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TISE 2024 exceeds expectations

Floor Covering News

Las Vegas—The International Surface Event (TISE) , Informa Markets’ premier exhibition comprised of three world-class trade events, Surfaces, StonExpo and TileExpo, created a bustling sold-out expo hall with palpable energy. The show convened more than 21,000 registered professionals, influencers, designers and architects to experience nearly 700 global and domestic brands.

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Samples and Free Design Consultation

Realstone

Realstone Systems wants to help the project of your dreams come to life. We offer natural stone veneer samples, natural stone tile samples and many other natural stone and porcelain product samples. Need help with your design? We offer a free design consultation with our staff interior designer in out Troy MI showroom or virtually by appointment. SAMPLES To order your samples, go to the PRODUCTS page and navigate to the product of your choice, then select ‘order a sample’ FREE DESIG

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Discover The World’s Most Sustainable Tile

Rubble Tile

Here at Rubble Tile, environmental sustainability is something that we greatly value and celebrate. That’s why we’re so excited to share that one of our tile designers and manufacturers, Mosa, has achieved Cradle to Cradle Certified® Gold certification for 99% of its entire tile collection. The post Discover The World’s Most Sustainable Tile first appeared on Rubble Tile.

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2024 Tile Trends: Organic Grandeur

Why Tile

As the countdown for Coverings 2024 continues, we’ve come to our second of eight 2024 trends: organic grandeur — a style that embodies the essence of nature’s beauty within interior design. Earth’s natural textures, patterns, and colors seamlessly integrate into a range of aesthetics. Pairing organic elements with tile’s craftsmanship and innovative glazing technology allows… The post 2024 Tile Trends: Organic Grandeur appeared first on Why Tile.

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Programs and activations announced for Coverings 2024

Floor Covering News

Atlanta—Coverings, the preeminent international tile and stone exhibition and conference in North America, has released a comprehensive roster of both popular and new onsite activations for Coverings 2024, which will take place April 22-25, 2024, at the Georgia World Congress Center here. The four-day event will deliver global tile displays, industry insights and networking opportunities through a lineup of special programming and show floor features stretching nine miles of tile and global exhi

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Free Samples and Shipping

Realstone

Realstone Systems wants to help the project of your dreams come to life. We offer free natural stone veneer samples, free natural stone tile samples and many other natural stone and porcelain product samples. We also offer free sample shipping for up to three products. Need help with your design? We offer a free design consultation with our staff interior designer in out Troy MI showroom or virtually by appointment.

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Stunning glazed ceramic tiles that add shine and brightness to your interior

Rubble Tile

This month at Rubble Tile, we’re featuring two exciting series from European Porcelain & Ceramics. Their mission is to introduce fabulous European tile lines to showrooms and designers in the U.S. The California and Highland collections fit the bill perfectly. They’re both designed and made in. The post Stunning glazed ceramic tiles that add shine and brightness to your interior first appeared on Rubble Tile.

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Shaw Contract launches Creative Zone carpet tile

Floor Covering News

Cartersville, Ga.—Shaw Contract introduced Creative Zone, a 24 x 24 carpet tile collection inspired by whimsical moments in everyday landscapes, designed with all learning environments in mind. Creative Zone was designed to not only help create inspiring spaces, but also to help establish a commitment to creativity, curiosity and a better, fairer future keeping paramount the experience and futures of learners and teachers.

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Tile and Stone Near Me – Stone and Tile Showroom in Troy Michigan

Realstone

In Southeast Michigan, Transform Your Space with Versatile Stone, and Tile from Realstone Systems Introduction Looking for the perfect stone or tile for your fireplace , indoor accent wall, exterior walls , kitchens , showers, or backsplashes in Michigan or northern Ohio? Realstone Systems has got you covered! With a broad selection suitable for both residential and commercial projects, this guide will help you discover the versatile options available that can transform any space into a beau

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Black History Month Post: Wellness Design in the African American Community

JG Kitchens

This one celebrates Black History Month with a look at wellness design in the African American community. I interviewed professionals across disciplines and geography for their takes on what their clients are prioritizing. I hope you find the their responses as fascinating as I did. The post Black History Month Post: Wellness Design in the African American Community comes to you courtesy of Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS, MCCWC, Wellness Design Consultant and Author.

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Ep 145: Delegated Design

Life of an Architect

If you have ever wondered what Delegated Design and Design Assist mean and how the distinction between the two could impact you and your liability and responsibility then this is a good resource of information as we break it down and discuss it in fairly simple terms. The post Ep 145: Delegated Design first appeared on Life of an Architect. Continue reading Ep 145: Delegated Design at Life of an Architect.

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Decocer to exhibit at Cevisama

Floor Covering News

Valencia, Spain—Decocer will be exhibiting at Cevisama, a premier ceramics fair, which will be held here Feb. 26-March 2, 2024. Decocer is known for its small-sized tiles , which it designs and manufactures exclusively and custom-makes for manufacturers, distributors and specifiers all over the world. For the new spring season, the unique 5 x 50cm geometry takes center stage, with a wide variety of effects, designs, colors and finishes.

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Natural Stone Veneer Estate Stone Carbon and White Birch

Realstone

To create our latest Realstone product we took our most popular stone color and our most popular pattern and paired them together to create White Birch Estate Stone and Carbon Estate Stone. Our customers love the soft gray color and striations of the gorgeous White Birch limestone and the unique matte finish perfect for accent walls and residential house exteriors.

