Going Above & Beyond: Backsplash Tile That Wows

Architectural Ceramics

While subway tile is a popular option and has it’s place, we’re here to challenge the norm. Ceramic tile has a range of options far beyond a 3″x6″ white subway. blended a graphic cement tile with the ever-popular farmhouse style for a rustic and modern look.

Tile of Spain Presents 2018 Trend Report for Ceramic Tile

Tile of Spain USA

Tile is not just an accent, it’s literally everywhere indoors and out. Pressroom 2018 Trends El Molino harmony Inalco Keraben natucer peronda tile of spain Tile trends Vives

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Porcelain Tile vs. Ceramic Tile

Tile Talk

By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. Since launching our new line of Porcelain Pool Tile earlier this month, we''ve been getting a lot of questions about what makes porcelain tile better than ceramic tile. Porcelain tile is a type of ceramic tile and nothing more.

Tile Face-Off: Porcelain vs. Ceramic Tile

As The Tile Turns

Choosing the right tile is an important decision, and there are a number of factors to take into account. For example, you will need to consider the shape and size of your room, how your tile will be used, durability, lighting and, of course, your own personal style.

Granada Tile Cement Tile Spotlight: Bilboa

Granada Tile

Fun fact for any Tolkein fans out there: in Basque, the city’s name is Bilbo, the first name of the reluctantly brave Hobbit in The Hobbit ) Because of its many swoops and swerves, this historic cement tile pattern reminded us of Bilbao. .

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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. Tile Trends Design

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Behind The Cement Tile: Granada Tile’s Santander Concrete Tile

Granada Tile

As regular readers may know, Granada Tile’s global perspective and love of travel means that we like to name our encaustic tile patterns after cities, countries and favorite spots around the world that inspire us. Case in point, our Santander cement tile.

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Coverings 2017 Tile Trends

Tile of Spain USA

One of Tile of Spain’s largest showings at Coverings ever, the Spain Pavilion at Coverings 2017 featured ceramic tile technology and design choices from 97 Spanish ceramic and stone manufacturers. Blog Coverings 2017 tile of spain Tile trends video

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Cement Tiles Inspired by World Travels

Granada Tile

Ceramic tiles first made an appearance in the ninth or tenth century BC, with cement tile arriving quite a bit later in the 1800s when hydraulic presses were invented and Portland cement was discovered. Moroccan Tile. Spanish Tile. Firenze Tile. Cuban Tile.

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A Granada Tile Fez Cement Tile Bathroom

Granada Tile

Adrianna and Paul’s Granada Tile Fez cement tile bathroom, recently shown in Living Etc. It’s hard to look at this one photo of our Fez cement tile used as shower floor tile and shower wall tile without wanting to see the whole thing!

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Getting in Shape: The Skinny on Tile Shapes & Patterns

Architectural Ceramics

At Architectural Ceramics, we’ve done a little exercise of our own to come up with some of our favorite tile shapes and patterns. Let’s get the skinny on a few tile shapes and patterns, and see how clients used them. Tile Shapes & Patterns. Losing weight.

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New Cuban Cement Tile from Aguayo Tile

Tile Talk

By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. A few weeks ago, I shared 2015 Tile Trends from my annual pilgrimage to Coverings , a trade show for tile and stone. I promised to share some other great new tile finds that Avente Tile will be adding to our offerings. Love Cuban Tiles?

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National Tile Day

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain is proud to participate in National Tile Day. Held February 23, the day recognizes tile as a timeless element of architecture and design. Around the world, tile plays a variety of roles, revealing its durability and flexibility over thousands of years.

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Tiled Stair Riser Design Picks

Tile Talk

By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. Nothing adds more curb appeal, sense of personal style, and a real design punch than using decorative tiles on stair risers. Decorative tiles used on stair risers showcase personal style and add curb appeal. Rule #2: Start with tiles you love!

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Granada Tile Sophia Cement Tile in Marcia Prentice’s How We Live Book

Granada Tile

Granada Tile’s Sofia cement tile is used in the front entry as floor tile in this Spanish-style home. Photographer Marcia Prentice has been snapping interiors that include Granada Tile’s cement tile patterns since she got her start at Apartment Therapy.

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What Are Encaustic Cement Tiles?

Granada Tile

While hardly a modern material, encaustic tiles are very popular in the home decorating and interior design world. Homeowners of all tastes are turning towards tiles, specifically cement tiles, for their unique patterns, vivid colors, and practical qualities.

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Steak & Whisky + Granada Tile Toscano Cement Tile

Granada Tile

For this week’s cement tile Tuesday spotlight, we turn our attention to Hermosa Beach, California, a spot for surfers, sun and now Steak & Whisky, brought to you by Chef/Partner Tin Vuong and executive chef John Shaw. . Breaking News cement tile cement tiles concrete tile.

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Vintage Tile Tour, Continued

Tile Talk

By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. If you love tile, then you can''t miss this rare opportunity to tour a house with tiles installed in nearly every room, including some Royal Delft cloisonné decorative tiles. Royal Delft cloisonné decorative tile accent: swan.

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New Textured Glass Tile by Modwalls

Making Tile Modern

We’ve created a unique glass tile design inspired by textiles. Lush Linen by Modwalls is available in any size and color of our Lush subway or square tile. Our Lush Linen collection is meant to evoke the patterns loose woven linen and retro bark cloth.

