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Kicking It

with Inside Out Architecturals

by Alex Clarkson

The ideal living space provides comfort, a state of physical ease and freedom from pain or constraint. What is the best way to bring such a thing to the spaces where we reside? “We believe it is being true to yourself. Surrounding yourself with things that bring you happiness,” says Leah Wynn, owner and designer of Inside Out Architecturals (IOA). “Every individual has a unique sense of joy and the environment that provides this. Some enjoy clean calming spaces, while others prefer movement and much color. We encourge you to embrace what brings you bliss in your surroundings now with tile.”

For centuries, builders and designers have used architectural elements to set their creations apart.

Those who are successful create new standards and open the door for further evolution. IOA is a leading resource for those seeking creative options to upgrade their homes. They specialize in design solutions that are functional and enjoyable.

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. The company carries the handiwork of today’s artisans in stone, metal tile, glass, and dimensional tile that are best described as ”art.”

“At IOA we go one step further to provide you with a knowledgeable staff to assist you with design and layout services, making sure that your purchase covers every detail and helps you achieve your tile design dreams,” Wynn says, encouraging customers to visit the showroom in person to learn more.


Bottom Left: Terra Cotta with its warm earthen glow and wonderful diversity, is a timeless classic. Used indoors and out on walls and floors, it enhances a space’s architectural features such as this wall in Country Floors’ Cotto Med Fan Shape.
Top: Full Wall Murals are ways to create dreamy spaces that immerse us in other worlds. Visit this English Garden (left) with the Original Styles Living Collection

Bottom: Right: Hand-painted surfaces aren’t just limited to murals or frescoes. Lively up a space with beautiful hand-painted tiles. Some even have dimension under the painted layer, like these charming little bees and dragonflies from Winchester Tiles’ Into the Garden series.


Into the Darkness, Metallica by Viva Ceramica embraces the full room concept by pairing black metallic brick with a stunning 24 x 48 dark porcelain floor in this mountain ensuite.


Pure Elegance is achieved by New Ravenna’s artisans as they work their mosaic magic, such as what they created here in the Gracie Wave & Blossom.


“Margaritaville” brings good times! This Fabulous Raku tile from Sonoma Tilemakers Euphoria Collection brings joy to any space. The line is aptly named and radiates a happy glow achieved by experienced artisans working with great care and time.


Patterned Floors are generating heat this season. On page 42, Ravenna’s Amazing Bandana East Army floor welcomes guests into a home where you kick off your boots and settle in for good times. Meanwhile, shown left, an Original Style Victorian floor Blenheim pattern is welcoming and creates a cozy atmosphere.


Zen Achieved by Sonoma Tilemakers. This beautiful Mirazur collection with its undulating surface and refined imperfection brings a soothing feeling to any space. Mirazur is Double Plus Good tile – it has a high recycled content sustainably made in Spain.