GIO’s New Product Review


Trade shows have gone virtual, digital presentations are the norm, and the non-residential … The post GIO’s New Product Review appeared first on Gio Tile. What a year it has been!

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. During this period, Spanish ceramic tile manufacturers have continued to meet their customers’ needs and the international orders dispatch times.


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GIO’s Greatest Product Picks of the Year


As we close this year, we decided to highlight our top 10 products of ’20! It’s our hope that the … The post GIO’s Greatest Product Picks of the Year appeared first on Gio Tile. GIO Product Picks Tile Trends

New Products!

Stone Update

Featured Latest Batch Products New sintered surfaces; limestone-like veneer; improved stone clamps; new low-profile sink clips; expanded grout palette; more.

Product Innovations

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Our Tennessee manufacturing facility, which is one of the most comprehensive in all of America, has the capacity to produce large amounts of this product range. We also have the warehousing capability to store material we manufacture, which makes products such as Urban Wood ideal for architectural specifications that include future roll-outs and other commercial expansions dependent upon using the same material installed in project number one.” Florim’s new Urban Wood.

Coverings 2014 – Top Tile Products

JG Kitchens

This week, I’m going to share some of my favorite products. Last week, I blogged about the top tile trends I spotted at this major US trade show for tile and stone. You can see more of them in last week’s post.). I was super-impressed with the ever-improving quality of wood-look tiles on display at the show. Some I had seen before at Cersaie or Cevisama. Some were from North American brands, and new to me. I’m very pleased to see it being produced closer to home.

The Tile Doctor Introduces Litokol's ZHERORisk Products in the U.S.

The Tile Doctor

The Tile Doctor, a provider of innovative, eco-conscious products and solutions for the tile industry, has debuted ZHERORisk products, a new line of non-toxic, non-corrosive and sustainable products for tile applications. General

Tile of Spain Companies Present the Latest in Products and Innovations at the 38th Edition of CEVISAMA

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain manufacturers returned to Spain earlier this month to bring their latest productions and innovations to CEVISAMA, the International Fair for Ceramic Tiles and Bathroom Furnishings. During the Tile of Spain Press Conference held at CEVISAMA, Vicente Nomdedeu, the president of The Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER), highlighted the 2019 production, sales and exports figures that reflect the strength of Spain’s industrial sector.

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New Product: Factory by Gazzini

United Tile's Blog

Below we’ve partnered the Factory series with other favorites in our collection of locally stocked products. The versatility of this series lends itself to a variety of product pairings. As some nameless flooring prophet once said, “There are two types of concrete floors: the kind that’s cracked and the kind that’s going to crack.”. What a pessimist. Still, we agree with the sentiment. A seamless, poured concrete slab offers a beautiful flooring option.

Sustainability in Spanish tile production: the LIFE Foundrytile project

Tile of Spain USA

Ceramic tile is inherently one of the most sustainable building products available. The main objective of the LIFE Foundrytile project is to repurpose the fine fraction and sands of iron smelting for the production of ceramic tiles. The study arises from the coincidence between the quantities generated from this type of by-products and their composition with the different raw materials used in ceramic production.…

Production Builders vs. Custom Builders: Which is Right for You?

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Custom builders and production builders might seem similar, but they offer different pros and cons. Production Builders . Production builders have semi-custom construction down to an art; they can build hundreds of homes a year. Consider these factors to decide if a production builder makes sense for you. A production builder uses a set catalog of plans. Because production builders build the same homes over and over, they have a better idea of prices.

Hot Product ~ Stone Box Mini

As The Tile Turns

Stone Box Mini faithfully reproduces the grain of natural stone proposed in three color ways. Based on a selection of 36 different types of stones from three quarries blended together by color for superb harmony that gives sustained rhythm to the varying patterns. The real life quartzite sparkle applied in the glazing process further enhances the real life quality of Stone Box Mini.

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New Products

The Tile Shop

We have some exciting new mosiacs to introduce! The Silverthorne Mosaic Collection (Stria, 1" and 1/2"- black slate mixed with glass, already in stores) *Stainless Steel Penny Rounds (in stores later this month) *Stainless Black Steel Stria (in stores later this month) I''ve used the Silverthorne collection in some new stores and upcoming remodels.can''t wait to see this installed! It looks really good with the Marquina Matte wall tile and Antracit floor tile.


CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

The show will showcase inspiring images of tile products and applications, including previews of products that will be unveiled at Coverings 2019, on its social media channels, inviting designers to share their favorite products with the hashtags #NationalTileDay, #Coverings2019 and #WhyTile. Large-Format Tile: As production technology continues to evolve, tiles have become larger and larger – with current styles in up to 60” x 120”.

Kitchen Case Study: Tips and Products that Can Bring Your Design to the Next Level

Kitchens for Living

The post Kitchen Case Study: Tips and Products that Can Bring Your Design to the Next Level appeared first on Artful Kitchens. Designing a kitchen is a bit like solving a puzzle, eventually all the pieces come together and it all makes sense from both a visual as well as a functional perspective. This new kitchen design in Wellington Florida is a great example of that.

