Fashion + Tile = A Love Story

Architectural Ceramics

There is no denying that we spend A LOT of time looking at (and obsessing over) fresh and innovative tile. To get us all in the right mindset, we pulled some of the top trends for fall and related them to some of the tiles we are loving now.

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White Tiles at The London Tile Co.

The London Tile Co.

Often overlooked as boring or too simple, we believe that the white tile is a classic that deserves more recognition. There are so many little touches that can set a white tile apart from the others and so many ways to style them to make stand out. At The London Tile Co.

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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.

Moroccan-Inspired Cement Tiles: Art for Your Kitchen

Granada Tile

With Moroccan-inspired cement tiles highlighting key areas of your kitchen, you can inspire your family, friends and guests with the visual “flavor” of faraway lands. Granada Tile’s blue and white Fez cement tiles in studio kitchen and dining room, designed by Shubin + Donaldson Architects.

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Building a Home with Tile

Tile of Spain USA

Ceramic tiles can decorate the home inside and out. Each year Premios Cerámica de ASCER recognize the best architectural, interior design, and graduate projects.Below area few of the awarded projects, finalists and honorable mentions that use ceramic tiles in the most creative ways.

Feeling Groovy with Dimensional Tile

Architectural Ceramics

Because we are in the business of selling tile however, we want to know how you feel about a cool, up-and-coming trend: dimensional tile. Here, we’re featuring just some of the dimensional tile collections available through Architectural Ceramics. Cement tile.

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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How to Style Outdoor Tiles

The London Tile Co.

By styling your outdoor space to reflect and enhance your outdoor tiles, you can make your patio an inviting extension of your home. If you’ve decided to keep it classic with country style outdoor tiles, then these design ideas will help make your outdoor tiles and space cosy and welcoming.

September Featured Tiles: Luxury Marble & Trend

The London Tile Co.

This month we’ve got two fantastic ranges to tell you more about so read on to hear all about the Luxury Marble effect tiles and the Trend range of neutral porcelain wall and floor tiles. Each tile is available with a matt or polished finish to help you create the look you want.

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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. How to Choose the Material of Your Bathroom Tiles.

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November Featured Tiles: Andalusia & Earth

The London Tile Co.

After a month of sunshine and surprisingly warm weather, November has started with a heavy rainstorm here at London Tile HQ. Thanks to the success of the scheme over the last year we have decided to raise the discount from 10% to 20% so you can save even more on tiles to transform your home.

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

The London Tile Co.

We’re looking forward to BBQ season and seeing all the wonderful garden designs created using our range of outdoor porcelain tiles. This month we’ve got an extra-special treat for our customers as both of our Featured Tile ranges are best sellers.

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The Spanish Tile Industry Differentiates Itself Through Sustainability

Tile of Spain USA

The Spanish sector of ceramic tiles, represented mostly in part by ASCER, is dedicated to improving the environmental impact of member companies’ production processes and ceramic products. Blog ASCER Ceramic Tiles Spain Spanish Tile Sustainability Tile of Spain

Reasons Why Architects Choose Handmade Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

What could encompass all of these besides handmade cement tiles? Architects have chosen handmade encaustic cement tiles for years to add a touch of the avant-garde to modern homes, and there’s little reason to ask why when you see photos of the final product.

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Just Enough Tile is Not Enough Tile

Architectural Ceramics

You’ve measured your project space and know your total square footage, but there’s more to ordering tile than an accurate take-off. The recommended overage or waste amount for tile is 20% to 30% depending a number of factors.

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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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Handmade Cement Tiles: How to Instantly Improve the Look and Feel of Your Space

Granada Tile

From the stunning Bordeaux to the Moroccan-inspired Arabesque , Granada Tile’s handmade cement tiles are sweeping the world as a unique way to improve the look and feel of any space. A beautiful laundry room backsplash, designed by Bethel Rock, features Granada Tile’s Badajoz pattern.

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2019 Tile Trends Round-Up

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain , the association of over 125 Spanish tile manufacturers, is forecasting macro trends for 2019 which include: neutral colors, innovative formats, chiseled edges, vintage looks, geometric accents, gauged porcelain panels, and porcelain pavers.

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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. One of the top tile trends is realistic stone looks.

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July Featured Tiles: Arabia and Victorian Mosaics

The London Tile Co.

If you can find a trustworthy trader and have friends/family to keep an eye you can even take the opportunity to go on holiday while the work is done – coming home to your new tiled kitchen or bathroom. Bathroom Tiles Kitchen Tiles Special Offers

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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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.

European Tile Trends — From Forbes.com

JG Kitchens

What’s hot in tile? These were the ones on display at the massive tile expo, as I shared this week with Forbes.com readers , and coming soon to a floor or wall near you! Cevisama is the first major tile show of the year where the latest trends are on display. Photo Courtesy: Bestile, A Tile of Spain member company ). The post European Tile Trends — From Forbes.com comes to you courtesy of Jamie Gold Kitchen, Bath And Wellness Design, LLC.

