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12 Events Sparking Design Inspiration Each Month of 2019

Posted by Crista Tekstra on Jan 17, 2019 12:59:05 PM

“Inspiration comes from everywhere: books, art, people on the street. It is an interior process for me.” – Colleen Atwood

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Topics: Interior Design, Insider

Introducing Myth

Posted by Crista Tekstra on Jan 11, 2019 2:30:38 PM

Intricate geometrics inspired by whimsical retro patterns find new form in our new Myth mosaic series. Dynamic arabesques, organic petals, and mod waves emerge in timeless white, light gray, or pewter tones for a multi-dimensional focal point on the wall. Each ceramic pattern embraces layering: the asymmetric layering of shapes for enhanced visual interest at a low cost.

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Topics: Tile

Top 8 of 2018: Design Inspiration Stories

Posted by Crista Tekstra on Dec 28, 2018 1:49:37 PM

Seasonal accents, eye-catching patterns, and imaginative colors took hold in 2018. We found inspiration beyond the floor and explored these design stories, and more, on our Finishing Thoughts blog.

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Topics: Interior Design, Insider

Introducing Rhapsody

Posted by Crista Tekstra on Dec 25, 2018 7:50:02 PM

Today’s designers and homeowners crave one-of-a-kind living spaces - customizable spaces that can seamlessly move from indoor to outdoor environments. The new Rhapsody series embraces this concept, juxtaposing an alluring distressed finish with modern design flexibility. 

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Topics: Tile

Top 8 of 2018: Commercial-Inspired Designs on Instagram

Posted by Crista Tekstra on Dec 21, 2018 11:29:36 AM

This year in design saw retro-inspired shapes, unique wood-look patterns, and contemporary concrete finishes. From a new higher education building set to inspire student success to a mall renovation that sees some of the highest foot traffic in the country, we’re inspired by the unique opportunities to help fulfill your design vision. 

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Topics: Interior Design

Emser Tile Named to 2019 Training Top 125 by Training magazine

Posted by Emser Tile on Dec 18, 2018 12:03:36 PM
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Topics: Team Emser, Insider

Emser Tile Named to the Best Places to Work in 2019 by Glassdoor

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Dec 12, 2018 3:21:44 PM

Last week, Emser Tile was named to the coveted Best Places to Work in 2019 by Glassdoor.

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Topics: Insider

Emser Tile Rounds Out 2018 with Two Coveted Product Design Honors

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Dec 5, 2018 10:38:06 AM

Building on a banner year of accolades, we are honored to receive two product awards in the commercial architecture and design industry: Interiors+Sources Readers' Choice 2018 for Legacy in the flooring category, and an Interior Design Best of Year 2018 honoree designation for Nuovo in tile and stone wall covering.

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Topics: Interior Design, Tile

Top 8 of 2018: Kitchen and Bath Designs on Instagram

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Nov 30, 2018 12:40:39 PM

Geometric patterns overwhelmingly took the spotlight in 2018. From chevron to herringbone to hexagon, our Instagram community ‘loved’ what you created and shared this year, particularly in kitchens and master baths. Through the #EmserTile Design of the Week series, we’ve seen Emser Tile collections breathe life into your favorite installations. 

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Topics: Interior Design, Insider

Inspired by Giving

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Nov 27, 2018 9:49:20 AM

Every year, Emser Tile selects inspiring organizations to contribute to in honor of our valued associates and partners. In addition to monetary donations, we are proud to offer associates time off to volunteer with organizations of their choice. On this Giving Tuesday, we thank the entire Emser family for your support in spreading holiday cheer to underprivileged families, wounded war heroes, cancer survivors, and special needs children, among other groups.

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Topics: Insider, Team Emser

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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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