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Ceramics Conquest: The 2024 “Passport to Creativity” Tour 

Tile of Spain USA

On the 12 th edition of the annual “Passport to Creativity” tour, Tile of Spain USA warmly welcomed a talented cohort of architects, interior designers and journalists to Valencia, Spain, for an immersive dive into the world of Spanish ceramics. Throughout the week-long trip, our guests not only engrossed themselves in Spanish tile from a design perspective but also from a historic and fabrication viewpoint as well.

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From Bullnose to Metal Transition Profiles: CTI Hands-On Test Evolves

Ceramic Tile Education Foundation

CTEF has evolved the Certified Tile Installer (CTI ) hands-on test with a transition from bullnose to metal transition profiles. In this article, I'll share perspective on the change as, by now, you may have seen and heard about it.

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Portobello America to exhibit at Coverings 2024

Floor Covering News

Atlanta—Portobello America is strengthening its presence at Coverings 2024, held here April 22-25. Visitors can find the company at a larger booth (#7320 in Hall C), and will be treated to a comprehensive showcase of the company’s new portfolio of wall and floor tile collections, encompassing a wide range of formats from large to small. “At Portobello America, we are dedicated to delivering a distinctive portfolio of wall and floor tile complete collections that empower and transform

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Five phenomenal wallpaper/tile combos

Diary of a Tile Addict

Bathrooms are the best place to experiment with colour, pattern, and wacky design. Choices that would overpower a living space you spend a lot of time in can instead become a fun surprise for a fleeting trip to the toilet, adding joy to your everyday and a space to let your creativity run free. For a bit of inspo, here are some fabulous wallpaper/tile combos and what you need to get the look. 1) Abstract Impression This bathroom offers balance.

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Elevate Your Space with the Sherbet Brick Collection at Rubble Tile

Rubble Tile

In the realm of renovation and design, the power of well-chosen materials can transform a simple space into a stunning statement of elegance and style. For those looking for the perfect blend of beauty and versatility, the Sherbet Brick collection from Original Style stands out. The post Elevate Your Space with the Sherbet Brick Collection at Rubble Tile first appeared on Rubble Tile.

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2024 Tile Trends: Panels

Why Tile

Up next on our trends countdown to Coverings 2024 are gauged porcelain tile panels/slabs, often referred to as “porcelain panels.” or “porcelain slabs,” these extra-large format tiles have the ability to make a big statement in any space. Porcelain panels are offered in a vast range of designs — from giant gemstones, to concrete, to… The post 2024 Tile Trends: Panels appeared first on Why Tile.

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Carpet & Tile Warehouse to host all-female CTI Test

Floor Covering News

Vero Beach, Fla.—Carpet & Tile Warehouse, located here, will be hosting an all-female Certified Tile Installer (CTI) Test on International Women’s Day, March 8, 2025. Orientation will be held on Friday, March 7, 2025. The retailer has hosted three tests since 2020 and only one woman has registered. “We would love to see this number grow,” said Deby Winter, owner.

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Induction Cooking Trend Heats Up

JG Kitchens

Whether you're equipping a luxury kitchen and want a 48" pro-style range, or remodeling a tiny condo kitchen, like a good friend of mine in Manhattan is planning to do, there are induction cooking options available to fit your space and needs. The post Induction Cooking Trend Heats Up comes to you courtesy of Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS, MCCWC, Wellness Design Consultant and Author.

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Ep 146: Ask the Show Spring 2024

Life of an Architect

Tracking productivity, Bucket list vacation, Leadership styles, and Learning how to Draw Details. We answer these questions and more today on Ep 146: Ask the Show Spring 2024 The post Ep 146: Ask the Show Spring 2024 first appeared on Life of an Architect. Continue reading Ep 146: Ask the Show Spring 2024 at Life of an Architect. Tracking productivity, Bucket list vacation, Leadership styles, and Learning how to Draw Details.

