Tile floors add beauty and elegance to your home. Cleaning and maintaining them regularly helps keep them looking their best. Different countertops require different kinds of cleaners, and each type of tile requires different cleaning methods. Follow these tips to keep the tile floors throughout your house clean and shiny. Vacuum or Sweep Loose Dirt […]
Checkerboard tile has a long history and remains a popular trend for upscale designs. First seen in paintings from Ancient Egypt, then a famous symbol for the Masons, checkerboard flooring became popular in the United States in the 1950s as a frequently used pattern for diner floors. Today, designers use checkerboard patterns to make a […]
Katie Bowling is an interior designer and mom of three who works with her husband to renovate old homes. Their 1920s Cape Charles, Virginia beach cottage is a 325-square-foot tiny home, so every room matters. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Katie Bowling | home design + DIY (@katiebowlinghome) They […]
In a world where it’s easy to get a high-tech, factory-perfect look, there’s a reason why handcrafted design elements are experiencing a resurgence. Riad Tile’s co-founder, Aubrey Butcher, recently spoke with Better Homes and Gardens to highlight one of the handcrafted materials taking center stage: Zellige tile. If a design trend is profiled by Better […]
February 27, 2023
The Maya Cement tile offers an incredibly versatile tile design. Maya tiles are 8-inch square tiles handmade by artisans specializing in making encaustic cement tiles. They come in four gorgeous colors, green, white, blue, and black. Each tile’s design is deceptively simple because the real beauty and complexity of the Maya tile come out when […]
February 20, 2023
Leftovers can get a bad rap, but when it comes to that stack of unused, surplus tiles from a recent project, don’t even think about relegating it to your garage, where it will never see the light of day again. Instead, it’s time to think outside the tile box and put those extras to work […]
February 15, 2023
Ask some interior designers, and they may tell you that the white-on-white kitchen isn’t burning quite as brightly as it once did. But as kitchen trends continue to circulate and the heat goes up and down on the looks du jour, one thing that will never overstay its welcome is stunning white kitchen tile. The […]
February 13, 2023
A new year means new opportunities to make some big changes—one of which may be updating your home! Whether it’s our new marble, unglazed or thin Zellige tile, or vertical subway tile, check out what we expect to be the significant tile trends throughout this year. Calacatta Gold Marble View this post on Instagram […]
With temperatures dropping and the occasional promise of snow as we approach the worst of the winter season, there’s no doubt we’ll all be spending a bit more time indoors. Colder weather often brings an increasing need to feel inspired by our indoor surroundings. Enter classic and fun tile designs! Whether you’re using tile in […]
The Cabin Collection is a group of four sleek but snug cabins in Broken Bow, Oklahoma, designed in collaboration with Dallas designer Gilded Heights. With the peaceful green forest of Broken Bow as a backdrop, each of the four rentable cabins is thoughtfully and lovingly designed and features a variety of stunning Riad Tile in […]
Zellige tiles are a timeless option—and for good reason! These handcrafted tiles use natural clay from Fez, Morocco that’s harvested and fired at a low temperature. The tile is then glazed using an ancient process before it’s fired again. The second firing round often causes crazing, when the glaze breaks slightly to show several small […]
Black and white tile designs are returning in-vogue. There are many unique ways to combine typically simplistic black-and-white tiles to create something visually exciting and structurally sound. You can use a black-and-white color scheme to create designs that are as intricate as they are stunning. Estrella Black Cement Tiles For example, these gorgeous bathrooms from […]
Maximalism is trending, especially among the Gen-Z population. The opposite of minimalism, maximalism reflects excess, which is perhaps why it’s popular with a generation who grew up on the internet and its seemingly endless array of ideas. Maximalism has given way to this generation’s preference for bold aesthetics, mixed patterns, textures and lots of colors. […]
Families and friends often congregate in the room that holds the bar, its most central, prominent section. It’s not just the high-top counter, high-top chairs or the bottles of high-quality liquor, either. It’s also the spot where parents can unwind after a challenging workday or kids can hide during a game of hide-and-seek. It’s the […]
While the term “modern” often gets thrown around regarding contemporary or sleek design, the modern design period occurred in the first two-thirds of the twentieth century. Modern design and midcentury modern design after it are what we commonly consider retro style—characterized by clean lines, intense accent colors, and lively textures. We’re here to confirm that […]
We recently wrote a blog highlighting the magic of an unlikely color combination: green and pink. The way that a soft pink makes verdant areas pop is the perfect way to highlight your green thumb and nature’s magnificence with a playful twist. Our customer spotlight this week is all about the magic that happens when […]
Picture this: you’re on your way to get a morning coffee, groggy before a long day of work. You walk into a new coffee shop down the street, prepared for the monotony of white walls and espresso machines. Instead, you see this: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Riad Tile […]
What do our zellige, cement, marble, and terrazzo tiles have in common? They were all used to design four swanky and snug cabins in Broken Bow, Oklahoma. With floor-to-ceiling windows, beautiful design from Dallas designer Gilded Heights, and the forest as a backdrop, tiles from all four of our collections fit perfectly into The Cabin […]
As much as we love all of our offerings, we’ll always hold a special place in our hearts for cement tiles. The first style of tile that we offered, cement tile’s exciting patterns, hand-blended colors, and durability worked together to drive its popularity, leading to countless new uses of vibrant patterned tile. Soft Colors and […]
Whether the rustic simplicity of zellige or the complex patterns of encaustic tile, designers all over the US are using these handmade tiles in new and exciting ways to create unique and stunning applications in bathrooms, kitchens, hallways, and more. With each passing day, classic handmade tiles are appearing in more and more homes, allowing […]
There are a lot of reasons to love cement tile. Whether you’re entranced by the mesmerizing patterns, in love with the vibrant, organic pigments, or you just enjoy having artisan-crafted materials around your home, cement tile is a great choice for many different spaces. Cement Tile and What It Can Do in Your Home As […]
Over the last few years, cement tile has become more and more common in homes across the US, bringing its unique look to countless bathrooms, kitchens, and patios. Offering bold design and subtle, natural color, it’s no wonder that cement tile has become such a popular addition to the home. But as any interior designer […]
Cement encaustic tile has remained a persistent part of interior decor, appearing in styles as diverse as mid-century modern, bohemian, and art deco.
