36 Hours in Kohler, Wisconsin

Last week I spent some time in Kohler, Wisconsin to attend Kohler's first-ever Bloggers Conference along with 17 other design and lifestyle bloggers from around the country. We were invited to come out as guests of the company to learn about product and design trends, visit the Olmstead Brothers-designed Kohler Village, and tour other Kohler properties including the factory. This… Continue reading 36 Hours in Kohler, Wisconsin

Showroom Tour: Walker Zanger in Las Vegas

While in town for Design & Construction Week earlier this month, I got the chance to tour Walker Zanger's 15,520-square-foot Las Vegas tile and stone showroom, which has been open since 1996. Jared Becker, vice president of design and marketing with Walker Zanger, led the tour and shared some never-seen-before collections with our group. Becker noted… Continue reading Showroom Tour: Walker Zanger in Las Vegas

17th Century tile collection by Clé for Tilevera

Clé's 17th Century tile collection, designed by Deborah Osburn for Tilevera, was inspired by 17th century delftware. Osburn has expanded the original delftware colors of blue and white, yellow, and magenta to include a modern palette of pink, grey, green, teal, and persimmon. The modern update is incredibly refreshing and sophisticated. Each 12" x 12"… Continue reading 17th Century tile collection by Clé for Tilevera


  These textile-inspired ceramic tiles really grabbed my eye while I was walking around the designjunction exhibition during last month's London Design Festival. Candida Wigan, of the London-based design studio wig-work, uses textile imprints to create the tex-tile glazed tile line in gloss or matte finishes. In addition to the standard collection of tiles, the studio offers… Continue reading Tex-Tile