A Design Primer: Tin Installations with Pattern #7

December 20, 2015

American Tin Ceilings produces a selection of carefully chosen patterns for design aesthetics ranging from traditional to modern. One of the most popular patterns in our repertoire for commercial installations is Pattern #7, a dignified and traditional design featuring an ascending braided egg and dart frame with an elegant embossed circle. Pattern #7 works in concert with many design aesthetics and is available in each of our 35 colors....

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Masterclass Tips From a Tin Expert

October 12, 2015

American Tin Ceilings’ CEO, Rick Morse, gives his take on the new wave of European installations, unique pairings of color and pattern, pro tips on scale and perspective, and his personal favorite “wow” installations… What are a few of your personal favorite installations and why? I've always been fond of Brass Monkey, a popular NYC bar. This installation is a classic example of what tin brings to a space....

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Fresh Design Ideas with Tin

May 1, 2014

Designing with tin doesn’t need to begin and end with ceilings or backsplashes (although both look great). Tin is too pretty to limit to just one element as it works great in a number of home accents. The possibilities for tin design are limitless, and we’ve outlined our favorite ideas to inspire and get your wheels turning about some unique ways to use tin in the home. Playful Wall Art Tin tiles provide the perfect eye-catching element so go bold with your design choices and make an entire accent wall out of t in....

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The Best Tin Installations in Europe

April 28, 2014

Our sales agent Arjan has been helping to lead the charge introduce tin to Europe and from custom patterns for the Heineken head office to the corner store; it’s been catching on like wildfire. Here are some of our favorite tin installations in Europe, from restaurant to retail. Milk Bar – Kiev Launched just two months ago amidst a country in crisis, Milk Bar is a welcome addition to the Ukrainian restaurant scene....

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Case Study- Stanley Hotel

April 9, 2014

An iconic and infamous vacation locale, the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado is a breathtaking historical landmark located at the base of Rocky Mountain National Park. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and a member of Historic Hotels of America, you may be more familiar with it as the setting of Steven King’s novel and subsequent movie, The Shining, and it’s allegedly haunted properties. Haunted History Since opening in 1909, numerous accounts of odd behavior and ghosts have been reported, leading the property to be a regular feature on Ghost Hunters, the Sy Fy show that investigates paranormal activity....

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12 Quotes that will Challenge your thinking about Traditional Ceilings

April 7, 2014

The debt ceiling, the glass ceiling, every quote about ceilings were written to express an obstacle, something holding you back. We hope to challenge that with tin ceilings. Beautiful pieces of art, looking up should inspire you to reach for the stars instead of keeping your feet planted firmly on the ground. So the next time you’re plan a home remodel think of the ceiling as your zen spot – the place to daydream....

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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....

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4 Places you wouldn’t expect to find Tin Ceilings

January 20, 2014

Tin ceiling tiles are more of a universal design element than you may expect. Sure the neighborhood bar and grill is using them to spruce up a dull interior or to achieve a certain aesthetic, but where else may you run across our tin tiles? Hint: just about everywhere. Take a look at some of our more unique installations. Whole Foods Everyone’s favorite local organic grocery store, Whole Foods is as about ambiance as it is about product selection....

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The 8 Best Uses of Tin Tiles on Houzz

December 23, 2013

Houzz is a great source of inspiration for interior design projects. And with over 2,000,000 photos, it’s hard to know where to start. Narrowing that down to just tin tile photos, there are still 300,000+. So where do you begin? We chose 8 of our favorites to get you in the mood for a home makeover. From bathrooms to dining rooms, kitchens and backsplashes, here are a few pictures that really capture the timeless and effortless aesthetic tin can create....

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