Ceramic Tile Design Ideas — Spanish Tile

Spanish Tiles Make a Unique Counter

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Spanish Tiles Make a Unique Counter

With its historical Spanish patterns, colors and traditional Majolica glaze technique, the hand-brushed design of our Spanish Albacete ceramic tile collection perfectly suited our client's requirement of a decorative surface that was not only easy-to-clean and maintain, but also one that featured visual appeal and a unique look for the bar counter.

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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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Pillowed Ceramic Tile Adds Color, Texture to Classic Portuguese Patterns

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Pillowed Ceramic Tile Adds Color, Texture to Classic Portuguese Patterns

Add some fun, texture and bold color to classic Portuguese tiles patterns with our Pillow Chiclet in Jungle Green. In this wall concept, the pillowed chiclet tile in Jungle green is laid on point using the Oporto 2" x 2" dots in the field. A bright white molding frames the wainscot with the Oporto 3" x 6" listello or border tile at the top. To add balance, Oporto 6" x 6" tiles run along the base. Design Tip: Pillowed Tile Our colorful Chiclet tiles have soft, round pillowed edges on all four sides. They are a great in adding visual...

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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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