10 Hot Summer Destinations & Tile Inspirations

It’s summer and your vacation is calling. Come globe trotting with us to beautiful vacation spots, home and abroad, that offer endless design and tile inspiration. While sites like Travel.com offers suggestions of where to go with their article, the Top 10 Most Searched Summer Destinations, at Architectural Ceramics, we’ve come up with our own

Penny Round Tile Inspiration to Fill Your Home Renovation Idea Bank

Tax Day. It always goes one of two ways: receiving a refund or owing Uncle Sam a penny or two. If you plan to use your refund on a home renovation project, then Architectural Ceramics is here to fill your idea bank with inspiration. We searched Instagram for penny round tile inspiration and found more

Tidying Up: How to Clean Up Different Tile Types

It’s no secret that Americans have fallen in love with Marie Kondo and her mission to clean up homes across the nation. From her NY Times best-selling books, to her overnight hit show Tidying Up with Marie Kondo on Netflix, the KonMari method teaches us to focus on organizing by way of categories and to

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

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

Subtle Seaside Style: Tile Inspiration & Collections With a Soft Touch

Summer is here.  The beach is calling.  This time last year, we featured a beach blog about AC’s Naturals Collection whose soft color palette and names are inspired by nature.  Architectural Ceramics is at it again, this time with a focus on sea shells and mother of pearl as inspiration. Just like collecting shells at

Tile with Money in Mind

The deadline is here. We’re all holding our wallets and our breath in anticipation of (cue the diabolical laugh) Tax Day. We all know that preparing and filing taxes is taxing.  So take a break from crunching the numbers, and take a look at a few tile examples from Architectural Ceramics that have cash in

March Madness: ACI’s Final Four Tile Matchups

For college basketball, the month of March means everything. Sports fans young and old complete their bracket and cheer on their team to win it all. With the final four games this weekend, Architectural Ceramics put together our own final four match ups, and it’s just what you’d expect: tile. ACI employees filled out tile

Getting in Shape: The Skinny on Tile Shapes & Patterns

Losing weight.  It stinks.  Many of us use the New Year to kick off a new exercise plan.  At Architectural Ceramics, we’ve done a little exercise of our own to come up with some of our favorite tile shapes and patterns. Let’s get the skinny on a few tile shapes and patterns, and see how

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