There's something so special about walking into a luxurious hotel or trendy coffee shop that's filled with gorgeous tile. Whether you want to put your company's motto in tile or create your own unique branded blend, we've got you covered! From office spaces to trendy cafes, we're excited to be a part of your commercial projects across the country.
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We love when businesses from across the nation find us and want our help elevating their space with handmade tile. So before we show off some of our favorite commercial projects, we'd like to introduce a new way businesses, designers and homeowners from across the country are finding out about our handmade tile. Material Bank is the world’s largest material marketplace for the design industry. It makes finding and receiving samples easy and fast. So if you're on the market for renovating your cafe, office space, home, or anywhere in between and would like to hold a handmade tile sample in your hands tomorrow morning, find us on Material Bank!
Browse our selection of handmade tile samples here!
1. Whimsical Office Space
First up on our list of eye candy commercial projects is the whimsical office space of Springboard for the Arts. This space features two shining moments for our handmade tile: one as a custom lobby mural and the other as an inspiring break-room backsplash. The trendy mix of tile shapes and glaze colors in both of these spaces elevates the natural sophistication and quirkiness of the space. The soft neutral blues with pops of vibrant colors pair flawlessly with the natural wood, industrial features and overall fresh vibe.
For more of this Geo-Hex beauty, visit our Commercial Gallery.
Geo-Hex Pattern - 45W My Blue Heaven, 1015E Caribbean Blue, 11 Deco White, 24 Dandelion, 21W Cobalt, Custom Color.
Medium Diamonds - 11 Deco White, 77E Grey, 60 Silver Lining, 24 Dandelion, 32 Canton Jade, 29E Lake Superior.
Photography by Sage E Imagery
Styling by Creekwood Hill
2. Trendy Cafe Backsplash
Trendy cafes are the place to be whether you're treating a client to a cup of coffee, enjoying a happy hour beverage, or working remote for the day. Heathers is one of our favorite because it's home to artisan crafted sandwiches and artisan crafted tile. Plus, it's just a stones throw away from our NE Minneapolis studio. For their gorgeous bar backdrop, they chose chose a classic 3"x8" Subway Tile in our most popular glossy green glaze: 75 Emerald. To make this light and airy space even more unique, they opted for a funky pattern that's neither staggered nor stacked. We can't peel our eyes away!
For more ways to use Subway Tile, visit our blog "6 Creative Patterns for Classic Subway Tile"
3. Hotel Bar Luxurious Backsplash
This dreamy bar can be found at the Crowne Plaza in North Augusta. The sophisticated deep green hues of our herringbone tile work flawlessly with their design inspiration for the space. According to the photographer, Sims Patrick Studio, their color palette was inspired by the lush banks of the Savannah River and their neighboring baseball team, the Augusta Green Jackets. We love when tile can bring a place, story, and concept to life.
Find more of this gorgeous deep green hue on our blog "Our Most Popular Glossy Green Glazes"
4. Archer Apartment Kitchenette
We are firm believers that whether you are a homeowner or home-renter that you should be in love your space. Archer Apartments in Minneapolis feels the same. They took this small 9"x6" kitchenette and turned what could have been a dull space into a masterpiece. The gorgeous palette of grays and blues plus our signature "river" design makes this kitchenette a team favorite.
For more on this project, visit our blog "Dreamy Diamond Statement Kitchenette Backsplash"
5. Gregory's Branded Coffee Shop
Gregorys Coffee is not only fueling the coffee world but the commercial design world, as well! Gregory Zamfotis is turning his coffee shops into works of art with handmade tile. We loved working with Gregory to come up with the perfect palette for his brand of sleek and modern coffee shops. Want to play around with your brand colors and see how they will look in a tile blend? We created a Mix Your Match tool to show you exactly what your palette will look like!
Find some of our favorite blends on our blog, "7 Favorite Colors Blends Created For You, By You"
Front of Bar: Medium Diamonds - 366 Satin Black, 613 Black, 24 Dandelion
Back of Bar: Large Diamonds - 11 Deco White, 301 Marshmallow, 366 Satin Black, 24 Dandelion
Bottom: Large Triangles - 366 Satin Black, 613 Black, 155 Steel
Photography from Gregorys Coffee
6. Iridescent Office Backsplash
If you've been following along with our Design Studio journey, then you know how important it is for us to have an office space that naturally supports creativity, thus being a motivational space. For our friends at Meet Minneapolis, the passion to create this same sort of environment was the same. What better way to inspire your work day than a handmade Moroccan Fish Scale beauty featuring a subtle iridescent ombre, open shelving, and organic edging?
For more on this ombre office backsplash, visit our blog "Modern and Monochromatic Office Kitchen Backsplash"
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