You don’t have to wait for the stars to align before you take steps to build the perfect space, and distinctive materials like encaustic cement tile can help you create something specific to your tastes.
One of the most common and unfortunate interior design misconceptions is that vibrant color has little or no place as prominent, permanent parts of large spaces. While this misconception has real roots in the more lackluster design trends of yesteryear (think pastel walls and shag carpets), the reality is that bold color is often an […]
Despite its historic, Old World roots, Moroccan cement tile has proven to be a popular, stylish, and practical choice for bathrooms in homes of nearly any style.
Ever since Riad Tile unveiled our marble tile in late 2018, we’ve been amazed by the stunning applications created by our customers. From bright, lively bathrooms to stunning kitchens that positively exude luminescence…
Tile can be used to enhance many areas of the home. From kitchens to bathrooms to patios to entryways, we’ve seen our tiles used to add the perfect dose of color and texture in many different settings. However, the area of the home in which we have noticed the most potential for variety and personalization […]
We absolutely love the inimitable style of cement tile. So much so in fact, that we’ve released three brand new patterns just this month!
At Riad, we spend a great deal of time perfecting our designs and experimenting with new ones, resulting in both modern takes on a classic art form and perfected versions of established designs.
With its neutral pigmentation and entrancing design, our black and white tile is perfect for even the most dynamic interior decorator.
Tile flooring provides a unique avenue to explore different tastes in interior decoration. Take a look at just a few of our favorite applications!
Styles and trends can be as frustrating as they are interesting. Some years, home décor trends may lean more toward simplicity while others might show an affinity to ornate designs…
While the kitchen backsplash is a common sight in many homes now, it wasn’t always this way. Where did this incredibly practical idea originate?
A New Standout Kitchen is Far More Attainable than You Think! In some of our past posts, we’ve discussed the importance of the kitchen within any given home. More than just a place to prepare food, the kitchen is a gathering place for friends and family. Whether you’re hosting a small dinner party with familiar […]
We love to see kitchens live up to their potential. That’s why we at Riad love seeing our cement tiles being used to create kitchen backsplashes.
Encaustic tile flooring is the perfect way to make your home stand out and boldly announce your interior decorating vision.
The holidays are almost upon us! With the holiday season comes friends, family, and a lot of food. All of this food and family necessitates a special gathering place. At Riad Concrete Tile, we want to help you with that gathering place. Let’s talk about your kitchen. Building a Comforting Kitchen with Riad A warm, […]
Adding a Splash of Color and Texture to Your Kitchen Make Your Kitchen More Lively and Welcoming with Elegant Cement Tile Within houses of any size, the homiest room is almost always going to be the kitchen. From hosting get-togethers with close friends to cooking holiday meals for the entire family, the kitchen can be […]
Cement tile can be as versatile as it is beautiful. In our last blog post we explored how cement tile can be utilized as a timeless accent to save boring bathrooms. But, how else can cement tile be used? As a backsplash of course. Backsplashes are a hot topic in home décor today, and we […]
Even within the most elegantly decorated home, bathrooms tend to take on a character all their own. They can be the dreariest or most outstanding part of any home, with almost everything depending on décor. Though wall colors, updated fixtures, and fancy hand towels all play an important part in ensuring that the bathroom is […]
Our Cement Tile is Making Waves Our team works extraordinarily hard to make sure each and every tile is up to our high standards, so when we’re acknowledged for our efforts, we’re always incredibly grateful. Simply Grove recently recognized our tile as “the best cement tile around,” noting our affordability as well as our craftsmanship […]
Cement Tile in El Fenn Blue Happy #tiletuesday, over the next 6 weeks we will be highlighting our 6 new Cement Tile Patterns that will be in stock starting February 2017. This Tile Tuesday we are excited to introduce our “El Fenn Blue” pattern. All of our Handmade Encaustic Cement Tile is only $9
Cement Tile Kitchen Renovation Incredible kitchen remodel by @dddashley. Love the use of our “Estrella” pattern cement tile on the kitchen floor. This pattern and all Riad Tile patterns of Handmade Encaustic Cement Tile are only $9sqft. Call/text (805-234-4546) with questions or to place an order.
Cement Tile in Excalibur Happy #tiletuesday, this week we are highlighting our “Excalibur” pattern Cement Tile which is another of our new patterns arriving this February 2017. This tile is pre-sealed, which will save you time and money on installation. All our Handmade Encaustic Cement Tile
Cement Tile Update in Powder Bathroom Lovely powder bathroom renovation from Ashley Sanderson using Riad Tile’s “Estrella Pattern’ handmade cement tile. Love the use of an old sewing machine as the sink vanity. Visit Ashley’s blog at www.themrsandco.com to learn more about her and her renovation.
Cement Tile in Havana Happy belated Tile Tuesday, this week @riadtile are highlighting our “Havana” pattern Cement Tile which is another of our new patterns arriving this February. This tile is pre-sealed, which will save you time and money on installation. All @riadtile Handmade Encaustic.