Fashionable Tiling

In honor of the recent fashion shenanigans during the legendary New York Fashion Week last week, I thought we should discuss how very similar the fashion and textile industry is to the tile industry. Seems strange, doesn’t it? For all of you who believe that fashion is silly and/or shallow…well, it is. But whatever your … Continue reading

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Kitchen Countertop – Pt. 1

That’s a pretty ballsy statement, no? Good thing I fully intend to back it up. This three-part mini-series will cover 15 of the most popular countertop material choices on the market today, and the most popular countertop “edge” trends. Because after all, your countertop choice directly affects your tile options. Better make sure you choose it right, … Continue reading

*GUEST POST* Color-Changing Tile

Today I have another guest writer. Chris from Specialty Art Glass has introduced me to a product I had no idea existed (mind-boggling, I know): color-changing tile! This tile is seriously cool, and I think the possibilities for using this tile are very intriguing, but I will let him tell you about it below. * … Continue reading

Tile Art…How Far Would You Go?

Well ladies and gentlemen, I have stumbled across some new tile technology that has both impressed and baffled me. It has impressed me because the technology is unique and I always appreciate companies who try to stretch boundaries. It’s baffling because I just don’t know how in the world it would be used practically. Meet … Continue reading

*Guest Post* Mirrored Tiles

Today I am relinquishing my blog to a guest post from Susi, an exceptional writer at the popular design blog Design Shuffle. You may or may not have noticed that I have a flair for the dramatic and I tend to like anything shiny or glittery. So when she propositioned me to write a post … Continue reading

Tile Trends: 2-Dimensional is So Last Year

Being sick sucks. But there is something especially cruel about summer colds. Of all the things I’d like to be doing when the sun is shining and the beach is 3 blocks from my condo, I can tell you that the last thing I want to do is lay on my couch all day watching … Continue reading

Herringbone & chevron…siblings, not twins

It’s true that in the past I’ve used the terms “herringbone” and “chevron” interchangably quite a bit throughout my posts. I would like to clear up a misconception: herringbone and chevron patterns, while strikingly similar, are not the same. Don’t feel bad if you didn’t know this, because I didn’t really notice the difference until … Continue reading

Herringbone Strikes Back!

OK, so I have already discussed the beauty of Chevron tile. I already told you all about the glamour it brings to a room and its timelessness. However, I noticed two things within the last week: 1) The single most popular search term people are using to find my blog (thank you!) is “herringbone tile”. … Continue reading

Penny for your thoughts? No? How about your floor?

We all hate pennies. You know it’s true I will go relatively far out of my way to avoid receiving pennies back with my change. I will happily dig around in my wallet for several minutes to make exact change so that I don’t have to take on more pennies. I have been known on … Continue reading

Add a Little Glamour With Chevron Floor Tile

In the famous words of Carrie Bradshaw…“Hellooo lover.” *Sigh* Chevron floor tile was one of my first flooring loves. Still is. I would happily give up my hardwood and plain porcelain in a half of a heartbeat for this gorgeous pattern. It just exudes glamour. And if you haven’t noticed, I am drawn to all … Continue reading