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Emser Tile & mindful MATERIALS

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Aug 9, 2018 2:21:59 PM

In today’s design world, for interiors to be design-forward they must also be sustainably minded. Sustainable spaces contribute to the well-being of those who use the space, as well as the long-term effects of our environment as a whole. As such, the architecture and design industry is making unique strides in creating spaces that contribute to healthier environments. One of the avenues through which this is achieved is building material choice.

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Topics: Insider, Interior Design

3 Ways to Celebrate Color This Fall

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Aug 7, 2018 12:17:55 PM

Fall colors take shape in many memorable forms, from red and golden leaves to burnt orange pumpkins. One of our favorite places to explore with color in the fall is at home. With the fall season ahead of us, we’re exploring three simple design elements that make subtle seasonal statements.

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Topics: Interior Design

1 Series, 3 Ways: Winter Frost

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Jul 31, 2018 10:09:13 AM

Heightening sophisticated interiors with a polished finish and unique veining, marble holds reign as one of the most popular materials in floor and wall design. Today, its use is expanding into new shapes and sizes. 

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Topics: Interior Design, Tile

Trending: Mixed Materials

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Jul 27, 2018 8:17:16 AM

An inventive way to introduce a unique perspective is through the fusing of diverse materials. Mixed materials - fitting for a myriad of aesthetics - create intriguing texture and color variations in design elements like lighting, tile, and art. 

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Topics: Interior Design

3 Living Spaces Elevating Neutrals

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Jul 20, 2018 10:36:18 AM

From entryways to fireplace façades to master bathrooms, today’s residential designs are featuring elevated neutrals in the form of tile and natural stone. Within a neutral tone, you can explore texture, pattern, and color variation.

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Topics: Interior Design

Inside an Inviting Scottsdale Home

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Jul 17, 2018 10:12:59 AM

Like Emser Tile, KLB HomeCrafters LLC is a family-owned company inspired by design. The residential design and remodeling firm based in Scottsdale, Arizona, transforms living spaces into dream homes. Combining rustic and chic aesthetics, you will find four Emser Tile series through the dynamic living spaces of their latest remodel. 

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Topics: Insider, Interior Design

Introducing Colori

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Jul 13, 2018 11:36:21 AM

“Color is a power which directly influences the soul.” – Wassily Kandinsky 

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Topics: Interior Design, Tile

Surfacing in the Media: Spring and Summer 2018

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Jul 11, 2018 10:38:01 AM


As we reflect on the first half of 2018, we are honored to have created more than 20 new design-forward collections to support our partners in the flooring, design, and builder communities. We are also proud to continue our expansion throughout the Midwest and Southeast to better serve our customers with increased product inventory and local presence.

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Topics: Insider

1 Series, 3 Ways: Code

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Jul 5, 2018 10:15:49 AM

Three-dimensional wall tile is trending in both residential and commercial environments. Inspired by the interplay of light and shadow, Code creates an artful display for the wall. Its minimal and neutral forms offer endless design opportunities with flat, faceted, and reflective variations in surface, shape, and texture.

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Topics: Interior Design, Tile

Fusing Pops of Red, White, and Blue

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Jul 3, 2018 10:46:41 AM

Fourth of July is right around the corner. While we have our eyes on color trends year-round, this summer holiday calls for striking colorful accents. Explore our close-to-effortless ways to incorporate the season’s three colors in your home or office.

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Topics: Interior Design

Design trends and inspiration for tile & natural stone

We are driven by design, and in Finishing Thoughts, we bring it to life - sharing tile trends, spotlighting those who inspire us, and sparking creativity for residential and commercial spaces.

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