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Clearly, our newest hire knows the tile industry!” Industry Insights Product Information Tile Redi® wins new product award.

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


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 awards, donations and more

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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. Featured Articles Industry Insights

Arizona Tile Honored with Industry Partner Awards

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2014) – Arizona Tile is honored to have been recognized recently by several association partners within our industry. Arizona Tile Supports Industry-Related Organizations. Professional organizations are important to many industries and the stone and tile industry is no exception.

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 white

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. tile design industry refin

Industry News: Promotions, Products & Certifications

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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.

2015 Catalina Industry Report Available

Stone Update

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

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.

2015 Calendar Features Classic Vehicles from the Flooring Industry

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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. Industry Insights Innovations

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. Include lots of industrial accents.

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 white

Tile Industry 2013: Primed for Recovery, Part 1

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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

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.


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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. Editors Columns and Leadership Letters Featured Articles Industry Insights

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.

Tile Industry Launches Inspiration and Education Initiative; Why Tile Debuts Here at Coverings

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Tile Industry Launches Inspiration and Education Initiative; Why Tile Debuts Here at Coverings. Orlando, FL) – The tile industry has united in a marketing and education initiative designed to inspire consumers and provide information on all of tile’s benefits. CTDA Home | Contact Us.

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.

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

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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.

Going industrial?

H.Winter Showroom Blog

As I am sure you are aware, there is a trend in the design industry called industrial. Industrial is about clean lines, simplicity, functionality, and repurposing. Florida Tile Urbanite Concrete The first thing I think of when I hear someone say industrial is concrete.

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).

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

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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.

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.

“I Owe a Lot to This Industry”

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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.

Tile Industry 2013: Primed for Recovery

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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.

Use Metro Tiles To Create An Industrial Style Kitchen

The London Tile Co.

Instead of homely country styles, the latest trend is for sleek, often open plan, industrial style kitchens. For a classic industrial kitchen look go for white bevelled tiles laid in a running bond, or brick, pattern with dark contrasting grout. Hanging pans, utensils and exposed shelving are therefore an important step in achieving the industrial look. These are generally made from stainless steel in keeping with the industrial theme.

Industrial Loft in Amsterdam Gets Contemporary Upgrade

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

This industrial loft in Amsterdam has recently been refurbished by Houtwerk BV – a member of the HIMACS® Quality Club – in collaboration with Witteveen Architects. The presence of HI‑MACS® can be seen in most of the rooms, providing a touch of modernity to an industrial-style dwelling.

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.

A 9-Point Plan for Industry Optimism

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Here are nine reasons why we in the tile industry should be optimistic. Installers are our key partners in the industry, since even the best looking tile won’t look good if the installation is bad. Every once in a while a good pep talk is in order. Housing Starts. The number of housing starts have been steadily improving over the last several months.


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(ALEXANDRIA, VA— March 31, 2016) Coverings , the largest global tile & stone exposition in North America, has scheduled an exceptionally comprehensive conference program of notable and respected speakers to present on a number of topics at the forefront of industry conversation. Shawn McCadden will discuss “Industry Challenges into Opportunities and Opportunities Into Profits.”

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Beer Lovers Will Swoon Over This Industrial Bar Design in Montréal

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Envisioned by Humà design + architecture , Das Bier in an industrial-style bar in Montréal, Canada. ” [Photography courtesy of Humà design + architecture ] What is your favorite element of this industrial bar design?

London Industrial Loft Jazzed Up with Art Details

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Day True recently completed the design of the Shoreditch Loft , a contemporary apartment with industrial influences located in London, UK. The London industrial loft was part of a full house project renovation; the client wanted to completely reorganize the structure of the living areas.

Ceramic Tile Retailer/Wholesaler Cuts Losses, Expands Business with Industry Specific ERP Software

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Ton Holten began in the ceramic tile industry driving tile-laden tractor-trailers for a Dutch forwarding company from the far reaches of two continents back to his native Holland.

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. Apartments Modern Apartment Design post-industrial apartment

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Coverings to Fete Young Industry “Rock Stars”

Stone Update

6 for professionals in the stone and tile industries under age 35. Nominations needed by Feb. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events

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Industrial Kitchen Table Review


People prefer to have industrial kitchen table in their home today. They thought that buying vintage table in their kitchen is best industrial table for them. It gives fresh performance of your industrial kitchen table. Other commercial industrial kitchen table is country table.

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 Ideas Industrial- Eclectic Restaurant

Bigger Is Better: Large Format Porcelain Tile

Architectural Ceramics

It’s on trend on fits with the industrial surroundings. To view more special order field tile sizes and trims from the Industry Collection, download a Data Sheet here. Industry. Our Industry Collection , adds a fabric-like texture that lends itself to a more modern look.