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Tile of Spain exhibits cutting-edge product innovations and timeless trends at Coverings 2015

Tile of Spain USA

Coverings, North America’s largest tile and stone exhibition, returns to Orlando, Florida to showcase unique product innovations and emerging market trends. . Miami, FL April 2015 - Tile of Spain , the international brand representing 125 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturer’s Association (ASCER), is pleased to take part in Coverings 2015: The Global Tile & Stone Experience.

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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 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.

Design & Construction Week 2018 – Fine Homebuilding Fave Products Posts

JG Kitchens

The editors of Fine Homebuilding particularly liked these cool new products shown at Design & Construction Week, and asked me to write them up for their website. Here are the posts with their links and photos. More DCW coverage to come! Add lighting to your countertop supports! Photo Courtesy: Federal Brace ). Federal Brace – Your stone countertop typically needs support if extending past the cabinets for serving, dining, reading, etc.

Avente Tile Talk: New Tile Designs, Installation Products from.

Tile Talk

New Tile Designs, Installation Products from Surfaces 2013. event serving the floor covering industry, once again brought together buyers and sellers from around the world to see the latest floor covering products, tools, services and technologies. Here’s a glimpse of what new tile and stone products enjoyed the most visibility by the show’s visitors. Will it be information and product overload? green building products. Product Plug.

2017 Product Recap

United Tile's Blog

We had a fun year filled with product introductions! Which was your favorite? Vallelunga Argenta. Vallelunga Carrara. Equipe Country. Apavisa Hydraulic. Bellavita Elements. Studio S Aria. Plank Bordeaux. Plank Woodlands. Crossville Simpatico. Eleganza Lakestone. Eleganza Loft 2.0. Crossville Altered State. Eleganza Coastline. Eleganza Fabrique. Gazzini Met. Island Pebbles. Studio S Caress. Sant’Agostino Shadebox. General Tile Comments

The best cleaning products for your bathroom

Decorative Materials

Between all the self-proclaimed tile cleaning products and grout cleaning products on the market, it’s hard to know which ones are really the best cleaning products for your bathroom. Tile Trends ProductIs dirty grout and tile in your bathroom cramping your style? You’re not the only one. This article discusses several ways you can clean the stone tile and grout in your bathroom.

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Tile Doctor Introduces Litokol Litosain Cleaner to Its Product Line

The Tile Doctor

Litokol has recently began introducing a new range of detergent and surface treatment products developed and produced with the same attention to quality, performance, and safety as all of their products. General

Litokol Litogrip Floor Joins the Tile Doctor Product Line

The Tile Doctor

The Tile Doctor is bringing new Litokol detergent and surface treatment products to its customers. One of the companyand#39;s newest products, Litogrip Floor, is a water-based non-slip treatment for silica-based materials. General

The Benefits of Hands-Free Products

JG Kitchens

The post The Benefits of Hands-Free Products comes to you courtesy of Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS, MCCWC, Wellness Design Consultant and Author.

Quick Ship Collection: now updated with over 120 products

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain, the international brand representing 125 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER), has updated the Tile of Spain Quick Ship Collection to include 36 companies and over 120 products. An interactive web based tool, the Quick Ship Collection is a select group of tile products from Spanish manufacturers that are available for immediate purchase in the U.S.

Energy Savings of 20% Achieved in Tile of Spain Production Processes

Tile of Spain USA

New Heat Recovery Systems Used in Spanish Tile Production Achieve Energy Savings of 20%. The Spanish ceramic industry has spent the last few years actively looking to decrease energy consumption during the production of ceramic tiles, while production is increasing.… ENDESA, one of the main energy suppliers of Spain, has designed a heat recovery system for Tile of Spain manufacturers that reduces energy bills and CO2 emissions by up to 20%.

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New Products - October 2014

Stone Update

Featured Monthly Reviews Products New premium stone, floor scabbler, laser template integration,low-divide sink, apps and more!

New Product: Sant’Agostino Shadebox

United Tile's Blog

SHADEBOX is a stunning collection of three separate series that all work impeccably together to create one style. SHADELINES is a porcelain body with irregular lines on the surface, creating a wavy and three-dimensional motion. This provides a relief resin effect. This is offered in a 12×24 size in five colors. SHADEWOOD is a porcelain wood look with a metropolitan flavor, resulting in refined and essential beauty.

Design & Construction Week 2018 – Fine Homebuilding Fave Products Posts

JG Kitchens

The editors of Fine Homebuilding particularly liked these cool new products shown at Design & Construction Week, and asked me to write them up for their website. Here are the posts with their links and photos. More DCW coverage to come! Add lighting to your countertop supports! Photo Courtesy: Federal Brace ). Federal Brace – Your stone countertop typically needs support if extending past the cabinets for serving, dining, reading, etc.

Product Benefits That Benefit Pros || James Hardie’s Contractor Alliance Program

Building Moxie

Of course, I didn’t know what this “new” siding product was. James Hardie products now appear on over 8 million homes in North America. *. We’ll learn about the benefits of Hardie products, many you already know, and hopefully, you receive the info you need for deciding whether this Program is a good fit for your organization. *. We [are] the first to know of new products and best practices.”. Product Benefits for HomeOwners Also Benefit Pros.



