Top 2021 Tile Trends You’ll Love

Happy National Tile Day! This year, we’re celebrating February 23rd (our favorite holiday) by sharing the tile trends we expect to take off in 2021. Yes, it’s still early, but we have a good feeling about these designs — and we think you will, too.  Keep reading to see which trends made our list. Large…

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Ultimate Colors of the Year Palette

Every year, color authorities such as Pantone, Sherwin Williams, Benjamin Moore, and Behr share their new “colors of the year.” These hues both reflect current trends and set the stage for the new colors’ growing popularity across interior and exterior decor, as well as impact color use from fashion to technology.  While each new color…

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Porcelain Tile Living Room

Porcelain Tile: Your Complete Guide

Designing and remodeling your home can be an exciting and rewarding creative pursuit. 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. Different types of ceramic tile collectively make up what is commonly known as the “ceramic tile family”—…

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Your Guide to Laundry Room Tile

Photo via Angle Eye Photography for Liz Walton Home It’s time to get excited about doing laundry and design the laundry room of your dreams! Ceramic tile is a natural choice for laundry rooms with its low-maintenance benefits, waterproof installation system, versatile applications, and impressive design options. Why Ceramic Tile Is Ideal for Laundry Rooms…

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Everything You Need to Know About Subway Tile

Subway tile: you’ve heard of it and admired it, but do you really know what makes subway tile subway tile?  We’re here to help! We’ve included a little historical perspective, the general characteristics of traditional subway tile, creative subway tile installation patterns and adaptations, and some ideas on how to use subway tile in your…

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Using Ceramic Tile in Your Home Office

Whether you’re new to remote work or need to give your home office some new energy, ceramic tile is the workhorse you need for efficient and comfortable workspaces.  The Rising Need for Home Offices One-third of U.S. workers are working remotely full-time in an attempt to reduce the spread of COVID-19. About two-thirds of these…

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Colorful Bathroom Floor Tile Ideas

Looking for fun flooring ideas for your bathroom? Colorful bathroom floor tile is just the pick-me-up we need to inspire our days, with options that span the rainbow and creative multicolor designs, as well. Here are some of our favorite colorful tile bathroom floors from Instagram, guaranteed to cheer you. Yellow Bathroom Floor Tiles View…

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Tiles Help Restore Coral Reefs

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. Mass Destruction of Coral Reefs Calls for Innovative Problem-Solving Hong Kong’s Hoi Ha Wan Marine…

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Easy Tile Coaster Crafts for DIYers

We love tile crafts, and one of the easiest and most fun tile crafts out there involves making coasters out of tile. Whether you’re creating tile coasters as a gift for a holiday or to use in your own home, you can’t go wrong with this simple tile craft project. Not sure where to start?…

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Marble-Look Gauged Porcelain Tile Kitchen Table

Our Favorite Porcelain Furniture on Instagram

We recently explained why gauged porcelain is our new favorite material for furniture, and now we want to share some of our favorite porcelain furniture examples from Instagram. All of these examples showcase different designs and even types of furniture, but they have one thing in common: gauged porcelain tile panels/slabs. Intrigued? Read on.  Gauged…

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Gauged Porcelain Tile Kitchen

Gauged Porcelain Tile: Our New Favorite Furniture

Gauged porcelain tile panels/slabs — porcelain tiles measuring as long as 15 feet, as wide as five feet, and as thin as 3.5 millimeters — are currently one of the trendiest surface coverings available, and we don’t just mean for flooring and walls. These big and beautiful tiles are also becoming a popular option for…

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Kitchen with a wood-look tile wall and flooring

Hot Kitchen Flooring Tile Trends

Last week we shared cool kitchen flooring tile ideas with you, and now we’re heating things up with hot kitchen flooring tile.  What makes kitchen tile sizzle? We searched for tile in warm hues, as well as tile in patterns that evoke cozy, passionate, and playful feelings. All in all, you’re sure to find a…

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Ceramic tile for dog showers and pet washing stations

Dog Showers You (and Your Pup) Will Love

Every dog owner knows the struggle of muddy paw prints after going for a walk or playing outside.  Rinsing off Rover with a hose outdoors isn’t always possible because of location or climate. Wiping off Winnie with a rag is a short-term solution at best. Using your regular shower or sink generally gives you a…

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Cool Kitchen Flooring Tile Trends

Looking for kitchen flooring ideas? 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. Whichever shade you choose, cool hues inspire feelings…

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Easy Cleaning Tips for Porcelain and Ceramic Tile

Different types of ceramic tile collectively make up the ceramic tile family and all share ceramic tile’s easy-cleaning benefits. Each of the tile subsets is produced slightly differently and may consequently have additional advantages that lend themselves to specific applications. “Ceramic tile” (nonporcelain ceramic tile surfaces, such as quarry tile, regular ceramic tile, pressed floor tile,…

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Back to Nature: Ceramic Tile in Earth Tones

Inspired by the colors found in the outdoors, earth tones are soothing shades that bring the calm and peacefulness of nature to your home.  Ceramic tile presents a great opportunity to incorporate earth tones into your interior decor. Before you jump to conclusions, we’re not just talking about a range of browns and beiges, but…

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Five Places You’ll Secretly Find Porcelain Tile

Porcelain tile is known for its functional benefits and aesthetics, but did you know that porcelain isn’t just for flooring? Thicker porcelain pavers and thin panels/slabs have expanded porcelain’s versatility to include impressive uses.  The most recent advancement in porcelain is gauged porcelain tile: Specially manufactured porcelain tile in panels or slabs as long as…

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