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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

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

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

Introducing Porch

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Aug 24, 2018 2:27:01 PM

From matte black accents to freestanding tubs to classic textiles, modern wood-look surfaces complement a wide array of trending design elements today with awe-inspiring hues and textures. 

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Topics: Tile

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

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

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

Introducing Terazio

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Jun 21, 2018 8:52:18 AM

‘Pavimento alla veneziana.’ Venetian pavement comes from 18th-century Tuscan Italy when ancient Italian craftsman placed pieces of stone and glass into beds of mortar to create a shimmering material. Terrazzo spread in popularity, eventually to America in the 1920s, and continues to have a strong presence in design 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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