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Tile and Spanish Colonial Revival Architecture at the Homestead Museum

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Tile and Spanish Colonial Revival Architecture at the Homestead Museum

The hot, humid weather we've been experiencing in Southern California since last week has taken a toll on me. I am not used to the tropical weather, so I find my mind wandering. However, with the stifling and oppressive heat, there is great news! As my mind continues to wander, I couldn't help but think of a getaway or vacation, so I thought I would share one of my favorite tile haunts here in California, The Workman and Temple Family Homestead Museum. This museum is filled with Spanish tile and is an exquisite example Spanish Colonial Revival Architecture.    The Homestead...

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Cement Tile Patterns for Patios and Floors

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Cement Tile Patterns for Patios and Floors

Cement tile patterns for floors, outdoor patios or indoor living spaces allow you to create unparalleled visual appeal with the colors of your choice. Here are a few recent projects that I've been working on with customers. Each project shows how cement tile is being used to create flooring that is both personal and unique.   Celebrate summer and be reminded of the cool water at the seashore with the Wave pattern by Tania Marmolejo from our Artist Series.   Cement tile floor pattern using Wave in Stormy Blue and White   Desiring a casual look for their floor, one...

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Relief Cement Tiles Offer Relaxed Feel

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Relief Cement Tiles Offer Relaxed Feel

The Hispaniola Collection from Avente Tile is an exclusive, made-to-order series of beautiful handmade cement relief tiles inspired by the climate, textures and surroundings of the Dominican Republic. How familiar are you with relief cement tiles? We love them because of the texture and dimension they add to any room.  First created by renowned sculptor Patricia Feinman, the Hispaniola collection allows you to create a cement tile that reflects your signature taste and style. The slight irregularities and subtle color changes inherit to handmade cement tiles only contribute to the tile's beauty.   Hispaniola relief cement tiles not only add...

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Avente's Blog Moves to New Home

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Avente's Blog Moves to New Home

I'm pleased to announce that today is our very first post of our blog, Avente Tile Talk, at it's new location here on Avente Tile. I started the Avente Tile Talk blog at AventeTileTalk.com in 2008. It's been a huge success; but, in recent years, it became disconnected at its own location - separate from our main site. So, after some work and changes, we are launching the blog here!      Avente Tile Talk - Our Blog's Mission Remains Unchanged Even though the blog's location has changed, so that it's now "under the same roof" as our product catalog...

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