Modern Applications for Ceramic Tile

Tile of Spain USA

Ceramic tiles offer an exciting and infinite number of design possibilities for decorating interiors and exteriors. New ranges of tiles from Spanish manufacturers are often designed with a degree of flexibility when it comes to installation.

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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. More commonly, the question is simply, "What is the difference between porcelain and ceramic tile?" Glazed porcelain tiles, like the blue tiles used for this fountain, are a good choice for pools and spas. Then, the tile is weighed again.

Enhance Outdoor Spaces With Ceramic Tile From Spain

Tile of Spain USA

Make the most of your outdoor spaces year-round with ceramic tile from Spain. Thanks to its technical properties, ceramic tile can withstand the passing of time, resisting temperature changes, humidity, and inclement weather.

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8 Ways to Install Ceramic Tile

Tile of Spain USA

The possibilities of applying and combining ceramic tiles are infinite. Below we analyze eight different methods for installing ceramic tiles and the stunning looks they offer as a result: Aparici, Cotto. Design interior design Spanish Tile Tile Design Tile Installation Tile Trend

Glass Tile Backsplash Installation Wesley Chapel, Florida

CeramicTec

A new customer contacted me after locating a beautiful Lunada Bay paper-faced glass tile from a tile showroom In Tampa, Florida. The glass tile was a Lunada Bay “Agate” Luca Pearl 1×4 Brick purchased from the Ceramic Matrix tile showroom. I have done dozens of backsplashes for customers of this tile showroom and the help […].

The Benefits of Renovating your Home with Ceramic Tile From Spain

Tile of Spain USA

Ceramic tiles are a high-quality product that offers all of these benefits and so much more. Read on as we delve into the inherent advantages of ceramic tile and why you should consider this material for your home renovation: Heat Resistant.

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Tile of Spain Announces Winners of 2020 Edition of the Tile of Spain Awards

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain, the association representing over 125 Spanish tile manufacturers, announces the winners of the 19th annual Tile of Spain Awards of Architecture and Interior Design.

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Tile of Spain Companies Forecast Tile Trends for 2020

Tile of Spain USA

Miami, FL October 2019 – Tile of Spain manufacturers traveled to Italy last month to showcase their latest collections at Cersaie, the International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings. The annual week-long event brings together architects, interior designers, and tile producers to explore the latest innovations and trends in the ceramic tile sector. Pressroom 2020 Trends Cersaie Cersaie 2019 Tile of Spain Tile Trends

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Porcelain Tile: Your Complete Guide

Why Tile

With all the decisions required about specific products, we are grateful for the family of ceramic tile options with benefits that far exceed nonceramic materials. Tile TipsDesigning and remodeling your home can be an exciting and rewarding creative pursuit.

Enhance Your Home with Spanish Tile

Tile of Spain USA

Safe, sustainable and versatile in design, ceramic tiles are the perfect material to adorn any room of the home. Before you begin your next project, here are some style tips for how to create a timeless look in your home with Spanish tile.… Blog ASCER interior design Spanish Tile Tile Tips Tile TrendsAs we continue to spend more time in our homes, many of us are taking the opportunity to work on home improvement projects that have been left undone.

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Casa Ter, a 2020 Tile of Spain Awards Winning Project

Tile of Spain USA

Earning top honors in the Architecture category of this year’s prestigious Tile of Spain Awards is Casa Ter, an enchanting bungalow crafted by architecture studio, MESURA. The post Casa Ter, a 2020 Tile of Spain Awards Winning Project first appeared on Tile of Spain USA.

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Wood Effect Tiles or Engineered Wood Flooring?

The London Tile Co.

Without further ado it’s time to answer the question… Which flooring is better, tile or hardwood? We’re a positive bunch here at the London Tile Company, so we’re going to talk about the positive aspects of using real wood flooring in and around your home first.

