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    Ceramics of Italy present top tile trends for 2018

Ceramics of Italy present top tile trends for 2018

New York, N.Y.—Ceramics of Italy has gathered the top tile trends dominating the booths at Cersaie, the world’s largest exhibition of ceramic tile and sanitaryware furnishings. Following are the top 10 trends. Botanical. While floral designs have been around since decorative tile was invented, botanical is a new trend reflecting two movements in the design industry. The first is a focus on health and wellness and the incorporation of the

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    Crossville Bohemia collection empowers boho-chic style

Crossville Bohemia collection empowers boho-chic style

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville has launched Bohemia, the brand’s latest porcelain tile collection. Taking inspiration from the history and spirit of nomadic cultures, the line offers unconventional takes on texture and color. The versatility of sizes and hues empowers designers to incorporate boho-chic styles and adventurous, textile-like touches into their customized tile designs. “We’re excited to see Bohemia usher in new opportunities for designers to tap into their individual styles,” said Lindsey

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    Iris Ceramica, Diesel Living partner for new Italian tile collections

Iris Ceramica, Diesel Living partner for new Italian tile collections

Chicago—Iris Ceramica, a Fiandre Group brand, teamed up with the lifestyle fashion brand Diesel Living to present their collaboration of new floor and wall solutions, inspired by industrial and modern urban design trends. Debuting for the first time in the U.S., the seven new eclectic ceramic and porcelain collections are Fence, Ribbed, Ribbed Oxide, Arizona Concrete, Grunge Concrete, Combustion Crackle and Shades of Blinds. Along with Diesel’s global fashion savvy and

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    Crossville launches new gauged porcelain tile panel collections

Crossville launches new gauged porcelain tile panel collections

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville has announced the introduction of two gauged porcelain tile products: Calce and Cava. Neutral colors and delicate nuances mark the face of Calce, a line inspired by wet plaster and concrete. The combination results in a soft, chalky visual that is both sophisticated and contemporary. Calce comes in six colors: Bianco, Avorio, Grigio, Tortora, Antracite and Nero. It is available in 3+mm thickness for wall use and is

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    Crossville releases 2016 recycling program milestones

Crossville releases 2016 recycling program milestones

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville, a domestic tile manufacturer, has recycled 21,131,930 pounds of fired porcelain in 2016, bringing the company’s cumulative recycling total to just over 91 million pounds since the 2009 launch of the Tile Take-Back program and subsequent TOTO USA recycling partnership. Through Tile Take-Back, Crossville is able to recycle previously installed tile collected from its distribution network, as well as scraps that result from tile cutting during installation, sizing

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    Bostik-sponsored Design ‘N Gather gains new partners

Bostik-sponsored Design ‘N Gather gains new partners

Wauwatosa, Wis.—Bostik, a world leader in specialty adhesives and installation systems for building construction, has announced that Crossville and Bedrosians—two iconic tile industry companies—will be partnering in Design ‘N Gather (DNG), the annual global tile mosaic design competition created by Artaic—Innovative Mosaic and sponsored by Bostik. DNG has invited architects, designers and mosaic design enthusiasts to submit ultra-creative mosaic interpretations for a larger-than-life mosaic “Selfie Studio” mural to be permanently

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    Arley’s 10th annual tile & stone expo slated for June 12

Arley’s 10th annual tile & stone expo slated for June 12

Arley Wholesale, a family-owned, third generation wholesale supplier of ceramic, porcelain, stone, glass mosaic tiles and installation materials, will host its Tenth Annual Arley Wholesale Tile & Stone Exposition on Tuesday, June 12, 2012. Taking place at the classic Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the Expo opens at 10 a.m. and winds down around 5 p.m. on Tuesday evening, closing out a three-day celebration that includes the hugely

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    Porcelanosa opening Maryland showroom

Porcelanosa opening Maryland showroom

RAMSEY, N.J.—Porcelanosa will open a new showroom in Bethesda, Md., this month and will host a cocktail party on Nov. 17 to celebrate the opening of the new store. Cocktails, dinner, and live music make up this free event with executives from Porcelanosa and some very special guests, including international top model Valeria Mazza, who will be hosting the event.

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    Marazzi on “I Hate My Bath”

Marazzi on “I Hate My Bath”

DALLAS—Marazzi’s Stone Collection in porcelain was requested by DIY Network’s “I Hate My Bath” and is being featured in upcoming episodes. Host Jeff Devlin will lead the transformation of a couple’s bathroom using Stone Collection’s large-format, rectified beauty to its fullest advantage.

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    Ragno USA debuts new website

Ragno USA debuts new website

SUNNYVALE, TEXAS—Ragno USA debuted its new marketing campaign and website. During the summer, Ragno USA’s Live Inspired makeover of marketing materials was introduced worldwide on the company’s re-imagined website. Following the initial launch, Ragno sought input from customers as well as internal users to make adjustments that make the site even more useful and easy-to-navigate. The result is an even more intuitive, information-packed resource.

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Cersaie attracts 113,165 total visitors

BOLOGNA, ITALY—Cersaie has once again confirmed its world leadership position in the field of ceramic tile and bathroom furnishing trade fairs. After selling out all the floor space in the Bologna Exhibition Centre five months before the event (965 exhibitors from 31 countries, including 265 non-Italian companies), the show’s strength was further bolstered by its number of visitors.

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Aspecta by Metroflor translates Declare labels

Norwalk, Conn.—Metroflor has published all the Declare labels for its Aspecta LVT commercial range in five languages: Spanish, French, Italian, German and Dutch. Rochelle Routman, Metroflor chief sustainability officer, who

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NeoCon celebrates 50 years of tomorrow’s design

Chicago—Registration is now open for the 50th edition of NeoCon, the world’s leading platform and most important event of the year for the commercial design industry. NeoCon 50 will take

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Couristan bolsters sales team

Fort Lee, N.J.—As Couristan prepares for an explosive 2018 and the launch of several new collections at Surfaces 2018, the company has hired two leading residential floor coverings sales executives

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