It’s a Dog’s Life: Fabulous Habits of Oceanside Glasstile Pets

They are cute and cuddly and always willing to listen. At Oceanside Glasstile we are fortunate to work at a corporate office that allows our well behaved furry friends to join us at our desks. Today on #dressupyourpetday we celebrate the dogs of Oceanside Glasstile. From wearing bandanas to whole outfits, we cherish our hard-working, lovable pets!

The dogs at Oceanside Glasstile…



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Oceanside Glasstile Lightens Up This Spring

New Colors Create Infinite Possibilities

 Carlsbad, Calif. – Immediate Release – This May Oceanside Glasstile is playing with subtle hues for their Spring Launch 2015. Following up the warm reception from last fall’s launch of “newtrals”, Oceanside Glasstile introduces three new translucent glass colors to their palette – Infinite, Sandbar, and Silverlight – as well as three new blends – Cosmopolitan, Champagne, and Magnetic.

The muted palette – a sandy beach where ocean skies meet the silver horizon – evokes peace and well being. “We’re opening up new design possibilities to create flowing gradients and tonal variations within the ‘lighter is lovelier’ trend,” shares Johnny Marckx, Executive Vice President. Infinitely customizable – relax with some play time on our blend tools. These friendly gems could make an appearance in your next project. Available in three finishes – Iridescent, Non-Iridescent, and Matte – Silverlight, Infinite, and Sandbar are the translucent neutrals you’ve been looking for.

Beach Tile

These same colors also inspired three new blends. Cosmopolitan is a modernists dream with its soft grey palette; while Magnetic plays up the blue undertones in the coolest of greys. Champagne’s effervescent warmth is like its namesake captured in glass. Cathy Aroz, Design + Merchandising Visionary calls the new blends “subtle, sophisticated, and classic” – a perfect addition to your installation.

           Cosmopolitan                                  Magnetic                               Champagne

All Color needs Form, so we included a new (well, old) shape to the Muse mosaic collection. This character is a six-sided chameleon – Hexagon in all its classic glory is finding new interpretations in the modern meets retro movement. Now that it’s back to claim its rightful place at the pattern party, we wanted to put our color into this simple and joyful motif.

Oceanside Glasstile’s Muse collection gains a new pattern with the release of a clean edge 1-5/8” Hexagon. While the Tessera collection’s rustic edge 1 ¾” Hexagon has been a staple of the Oceanside Glasstile catalog, the new Muse Hexagon brings a refreshing take on this versatile shape. Johnny Marckx, Executive Vice President shared the inspiration behind the Muse Hexagon “it brings balanced proportions with a scale that works in a variety of applications”. Available in any color or blend, Oceanside Glasstile’s Muse Hexagon is the perfect touch of refinement for any residential or commercial project.


Muse Hexagon in Atmosphere

Recycling is in the DNA of Oceanside Glasstile. Each year they melt more than 2 million pounds of post-consumer bottle glass. The result – a gem-like substance crafted into stunning glass tile. They continuously strive for improvements in energy efficiency, and maintain a closed loop manufacturing process where they re-melt all of their own glass trimmings. Manufacturing innovative products with a sustainable process is an important business value, but . . . that’s just where the fun begins. Encouraged by the leadership of the company, Oceanside Glasstile employees support all kinds of causes both near and far. Embracing social responsibility, they find joy in restoring orphanages, building schools, planting new trees and collaborating with the generation of tomorrow. Both home and commercial designs will get a dose of good vibes when they incorporate this environmentally-aware, socially-responsible product into their work-in-progress.


Tessera Pave in Mica

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A Gaggle of Glass Tile Girls

In 2015 Oceanside Glasstile will be coming at you, our favorite and raddest tile fans, with more personality than ever before. Meet the faces and personalities that will be entertaining you with the best of what glass tile, interior design trends, and just good ol’ fashion fun have to offer.

Stephanie Duerden – Brand Manager at Oceanside Glasstile and OceanCare Products

You can call meSdZ! 

How long have you been with OGT: An incredibly fun 8 years.

What is your favorite thing about working with Oceanside Glasstile? That’s easy. The culture. I grew up in Hawaii and by nature I’m accustomed to a very laid back style of life. Oceanside has created a very casual work environment but you would be amazed at how much work this team will crank out. Further, the opportunities here are amazing, the executive team strongly believes in growing it’s employees and I feel I am a true testament to that – I started as an Inside Sales and Support Representative, low and behold 8 years later, I’ve had the opportunity to help lead the marketing initiatives.

What are your favorite hobbies and interests? Travel. Surf. Food. Music. Art. Crafting. Photography. Experiences. Family + Friends.

Favorite Food? If there’s Poke on the menu, I’m ordering it!

What is your favorite Oceanside glass tile? This is so hard. All these products spin my mind on the daily. If I had to pick I would go dimensional field pieces like Flight and Blink and easily the ocean color palette – Bondi, Tide, Sapphire, and Tourmaline.

What can readers expect to see from you in 2015? My goal is to provide our readership and fans with the latest and greatest that OGT has to offer. I also hope to stay on the forefront of the design trends with the help of our amazing design team here.

Favorite Quote: Dream big. Start Small. Have it all.

Taylor Hori – Inside Sales Support at Oceanside Glasstile and OceanCare Products

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You can call me – Tay

How long have you been with OGT: 1.5ish years

What is your favorite thing about working at Oceanside Glasstile? They let me express my individuality!

What are your hobbies and interests? Traveling.  Reading. British men. Corgis. Tattoos. Binge watching Netflix. Concerts/festivals/raves. If there is a fandom for it I’m into it (Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, The Hobbit, Dr. Who, One Direction, Sherlock…)

Favorite Food? All of the above.

What is your favorite Oceanside glass tile? Color = equator because of how gold it can be irid and how soft green the matte is. Stratus! Love the movement.

What can readers expect to see from you in 2015? I’m new to the design world and can’t wait to explore, discover, define, and redefine the aesthetics that resonate with me and our fans. I come in open to anything and appreciating everything.

Favorite Quote: You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. ~ A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh


Kira Ibsen – Regional Account Manager at Oceanside Glasstile and OceanCare Products

Screen Shot 2014-12-02 at 2.46.41 PMYou can call me – Tenacious K

How long have you been at Oceanside Glasstile?  4 years

What is your favorite thing about working at Oceanside Glasstile? Our team of talent I get to call my co-workers, friends, and tile family. I feel very blessed to work alongside some of the most amazing talent in our industry which has fostered great relationships & good times.  Oceanside Glasstile brings me to my highest good, and I am honored to be part of the tribe! #tilefreaksunite #tilefun

What are your hobbies and interests? Play with Cooper (our chocolate lab puppy), cooking for my family & friends, I love a good hike, and digging in the garden!

Favorite Food? Soup!  It feeds my soul.


What is your favorite Oceanside glass tile? Why? Hmmm, this is hard….all of the above?  Tops 3? Gradations, Kaleidoscope, and dimensional field tile…!

What can readers expect to see from you in 2015?  Readers will gain insight on regional trends as well as see various highlights from architects & interior designers (& their firms) featuring amazing installations with Oceanside Glasstile.

 Favorite Quote: “I want to be magic.  I want to touch the heart of the world and make it smile.  I want to be a friend of elves and live in a tree.  Or under a hill.  I want to marry a moonbeam and hear the stars sing.  I don’t want to pretend at magic anymore.  I want to be magic.” Charles de Lint