architects around the world want their designs to last and be admired for years to come.

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Tidying Up: How to Clean Up Different Tile Types

Architectural Ceramics

It’s no secret that Americans have fallen in love with Marie Kondo and her mission to clean up homes across the nation.

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How the Right Ceramic Finish Can Transform a Space

As The Tile Turns

Beautiful, versatile, and highly durable, ceramic tile is a wonderful option for creating a practical and aesthetically pleasing space. Unfortunately, choosing ceramic is just the beginning. Once you've decided to install ceramic tile in your project, you'll need to delve into the details.

Sexy Home Design Styles Make a Comeback

JG Kitchens

I recently returned from the massive Design & Construction Week expo in Las Vegas. DCW combines the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show with the International Builders Show , both large events by themselves, tremendous together, as many feet will attest!

How to Use the 2019 Colors of the Year with Tile

United Tile's Blog

Color abounds! Even with countless colors at our disposal, we need to remind ourselves of that sometimes. It’s easy to get caught up in the comfort and familiarity of creams, whites, beiges and greys. But the promise of color – and the challenge of color! – is always there.

Why Tile? Easy Care and Low Maintenance

Conestoga Tile Blog

As we continue our blog series on why you should choose tile for your home, today we wanted to focus on tile’s superior easy to clean nature and unmatched durability. Among a variety of different advantages, homeowners love tile floors because of its easy care and low maintenance properties.

National Kitchen & Bath Association 2019 Kitchen Design Trends

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) released its 2019 Kitchen Design Trends report. The report coincided with its annual Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), celebrating the best in kitchen and bathroom design trends.

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Diary of a Tile Addict

Wood-effect tiles are a special creation- the resistance and lifespan of ceramic with the natural beauty of timber, plus the freedom and luxury to combine wood with underfloor heating.

Update Your Kitchen Splashback With The Savanna Range

The London Tile Co.

Are you looking for that extra something to add dimension to a kitchen in a new build? Or maybe you are renovating your current kitchen? Whatever type of property you have, at some point it’s likely your kitchen will need a new splashback.

Tile of Spain Heads to Coverings 2019!

Tile of Spain USA

In just one week, nearly 100 Spanish ceramic and stone manufacturers will be heading to Coverings 2019: The Global Stone & Tile Experience to showcase their latest products and innovations during North America’s premier event for the ceramic tile and natural stone industry.

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Arizona Tile Fourth Quarter Press Release 2018

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

John Huarte, University of Notre Dame Alumni, Gives Back. It is no secret that Arizona Tile founder, John Huarte, has strong and lasting ties with his alma mater.

Designers Share Their Tips for Pairing Floor Tiles with Wall Tiles in Bathrooms

Granada Tile

Runway models have been mixing clothing pieces with flare for as long as fashion has been an industry. That same expertise for color, size, and pattern is a necessity when choosing to pair floor and wall tiles for your project.

If Only The Road to the Final Games Were Paved in Tile

Architectural Ceramics

We know in March and April, the NCAA Tournament is played on wood-covered basketball courts; but, wouldn’t it be sweet if the elite teams dribbled and passed the ball to the finals on wood-look tile instead?

How It’s Made: The Euphoria Collection

As The Tile Turns

Sonoma Tilemakers is a top name in the interior design sphere, and for good reason. Boasting 25 years of success, this tile authority has made a name for itself by introducing intriguing style concepts while holding true to some of the world's most cherished traditions.

Preview 2019’s Top Tile Trends For American Homes — From Forbes.com

JG Kitchens

I’m in Orlando at the moment, checking out the latest tile innovations, products and trends at Coverings. Here’s an early look at the top looks at this massive tile expo. As you might expect, there’s eye candy for days!

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“More is More” – The Maximalism Revival

Garden State Tile Blog

Over the last few years minimalism has consumed the design world with its neutral hues, straight lines and overall simplicity. While this picture perfect design genre is certainly captivating, it’s not always reflective of the adventure, passion and personal style that make up our lives.

Bringing a Touch of Luxury to Bathrooms

Kitchen and Residential Design

A recent survey from Lightstream reports that 37 percent of homeowners indicated they are planning to remodel their bathrooms in 2019, edging out kitchen remodels, which 31 percent of respondents said was a priority.

15 Bathrooms That Will Make You Fall in Love With Penny Tile

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Penny tile can give any bathroom a polished look. Image: Hisbalit. Tile in the bathroom might sound as original as florals for spring. But like any good floral print, the wow factor of the tile all comes down to the one you choose. Don’t be square!

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A wildlife walk with Gary Drostle

Diary of a Tile Addict

Since he was last featured in Tile Addict , Gary Drostle has created even more awe-inspiring work. In particular, a notable contribution from this mosaic artist is present in Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in California.

Keeping Your Porcelain Patio Clean This Summer

The London Tile Co.

In the UK it rains for almost half of the year, 156 days if some websites are to be believed, so the last thing anyone wants to be doing when the sun makes its rare appearance is cleaning the patio.

Case Study: Spanish Ceramic Tiles Play a Key Role University Expansion

Tile of Spain USA

Designed by renowned architect Alberto Campo Baeza , the newest addition to the Francisco de Vitoria University Campus in Pozuelo, Madrid houses athletic facilities and classrooms for student use.

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COVERINGS ANNOUNCES CHARITABLE INITIATIVES AT THE 2019 SHOW

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

(ARLINGTON, VA—March 18, 2019) Coverings ( coverings.com ), the largest international tile & stone exhibition and conference in North America, will give back to the local community through a range of charitable initiatives at this year’s show in Orlando, Florida from April 9-12. Continuing its tradition of supporting the host city, Coverings will partner with both Clean the World and the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando.

Decoraciones modernas de casas.

Granada Tile

Decoración de baño por Stefanie Rosa´s usando los azulejos de concreto Athens de Granada Tile. En el mundo del diseño de interiores y muebles IKEA, los arquitectos y diseñadores deben ser creativos al momento de agregar elementos únicos a las decoraciones del hogar.

Penny Round Tile Inspiration to Fill Your Home Renovation Idea Bank

Architectural Ceramics

Tax Day. It always goes one of two ways: receiving a refund or owing Uncle Sam a penny or two. If you plan to use your refund on a home renovation project, then Architectural Ceramics is here to fill your idea bank with inspiration.