Spaces like the mudroom, patio, kitchen, and bathroom endure a lot of traffic and are also exposed to moisture. Using durable tile that holds up well long-term is an excellent choice for these areas. If you’re looking for tile durability that also makes a striking design statement, Riad Tile offers several options. Consider these popular, […]
Summer is here, which means days last longer, and hectic schedules often slow down. Installing colorful tiles is one way to celebrate the warm, sunny weather and brighten indoor and outdoor spaces. Riad Tile offers a wide array of tile colors to suit multiple applications. Check out these stunning summer tile selections for fun color […]
Getting that first seed of inspiration for a home renovation project is fun and exciting. If you know you want to use tile, that’s one big decision down — and you’re not alone in your choice. Tile is popular for a room refresh because the endless combinations of textures, colors and patterns can fully transform […]
If your bathroom or kitchen tile looks outdated or dingy, painting it is an economical refresh option. Painting over tiles you already have is less work than ripping them out and installing new tiles. The question is, can you paint tile? If yes, how much work is involved? Before you try, here’s everything you need […]
Riad Tile’s exceptional tile delivery process allows you to track your delivery date, ensure your tiles aren’t damaged, and enjoy our customer-friendly staff to support you along the way! To ensure your order arrives as smoothly as possible, read on to learn what you can expect with our curbside delivery process. Tile Delivery Methods Once […]
Laundry rooms and mudrooms are the ultimate utility players in a home, meaning they sometimes don’t get the kind of design attention that’s typically showered on spaces like kitchens, baths, and bedrooms. But that doesn’t mean that these rooms have to be the afterthought. Function AND form can come together in these spaces, and tile […]
There’s a reason white tile is eternally in style. It creates a blank slate against which you can create anything from a colorful maximalist escape to the bright, all-white monochrome look that works so well in modern bathrooms and kitchens. White tile—whether it’s cement tile, Zellige tile, Casablanca Carrara or handmade tile—is also highly versatile. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
It’s easy to feel inspired by the tiles in your home when surrounded by them daily. From kitchen floors and backsplashes to bathroom walls, enveloping your morning with clean-cut, beautiful cement tile can motivate you for the day ahead. The same is true for commercial spaces, which rely on their tile to evoke similar feelings […]
In the digital age, most people turn to their favorite social media influencers for inspiration when renovating their homes. Once you’ve found the right look for your renovation, the hard part begins: how to recreate it without breaking the bank. This week’s customer spotlight focuses on Hannah of Thistle Harvest, who created the perfect solution […]
Often, the most challenging part of executing a design is getting it started. That’s why we love the inspiration we can pull from flatlays, where color and texture have space to evolve and play. Today we’re looking at five of our favorite flatlays and exploring all of the design possibilities they bring. #1 […]
Any coffee enthusiast can tell you about the joys of making a morning cup of joe and the importance of a routine: grinding and brewing beans, kick-starting the day with a jolt of caffeine. As important as making a warm cup of coffee is, it’s often just as meaningful to enjoy it in a room […]
A bathroom is where you transform at the beginning and end of every day, so renovating and re-decorating one is always exciting. A shower alcove or niche is one of our favorite aspects to add to any bathroom space. Here are five ways to spice up your shower niche, whether it’s a place for your […]
Fall is upon us, so it’s time to pull out knit sweaters and cozy pants. It’s also time to start piling wood for restful nights in front of the fireplace. Today we’re focusing on five crackling fireplaces that took our tiles and used them to make something truly unique. #1 First up is […]
The tile you choose to adorn your home is a crucial interior design decision and should be one you’ll enjoy for years to come. Whether your tile is the focal point of design or a supporting element, you want it to be eye-catching enough to make an impression. Here are the top tile looks that […]
A home is never truly a home without a kitchen; a kitchen is at its best when it has an island for guests. Today’s article looks at kitchen islands and how our tile can accentuate their presence and elevate them to a focal point of the room. Classic Black and White Our first look is […]
Though black may seem like a dramatic and daring interior design choice, it can symbolize elegance and sophistication. And lately, there’s a black tile trend regarding how people bring their kitchens and bathrooms to life. Black walls and floors are simple yet dramatic, often bringing a whole room together. If you’re interested in centering black […]
Today’s customer spotlight looks at Kelli Collins’ Mango Manor bathroom and its incorporation of our Norwegian Rose Marble Hexagon Mosaic tiles. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Riad Tile (@riadtile) Kelli says her inspiration comes from the beach, a vision that shines through in this whimsical and carefree design. Our […]
