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December 14th, 2022

Zia’s Cement Tiles in Los Angeles

Zion 4x4s – Gwyneth Paltrow
      We love seeing installation photos from happy clients all over the world, though we have a special place in our hearts for projects in Los Angeles. We’re Angelenos, after all! This artistic city is full of unique visionaries and creative minds. Our cement tiles come in a wide variety of stunning prints Read More...


November 12th, 2022

Here Today, Home Tomorrow

    If you’re looking to complete a renovation project ASAP, we’ve got your back. Our selection of in-stock tile can be ready-to-ship in just a couple days. With a variety of materials, colors, shapes, and designs to choose from, you can get an install started without sacrificing style. We’ve put together a collection of Read More...


October 9th, 2022

Trend Report: Moroccan Zellige Tiles

Bathroom zellige tile
    While handcrafted clay tiles have always been a staple in designer interiors, they have certainly been in the spotlight in recent years. Handmade tiles allow designers the opportunity to follow trends while still maintaining a one-of-a-kind style – the perfect balance of modern and artisanal. Zellige tiles are crafted by skilled artisans in Read More...


A Backsplash That Splashes Back

Brown zellige tile
        Make a splash with an eye-catching new backsplash. Make the most of the space above your kitchen countertops with a display of dynamic tiles, like handcrafted Moroccan zellige. Handmade zellige tiles have been a design staple for centuries. Their signature variation will add texture and enhance any designer kitchen. If you’re Read More...


Top Tile Color Trends for 2023

    As 2022 winds down, it’s time to think through your design projects for 2023. Get ahead of the game and start planning a few updates ASAP. If major projects aren’t in the pipeline, consider updating your color scheme and incorporating some handmade tile. Our handcrafted beauties come in a wide range of striking Read More...


Exploring Earth Tones in Artisanal Cement Tile

            Cement tile is lauded for its versatility and structural integrity. You can incorporate encaustic cement practically anywhere your heart desires. While clay tile may be hailed for its earthy character, cement tile is more suitable for a wide range of installments. Plus, encaustic cement can still help you achieve Read More...


August 14th, 2022

What to Expect When You’re Expecting ZELLIGE TILE

2x6 'Unglazed Natural' terra-cotta zellige, 3/4 inch thick, 7.23 square feet per box (90 tiles)
    Pre-Installation Pointers:     You received your much-anticipated order of Moroccan zellige! Congratulations. You might be tempted to start the installation right away, but please pause and read on. Here are a few steps to take before you dive in and make this tile a permanent fixture in your space.   Safety First Read More...


August 10th, 2022

Decor with a Story: The Priceless Patina of Cement Tile

      What do leather, hardwood, and cement tile have in common? These luxe natural materials all improve with time. If you love organic materials and textiles that show wear and tear, check out our cement tile. There’s something inherently charming about a vintage interior and that’s due to character, as high-end décor and Read More...


August 5th, 2022

Shipping, Delivery, and Delays

Talk about a worldwide whirlwind! The last few years have been full of change for everyone, and the tile industry is no exception. We continue to strive to offer you the fastest, most efficient service possible. And while we are producing tile at the same rate we were pre-pandemic, unfortunately, global shipping delays are impacting Read More...


August 4th, 2022

From Pottery to Ceramic Tile: The Japanese Clay Tradition

  Like us, you’ve undoubtedly been blown away by Japanese art. No material has a richer history than ceramic, and Japanese ceramic work has been a staple in design for thousands of years. Ceramic has been used as a base for several creative art forms since the genesis of aesthetic architecture itself. Defined as, “heated Read More...


August 1st, 2022

Finding Beauty in Pits and Chips

  Handcrafted zellige has several distinct qualities, but its defining characteristic is the incredible variation in each individual tile. An art form that spans centuries, the method of making Moroccan zellige tile has hardly changed throughout history. Master craftsmen, known as maalems, train generations of apprentices in their craft. Molded from raw clay and hand-filtered Read More...


February 7th, 2022

The Ultimate Guide to Mastering Grout

      Become a grout pro before you install your cement tiles!   Why let grout intimidate you when you can become a bonafide grout expert? We’re going to walk you through the most important steps to make sure your grout is good-to-go. As long as you follow these expert tips, you can turn Read More...


