Custom Glass Mosaics for the Win!

January 2016 – Rockville, MD – There’s nothing we love more than fun and exciting custom designs! New Ravenna knocked it out of the park when they partnered with Architectural Ceramic’s designer, Yuvinka Deugarte, to design this glass mosaic.    Basketball player Ty”Reke Havoc” Evans inspired the mosaic and we’re absolutely in love! What do you think?

The Making of a (Transitional) Tile Mosaic in Historic Baltimore

  January 2016 – Baltimore, MD – As a design consultant at Architectural Ceramics in Canton, a neighborhood of Baltimore City, I recently had the privilege of meeting a great couple that allowed me to create a mosaic design for the fireplace in their Bolton-Hill home in downtown Baltimore. It was in a series of row homes

HGTV Highlights ACI’s Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Backsplash

January 2016 – Virginia – A Virginia couple wanted to mix their two styles, his being more modern and hers more classic, for their kitchen remodel. The outcome is a beautiful new age farmhouse design that has been highlighted on many big outlets like Houzz, and HGTV. Architectural Ceramics was honored to be able to

5 Unexpected Ways to Use Tile in Your Home

January 2016 – Rockville, MD – Tile is everywhere.  Unless you’re a cowboy, you probably see tile on a daily basis. The utility of tile in residential and commercial spaces provides a ubiquitous flora and fauna of shapes, texture, and color to the masses. What you may not know about tile is that it is

Architectural Ceramic Looks Back at the Best of 2015

  December 31, 2015 –  Rockville, MD –  2015 has been a momentous year for the world, from Left Shark’s halftime performance to huuuuuuugely entertaining presidential campaigns to Adele’s say Hello. Thanks to our wonderful clients and staff, Architectural Ceramics had just as exciting a year as the rest of the world, and we’ve decided to share it with

Newest Trends in Kitchen & Bath

December 2015 – It’s that time of year when we all start to think about what we want to accomplish in 2016.  A lot of us have some outstanding home projects that we need to finish up, or maybe new ones we’re anxious to start.  I know I do! So, lets take a look at the newest trends in

Why is My White Marble Turning Yellow?

The classic look of a Bianco Carrara or Calacatta Gold bath is popular, and the current availability of field (in a variety of finishes and textures like honed, polished, tumbled, hand antiqued, marmo antico, brushed, etc.), moldings and mosaics allow for many design options. Check out this stunning Calacatta Gold Bathroom on our Houzz page or

What Tile Should I Pick if I Don’t Know My Cabinets or Counter Yet?

Rockville, MD – December 10, 2015 – Coordinating your tile when you haven’t selected your cabinets and counter yet can be confusing.  Fortunately, it’s much easier than selecting tile that coordinates with existing cabinets and countertops. On the other hand, you have so many more options, it can be overwhelming. The most important thing is to get

Architectural Ceramics aids the Capital Area Food Bank through Can-struction

Washington, DC – November 2015 – Architectural Ceramics, Inc was honored to be able to donate to the BVA Can-struction team this holiday season in a project that benefited the Capital Area Food Bank! The team woke up bright and early last Sunday morning and headed to the National Building Museum to complete their can-sculpture in