We are very excited with our new product line of PORCELAIN PAVERS. Please ask any of our associates for more information on this very exciting product. Using the latest manufacturing technology we can now increase diversity in the application of porcelain tiles. These full body porcelain tiles have 2 cm thickness for extreme durability and strength. They also come with a high coefficient of friction, good for slip resistance on wet areas.

GIO Product Picks: Well-Designed Building Products and Accessories for Architects and Designers


And while our role in the design process is to bring you on-trend, sophisticated tile and stone products, along with the full service and quality support your projects deserve, we understand and respect that specifying surfacing solutions is but one component of your multifaceted designs. We see so many beautifully designed building products and accessories that are outside our domain, yet we appreciate their form, function and the contributions they can make to design projects.

Tile of Spain at Coverings 2016: New Product Innovations and Trends

Tile of Spain USA

Tile of Spain , the international brand representing 125 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturer’s Association (ASCER), is pleased to exhibit new product innovations and trends from Spanish tile manufacturers at Coverings 2016 : The Global Tile & Stone Experience. Coverings, North America’s largest tile and stone exhibition, returns to Chicago, Illinois to showcase unique product innovations and emerging market trends.

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Twin Cities New Tile Product Spotlight: Realstone Systems at Rubble Tile

Rubble Tile

Rubble Tile is excited to spotlight a new product line from Realstone Systems. Realstone offers a variety of high quality natural stone products, including wall and flooring panels, tiles and accessories. Their products come in a range of styles, sizes, and color tones, and are perfect for bringing the solid, contemporary style of stone to […].

New Product: Astor Fusion

United Tile's Blog

We’re thrilled to announce the latest and greatest addition to our STOCKED products! Astor Fusion Greys. Fusion by Astor is just what the name implies – a “fusion” of multiple elements to create a visual sensation. Some will see it as stone, others a slate, and some may find certain colors reminiscent of a concrete look. Regardless of your interpretation, this tile will make a beautiful statement.

Top Product Picks for 2016

Decorative Materials

To keep you on top of tile trends and product innovation here are the top products for 2016! This year’s expos proved to once again wow us with not only cutting edge porcelain products but also included state-of-the-art handmade products. Our top product pick is Visions Chevron Wood Porcelain. The color, shape and realistic texture makes this product stand apart.

Spanish tile included in This Old House Top 100 Best New Home Products 2013

Tile of Spain USA

Their Luxury Series tile has been listed in the ‘TOH Top 100 Best New Home Products 2013’ from This Old House magazine. Congratulations to Tile of Spain manufacturer Magna Tile. The DIY-friendly design calls for less grout work and leaves less room for error. The article states that ‘the smaller bricks on these puzzle-piece ceramic tiles effectively lay themselves’. Visit the This Old House website to learn more. … Continue Reading. Blog Magna Magna Luxury TOH Top 100

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GranQuartz Acquires Regent Stone Products

Stone Update

Distributor addition is in line with parent holding company’s strategy. Featured Company Insider News


Decorative Materials

Per Tile Maven, Margot Hampleman, her top product pick from Coverings 2016 was the below homage to hand painted tiles, one of her all time favorites. Tile Trends ProductThis collection reminds her of "the old beautiful tiles from the Almalfi Coast but with a modern twist.".

NAC Products Unveils New Website

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Akron,OH–April24,2014–National Applied Construction(NAC)Products, Inc., This is the latest addition to the NAC Products brand identity progression that began last year with our 30th anniversary celebration and the release of the 2013 NAC calendar “Classic Vehicles from the Tile Industry.”. NAC also offers companion products such as primer, sealant, tape and ready-to-install kits. PRContact: DavidHanna,NACProducts,Inc.MarketingManager. 330.644.3117,

Why We Trust Noble Company’s Tile Installation Products

Conestoga Tile Blog

That’s why Conestoga Tile trusts Noble Company tile installation products on all the projects we complete. Source: From the sheet membranes to the shower drains, we rely upon these products to ensure our finished work doesn’t have leaks, cracks, or any other issues. Further, Noble’s product lines are highly diversified. This allows us to use Noble products throughout the installation. Laying tile is an art form.

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H.B. Fuller Company Acquires ProSpec® Construction Products

CTDA's Tiledealer Blog

Fuller Company (NYSE: FUL ) announced today that it has acquired ProSpec ® Construction Products, which is a provider of tile and stone installation products. Fuller’s product offerings and enables lower-cost and better service to customers through a larger manufacturing footprint. Fuller’s North America Construction Products operating segment.

New Product: BrickLane by Marca Corona

United Tile's Blog

We’ve recently introduced several new and exciting additions to our stocking products. BrickLane General Tile Comments Marca Corona Stocking Products Brick Crossville Eleganza Flaviker Industrial New Products Pairings Plank Speakeasy Urban Concrete VareseOne of our (and our customers) favorites is BrickLane by Marca Corona. One of the great rewards of restoring old buildings is working with surfaces built decades or even hundreds of years ago.