April 25th, 2021

12 Ways to Choose the Right Tiles for Your Home

Discover the Perfect Tiles for Your Home in 12 Easy Steps!   Match the Style of Your Home   If you’ve spent hours scrolling through online tile catalogs, you’re not alone! While we’re obsessed with perusing different patterns and designs, making a decision is much more difficult. Consider the style of your home when selecting Read More...


April 24th, 2021

Why Cement Tile?

Cement tile or bust! If you’re jumping headfirst into a new renovation or construction project, cement tile should be at the top of your wish list. We carry a large and eclectic mix of in-stock design options that will instantly override any hesitation you may have when committing to cement tile.   When it comes Read More...


November 2nd, 2020

Unglazed Natural: Zellige In a League of Its Own

    We’ve raved about our favorite handcrafted Moroccan beauties time and time again, but there is one type of zellige that is unlike the rest. Unglazed natural zellige swaps the classic zellige shine for an ultra-textured, matte appearance that gives a whole new meaning to “one-of-a-kind.” Not only is the surface completely different from Read More...


Everything you need to know about…Grout Spacers!

    “Grout.” The most daunting word in the wonderful world of tile. Do you want to know a little secret? Grout isn’t as scary as it seems! In fact, as long as your installer follows a few simple rules, grouting should be the easiest part of the entire process! We get asked questions about Read More...


July 31st, 2020

What Makes Terracotta So Timeless?

    Terracotta isn’t just a material, it’s an entire aesthetic encapsulated in a piece of clay. There’s a mood that terracotta conveys that cannot be replicated by any synthetic imitation. The deep, rusty tone is unapologetically warm and evokes imagery of balmy Mediterranean nights. With the oldest terracotta figurines dating back to 3000 BCE, Read More...


July 29th, 2020

From Pubs to Pompeii: The History of (Thin Glazed) Brick

    Everyone knows brick has been around for a while, but exactly how long has brick actually been used as a clay-based building block? Well, let’s put it this way: Great Britain and Ireland were still connected to the rest of Europe. As in, the sea levels hadn’t made England an island yet. From Read More...


July 7th, 2020

Delta Dreams: The Ultimate Patterned Cement Tile

    Each of our tiles is as unique as the designer who orders them, but there is one tile that achieves an unmatched level of versatility. Our Delta tile is for the modernist, the traditionalist, the minimalist, AND the lover of color. We hate to play favorites when it comes to our catalog, but Read More...


June 25th, 2020

Zia Tile in House Beautiful: Jean Stoffer’s Michigan Masterpiece

  The words “gut renovation” and “5,500 square feet” paired together would make any designer take a deep breath. Jean Stoffer, however, tackled this full remodel of a dated McMansion without hesitation. Known for her elegant and approachable designs, Stoffer pulls inspiration from English interiors and flawlessly blends class and country details. With Stoffer’s magic Read More...


June 11th, 2020

Zia Tile Meets Restored by the Fords

  To say we’re big fans of HGTV would be an understatement. Obsessed would be a more accurate word to describe our relationship with the network. Other Househunters addicts will attest, binging HGTV is one vice we refuse to give up. When Leanne Ford of Restored by the Fords chose to install our encaustic cement Read More...


May 27th, 2020

Baraka Point: Tile Meets the Tropics

  Many locales claim to be the, “epitome of luxury.” In the case of Baraka Point, they’d be right.  A private villa that kisses the Caribbean Sea, this may be the only place in the world you can achieve this level of serene lavishness. Everyone has their own definition of paradise, but there are some Read More...


May 13th, 2020

Let’s Cool Off: Zellige Tile for Swimming Pools

4x4 'Racing Green' glazed terra-cotta zellige, 3/8 inch thick, 10.76 square feet per box (100 tiles)
      If we’ve discovered anything during this pandemic, it’s that outdoor space is extremely coveted and nearly crucial to maintaining our sanity. Now that summer is approaching, and the months just keep getting hotter, most of us would give anything to lay by the pool in the comfort of our own backyard. The Read More...


May 4th, 2020

The Leo Cottage: Cement Tile at Its Most Charming

  Cozy cottage style has taken on a whole new meaning in recent years. The classic shabby chic aesthetic has increasingly incorporated color and quirk. Current-day design aficionados have seen thousands of renovations via Pinterest and Instagram. It’s not an easy task to maintain the charming character of an older home while still  appealing to Read More...


