Natural Stone Parquet

We can loosely define parquet, from a design standpoint, as a mosaic flooring or wall covering composed of geometric blocks revealed in patterns. These elements might typically be rectangles, squares or triangles. However, to a large degree, the sky is the limit so you may find curvilinear pieces, diamond shapes, and more. To be sure, […]

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Blue Ceramic Tiles

The Blue Ceramic Tiles of our design imaginations are actually many different materials from many diverse cultures and countries. Let’s take a look at a couple of cultural and national iterations that can be woven into your design plan options. In many design circles, the term “azulejos” is tossed around quite a bit. Naturally, Wikipedia […]

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moorish style tile

Moorish Style Tile

Our Las Palmas Glazed Tile Collection draws inspiration from the bucolic Spanish city of Palma de Mallorca. This is the political capital and major city of the Balearic Islands and the home of tennis legend Rafael Nadal. As a historical point, the city was under Islamic control from approximately 900 AD to 1200 AD. The arrival of the Moors […]

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craftsman style ceramictile

Craftsman Style Ceramic Tile

Not long ago, the real estate section of a prominent media outlet proclaimed that “Home Buyers Embrace the ‘Contemporary Craftsman’ Look”. This opens the conversation on the Craftsman movement in general and Craftsman Style Ceramic Tile in particular. Let’s examine this as seen by the American designer and homeowner in 2018. Historically, American Craftsman, such […]

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Glamour Glass Stone

Glamour Glass Stone in 2018

Glamour Glass Stone. Three words with the latter two giving us the former is epitomized by the Glamour Collection from Country Floors. Let’s take a quick peek at the subject of glamour overall and the Country Floors collection in particular! Glamour is never easy to pin down. Here are two fairly random perspectives. As always, […]

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Shape Texture Tile

Shape Texture Tile, these three words, meld together to provide the homeowner and designer interesting options in terms of both visual appeal and practical usability.In fact, the essence of combining shape and texture, using tile as your medium of choice, creates a real sense of organically derived pattern. The use of pattern in interior design […]

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Gray Wood Look Tile

Gray meanders across our consciousness like a color that is looking for a friend. If colors were people and had dating sites such as match.com then gray might be a shy but reliable individual seeking a more primal mate. The well-respected color psychologist, Ms. Angela Wright, via her website Colour Affects, tells us that there are eleven […]

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Colorful Bathroom Designs

We often consider our design ideas and subsequent plans by taking a room by room approach. There is certainly a logic to this when many spaces are involved, for example, in a new construction scenario. It is also fundamentally necessary for renovation situations. So here, on the first day of winter, let’s brighten things up and […]

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