Scottish Heritage in Interiors

Layers of history, breathtaking landscapes, and robust culture, Scotland is what we are dreaming of at the moment. Inspired by Betty Sullivan’s visit last September, we decided to look at features of the most prominent Scottish interiors and how they translate to our world – the world of tile. Through the centuries, the palaces, castles

Week of September 9th, 2019 – Scottish Heritage in Design

Have you heard of the Highland Games? The traditional Scottish competition is rich with history (and is pretty fun to watch!) The 2019 Highland Games wrap up September 21st, and they’ve inspired us to take a look at Scottish design. From grand castles to moody cabins on the moors – we’ve found some great interior

Week of September 2nd, 2019 – Fashion Forward

Fashion design and interior design have a lot more in common than one might think at first glance. Since September is host to global Fashion Week events from New York to London – we’re taking a look at how these disciplines are two sides of the same creative coin. 1. Fashion Week Takes on Tile

What’s on Your Playlist? Design Inspired by Music

Music is inspirational, therapeutic, motivational. It is the driving force behind many writers, athletes, and designers, just to start. Take for example Lin-Manuel Miranda, widely known for creating and starring in Hamilton.  Clearly, music is important to him – he even shared his own playlist for conquering writers block. Cool idea, right? This got us thinking about our own

Week of August 26th, 2019 – Sound & Interior Design

Summer is full of exciting music festivals like Lollapalooza and Bonnaroo! Music moves us, so is it any wonder that it should inspire interior design too? Concert halls leave architects and designers a huge opportunity to design impressively artistic spaces, but every space should consider sound in its design. These spaces are a pleasure for

Week of August 19th, 2019 – Making Summer Camp Swanky

These luxury tents and cabins are a far cry from the kid’s summer camps of yesteryear. Recently trendy cottage options like tiny houses and decorated semi-permanent tents are garnering some attention. Keep reading to see some summer camping options we think you’ll enjoy. 1. Luxury Standard Glamping Slips Into the Mainstream, New York Times Bringing

Week of August 12th, 2019 – Beach House Bonanza

Summer is coming to a close, but there’s still plenty of time for a beachside vacation. We’ve found some amazing oceanview condos and seaside escapes that we’d love to visit for their stellar design alone! After a long day soaking up the sun and sipping fancy drinks, these are the kind of beach houses we’d

Week of August 5th, 2019 – Food Inspirations

One of the reasons we love summer so much is the wealth of delicious foods that are in season! This week we went shopping for some hot restaurant designs that range from quaint to ritzy. Feed your interior design appetite with our latest top posts. 1. Simply Delicious Design Atlanta breakfast joint Pancake Social draws

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