May 1st, 2020

Art You Can Step On! (Cement Tiles for Your Kitchen Floor)

2x8 subway 'Terra Cotta' encaustic cement tile , 5/8 inch thick, 5.28 square feet per box (48 tiles in each box)
        Tile is a pretty common choice for kitchen floors, so how do you make yours stand out? There’s a reason why we fell in love with cement tiles, and why we believe encaustic cement is one of the most reliable materials on the market. We could go on and on about Read More...


Colors of Zellige: The Origin Story

    Now known for having a diverse rainbow of color options, zellige tiles weren’t always available in so many vibrant shades. Zellige tiles  originally only existed in their natural, unglazed state. Some people still prefer the stunningly minimalistic look of raw clay, but we’re super grateful for the range of colorful options. It took Read More...


Moroccan Tile: The Fascinating History of Zellige

    To stay sane during the pandemic, we’ve been dreaming about all the places we want to go once we can explore the world again. If anything positive has come out of this, it’s the fact that we’ll never take the ability to sightsee for granted. One of our favorite places in the world Read More...


Feelin’ Hot: Zellige for Your Fireplace

2x6 'Racing Green' glazed terra-cotta zellige, 3/4 inch thick, 7.23 square feet per box (90 tiles)
    Sometimes life throws a pandemic at you….. and now that we all have some time on our hands, a bit of DIY home remodeling sounds like a great idea! But where to start?! Well, we have one burning suggestion – the fireplace.   Located smack dab in the middle of your homes focal Read More...


April 27th, 2020

Cement Tile: From Los Angeles, for Los Angeles

    There are countless stereotypes about the City of Angels, and they’re simultaneously entirely true and entirely false. You can’t pin a label on one of the most eclectic cities in the world. From hipster Silverlake to “boujee” Beverly Hills, each neighborhood maintains its own unique vibe. The character from block to block is Read More...


April 26th, 2020

Attn: New York City! Zellige Tiles Were Made for You

      New York City is a hodge podge of different cultures. The metropolis celebrates traditionalism while still remaining the most progressive city in the country. We can’t help but think about how our Moroccan zellige tiles mirror the city’s juxtaposition between classic and contemporary. Zellige tile celebrates Moroccan history, as an art form Read More...


Remodeling Your Kitchen Floor? Go with Zellige Tile!

      We know how it is. You designed a beautiful living room to entertain your guests, and somehow, every time you have people over, everyone ends up in the kitchen. Even if you’re having a dinner party confined to the dining room, your friends and family will end up in the kitchen by Read More...


What’s Cookin’ Good Lookin’: Cement Tile for Restaurants

      Although delicious food is essential to the success of a restaurant, it’s not the only thing that matters. The most renowned restaurants often have an atmosphere that matches the quality of cuisine. The interior of your eatery should reflect the personality of your restaurant, and it should keep guests coming back for Read More...


Zellige and The Truth About Terracotta Tiles

    Terracotta has become a catch-all for clay-based tile and ceramics. The art of Terracotta dates back to Ancient Mesopotamia, thousands of years before common era. Throughout history, countless cultures have created their own variation of the fired earthenware. Can you guess the name of its Moroccan variation? If you guessed our favorite handmade Read More...


Zellige Tile, Los Angeles Style

    LA is a lot of things, but above all else it is a multicultural metropolis. It may be known as the land of palm trees and movie stars, but Los Angeles would be nothing without its rich history and cultural diversity. Angelenos are passionate about celebrating the city’s distinct heritage and traditions. When Read More...


April 25th, 2020

Why San Francisco Designers Need Zellige Tile

    From the Summer of Love to the birth of Silicon Valley, San Francisco is a hodge-podge of lively culture. The Bay Area is bright, vibrant, and unlike anywhere else on the planet. When you’re designing near the Golden Gate Bridge, you must use materials that will match the city’s infinite color and quirk. Read More...


April 13th, 2020

Wow Your Customers: Zellige for Commercial Spaces

      What’s more important than the interior of your home? The interior of your business! Making your space memorable keeps customers coming back for more. When you’re selling merchandise, you’re really selling the story behind the merchandise. This means that your storefront should reflect your passion for your product. There’s a reason you Read More...


