Posts tagged tile
. . . I’m back with another trade show correspondent piece for my boys JB and Barry, this time I was attending Coverings: The Ultimate Tile + Stone Experience which was held recently in Orlando, FL. Coverings is a show that as you can guess features tile and stone from all over the world, as well as the latest products and technologies for their installation.
OK, and maybe you know her. Maybe you know Cyra DuQuella makes handcrafted decorative tiles (yes, each and every one by hand.) Tiledecorative.com. You may know that that she specializes in Art Nouveau, Arts & Crafts and Deco tile. You may know that she can customize borders and accents to fit almost any installation. You may know that she offers 300+ colors of glazing, but can match and perfect almost any color through her custom design services. [ . . . ]
Once I found the right tiles, I fell in love with them and decided I would start a company to sell them. I thought these niche tiles were ideal for a web-based company. I’ve always enjoyed learning about art and architecture, history and culture, and tile is a great connection.
That was my husband's motto when we purchased our 40-year old house. We had become adept at ripping up old carpets, painting walls and doors, and had even replaced our wood deck all by ourselves, so we were feeling pretty confident about our abilities to care for and maintain our home. We did respect our limits however. Truth be told, we're not really do-it-yourselfers, and since I'm an interior designer, I have a healthy understanding of what DIY-gone-wrong looks like, so I know when to stop and say let me call so-and-so. [ . . . ]