Chinese Tariffs and their Effect on the Tile Industry

Architectural Ceramics

Many people have asked us about how the newly implemented Chinese tariffs will affect the tile and flooring industry. AC Stock Community Industry News Tile Tips Trends china industry industry news tariffs tile industry tile trendsThey wanted us to go into detail about the actual tariffs and their impact. Here it is.

The Spanish Tile Industry Returns to Normal Productive Activity

Tile of Spain USA

Since Friday April10, 2020, the Spanish ceramic tile industry is gradually resuming work after stopping their production activity, following the restrictions set by the Spanish Government to tackle the spread of Covid-19.

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The Spanish Tile Industry Differentiates Itself Through Sustainability

Tile of Spain USA

In recent years the Spanish tile industry has made great strides in reducing production emissions, reducing resource consumption, promoting the circular economy and being over-all more energy efficient. The Spanish sector of ceramic tiles, represented mostly in part by ASCER, is dedicated to improving the environmental impact of member companies’ production processes and ceramic products.

Yes, You Can Use Porcelain Tile in Industrial Style Interiors!

Giotile

Modern industrial interior design is about exposing all that lies beneath to achieve raw, edgy style. The industrial-chic aesthetic, which really took hold in the late 2000s, is still going strong a decade later.

Industry News

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Clearly, our newest hire knows the tile industry!” Industry Insights Product Information Tile Redi® wins new product award. Tile Redi®, world-leading manufacturer and marketer of pre-formed, one-piece shower pans and related accessories, received the award for “Surfaces 2013 Best New Product” sponsored by Floor Tends and Tile magazines. The winning product, Redi Trench™, is an incredibly exciting marriage of design and function.

Yes, You Can Use Porcelain Tile in Industrial Style Interiors!

Giotile

Modern industrial interior design is about exposing all that lies beneath to achieve raw, edgy style. The industrial-chic aesthetic, which really took hold in the late 2000s, is still going strong a decade later.

Industry Groups Delay Spring Events

Stone Update

Natural Stone Institute, International Surface Fabricators Association, Stone Fabricators Alliance respond to Covid-19. Featured Association Beat News

Iran Strengthens Stone Industry

Stone Update

Featured Industry NewsPlanned tech investments total $200 million to modernize, says deputy minister during Marmomacc.

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Sylvie Atanasio talks about the industry, design, and CTDA

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Talking about the industry: real diamonds or cubic zirconia? The new porcelains that are being produced today are beautiful, the technology is truly amazing and it will allow the ceramic tile industry to capture a larger segment of the hard surface industry. During my time as a board member, I can help strengthen the voice of the CTDA, so that we are seen as a network of help not just for the tile distributors, but really the tile and stone industry as whole.

Design Industry Raw Bath & Sunroom

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Using Refin ‘s Design Industry Raw series for the walls of a shower and the floor of a sunroom. Design Industry Raw is an aged plaster look, but is a premium quality porcelain tile. Design Industry Raw is also available in a 10″x60″ plank from our parent company, Olympia Tile & Stone. tile design industry refin

Industry awards, donations and more

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

The massive cooperative effort included manufacturers, professional tile installers and volunteers across a broad industry spectrum that was initiated and headed by Schluter-Systems’ Territory Manager – Lower Northeast, Rich Citro. Personally, it felt great working side by side with all of these industry professionals helping to improve this facility that does so many great things for critically ill children. Featured Articles Industry Insights Ceracasa wins award.

Arizona Tile Honored with Industry Partner Awards

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

2014) – Arizona Tile is honored to have been recognized recently by several association partners within our industry. This year, Legacy of Design created a new award category to recognize the industry partners whose products are most frequently used by Legacy entrants: The Legacy Winners Circle. Arizona Tile Supports Industry-Related Organizations. Professional organizations are important to many industries and the stone and tile industry is no exception.

