Blush herringbone tile backsplash

Blush Tile: Applications and Design Ideas

Blush at the thought! Consumers aren’t being shy about a desire for a fresh start this year. Interior designers and manufacturers are answering the call with a fresh take on a warm neutral: blush. Sherwin-Williams has selected a blush hue as its 2023 color of the year. Likewise, Farrow & Ball, the iconic wallpaper and…

Wallpapered-look bathroom backsplash tile with a gold design

Go for the Gold With Gold Tile

Searching for a “wow factor” look that’s sure to impress? Gold tile might just be the answer. Gold tile offers everything from luxurious gilded designs to clean contemporary aesthetics. At the same time, it provides all of the low-maintenance benefits you’ve come to expect from ceramic tile, including scratch, stain, fade, and fire resistance. Easy…

Vintage Tile Bathroom Ideas

There’s something about bathroom décor inspired by vintage tile designs that speaks to an appreciation of the classic beauty and functionality of ceramic tile, as well as tile’s versatility in modern designs.  We know we’re not alone in this sentiment, so we’re sharing vintage bathroom tile ideas to stoke your creativity — plus some new retro…

bathroom with big window and spa tub

Bathroom Tile Trends: 2022

Designing a new bathroom, or simply refreshing an existing space? Either way, browsing the latest bathroom tile trends is a great place to start. Bathroom tile trends give you not only insight into what’s popular in interior design, but also a launching point for exploring your own personal aesthetic and preferences. Increasingly, we’ve seen homeowners…

Six Ways to Update Your Farmhouse Decor

If you’re looking to transition your farmhouse decor to a new look or make a farmhouse-style home uniquely your own, this guide is for you. First, What Is Farmhouse Decor? The seemingly contradictory elements of farmhouse decor are comfort and practicality, simplicity and warmth.  Because farmhouse decor traces its origins back to the early settlers…

People walking at Coverings '22

Tile Trends from Coverings ’22 Showcase Ceramic Tile at Its Best

For this year’s Coverings exhibition, which took place in Las Vegas, the tile trends seen on the showfloor reflect trends we are seeing reverberate across the country and internationally: organic textures, plaster looks, warm stone looks, earthy jewel tones, floor-to-ceiling marble looks, and shapes scaled. Textures Bring Touchability to Trends We’ve seen textures develop beyond…

Coverings 2022: Health and Beauty on Display

We are excited to announce that Coverings, the most important event of the year for the tile and stone industry, is taking place this week. Manufacturers, distributors, architects, and other industry professionals will all convene in Las Vegas to learn from live presentations and — our favorite part — admire exhibits and new products on…

2022 Tile Trends: Warm Stones

It’s the last week of our National Tile Day celebration. That means we have just one week until Coverings 2022! Have we saved the best for last?  Last, but not least, we’re highlighting warm stone looks. Stone looks are a great way to add natural allure and texture to a space. And with the general…

2022 Tile Trends: Organic Texture

As we continue our celebration of National Tile Day and countdown to Coverings 2022, we have another 2022 tile trend to share with you. This week, we are focusing on tile with organic textures. While textured tile has been trending for a while, this year is somewhat different. Unlike the angular geometric patterns and textures…

2022 Tile Trends: Earthy Jewel Tones

It’s the fourth week of our National Tile Day celebration and countdown to Coverings 2022.  After so much time spent indoors the past couple years, people are gravitating toward earth tones and a desire to connect with nature. We’re inviting more natural colors into the home and onto the walls, floors, and other surfaces. At…

2022 Tile Trends: Shapes Scaled

For those of you who have been following along with our National Tile Day celebration, we’re on our third trend counting down to Coverings 2022.  For those who are just joining us, we’ve been sharing a new 2022 tile trend each week. This week, we’re going big…and small.  Last year brought us oversized hexagons, and…

2022 Tile Trends: Floor-to-Ceiling Marble Looks

Our celebration of National Tile Day and countdown to Coverings 2022 continues into its second week with another 2022 tile trend. And this week’s trend is sure to impress with its striking designs and equally striking size. That’s right, it’s floor-to-ceiling marble looks. Defined by a sense of movement and grandeur, these tiles are full…

2022 Tile Trends: Plaster Looks

Happy National Tile Day! Each National Tile Day, Why Tile celebrates by starting a countdown. Every week leading up to Coverings, the preeminent event of the North American tile and stone industry, we share one of the tile trends we expect to see this year. These up-and-coming tile trends will be on show at Coverings…

2022 Colors of the Year

Every 2022 Color of the Year From the Top Color Experts

Every year, color experts and paint companies choose a color or color palette they feel best represents the current time. While their choices often go on to influence interior decor, design, and fashion, they’re based on much more than trending aesthetic preferences, drawing from pop culture, technology, and even world events. For example, Pantone’s 2021…

Kitchen with horizontal stacked subway tile backsplash

Trend Alert: Stacked Subway Tile

Our favorite tile layout pattern is getting a makeover, and we think you’ll be pleased with the results. In case you haven’t already heard the buzz, we’re referring to subway tile’s newest twist: stacked tile. Stacked subway tile is one of the biggest contemporary tile trends right now. We think you’ll understand why after exploring…

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 Tiled Kitchen Island 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…