Featured Image: Denali-N Quartz White Kitchen Countertop Island from Arizona Tile
White countertops are one of the hottest trends in kitchen and bathroom design today. With the rise in popularity of all-white kitchens and chic, minimalist style, white counters give your space a sleek, light, bright and airy look. Coupled with the durable, low-maintenance nature of quartz, you can’t go wrong with white quartz countertops in your kitchen or bathroom. Here are a few of our favorite ideas for using beautiful white quartz in your next remodel.
Featured Image: Marrakesh Color Glossy Mix Kitchen Backsplash Porcelain Tile from Arizona Tile
From beautiful archways and exposed ceiling beams to flared range hoods and terra cotta galore, there’s no doubt a Spanish-inspired kitchen is gorgeous, warm and welcoming. If you’re trying to infuse Spanish design into your kitchen remodel, here are our favorite ideas for bringing that style to your kitchen countertops and tiles, from the backsplash to the floor. Let’s talk the essentials of a bright and inviting Spanish cocina.
Featured Image: Icon Smoke Porcelain Tile Floor and Icon Silver Porcelain concrete-look Tile Walls from Arizona Tile
Porcelain tile is a popular choice for many homeowners looking for tile for their floors, backsplash, bathrooms and other areas. Despite its fragile-sounding name, porcelain tile is far different from your grandma’s fine china. A durable, low-maintenance and water-resistant tile option, porcelain may be the perfect choice for your next home tile project. By definition, porcelain tile, is any tile with an absorption rate of one half of one percent or less. Let’s take a look at this beautiful yet practical material, how it’s made and where it can be used in the home.
Featured Image: Bianco Carrara Polished Marble Kitchen Countertop from Arizona Tile
There’s something about marble that attracts many homeowners, from its timeless style to the artistic veins and patterns that trace across many varieties of this popular natural stone. No matter why you love the look of marble, you may be searching for a way to incorporate it into your latest remodel or home design project. If you’re wondering, “What is marble used for?” we’re here to help you out. Read on for some ideas and inspiration for using marble tile or slab in your home.
Featured Image: FW Morocco Imperial Danby Honed, Reside Beige 24” x 24” Marble Kitchen Countertop from Arizona Tile
So you’ve done the research, explored the slab yard and narrowed down your top marble varieties to a favorite one. But there’s still at least one choice to make before that beautiful marble graces your kitchen or bathroom countertops: do you want a polished or honed finish?
Since most people go for the traditional polished countertops, it may be news to you that there’s more than one finish option for some varieties of marble. Depending on the style and aesthetic you’re going for in your upgraded space, the finish of your countertops can make all the difference. Here’s a quick guide to honed marble, what it looks like and how it’s different from polished marble.
Featured Image: Negro Marquina Black Marble Countertop from Arizona Tile
White kitchen countertops may be today’s top trend, but don’t miss out on the beauty and drama of their equally stunning counterpart. Bold, rich and sleek, black countertops are rising in popularity as a way to bring depth, texture and a unique contemporary style to the kitchen.
You can find black color options in a range of countertop materials, including granite, marble, quartz and quartzite. So whether you love the sparkle of granite or those classic sweeping veins in marble, choosing a black stone lets your favorite pattern shine and stand out. If you’re looking for black countertop inspiration, here are our favorite ideas and color palettes for rocking this look in your kitchen.
Featured Image: Paloma Alabaster Picket 3 x 12 Glossy Hex Ceramic Wall Tile from Arizona Tile
Looking to give your tiled space an update? For bathrooms, backsplashes, floors and more, Paloma is our new line of ceramic tile that offers a unique take on contemporary trends like hex tile and subway tile. With a variety of shapes, sizes and color options, Paloma brings elegant character and mid-century modern style to your space.
Whether you’re looking for the perfect tile for your bathroom, kitchen, living space or somewhere else, let’s take a look at some of the most stylish ways to use tile like Paloma in your home.
Featured Image: Giallo Cream Granite Kitchen Countertop from Arizona Tile
Granite is one of the most popular varieties of natural stone and an excellent, durable choice for countertops. As you peruse all the options when it comes to using granite for your next home project, you may be wondering what granite is made of. Let’s dive into this well-known and well-loved stone to find out more about where granite is from, what it’s made of and why it looks the way it does.
Featured Image: 3D White Ribbon Matte Ceramic Bathroom Wall Tile from Arizona Tile
When you think of something that’s made of ceramic, chances are you’re imagining fine china that’s fragile and delicate. However, when it comes to ceramic tile, that reputation for fragility is not really accurate, and it shouldn’t deter you from considering this unique tile for your project. Let’s take a deeper look at what ceramic tile really is and how you can use it in your home.
Featured Image: Aphrodite Granite Kitchen Island Countertop from Arizona Tile
If you find yourself spending more time at home lately, this can be a great opportunity to plan the details of your next home project. If you’ve been thinking about upgrading the countertops in your kitchen or bathroom, chances are you’ll want to do plenty of research. Learn more about three of the most popular countertop materials as we dive into the facts about quartz, granite and quartzite in this guide.