April 12th, 2020

Designing in Chicago? Consider Cement Tiles!

      Known for its unique architecture and artistic culture, designing in Chicago requires a keen eye and a creative spirit. If you’re remodeling a home or commercial space in this modern hub, you’re going to want it to reflect the buzzing energy of Chi-town. Your interior should be just as unique as the Read More...


Houston meets Morocco: Design with Zellige Tile

    When you’re designing in Houston, you have to go big and go bold. After all, Houston is America’s fourth largest city with a larger surface area than the entire island of Oahu. Jam-packed with history and an ever-changing cultural genesis, Houston values tradition while promoting change. So, when you’re remodeling a property, how Read More...


Cement Tile and Your Decorative Backsplash

    Design is all about finding small ways to make a big impact. Are you itching for a change but not ready to commit to a gut renovation? Installing a decorative backsplash is a super easy way to transform the look of your home by making minimal adjustments. A tiled backsplash is nothing new, Read More...


April 11th, 2020

Cement Tile in the Concrete Jungle (AKA New York City!)

    There’s nowhere quite like New York City. From fashion to interior design, it is arguably the most cutting-edge city on the planet. So, what exactly does that mean for you to remodel? Well, if you’re looking to renovate in the city that never sleeps, you’re going to want to choose materials that reflect Read More...


Zellige Tile: Creating a Decorative Backsplash

    Whether you’re renovating your home or building your business, a backsplash can make a world of difference in your interior. Handcrafted zellige tile will wow your guests no matter where it is installed, but it is particularly well-suited for a colorful backsplash! If you’re replacing your current tile or starting from scratch, it’s Read More...


April 10th, 2020

Splish Splash! Cement Tiles For Your Shower Floor

    You don’t have to redo your entire bathroom to give it a splash of style. Shower floors are one of the first places to show wear and tear. If your bathroom is looking a little dull, sometimes replacing the shower floor can give it an interior face lift. Tiling doesn’t have to be Read More...


Make Laundry Day Fun With Encaustic Cement Tiles

    Doing laundry doesn’t have to be a chore! Okay, maybe it does…but you can at least make the dreaded space a little more inviting. We can’t promise that your laundry room will ever be somewhere you actually look forward to spending time, but we can promise to lighten your load just a little. Read More...


Revamp Your Commercial Space With Cement Tile

    Business doesn’t have to mean boring. In this day and age, we spend just as much time at work as we do our own home (and sometimes even more.) Commercial spaces can have character too. Why should household interiors get all the love? It might seem like an impossible task to find durable Read More...


April 9th, 2020

Cement Tile in Houston, Texas

    If you’re a Houston resident, we don’t have to tell you that the city is constantly changing. Once a base for major corporations in the middle of a sprawling prairie, this hot metropolis is continually growing and transforming. Although it may not have been hailed as aesthetically pleasing in the past, Houston has Read More...


Zellige Tile for Restaurants

    Even in the age of takeout, the design and décor of a restaurant is still crucial to enticing customers. We may not be dining in quite as often, but the ambience still matters! Ordering at a restaurant or café is all about getting an experience you can’t get at home. When a guest Read More...


April 7th, 2020

Installing Cement Tiles

8x8 square 'Tunis' encaustic cement tile , 5/8 inch thick, 5.28 square feet per box (12 tiles in each box)
    So, you just ordered your gorgeous, new cement tiles. The good news is, the hardest part is over. You sifted through hundreds of designs and chose the pattern that best fits your space. The only thing left to do is lay the tiles. There’s a time and a place for DIY projects, but Read More...


April 6th, 2020

The Fireplace: A Hot New Trend in Cement Tile

2x8 subway 'Bone' encaustic cement tile , 5/8 inch thick, 5.28 square feet per box (48 tiles in each box)
        We get it. You’ve been scrolling through Instagram photos of stunning tile installations, secretly wishing you had a reason to redo your floors. Don’t “accidentally” take a sledgehammer to your existing interior just yet. There are ways to incorporate trendy cement tile that don’t require a full remodel. One of our Read More...


April 2nd, 2020

It’s Almost Here…Get Ready for Thin Glazed Brick!

    Any designer will tell you that the most important goal when designing a home is bridging the gap between trendiness and timelessness. Homeowners want something that looks stunning now, but will also add to the value of their property. So, how exactly do you create a stylish interior that will never go out Read More...


