Category Archives for "Stone Tiles"

Hexagonal Tile Ideas

6 Hexagonal Tile Ideas to Inspire Your Renovation

If you’ve passed on hexagonal tiles for remodeling projects because you thought they look dated or vintage, you’re in for a big surprise.Designers have rejuvenated this classic tile into unique new designs that will inspire you to try them out again. Prepare to be delighted with supersized hexagons, unique color combinations, subtle wave effects, and […]

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Black and White Tile Designs

6 Black and White Tile Designs for an Elegant & Modern Look

Black and white designs evoke images of luxurious black tie affairs with champagne and caviar. Elegant black and white tile designs may be timeless and classic, but they have also been revamped for modern tastes.While everyone is familiar with simple checkerboard patterns from the past, newer, more modern, designs tend to be intricate, subtler, and […]

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Textured Tile Designs

7 Textured Tile Designs That Bring a New Dimension to Any Surface

Innovations in tile design have led to some exciting textured tile designs.It can transform an ordinary wall into a work of abstract art. The textural relief of tiles can provide a visual impact that intrigues the senses and give the room a one-of-a-kind style statement.What is really nice about textural tiles is that you don’t […]

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Tile Terminology: A Glossary of Important Mosaic Tile Terms

There is nothing more frustrating than watching a video about a subject like mosaic tiles and not understanding key terms in it.What is a substrate? What’s the difference between Carrara and Calacatta marble tiles? What is a waterjet and how is it important to tiling?There are plenty of terms in the industry that aren’t necessary […]

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Porcelain vs Ceramic Tile

Porcelain vs Ceramic Tile: What’s the Difference & When to Use Each

If porcelain is a mystery to you, it might not surprise you to learn it was a mystery to everyone outside China until the 17th century.After centuries of being imported from the East, a German alchemist by the name of Bottger revealed its secret composition. In fact, Europeans had to buy porcelain from China up […]

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