Recently, a tile company sent me this image of their tile, hoping that I might promote it in one of my articles or perhaps even on this blog. In any given week, I might get dozens of press releases, and I always enjoy seeing what's new in tile.
This image however, is the perfect example of what not to do. The decorative pieces aren't horrible, I don't love the field tile, but the installation--shudder! Would it really have been so difficult to drop the center panel a couple of inches?
Last month, I was asked in an interview to give one piece of advice to someone tiling their home. I said, "Hire a qualified installer!" Here is the perfect example of why that is so important.