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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Dutch Country Tiles

Dutch Country Tiles

The summer of 2018 begins to wind down in the inexorable manner that is seasonal change. That said, there is one trend/style that has always, and we think will always, transcend the seasons. Dutch Country Tiles, with their pastoral but poignant elegance, are always there; ready to be drawn into your design plans. Country Floors has […]

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Sand the New Neutral

Sand the New Neutral. Did we really say that? Yes I think we did.  Gray, white, black and maybe navy. It seems that we’ve seen a lot of them come and go. Now, our good friends at Apartment Therapy have offered this up:”White and grey kitchens have dominated the scene for quite some time now. […]

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Natural Design Part Two

There is a typical point in the design process where your angst begins to overly influence things. The open questions continue to outnumber the answers. Previously in this space we discussed a potential solution. That is to consider Natural Design Part Two.  There is cool website, www.freshome.com, that we read and try to absorb on a regular basis. […]

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Natural Design Part One

There is an inevitable point in the design process where angst begins to inhabit the lives of the participants. The open questions continue to outnumber the answers. Color, scale, texture, pattern, what to leave in; what to leave out. Maybe one way to sort some things out is to take a look at Natural Design […]

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Joanna Gaines & Trending Color

Joanna Gaines & Trending Color

No matter what aspect of interior design you are involved in, Joanna Gaines has become an undeniable influence. The professional designer dealing with their homeowner client may very likely be the second hand recipient of this influence. The homeowners that are taking a more DIY approach are even more susceptible. Vendors such as Country Floors […]

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