Design Trends: Going for Gold

Happy Holidays!  Architectural Ceramics hopes you had an enjoyable Thanksgiving surrounded by family and friends. Now, it’s time to transition from trimming a turkey to trimming the tree.  Christmas is almost here! Children everywhere want to spot Santa sliding down the chimney. Until then, we’re here to get you in the holiday mood with two

Some Like It Hot: In-Floor Heating Options

Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland just outside the DC-metropolitan area, Architectural Ceramics is familiar with chilly temperatures in winter.  Before the weather gets cold or you complete your next tile project, consider using in-floor heating as a way to keep your toes warm during these next few months. Because of our vendor partnerships with Laticrete and

Avoid Spooky Tile Situations with Advice from AC’s Customer Service Team

Don’t let tile mistakes haunt your home renovation.  With expert advice from Architectural Ceramic’s Customer Service team, you can be prepared throughout your tile purchase and renovation.  Whether you’re an architect, interior designer, or a DIY homeowner, we’ll help you avoid spooky tile situations. Our CS team knows its ways around the block.  It takes

5 AC Tile Collections with a Fall Feeling

Pumpkin-spiced lattes, chunky knit blankets, falling leaves — Fall has finally arrived and there’s nothing better than the taste of nutmeg, the feel of soft wool, or the sound of crunching leaves underfoot.  Whether it’s the collection’s name or color palette, Architectural Ceramics is getting into the seasonal spirit with tile that is fit for

4 Ways to Think Big with Tile in Small Bathrooms

We all know the phrase, bigger is better. Heck, at Architectural Ceramics, we wrote a blog about it featuring our large-format tile. But, what if you’re not big on space?  Inside the District, square footage often comes at a premium.  For those of you looking to maximize every inch in your home, check out our

AC Tackles Commercial & Residential Tile Projects

Fantasy drafts, tailgates, watching the game — Football season is a much anticipated time of year.  At Architectural Ceramics, we love football almost as much as we love tile.  With our headquarters and showrooms located in the DC-metro area, we’ve been known to cheer for the the Washington Redskins or the Baltimore Ravens.  We’re also

Working in Harmony: Tile That Embodies the Principles of Feng Shui

In today’s fast-paced culture, men and women alike have hectic work and home schedules.  As adults, we often over-book ourselves with work, or our kids with school activities and birthday parties.  Having a calming space at home to recharge may be more beneficial than we realize. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos talks about the importance of

A Clean Slate: How Rough Slate Can Have a Clean Aesthetic

Notebooks, pencils, backpacks — August is a time when school supplies hit the shelves; and parents and kids alike stock up to prepare for the new year.  Parents get their clean house back, and kids get to start off the new school year with a clean slate.  Let’s hope they did their summer reading assignments,

Take It Outside: Outdoor AC Tile Collections

Whether you’re barbecuing near our Baltimore showroom, or you’re fixin’ to go grillin’ closer to our Atlanta showroom; summer is made for poolside meals on an outdoor patio. Check out a few Architectural Ceramics tile collections, suitable for outdoor use, that have you covered under foot and under water. The Ins and Outs of Outdoor

Summer Blockbusters: New AC Tile Collections

Lights, camera, action!  Just like movies released this time of year hope to be the blockbuster hit of the summer, Architectural Ceramics recently launched a few new tile collections that we hope will be a hit among clients like you. From drama and romance, to action and comedy, the movie industry and AC have something