Decorative Materials Blog

The Ultimate Kitchen Backsplash Cheat Sheet

Posted on Aug 29, 2016 in kitchen tiles

An artfully chosen backsplash can upgrade the look of your kitchen, or even become the stylish focal point for the room. By understanding available tile options, as well as how to balance the backsplash with other elements and bring your kitchen design together, you can discover the backsplash tile solution that is ideal for the room and your style.

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How To Design Your Bathroom Tile Like a Pro

Posted on Aug 19, 2016 in Design, Bathroom Tile

Choosing bathroom tile can be a fun and rewarding experience, but the last thing you want is to regret your decisions after the fact. Fortunately, most of the decisions you’ll be required to make are fairly straightforward, and as long as you choose a tile that’s a good fit for your planned use, you can ensure a satisfying outcome.

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Selecting the Best Tiles for Hotel Lobby Design

Posted on Aug 10, 2016 in Design, Expert Advice

It’s no secret that the design of your hotel lobby is one of the most important factors when it comes to determining what impression your establishment will make on its guests and visitors. As a visual statement, hotel lobby design can establish the aesthetic of the entire building, and send a message about the quality and type of service you provide.

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5 Things to Consider When Selecting Kitchen Floor Tile

Posted on Aug 04, 2016 in kitchen tiles

When you’re choosing kitchen floor tile, considerations about usage and appearance should be at the top of your mind. Picking the right tile can ensure you’re able to enjoy a stylish and durable kitchen floor for years, while picking the wrong tile can lead to frustration, cost-overruns and even the need to re-do the tile installation in the worst cases.

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3 Luxury Tile Purchasing Secrets They Don’t Want You to Know

Posted on Jul 11, 2016 in luxury tiles

Choosing luxury tiles can be a fraught experience, and in many ways the luxury sector is even more difficult to understand than more economy-oriented products. With its emphasis on visual appeal, the luxury tile market often paradoxically requires you to focus even more on the quality of materials, as surface features may be used to mask sub-par production standards underneath.

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Our Top Rated Contemporary Kitchen Tiles

Posted on Jul 06, 2016 in kitchen tiles

Beautiful homes need beautiful kitchens. If you are remodeling your home, don’t overlook this important space! No longer just a back-door room where cooking happens, your kitchen is essentially the place where the family comes together. It's the room where you can both entertain guests in the evenings or relax alone with a cup of tea at the end of a busy day.

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Posted on May 16, 2016 in Tile Trends, Product

Per Tile Maven, Margot Hampleman, her top product pick from Coverings 2016 was the below homage to hand painted tiles, one of her all time favorites. This collection reminds her of "the old beautiful tiles from the Almalfi Coast but with a modern twist."

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The best cleaning products for your bathroom

Posted on Apr 29, 2016 in Tile Trends, Product

Is dirty grout and tile in your bathroom cramping your style? You’re not the only one. Between all the self-proclaimed tile cleaning products and grout cleaning products on the market, it’s hard to know which ones are really the best cleaning products for your bathroom. This article discusses several ways you can clean the stone tile and grout in your bathroom.

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Why homeowners love porcelain for their bathrooms

Posted on Mar 15, 2016 in Tile Trends, Product

A subtype of ceramic tile, porcelain is one of the most popular tile materials in the residential market due to its design potential and durability. If you are planning to renovate your home or considering new places to live, you’ll need general knowledge of your choices to make the most of your flooring selection. Here’s why many homeowners choose porcelain for their bathrooms, and other areas of the home.

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The New Neutral for 2016

Posted on Feb 19, 2016 in Tile Trends, Product

Here is glimpse into ColorMix 2016 according to the color forecasting experts at Sherwin Williams. Below are our favorite five tips & takeaways from ColorMix 2016!
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