Achieve Affordable and Practical Marble Beauty with Tile

Tile of Spain USA

The beauty of white marble has an undeniable allure. Now, the Spanish ceramic tile industry has combined high-tech digital printing and purity of pigment with durable, low-maintenance and easy-to-install ceramics – making this precious aesthetic more widely available, affordable and practical.

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Dahnke joins Marble Institute

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

The Marble Institute of America has announced the hiring of Aaron Dahnke to fill the vacated role of Education Manager. We are excited to have Aaron join the team just prior to StonExpo, so he can meet face-to-face many of the industry leaders he will be working with to advance the stone industry’s education program.” Industry Insights

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Switching Gears: AC’s Mosaic Tile Collection

Architectural Ceramics

We hope this industrial-looking water-jet mosaic gets you thinking of installing it in your own home. Photo: AC’s Gears Collection, available in three main options: a honed marble or two matte porcelains. neutral honed marble. Summer is nearly over.

Switching Gears: AC’s Mosaic Tile Collection

Architectural Ceramics

We hope this industrial-looking water-jet mosaic gets you thinking of installing it in your own home. Photo: AC’s Gears Collection, available in three main options: a honed marble or two matte porcelains. neutral honed marble. Summer is nearly over.

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.

30 Marble Bathroom Design Ideas Styling Up Your Private Daily Rituals

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Marble has seen its fair share of creative handling and has become a favorite in many upscale residences throughout the years. Marble bathrooms are not only decadently beautiful, but also an example for guests that good materials find their way back into our homes in every style.

TILE INDUSTRY MEMBERS DONATE PRODUCT TO TILE THREE HOMES IN COLORADO

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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. Daltile, Capco Tile & Stone, and Marino Tile and Marble all donated tile.

Tile with Money in Mind

Architectural Ceramics

From a dime-sized circle to that of a Sacagawea golden dollar coin, these varying circles in Calacatta Gold marble show off the range typical of this stone’s cream, beige and grey well. No matter the inspiration, this collection will give your tile project an industrial edge.

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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.

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.

Expect the Unexpected from Tile Variation

Architectural Ceramics

Thassos, for example, is a white marble that has little variation because instead of veining, it has a crystallized appearance. Here, our Waverly mosaic features Thassos and Crema Marfil marbles. Notice that the white marble is clean and crisp throughout.

“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.

Marble Institute of America Launches Midwest Chapter

StoneDimensions

The Marble Institute of America has announced the Midwest Stone Fabricators Association (MWSFA) will become the MIA Midwest Chapter. Geology in the Natural Stone Industry. Panel Discussion of Key Industry Issues. Jim Hieb of the Marble Institute said, “This is a great opportunity for the MIA to provide strong educational programming to stone professionals in the region.

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.

Quarry Tour Takes Industry to Elberton and Tate Georgia - Brings the Marble Institute of America and Elberton Granite Assocation Together

StoneDimensions

For years, the Marble Institute of America (MIA) has led study tours to quarries around the USA, Canada, and abroad. The origin of this tour took root in June 2013, when the MIA met with the Elberton Granite Association (EGA) board of directors to discuss two important industry initiatives. The attendees, which included stone professionals from fifteen states, also represented a wide cross section of the industry.

Cersaie 2015: Tile Trends From the World

Architectural Ceramics

She opened my eyes wider to the needs of their industry in regards to tiles and bathroom fixtures. The industrial look has been attempted many times. Uncategorized 2015 backsplash bathroom cersaie home design italian marble italian trends kitchen kitchen remodel tile trends

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MIA Releases Stone Industry Health and Safety Handbook

StoneDimensions

The Marble Institute of America (MIA) is proud to announce the release of a new Stone Industry Health and Safety Handbook. The 173 page handbook takes a comprehensive look at OSHA's relationship with the stone industry and describes how businesses can remain in OSHA compliance.

Industrial Garage in Amsterdam Transformed Into Family Home

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The Eastern Islands district in Amsterdam is an industrial area that was home to the city’s shipping industry. ” Industrial elements spice up the interiors. In the kitchen, a cabinet volume with a 20-foot-long marble countertop takes center stage.

MIA Releases Stone Industry Health and Safety Handbook

StoneDimensions

The Marble Institute of America (MIA) is proud to announce the release of a new Stone Industry Health and Safety Handbook. The 173 page handbook takes a comprehensive look at OSHA’s relationship with the stone industry and describes how businesses can remain in OSHA compliance. Review stone industry specific documents and job hazard analyses which should be considered by every employee.

Cersaie 2015: Tile Trends From the World

Architectural Ceramics

She opened my eyes wider to the needs of their industry in regards to tiles and bathroom fixtures. The industrial look has been attempted many times. Uncategorized 2015 backsplash bathroom cersaie home design italian marble italian trends kitchen kitchen remodel tile trends

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Choosing the Best Countertop for Your Kitchen

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Marble is one of the most elegant and sophisticated looking natural stones, making it another frequently chosen material for kitchen countertops. After several years, marble takes on a patina, a look that many people love. With monthly cleaning and sealing, marble can be very resilient.

Tile Installation-Tile Repair-Tile Experts: Tile Excellence: Tumbled.

Tile Excellence

Tumbled marble backsplash completed today total labor cost $310 !! Today I did this Tumbled marble backsplash in Hamilton ma, It took me 4 hours of my time from start to finish and I grouted it as well. I am a production tile guy who gets it done within the bounds of industry standards.

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More from Cersaie 2014

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Evolution Marble – great looking marble look , tops their Timeless line that was one of the first generation ink jet marble lines. Featured Articles Industry Insights From Joseph Lundgren with Joseph Lundgren Consulting. Day 3 & 4. OK day three came and went fast so I reviewed some halls and spent half a day at the show before boarding a train to Verona for Marmomacc, if I find anything interesting I will pass that on. Hall 25.

