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Enhance Outdoor Spaces With Ceramic Tile From Spain

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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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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.

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 […].

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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Tile of Spain Manufacturers Release Top Trends of Fall 2020 and Preview 2021 Novelties

Tile of Spain USA

Earlier this year, Spanish manufacturers vowed to continue to meet the needs of architects and interior designers by keeping production going in the ceramic tile sector. Subway : With the ever expanding growth of formats, there remains a strong market for subway tile.

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Medieval Flooring & Encaustic Tile

Architectural Ceramics

The image above shows the tiled floor of Winchester Cathedral , which boasts the largest area of original medieval tiles in the United Kingdom! Quick History of Tile in Medieval England. Ceramic floor tile first started to appear in medieval England in the thirteenth century. These tiles contributed to the iconography of Christian buildings, displayed one’s prestige, or indicated patronage to a local parish church or monastery. Encaustic Tile (aka Inlaid Tile).

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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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.

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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New Natural Tile Collections from Indonesia Feature Trending Shapes

Rubble Tile

Rubble Tile is thrilled to introduce our newest vendor, Zen Paradise. They are passionate about ensuring their products are natural, high quality, and ethically sourced from Indonesia and Southeast Asia.

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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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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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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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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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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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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Building a Home with Tile

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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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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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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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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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The Spanish Tile Industry Returns to Normal Productive Activity

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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

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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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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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.

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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Great Little Tiles

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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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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.

Tile of Spain Announces Winners of the 18th Annual Tile of Spain Awards

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Miami, FL December 2019 – Tile of Spain, the association of over 125 Spanish tile manufacturers, announces the winners of the 18th annual Tile of Spain Awards of Architecture and Interior Design. Blog Pressroom architecture ASCER interior design Tile of Spain Tile of Spain Awards

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Tile of Spain Partners with Valencia Coverings for a Night of Tile and Trends

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Tile of Spain completed its 2019 education and networking series in Miami, FL with co-hosts Valencia Coverings for an immersive night of tile and trends. The event took place on November 14 th, 2019 at the highly sought after tile distributors ultra-modern and spacious architectural & design showroom. Blog Ceramics for Life CEU Ryan Fasan Tile of Spain Tile Trends Valencia Coverings

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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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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. Avente specializes in handcrafted tiles that are guaranteed to make your floors or backsplashes stand out from the subway tile and stone tile crowd. Handmade Cement Tile.

From Indoors to Outdoors: Examining the use of Ceramic Tile Outside of the Home

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Ceramic tiles allow us to bring the beauty of interior design and personal style to outdoor spaces. Ceramic tile does not degrade with changes in temperature, frost or exposure to the sun, and maintains its color, properties and integrity for years to come. Blog Exterior Design Exterior tile facades Outdoor Spaces OutdoorTile Tile of Spain Tile TrendsFirst impressions are everything and the outer appearance of a home has a lot to tell.

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. Tile can be a residential muse. Marble-look tile offers a range of looks. Tile companies are offering flexible systems for [.].

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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. Beginning in late 2013, it was evident the hexagon was once again climbing in ranks as a desirable shape in the designs and patterns of tile. Geometric Cube A 8" Hexagon Cement Tile | Avente Tile.

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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. Blog Aparici Coverings Coverings 2019 harmony Inalco natucer peronda Saloni tile of spain

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The World’s Most Sustainable Tile is at Rubble Tile

Rubble Tile

For over 130 years, Mosa has been manufacturing tiles using the purest materials and the magic of innovative Dutch design. Because Mosa embraces the sustainability-focused Cradle to Cradle philosophy and uses mindful materials, designers who specify their tiles create incredible spaces that are also environmentally.

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. Make sure you have enough tile to cover your needs by considering the top reasons why extra tile can come in handy. The first step in knowing the right amount of tile to order is accurately measuring your project area.

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THE 2020 CID AWARDS CELEBRATE TWO TILE OF SPAIN CERAMIC PROJECTS

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Coverings , the largest international tile and stone exhibition in North America, honors two projects featuring Tile of Spain products at this year’s annual Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards. The CID Awards celebrate outstanding achievements in architecture, design and the installation of tile and stone, in both residential and commercial projects. Blog CID Awards Coverings Spanish Tile Tile of Spain Tile Projects

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Tile Manufacturing

The Tile Doctor

What is ceramic tile? Simply defined, ceramic tile is tile made of clay. What is cement tile? Ceramic and cement based tile are similar in at least one aspect. Well you get the picture. General

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. In recent years the Spanish tile industry has made great strides in reducing production emissions, reducing resource consumption, promoting the circular economy and being over-all more energy efficient. Blog ASCER Ceramic Tiles Spain Spanish Tile Sustainability Tile of Spain

Make a Splash with Pool Tiles

Tile Talk

Deep indigo pool tiles, coupled with the architecture of the pool house, make for an incredible outdoor setting. Handcrafted artisan porcelain tiles are perfect for pools and water features. The materials and methods used in art pottery are similarly applied to classic porcelain tile-making techniques to achieve rich glazes that excite the eyes and hands. As such, these porcelain tiles embody the charm and appeal of fine handmade ceramic ware. See All Pool Tile Glazes.

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