2013 Ceramic Tile Industry Update

The Tile Council of North America Blog

economy and ceramic tile industry continued to expand in 2013. Bolstered by the improving construction and housing markets, the U.S. In the residential market new home starts increased for the fourth straight year and were at their highest annual level since 2007. The 925,000 units started in 2013 represented an 18.5% increase from the previous year. TCNA Blog

2015 Catalina Industry Report Available

Stone Update

stone industry: natural, quartz, manufactured. Featured Industry NewsSixth version profiles U.S.

New Industry Products

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Together these colors represent a new and exciting trend that will soon make its mark in the industry. Mingle. Florida Tile has introduced Mingle HDP, a new line that abandons the conventional concept of what a stone installation needs to look like. By dissecting the classic looks of Travertine, Marble and Limestone down to their basic graphical properties, there were elements that, regardless of the pattern, could all work together.

Industrial Chic Baths

The Perfect Bath

Industrial design has hit a new high for American interiors. To further this desired style, the industrial-inspired R.W. Uncategorized Black Design Henry Industrial Lighting palette Roman and Williams Tile whiteWe see it in everything from lighting in restaurants and hotels to hardware on furniture and cabinetry to Waterworks faucets for the bath, bar and kitchen. Atlas collection was designed for us by Roman and Williams and feels very current.

Make Your Kitchen Speak Volumes with an Industrial Style

The London Tile Co.

Industrial style interior design takes its inspiration from old factories and other industrial spaces that in recent years have been converted to lofts and other living spaces. If you like a modern space that speaks volumes, looks both lived-in and laid-back, then this industrial style could be the kitchen design you’ve been looking for. There are many staples of an industrial kitchen style, so take your time to explore what feels right for you and your property.

Surprising Layout Revealed in Industrial Apartment in Russia

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Studio Geometrium completed the design of an industrial apartment with a masculine feel in Kotelniki, Russia. The vertical walls feature clinker bricks for a genuine industrial atmosphere, while the ceiling showcases concrete slabs. The post Surprising Layout Revealed in Industrial Apartment in Russia appeared first on Freshome.com. Decorating Ideas industrial apartment Studio Apartment

Industry News: Promotions, Products & Certifications

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Green Squared, the Tile Council of North America’s third party sustainability certification initiative, is set to help revolutionize the North American tile industry as it is the first program of its kind written exclusively for tiles and tile installation materials. Editors Columns and Leadership Letters Industry Insights Innovations Florida Tile Promotes Barbari & Facca To New Strategic Roles.

Design Industry: Raw & Oxyde from Refin

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Design Industry is the new multi-material collection inspired by urban design and contemporary architectural trends. tile design industry oxyde raw refin It includes two different surfaces offered in a wide range of sizes and colors to exalt the utmost project-planning freedom. Raw has a flaking plaster effect with a heavily variegated design. Oxyde has a oxidized metal look.

Inspired Design: Peace Industry for Heath

Heath Ceramics

And that’s how we felt about working with our long-time friends, Melina and Dodd Raissnia of Peace Industry , San Francisco’s beloved maker of modern felted soft goods, who’ve designed a capsule collection of rugs, baskets and ottomans just for us. Peace Industry for Heath Quilt Rug. The Peace Industry story is one of craftsmanship, geopolitics, and sheer entrepreneurial guts. Peace Industry for Heath Slice Rug. Peace Industry for Heath Slice Rug.

The Spanish Tile Industry Develops a New Sector-Specific Environmental Product Declaration (DAP)

Tile of Spain USA

ASCER has announced the development of a sectorial Environmental Product Declaration (EPD). The technical work has been developed by the Institute of Ceramic Technology (ITC), and the EPD has been registered under the GlobalEPD system of AENOR. The Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) is an internationally recognized initiative – harmonized and comparable among the different countries – that determines the environmental impact of products from the construction sector.

Industrial Kitchens with Alluring Style

Trendir Magazine

When it comes to industrial styling there is nothing quite like it, it’s easy to incorporate, easy to execute and even easier to maintain- thus making it a top contender when you want to create something unique that embraces every personality. Whether it’s subtle or evident, industrial décor could be exactly what your kitchen needs. Here are industrial kitchens with just the right amount of décor. One of the key elements of industrial décor is lighting.

