Sand the New Neutral

Sand the New Neutral. Did we really say that? Yes I think we did.  Gray, white, black and maybe navy. It seems that we’ve seen a lot of them come and go. Now, our good friends at Apartment Therapy have offered this up:”White and grey kitchens have dominated the scene for quite some time now. […]

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Natural Design Part Two

There is a typical point in the design process where your angst begins to overly influence things. The open questions continue to outnumber the answers. Previously in this space we discussed a potential solution. That is to consider Natural Design Part Two.  There is cool website, www.freshome.com, that we read and try to absorb on a regular basis. […]

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Natural Design Part One

There is an inevitable point in the design process where angst begins to inhabit the lives of the participants. The open questions continue to outnumber the answers. Color, scale, texture, pattern, what to leave in; what to leave out. Maybe one way to sort some things out is to take a look at Natural Design […]

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Joanna Gaines & Trending Color

Joanna Gaines & Trending Color

No matter what aspect of interior design you are involved in, Joanna Gaines has become an undeniable influence. The professional designer dealing with their homeowner client may very likely be the second hand recipient of this influence. The homeowners that are taking a more DIY approach are even more susceptible. Vendors such as Country Floors […]

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100 Great Buildings

Country Floors has a long proud history as a vendor/partner to architects, designers, and builders across America. Naturally, we feel it is our role to be a part of that community in its totality. Therefore, the language of architecture and design means a great deal to us; as do the great examples of iconic buildings […]

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Ten Spring Colors

The luxury ceramic tile, stone, terracotta and glass industry is always connected to the mainstream fashion world. That being said, Selene Oliva recently opined on Ten Spring Colors  for Vogue Italia. We will weave our version of her colorways into imagery below. Let’s see how we do. Lavender: this color will dominate the whole summer […]

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Gray Wood Look Tile

Gray meanders across our consciousness like a color that is looking for a friend. If colors were people and had dating sites such as match.com then gray might be a shy but reliable individual seeking a more primal mate. The well-respected color psychologist, Ms. Angela Wright, via her website Colour Affects, tells us that there are eleven […]

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Colorful Bathroom Designs

We often consider our design ideas and subsequent plans by taking a room by room approach. There is certainly a logic to this when many spaces are involved, for example, in a new construction scenario. It is also fundamentally necessary for renovation situations. So here, on the first day of winter, let’s brighten things up and […]

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