Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Two Tiles Too Love by Perry Holder

In the ever changing world of interior design, the role of the tile makes a huge impact in the overall look of a home, office or commercial space. In my dealings with the public over the years, I find that people don't realize that their flooring is a huge part of the overall palette of their room and that the color, style and texture that is set with their flooring can drive the style of the area that they are working with.

In years past the selections were sparse and the manufactures were few. The ceramics looked like ceramics and there were a few stone look alike that were a poor representation of the real thing. But in today's world, the selections are only limited by the amount of time you want to spend searching for the right product for your project. Technology is moving along at record speed and tile manufacturing is moving right along with it.
Duplication of the stone look on tile is so realistic now with new photo technology that most people wouldn't be able to tell the difference between the natural stone and the porcelain.

Today I want to share two lines of tile with you from one of my favorite manufactures, Emil Ceramica.
The first line is their Silverstone series, which is a beautiful clean look with rectified edges and a light linear texture that just sets this tile right at the top of my list of all time favorite tiles. This tile is available in either a polished or matte finish in sizes that range from 24x24, 12x24,18x18 and if needed 2x2 mesh mounted mosaics and also some linear cut mosaic patterns. To top off this incredible line it also contains over 40% pre-consumer recycled materials that can contribute to two leed points on the Green Building Ratings. (4.1 and 4.2) .....

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