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Inside the Beautiful New Business Building at Oklahoma State University

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Oct 22, 2018 12:23:53 PM

Oklahoma State University draws roots back to 1890 and is now home to more than 25,000 students. The university recently opened a $72 million building for its School of Business, referred to as the ‘Crescent Masterpiece.’ Designed as a majestic, round architectural showcase, everything about the facility is state-of-the-art, including its custom tile and natural stone. 

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Topics: Interior Design, Insider

Emser Tile Organizes Donation to Support Hurricane Michael Disaster Relief

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Oct 19, 2018 10:22:40 AM

In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, Emser Tile has made a $10,000 donation to the American Red Cross to support local humanitarian services and programs in the Florida Panhandle area.

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Topics: Insider

Participate in the Premier Awards Program of the Year with Interior Design and Emser Tile

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Oct 9, 2018 9:08:28 AM


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Topics: Tile, Interior Design, Insider

Introducing Center

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Oct 5, 2018 8:33:00 AM

In 2018, the surface to watch is the wall. Three-dimensional textures and lively colors create wall aesthetics never seen before, and Emser Tile is excited to introduce wall tiles at the forefront of design.

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Topics: Interior Design, Tile

Inside HGTV Designer Vern Yip’s Coastal Master Bath

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Oct 2, 2018 8:55:00 AM

Crisp neutrals and the power of pattern — two popular design elements combine to create statement design that demands a double take.

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Topics: Interior Design, Insider, Tile

Emser Tile Donates to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Florence Relief

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Sep 25, 2018 2:45:22 PM

Funds dedicated to affected North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia citizens

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4 Fireplace-Centered Living Spaces for Fall

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Sep 24, 2018 12:16:43 PM

Fireplaces exude relaxation and warmth at once. At the same time, fireplace façade design opportunities are endless. Large format tile can carry dimensional patterns to the ceiling, or a neutral tone can speak for itself in an intriguing asymmetrical installation.

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Topics: Interior Design

1 Series, 3 Ways: Legacy

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Sep 19, 2018 3:10:26 PM

Wood-look tile transcends design aesthetic, ranging from richer, traditional tones to lighter, contemporary patterns full of variation. The porcelain favorite is replacing true hardwood with its sustainable, high-performance, and affordable qualities. 

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Topics: Interior Design, Tile

4 Must-Attend Fall Architecture & Design Events

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Sep 13, 2018 9:12:00 AM

“Eventually everything connects - people, ideas, objects. The quality of the connections is the key to quality per se.” – Charles Eames

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Introducing Zen

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Sep 11, 2018 8:15:00 AM

Design can achieve form and function, but more importantly, design has the opportunity to make you feel. Patterns and hues exude emotion in a way that demands a double take, especially in the on-trend accent walls of today. 

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Topics: Tile

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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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