Decorative Materials Blog

Eye Catching Tile Design for 2018

Posted on Jan 31, 2018 in Tile Trends, luxury tiles

Tile design trends change significantly from one year to the next, but select patterns deliver long-term satisfaction. When hunting for a new look, it's important to consider not only what will feel fresh at the moment, but also what will continue to make a statement in years to come. 

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CERSAIE 2017: Trends to Look for in 2018

Posted on Nov 29, 2017 in Expert Advice, Tile Trends

Every year, CERSAIE sets the tone for the hottest trends in the tile industry. The annual event is the tile equivalent of New York Fashion Week; it highlights new concepts bound to take over next season.

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Luxury Tile Inspired by New York Fashion Week

Posted on Oct 04, 2017 in Tile Trends, Insider

Every year, fashion aficionados from all around the world flock to New York City to prove that they remain at the cutting edge of modern fashion. Some recycle styles from seasons past, but others draw on fascinating artistic concepts to create truly original pieces. Their efforts ultimately inspire artists in a variety of other industries. Elements of New York Fashion Week even end up in the bold tiles everyday homeowners install, including traditional kitchen tiles and contemporary bathroom tiles.

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Whimsical Mosaics by Cean Irminger

Posted on Jul 19, 2017 in Tile Trends

"Whimsical" really is the best word to describe the Kiddo Collection of custom mosaic tile designs by Cean Irminger for New Ravenna. There are no boring swaths of uniform mosaic tiles to be found here. Instead, Irminger has created intricate tile patterns that are stunningly unique. These mosaics are perfect for bathrooms, but they could also be used as feature walls in creative agencies, publishing companies, hospitality or any business that embraces a child-like imagination.

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Trending Now: Artistic Collaborations to Look For

Posted on Jul 06, 2017 in Tile Trends, luxury tiles

In addition to making spaces comfortable and functional, thoughtful attention to Interior Design elements can capture the attention and imagination of potential home buyers. From paint colors to fixed finishes, including unique colors and materials keep spaces fresh and inviting.

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Tile Updates: Current Tile Trends

Posted on Jun 02, 2017 in Design, Tile Trends

Tile makes a statement while retaining the durability, versatility and other numerous benefits that have made it such a popular flooring material through the years. Recent technological advancements promote even greater versatility, with tile taking on bold new textures and replicating everything from hardwood to linen. But while a wide range of looks may be available, certain trends are worth following if you're hoping for an updated and sophisticated design. 

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Contemporary Bathroom Tiles We Love

Posted on May 18, 2017 in Tile Trends

Contemporary bathroom tile gives designers a vast range of options to create dream bathrooms. Whether homeowners want an organic, spa-like feel to their bathroom, or prefer a sleek, avant-garde design, the right tile is available to help them realize their vision.

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Top Five Finds From Coverings

Posted on May 04, 2017 in Tile Trends

We just recently returned from our annual trip to Coverings 2017, the largest tile and stone showcase in North America, and here is a sneak peek at the colors, textures and tile for 2018! . The four-day annual event, held in Orlando, featured more than 1,100 vendors from around the world in more than 430,000 square feet of exhibition space. We truly didn't know which way to turn first.

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Hot Tile Picks: 15 Kitchen Backsplashes You Will Love

Posted on Feb 16, 2017 in Tile Trends

Whether it is a tile, stone, art glass or even a simple design that stands out in its modesty, a backsplash gives a kitchen an aesthetic signature. An elaborate backsplash can serve as the centerpiece itself. However, the success of a kitchen backsplash, no matter its design, is a product of the materials chosen. Not only are the colors and patterns in the tile essential, so are the shapes of the tiles themselves. Down to the finest detail, every aspect of a backsplash is noticed.

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2016 Tile Review: Top Tile Products of 2016

Posted on Feb 14, 2017 in Tile Trends

If you’re looking for ideas to help you decide which tile to install in your home or business, taking a look at the top tile options of last year can serve as a great source of inspiration as you plan your project. Whether you want modern flooring for your foyer or hallway, or are trying to find a decorative backsplash for your kitchen or bathroom, you’ll likely appreciate at least one of trendiest tile choices from 2016. And considering that many of these are predicted to remain popular in 2017, it makes sense to see what’s been the most well liked type of tile in the last year. Let this list of trendy tile products guide you as you search for ideas, and then let us know if you need to know more about a particular product.

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