3Q 2013 U.S. Ceramic Tile Industry Update

The Tile Council of North America Blog

economy and ceramic tile industry continued to expand in 3Q 2013. Economic Overview. Bolstered by the improving housing market, the U.S. unemployment continued to steadily decline through 3Q. As of Sept. the rate was at7.2%, down from 7.8% in Sept. 2012 (source: Bureau of Labor Statistics). According to the U.S. Census Bureau, new home starts in Sept. were at a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of873,000 units, up 2.2% from Sept. TCNA Blog

Defining A Style Series: Industrial Design? The Perfect Blend of Old and New

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Industrial design blends vintage and modern styles. Image: Sobleski Shop a similar look: Table | Chair | Crate In the past few years, industrial design has become increasingly popular and it’s easy to see why. Let us prove to you that every room can benefit from a dose of industrial style. Before you know it, you’ll be ready to create an industrial design of your own. Include lots of industrial accents. Industrial design can be an asset in any room.

The Tile Doctor Brings Stainmaster Branded Tile to the Industry

Tile Doctor

Curt Rapp, founder and CEO, says his job is to pursue innovative technology that has the potential of bringing change to the industry. Seeking out unique products in the ceramic and stone arena that it can bring to market is a core value of The Tile Doctor. One product that.

2015 Calendar Features Classic Vehicles from the Flooring Industry

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

the company that introduced the flooring industry to ECB® and crack isolation membrane technology, released their 2015 calendar, “Classic Vehicles from the Flooring Industry” at the Total Solutions Plus show in San Antonio, Texas. The 3rd annual calendar release continues a tradition started with the 2013 calendar that was designed to celebrate NAC’s 30th anniversary and recognize people throughout the flooring industry who have classic vehicles.

Tile Industry 2013: Primed for Recovery, Part 1

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

The tile industry has been through a lot the past five years. Ceramic tile manufacturers and marketers will benefit from these trends, since this sector is more reliant on the builder and commercial markets than other floor coverings industry leaders.”. Industry Insights By Jeffrey Steele.

Economics, Unrest Change Lebanon Stone Industry

Stone Update

Featured Industry NewsCheaper imports, recession and Levant political upheavals alter the business model.

Tile Industry 2013: Primed for Recovery, Part 2

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

In part 1 of this feature on the industry in 2013 (ASHLEY, PLEASE LINK HERE TO PART 1), industry resources affirmed that the continuing housing recovery could mean a good year for ceramic tile and stone. However, after several years of belt-tightening, the industry faces some interesting challenges in an evolving marketplace. Haynes & Company, Jaeckle Wholesale, Shaw Industries, Dancik International and Qfloors. Industry Insights By Jeffrey Steele.

Growing representation from the Spanish tile industry at CERSAIE 2013

Tile of Spain USA

From September 23rd to 27th, the Spanish ceramic industry gathers in Bologna, creating the largest foreign participation in the international fair. 94 Spanish ceramic companies and ancillary industries will participate in the thirty-first edition of the CERSAIE held from September 23 to 27th, 2013 in Bologna, Italy.

Industrial Chic Baths

The Perfect Bath

Industrial design has hit a new high for American interiors. To further this desired style, the industrial-inspired R.W. Uncategorized Black Design Industrial Lighting palette Roman and Williams Tile whiteWe see it in everything from lighting in restaurants and hotels to hardware on furniture and cabinetry to Waterworks faucets for the bath, bar and kitchen. Atlas collection was designed for us by Roman and Williams and feels very current.

Industrial Chic Baths

The Perfect Bath

Industrial design has hit a new high for American interiors. To further this desired style, the industrial-inspired R.W. Uncategorized Black Design Industrial Lighting palette Roman and Williams Tile whiteWe see it in everything from lighting in restaurants and hotels to hardware on furniture and cabinetry to Waterworks faucets for the bath, bar and kitchen. Atlas collection was designed for us by Roman and Williams and feels very current.