April 1st, 2020

The Tile You’ve Been Waiting For: Cotto

    Exciting news! Our highly-anticipated Terra Cotta “Cotto” tiles are about to launch, and just in time for your summer renovation. It’s easy to forget that we’re halfway through the year, but somehow, we’re already smack-dab in the heat of mid-July. I know, we’re in a time warp, but all we can do is Read More...


March 27th, 2020

Zellige Mosaics

      What are these tessellated jewels of the tile world?   The only thing more cool than the way zellige looks is the fascinating way in which these tiles are made. From the moment we laid eyes on the highly detailed zellige mosaics at the Alhambra, we felt absolutely compelled to find out more Read More...


Cement Tile Patterns

8x9 'Umbra' hexagonal encaustic cement tile , 5/8 inch thick, 4.4 square feet per box (12 tiles in each box)
    With 100+ colors and patterns to choose from, we believe there is a cement tile for every interior. Whether you have a pattern in mind or you’re seeking inspiration, cement tiles range from ultra modern to perfectly traditional. Without a doubt, handmade encaustic tiles will provide a standout base for your project. Selecting Read More...


March 6th, 2020

Zellige in the Shower – A Beginner’s Guide

  We know everyday life can get hectic, and there’s no better remedy for stress than hopping in a serene (and almost-too-hot) shower at the end of the day. We firmly believe that this area of your bathroom should feel like a refreshing respite from daily life.   Your shower should be somewhere you look Read More...


March 3rd, 2020

Cement Tiles: Dynamic Patterns & Designs

4x8 diamond 'Empire Three' encaustic cement tile , 5/8 inch thick, 2.58 square feet per box (24 tiles in each box)
Cement Tile Patterns and Designs Range   We love encaustic cement tiles for so many reasons, but it all comes down to their dynamic patterns and distinctly matte finish. On top of the eclectic range of color choices, the versatility of cement tiles makes it super easy to add dimension to your interior. We firmly Read More...


Cement Tile: Past and Future

  Cement tiles have a rich history that reaches across continents from Europe and North Africa through the New World and South East Asia. Originally crafted in Catalonia in the 1850’s, they have long been a favorite for bold, creative interiors.    Handcrafted cement tiles were first popularized in the grand public buildings of Barcelona, Read More...


February 12th, 2020

Bathroom Tiles | Using Cement in a Bathroom or Powder Room

    Cement Bathroom Tiles   We fundamentally believe in the transformative power of tile to breath new life into any space, and bathrooms are a fantastic place to start. Cement tiles are known for their distinct matte finish, and tonal variation unique to our handcrafted tiles. Whether you’re renovating your bathroom or building it Read More...


January 2nd, 2020

Zellige Tiles for the Chicago Designer

      Chicago is impossible to explain to people who’ve never visited, just like zellige tiles are impossible to describe if you’ve never seen them in person. We’re going to try our best to capture the unique beauty and distinct character of these one-of-a-kind tiles, but their true splendor lies in their striking appearance. Read More...


December 3rd, 2019

Zellige Tile – A Brief History

  We believe that choosing materials for your remodel is so much more than just the look. It’s also about the story you’re trying to tell. There are plenty of tile options, but few with as much history and influence as zellige tiles.       The method of making zellige tiles is a classic Read More...


October 25th, 2019


8x8 square 'Cairo' encaustic cement tile , 5/8 inch thick, 5.28 square feet per box (12 tiles in each box)
      A bright and beautiful repost from our friends at Studio DIY  😎     “We used Zia Tile to add a bold black and white tile that I LOOOOOVEEEE! (They’re based right here in LA and have a ton of in-stock cement tile options, if you need something quick and are in LA and want local Read More...


September 6th, 2019

Back to Black – Vertically Stacked 2×8 Cement Tile

Our beautifully nuanced 2×8 cement tiles; recently installed by @klhcustomhomes –  “we jumped at the chance to showcase them in one of our spaces”                   “It was kev actually who said, why not a bedroom wall? We have been so inspired by beautiful brickwork patterning lately as Read More...


