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Tile Trends for 2013

Posted by Suzanne on July 3, 2012 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (0)

The international tile and stone exposition, Coverings, just finished.  This is the show where the geniuses behind the tile and stone industry gather annually to unveil innovative textures, patterns and mediums. Trends in tile and stone, just like textiles and clothing, continually change.

I've collected the best of the best upcoming trends to share with you.

Exquisite patterns. This magnificent mosaic, featuring a black glass field, is compris...

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Tile--Anything But Boring!

Posted by Suzanne on December 2, 2011 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Nearly every time I begin a new remodeling project that includes tile, my clients get excited when I present unique tile layouts for their consideration. Why? They often, whether they realize it or not, believe there are limited functions for each type of tile. For example, large format tiles should only be used on the floor and only in vast spaces, mosaics should only be used on the walls and often for backsplashes, you should b...

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Durable Flooring Options

Posted by Suzanne on November 17, 2011 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (0)

We demand a lot from our floors. They’re battered from below with electric radiant heat and from above with shoes and pet’s claws, they constantly have sharp utensils and sticky liquids dropped on them, and they’re scoured with harsh cleaners. Yet even given all of this abuse, we still expect them to look shiny and new. Though there are nume...

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