Pantone Color of the Year 2020 – Classic Blue

Pantone recently introduced their 2020 Color of the Year: Classic Blue. If you aren’t familiar with Pantone’s annual announcement, the Color of the Year a recurring pick from Pantone’s color experts that influences the gamut of design industries from fashion to interior design. This year’s blue hue was selected based on a careful analysis of

Week of December 2, 2019 – Holiday Parties and Christmas Decor

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week Now that Thanksgiving has passed, we’re over the first holiday entertaining hurdle. Veteran hosts now set their sights on holiday parties. Whether you’re on the planning committee for your office Christmas party or the tried and true holiday host for your family gathering, we hope this week’s Top

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

Cozy Up Your Home for the Holidays

It’s the time of year where temperatures drop, and everyone looks forward to all things cozy. There’s no better place than your home to amp-up welcoming vibes, especially as the holiday season gets closer and house guests are over more frequently. Before this busy time of year, consider making subtle changes to ensure your home

Week of November 11, 2019 – Veteran’s Day Inspired

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week – Military Interior Design and Architecture With Veteran’s Day this week and Thanksgiving right around the corner, we have been thinking a lot about what we have to be thankful for. In honor of those who have served our country, we are dedicating this week’s Top 5 Design

Chinese Tariffs and their Effect on the Tile Industry

Many people have asked us about how the newly implemented Chinese tariffs will affect the tile and flooring industry. They wanted us to go into detail about the actual tariffs and their impact. Here it is.  Retailers and product-based companies in many consumer categories are affected by the new tariffs and countervailing charges implemented on

Week of October 14, 2019 – Fall Harvest Season

Autumn is a fantastic time to celebrate with harvest festivals, apple picking, and general Fall fun! Our idea of fun can be found in these Fall-inspired design posts of the week. From old farmhouses to hip restaurant spaces, there are lots of ways to let Fall inspire your design. 1. A season for change You’ve

Your Room’s Focal Point: The Fireplace

It’s that time of year when fireplaces become more than a beautiful centerpiece — they are also a source of warmth and comfort. With the fall season in full swing, it’s common for our clients to start thinking about taking their neglected ole’ fireplace and bringing it into the modern era.   Tile can take your

Week of October 7, 2019 – Fireplaces

Top 5 Design Posts As summer weather slowly gives way to cooler temperatures, we feel compelled to cuddle up with a blanket and our favorite book (or streaming service when the mood strikes.) This week we are taking a look at some cozy and creative fireplace designs to stir up our Autumn imaginations. 1. Modern