People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones, but people who live in stone houses are above the law. Acquire an ample supply of ammunition with today's Groupon: for $50, you get $300 worth of tile, stone, and more at Architectural Ceramics. This Groupon is valid at the locations in Rockville, Chevy Chase, Baltimore, Alexandria, and Falls Church.
Listed in the Washingtonian as one of DC's top tile providers, Architectural Ceramics employs trained design consultants to flesh out customers' skeletal designs, creating individualized bathrooms, kitchen back-splashes, fireplaces, and more. Stop by to browse through 25,000 samples with tiles ranging in price from $5 to $40 per square foot, depending on the collection. Oceanside Glasstile ranges from $30 to $40 per square foot, and Sonoma Tilemakers from $20 to $30. Architectural Ceramics's showrooms also feature green options, created by artisans using natural and recycled materials whenever possible. Its consultants stand by to develop prospective redecorators' ideas with conceptual drawings and work hard to make design dreams come true, except for those that involve live bear-skin rugs.
- The top vote-getter for tile, this company has a large selection including stone, ceramic, porcelain, glass, and metal; custom and hand-painted options available. – Cornelia Morrow