building on basics : eclipse

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

there’s not much to argue when it comes to a classic. but when you can build on it…tweak it…play with it a bit, making that classic more unique, you know you’ve got something good.   our eclipse series is the perfect starting point. just take one size, in two colors…     mix them up like […]

get this.

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

simply sophisticated. clean lines, textural interest + a minimal palette is all you need to get this : and we can help. to get this look, visit us here. *image from maison americana via kirsten marie inc.

get this.

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

brick is having a major moment in design (when wasn’t it, really?).  we’ve always loved the look, but we know not everyone is fortunate enough to have exposed brick in their homes.  now everyone can actually get the look with our ‘brick‘ series. brick is in.  and it’s good.  get it here.   *images via […]

of the moment [pattern].

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

We’re typically of a ‘less is more’ mindset, especially when something seems to be trending in a big way… We’re open-minded, though.  Especially when our manufacturers help tip the scales. We’re just trying to say that, no matter what: We’ve got you covered. Visit us for inspiration [+more]. *images via instagram/srinteriors, ashe+leandro, tabarkastudio

American Beauty

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Years back, we highlighted an Italian factory, brix, for their innovative product and inspiring design.  Once again, we’ve found a company who has given us something to write about…and this time, it’s much closer to home. ModCraft is a small, husband-and-wife run outfit in New York, which had its start in their Brooklyn apartment.  The […]

Pattern Play

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

It’s been done for ages in other countries, and now we’re seeing it make an appearance all over:  mix + match tile patterns. We thought for sure it would be too busy for our taste, but then we saw it done so well… in a restaurant… in a kitchen… in a hallway… in a bathroom…and… we […]

Dry Treat

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Stone. So beautiful, yet so many choose not to use it in certain applications (typically exterior or wet), due to their fear of maintenance issues. Well, fear no more! Introducing our new product line of Dry Treat sealers. Stain Proof by Dry Treat is an impregnating, invisible sealer that protects natural stone, pavers, concrete, brick […]

mixed + matched

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

  grout.   We’ve had a love-hate relationship with it for some time now. But, to be fair, we’ve also often overlooked how truly influential it is in the realm of tile + stone design. One can completely transform an installation simply by selecting a shade to complement-or contrast-the tile they’ve chosen. And then there’s always the unexpected…that bold color […]

Pattern [we love].

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

The Hexagon.  Another classic, another pattern we can’t get enough of. And it can be found in so many different, desirable forms… traditional white + black in a contrasting pattern… in marble. an update to the classic, in a larger scale. playing with pattern. with just enough detail… and in the most simple of states. […]

Man Made [Beauty].

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Introducing Sands… With such subtle color variation and movement, it complements almost anything you put with it.  Quickly becoming one of our new favorite porcelains… Visit our showroom to view the collection.    *images via edimax.