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New Tiles!

We’re always so excited when we receive our large tile orders from our factory, like we did just 2 days ago. They only come a few times a year, so it’s like Christmas!

That really isn’t an over-exaggeration either; we all do a little happy dance in celebration when the goods are being unloaded.

What’s most exciting is when we get brand spankin’ new tiles that we’ve never seen before. We’ve been waiting for these babies for MONTHS, so the anticipation is over-the-top once they arrive!

Here’s a quick look at our new loved ones…

This is modwalls® ModDotz™ “New Navy” blue porcelain penny round tile.

The color is a gorgeous jewel-tone that’s even better than what we expected! It’s a dark blue that’s got a bit of a teal tone and we’re loving it.

modwalls ModDotz New Navy blue porcelain penny round tile

We also received a new 3/4″ glass mosaic tile blend to add to our Brio® tile collection.

This is modwalls® Brio® Number Nine mosaic glass tile blend.

We think this blend would be ADORABLE in a children’s bathroom, right?

Brio Mosaic Number Nine tile blend

Don’t ya just love presents? ;-)

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April 5, 2012 at 1:44 pm Leave a comment

Our Lush, Brio and ModDotz tiles are here!

They’re here!

Welcome home, modwalls tile!

modwalls tiles back in stock

Here’s a list of all of the tile goodies we just received. Click on any name to go to the product page where you can purchase right away!

ModDotz™ porcelain penny round tiles

ModDotz™ Marshmallow

ModDotz™ Grey

ModDotz™ New Navy (new color!)

Lush® 8mm thick glass tiles

Lush® 4×12 Cloud

Lush® 4×12 Surf

Lush® 4×12 Fog Bank

Lush® 4×12 Vapor

Lush® 3×6 Vapor

Lush® 3×6 Cloud

Lush® 3×6 Rain

Lush® 3×6 Peacock

Lush® 1×4 Cloud

Lush® 1×4 Vapor

Lush® 1×4 Lemongrass

Lush® 1×2 Fog Bank

Lush® 1/2×2 Big Sur

Brio® 4mm thick vitreous glass tiles

Brio® White Linen blend

Brio® Surfside blend

Brio® Emma blend

Brio® Midcentury Palette blend

Brio® Number Nine blend (new blend!)

Brio® color Bright White

Brio® color Quartz

Brio® color Dry Ice

Brio® color Sleet

Brio® color Maple

Brio® color Black Walnut

Brio® color Cobalt

Brio® color Cobalt Pearl

Brio® color Grape

Brio® color Purple

Brio® color Pale Lilac

Brio® color Clear Red

Brio® color Tulip

Tile… it’s so hot right now.

modwalls tile in the warehouse

The warehouse boys unloading our new arrivals.

April 3, 2012 at 1:50 pm 1 comment

modwalls on Katie Brown Workshop… Check Out the Video!

Super cool!

Our own modwalls’ Sarah was featured on Cook, Nest, Grow diva Katie Brown’s PBS show Katie Brown Workshop recently and we have a short clip to share.

We’ve been waiting to share this one for a while… !

Sarah had an awesome time at Katie’s Amagansett, NY cottage home, and Katie Brown could not be sweeter.

Check out the video with some great tile-tips including selecting the right tile for your space and a little bit of grout gab.

Enjoy!

April 2, 2012 at 2:06 pm Leave a comment

Inspired By…. Tasty Treats

Today’s tile was inspired by our “cheat day” =-D

On the left is a yummy snack and on the right is our Brio® Rocky Road 3/4″ glass mosaic tile blend.

modwalls Brio Rocky Road tile blend inspired by tasty treats

This delish mosaic snack is just $5.95 per 1.15 square foot sheet.  Mmmmmmm!

Nom nom nom nom.

March 30, 2012 at 12:55 pm Leave a comment

A Call to Color Lovers: Please Help Us Choose Our New Rex Ray Ceramic Colors!

Ok, it’s game time.