Fall is here, and that means more time indoors snuggling loved ones and sipping warm drinks. It also means it’s time to get your house ready to be your cozy shelter from the cold. But fall isn’t just about pumpkin spice and roaring fireplaces. Here are our favorite tile trends this autumn season. 1: Mixing […]
The weather is cooling down, pumpkin spice is abundant, leaves are changing color, and school is back in session. With the return of fall comes the foreshadowing of the holidays and all the entertainment they bring. With several months until the holidays, the perfect time for a home renovation is now. With that in mind, […]
Whether you’re looking to add a subtle accent or transform your bathroom into a breathtaking getaway, the right tiles can bring the magic and awe of the Mediterranean coast to your home. Read on for our favorite Mediterranean-inspired looks and how to make them your own. View this post on Instagram A post […]
The bedroom is where we spend a third of our lives, but the bathroom often seems like a close second. Why not make it a place you enjoy? Today we’re highlighting five bathrooms that bring a unique style to modern homes: arches. We’re dedicating this moment to one of our favorite things by showing you […]
Marble tile is a dynamic and impressive component of interior design. Choosing the right tile is just as crucial as picking the perfect sink and tub. Marble tiling can be an eye-catching centerpiece or play a supporting role. Here are our favorite bathrooms that blow us away with their marble tiles. 1. Tuft & Trim […]
Have you ever traveled to the bright shores of Greece and dreamed of taking a bit of it back home? The brilliant blues and whites signature to Greece are intrinsic to our Erizo Blue Tile, making that dream a touch closer to reality. Erizo’s patterns are playful, bright, and a fantastic centerpiece for any room. […]
The end of summer breeds a specific kind of solemnity. There’s a notable decrescendo of days filled with poolside lounging and shorefront vacations, and we cling to what few we have left, not yet ready to let the unique freedom of the season slip away. When fall does arrive, we’re confronted with back-to-school and busy […]
Have you ever tried to create a design and felt uninspired, unsure of what will flow or where to start? Sometimes, it helps to begin with a singular piece or aspect and build out from there, like starting with the colors you want to use. We love unconventional color combinations here at Riad, and today […]
As we square our shoulders in preparation for September’s first autumnal chill, we’re looking more and more towards designs that reflect the intimate, eclectic nature of fall. Sunny pastels make way for splashes of cinnamon and gold, dahlias bloom in spaces where peonies were before, and bright, zesty flavors relent to the warm comfort of […]
It’s September, and as temperatures fall along with the changing leaves, it’s time to style our interiors to reflect the autumnal outdoors. But fall style doesn’t always mean burnt orange accents and piles of gourds. Read on for our top 5 tile trends of the month, which conjure coziness and pared-back elegance simultaneously. #1: Pair […]
As temperatures cool down for fall, we’re looking ahead at all the tile trends that signal the changing seasons and the emergence of the holidays. But what fits between piña coladas and peppermint hot chocolate? Or, more aptly, between open windows spilling in sunlight and shuttered doors warding out the cold? One trend bridges the […]
1. Black backsplashes We love a sleek, white backsplash just as much as the next tile enthusiast, but this summer, we’re back in black. Take at some of our favorite backsplash looks below. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Riad Tile (@riadtile) This kitchen by Jill White Designs emulates the […]
At Riad, we haven’t been shy about our love for Architectural Digest celebrity features. It’s not every day you get to peek behind the curtain of an A-list designer’s work, and we relish every chance we can get. But there are more than just celebrities featured in AD, and today we’re going to take a […]
There’s nothing better in the heart of summer than rinsing off in an outdoor shower as a reprieve from the midday heat. Whether you live by the beach and need a way to get rid of persistent sand or are far from the ocean but need a cool rinse after time outside, an outdoor shower […]
We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: at Riad, there’s little we love more than a celebrity home tour. There’s something magical about our favorite stars finding their way off the screen and onto the glossy pages of a design magazine. When a silhouette you’ve seen glide through a feature film appears with […]
Summer is officially here, so it’s time to swoon over charming patios and outdoor spaces that leave us asking why we’d ever spend time inside. Eventually, we remember air conditioning, but until then, we’re ready to bask in outdoor oases beyond our brightest dreams: cue this week’s customer spotlight, a stunning terrace styled by Homme […]
All images courtesy of Katherine McLaughlin. This week’s customer spotlight will take us through the process of a successful kitchen renovation piece by piece. Katherine McLaughlin, who used our 2”x6” Natural White Zellige on her kitchen backsplash, emailed us about her home project with our Zellige tile. She told how her dream kitchen came to […]
At Riad Tile, we know that bathroom renovations are a labor of love, and this customer spotlight demonstrates that in gorgeous fashion. Discover a bathroom project from The Modern Lodge, a bespoke Airbnb in Lake Arrowhead, CA, by Summer Bellessa and Los Angeles designer Sarah Solis.
