Ceramic Tile Design Ideas — Outdoor

Rustic Terracotta Tiles Mix it Up with Patchwork Patio Design

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Rustic Terracotta Tiles Mix it Up with Patchwork Patio Design

A random pattern of Rustic Terracotta tiles is used on this patio creating a rustic, patchwork design. Both large and small formats that are glazed and unglazed create texture and interest with lots of color variation for this outdoor patio. Smaller format tiles in random Studio glazes as accent dots to maintain the patchwork look. Unglazed, high-fired bisque in Mission Red and Mission Braun pay homage to old California Mission style with their variation in color. Studio Glaze dots - small format tiles - in various colors are used as accents. Rustic Terracotta clay tiles are hand-made, high-fired stoneware (or...

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Pool Tile with Modular Pattern Creates Soothing Fountain

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Pool Tile with Modular Pattern Creates Soothing Fountain

Modular patterns in a single turquoise color palette create a soothing fountain. Our porcelain Pool Tile provide the perfect colors for pools, fountains, and water features. You'll find colors that range from azure and turquoise to deep, saturated colors like cobalt blue. These wonderful shades of blue and aqua evoke the calm and serenity of water. They cam also be accented with bright, jewel-tone colors, such as reds, yellows and oranges from our Yucatan Field Tiles. Consider using our Yucatan Trim and Molding for various molding and trim options.   Use Tile Formats to Add Interest Using the same color...

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Spanish Revival Look with Malibu Decorative Tiles

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Spanish Revival Look with Malibu Decorative Tiles

Create a timeless look that pays homage to Spanish Revival design with our Malilbu Decorative tiles. With a beautiful mix of colors and time-tested patterns, these Spanish Revival stairs and risers will add long-lasting visual interest to any home or business. Our line of hand-painted Malibu Decorative Tiles pay homage to the Malibu and Catalina Potteries of California of the 1920s with classic patterns and colorways. These tiles are created using the cuerda seca technique that produces deep, rich colors from the pooled glazes. And because they are a high-fired ceramic product, the tiles are resistant to freeze/thaw conditions, which is...

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Malibu Glazed Tile & Normandy Cream: An Eye-Catching Pair

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Malibu Glazed Tile & Normandy Cream: An Eye-Catching Pair

The brightly colored glazed Malibu Yerba Buena ceramic tiles add just the right balance of eye-pleasing design and interest when they are coupled with our Rustic Paver collection (shown here in Normandy Cream). Our collection of hand-painted Malibu Ceramic Tiles are an homage to the Malibu and Catalina Potteries of California of the 1920s with their classic patterns and colorways. These tiles are created using the cuerda seca (dry cord) technique that produces deep, rich colors from the pooled glazes. Perfect for all indoor applications, this collection is also suitable for outdoor installations, such as stair risers, pools, fountains. However,...

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Spanish Pavers and Decorative Spanish Tile Risers Create Charm

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Spanish Pavers and Decorative Spanish Tile Risers Create Charm

In Los Angeles, CA, you may notice that neatly tucked into quiet, more established neighborhoods a common architectural theme is Spanish Colonial Revival. Pockets within the city of Los Angeles, Hollywood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and neighboring areas, feature colorful ceramic tile, clay tile roofs, roughly plastered walls, arched doorways, and wrought iron window grilles. According to historians, Spanish Colonial Revival was one of the most popular architectural styles in the Southwest. Inspired by the Panama California Exposition of 1915 as well as travels in Spain and Mexico, many architects found southern California the ideal setting for this type of...

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