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Mannington’s Adura vinyl flooring featured on HGTV

Floor Covering News

Salem, N.J.— Mannington’s Adura luxury vinyl flooring will be featured on the upcoming season of HGTV’s hit renovation competition series, “Rock The Block.” “We’re incredibly excited to see designers put their creativity to the test using Adura luxury vinyl floors on ‘Rock The Block,’” said Lori Keith, vice president, residential marketing at Mannington.

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Polyglass to Unveil New Roofing and Waterproofing Products at IIBEC 2024

The A to Z of Building

Polyglass U.S.A., Inc., known for pushing the boundaries of innovation in weather-resistant roofing and sealing technologies, will be at the Phoenix Convention Center for 2024 IIBEC Trade Show, from March 8-11 at booth #417.

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Sanding Concrete Guide: How to Sand Concrete

Onfloor Technology

Concrete is commonly used for various types of flooring, including driveways, patios, and indoor floors. Over time, concrete surfaces can become rough, uneven, or develop cracks. Sanding helps to smooth out these imperfections and create a polished concrete finish.

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Moldings, sundries complete the job

Floor Covering News

When it comes to flooring installation, every part of the process is critical, whether it is stair tread, applicator, flush mount moldings or tape. If anything, these add-on products are must-haves that improve the overall look of the floor while making the installation more functional, attractive and safe. Following are some recent introductions in the accessories category : DuraStair The DuraStair stair tread and riser system by Innovative Flooring Supply is a solution to update older stairw

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NFA kicks off spring meeting in Banff

Floor Covering News

Banff—Members of the National FloorCovering Alliance and its vendor partners gathered last night at the opening reception of its spring meeting here in Alberta, Canada. The 40 NFA members and its 20+ vendors came together for a few days of work and play in this picturesque resort nestled in the Canadian Rockies. Longtime NFA member, Sam Roberts, with his daughter Alex, who recently became CEO of Roberts Carpets and Fine Floors in Houston.

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Latest flooring technology touts high-level innovation

Floor Covering News

Las Vegas— Flooring software technology has made leaps and bounds in recent years, with many firms touting advancements meant to support the flooring retailer and distributor in the successful operation of their businesses. This year’s Surfaces event, held here, saw several of the top flooring software brands launch new iterations of their CRMs, digital marketing technologies as well as digital payment options, plus so much more.

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Tuesday Tips: Taking advantage of WFCA University

Floor Covering News

Dalton—The World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) released a new “Tuesday Tips” this week. In the series, WFCA experts presents short video tips for improving customer service and optimizing staff performance. In the end, it’s all about understanding the importance of being 1% better than your competition. In this week’s “Tuesday Tips ,” Josh Young, membership manager of the WFCA, tells retailers how to create an all-star team with the training from WFCA University.

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Traister receives FCNews’ Lifetime Achievement Award

Floor Covering News

L as V egas —Harold Traister, a 63-year floor covering industry veteran known for his sales acumen, networking ability and mentorship, was honored Feb. 26 with Floor Covering News ’ 12 th annual Al Wahnon Lifetime Achievement Award. The coveted award was presented to Traister by co-publishers Steven Feldman and Dustin Aaronson at the Abbey Carpet & Floor convention here.

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Sustainability in Construction: AI Provides Solution to Building’s Energy Efficiency Without Reconstruction

The A to Z of Building

In the current real estate market, operational costs and sustainability are crucial, particularly after the 116.4% increase in energy prices by the first half of 2023.

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Exclusive: AFS to host training Bootcamp at new state-of-the-art facility

Floor Covering News

The new 265,000-square-foot America’s Floor Source facility. America’s Floor Source (AFS) , one of the largest retailers in the country, is set to host its third and final training Bootcamp alongside Broadlume—this time at AFS’s new state-of-the-art facility in Columbus, Ohio. The in-depth training event is designed to help retailers better their businesses via two days of networking opportunities, in-depth educational sessions and transparency into the operations of AFS’s $200M busi

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