A Recap: 2018 Coverings Tile & Stone Show

Architectural Ceramics

Every year, Architectural Ceramics travels to the Coverings Tile & Stone Show to discover new products, meet new industry allies, and strengthen our vendor & customer relationships. // by Betty Sullivan //.

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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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Industry News

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Ames Tile & Stone, in Vancouver provided slab isolation membrane and the NuHeat radiant heating system to enhance the performance of the floors. Clearly, our newest hire knows the tile industry!” Industry Insights Product Information Tile Redi® wins new product award.

Economics, Unrest Change Lebanon Stone Industry

Stone Update

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

Bigger Is Better: Large Format Porcelain Tile

Architectural Ceramics

Ancient Stone. If this blog is about porcelain, then why does the collection’s name say stone? Because porcelains like our Ancient Stone Collection , are made to look like natural stone. It’s on trend on fits with the industrial surroundings. Industry.

Tiles in Disguise: Wood, Brick & Natural Stone Effect Tiles

The London Tile Co.

The latest innovations in the tile manufacturing industry mean that tiles are more popular than ever, thanks to the designs available and the benefits they provide over other materials. These tiles allow you to create the look of natural wood, stone & brick at a fraction of the cost and with little to no maintenance. Stone Effect Tiles. We love the look of natural stone, but the price and level of maintenance can be offputting.

Natural Stone Institute Awards: July Deadline

Stone Update

Entries for 2018 Pinnacle and Industry Recognition honors needed by July 20. Featured Association Beat News

New Industry Products

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Florida Tile has introduced Mingle HDP, a new line that abandons the conventional concept of what a stone installation needs to look like. The result is a concept that uses a combination of multiple stone graphics in the same color. Mingle.

2015 Catalina Industry Report Available

Stone Update

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

Design Industry Raw Bath & Sunroom

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Our friends at Syverson Tile & Stone have shared some great photos of a couple of rooms for which they recently helped design, the material supplied by Kate-Lo Tile & Stone. Using Refin ‘s Design Industry Raw series for the walls of a shower and the floor of a sunroom.

2016 Stone Industry Education Series Set

Stone Update

Stone Summit events set for 10 cities in the United States and Canada from February through October. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events

Canada Fetes Stone Carvers

Stone Update

Featured Industry NewsOntario festival brings artists, public together.

Avente Tile Talk: The Tile and Stone Industry, Social Media and the.

Tile Talk

The Tile and Stone Industry, Social Media and the Value of Pinterest. Therefore, it shouldnt be surprising that Coverings , always a step ahead of other industry-related shows, took the power of Pinterest and literally ran with it! Tuesday, April 2, 2013.

Stone Industry Volunteers Make Reel Time with Vets

Stone Update

Denver-area stone guys offer helping hands to wounded war veterans through fishing, hunting. Featured Stone People Articles

Ceramic Tile And Stone Consultants Launches New Website

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

San Diego, CA – Ceramic Tile and Stone Consultants, Inc. In addition to its business services, the new CTaSC website provides many resources for companies in the tile and stone industries as well as some for consumers. Go to https://ctasc.com/category/industry-statistics/.

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Statements Tile and Stone Announces the Retirement of Steve Calkins Founder of Statements Tile Retires After More than Four Decades in the Industry

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Statements Tile and Stone announces the retirement of Steve Calkins, its founder, original president and CEO. Steve Calkins founded Statements Tile and Stone in 1997 and quickly grew the company into one of the preeminent tile and stone distribution companies in the Pacific Northwest.

ASID Receives Prestigious Stone Industry Award in Spain

Stone Update

Honored for strengthening Spanish stone-industry presence worldwide. Featured Awards Articles

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Stone Industry Education Series Set for 2015

Stone Update

15 for any of the Stone Summits nationwide and receive a 20% discount. Register by Feb. Featured Shows, Seminars, Workshops Events

MIA+BSI Offers Two Scholarships for the Natural Stone Industry

Stone Update

Opportunities for young industry workers to expand knowledge. Featured Association Beat News

New Website Promoting Natural Stone

Stone Update

Featured Industry NewsMIA+BSI launches usenaturalstone.com as part of comprehensive marketing plan.

