2017 Kitchen Design Guide

Kitchen backsplash materials run the gamut from traditional ceramic tile to high-end granite. Once you’ve settled on a style, color and pattern for your glass tile backsplash, it’s time for the installation.

Classic subway tiles are rectangular in the traditional style of bricks while maintaining a modern edge. The popular subway tile design is done using white tiles with black grouting, but there is a range of options available nowadays. Why subway tiles? Subway tile kitchen backsplashes have been in kitchens forever, it seems, but in recent years many homeowners have chosen these efficient.If a classic installation of subway tiles is not for you, then you may want to consider designing a fun pattern that will emphasize the unique nature of your kitchen. Some backsplashes are designed to look like herringbone or parquet patterns. Subway tile backsplashes can also be made interesting by changing up the color of grout. Black, tan and gray are popular alternatives to traditional white.

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Kitchen Design


The herringbone pattern consists of two rectangular tiles touching ends in a ‘V’ formation. Repeated again and again, it creates a zigzagging design. The word Herringbone refers to the spine of a fish, with dozens of V’s aligned in a row. This layout is being used in all the swankiest establishments – designer bars, luxury hotels, celebrity homes. It’s perfect for adding some charm and character to a tiling display and, best of all, it can be used on both wall and floor spaces.

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Arabesque is a great Moroccan look. It was declared in 2016 the tile of the year! Having the arabesque tile for the backsplash works well with the vertical paneled walls and the board and batten styled island front. While keeping true to the “shades of taupe” color scheme, the tile gives the eyes a break from the many vertical and horizontal lines.

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Coverings 2017

We believe it is very important to increase our knowledge, that’s way we’ve been present at Coverings 2017. What it’s Coverings?  For almost thirty years, Coverings has been the most prominent event for the ceramic tile and natural stone industry in North America. Coverings is dedicated to providing education through : conference sessions, hands-on workshops,

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Penny Round Tiles

We normally see penny tile in the bathroom; it’s much less common in the kitchen. But how fun and playful are these little round tiles in the kitchen? It’s a simple shape and design, but somehow grouped together, tiny penny tiles create an arresting graphic effect. We love ’em and we think completes very well

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Kitchen Brick Backsplashes

In the kitchen, the backsplash is a must-have. And since it’s not really optional, most of the time people choose to turn it into a multifunctional element that also serves as a decorative detail. There are many options that you can choose for the backsplash. We have here another beautiful mixture of textures between the

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On February 23, National Tile Day recognizes a timeless element of architecture and design. Around the world, tile plays a variety of roles. From the modest to the sublime, tile proves to be versatile and attractive. Historically, only the wealthy could afford tile in their homes. The expense of handmade or small batch production meant

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Travertine Tiles and Glass Mosaics

  This traditional shower has travertine tiles on its floor and walls, which create depth and intrigue design and for accent subway brown glass on the soap niche and picture frame. We used for this beautiful bathroom in Perrysburg, Ohio tiles from The Tile Shop which they recommend us to preserve the natural beauty of stone

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Herringbone Tile Pattern In Holland Ohio

  We ended 2016 with a beautiful elegant tile job in Holland, Ohio and we are happy to provide a good quality service. The Hall family bought the house not long ago and they are completely remodeling to they’re liking. We have a beautiful herringbone pattern in the family room area to create a classic style.

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Mold in your bathroom

The real scary story about tiles it is when you see mold in your bathroom after a very short time after the tiles were installed.     Thinking of installing a tile shower in your bathroom? If so, the most important thing to consider is waterproofing. Cement board, backer board, thinset mortar, tile, grout, and

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Exterior Tile Maintanance, Toledo

If you have exterior tiles we recommend to check them every year and to take care of them because they need special care, being exposed at different temperatures, water, humidity, etc. 1. Remove crecked and damaged tiles. Install replacement tiles and new joints with products recommended by the manufacturer as suitable for this purpose. 2.

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  This days is hard to decide what tile pattern or colors to use for your bathroom or kitchen when you have plenty of options to choose from. 1.  LESS IS MORE!  If you keep it simple you will not go wrong! Using white tiles you can match with any colors. 2.  Use the same

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