From the Floor Up

Year in Review: 5 Most Popular Products of the Year

Posted by Daltile Team on Dec 10, 2016 10:30:00 AM

River Marble in Sandy Flats

We talked with Daltile Studio and Gallery managers across the nation to find out which Daltile products were the favorites and best sellers for 2016 and a couple themes quickly emerged. So without further ado, here are the most popular products of 2016!

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Topics: New Products, Trends, Stone

Shopping for Countertops?

Posted by Daltile Team on Nov 28, 2016 10:30:00 AM

There's only one way to find that perfect natural stone countertop . . . finding it yourself! Take a look around one of our stone centers--full to the brim with beautiful slabs of every conceivable stone, finish, and color--and you'll be ready to go on the hunt for your very own unique piece of stone.

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Topics: Stone, Countertop

Practical Materials for Country Kitchen Design

Posted by Daltile Team on Nov 9, 2016 10:30:00 AM

One Quartz™ Surfaces in Spanish Moss on the counter with Jewel Tide in Beach Pebble on the backsplash


A country kitchen creates a warm, inviting, and relaxed design visual. The rugged setting should denote years of wear without actually being worn out. Make sure you don't overthink the process. Instead, go with what inspires you, and opt for practical, casual, country-style materials for the kitchen flooring, countertops, backsplash, and even a fireplace. Here are some inspirational tips and ideas.
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Topics: Trends, Stone, Design

Travertine Subway Tile Backsplash Design Ideas

Posted by Daltile Team on Oct 12, 2016 2:21:54 PM

Travertine on the backsplash in Baja Cream


The natural warmth of travertine makes this stone a popular choice for the kitchen and bath. Travertine, which is a type of limestone, ranges in color from creamy white with silver and gray tones, to beige and tan. For interior decorating purposes, travertine tiles are available in a variety of shapes and sizes, and can be crafted for both floor and wall applications. If you're looking for a unique way to incorporate textural contrast into your kitchen, here are some ideas for adding a travertine subway tile backsplash.                                                                          

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Topics: Stone, Design

3 Top Tile Wall Coverings of 2016

Posted by Daltile Team on Oct 4, 2016 10:30:00 AM


Annapolis in Sail Gloss Bevel

The era of all white walls is quickly giving way to walls that are the centerpiece of the room rather than the backdrop. Whether it’s an accent wall or four basic walls with a twist, this year walls have become an important consideration in home and commercial design.

In no particular order, here are three of the top tile wall coverings of 2016.

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Topics: Wood Look Tile, Mosaic, Trends, Stone, Wall Tile, Design

How to Incorporate Pebble Surfaces, Indoors and Out

Posted by Houzz on Sep 22, 2016 10:30:00 AM

The humble river pebble is a faultless example of how Mother Nature is inexhaustibly patient when it comes to creating perfection. Honed into a smooth, rounded shape over hundreds of years, the pebble can bring an organic element to your decor. When used en masse, this modest little stone can create a huge impact.

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Topics: Trends, Stone, Design

2 Ways to Merge Tried and True with Contemporary in Stone Tile

Posted by Daltile Team on Sep 15, 2016 10:36:00 AM

Mod Shape & Texture, Classic Stone Tile

There’s nothing quite like stone. Its timeless beauty is never mistaken for a fad. But even solidarity needs a little pizazz now and then. Why not give stone a bit of an update with a pop-off-the-floor (or wall) defining shape? Take a closer look.

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Topics: New Products, Trends, Stone

Bathroom Countertops: Choosing the Best Tile

Posted by Daltile Team on Sep 10, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Photo features Coastal Keystones Treasure Island 2 x 1 Straight-Joint Mosaic on backsplash and countertop.


Tiled countertops can add a unique look to your bathroom. If you've recently updated your backsplash, shower, or tub surround with new tile, a coordinating look on the bathroom countertops will bring the room together and improve the flow of your design. Long-lasting and easy to maintain, tiled countertops can also be quickly repaired by simply replacing one cracked or chipped tile. Here are some tips on how to select the best tile for countertops.

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Topics: Trends, Stone, Countertop

5 Ways to Use Split-Face Marble Tile

Posted by Daltile Team on Aug 2, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Marble tile may be the epitome of classic design, but it also fits quite naturally into ultramodern designs thanks to its timeless appeal. Split-face marble tile can be used to satisfy today's need for texture within design. Texture keeps sleek, streamlined designs—or any design—from appearing too cold or tedious. So where should you use this handsomely rugged, truly timeless material? It's typically used on the backsplash, and tub and fireplace surrounds, but here are five other unusual places to use split-face marble tile:

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Topics: Stone

A Gallery of Stone Tile Flooring

Posted by Daltile Team on Jul 28, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Take a Look at Stone

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Topics: Stone, Design

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