Design San Francisco & Country Floors CEU Invitation

If you are close to our San Francisco Showroom, please join us on February 5th in our showroom at the San Francisco Design Center. Country Floors is hosting two CEU classes from 1.15 – 3 PM during Design San Francisco Week. Please view invitation below and kindly rsvp to justine@marblesystems.com We are looking forward to […]

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Authentic Terracotta

What is Authentic Terracotta?

Country Floors has over fifty years of experience in the sublime world of luxury tile, stone, terracotta, and glass. The question of What is Authentic Terracotta is relatively constant. So let’s go ahead and talk about this for a moment or two. A general, but simplistic, definition of terracotta is sensibly stated as “baked earth.” […]

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Cavern Clay

Paint companies help drive color trends whether those of us in the tile and stone industry like it or not. After all, paint is a flexible finish that can be easily replaced if you have a yikes moment; then need a quick swap out. Sherwin Williams announced Cavern Clay as its color of the year for […]

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Four Design Ideas 2019

Musing on what design trends may possibly be “in”,  versus those that will be “out” for 2019 is quite an exercise. Nevertheless, Country Floors sees itself as a thought leader in the interior design area, so here we go with Four Design Ideas 2019. A wonderful writer named Lucia Tonelli give us some great ideas to […]

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Pantone Color of the Year

Pantone Color of the Year

The Pantone Color of the Year was just announced and we find this color to be light, bright, and strong. All seemingly at the same time. “Living Coral” is here and let’s chat about that for a minute. One thing we can clearly see. This a not a shy and retiring color value. The folks at […]

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Moorish Ceramic Tile

Moorish Ceramic Tile

Moorish Ceramic Tile is a genre that always has an audience. Think about this for a moment. Take a look at the image at the top of this post; then please note the intricate patterning that subtly forms an Arabesque style shape. For some background, the root of Moorish Tile is naturally Moorish Architecture in […]

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Contemporary Country Stone

Contemporary Country Stone

A design plan that incorporates Contemporary Country Stone design is a very flexible plan. Natural stone offers a very neutral background on which personal tastes can be painted. Let’s talk a about that for a moment. We should discuss three significant assets that natural stone brings to the design team. Color: We all know that the […]

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Cellini Stone Mosaics

Our Cellini Stone Mosaics pay a degree of artistic homage to the great Italian artist Benvenuto Cellini. The Florentine master is very closely associated with “Mannerism”, a style that emerged in Europe around 1520 and lasted until the end of that century. The National Gallery of Art tells us this about “Mannerism.” “The term mannerism…is derived […]

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