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From New York Subway to the Home – History of Subway Tiles

Subway tiles didn’t stay underground for long. Less than a century after their debut in the New York Subway, these 3X6 rectangle tiles are a must-have addition to any residential or commercial property.  With its simple, yet modern design, it’s no wonder subway tiles have lasted the test of time. […]

2018-09-18T12:33:29+00:00 September 13th, 2018|Blog|

Maintaining high Australian stone standards across our range

At Stone & Tile Studio, saying that our range is top standard is not just an empty phrase. There are actual standard ratings that are used in the industry and applied to all the materials we use to make our products. […]

2018-09-18T12:19:04+00:00 September 11th, 2018|Blog|

Modern porcelain tiles that look like stone

Stone is one of the most sought-after materials for styling a home. Despite its lavish appeal, the stone can be time-consuming and costly to maintain. Luckily for home renovators and builders, there’s an alternative that looks just like the real thing but is easier to install, simple to look after and doesn’t come with the [...]

2018-09-18T12:18:37+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Blog, Tile Trends|

Tile talk: The beginners guide to tile terminology

All industries have their own jargon; easy for professionals but bewildering for a newcomer who simply wants to include architectural stone and tile in their new home. To help clear up any confusion on your hunt for luxury tiles, we’ve put together a comprehensive list of tile terms. […]

2018-04-19T11:59:22+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Blog|

5 stunning tile trends set to take centre stage in 2018

Are you on the hunt for the perfect architectural stone and tile to breathe new life into your favourite spaces? We understand that upgrading the tiling in your home is no small decision, so we’ve rounded up some of the hottest designer tiling trends set to dominate in 2018 to get you inspired. […]

2018-04-05T17:02:38+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Blog, Tile Trends|

Our most popular pieces for 2018

When you are planning a renovation or tiling project, one of the most exciting things is to choose tile colours and designs to reflect your lifestyle. The type of stone or tile you choose will have a massive impact on the finished product. If you are ready to upgrade your tiles in 2018, here are [...]

2018-01-23T17:44:01+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Blog, Tile Trends|

Tips for nailing the natural wood tile look with Millelegni

Hardwood floors are the dream flooring of choice in many Australian homes. Yet without proper care and continual treatment, wooden floors are often prone to scratching and wood shrinkage, especially in humid conditions. A better way to achieve the same look is by using wood-look tiles. The great part is, wood-look tiles can be used [...]

2018-03-05T11:19:31+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Blog|

Will sealing my sandstone or limestone make it “salt safe”?

Stone tiles are a high-end material which enhance any home and add value year on year. Limestone and sandstone tiles, in particular, are intriguing to behold, adding depth to living room floors, feature walls and around swimming pools. […]

2018-02-01T15:40:09+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Blog, Indoor Flooring, Outdoor Flooring|

Everything you need to know about Travertine stone tiles

The natural stone, Travertine, has been used in design and architecture for centuries and is recognisable in some of the world’s most famous structures including The Coliseum in Rome, the Basilique Du Sacre Coeur in Paris and The Getty in Los Angeles. […]

2018-02-01T15:39:37+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Blog|

Summer tile trends for your outdoor living space

We’re almost at our favourite season of summer, and now is a great time to start thinking about any renovations you might want to carry out before it gets hot outside! While many people opt for wooden decks, natural stone and tile is a great option for creating a cool-to-the-touch outdoor tile experience that’s strong, [...]

2018-03-05T11:15:16+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Blog, Exterior Paving, Tile Trends|

How to spring clean your outdoor stone and tiles

It’s that time of year again when we break out of our winter rut by pulling the covers off our outdoor furniture and dust of the BBQ for the warmer season. With more time being spent outdoors in the coming months, now is the perfect opportunity to give your outdoor floor and coverings some love [...]

2017-11-08T15:05:54+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Blog, Exterior Paving, Outdoor Flooring|

How to design a modern outdoor BBQ area

As Australians, we spend so much time in our outdoor spaces, so having your entertaining spaces up to standard is typically a top priority coming into the summer months. The ideal outdoor BBQ area needs to be the perfect combination of functional, inviting and weatherproof. So, if you’re ready to overhaul your BBQ space, here [...]

2018-02-22T09:24:33+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Blog, Outdoor Flooring|