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Cement Tile Inspiration — Design

Highlights from KBIS 2019, the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, Las Vegas

Karin Jeske Bath Design KBIS KBIS19 Kitchen

Take our quick tour of the highlights from the Kitchen and Bath Show, 2019, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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Creating Random Tile Patterns on Floors or Walls

Karin Jeske Cement Tiles Design Pattern Random Tile Patterns

Our designer, Karin Jeske, shares some of her favorite random tile patterns from the exclusive Tesselle Cement Tile Collection. Author's note:  this article is updated periodically as we add new random patterns to our collections. At Tesselle, we have a special interest in making cement tiles that can be laid out in random patterns that can create magical, non-repeating designs across your surface. Sometimes the purpose is to create an unexpected effect, other times this technique is used to mimic nature.  This is accomplished by rotating the tiles randomly across the surface with respect to their orientation toward one another as...

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Santa Fe Style

Karin Jeske #CMGSummit16 Design Interior Design Pattern Santa Fe Tile

Santa Fe, NM is a city with a unique aesthetic that has strong influences from many cultures, including Native American, Spanish/Mexican, Cowboy and Catholic.  Naturally beautiful, Santa Fe is situated at 7000 feet with fantastic light, desert landscapes, big sky and snow-capped mountains in the backdrop. A mecca for artists and designers, there is virtually no surface that is not embellished with texture or pattern. Filled with independent boutiques, you'll find eclectic assortments curated with a flair for fashion. Good design and great, unique color combinations, often with a touch of turquoise are everywhere. Traditional tiles are seen throughout the city....

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Tileometry Features Infinite Loop

Karin Jeske Cement Tile Design Infinite Loop Interior Design Pattern Random Tile Patterns Tile

Infinite Loop in the Agave/Java color combination, one of Tesselle's Original Designs, has been featured in Tileometry!  Infinite Loop from Tesselle features cement tile designed to create a random design across the surface.  Read More >>    

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Make a Color Commitment to Grey!

Karin Jeske Cement Tile Cement Tiles Classic Design Color Trends Design Gray Grey Interior Design

I have been a member of Color Marketing Group (CMG), a color forecasting organization, since 1990, and have closely watched colors trends for interiors evolve over the years.  When I joined CMG, the "Ralph Lauren" color palette that featured hunter green, burgundy and gold was being replaced by the "Southwest" color palette that featured coral, seafoam green and dusty blue.  In the mid-90s, the "Pottery Barn" palette that embraced muted shades of red, olive green, gold and beige became dominant, and proved to have a lot of staying power.  Since then, shifts in color have evolved slowly, with blues, turquoises and yellows entering the palette over...

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