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The Most Stylish Patios with Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

Creating a custom, stylish patio does not need to be a challenge with the creative use of stunning cement tiles. With the creative use of cement tiles, interior designers can introduce innovative and striking elements into walkways, patios, and all outdoor living spaces.

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Mirrored Tile

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Nothing throws light around a room like mirrored tile can. From reflective glazes on 3D ceramic, to completely mirrored glass tiles, there are loads of mirrored tile styles that can turn an everyday space into a jewel box.

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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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Great Little Tiles

Tile of Spain USA

The Almost invisible school, by ABLM arquitectos, was created using a combination of large format mirroring and colorful subway tiles. Blog Large Format Small Format tile of spainIn architecture, the incorporation of subtle details can make all the difference.

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5 Unique Ways to Incorporate Handmade Cement Tiles to Your Home

Granada Tile

Incorporating handmade encaustic cement tiles is an excellent starting point, but everyone has seen a backsplash, and it may be lacking the ‘wow factor’ a client is looking for. Tile ‘Rugs’. Hatch Works use of the Santander tile to accent a stairway.

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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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Mix It Up With NEW Retromix Patterned Wall & Floor Tiles

The London Tile Co.

We’re really excited about this new range of wall and floors tiles because they are just so much fun! Whether you want to create a classic black and white checkerboard effect floor or a totally unique feature wall, there’s a tile in the range for you. Retromix Plain Tiles.

Tile Inspiration For Your Next Kitchen Remodel

Tile Talk

Vibrant blue Arabesque tile adds visual interest. Tile is a popular choice for kitchen floors and backsplashes, so popular that even the priciest and most custom options can seem bland. One tile company is changing that, one beautifully unique tile at a time.

Top Moroccan Style Tiles for Your Bathroom

Granada Tile

Very few tile styles get the honor of being both ‘timeless’ and ‘versatile’ anywhere in the home. The bathroom is the tile’s palace, where it gets a moment in the spotlight as it enchants visitors with sweeping patterns and vibrant colors.

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The Ultimate Guide to Customizing Encaustic Cement Tile Patterns

Granada Tile

You can achieve an unmatched artistic expression for backsplashes, floors, and walls by creating your dream encaustic cement tiles. True custom tile means more than simply picking a color or picking a pattern. There are a few constraints for designing a cement tile.

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10 Hot Summer Destinations & Tile Inspirations

Architectural Ceramics

Come globe trotting with us to beautiful vacation spots, home and abroad, that offer endless design and tile inspiration. The dimensional ceramic tile is available in two main shapes, Elle and Tear. In Lisbon, the buildings and streets are covered in tile, image via Find Us Lost.

Granada Tile Barcelona Cement Tile In Better Homes & Gardens

Granada Tile

Replacing your kitchen backplash tile with something prettier, bolder and easier to care for, like Granada Tile cement tiles! With all the wet and cold weather we’re all having these days, we’re spending a lot of time in our kitchens.

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Stylish Eco-Friendly Cement Tiles for Homes and Businesses

Granada Tile

Granada Tile’s hexagon tiles, Egret, designed by Justina Blakeney. The use of environmentally friendly building materials has increased, and that includes cement tiles. Eco-Friendly Cement Tiles. We sun dry and cure all of our handmade concrete and cement tiles.

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Things You Need to Know Before Installing Encaustic Cement Tiles

Granada Tile

Besides being stunningly beautiful, encaustic cement tiles offer a myriad of benefits which make them a step above the mass-produced ceramic tiles. Before you install, there are a few things you should knowabout encaustic cement tile. How Encaustic Tiles Are Made.

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Top Tile Trends from Italy

JG Kitchens

Last year, I traveled to Italy’s top tile expo, Cersaie, with a press delegation. Wood-look tiles continue to impress. Among the abundance of graphic tiles at Cersaie, many companies turned to the world of comics and pop art to create playful collections of functional wall art.

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Take It Outside: Outdoor AC Tile Collections

Architectural Ceramics

Check out a few Architectural Ceramics tile collections, suitable for outdoor use, that have you covered under foot and under water. The Ins and Outs of Outdoor Tile. What type of tile can be used outdoors? Glass tile is gaining popularity specifically for use in in-ground pools.

Hexagon Cement Tile – Patterned and Plain

Tile Talk

Star and Hexagonal Tile Panel, 13th-14th century (Nishapur, Iran). The six-sided polygon, which can be found in honeycombs, crystals, snowflakes, and most importantly tile, creates a classic yet distinguished look. Arabesque Hexagon Spanish Paver Tile | Avente Tile.

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