From the Floor Up

3 Reasons Cement Look is Perfect for Commercial Spaces

Posted by Daltile Team on Feb 17, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Cement in the commercial space makes a statement. It says stylish and intelligent all at once—it’s the total package. Here are three reasons cement-look tile is one of the best choices for commercial design.

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Topics: Commercial, Design

Some Tile to Love

Posted by Daltile Team on Feb 11, 2017 10:30:00 PM

We’re absolutely in love with these beautiful new and remodeled homes. Their use of tile and countertop is top notch. Take a peek at some of our favorites.
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Topics: Design

How to Choose Ceramic Tile Using Basic Color Theory

Posted by Daltile Team on Feb 10, 2017 10:30:00 AM


Stratford Place in Dorian Grey on the floor and tub surround

Have you ever wondered how designers put together the beautiful ceramic tile combinations you see in magazines, on websites, or on television? To really understand the fine art of choosing a color scheme, you may need to dust off that color wheel from art class and get reacquainted with it. This is a big part of how designers come up with beautiful color combinations. Here are some tips to help you choose a perfect ceramic tile color scheme.
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Topics: Remodel, Redesign, Design

High-Tech Kitchens of 2017

Posted by Daltile Team on Feb 8, 2017 10:31:11 AM

ONE Quartz Surfaces Nature Flecks in Statuary on the island and countertop

If you love the internet of things, universal design, and cooking, a high-tech kitchen is your ticket to scullery perfection.

New materials and gadgets are just the beginning. Almost every appliance available for the kitchen can be synced with a phone. Not only will you have the technology you crave, it will look amazing too.
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Topics: Kitchen Tile Ideas, Design

Slate Tile Options to Spark Ideas for Your Fireplace Surround

Posted by Daltile Team on Feb 2, 2017 11:37:25 AM

Slate tile offers natural fine grain and pleasing neutral hues that make it ideal for the fireplace surround in both trendy and traditional homes. Regardless of whether you're designing a living room from scratch or replacing an old surround in a transitional project, timeless materials like slate are well worth the investment. Let's look at a few slate tile options—and a couple of must-see stone-look tile options—for inspiration.

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Topics: Stone, Design

3 Trend-Worthy Tiling Tips

Posted by Daltile Team on Jan 31, 2017 10:30:00 AM


Artigiano in Italian Alps and Tremiti Sand on the backsplash

Renovation coming up? Your inbox is probably filled up with newsletters and ads that aim to help you get the new bathroom you’ve always wanted. But to get right to the heart of what really matters for an on-trend design in 2017, you need some solid, well-informed design concepts.

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Topics: Trends, Design, Industry

10 ‘Grown Up’ Elements of Your First Home

Posted by Houzz on Jan 25, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Good design and the development of personal style are always a gradual progression. Your teenage bedroom looked a lot different than your college dorm room, which looked a lot different (thankfully) than your first apartment, and so on. If you’re trying to shake your youthful ways, consider these tips for elevating your home with more grown-up style.
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Topics: Design

Fireplaces in Tile

Posted by Daltile Team on Jan 20, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Tumbled Indian Multicolor slate in a tiny mosaic makes this fireplace the center of the family room design.See more tile fireplace ideas below.

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Topics: Mosaic, Stone, Design

Herringbone Subway Tile Shower Ideas

Posted by Daltile Team on Jan 18, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Rittenhouse Square in Architectural Gray and Almond

Herringbone subway tile ideas don't stop with the traditional interpretation. If you stretch your design muscles, you can creatively explore modern ways to use this statement-making pattern. The subtle geometric design provides decorative movement in an otherwise sterile setting. Its vertical or horizontal arrowlike layout not only makes the pattern appear bigger than its standard 3 x 6 format, but it also visually stretches the walls in whichever direction needs more length. These are just a couple factors that make the herringbone subway tile pattern a savvy design choice for a shower of any type and size. Read on to discover fresh ideas for this ever-trendy tile layout.

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Topics: Subway Tile, Design

The Organized Mudroom Starts with Smart design

Posted by Daltile Team on Jan 7, 2017 10:30:00 AM

The mudroom is the center of activity in your home. It’s the transition between coming and going. It can also be a cluttered catch-all and the place the dirt congregates. Mudroom design deserves some careful thought so it can handle the demands of your family.
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Topics: Wall Tile, Design

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