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The Irish Setter Fifty, a review

Kitchen and Residential Design

A few weeks ago I received a pair of Irish Setter Fifty boots from Irish Setter in exchange for an honest and candid review. To quote the Irish Setter website: The 6-inch leather Setter Fifty boot is inspired by the original Irish Setter that became a top-seller in the 1950s. Fully updated for a new era, it features sustainably sourced full-grain leather, an outsole made from 51% post-industrial materials and Goodyear Welt construction that is both durable and resoleable.

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Scaling Success: Growing Your Decorative Concrete Contracting Business

Onfloor Technology

Decorative concrete is a highly versatile and durable flooring option that has become increasingly popular in recent years. With its ability to mimic the appearance of more expensive materials, such as marble or granite, decorative concrete has become a go-to choice for homeowners and businesses alike.

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Jeff Lorberbaum receives 2024 Spirit of Life Award

Floor Covering News

Las Vegas—On February 26, City of Hope, one of the largest cancer research and treatment organizations in the United States, honored Jeff Lorberbaum, CEO of Mohawk Industries, along with Kevin Campbell, president of Moen Americas, and Tom Koos, president and CEO of PrimeSource Brands, with the prestigious Spirit of Life Award. The honorees are selected by City of Hope’s National Hardware/Homebuilding Industry group for their dedication to philanthropy and humanitarian accomplishments.

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Louisville Tile promotes Kristine Gaines to CFO

Floor Covering News

Kristine Gaines Louisville, Tenn.—Louisville Tile has promoted Kristine Gaines to the position of chief financial officer. Gaines offers a wealth of financial expertise and a proven track record within the company. As CFO, Gaines will oversee financial operations, driving fiscal strategies and providing insightful financial guidance to support the company’s continued growth and success.

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Tarkett launches expanded carpet QuickShip program

Floor Covering News

Solon, Ohio—Tarkett is making more of its commercial product catalogue available for fast delivery through its updated QuickShip program. Dealers, architects and designers now have access to a curated selection of 73 soft surface products that can be shipped to anywhere in the country within five working days. “The time pressures of today’s commercial project schedules coupled with lingering supply chain challenges have made it more important than ever to make our products available to our custo

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Tarkett launches Johnsonite Color of the Year program

Floor Covering News

Solon, Ohio—Demonstrative of its leadership in color, Johnsonite has launched a new Color of the Year program, aimed at bringing new palette inspiration to customers’ designs. “We know that color is crucial to the craft of design,” said Paul Young, senior vice president of product innovation and design for Tarkett North America. “That’s why we speak color, bringing care and expertise to ensure your colors are always right.

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Retailers React: What are you doing to help ease the installation crisis?

Floor Covering News

Every two weeks, FCNews seeks out flooring retailers across the country to offer their advice on hot topics of the day. This week, we asked: What are you doing to help ease the installation crisis? Here are their responses: We have a good relationship with most schools in our county. We ask that any young man graduating high school who is interested in learning a trade to contact us.

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CFI expands presence with launch of chapter groups

Floor Covering News

Dalton—The Certified Flooring Installers (CFI) announced the launch of chapter groups in several states, marking a strategic expansion to enhance collaboration, education and networking opportunities within the flooring community. “We are thrilled to embark on this exhilarating journey of expansion with the launch of Certified Flooring Installers (CFI) chapter groups,” said Steve Abernathy, who serves as both COO of WFCA and executive director of CFI.

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Shaw Industries named 2024 Training APEX Award winner

Floor Covering News

Dalton—Shaw Industries has been named a 2024 Training APEX Award winner by Training magazine. As the only flooring manufacturer awarded, Shaw aims to create an environment where associates can pursue their passions through a wide range of career disciplines and gives them the tools and resources to succeed. This marks Shaw’s 20 th consecutive year on this list , largely attributed to the company’s focus on being clear and transparent about the knowledge, experience, competencies and person

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Tuesday Tips: How to successfully sell the customer

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 ,” Tom Jennings reminds retailers that when it comes to convincing customers, you can’t change people’s minds, only they can do that.

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NAFCD executive director Kevin Gammonley to retire

Floor Covering News

Kevin Gammonley Chicago—After more than ten years of service, The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD) has announced that executive director Kevin Gammonley will be retiring from the association effective June 30, 2024. “We are honored to be part of Kevin’s longstanding career,” said 2024 NAFCD president, Dori Blitzstein. “We could not have had a more thoughtful and committed partner to help us in our association’s growth and development of our vision.

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Wayfair to open expansive brick-and-mortar location

Floor Covering News

After a two-year wait and rescheduled opening date, Wayfair is unveiling its first expansive store under the flagship brand in Chicagoland next spring. The 150,000-square-foot megastore at Edens Plaza in Wilmette marks the home furnishings giant’s move beyond an online-only sales strategy and into brick-and-mortar in a more significant way. The choice of location builds upon the positive response from Wayfair’s first brick-and-mortar store opening under the specialty home goods brand, Joss 

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Laticrete introduces NXT Level Plus Lite

Floor Covering News

Bethany, Conn.—Laticrete, a leading manufacturer of construction solutions for the building industry, has launched NXT Level Plus Lite, a new self-leveling underlayment (SLU) designed for a wide range of interior projects. NXT Level Plus Lite’s lightweight formula offers contractors and installers a solution to projects with load-bearing concerns, diverse substrates found in residential and commercial spaces like hospitals, hotels and high-rises, and improved installation efficiency and sa

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Combating credit surcharges

Floor Covering News

If you can’t beat ’em (the blood-thirsty credit card companies, that is), then you’ll need to learn how to pass along the fees they’re charging you onto your customers. That advice—while it seems counterintuitive—comes from experts who say it’s the best way to defray the high cost of financing. Just ask Eric Thompson, president of Satolli Carpet & Floor Covering, Warren, Ohio.