Week of November 23rd, 2020 – The Best for Your Guest (Rooms)

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at Architectural Ceramics, and from our family to yours, we’re wishing you well this holiday season. Though it may look different from years past, Thanksgiving will come and go just like every other year, except this time around you don’t need

Week of November 16th, 2020 – Unexpected Tile Uses

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week This week, we decided to feature some unusual and underappreciated uses for tile, whether it be porcelain, ceramic, cement…you name it! From table tops, to art-work, and everything in-between, we found some of the best non-traditional uses for tile in and around hour home and are excited to

Week of July 27th, 2020 – American Designers

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week As we close out July and welcome the familiar feel of August, it’s important to reflect on the Summer and appreciate all that accompanies these hot and humid days. As Summer dwindles on, let’s take a moment to honor our favorite designers hailing from the United States! Featuring

Design Thoughts – Winter Restaurant Week 2020

One of the many great things about New York is the food scene, and there is no better way to check out the hottest restaurants on a budget than by attending New York Restaurant Week (Tuesday, January 21st through Sunday, February 9). As designers, we are who we are, delighting in the visual appeal of

BDNY 2019 – Trends & Tile at Boutique Design New York

In its 10th year, Boutique Design New York (BDNY) showcases trends targeted to the hospitality boutique and lifestyle market.  With over 750 manufacturers, and attended by 8,000+ designers, architects, owners, developers and specifiers, the two inspiring days each November are nothing less than exciting and drool-worthy.  Regardless, if you are a hospitality designer or a

Turning Functional into Durable and Fabulous

Let’s admit it, September was BUSY.  Back to school, getting into the swing of lunch prep, homework, extracurricular activities just to name a few.  If your space is anything like ours, we tend to accumulate all the “extras” in the non-living spaces – papers, projects, bags and more – telling ourselves we will get back

Our Favorite Fall Tile Designs

We are entering into a treasured season for many. The air feels crisp and clean, the temperature borders between a comfortable warmth and a glorious chilliness. The leaves are turning to vibrant shades of red and orange, evoking the Ansel Adams in us all. When else do we feel the need to pull over every

Week of September 16th, 2019 – Top 5 Fall Design Posts

As Summer fades away and the leaves begin to change, we’d like to take a moment for some Autumn interior design inspirations. From the fun activities that Fall brings to the colors of the season, there is a lot to draw from. 1. A Full Plate Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall!, Lauren Liess Pure Style Home

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

5 Ways to Wear White After Memorial Day

Fashionistas will tell you, it’s only acceptable to wear white between Memorial Day and Labor Day. The fashion industry often influences retailers; did you see our post about the 2019 PANTONE Color of the Year? Now that Memorial Day Weekend is here, it’s time to kick off the unofficial start of summer with 5 tile