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…

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…

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…

Artisan Planter Box Auction

Perhaps quarantine time at home has allowed you an opportunity to explore new ideas for improving your outdoor living spaces or you are keeping yourself and your family busy with creative craft projects. We’ve shared instructions with you earlier for one way to make a planter box from mosaic tile or leftover tile you have…

Get Outside With Our Guide to Outdoor Tile

The joy of owning a home is being able to create a comfortable and safe place to live. Now, more than ever, our living space is not confined to just a roof over our head but also includes numerous outdoor spaces to enjoy. Whether you want to read peacefully by a patio fireplace or make…

Not Your Typical Pool Tile

Searching for an innovative look for your pool addition or remodel? If you are looking for a design that knocks typical blue pool tiles out of the water, make a style splash with these unique pool tile examples from Instagram. Patterned Poolside Tile View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ceramics of Italy…

Spacious outdoor patio

Explore the Great Outdoor Tile Possibilities

Nothing makes us want to get outdoors more than blue skies and some sunshine. Of course, it helps if you have a beautiful outdoor space, and creating such a space starts with selecting durable, weather-resistant, and stylish materials. Create your own private getaway with ceramic tile and turn every ordinary day into a stay-cation you’ll…

Indoor-Outdoor Tile: Your Complete Guide

As homeowners continue to embrace open-concept floor plans inside the home and designated living spaces outside, a trend to blur the delineation of these areas has emerged.  Indoor-outdoor transitional spaces combine the comforts of indoor living with the advantages of outdoor areas, such as fresh air, the view or beauty of natural surroundings, outdoor activities,…

Blue and white bathroom, white tub

Nine Masterful Master Baths You’ll Swoon Over

Dreaming about the perfect master bathroom? Whether you’re building a new house, remodeling your current master bath, or just musing on your dream home, we have nine master bathroom examples from Instagram that you’re bound to fall for.  All-White Master Bathroom View this post on Instagram A post shared by Western Carpet One (@westerncarpetone) on…

2020 Tile Trends: Think Outside the Box

Our celebration of National Tile Day continues with another 2020 tile trend! We began with an exploration of giant gemstone tile looks. Now, let’s focus on trending tile shapes.  Geometric tile shapes other than rectangles make for an interesting and impactful installation, so prepare to be wowed. Here are some nonrectangular tile examples from Instagram…

2020 Tile Trends: Giant Gemstones

Inspired by National Tile Day, we’re highlighting eight eagerly anticipated tile trends of 2020! Starting off our series is the unique look of precious stone- and gemstone-look tiles. Precious stone looks bring the beauty of nature to your home in the glamorous way only nature can create.  This tile style is expected to take off…

Black and White Tile Designs for Every Space

Black and white is a timeless combination that’s also incredibly versatile. This dynamic duo can be bold and playful, as well as classic and sophisticated. The versatility of these colors also lends itself to every room in your home.  To prove our point, we’ve found 20 unique black and white tile looks for your floors,…

Valentine's Day tile crafts

Heartfelt Valentine’s Day Tile Crafts We Love

When we speak from the heart, our gifts convey thoughtfulness and the intimacy of knowing someone well. Rather than spending time shopping for someone, we spend our time lovingly making something that is as unique as they are. These are the gifts we know will be treasured because they also carry a bit of our…

Make the ’20s Roar Again With Art Deco Tile

The roaring ’20s are back! To celebrate, we’re embracing Art Deco style and all its glamor.  Art Deco, short for Arts Décoratifs, is characterized by decadent details, bold patterns, and rich colors — lending perfectly to ceramic tile design. Here are some Art Deco tile looks from Instagram that we think are the bee’s knees! …

Our 10 Best Tile Resources of 2019

The end of the year is a great time to look ahead and also to reflect on your accomplishments for the year. At Why Tile, we consider the tile resources we’ve created for you to be our greatest accomplishments. Here’s a recap of the Why Tile information you loved the most in 2019. Our Most…

17 Inspiring Before and After Bathroom Renovations

A bathroom remodel can help create a relaxing getaway for your master bath or an impressive guest bathroom for your friends and family to admire. Bathroom remodels are also one of the best ways to increase the resale value of your home — a key consideration for homeowners who plan to sell at some point…

Ceramic tile wine cellar

15 Unique Wine Cellar Design Ideas You’ll Love

True wine enthusiasts know that designing the perfect wine cellar is both a science and an art — temperature control, storage time, particular racks, and other materials used to keep the wine optimum combine with the art of designing a space that’s as inspiring as the wine itself.  When it comes to choosing the right…

Get Cozy With These Outdoor Tile Fireplaces

When the temperature starts to drop, you may be tempted to store away your patio furniture, say goodbye to backyard barbeques, and head indoors for the season. But that doesn’t have to be the case! Outdoor fireplaces help keep your outdoor space warm and inviting throughout the colder months. If you’re warming up to the…