Coverings 2022

Tile Trends and Rising Stars From Coverings 2021

In the weeks preceding Coverings ’21, we explored trending tile styles that we highly anticipated seeing in-person at the show: large hexagon tile, assorted aggregates (terrazzo) tile, green tile, XXL tile, and biophilic styles. Instagram style influencers did not disappoint with sneak peeks at what were indeed this year’s hottest trends on the show floor. Likewise,…

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2021 Tile Trends: Biophilic Tile

Only one week remains until Coverings ‘21, meaning we have one more 2021 tile trend to explore. Biophilic tile is a trend that started growing last year and has certainly hit its stride in 2021’s post-pandemic renovation surge. Biophilic tile (and biophilic design in general) stems from biophilia, or humans’ innate need to connect with…

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White Marble-Look Tile With Large Sparse Veins

2021 Tile Trends: Vast Veining in Marble-Look Tile

Three weeks remain until Coverings 2021, and we’re hyping ourselves up by looking at the top 2021 tile trends we expect to see on display. This week’s focus is a new take on a long-time favorite: marble-look tile. While marble-look ceramic tile has already been proven as a beautiful style in just about every room…

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Stone-look XXL tile flooring

2021 Tile Trends: XXL Tile

With just a few weeks left until Coverings ‘21, we’re eager to explore yet another 2021 tile trend we expect to see there: XXL tile. We already live in an environment of super-sized portions, so let’s define exactly what XXL tile means. Also called gauged porcelain tile panels/slabs, XXL tile consists of tiles measuring up…

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Textured muted green tile wall

2021 Tile Trends: Green Tile

As we anticipate Coverings ‘21 (less than a month away), thinking about the 2021 tile trends we expect to see is helping us pass the time.  This week brings us to green tile, a trend we couldn’t be more excited about. Of all the colors we can explore, green ceramic tile options are enormously varied.…

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Terrazzo-look tile flooring and wall

2021 Tile Trends: Assorted Aggregates

Our countdown to Coverings continues, and to pass the time we’re looking at another top 2021 tile trend: assorted aggregates. Terrazzo-look tile’s incredible versatility is partly to thank for its rising popularity over the past couple of years: Completely dependent on the size and color of its “speckles,” terrazzo-look tile can be natural or playfully…

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2021 Tile Trends: Large Hex Tile

With Coverings just weeks away, we’re celebrating by taking a closer look at each of the top 2021 tile trends we predicted at the beginning of the year. First up is an adaptation of a long-time favorite: hexagon tile. Hexagon tile is well-known in smaller sizes, including tiny hexes used in mosaics. This year, hexagon…

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Large beige and white hexagon tiles

Introducing You to the New Neutrals

We take for granted a lot about neutral colors: We might expect they are tones without much color, including whites, creams, beiges, and grays, that they are a necessary backdrop for the brighter elements in interior decor, and that they’re intentionally unremarkable. We might choose a neutral color thinking it will have universal appeal for…

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How to Make Square Tile Unique

Square tile doesn’t mean your creativity is boxed in. In fact, these square tile ideas certainly qualify for thinking “outside the box,” for unique ceramic tile ideas.  If you thought square tile was simple or tame, take note — square tile is making a design impact, largely thanks to new manufacturing techniques and installation patterns…

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Ceramic Tile Meets Radiant Heat: Guide to In-Floor Heating

Also known as in-floor heating, radiant heat can be a luxurious addition to a specific room or an effective solution for heating any space. Learn more with these tips about installing radiant heat in your home and why homeowners trust ceramic tile to protect and make the most of their investment. What Is Radiant Heat?  Radiant…

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Staggered tile flooring

The Latest Flooring Idea: Staggered Tile Transitions

Staggered tile is one of the hottest new flooring designs. We’ve explored some beautiful options for this popular trend that are sure to give you a one-of-a-kind look! What Is Staggered Floor Tile? Staggered tile transitions are somewhat new to the flooring scene, so you may not be familiar with what is meant by staggered…

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Pretty Pastels: Tile in Pastel Tones

Pastels are known for being soft, pale colors, but there’s nothing mild about pastel tile’s design impact. In fact, many other tile colors pale in comparison (pun intended).  You’ve guessed it — we’re exploring pastel tile. These muted tones are both soothing and cheerful, and did we mention gorgeous? Read on for a look at…

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Outdoor tile with biophilic design

Biophilic Design and Ceramic Tile

Biophilic tile is one of the top tile trends set to make a design impression for 2021 and beyond.  Whether you’re already fully on board with this trend or are still catching up, we’re here to update you on everything you need to know about biophilic design and how to incorporate it into your home…

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We’re Green With Envy Over These Green Tile Designs

Green tile is currently trending — and we’re not just talking about the fact that ceramic tile is environmentally friendly.  From mint greens to muted greens, and from patterned greens to green marble looks, green tile is a great way to add both unique personality and biophilic design to your home.  Not sure where to…

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