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October 24, 2013
Choosing tile for a remodel or renovation is tricky business and the right tile choice can undoubtably elevate a design to new heights. Here, we've gathered some excellent samples of modern tile that can really make a bold statement and serve as the perfect finishing touch you're looking for.
Crush by Fireclay Tile is made from recycled glass and comes in 40 colors and 17 shapes.

COVERINGS 2012: FIRECLAY TILE

Artisanal tile company Fireclay was at Coverings for the first time this year and exhibited their brand of glass and ceramic tile that's a treat to look at and boasts some mighty strong environmental creds.

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Originally appeared in Coverings 2012: Fireclay Tile
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FIELD TILES

Make like Willy Wonka and outfit your walls in smooth tiles that shine like unwrapped Jolly Ranchers. It’s a good thing the fruity candies don’t take their cue from Stardust Glass, however, as these pieces are made from nearly 100 percent recycled materials.

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ZELLE INTERLOCKINGROCK TILE

Sculptural walls for your space, available in 44 different designs.

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HEX ARROW TILES

Handmade in Morocco from locally sourced materials using a traditional, 150-year-old technique, these encaustic cement tiles from Popham Design are durable and non-toxic. We love the bright kelly green and bold hexagonal patterning, and be sure to check out their site for additional (and equally striking) colors and designs.

Originally appeared in How to Design with Hexagon Patterns
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FORMS TILES

Angela Adams for Ann Sacks is a creative collaboration we can't get enough of. The geometric Forms field tiles—Corice, Mona, and Manfred—are bold in shape and color combos, with 18 glossy and matte finishes to mix and match. So nice.

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HEATH CERAMICS DUAL-GLAZED TILES

Basic installation is all you need to create a unique display with Heath's new dual-glazed collection. Each color pattern has up to six different pieces that, when put together randomly, make for a subtlly striking set of field tiles. They're kept in-stock so there's no waiting or delivery time, which means you can get grouting as soon as you're ready.

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Erin Adams created the Cityscape pattern as part of her first collection for New Ravenna.

COVERINGS 2012: NEW RAVENNA TILE

The 300,000-square-foot show floor at this year's Coverings (held April 17–20th at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida) was filled with many stunning designs, but an offshoot in an annex at the nearby Peabody Hotel proved to be a cache of creativity. There, a handful of artisans from Virginia-based New Ravenna Mosaics exhibited wares ranging from the midcentury-inspired to the distinctly Moroccan influenced. Click through the slideshow for a look at the designs.

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JALI

Part Star Trek, part John Galliano, these mesmerizing polymer panels will bring a touch of bling to any environment.

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GLASS TILES

Check out these cool pixelated patterns from Trend USA's FEEL collection, featuring tile mosaics made from post-consumer recycled materials. In addition to the six shown here, there are 22 more motifs that will work on walls and floors throughout your home.

Originally appeared in 6 Must-Have Bath Accessories
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Porcelanosa Tile Showroom Floor

PORCELANOSA TILE SHOWROOM VISIT

Back in June, Dwell was kindly invited by Spanish tile manufacturer Porcelanosa to tour their impressive factory. We first highlighted their Krion solid surfaces and now we're back for more. Here are five tile designs that caught our eye.

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Crush by Fireclay Tile is made from recycled glass and comes in 40 colors and 17 shapes.

COVERINGS 2012: FIRECLAY TILE

Artisanal tile company Fireclay was at Coverings for the first time this year and exhibited their brand of glass and ceramic tile that's a treat to look at and boasts some mighty strong environmental creds.

Photo by Diana Budds.

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