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Commercial Ceiling Design – Big Brands Love Tin Ceiling Tiles

August 11, 2014

For worldwide brands and international chains, interior design is about creating an aesthetic that is universally recognizable to convey a specific experience, yet distinct enough at each property that each location has a unique identity. For a lot of large retailers, that means incorporating tin ceiling tiles into their brand. From outdoor recreation to family entertainment, check out how these impressive commercial spaces are using tin ceiling tiles to make a statement....

Our Love Affair with Copper Tiles

April 30, 2014

As a precious metal, copper’s prices have been on the rise the last few years and it’s no wonder. It looks expensive, ages well, and adds an antique touch anywhere you use it in the home. The history of copper in architecture can be linked to its durability, corrosion resistance, prestigious appearance, and ability to form complex shapes. Copper is commonly used for plumbing and electrical work, but interior designers love it equally as much for the design punch it provides where form follows function....

Cool DIY Backsplashes

April 23, 2014

Kitchen backsplashes are one of the few aspects of your home where form follows function. Designed to be as aesthetically pleasing as they are useful, you can protect your walls from water with a variety of materials that match the look and feel of your kitchen, while creating an enticing focal point. Kitchen backsplash materials run the gamut from traditional ceramic tile to high-end granite and are as important a feature as your appliances to create a beautiful accent wall....

The Tin Market Expands into Europe, Are You Ready?

April 17, 2014

Tin has been a popular product for home design in the United States for nearly 100 years. Recently, that interest has expanded to Europe, as well. Primarily leading the charge is Arjan Estie, founder of New York Ceiling Co. Arjan has been working to increase tin’s visibility in Europe, and we at American Tin Ceilings Co. caught up with him to get the skinny on all the reasons why it’s the “it” product right now....

How to Remove a Tile Backsplash (to Replace with Something Better)

April 14, 2014

Ever make a design decision that you regretted later? You don’t have to live with remodel regret! Thankfully, ceilings and backsplashes are easy enough to remove to replace with something better. Our tin tiles are beautiful, start at under $2 a square foot and can be installed on any surface. With all our color and pattern options and plenty of sample pack variety, take your time choosing a look you love for your new tin backsplash or ceiling....

Transform Your Home With These Tin Tile Design Ideas

April 3, 2014

Creating a warm and inviting space for your home can seem like a daunting and time consuming task — one that many would shy away from. But unique design doesn’t have to involve huge and costly renovation projects .Sometimes, the littlest changes can make the biggest impact. Tin tiles can be used in a variety of ways to create a sophisticated and timeless element to your home. Without breaking the bank or tearing down walls, we’ve identified three simple DIY projects to get you started on your spring home remodel....

Ceiling Tiles – Do You Know the Different Types?

March 12, 2014

Contrary to popular belief, ceilings don’t just come in one shape and size, popcorn or otherwise. Effective building design requires balancing multiple objectives: aesthetics, acoustics, environmental factors, and integration with the building’s infrastructure—not to mention cost of construction as well as long-term operation costs. So how do you know which type of ceiling tiles are right for you? Suspended / Dropped Ceiling Tiles With a somewhat interchangeable name, dropped, grid or suspended ceiling tiles are popular because they provide an attractive, finished look that hides wires, pipes, and other unsightly fixtures....

Holiday DIY Projects with Tin Ceiling Tiles

November 26, 2013

The holidays always seem to put people in a crafty, DIY mood. If the egg nogs and apple cider start getting your creative juices are flowing, here are some unique craft projects to try with t in. You can use our tiles for virtually anything to make a one of a kind gift item- the only limit is your imagination. Mold them into keepsake boxes, flower boxes, mirrors, or wall art to achieve a weathered, antique, salvaged look....

Snap Lock Overview

October 24, 2013

Snap Lock™ - making tin so easy to install it’s a snap. The official tagline says it all- requiring no plywood or any kind of wood, simply screw each tin tile straight into your drywall or popcorn ceiling. Each piece interlocks through our patented flange system. The 2’ x 2’ panels are intended for easy DIY home projects that even the most layman can figure out to create beautiful designs that compliment the style of any room....

What is Wainscoting?

October 22, 2013

Traditionally wainscoting is wood paneling that lines the lower walls of a room. Originally it applied only to high quality riven oak boards developed to make stone structures feel more comfortable by providing insulation. Today, they are more for decorative, ornate purposes and are often found in 17th and 18th century Victorian designs. Boiserie is a similar technique, used to define intricately carved wood paneling and can include moldings that are painted or gilded....