Keeping Warm with Fireplace Tile

The weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful. This year, winter brought falling temperatures and snow that broke records from coast to coast. Thankfully, we’re done rushing around for the holidays and we can stay warm inside. So, before we rush into the New Year, let’s settle in at home next to

‘Tis the Season for Trimming Tile Edges

Tis’ the season for trimming the tree, making a list, and checking it twice. Whether you’re hanging the last ornament on your Blue Spruce or sprucing up your home for the holidays with a renovation, small details make a space feel complete.  You may be adding garland to your White Pine or pining after tile

Going Above & Beyond: Backsplash Tile That Wows

Thanksgiving.  We all know a lot of effort goes into making a meal that typically features turkey. We all spend a lot of time in the kitchen cooking in front of our backsplash. While subway tile is a popular option and has it’s place, we’re here to challenge the norm. For those of you nonconformists

A Growing Trend: Matte Black Tile is Back

In the month of November, we’re thankful for Thanksgiving feasts, Black Friday sales, and the ‘Movember’ trend where men grow a mustache to bring awareness to men’s health.  In case shopping at midnight or facial hair aren’t your thing, there’s another trend that’s growing attention: matte black tile. At Architectural Ceramics, we’re excited for this

Trick or Treat: Trade Tips for a Sweet Install

We all know the phrase: trick or treat! On Halloween, candy is the sweet reward after going house to house in our best robot or superhero costume. When it comes to tile in our homes, we all want a sweet looking space.  If the renovation is done poorly, however, the result can be scary. Because

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