July 18th, 2019


    Interior designer and business owner Kate Marker and her family were looking for a vintage home to remodel for quite some time when they came across The Leo Cottage and fell in love. After buying the Union Pier, Michigan lake house, Kate renovated and redesigned the 1920s property over a span of just a few months — Read More...


June 25th, 2019


        Leanne Ford (from Restored by the Fords) used our Cairo cement tile in midnight+denim+white for the recently completed Helmstetter Project featured on HGTV and it. looks. AMAZING.                       We are living for those light fixtures! See more of this install on Read More...


June 11th, 2019

Zellige Tile in Dallas, Texas

  It’s difficult to encapsulate all that is Dallas in just a few words, but it is undeniably ever-changing. A city with a rich history that keeps on growing, this trendy Texan hotspot is the perfect place to design your dream space. When you’re working on an interior in such a diverse, evolving metropolis, you’re Read More...


June 10th, 2019

Zellige Tile and the Seattle Designer

  Seattle is a city of craft and culture. When you’re designing in a city that’s celebrates the concept of art and authenticity, you need to find materials to match. Zellige tiles are famous for their traditional Moroccan roots and their artistically historic style. Dating back to the Hispano-Moresque period, these Mediterranean marvels have literally Read More...


June 9th, 2019

Designers in Dallas: Consider Cement Tile!

Dallas is bold, bustling, and beautiful. This iconic Texan city has a culture all of its own. Known for its southwestern charm and growing arts scene, this metropolis is quickly becoming a hub for design. If you’re searching for décor to compliment your Dallas-based space, cement tiles are a hot addition to this already hot Read More...


June 8th, 2019

Cement Tile for Seattle Designers

  Inhale the smell of evergreens and coffee beans, because we’re bringing encaustic cement tile to the Emerald City. Seattle, Washington is an iconic northwest city with character to match. Full of young artists who embrace the famously overcast skies, this city is unlike any other. How do you design an interior in such a Read More...


May 3rd, 2019


        Nestled in Mar Vista, Annie and David Raysse’s home is anything but ordinary. The couple remodeled every surface of 1929 English-style cottage with the help of Mason St. Peter. A pitch black exterior with a light and tasteful interior featuring white oak floors and tiled bathrooms, this home is the epitome Read More...


April 19th, 2019


2x8 subway 'Black' encaustic cement tile , 5/8 inch thick, 5.28 square feet per box (48 tiles in each box)
From bright and bold tones to pastel and neutral hues, our matte solid cement tile collection features chalky 2×8″ and 4×4″ tiles that open the door to herringbone, inline, off-set and traditional subway layouts.  


April 11th, 2019


Brixton encaustic cement tile at the Hoxton Hotel in Portland
  We love to bring a team’s creative vision to life. With our help, Fettle Design brought some LA flair to The Hoxton Hotel in Portland’s Chinatown.


March 28th, 2019


Nova encaustic cement tile from Zia Tile


March 23rd, 2019


8x9 'Victory' hexagonal encaustic cement tile , 5/8 inch thick, 4.4 square feet per box (12 tiles in each box)
        If you haven’t gotten a chance to see the show, Queer Eye offers not only makeovers but a cathartic, emotional overhaul. Based on the 2003 series, we join the 2018 team: Antoni for food, Jonathan for grooming, Karamo for culture, Tan for fashion and Bobby for design. Dubbed the Fab Five, Read More...


December 5th, 2018

Chulita – Venice

2x6 'Glacier Blue & Casablanca White' glazed terra-cotta zellige, 3/4 inch thick, 7.23 square feet per box (90 tiles)
    Radish & grape ceviche, Hass avocado guac and serrano infused mezcal by the beach is our idea of a sunny afternoon well spent. Chulita Venice brings all of our spring fever daydreams to life. The designers of this intimate indoor, outdoor space were not shy with color. The wicker pendant lamps instantly add Read More...


November 20th, 2018

Cement Tile

        Since the late 1800s, cement tiles have been a popular home decor and flooring option around the world for their durability and versatility in style and beauty. The extensive range of their use has proven invaluable when trying to create the perfect atmosphere for the home or office.  Cement tiles have Read More...


November 19th, 2018

Moroccan Zellige Tiles

Moroccan Zellige Tiles Most designers and homeowners strive to breathe in fresh new life into bathrooms and kitchens. Tiles as one of the essential items to make this happen. Due to its versatility and unique color tones, Moroccan Zellige tiles are considered one of the most popular tiles for bathrooms and kitchen projects. The tile Read More...


