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Avente Tile
May 2015

Make a Splash with Pool Tiles

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Deep indigo pool tiles, coupled with the architecture of the pool house, make for an incredible outdoor setting. Image via Architectural Digest.

Handcrafted artisan porcelain tiles are perfect for pools and water features. The materials and methods used in art pottery are similarly applied to classic porcelain tile-making techniques to achieve rich glazes that excite the eyes and hands.

As such, these porcelain tiles embody the charm and appeal of fine handmade ceramic ware. Glaze colors on porcelain offer unparalleled depth, clarity and vibrancy. With the warmth and originality of handmade art tiles, our porcelain pool tile collection is the perfect choice for pools, spas, water features, or any outside space. It should go without saying that each tile is custom manufactured by craftspeople dedicated to preserving the tradition of functional, natural beauty.

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An example of the various glaze colors available with our Pool Tile Collection.

Here are some important points to keep in mind when specifying or ordering hand-painted, artisan porcelain tiles:

  • 25 vibrant glazes are available in a wide-ranging palette.
  • Porcelain tiles are the optimum choice for pools and spas.
  • Ideal for interior and exterior applications.
  • Porcelain tiles are rated for freeze/thaw conditions.
  • Our tiles are made to order, so please allow 3 to 6 weeks.
  • Sample stock (3"x3") may be available, so please check with us.
  • Other formats, trim and molding available.

For additional design options, consider our Spanish Valencia 6"x6" ceramic tile, part of our extensive Spanish Ceramic tile collection.

With its historical Spanish pattern and colors, Valencia's design is created using traditional Majolica glazing techniques. The hand-brushed patterns are a perfect complement to outdoor living areas and water features.

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Hand-painted glazed ceramic deco tiles with terracotta pavers showcase the stairs, risers and the pool. Image via Houzz | Custom pool tile design by Fariba at Archarium.

Find out more about our porcelain pool tiles including all available glaze colors, trims, formats and accessories. Pricing is shown for the typical 6"x6" format; but, pricing for all other shapes is also available for each glaze color.

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Pools and Ponds

Pools and Ponds

"Water is the driving force of all nature." - Leonardo da Vinci

With the end of spring coming next month, summer's energy is quietly resonating on the horizon. Summer translates to taking on new projects, perhaps one that has been set aside for years. Now is the time to replace cracked or broken pool tile, or installing that fountain or water feature you've always wanted for the garden.

Using handmade or hand-painted porcelain tile for your next outdoor project will not only enhance the look of your home, but you can rest assured the tile you choose will withstand the elements, too. For whichever project you choose to conquer, Avente Tile is here to help you reach your design goal. Our extensive Ceramic Tile Design Idea gallery features a large collection of projects dedicated to inspiring you and your living space. How can we help inspire you today?


In-Stock Cement Tile

Looking for cement tile? Great for small bath's or a kithen backsplash! These in-stock patterns move fast like a spring shower. Get 'em while you can.

Sky Blue
8x8 Cement Tile
In Stock! 140 Pieces (61 sq. ft.)

Classic Bordeaux - B
8x8 Cement Tile
In Stock! 75 Pieces (33 sq. ft.)


Fragments Mosaic - Fall
12x12 Cement Tile Mosaic Sheets
In Stock! 40 Sheets (40 sq. ft.)

Bayahibe C
8x8 Polished Cement Tile
In Stock! 1000 Pieces (435 sq. ft.)

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