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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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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Color of the Year 2019

Color of the Year 2019

Opening our feed from Architectural Digest today, there was a cool take on the Benjamin Moore Color of the Year 2019. Immediately we saw this color to be a marked return to serene as opposed to  the color of the year selections from last year. So let’s chat about ”Metropolition”, from Benjamin Moore, as shown […]

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Majolica Glazed Ceramic Tiles

Majolica Glazed Ceramic Tiles are a distinct and unique genre living inside the category of ceramic tile in general.It is a confusing idea since it is can also be spelled: Maiolica. Regardless the spelling, the material is typically thought of as having its origin in the Renaissance Period in Italy. Merriam-Webster says that it is: “earthenware covered […]

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Arts and Crafts Ceramic Tiles

The subject of Arts and Crafts Ceramic Tiles is always one that Country Floors is eager to chat about. Why not? Since 1964 we have have been a fashion-forward supplier of materials, like these, to our long list of architects, designers, and savvy homeowners. Let’s talk about the movement that inspired the tiles and where we […]

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