Open Shelving Tile Backsplashes and Tile Walls: Explore Your Options

Why Tile

And, when paired with your favorite backsplash tile design, open shelving can make an even greater design impact. Tile TrendsOpen shelving is one of the hottest storage trends, allowing you to show off your books, collections, beautiful dishes, canister sets, plants, and more.

Signature Porcelain Tile Surfaces, Made Easy

Rubble Tile

Introducing Rubble Tile’s newest porcelain: the Core Collection by Dutch tilemakers, Mosa. They’re known as innovators in the porcelain tile space, bringing to the market design-forward concepts that are highly eco-friendly and suitable for both residential and commercial spaces.

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. Tiles allow you to showcase your sense of style. However, most customers approach the use of tiled stair risers with caution. After finding a tile or two they love, I am used to being asked, "Can I do that?"

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Warmer Weather Brings New Ceramic Tile Trends

Tile of Spain USA

Tiles in different shades, sizes and arrangements that enhance freshness and light, and are easily adaptable for all interiors and exterior environments. For a more relaxing atmosphere combine a soft neutral color palette with wood-inspired tile floors. Ceramic tiles remain a popular choice for vacation homes as they are an adaptable material, perfect for multifunctional spaces and high traffic areas.

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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. Located in the Fairfax District of Los Angeles, the home tour was arranged by Joe Taylor and Sheila Menzies of The Tile Heritage Foundation for a collector. The hand-painted tile murals in the master bath are certainly the focal points.

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Tiles Help Restore Coral Reefs

Why Tile

You may know that ceramic tile can be used just about anywhere inside and outside your home or business, but even we were surprised to learn that tiles are now flourishing on the seafloor as a solution for coral restoration. Tile News

CALL FOR ENTRIES: TILE OF SPAIN AWARDS 2020

Tile of Spain USA

The Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER) announces the call for entry for the annual Tile of Spain Awards of Architecture, Interior Design and Final Degree Project. Sponsored by Endesa, and the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (ICEX), the Tile of Spain Awards have forged a prestigious reputation, promoting the use of Spanish ceramic tiles in architecture and interior design projects worldwide.

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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. This porcelain tile collection offers a lot more than the Tartan pattern we show below. Soul has solid and textured field tiles, including a fun yet simple houndstooth, all done tastefully in a comfortable palette of taupe and gray.

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Your Guide to Laundry Room Tile

Why Tile

Ceramic tile is a natural choice for laundry rooms with its low-maintenance benefits, waterproof installation system, versatile applications, and impressive design options. Tile TipsIt’s time to get excited about doing laundry and design the laundry room of your dreams!

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. Artisan-style ceramic tiles give a cozy touch to the home and add a touch of nostalgia. Blog ASCER ceramic tile Tile of Spain

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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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. Not being one to disappoint, I want to show the new Cuban Heritage Cement tile offerings from Aguayo. Cuban Heritage Design 140 4B Cement Tile. Cuban Heritage Design 150 4A Cement Tile.

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ASCER Announces Highly Distinguished Jury for the 19th Annual Tile of Spain Awards

Tile of Spain USA

The Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers Association (ASCER) has announced the six highly distinguished architects and interior designers who will serve on the jury for the 19 th annual Tile of Spain Awards. About the Tile of Spain Awards.

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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. Blog 2019 Tile Trends Living Ceramics Mainzu natucer porcelanosa Roca Tile Tile trends

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Tile that Brings the Natural World into Your Living Space

Rubble Tile

Whether we’re talking about porcelain, ceramic, metal, stone, glass, or cement tile, the core materials from which all tile design stems are from the natural world.

Visualization Technology and Digital Design Tools with Tile of Spain

Tile of Spain USA

Ceramic tile manufacturers from Spain are making waves in the digital arena by turning to technology to transform the tile selection process. “We Click & Tile by Azuliber. Cement Tile Floor Simulator by Cerlat.