November 9th, 2018

Deck Out Your Outdoor Space with Zellige

  The outdoors; blue sky, comfortable weather, summer parties, and evenings around the fire. Zellige tile adds handcrafted, one-of-a-kind elegance to the overall look and feel of your outdoor patio or veranda. If you’re looking to transform your backyard into an inspirational space of relaxation and entertainment, the handmade artistry and craftsmanship of zellige is a Read More...


November 7th, 2018

Zellige in the Kitchen

4x4 'Casablanca White' glazed terra-cotta zellige, 3/8 inch thick, 10.76 square feet per box (100 tiles)
  As you scour countless catalogs and websites trying to decide on the perfect tiling option to redecorate your living space, you may have discovered Zellige kitchens are the newest rave. Don’t dismiss this as a short-lived trend as these tiles have graced backsplashes and half-walls for centuries.      Zellige has a super glossy Read More...


November 6th, 2018

Be Bold in the Kitchen – Cement Tile and Moroccan Zellige Backsplash 🙌

2x6 'Graphite Grey' glazed terra-cotta zellige, 3/4 inch thick, 7.23 square feet per box (90 tiles)
  We want our kitchens to look beautiful and reflect our style and taste, but sometimes this space ends up covered in splashed sauces or spilled drink messes. This can leave our cooking areas stained and greasy. But fear not! We’re here to rectify this messy situation with a simple suggestion; why not update your Read More...


November 1st, 2018


      We hold a special place in our hearts for cement tile. When our founders, Mike & Danny traveled to Vietnam, they came across the art of handmade, encaustic cement tile. They were blown away by the craftsmanship, patterns, colors and cost. They decided to bring this tile to the American consumer and Read More...


Handmade Tiles

Handmade tiles Regardless of whether the handmade tile will be for their living rooms, kitchens, or bathrooms, homeowners and designers find handmade tiles to be durable, unique, long-lasting, versatile, and artistic. Handmade tile designs and manufacturing processes are rooted in ancient art traditions. These tiles boast a variety of geometrical patterned mosaic designs, mostly used Read More...


October 24th, 2018


Stay Here on Netflix featured Zia Tile Ocotillo encaustic cement tile
    In the era of AirBnbs and bed & breakfasts, the traveling experience has become more authentic to the town. Stay Here on Netflix features homes around the country that are itching to be rented out.       


October 16th, 2018


    The Zellige aesthetic is long-recognized for its carefully crafted artistry, which has graced the walls, floors, and focal points of homes for centuries. Its signature old-world feel of imperfect textures and intricate geometric patterns has inspired a revival of colorful pattern options married with modern design influence. Mosaics depicting classic trends that create Read More...


October 12th, 2018

How Moroccan Zellige is Made

How Moroccan zellige tiles are made From hard clay to beautiful colored zellige tiles, the handmade ancestral traditions followed by our factory in Fez, Morocco honor the 850 year old tradition of authentic zellige   STEP 1 Finding a good quality clay is extremely important to produce a top quality Moroccan tile. The region of Read More...


October 7th, 2018

The Californian – San Diego

3.5 inch 'Casablanca White' glazed terra-cotta zellige, 3/8 inch thick, 7.69 square feet per box (100 tiles)
      The Californian apartment complex, in the heart of Point Loma, features 81 apartment homes: studios, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom units. Located one mile from Liberty Station, a spot at the Californian guarantees you’ll always be close to the hottest new restaurants, breweries and shops. Our Victory tile is front and center at the Read More...


Moroccan Zellige Tiles 

Jade zellige
    Moroccan tiles are exploding in popularity, and with all of their colorful patterns and gorgeous colorations, it’s not difficult to understand. When looking to make a statement about your style and taste, this is one of the most time-tested and trusted methods available.     The only true challenge is trying to decide Read More...


September 27th, 2018

Encaustic Cement Tiles

2x8 subway 'Black' encaustic cement tile , 5/8 inch thick, 5.28 square feet per box (48 tiles in each box)
Handmade Encaustic Cement Tiles   Homeowners looking to spice up their kitchen, bathroom, or even their outdoor patio areas trust the versatility of encaustic cement tile to make their home stand out. Decorating the interior of your home with the unique patterns and wide range of vivid hues that make cement tile so popular is Read More...