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Granada Tile Badajoz Cement Tile Provides Kitchen Tile Inspiration

Granada Tile

Over on VivaFullHouse , our Badajoz cement tile gets a spot in her round up of her dreams for a kitchen with deep blue or navy cabinets (and our Badajoz concrete tiles of course!).

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Granada Tile Badajoz Tile In A Kitchen On Apartment Therapy

Granada Tile

The Moorish yet modern lines of Granada Tile’s Badajoz cement tile in black and white add a graphic punch when used as a kitchen floor. Granada Tile Badajoz cement tile kitchen floor, from Apartment Therapy.

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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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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. Gauged or Thin Tile. Photos: Tile of Spain

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Granada Tile Cement Tile in March 2016 Bon Appetit

Granada Tile

We have this thing with cement tile floors. And we love when we see our beautiful cement tile in restaurants. Especially, as we’ve often said, where you find Granada Tile, we’ve noticed that you’ll also find great food.

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Granada Tile Cement Tile In Sunset Magazine

Granada Tile

Granada Tile is included in the new January 2016 issue of Sunset magazine in the magazine’s Kitchen + Bath section. Pictured on page 43, is a midnight blue cement tile. The matte finish of concrete has a beauty that, pardon the pun, shines through on even our single color tiles.

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Pantone’s Color of 2017 at Modwalls Tile

Making Tile Modern

Greenery works in so many rooms and we have the tile collections in this vibrant hue to make anyone’s day brighter. GREENERY.

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Bathroom Tile: Why Granada Tile’s Cement Tile Is A Great Choice For Shower Floor Tile

Granada Tile

Beyond their beauty, Granada Tile’s cement tiles are a great choice for a shower stall floor tile installation because concrete tiles are less likely to be slippery when wet than their porcelain tile counterparts.

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Adamson House Tile Tour

Tile Talk

So, I thought I'd share one of my favorite historical tile haunts, The Adamson House. Even if you aren't interested in tile and California history, it's hard to find a reason not to visit this lovely location. The flagstone entry pulls the eye to the resplendent tile entry.

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Granada Tile Cement Tiles Spotted At Casolare Restaurant And Bar

Granada Tile

We spotted our Antique 6” x 12” tiles at Casolare Ristorante in the Kimpton Glover Park Hotel in Washington DC. The intricate cement tiles wash the romantic space with the feel of a trattoria. We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, Granada Tile means great food.

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Flagstone Tile Layout Patterns

The London Tile Co.

Traditionally made from stone such as travertine or limestone, the term flagstone is now commonly used to describe the patterns created using different sized tiles or paving stones. Browse our flagstone tile ranges online or pop into a showroom for a closer look.

A Growing Trend: Matte Black Tile is Back

Architectural Ceramics

In case shopping at midnight or facial hair aren’t your thing, there’s another trend that’s growing attention: matte black tile. At Architectural Ceramics, we’re excited for this sophisticated tile trend. The matte black natural stone tile grounds the space.

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Decorative Geometrical Tile Coda

Tile Talk

By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. Two weeks ago I introduced our new decorative glazed ceramic tiles. Geometrical Ellipse B is a new glazed ceramic tile pattern. Geometrical tile pattern glazes are from the Malibu Field Tile palette and make designing easy and fun.

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Ceramic Tile Repairs: Floor Tile Replacement and Shower Re-grouts

Tile Excellence

Ceramic Tile Repairs: Floor Tile Replacement and Shower Re-grouts By Chris Lawson Tile repairs are a very specialized service and it can be hard to get tile contractors interested in small, sometimes difficult, detailed repairs.

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Designer Spotlight: Jessica Helgerson Loves Granada Tiles Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

Many of her beautiful, livable and comfortable spaces have included our cement tile designs. From residential kitchen floor tile and restaurant bar tile to bathroom tile, our concrete tiles are part of her calm, collected and serene spaces.

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Modern Tile Designs for Your Kitchen

Making Tile Modern

Modwalls Modern Kitchen Backsplash Tile Ideas. Modwalls® unique tile collections are the perfect solution. Whether you’re remodeling a kitchen, updating your kitchen tile backsplash or building a cook’s kitchen in your dream home, we’ve got you covered.

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Our Favorite Tiled Spaces

Making Tile Modern

At Modwalls, we design our unique tile collections to delight our clients. We in turn are delighted by how our tile gets styled in residential and commercial environments. Here are some of our favorite tiled spaces of the past year: BRIGHTEST RESTAURANT TILE DESIGN.

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Digital Printing Allows for New Tile Finishes

Tile of Spain USA

Now with digital printing available from Tile of Spain manufacturers, the creation of unique and beautiful textile finishes is even more readily available and affordable. Blog ceraspana digital printing Innovation Tile tile of spain

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Renovating? We’ve Got Your Tile

Making Tile Modern

Modwalls Lush glass subway tile at the lowest price ever. We’ve got some good news for you: Our best selling Lush glass subway tile collection in great colors and sizes is now at the lowest price ever. Lush 4×12 Surf Green Glass Subway Tile Kitchen Backsplash.

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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. Sealed with a kiss, this special order tile is headed straight from our heart to yours. Here, the kiss-dipped technique carefully blends two glaze types on each hexagon tile.

March Madness: ACI’s Final Four Tile Matchups

Architectural Ceramics

With the final four games this weekend, Architectural Ceramics put together our own final four match ups, and it’s just what you’d expect: tile. ACI employees filled out tile brackets and the results are in. Download your own 2018 Tile Bracket here.