Azulejos Ceramic Tiles

What exactly are Azulejos Ceramic Tiles. We can deconstruct things a bit in order to learn more. We know that “azul” is blue in Spanish so it is fairly easy to make the connection to “blue tiles”. Be advised this term may also have an Arabic root in describing a small polished stone.  However, [...]
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What is Grout?

What is Grout? Now this is an interesting question. The most intriguing aspect of the question is the sheer number of different impressions we have heard homeowners offer when trying to describe it. For example,“the dirty stuff on the shower wall” “the material coming up from our tile [...]
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Wellness & Ceramic Tile

Wellness & Ceramic Tile is quite the topic when you break it down into pieces. Wellness, in and of itself, bears some unpacking. At the very least, you must  consider the physical/tactile and the emotional/psychological. Both of these parts assume a relative level of health. So let’s take [...]
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Three Tile Trends Now

As we roam around the blogosphere, we discover a series of tile trends  that are being put forth from blogger to blogger to blogger and also from media outlet to media outlet to media outlet.  We have compiled what we think was learned, and what Country Floors is particularly adept at, into [...]
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Antiqued Glazed Ceramic Tile

This is Memorial Day weekend in 2018, the unofficial start of Summer. PBS says this day was: "originally called Decoration Day, from the early tradition of decorating graves with flowers, wreaths and flags, Memorial Day is a day for remembrance of those who have died service." A day of this [...]
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Country Floors Coverings 2018

The stone, tile, and glass industry annually gathers at an exhibition known as Coverings. This year, this event is in Atlanta; Country Floors will be displaying a few new collections that we hope will be well received by our client community. Let's jump right in now, the title of this post is [...]
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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 [...]
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