It’s time for another celebrity spotlight here on the Riad Tile Blog, and this time, we’re looking at Gwyneth Paltrow’s elegant new home in Montecito, California. Paltrow’s house is an expert example of mixing contemporary and traditional architecture and design. As she notes in her interview with Architectural Digest, its strength lies in its intention […]
For this week’s customer spotlight, we’re looking at this bathroom design by Loom + Kiln founder Hannah Loumeau Leonard. This stunning look features our 2×6 Blush Zellige on the walls and is transporting us to the opulent palaces and lush gardens of Marrakech. Take a look below: View this post on Instagram A […]
Fortune favors the bold, and that includes bold design. If you’re like us, your mother may have instilled some fashion rules in you early on. Don’t wear white after labor day, stick to horizontal stripes, and don’t mix silver and gold accessories (to name a few). However, our current design landscape is subverting many of […]
It’s no secret that we love Zellige. One of our bestselling products, our Zellige tile is handmade in Morocco with generations of expertise and considerable care. We take pride in the fact that our Zellige is ethically sourced and authentically made, especially since there are so many copycats on the market today. That’s why we’re […]
If you want Kacey’s look but don’t have her world-renown pop star budget, keep reading to see how we’d recreate some of our favorite looks.
For this week’s customer spotlight, we’re looking at our collaboration with The Wax Space, a coworking site located in the Oak Cliff neighborhood of Dallas, TX. Garza Interiors designed the Wax Space with synergy and style in mind. Individuals can work together in a peaceful yet energizing environment that uses modern designs, lively plants, and […]
Tile the back wall, the individual shelves, or all of the above!
Here’s a look at how you can incorporate this lush and stately style into your space.
At its best, marble is unmatched in terms of color, style, and even versatility.
There are no tiles like authentic Moroccan zellige tiles. From the slight color variations to the singular shining glaze, this Moroccan tile is absolutely unique and growing in popularity every single day. A Few of Our Favorite Uses of Zellige this Month https://www.instagram.com/p/CUqbYyes0WC/ This bathroom shows perhaps all the desirable qualities of white zellige tile […]
As zellige tile continues to grow in popularity, many people who are new to the charms of this particular tile wonder how they can fit something as unique as handcrafted terracotta tile in their own design vision. After all, traditional Moroccan tile can seem an odd choice for the average home in the US. Make […]
For many homeowners, marble is an enticing material that seems suitable for a wide variety of different applications. It’s a gorgeous part of many kitchens, bathrooms, showers, even flooring, and to help maintain its beauty, marble requires specific care to make sure it remains clean and unscathed by debris or dust. Here are a few […]
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 […]
With so many new ideas and experiments for zellige applications, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with options, so to help you focus on what would look best in your own home, here are a few of our favorite recent zellige applications.
From smaller bathrooms that just need a touch of texture to upscale office spaces and lobbies that need something both durable and elegant, terrazzo tile is versatile enough to be used for an incredible variety of purposes.
At Riad, we love a little tradition with our tiles. Built according to time-tested practices, our Moroccan Zellige Tiles feature a classic appearance that breathes new life into homes of all styles.
At Riad Tile, we’re always looking for new opportunities to expand our offerings and new ways to let our craftsmen display their creativity. With this in mind, we at Riad are proud and excited to announce our new Terrazzo Tile.
Like our other tiles, these new offerings pay respect to their established stylistic origins while using more modern design principles to create their fascinating visual style.
Just a touch of color in the right place goes a long way when redecorating your kitchen. Re-painted cabinets, new hardware, and updated countertops all go a long way when a new look is in order, but one unique place that often goes overlooked is the backsplash. Many backsplashes are redone with plain tiling that […]
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!
The stylistic statement that has stood the test of time If you’ve taken a look at our other blogs, you can clearly see that our tile can be used in many different capacities. Whether you’re looking for a gorgeous yet protective kitchen backsplash or an elegant entryway that welcomes your guests, our tile can be […]
Within the world of interior decoration, flooring occupies a peculiar role. Even when a floor goes completely unnoticed by the average person, it still holds a strong influence on how the rest of the room is decorated. That’s why so many homeowners spring for simple, unremarkable flooring: it’s a safe bet. You can make just […]
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.