Why is My White Marble Turning Yellow?

The classic look of a Bianco Carrara or Calacatta Gold bath is popular, and the current availability of field (in a variety of finishes and textures like honed, polished, tumbled, hand antiqued, marmo antico, brushed, etc.), moldings and mosaics allow for many design options. Check out this stunning Calacatta Gold Bathroom on our Houzz page or

What Tile Should I Pick if I Don’t Know My Cabinets or Counter Yet?

Rockville, MD – December 10, 2015 – Coordinating your tile when you haven’t selected your cabinets and counter yet can be confusing.  Fortunately, it’s much easier than selecting tile that coordinates with existing cabinets and countertops. On the other hand, you have so many more options, it can be overwhelming. The most important thing is to get

Architectural Ceramics aids the Capital Area Food Bank through Can-struction

Washington, DC – November 2015 – Architectural Ceramics, Inc was honored to be able to donate to the BVA Can-struction team this holiday season in a project that benefited the Capital Area Food Bank! The team woke up bright and early last Sunday morning and headed to the National Building Museum to complete their can-sculpture in

Architectural Ceramics Celebrates 50 Years with Washingtonian Magazine

October 28th, 2015 – Washington, DC – Washingtonian Magazine celebrated it’s 50th anniversary with a monumental party at the National Museum of , and Architectural Ceramics, Inc was honored to help sponsor the event. In addition to a lovely evening, over $50,000 was donated to five local organizations: Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington, The

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