Six Superb New Black and White Tile Looks

In film as in life, the timeless romance of black and white is undeniable, and in tile it's practically as old as time itself. Just think of the stone parquet entry halls of Europe's great estates. Its glamour and timelessness charm us every time, in much the same way as when we see Cary Grant [...]
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Design’s New Flame: The Warm Neutrals

The design world is due for something happy, earthbound,  familiar and welcoming. Enter the warm neutrals. A welcoming warmth is spreading over the design world, and it can't get here soon enough! We're excited to welcome the entire family of warm neutrals and highlight the [...]
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Outdoor Design With Terracotta Tile

Terracotta tile has been used outdoors in warm climates for over two thousand years. Terracotta tiles are traditional in many areas of the world. The warm red clay of a Spanish patio, the vibrant patterns of Moroccan tile, and the colorful designs of Talavera, Mexico are all made from [...]
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New Tuscan Terracotta Collection

We are happy to announce our new Tuscan Terracotta Collection as a new addition to our growing terracotta family. The Tuscan Terracotta Collection embodies the natural landscapes of the countryside of Italy with its olive groves and vineyards. This beautiful terracotta collection, features 6 [...]
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Reclaimed Terracotta Tile

Country Floors has always felt, dating back to the ‘Sixties, that the subject of Reclaimed Terracotta Tile is right in our corporate and design wheel-house. Many things have changed in America and the world since the infinitely interesting decade that was the 1960’s. But, one thing that “rocks [...]
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Authentically Terracotta

I was first introduced to materials that were Authentically Terracotta during a trip to Florence, Italy. In the early ‘80’s, the Impruneta area offered a wonderful array of classically produced terracotta tiles that still linger in my imagination. Since then, that area continues to serve a [...]
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Rustic, Historic And Chic Our Reclaimed Terracotta

To give our new Reclaimed Terracotta Collection the attention it deserves, let’s take a step back and refresh on what Terracotta really is.Terracotta, ( also terra cotta or terra –cotta) with a literal translation of “baked earth” is a clay based, glazed or unglazed ceramic.Each [...]
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Terracotta Tiles: Part Two…..Antiqued Terracotta

The second part of this post will focus on antiqued terracotta. In Part One we discussed a few of the mysteries that seem to surround terracotta in general. Firstly, some clients think of the word terracotta as being synonymous with a Mexican produced tile or pot that appears to be adobe. [...]
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