Category Archives: Terrazzo Tile

Discover Our New Terrazzo Tiles – Available Now!

2024 is the year for more — more renos, more room makeovers, and more dreamy design possibilities featuring our gorgeous new Terrazzo tiles. Our handcrafted encaustic tile lineup boasts a wide array of colors and patterns to create unique looks throughout your home. Terrazzo tiles have adorned splendid architectural spaces across Europe and worldwide for […]

Infuse Coziness into Your Living Space with Riad’s Warm Tiles

Winter is often associated with darker days and longer nights. As the winter chill sets in, there’s nothing quite like returning to a comfy and inviting home. One way to achieve this coziness is by incorporating Riad’s warm-colored tiles into your living space. Counteract the gloominess of winter by introducing a burst of color into […]

Tile Projects That Will Inspire Your Summer Renovations

Summer is the perfect time to reimagine your home and start a reno project that’ll make the winter months cozier and more enjoyable. And what better way to transform your space than with the timeless beauty of tile? Whether you’re looking to revamp your kitchen backsplash, create a bold and bright accent wall, or refresh […]

Practical, Pretty, and Playful: Using Tile as Wedding Décor

We all have ideas for using tile in our upcoming home renovations, but we’re always looking for innovative ways to highlight tile’s versatility. The new wedding décor trend featuring tile as a centerpiece, backdrop, and even keepsake excites us for the possibilities. Add Personality to Your Table Décor Unique table décor is an integral part […]

5 Tile Design Tricks to Apply the Wes Anderson Filter at Home

Welcome to the wild, wild Wes. The recent premiere of Asteroid Landing, director Wes Anderson’s latest jewel in his cinematic crown, has us obsessing anew over his distinctive aesthetic that is nothing short of a total vibe. Rich and fanciful, the Wes-iverse is always color-saturated and delightfully symmetrical, with razor-sharp attention to detail. And Asteroid […]

Terrazzo Takes Center Stage: Discover the Modern Revival of a Classic Material

When it comes to flooring, there are plenty of options to choose from. But one material that’s making a comeback is Terrazzo, a centuries-old material with more than 500 years of history. Durable, low-maintenance, and beautiful Terrazzo is gaining popularity among architects and designers alike. Derived from the Italian word “terrazzo,” Terrazzo is a type […]

Taking Tile Inspiration from Morrissey Home’s Bathroom Designs

We love working with local clients who share a passion for designing spaces that spark joy. Shayne Morrissey, the founder of Morrissey Home, is a standout among Texas designers. He started Morrissey Home in 2015 to bring exceptional living spaces to the Dallas area and has been impressing clients and journalists ever since. We’re always […]

Mudroom Makeovers: Adding a Dash of Style with Tile

Mudrooms have traditionally been functional spaces reserved for messy children and laundry rather than shown off to guests. Mudroom tiles must be practical, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be beautiful. Many recent design upgrades are turning mudrooms into impressive spaces, and the tile just happens to take center stage in many of the best […]

Durable Tiles That Make a Striking Design Statement

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, […]

Tackle Your Tile Planning with This Guide

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 […]

Pros and Cons of Painting Tile: Here’s What to Know

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 […]

Hot Summer Tile Trends to Help Your Space Sizzle

Warm, sunny weather inspires creativity, and designers and DIYers can’t wait to explore summer tile trends to transform a space. From the laundry room to the master bath to the kitchen and beyond, the best summer tiles will brighten up your home. To stay in step with tile trends 2023, use mosaics, hexagons, Terrazzo, and […]

What to Expect from Riad Tile’s Delivery Process

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 […]

3 Unique Twists on Tile to Transform Utility Rooms

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 […]

Customer Spotlight: Our Terrazzo Terra Tiles Create a Chic Laundry Room

Build TX Solutions is a design, remodeling and construction company owned and operated by women. The company’s interior designer Alejandra Mora uses a wide array of Riad tiles. She especially loves Terrazzo Terra 12″x12″ tiles for laundry rooms! Terrazzo Terra Tiles  Terrazzo tiles are made from cement, crafted by specialists in encaustic cement tile, and […]

How to Keep Tile Floors Clean and Shiny

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 […]

Explore the History of Mosaic Tile Art

Mosaic tile art is nearly as old as society itself.  In Mesopotamia, considered the birthplace of civilization, artists who lived 3,500 years ago realized the potential of creating artistic and decorative mosaics out of stone, shell and ivory. Throughout the Roman Empire, floor mosaics depicting Roman mythology and everyday life could be found in private […]

5 Clever DIY Ways to Use Leftover Tile

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 […]

Top Tile Trends of 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 […]

See the Before and After of This Dramatic Kitchen Makeover

All images courtesy of Kelly Christine Sutton It’s time for another customer spotlight over here at the Riad blog, and this time we’re taking you through a stunning kitchen transformation. Kelly Christine Sutton is a lifestyle photographer based out of Dallas, whose clients range from Kacey Musgraves to Brian Patrick Flynn (of HGTV’s Dream Home […]

Replicate The Look Of The French Villa In Downton Abbey: A New Era

When it first hit our T.V. screens over a decade ago, Downton Abbey captured our hearts with exquisite set design and loveable characters. Now, nearly three years after its latest installment, the British historical drama is back with a stunning backdrop. Filmed partially at the Villa Rocabella in the South of France, Downton Abbey has […]

We Designed A Luxury Cabin Getaway in Broken Bow, OK

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 […]

Touches of Color with Terrazzo Tile

Terrazzo tile has long been a popular choice for people who want to add a dose of natural texture to their homes. Evoking the image of cobblestone streets, terrazzo tile uses pebbles and stones dispersed throughout a monochromatic background to create a signature look that can only be described as unique. Though cheaper versions of […]

Terrazzo Tile: The Unsung Hero of the Tiling World

Modern terrazzo can instantly add a ton of natural texture wherever it’s placed, its pebbly appearance instantly evoking Old World cobblestone and bringing authenticity to your home. 

Bathroom Makeover:Starring Terrazzo Tile

A fantastic bathroom reno from Chrissy Powers

Modern Uses of Rustic Terrazzo Tile

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. 

Sprucing Up Your Bathroom

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 […]