2016 Design Trend: Sustainable and Practical

Many modern finishes and surfaces promote their sustainability benefit. What exactly makes a surface sustainable? Sustainable products are products that have a capacity to be maintained or sustained over time. In other words, the primary benefit of sustainable products is in taking only what one needs now without impacting the future supply to others. Ceramic […]

Bold Branding With Tile

What exactly is a branded environment? “In architecture and interior design, branded environments extend the experience of an organization’s brand, or distinguishing characteristics as expressed in names, symbols and designs, to the design of interior or exterior physical settings.”  –Wikipedia We experience branded environments on a daily basis and at every level. Architects and designers today are creating […]

2016 Design Trend: Inside Out

Current home designs blur the line between traditional indoor functionality and outdoor spaces. Bringing the inside out turns seldom-used space into outdoor rooms. Think fully functional kitchens, living rooms with televisions and luxury finishes—chandeliers, padded furnishings and tile flooring in wood plank, stone and marble finishes—all outdoors. How about outdoor office environments? According to the USGBC, […]

2016 Design Trend: Tile is Going Geometric

For the New Year, there are several exciting design trends to look forward to.  Over the next few weeks, we are going to share examples of these trends in the real world. Geometric shapes and patterns are definitely a hot trend, inside and out! Designers know that trends are not unique to a design category […]

Benefits of Engineered Wood Flooring

Create a Rustic Statement with Bio Recover Tile

aste-makers seem to be embracing rustic charm and warmth with modern amenities. By mixing rustic elements with modern design, you can create more cozy, organic environment in homes, offices and any place you spend time. Want a look that’s more industrial and European? Recovered wood statement walls or floors can evoke a sense of time […]

The Statement of Stone Floors in Thin Ceramic Tile

What interior statement instantly evokes thoughts of a home that has sheltered family for generations? You cannot find a more dramatic statement than stone floors to bring the feeling of deep roots to your home. Even brand new stone floors look like they have withstood years of family living. Lea Ceramiche’s Cliffstone, introduced at Cersaie […]

Top 4 Wood-Look Designs

Regardless of interior design trends, the demand for wood floors has never slackened. Along with the return on investment, flexibility and beauty, wood floors—in particular solid wood—have maintenance and longevity. Today’s top wood-look ceramics are the modern alternative to wood bringing all of the beauty, none of the drawbacks to your project. Duplicating wood’s natural […]