Week of April 27, 2020 – Outer Space

Top 5 Design Posts of the Week Last week we celebrated Earth Day, but now we turn our attention skyward to draw some inspiration from the cosmos. From stars and comets to rockets and astronauts, there’s a lot to see! Check out this week’s Top 5 Design blog for some truly out of this world

Sealed with a Kiss: Hexagon Kiss Dipped Tile

I think we can all agree that hexagon tiles aren’t going away any time soon.  At Architectural Ceramics, we heart hexagons.  From ceramic and porcelain to glass and marble, we have plenty of hexagon types to choose from. Because of Valentine’s Day, we’re crushing on one hexagon in particular: the Kiss Dip Hexagon. Sealed with

Bringing a Modern Country Look to an Old Farmhouse Bathroom

Florida, August 2016 – Before and afters are such a fun part of design, reminiscing the old and celebrating the new. A country farmhouse with a vintage guest bathroom had an abundance of character, but not a lot of space to work with! It started out very dark, and the tile and fixtures were beyond outdated. The bathroom even had a

Carving Pumpkins this Weekend?

Is everyone ready for Halloween? I know I personally have all my pumpkins just sitting on the porch not carved yet. 🙂 If you’re trying to figure out what to carve on your pumpkin, try one of these tile patterns! Click on this pdf link to print out: Pumpkin_Carving_Stencil I would LOVE to see photos

Cersaie 2015: Tile Trends From the World

October 2015 – BETTY SULLIVAN TALKS ABOUT CERSAIE: INTERNATIONAL TILE FAIR – Bologna, Italy – I love Italy, the food, the ability of the sharply dressed Italian (men primarily) to romance the their products and the ancient architecture.  Cersaie held few surprises this year, but love was in the air for product. Love was in

Basketweave is the New Weave

It’s funny, basketweave has been around for ages, but recently there has been a resurgence of it.  Literally 3 of our top selling stones are this white marble with grey dot basketweave mosaic.  If you like the basketweaves below, here are some ideas of how you could install it. You could do the entire bathroom

What’s New in Kitchen Backsplashes?

I have the privilege of seeing many of the projects that Architectural Ceramics designers put together.  I’ve noticed a major trend recently in kitchen backsplashes…stained glass (looking) mosaic tile. I absolutely love this first one.  Tim White worked with Elite Kitchens to create this gorgeous ‘sea-life’ kitchen! With its earthy toned counter, white cabinets, and shades of green/blue glass