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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

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

5 Floor-to-Ceiling Design Takeovers

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Jun 26, 2018 9:13:57 AM

Impactful design can be derived in a myriad of ways - whether with an accent piece, an all-over neutral tone, or floor-to-ceiling wall art. Taking shape in small-scale mosaics to expansive dimensional wall art, explore five spaces where wall design demands a double take.

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Topics: Interior Design

Inside Little Rock’s Four Points by Sheraton Hotel

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Jun 19, 2018 8:44:19 AM

When designing the Four Points by Sheraton in Little Rock, Arkansas, the Emser Tile team looked to an authentic travertine aesthetic with a contemporary twist. Esplanade, also featured in The New American Home 2017, spotlights the stone-inspired look in large format porcelain tiles.

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Topics: Insider, Interior Design

Emser Tile Wins 14th Annual HD Award with Borigni Collection

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Jun 15, 2018 10:40:06 AM


We are thrilled to announce our Borigni series won the flooring category of the 14th annual HD Product Awards, alongside co-winner, Hand Grade from Havwoods International. The award, announced at Hospitality Design magazine’s annual HD Awards event on June 6 in New York, recognizes products based on myriad criteria, including design innovation, aesthetics and functionality in hospitality environments; cost/value; technical advancement; and environmental responsibility. Nearly 300 products were submitted this year in 11 categories.

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Topics: Insider, Interior Design, Tile

4 Design-Minded Events for Your Summer Itinerary

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Jun 7, 2018 10:16:15 AM

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Topics: Insider, Interior Design

Introducing Agenda

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on May 31, 2018 11:18:38 AM

A rustic subway tile, Agenda™ captures the beauty of simplicity and spontaneity at once. The glazed ceramic wall collection features intriguing texture and subtle color variations reminiscent of natural stone.

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Topics: Interior Design, 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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