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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. Here’s the trade group’s take on what’s hot for ceramic tile in 2018: Monochromatic. Installation costs seem to be the key component to the shift towards a traditional calibrated (non-rectified) tile. Gauged or Thin Tile. Photos: Tile of Spain.

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Cool Kitchen Flooring Tile Trends

Why Tile

Stone-, slate-, and wood-look ceramic tile are all popular options for kitchen flooring, but no one said you have to stick with a traditional style. Unusual kitchen tile flooring is currently trending, especially in cool colors such as blues, grays, and greens. Tile Trends

Decorative Geometrical Tile Coda

Tile Talk

By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. Two weeks ago I introduced our new decorative glazed ceramic tiles. In that post, Geometrical Ceramic Tiles Ring in the New Year , I explained how two popular cement tile patterns, our Geo 10 and Traditional Anillos , are now available in a glazed ceramic tile format. Geometrical Ellipse B is a new glazed ceramic tile pattern. Malibu Field Tile are available in 3"x3", 6"x6", 4"x4", 4"x5", 6"x6" and 4" Hexagon.

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. This seashore, with its wide swaths of changing color due to the shifting patterns of waves and calm, wet sand and dry sand became the inspiration for our concrete tile pattern.

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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. we have a great range of white tiles in all shapes, sizes and styles – read on to find out more. Metro Tiles. Outdoor Tiles. Advice Bathroom Tiles Kitchen Tiles Tile Design Tips

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Lunch and Learn with Tile of Spain

Tile of Spain USA

Are you an architecture firm or design studio interested in expanding your tile expertise? Do you or your colleagues want to learn more about the advancements and innovations in ceramic tile production? Ryan Fasan has nearly 25 years of experience in the ceramic tile 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. Though large formats and design continuity are the most common components in architecture recently, a new approach to the use of tile can be surprising and refreshing. Blog Large Format Small Format tile of spainIn architecture, the incorporation of subtle details can make all the difference.

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Classic Meets Contemporary at Rubble Tile: Semi Matte Porcelain that Wows

Rubble Tile

Adex USA’s highly functional and timely porcelain collection, Floor, is now available at Rubble Tile. Designers love the tiles’ natural semi matte glaze, classic shapes, and neutral colors that have made them a popular choice for both traditional and transitional spaces.

Know Your Cement Based Tile Adhesives

The London Tile Co.

What Are The Differences Between Cement Based Tile Adhesives? There are many different types of tile adhesive available today, each for a different purpose and application. C1 adhesives are basic cement based adhesives and not stocked by The London Tile Company.

Top Seven TIle Trends for 2020

JG Kitchens

Here are seven top trends to watch — and more than 20 great tile pics to savor. If you’re planning on remodeling your home, building a new home or updating an investment property, then you almost certainly have a tile budget. The post Top Seven TIle Trends for 2020 comes to you courtesy of Jamie Gold Kitchen, Bath And Wellness Design, LLC.

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Tile of Spain Unveils the 2020 Quick Ship Collection that Includes 113 New Collections

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain, the international brand representing over 120 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturer’s Association (ASCER), announces the update of the Tile of Spain USA Quick Ship Collection. Roca, Selva.

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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. It has a unique mix of Spanish and Moorish architecture styles and perhaps one of the most comprehensive collections of tiles from the day. But, stay tuned for next week's post where we'll show more details and provide a bit of history on this tile treasure trove.

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The Spanish Tile Industry Returns to Normal Productive Activity

Tile of Spain USA

Since Friday April10, 2020, the Spanish ceramic tile industry is gradually resuming work after stopping their production activity, following the restrictions set by the Spanish Government to tackle the spread of Covid-19. During this period, Spanish ceramic tile manufacturers have continued to meet their customers’ needs and the international orders dispatch times. Pressroom ASCER Spanish Tile Tile of Spain

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. Breeze through each one; from natural stone and cement, to ceramic and glass, we offer dimensional tile in a range of material types. Want to learn more about natural stone as a tile material? Cement tile.