Category Archives for "Water Jet Designs"

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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6 Examples of Rustic Tile Designs to Give Any Surface a Classic Look

Sleek surfaces and modern lines are clean and impressive, but sometimes you want a warmer, more welcoming look for areas of your home. Adding rustic-chic touches to your rooms will achieve that type of ambiance.With rustic tile designs, you can keep your decor upscale while still incorporating comfortable, welcoming elements. Ahead, discover six ways to […]

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10 Examples of Water Jet Designs for the Luxury Homeowner

The azulejos of the Alhambra, beautiful multi-colored, intricately designed tiles, look like they may have been cut with modern tools, but actually required extensive training and dedication to the art of mosaic cutting to produce such astounding and complex designs. Source: Glendale.edu Later, the same art became known as zellige in Morocco and other parts […]

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Tapeti Naran Mosaic Medallion

10 Ways You Can Use Water Jet Medallions to Transform Any Surface

Water jet technology has made it much more efficient to create increasingly complex tile medallions for the luxury homeowner and business office.Homeowners like the way medallions make it possible to do a small project without having to cover an entire wall or floor.Business owners like the way they produce a dramatic effect in an entry […]

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