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Cersaie 2014 Happenings from JLC

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

At first glance concrete looks are back again along with wood looks and beautiful marble collections. LaFaenza – I Marmi a beautiful take on a variety of marble looks, a must see. Atlas – Marvel – Wonderful marble looks! Vallelunga-marble look. Mirage – Jewels – Wow, lots of SKU’s but very nice colors in a marble look. Ceasar – Anima marble look. Featured Articles Industry Insights From Joseph Lundgren with Joespeh Lundgren Consulting. Day 1.

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Vintage Industrial Home for a Couple and Their Three Cats in Taiwan

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

HAO Design Studio completed the design and development of Recall Casa , a charming industrial home design especially envisioned for a couple and their three cats. The designers begun by changing the bright marble floor into concrete flooring, which fully reversed the atmosphere of the space.

2015 Kitchen and Bathroom Design Trends

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Natural marble and granite with honed finishes, along with fabricated stones made to replicate raw finishes, will be seen again and again. Industry Insights Product Information

Great Looks & Installations Start Here!

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Five of the largest organizations representing tile contractors, installers and manufacturers are pleased to announce that eight industry professionals are the first to successfully pass the ACT certification program. Industry Insights Innovations Product Information

Amazing New Colors from Cambria!

Burgin Construction

Blog Construction Orange County, CA Remodeling Remodeling Remodeling Industry Trends Burgin Construction Cambria counter top Counters Countertop Countertops Design Designer Designing Granite Home Home Remodeling Kitchen Marble Orange County Remodel stone

TCNA’s Tile Person of the Year Awarded to Donato Grosser

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

This quickly led to the international tile industry partnership known today as Coverings, which celebrated its twenty-five years of success this year. Grosser is a scholar whose vision and quiet but massive efforts over 40 years have had a transformative effect on the North American tile industry; additionally, through Coverings, funding for the promotion of tile and industry standards work has been possible.” Industry Insights

Visualize, Customize, Realize With Arizona Tile’s Just Design™

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Arizona Tile is one of the largest independently-owned importers of stone in the United States, offering more than 230 varieties of granite, travertine, onyx, slate, marble, limestone and quartz, plus medallions, porcelain tile and other design creations. Industry Insights Innovations

Tile Installation-Tile Repair-Tile Experts: Tile Excellence: Tile.

Tile Excellence

The industry standard states that un-sanded grout be used on grout joints 1/8 or less and sanded grout is used on grout joints 1/8 and larger up to 1/2 inch. 1 inch hexagon marble which can be easily scratched by sanded grout using a rubber float. 2 inch hexagon marble tile with a dot.

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Catalina and CTaSC Announces the Release of the 2013 Stone Report

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

The 2013 Catalina Report on Natural and Manufactured Stone report is an in-depth industry investigation of the $7.3 natural and manufactured stone product industry. The Natural and Manufactured Stone report includes the following important sections that will allow industry companies to analyze the various segments, channels, and trends of the stone industry: • The recovery in residential markets has benefited demand for countertops. Industry Insights Innovations

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DAVID ALLEN COMPANY DONATES SIX LOADS OF FLOORING

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

CANTON, OH (October 20, 2014) – David Allen Company, a leading installer of tile, marble, granite and terrazzo, donated six trucks of flooring to Tile Partners for Humanity (TPFH) from its Washington, D.C., TPFH 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. Green Building Industry Insights

Samsung SDI Launches 'Supreme' Solid Surface that Resembles Natural Marble

The A to Z of Building

” This is the reaction from the customers and those from the industry who visited Samsung SDI (CEO: NamSeong Cho) (KRX:006400),’s premium solid surface “Is this solid surface?”

Universal Design: More than a Boomer Benefit

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stresses Dan Taddei, director of education and certification at the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI). The tile industry is an important player in any discussion of universal design. Industry Resources. National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI).

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Quick Drain Spacer

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Designed in a classic Marble style, the Craftsman DP line features a smooth flat surface that is ideal for residential and light commercial applications. Brian Pistulka, Business Manager for MAPEI America’s Tile & Stone Installation Systems product line, commented enthusiastically on Mapesonic 2: “This patent-pending membrane is the most significant development in the industry that I have seen in my career. Industry Insights Innovations

Tile Installation- Time Vs. Price

Tile Excellence

Unfortunately, many people within the industry are out to get as much as they can for installation jobs. ask chris backsplash bathroom remodeling chris lawson cost do it yourself estimates fair glass tile help help blog kitchen marble questions scam tile excellence tile installation time Hello, First of all, let me apologize. I''m new to all this technology stuff, but I guess my "Welcome to Our Blog" post was supposed to come before I shared stories.

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Mixed mediums: new showroom displays feature fabulous backsplashes!

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Luxury Designs, one of our industry partners, recently remodeled their Fargo showroom and used a number of our products in their vignettes. Combining ceramic with stone and using mosaics that combine glass, marble and mother-of-pearl.

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Diary of a Tile Addict

The halls abounded in excellent examples of the latest in cement-, wood-, marble-, cotto-, and terrazzo-effects, plus a good smattering of geometrics, planks and modern metallics. Cutting-edge industrial processes are combined with painstaking workmanship to create utterly unique collections.

kbculture: Behind the Seen

KB Culture

The marble basin and counter are recessed behind the wooden sides of the vanity; theres absolutely no hint of the stone when seen from across the room. and bath industries, and the founder of KBCULTURE.com. skip to main | skip to sidebar. 04 March 2014. Behind the Seen.

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