We need your opinion and we need it now!  =)

Please help us select the best colors for our new Rex Ray Studio Ceramic tiles. We’ve provided a few choices below and we’d love to get your take on them!

We’re sharing these babies on our Facebook page where you can “vote” for your favorite option. Please take a look and vote on our Facebook pagehttp://www.facebook.com/modwallstile

You can also post a comment to let us know which option is your favorite.

Thank you SO MUCH in advance — we appreciate your help!

modwalls Rex Ray Studio Ceramic tile and color choices

The top photo shows our Rex Ray Studio ceramic tiles in white and the bottom photo shows the 4 color families we’ve selected. Click on the image to see a larger view.

Do you have a preference? Is it #1, #2, #3 or #4?

Our graphic designer found a few images to help you envision these color families. Take a look below and then please tell us what you think!

Option #1:

Option #1 color choice for modwalls Rex Ray Studio tiles

Option #2:

Option #2 color choice for modwalls Rex Ray Studio tiles

Option #3:

Option #3 color choice for modwalls Rex Ray Studio tiles

Option #4:

Option #4 color choice for modwalls Rex Ray Studio tiles

Sooo…  Whatcha think?!

And if you like one color more than another within one of the four “color families,” please let us know – don’t be shy!

THANK YOU!

 

March 27, 2012 at 12:09 pm 7 comments

Inspired By…

On the left is a photo snapped at Big Sur, CA, just 50 miles South of our Aptos-based office.

On the right is our Lush® 1/2×2 Big Sur tile blend, which was inspired by the scene.

Nature + Tile = True Love

modwalls Lush 1/2x2 Big Sur glass tile blend

 

March 22, 2012 at 10:49 am Leave a comment

Rex Ray Tiles + Typography + Steampunk — We’re Feeling It

Our Rex Ray Studio TYPE 4×12 glass subway tiles are getting a lot of attention these days!

In fact, we’ve got a new batch of these typography-inspired hot commodities in production right now.

modwalls Lush Rex Ray TYPE typography glass tiles

modwalls Lush Rex Ray glass subway tiles

And we also noticed they kind of fit into another cool craze: the Steampunk Aesthetic.  Check out a few of the Steampunk pix we’ve gathered– yeah, we’re into it.

From steampunkchat.com

A drawing based on Jules Verne’s novels Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, one of the founders fathers of Steampunk.

MEKKANIKA steampunk typeface

The best of both worlds: steampunk typography. MEKKANIKA typeface

So we’re going with it and continuing this collaboration. We’re currently in the process of creating even more totally original tiles based on Rex Ray’s amazing designs.

Rex Ray’s art is just what we like (and what we need).

Rex Ray’s original design

Rex Ray’s original designs inspired us…

rex ray tiles by modwalls

The next iteration of Rex Ray + modwalls

rex ray tiles by modwalls

Rex Ray ROCKS!

Stay tuned!

March 16, 2012 at 12:53 pm Leave a comment

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About Modwalls

Modwalls' mission is to provide both our retail and trade customers a modern and colorful alternative to what is available in most tile and hardware stores, as well as a very personal online buying experience.

We've been designing modern tile collections and selling them online since 2005. The latest modwalls® designs range from gorgeous glass tiles in a wide variety of colors, sizes and finishes to glazed porcelain penny rounds, modern glazed ceramics, and sustainable cork, recycled pebble tile and bamboo mosaics. Our collaboration with fine artist Rex Ray has resulted in the signature Rex Ray Studio for modwalls American Made glass and soon to be ceramic tile collections.

You can reach us Monday-Friday from 9-5 Pacific Time by phone (1-877-439-9734) or by email: sales@modwalls.com.

http://www.modwalls.com/
"Making Tile Modern"

Rebecca Lonergan


Co-Founder and Creative Director of modwalls.com, a designer of modern tile with an online showroom at www.modwalls.com. Modwalls are colorful tile designs with a uniquely modern sensibility in a wide range of materials.

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