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Natural stone 101: Understanding the basics

Floor Covering News

Natural stone can be a hard product category for some retailers to get into. The product is high-end in nature, due to several factors. While this is no doubt a point in the category’s favor, it can also come across as too “unpredictable” for consumers who are unfamiliar with natural stone.

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Tile of Spain Companies Celebrate Ceramic Excellence at the 40th Anniversary of CEVISAMA

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain manufacturers returned to Valencia, Spain last month for the landmark 40 th edition of CEVISAMA , the International Fair for Ceramic Tiles and Bathroom Furnishings. Spain continues to lead production within the European Union, with over $432 million in domestic ceramic tile sales.

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A Season of Change, Fall Ceramic Trends

Tile of Spain USA

If you’re considering a seasonal update to your home, or a major change in the materials that define your space, read on as we outline this season’s top ceramic trends that are sure to establish an inviting and warm atmosphere: Shades of Nature. The post A Season of Change, Fall Ceramic Trends first appeared on Tile of Spain USA.

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Natural Stone: Opportunity knocks as consumers hunker down

Floor Covering News

The recent boom in the housing market is a boon to the natural stone category. The flooring industry in general, and the natural stone category in particular, is starting to reap the benefits of such activities. Opportunity for natural stone has always been in kitchen and bath. By Megan Salzano.

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How to Install Floor Tile When It's Natural Stone Rather Than Ceramic

Ceramic Tile Education Foundation

If you're considering how to install natural stone floor tile, be aware that there's a significant difference between natural stone and ceramic tile especially when it's over wood framing. This is completely untrue and will many times lead to a very costly replacement. Let's explore in more detail.

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Ceramic: The pros and cons of natural stone

Floor Covering News

When it comes to natural stone, specialty retail has it tough. However, natural stone has its advantages—i.e., In an effort to help retailers in that endeavor, three suppliers gave FCNews their best advice on how to deal with the challenges of natural stone while also tapping the inherent advantages of the category.

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Ceramic Wallpaper

Diary of a Tile Addict

All the impact, pattern, and drama of pasted strips of paper without any of the peeling, warping, or fading – ceramic wallpaper is a magical thing. From Marazzi a series of ultra-thin wall coverings embrace the power of ceramic wallpaper, offering White Deco (7mm) and Momenti (6mm) for versatile design.

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