Wow continues to spark imaginations

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

We found this great display of Wow by Colli at Sterling Carpet One in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Showing off dramatic variation of the Autumn colorway, they used a herringbone pattern to create a stunning and dynamic display in their showroom.

Sneak peak: Fargo Resource Center

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone is excited to give you a sneak peek of our new Resource Center in Fargo North Dakota. The Fargo Resource Center is a tool for our wholesale, architectural and design communities to see our extensive product lines.

Meet Kristen Hillrud

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

My name is Kristen Hillrud and I am your new Architectural Rep for Kate-Lo Tile & Stone in North Dakota. My main base is in Fargo, but I will be actively serving the Architect & Design community throughout North Dakota. Greetings!

D’Vine style with Crossville & Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone and industry partner Crossville hosted an evening party on November 20th in Fargo, North Dakota to showcase the exciting new product lines that Crossville has released in the last year.

These Desks Illustrate Why It’s Hard to Buy American

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The … Continue reading → Furniture Products CB2 China Computer Desk European Union Home Office New Balance North Dakota Office Furniture Room & Board Switzerland United States A Swiss business executive once told me that Switzerland manufactures most of its products and doesn’t import much from China. His statement sounded a bit deceiving, so I looked it up and understood what he was trying to say.

Florim’s Galaxy plays a starring role in this bathroom remodel

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

If you are in the Fargo, North Dakota area and are seriously considering remodeling your bathroom, contact Jeff for a quote to see what kind of magic he can perform on your bathroom.

Garden Video from Crossville

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Available exclusively in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota from Kate-Lo Tile & Stone. Garden from Crossville is a porcelain tile collection created specifically for outdoor vertical and horizontal applications.

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850,000 Square-Feet of ARDEX!

The Pulse: Ardex Americas

ARDEX LevelMaster Elite Installer® QC Companies installed 850,000 square feet of ARDEX K 60 and ARDEX V 1200 using the ARDEX POWERFLO at Sanford Medical Fargo in North Dakota!

Summer Blockbusters: New AC Tile Collections

Architectural Ceramics

Dakota. In the 1996 movie Fargo set in North Dakota, actress Francis McDormand portrays her character Marge Gunderson as a police chief whose catch phrases are a little rough around the edges, “don’tcha know.” Lights, camera, action!

Marble Institute of America Launches Midwest Chapter


The goal of the chapter will be to increase educational offerings and networking opportunities to stone professionals in the region (Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin). The Marble Institute of America has announced the Midwest Stone Fabricators Association (MWSFA) will become the MIA Midwest Chapter.

What Is Your State’s Most Popular Design Style? Google Knows!

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Image: Coastal Living Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississipi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee Most popular design style: farmhouse Farmhouse design is alive and well, thanks to the popularity of Chip and Joanna Gaines ‘ show, “Fixer Upper.”

New Midwest Chapter Kicks Off with Two Great Events


We look forward to working with the Midwest Chapter Steering Committee to provide quality events for stone professionals in Iowa, South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Manitoba.” GK Naquin of Stone Interiors facilitates a discussion with Midwest stone fabricators regarding the importance of facility planning. Minnesota Stone Summit attendees take part in discussions regarding industry standards and industry safety.

The Most Searched for Furniture Item in Each State

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

A sectional was one of the two most searched for items, topping the list in Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The TV stand also came in first in seven states, including Illinois, Michigan, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin.

President's Message: Introducing our new president, Dan Rea


I was elected to the MIA Board of Directors in November of 2009, representing Zone 4 (Iowa, Indiana, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin). Hello fellow MIA members. My name is Dan Rea and I have the honor to serve as your MIA President for 2015.