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Design Without Boundaries: Wall Tile

Posted by Tricia Baden on May 25, 2017 7:32:43 AM

Tile has been traditionally installed on floors for decades, but walls are redefining tile design opportunities as a new medium with unique textural capabilities. Wall tile can complement an overall design aesthetic, provide a striking contrast, or act as a focal point in itself. 

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Topics: Interior Design, Tile

Emser Sets the Scene for NFL Star’s Multi-Million-Dollar Estate

Posted by Tricia Baden on May 23, 2017 10:04:55 AM



With the 2017 NFL football season kicking off in just a few short months comes the second season in Los Angeles for the L.A. Rams. This home belongs to one of their star players. A multi-million-dollar estate in Agoura Hills – which features a stunning variety of fifteen Emser Tile collections in both interior and exterior areas.
 

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Topics: Insider, Interior Design

Mosaics: An Artistic Medium for the Ages

Posted by Tricia Baden on May 18, 2017 8:11:55 AM

“There is no world without mosaics.”  - Helen Miles

Since ancient times, mosaics have been an expression of the time, culture, and people of the day. In design, mosaic tile blends are enabling designers to create their own unique vision in both residential and commercial spaces – a focal point that makes a space stand out.

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Topics: Tile

Introducing Code: Creating Art with a Multidimensional Tile Series

Posted by Tricia Baden on May 16, 2017 8:56:00 AM


“Shadow owes its birth to light.” – John Gay

The interplay of light and shadow to create an artful display of actively shifting shapes is uniquely illustrated through our new multidimensional tile series, Code. Ideal for contemporary statement interiors, this ceramic and porcelain collection is a high-design wall and floor surface material achieved through high-resolution printing and advancements in tile technology.

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Topics: Tile

Spotlight: The New American Home 2017

Posted by Tricia Baden on May 9, 2017 12:20:21 PM

As society evolves, so does the definition of the American home. Pro Builder magazine explored how contemporary architect Phil Kean and his team at Phil Kean Design Group merged sophisticated resort living with mid-century modern-panache for The New American Home 2017.



Located in Nona, Florida, the 12,509-square-foot home takes advantage of the sunshine state’s weather with a one-story labyrinth of connected indoor/outdoor living areas, including a summer kitchen and courtyard putting green.




Emser’s Esplanade collection is seen throughout the home, visually connecting shared living areas, and private bedroom and bathroom retreats. The resulting aesthetic is that of an art gallery, accentuating beautiful exterior views and clean interior elements for a refined approach to relaxed modern living.

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Topics: Interior Design

7 Must-Read Design Books for Inspiration

Posted by Tricia Baden on May 2, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Spring is here, and with a new season, comes new design ideas. Prepare to be inspired with these must-reads for designers! 

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Topics: Interior Design

Trending: 8 Design-Forward Series on Display at HD Expo 2017

Posted by Tricia Baden on Apr 27, 2017 8:35:08 AM

Our team is excited to showcase our dynamic tile and natural stone collections at this year’s HD Expo at Booth 1737 in Las Vegas, May 3-5. From large format concrete and limestone looks to textile-inspired textures, these design-forward collections are leading today’s commercial styles for interior and exterior environments.

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Introducing Blue Emotion

Posted by Tricia Baden on Apr 25, 2017 9:00:00 AM


“True artistic expression lies in conveying emotion.” – Angel Haze

Inspired by the dark and vivid hues of Belgian Bluestone, a beautiful limestone well-known across Europe for its versatility, Blue Emotion exudes a richness and depth brought forth by subtle nuances of cool tones.

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Topics: Tile

Partner Spotlight: Toll Brothers’ Summit at Baker Ranch

Posted by Tricia Baden on Apr 20, 2017 6:01:57 AM

We are proud to partner with Toll Brothers, an award-winning Fortune 600 Company founded in 1967 committed to quality, excellence, and customer service in the residential building market. Toll Brothers communities are known for their state-of-the-art products and luxurious settings, built on the highest quality standards.

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4 Ways to Achieve a Rustic Space with Tile

Posted by Tricia Baden on Apr 18, 2017 9:30:00 AM

There are myriad ways to achieve a rustic look in residential spaces, but one of the most unexpected can be through tile. From subtle touches to an entire surface, incorporating tile in a room can complete the look.

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Topics: Interior Design, Tile