Tile Industry 2013: Primed for Recovery, Part 1

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

The tile industry has been through a lot the past five years. According to Ceramic Tile and Stone Consultants Inc.‘s Thanks largely to improving designs in wood-look planks, glass, and stone looks, ceramic tile sales have outpaced those of overall floor coverings.

Rockhead Group Leaves No Stone Unturned

Stone Update

Industry trade group promotes joint vendor relationships and business-management guidance among stone fabrication’s top perfomers. Featured Associations News

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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.

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.

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

World Stone Market: $23 Billion in 2014

Stone Update

Production, exports up as China remains volume leader, says latest world stone study. Featured Industry News

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Supplier to Buyer Stone Manual in Development for Global Stone Industry

StoneDimensions

Jeff Matthews stated, “This manual will become an excellent communications tool for the global stone industry and will likely become a companion to the Dimension Stone Design Manual (DSDM)” This project was authorized by the MIA board of directors in 2014.

Catalina and CTaSC Announces the Release of the 2013 Stone Report

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Catalina Research and Ceramic Tile And Stone Consultants (CTaSC) Announces the Release of the. 2013 Catalina Report on Natural and Manufactured Stone. SAN DIEGO (June 27, 2013) - Catalina Research and Ceramic Tile And Stone Consultants, Inc. CTaSC), a national company providing marketing research and business planning services, announced today the release of their 2013 Catalina Report on Natural and Manufactured Stone. natural and manufactured stone product industry.

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Half Subterranean Stone Villa in Italy Overlooks the Ligurian Sea

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

The minimalist interior design scheme highlights organic materials such as timber and stone, in combination with the more industrial concrete flooring and gypsum plaster. Glass openings in the natural stone facades bring in views of the valley and the sea.

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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. Review stone industry specific documents and job hazard analyses which should be considered by every employee.

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.

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. Special materials and finishes like natural stone, brick and wood add to the originality of the living spaces.

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How To Decorate With Lava Stone

Trendir Magazine

Lava stone, lava rock, basalt, and volcanic rock are all igneous rocks that form from erupting Earth magma (lava) by cooling and hardening. Lava stone designs today are as complex as any others, but they also have unique aesthetic.

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“I Owe a Lot to This Industry”

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

One-on-One with Donato Pompo, Ceramic Tile and Stone Consultants. 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. I later worked as a sales manager for Laticrete International for seven years, before founding Ceramic Tile and Stone Consultants (CTaSC) on May 5, 2002.

The Tile Doctor Brings Stainmaster Branded Tile to the Industry

Tile Doctor

Seeking out unique products in the ceramic and stone arena that it can bring to market is a core value of The 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. One product that.

Women in Stone Begin Award, Scholarship

Stone Update

Opportunities will acknowledge and advance women in the stone industry; Sept. 9 entry deadline. Featured Associations News

COVERINGS 2016 CONFERENCE PROGRAMMING PROVIDES COMPETITIVE EDGE THROUGH LEADING INDUSTRY SPEAKERS

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

(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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Interview with Steve Slutzah, President of Westside Tile and Stone of Beverly Hills

Tile Doctor

At The Tile Doctor, we’re on a mission: to promote partners, contractors, designers, and industry professionals who support our vision of providing innovative solutions and products to homeowners. Today we’re proud to feature Steve Slutzah, President of Westside Tile and Stone.

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Women in Stone: Mentorship Program

Stone Update

Pairing will encourage education, building of relationships in the industry. Featured Associations News

Tile Industry 2013: Primed for Recovery

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Like many industries, tile has been through a lot the past five years. According to Ceramic Tile and Stone Consultants Inc.‘s 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. Note: Ceramic Tile and Stone Consultants, Inc. By Jeffrey Steele.