Fri.Dec 01, 2023

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Tile of Spain kicks off 2024 “Passport to Creativity” tour

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Miami, Fla.—Tile of Spain, the international brand representing more than 100 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturer’s Association (ASCER), is accepting entries now through December 31, 2023, for the 2024 edition of the “Passport to Creativity” tour. Now in its 12th year, “Passport to Creativity” commemorates the rich history of Spanish ceramics by inviting an exclusive group of architects, interior designers and trade professionals, on a trip to Valencia,

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Developing Non-Reinforced Concrete From Stone Offcuts

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A group of researchers from EPFL, ETH Zurich, and a Geneva-based architecture firm has created a novel form of non-reinforced concrete using stone offcuts. Prototype walls made with clay, lime, and.

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EF Contract launches District, Control II carpet tile

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Dalton—EF Contract is expanding its carpet portfolio with the launch of District and Control II. The latest additions to these lines draw inspiration from the inner workings of technology and urban grids as primary design cues, incorporating color pops and contrasts. District and Control II mark the first time the two products have been introduced to the market as a coordinating pair of 24 x 24 carpet tile systems.

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Evaluation of a Cellulose and Rice Husk-Based Insulation Material for Building Applications

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The construction industry heavily consumes energy and plastic and emits high levels of emissions. Adopting eco-friendly materials holds the potential to reduce its carbon footprint. Image.

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Mills tout significant innovations of 2023

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T echnology and trends went hand in hand in 2023, with carpet mills touting products that deliver on every front. From eco-friendly to advanced stain resistant to luxurious looks and feel, this year’s carpet introductions were designed to impress specialty flooring retailers. Below are some of the highlights: Décor by Fabrica The decorative division of The Dixie Group has brought hand-loomed Jacquard styles to life in 2023.

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Floors & More convention seeks to ‘supercharge’ members

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by Jacqueline Rapisardi Following on the heels of its successful summer convention, Floors & More is gearing up for its 2024 winter conference, scheduled to take place Jan. 22–24 in Las Vegas, two days prior to the start of Surfaces. Based on early registration numbers, the event, promises to be one of the group’s best winter markets yet. “We have 25% more members already registered for this convention than we did for our last show, which was our record in attendance,” said Vinnie Virga Jr.,

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Lauzon bets on hard maple

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Lauzon is betting on hard maple as consumer tastes and demand shift. T here’s no doubt that European oak and domestic red and white oak species have seen high levels of demand over the past few years. And rightly so, given the species’ desirable visual traits and performance attributes. However, there’s another familiar wood species that’s also drawing attention among manufacturers and consumers—hard maple.

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Kährs strengthening U.S. management team

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Altamonte Springs, Fla.—To stay competitive in the dynamic flooring industry, Kährs said it will put more emphasis on direct sales and the strategic partnership of distributors with inventory promoting the Kährs brand. To strengthen that strategy, Kahrs has welcomed Chris Dillon as new CCO for the Kährs residential business segment in America, and Sean Brennan has been named president and COO.

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