Expect the Unexpected from Tile Variation

Friday the 13th before Halloween — If you’re superstitious, you’re avoiding bad luck by way of black cats, cracks in the sidewalk, and broken mirrors.  On a day like today, you might expect the unexpected.  The same could be said when considering a handmade ceramic or natural stone, because the variation in the tile’s glaze

A Latte Love: Fall Tile Inspiration

For many of us, the change in season from summer to fall is a welcomed time of year. We get to enjoy the change in weather, waredrobes, and drink orders.  We’re quick to trade in high temperatures for falling leaves, tank tops for sweaters, and a cold Starbucks Frappucinno for a hot Chai or Pumpkin

Back to Basics: AC’s Ceramic Tile Collections

It’s that time of year, when kids to go back to school. We can’t scroll through our Facebook news feeds without seeing a tiny person holding a chalkboard sign with their name and grade on it. While children everywhere are going back to school, let’s go back to basics and learn about ceramic tile through

Switching Gears: AC’s Mosaic Tile Collection

Summer is nearly over. As a result, families find themselves switching gears from vacation mode to getting back to the grind with school and work. While kids are stocking up on school supplies, adults are taking stock of their upcoming projects for the second half of the year. Let’s take a look at one of

Making a Statement with Shower Accent Walls

Trends. They come and they go. Watch any interior design show on HGTV or DIY Network, and an open concept layout is in. We know what’s hot when it comes to your main floor’s kitchen and entertaining spaces, but what about a space that is a bit more private: your bathroom. One bathroom trend that’s

Made In the USA: AC Tile Lines Made in America

Because of the our nation’s Independence Day, the month of July is all about America. We take time off to visit family, take part in parades, and take a moment to reflect on our nation’s history that allows us today’s freedoms. We’re proud to be an American. While we’re hyped up on all things red,

It’s Only Natural: AC’s Glass Tile Collection

School’s out for summer. The sun is shining. It’s only natural that we all want to run for the Rehoboth beaches. Better yet, let’s collect bits of sea glass off the beaches of southern Spain. In the meantime, here’s one of Architectural Ceramic’s own collections: Naturals. This glossy and matte glass tile brings the beach

6 Steps to Prep for an Appointment with AC

Have a tile project on your hands and not sure where to start?  How about with an appointment with Architectural Ceramics.  Our associates are eager to start the creative collaboration process with you. Whether working with a designer or tackling it on your own, here are six steps to prep for an appointment. Request an

Ready for Resale: Tips on Getting Ready to Sell Your Home

Ready to renovate for resale? It’s that time of year: you’re already done with your spring-cleaning, and the weather is warming up for summer. If you’re putting your house on the market, check out what local DC metro area real estate and home staging professionals have to say about getting ready to sell. The DC metro area