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December 13, 2019

Recap: Top Tile from 2019

Looking back, the year in tile was an impressive one. As always, technological advancements are at the forefront of the industry’s growth.  Floor tiles are still the leading product, by about 50 percent. However, it’s important to take note that in 2019, wall tiles grew to be the second most popular tile product. That percentage... Read More »

November 27, 2019

Tile Truths: Health & Safety First

As the age of shared information rolls on, there will always be a desire for more knowledge surrounding practically every industry. The more information that people know, the smarter they’ll be as consumers. So, every producer (tile nerd, salesperson, etc.) should get ahead of the game by brushing up on their flooring knowledge, both present... Read More »

November 13, 2019

Rosy Hues: A 2020 Mood

                   Industry experts say that distinct shades of pink are among the top picks expected to dominate in 2020. However, we prefer to call them rosy hues. There are many factors that go into trend forecasts for the year ahead. Things like trending styles, popular culture, and architectural advances all play a role... Read More »

October 31, 2019

Different Ways to Lay Tile

Whether you’re a seasoned interior design enthusiast or a total tile novice, one thing every creative should know is that there are various ways to make the same tile have different effects. The common denominator in this interior design approach is the tile. The only thing that changes to give a different look is the... Read More »

October 14, 2019

Tile Style: Metal and Wood Look Flooring

  Metal flooring might be an unexpectedly gorgeous addition to some. But, once we discovered this particular line of metal and wood look tile, we knew we were on to something iconic. Imitation tile made to look like real marble or surfaces with intentional imperfections have always been on our radar of classic styles. Now,... Read More »

September 19, 2019

Classic and Sophisticated, Porcelain Marble Still Rules

The use of marble stone for architecture and design is nothing new. In fact, records indicate that builders started using it sometime around 438 BC, when The Parthenon in Greece was constructed. That’s a long time for a style to sustain, don’tcha think? It makes complete sense to us, though. The romantic and classic appeal... Read More »

August 28, 2019

Basic Tile: The Underrated Product of the Century

As far as interior design is concerned, making an impression doesn’t always require something bold or fancy. Sometimes, making an impression is as simple as finding a perfectly basic fit for the job. In this instance, we’re talking about basic tile. At times, paying less attention to “the finer things” paves the way for maximized... Read More »

August 19, 2019

Wood Look Tile is All the Decor You Need

  If there’s one thing we know for certain, it’s that all tiles are not created equal. Right now, wood look tile is taking that statement and giving it a whole new meaning. Some industry experts are even considering it to be one of the premier tile design choices of the year. The hashtag #WoodLook... Read More »

July 25, 2019

Imperfectly Perfect Tile Designs to Inspire

The wonderful thing about tile design is that it’s kind of like love. There really is somebody, or in this case some style, for everybody. Different tile products are called to meet different demands in different applications. That ever-evolving, always-moving dynamic is what makes the industry so addicting to tile nerds like us! We went... Read More »

July 11, 2019

Tile Tariffs Don’t Affect American-Made Products

Although there has been a lot of reportage on the recent 15 percent tariff increase for imported tile products from China, there hasn’t been much said on the fact that it doesn’t affect products made in the USA. With the tariff increase, there is certainly a loss as far as options go. That is, of... Read More »