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  • raleightileblog 10:00 am on July 10, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    Some Excellent Ideas for Themed Tile Design from HGTV 

    Tile is one of the most versatile products available for interior finishes. It can be used to convey a mood of calm and serenity or one of excitement, depending on the texture and color chosen. It’s durable, water-resistant and easy to clean.

    Check it out: http://goo.gl/o3ye4

  • raleightileblog 7:24 pm on July 9, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    Five Amazing Tile and Stone Projects 

    Looking for a little inspiration for your next indoor project? Here are some amazing tile jobs that may provide you with a few ideas for your own project.

    1. Topkapi Palace


    The elaborate Turkish tiles delicately placed throughout this beautiful palace in Istanbul, Turkey is quite the elaborate job, and an example of some of the finest tile design available. While it’s traditional sensibilities and opulence may not suit every taste, it is difficult to deny it’s beauty!

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    2. Plaza De Espana


    The Plaza de Espana is a great example of the Renaissance Revival style of architecture. It’s also a wonderful example of detailed architecture.

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    3. Taj Mahal


    The Taj Mahal is not only the largest mausoleum many of us will ever see, but also a true dedication to the various levels of beauty that can be found in marble, stone, ceramics and other building material.

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    4. Modern Day Flintstones Homes


    Let’s take a break from all these portraits from history. Home Quotient put together a set of 20 amazing stone houses. Take a look for some really interesting ideas on incorporating this natural material into your own project.

    Link:  20 amazing stone houses for Flintstones of the modern era

    5.Wazir Khan Mosque


    The Wazir Khan Mosque in Pakistan is famous for its special kind of tile work. Another piece of old school, timeless style that continues to pervade and influence modern design.

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