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Patterned Tile: A 2017 Style Guide

Sep 20, 2017

2017 has been a year of high style in the tile industry. From hexagons to large-format tile and wood looks to 3-D collections, the tile options this year have been bold and plentiful. Arguably one of the biggest tile trends this year, and one that doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon, is patterned porcelain. Read More >

Two Trend-Setting Tile Patterns and Whether (or Not) You Can Use Them in Your Design

Aug 10, 2017

Rectangular tile is a staple in both residential and commercial design. Available in just about every size, rectangular tile adds a modern spin to a floor and wall covering that’s been around for centuries. There are many ways to install your rectangular tiles to achieve different effects. The most common laying patterns for rectangular tiles, the offset pattern and the soldier (straight lay) pattern, are tried and true and can work in any style of home. Read More >

Large Format Tile: What to Know When You Go Big

Jun 23, 2017

Large format tile is currently defined as any tile with at least one length greater than 15”. In Atlantic Canada, 24” x 24”, 24” x 48” and 6” x 36” tiles are only three of the many large format tiles available to residential and commercial homeowners and builders. Do you love the look of large format tile but wonder how (or if) it can work in your space? Here’s what you need to know: Read More >

Spring into Pastels

Apr 13, 2017

After a long, cold East Coast winter, it’s nice to finally see, smell and hear some telltale signs of spring. Birds chirping, buds on the trees and more foot traffic on our sidewalks combine to reveal the freshness of a new season. Isn’t it wonderful? Inside the walls of your home or commercial space, there are ways to keep this fresh feeling alive all year round! Read More >

Marble without the Maintenance

Jan 17, 2017

Marble, with its soft or heavy veining and natural variation, is a classic look that will never go out of style. Real marble can be a show stopper, but also comes with a higher price tag as well as the added cost of maintenance. Read More >

A Backsplashing Success

Jan 13, 2017

The kitchen backsplash has the ability to tie together all decorative elements in your space. It can either be played up as a focal point, or played down to lend focus to another showpiece (for example, a beautiful stone countertop). Read More >