FLORIM PRESENTS ITS NEW INDUSTRY 4.0 FACTORY

Ceramics of Italy

plant that sets unprecedented standards in the field of industrial innovation. In 2017, the company opened another example of an Industry 4.0 This awareness and sensitivity are evidenced in the Industry 4.0 L'articolo FLORIM PRESENTS ITS NEW INDUSTRY 4.0 The new Florim factory has been opened in the heart of the Italian ceramic district, in Fiorano Modenese: a 4.0

Post-Industrial Apartment in Warsaw Exhibiting a Clean and Elegant Design [Video]

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

This post-industrial apartment is located in the center of Warsaw in a building of an old factory of silver and bronze which was recently revitalized. This partially dictated the industrial interior design scheme. The post Post-Industrial Apartment in Warsaw Exhibiting a Clean and Elegant Design [Video] appeared first on Freshome.com. Apartments Modern Apartment Design post-industrial apartment

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Why Does the Construction Industry Still Rely on Cement-Based Grout?

The Tile Doctor

If you walk into any random home where there is tile, either on the walls or on the floors, indoors or outdoors, chances are the grout used for the majority of those tile projects will feature cement-based grout. General

Bachelor’s Loft in Russia with Vintage Industrial Charm

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The 472-square-foot crib was converted from industrial premises, without losing its vintage personality. Photos and information provided by Geometrium] The post Bachelor’s Loft in Russia with Vintage Industrial Charm appeared first on Freshome.com. The owner of this apartment in Russia commissioned Geometrium to design a cozy bachelor´s loft. Special materials and finishes like natural stone, brick and wood add to the originality of the living spaces.

TILE INDUSTRY MEMBERS DONATE PRODUCT TO TILE THREE HOMES IN COLORADO

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

CANTON, OH (July 16, 2014) – Five members of the tile industry donated tile and installation materials to tile three Habitat for Humanity homes in Woodland Park, Colorado, in April. Tile Partners for Humanity represents the partnership of tile industry members working to support nonprofit partners like Habitat for Humanity and community outreach centers through donations of tile materials and labor. Editors Columns and Leadership Letters Featured Articles Industry Insights

“I Owe a Lot to This Industry”

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

His grandmother was a tile company employee while expecting Donato’s father, who not only would go on to a long and illustrious tile industry career, but serve as both inspiration and role model for his son’s career in tile. Most importantly, he is the founder of San Diego-based Ceramic Tile and Stone Consultants, and the University of Tile and Stone, a pre-eminent provider of education to industry employees and customers. The ceramic tile and stone industries are unique.

Industrial-Eclectic Restaurant and Events Venue in Craiova, Romania: Smart Pub

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

According to the architects, the design is based on a contemporary eclectic-industrial style. The post Industrial-Eclectic Restaurant and Events Venue in Craiova, Romania: Smart Pub appeared first on Freshome.com. Ideas Industrial- Eclectic Restaurant Bucharest-based studio Yellow Office completed the design and development of a high quality restaurant and events venue near Preajba lake in Craiova, Romania.

Hot Kitchen & Bath Design Trends from Top Industry Magazine

JG Kitchens

Next month will mark six years of writing Trend Spotting for the industry’s leading publication, Kitchen & Bath Design News. Each December, I like to write an annual wrap-up of the year ending and insights from industry leaders for what’s coming up in the new year. (I’ll

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Tile Industry 2013: Primed for Recovery

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Like many industries, tile has been through a lot the past five years. s Donato Pompo, citing findings from Catalina Research, the primary source for ceramic tile industry data, ceramic tile is leading the floor covering sales recovery, as tile manufacturers leverage the rebound in existing home sales and housing starts. If one judges the coming year on the basis of the increases in new home construction, things could start really looking up for the tile industry.

Stone Industry Webinars on Covid-19 Continue Through May

Stone Update

Natural Stone Institute presents Thursday sessions, including one for fabricators/installers on May 7. Featured Association Beat News