September 12th, 2018


When designing a modern space, color can seem daunting. But a rich, jewel-toned interior with black and gray accents makes an impact. We love a bold, moody interior to offset an otherwise light, airy home. These dark hues can be welcoming and intimate. Especially in the bathroom, dark colors evoke a lavish, spa-like experience. From Read More...


September 7th, 2018

Zellige in the Bathroom

Zellige for the bathroom is on customer shortlists for popular renovation and decor ideas in their homes. This versatile product brightens and elevates the beauty of any bath area it graces with timeless style and handcrafted artisanship. With its ability to complement just about any style you can imagine, it’s never been easier to use Read More...


August 3rd, 2018

What Does “High Fired” Mean?

  “High fired” is a term that’s thrown around a lot in the tile world. High fired tiles are sturdy, stunning, and suitable for so many projects…but what exactly does “high fired” mean? If you’re wondering about the benefits and distinctions of high fired ceramic, don’t worry! We promise you’re not the only one. Clay Read More...


May 24th, 2018


8x8 square 'Greenwich' encaustic cement tile , 5/8 inch thick, 5.28 square feet per box (12 tiles in each box)
      The beauty of cement tile lies in the craftsmanship. Our tile is made by craftsman that have been creating the same tile using a regimented, tried and true process for generations. This tile can be placed almost anywhere—including outdoors.


May 15th, 2018


  During 2018 Milan Design Week, Hermés debuted their new home collection—set in a polychromatic maze of zellige at Museo della Permanente. The invite-only opening evening featured dancers, choreographed by Willi Dorner, interacting with the installation through interpretive dance.           Conceptualized by the art directors of Hermés Maison, Charlotte Macaux Perelman Read More...


May 10th, 2018


Our multi tonal Graphite grey 4×4 zellige is the shimmering, iridescent bathroom tile you never knew you needed!!!                 In the era of self-care, we are all about creating a relaxing ambiance using decor and design. A dark bathroom creates a calming space to wind down from the Read More...


May 3rd, 2018



May 1st, 2018


Victory in white and black hexagonal cement tile from Zia Tile, featured in the work room of Queer Eye on Netflix, furniture and photos from West Elm.


April 28th, 2018




February 17th, 2018

Encaustic Tile 

2x8 subway 'Midnight' encaustic cement tile , 5/8 inch thick, 5.28 square feet per box (48 tiles in each box)
      Trying to breathe new life into a kitchen or bathroom is on the to-do list of many homeowners. Encaustic tile is the more popular option for these types of projects due to its versatility and eye-catching patterns. The endless combinations of patterns and full-spectrum color choices make this style option a no-brainer Read More...


January 18th, 2018

Moroccan Zellige Tile Range and Use

4x4 'Graphite Grey' glazed terra-cotta zellige, 3/8 inch thick, 10.76 square feet per box (100 tiles)4x4 'Graphite Grey' glazed terra-cotta zellige, 3/8 inch thick, 10.76 square feet per box (100 tiles)
Zellige Tiles   Our Zellige Tile is handmade in Morocco using a traditional method passed down by generations of artisans. The collection features a wide array of colors from light basics to deep jewel tones and can be a feature in most indoor and outdoor settings. No two pieces are exactly the same-each zellige tile harbors remarkable texture Read More...


May 16th, 2017

The Versatility of Cement Tile

2x8 subway 'Delta Moon' encaustic cement tile , 5/8 inch thick, 5.28 square feet per box (48 tiles in each box)
    Here at Zia Tile, we get asked this question a lot: “Where can I use cement tile?” The answer is – everywhere! Once sealed, cement tile is the stylish, durable, multipurpose tile that you’ve been looking for.  Great anywhere in your home, inside or out, and equally as ideal in restaurants and retail spaces. Perfect for a Read More...


April 26th, 2017

5 Reasons To Love Encaustic Cement Tiles

Are you on the hunt for the perfect tile for your project? Look no further! Encaustic cement tile is a solid choice – literally. Made carefully by hand by skilled artisans, these tiles are created with the most selective homeowner in mind. While they may cost slightly more than mass-manufactured alternatives, the handcrafted quality provides Read More...



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