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June 29, 2021

The Story of Tin Ceiling Tile & Its American Roots Tin ceiling tiles are 100% an American innovation. They were born in the U.S. from the need to have a more durable and affordable version of European plasterwork ceilings. It didn’t take long before they became a stand-alone design element. Pressed tin tiles came into the height of popularity between 1880 and 1940 in the U.S. There were about 45 American companies making tin ceiling tiles at this time....

Give Your Basement A Drop Ceiling Makeover

June 29, 2021

The basement is often a dark, damp bunker that children are afraid of. But more and more homeowners are giving this overlooked space a second look and discovering that it has all sorts of possibilities. With a little TLC, the underbelly of the house can be converted into entertaining space, extra bedrooms, and more. The drop ceiling is a first step on the journey from basement to usable and stylish square footage....

If These Walls Could Talk...

June 22, 2021

What Our Customers Are Saying about Tin Tile If your walls (or ceilings) could talk, how would they feel about tin tiles? What would they say about American Tin Ceilings? Clearly the walls aren’t going to do any talking, but your next best bet is to listen to people who have experience with tin tile. Let’s start with American Tin Ceilings itself. American Tin Ceilings is a premier provider of tin ceiling and wall panels or tiles....

Photo Contest 2nd Place Winner

June 9, 2021

Photo Credit: Erin Lindsey Introducing the 2nd place winner of American Tin Ceilings’ Spring 2021 photo contest! The unusual shape of this kitchen made functionality a priority. However, with the wall visible from the living room, it needed to be far more than functional. The 12 inch tile in Pattern #2, Artisan Silver Washed White was the right aesthetic and size to make it the perfect addition to the unusual kitchen....

Promote the Color Black from Accent to Neutral Starting with Black Tin Ceiling Tile

May 25, 2021

The color black is everywhere in design, although generally as an accent rather than a key player. What about flipping that long-time design standard on its head? What about using the color black as a neutral that you can use liberally in your design? We’re here to tell you it can be done. Here are a handful of ways you can do it. Gloss vs. Matte The finish on black tin ceiling tile or paint, or any other black element in your design can have a huge impact on how the bold color interacts in the room....

How to Paint and Distress Tin Tiles

May 18, 2021

A Custom Home Builder’s Tips for Painting Tin Tiles It’s hard to pick a favorite among so many patterns and colors at American Tin Ceilings. With everything from classic white to hand-painted distressed tin panels, maybe you haven’t considered unfinished tile. Unfinished tile looks great just with a clear coat, or with skill, talent, and time, you can paint it to match your design. That’s just what Sharon DeHart of DeHart Construction, a custom home builder, did....

Thinking Outside the Box: A Creative Outdoor Dining Design

April 26, 2021

Handcrafted Quality. High-Tech Precision. As restaurants around the country shut down or decreased capacity in 2020, owners scrambled to figure out how to maintain business amid the restrictions of COVID-19. But that was no problem for Carbone, upscale Italian-American restaurant in Greenwich Village, NYC. They decided to think outside the box and went... inside the box With interior seating cut back and winter approaching, many restaurants turned to shanty-style structures and lamppost heaters to bump up available seating....