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6 Trending Summer ‘#EmserTile Designs of the Week’

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Sep 5, 2018 12:00:49 PM

This summer has sizzled with inspiration. Design highlights from the season include chevron and hexagon shapes, distinctive takes on color and pattern, and magnificent accent walls. Through the #EmserTile Design of the Week, we’ve explored your unique designs coming to life. 

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Topics: Interior Design, Tile

1 Series, 3 Ways: Metro

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Aug 30, 2018 9:22:00 AM

The unique history of natural stone carries an innate aesthetic advantage. Texture variations, fissure lines, and rich tones combine to tell a story of their own in one-of-a-kind designs. Marble and limestone each bring a timelessly luxurious feel to spaces - one which will never go out of style.

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Topics: Interior Design, Tile

3 Trends from The New American Home

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Aug 22, 2018 12:12:48 PM

As society evolves, so does the definition of the American home. The New American Home 2017 and 2018, both of which we are honored to be a part of, embrace this idea. The homes feature today’s modern residential trends, while also incorporating timeless classic elements.

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Topics: Interior Design

3 Spa-Like Master Baths

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Aug 16, 2018 12:20:22 PM

Master baths call for timeless design motifs with unique touches that take on an identify of their own. From marble to textured porcelain to terrazzo-inspired tile, luxury neutral material options are endless and can be carried from floor to wall.

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Topics: Interior Design

Introducing Xtra

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Aug 14, 2018 9:21:00 AM

Outdoor living is a highly sought-after design element in residential and commercial spaces. Open-concept designs have made their way from indoor to outdoor and are inspiring sanctuary-like staycations. 

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Topics: Interior Design, Tile

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

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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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