Warming Up To Tile
by Zoey Anderson
The last year has brought the world to view things differently. In many ways, this period has brought more of our attention to the importance of comfort, safety and functionality in our own personal spaces. There are new challenges with home life and adding work life more prominently within our own dwellings. Trying to find ways to creatively isolate office spaces from general living spaces to optimize concentration while still provide comfort for all is essential. There is also the challenge of providing spaces to encourage home study and be present as a parent to assist our children in their studies. The desire to feel at home and safe is a basic need but once those needs are satisfied, we find ourselves looking for ways to personalize and beautify our spaces uniquely.
As were-evaluate our personal spaces, it is good to know that there are resources out there to assist us in finding creative options to upgrade our homes to new functional standards and enjoyable surroundings. At Inside Out Architecturals, we look forward to assisting those who desire to make such improvements.
For centuries, builders and architects have used architectural elements to set their creations apart. Those who are successful dare to use elements differently, creating new standards and opening the door for further evolution. We are fortunate to live in a time when technology and creativity merge to create more comfortable, functional, and creative spaces. Inside Out Architecturals provides a variety of materials to create a custom environment for every individual.
Representing over 50 unique decorative tile lines, IOA has a collection of the most intriguing tile options: from one-of-a-kind stones and large-format glass to the greatest of traditional flooring and historical ornamentals used for their charm throughout the years. The company carries the handiwork of today’s artisans in metal tile, glass, and dimensional tile that are best described as “art.”
Leah Wynn, owner of Inside Out Architecturals, developed an appetite for decorative and historical tile in college while conducting research for a fireplace and tile company. This research stimulated her desire to open a store in Utah where others could experience such unique details and component parts of architectural design.
WARMING IT UP… it’s official the warmer pallets are on their way back onto the scene, it’s all about the soft pinks and warm beige’s to really embrace a calming and classic neutral palette.
THEY CALL IT MELLOW YELLOW…and nothing quite brings the sunshine into the soul like the Pantone Color Of The Year. Cheer up your space with pops of the happiest color on earth.
BRINGING BACK FINE PRINT PATTERN
Lively and Colorful fine prints are helping express a fresh and modern attitude toward classic design in tile.
“Retro” imitative of a style, fashion, or design from the recent past. It maybe the glam of the 20’s or the innovative designs of the 50’s. There is always room for Retro tile in good design.
CHANGING UP THE PATTERN
Using a tone-on-tone color pallet one can liven-up a space simply by changing pattern or shape. How sensational is the bath above with the circles along with the brick tiles. Right?
Getting in the “Zone”. Adapting existing spaces by sectioning off an area of your living, dining, kitchen or bedroom you could easily establish a working ‘zone’ that has its own office vibe in order to create an isolated feel like was done by changing tile patterns in our Green Kitchen picture.