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,…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Open Shelving Tile Backsplashes and Tile Walls: Explore Your Options

Open shelving is one of the hottest storage trends, allowing you to show off your books, collections, beautiful dishes, canister sets, plants, and more. And, when paired with your favorite backsplash tile design, open shelving can make an even greater design impact.  If the idea of ceramic tile with open shelving intrigues you, you’ve come…

Pantone’s 2021 Colors of the Year: Ultimate Gray and Illuminating

Pantone has surprised us this year by choosing not just one color for 2021, but two: Ultimate Gray and Illuminating. According to Pantone, Ultimate Gray is representative of dependability and strength. As with natural elements that endure throughout the ages, Ultimate Gray inspires feelings of resilience and equilibrium. Illuminating, on the other hand, is a…

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…

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…

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…

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…