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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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Ceramic Tile in Glamorous Interiors

Glamour is never easy to define. Is it the personal glamour and eternal elegance of cinematic icon Audrey Hepburn in film after film? Perhaps gold leaf spread hither, tither and yon is it? Well, who knows what our personal definitions are. Today, let’s spend a little time on ceramic tile in [...]
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100 Great Buildings

Country Floors has a long proud history as a vendor/partner to architects, designers, and builders across America. Naturally, we feel it is our role to be a part of that community in its totality. Therefore, the language of architecture and design means a great deal to us; as do the great [...]
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Brown Country Tile

Brown is Back and so is Brown Country Tile.  Now before you change the channel, so to speak, please hear us out. We all know what design life looked like before the Great Recession. My recollection is a symphony of all things charitably referred to as beige. This was coupled with some serious [...]
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How to Select Ceramic Tile

When it comes to tile, homeowners face a dizzying array of choices. Although there are many types to choose from, glazed ceramic tile is a good choice for many reasons. So here, from the homeowner’s perspective, is how to select ceramic tile.Ceramic tile is a fired clay product. Glazed [...]
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