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

Week of July 15th, 2019 – Cultural Inspirations

Last week, we looked at amazing American design inspirations, but many designs are pulled from cultures around the world. The fusion of these elements is a testament to the mixing pot of the U.S. and our daring design community. This week, we pulled five projects and articles focused on design elements from around the world.

Week of July 8th, 2019 – Classic American Style

Coming out of 4th of July weekend, we reflected on American design styles and architects. From Washington, D.C.’s historic townhomes and monuments to the famous Prairie School houses of Frank Lloyd Wright, we have pulled some designs that inspire from across the country. 1. Best American Designed Buildings AIA Selects Best Buildings by American Architects in

Think Outside the Box: Rethinking the Square Shower Niche

The shower niche. It’s not going away, but we want to know – where is it going next? Time and time again, a square shower niche is recessed between two wall studs, above the water controls and below the shower head, but let’s stretch conventional thinking. At Architectural Ceramics, we love the look of stretching

Design Trends: Colormix 2018 with Sherwin Williams

Thank you to all who joined us for the 2018 Colormix CEU Event in our Vienna showroom in partnership with Sherwin Williams. We took a look at the color trend forecast for 2019 in the form of six fabulous color palettes: Shapeshifter, Wanderer, Aficionado, Enthusiast, Naturalist, and Raconteur. From the bold and funky tones of

A Recap: 2018 Coverings Tile & Stone Show

Every year, Architectural Ceramics travels to the Coverings Tile & Stone Show to discover new products, meet new industry allies, and strengthen our vendor & customer relationships.  Last year, world-wide vendors came together for “the global tile and stone experience” hosted in Orlando, Florida.  This year took place in Atlanta, Georgia.  Our travels started early

A Growing Trend: Matte Black Tile is Back

In the month of November, we’re thankful for Thanksgiving feasts, Black Friday sales, and the ‘Movember’ trend where men grow a mustache to bring awareness to men’s health.  In case shopping at midnight or facial hair aren’t your thing, there’s another trend that’s growing attention: matte black tile. At Architectural Ceramics, we’re excited for this

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