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Easy Tile Ideas for Your Shower
Mix and match tile to create a beautiful shower that won't bust your budget.use stripes of more expensive glass tile in a field of white ceramic tiles , which adds a little bit of glamor on a budget. Contrasting grout is another way to add interest in an all white
Welcome to Bologna, Italy
See the breathtaking sites of Bologna, Itiay, alongside a homes editor on her first visit to the historic city.flights, 2 layovers, and a 7-hour time difference, I'm here at historic Bologna , Italy . What a gorgeous place! Come on, let's check it out! With a population of one million in the metro area, Europe counts Bologna as an important industrial and transportation center. But this city is known to tourists for architecture, monuments, and food. Bologna is a city rich with 2,500 years of history. Located in Northern Italy, the city has been surrounded by walls throughout much of its history as an Etruscan and Roman colony. It is home to the oldest university in the western world known as The Studio. From the university's prestige, the city gained a reputation as a breeding ground for art and culture. As the city gained importance as a commercial, industrial, and communications hub, the population grew and in the
Texture Trends in Tile
Texture puts tile on the home fashion A-list at the world's largest tile tradeshow.onto the surface of tile. Alongside the resurgence of wallpaper in the interior design world, tile is also taking texture to the walls. Tone on tone designs and relief and raised patterns includes [unk], damasks and florals. More modern designs include varying thicknesses mixed with any single tile to create a grid or random horizontal or vertical stripes. For a softer look, these designs incorporate ruffled waves instead of sharp edges . Other wall tiles get practical with useful elements such as cooks. Specifically worthy of note are new wall tile designs that impersonate architecture. Venetian plaster looks and even tiles that look like raised panel [unk] give walls beautiful dimension, historic character and tile's wall documented durability. -Whether your personal style is bold or more subtle, express yourself in today's hottest tile trends.
Clolr & Pattern Trends in Tile
Color and pattern come alive in tile at the world's largest tile tradeshow.of personality. Circles, rings, dots and chain-link patterns mimic the fashion world status symbol . Other mod geometrics hawk into the fashion-forward fabrics straight from the European runway. It seems that the world of textiles carries particular
Metallic Trends in Tile
-Here at Cersaie, the world's largest tile exhibition, one of my favorite jobs is trend-spotting. One of this year's hottest trends is metallic. They totally melt luxury and style. -This is on the fashion runways. Sparkle is making a comeback in home fashion, and a strong showing in the new tile designs from metallics to iridescent to mirrors, shiny is the most brilliant craze in wall and floor coverings. In metallic, the craze for silver is still holding strong. But this year, gold is the trendsetting standard. Both precious mills are show-stoppers as medallions and floral patterns on all hues of solid-colored ground. Tiles of all shapes and sizes, from large format to thin accent stripes, post all the bling a bathroom can handle. For a more subtle look, check these tiles rubbed with a pure gold glaze. More subtle still, these tiles added shiny metallic threads into their fabric and wood grain textures for a little extra sparkle. For Generation, glass mosaic have offered a sparkling look with stylish shimmer on any surface. Today's mosaic are no exception and with their intricate patterns, they are an art form. But mosaic installations are becoming more affordable for the consumer with computer technology that allows any custom design at half the price but with all the sparkle and shine of a hand-cut pattern. Tile isn't the only thing sparkling at this Cersaie show. Even grout goes glam with a variety of color and metallic options making it a more decorative, versatile piece of the tile installation. -So add a little bling to your bathroom with this year's metallic tile trend.handle. For a more subtle look, check these tiles rubbed with a pure gold glaze. More subtle still, these tiles added shiny metallic threads into their fabric and wood grain textures for a little extra sparkle. For Generation, glass mosaic have offered a sparkling look
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Go behind the scenes at Cersaie, the world's largest tile tradeshow in Bologna, Italy.