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    Crossville hosts University of Tennessee students to NeoCon

Crossville hosts University of Tennessee students to NeoCon

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville is hosting four students from the University of Tennessee College of Architecture and Design to NeoCon 2018 in Chicago. These students earned the trip by creating winning, tile-focused projects as part of Crossville’s sponsorship of a semester-long design studio held in partnership with the university. The studio, “IARC 372—design development and construction detailing documentation for interior architecture,” provided the company a direct opportunity to educate the next generation

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    Crossville names Shelby Ferriter as Common Thread for the Cure contest winner

Crossville names Shelby Ferriter as Common Thread for the Cure contest winner

Crossville, Tenn.— Crossville Inc. has named Shelby Ferriter as creator of the winning design for the company’s biennial Common Thread for the Cure scarf design contest. Ferriter’s scarf concept, one of five designs that made it to the final round of online voting, garnered the most votes to earn the honored recognition. Her original pattern is being used to produce scarves that will be made available for purchase later this

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    Crossville’s Retro Active 2.0 earns Living Product Challenge Petal Certifications

Crossville’s Retro Active 2.0 earns Living Product Challenge Petal Certifications

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville’s newest tile collection, Retro Active 2.0, is a recipient of the Living Product Challenge Petal Certifications in three categories: place, water and beauty. The Living Product Challenge is a recognition program of the International Living Future Institute. The Living Product Challenge is organized in seven performance areas, known as Petals, with each area consisting of detailed requirements. Retro Active 2.0 was recognized in the following: Place Petal –

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    Crossville debuts Convergence glass mosaic tile collection

Crossville debuts Convergence glass mosaic tile collection

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville has launched Convergence, the brand’s latest glass mosaic tile collection. The new wall line offers the look of end-grain wood captured in rich, jewel tones and cast in polished glass mosaics. Convergence comes in eight vibrant colors: Pearl, Chardonnay, Sepia, Pigeon, Orchid, Indigo, Currant and Peacock. These luxe hues are heightened thanks to the glass casting, creating a naturally sophisticated effect with a lustrous sheen. The 4 x

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    Made in the USA: U.S. suppliers leverage advantages of domestic production

Made in the USA: U.S. suppliers leverage advantages of domestic production

April 30/May 7, 2018: Volume 33, Issue 23 By Mara Bollettieri Many domestic flooring suppliers cite numerous advantages in producing stateside. A huge benefit that Don Finkell, CEO of American OEM, pointed out is the ability to respond quickly to changing design trends in the industry. “We are closer to the market, so we are more aware of consumer preferences,” he explained. “In addition, consumer trends favor locally made products.

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Crossville to host in-booth, show-wide education sessions at Coverings

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville will be offering unique education opportunities at the Coverings tradeshow, including informative sessions live at Booth #7654 as well as sessions offered as part of the show’s education schedule. Crossville’s educational sessions will address the latest trends in commercial and residential design, as well as issues related to technical performance and installation. For anyone unable to attend in person, the sessions will be broadcast via Facebook Live. The

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    Crossville’s Physics collection offers sophisticated update on classic colors

Crossville’s Physics collection offers sophisticated update on classic colors

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville Inc. has launched Physics, a new porcelain tile collection offering a fresh, sophisticated interpretation of a classic visual by incorporating micro-particles for a subtle mingle effect. This domestically-produced line is engineered to provide a clean aesthetic and the powerful performance of porcelain for floors and walls in a range of environments. Physics takes inspiration from natural science through the relationship between matter and motion. The line is calibrated

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    Crossville’s 2017 recycling program milestones

Crossville’s 2017 recycling program milestones

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville Inc. has recycled 23,447,883 pounds of fired porcelain in 2017, bringing the company’s cumulative recycling total to more than 114 million pounds since the 2009 launch of the Tile Take-Back® program and subsequent TOTO USA recycling partnership.   These recycling initiatives are based on the company’s proprietary process for recycling fired porcelain products, including post-consumer materials. Through Tile Take-Back®, Crossville is able to recycle previously installed tile collected

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    Crossville hosts interior designer panel at Surfaces

Crossville hosts interior designer panel at Surfaces

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville will be hosting an interior designer panel discussion with Christopher Kennedy and Kerrie Kelly at booth 5403, Jan. 31, at 10:30 a.m., during The International Surface Event. In addition to the in-booth opportunity, Crossville will be streaming the session on Facebook Live. “We’re excited to offer this unique panel discussion with Christopher Kennedy and Kerrie Kelly, two highly regarded interior designers,” said Lindsey Waldrep, Crossville’s vice president of

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    Crossville unveils 2018 Color Trends look book

Crossville unveils 2018 Color Trends look book

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville has released its 2018 Color Trends look book, forecasting the use of black and rich, shadowy hues in commercial and residential design in the coming year. In addition to visual inspiration for the 2018 color trend, Crossville included quotes from an array of nationally recognized interior designers. “The perspectives of leading designers really put this year’s color trend in context,” said Lindsey Waldrep, vice president of marketing for

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    Designer selects Crossville gauged porcelain tile panels for booth at KBIS

Designer selects Crossville gauged porcelain tile panels for booth at KBIS

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville’s gauged porcelain tile panels are featured in a cutting-edge vignette design in the Perlick Corp. booth (W247) at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Orlando, Jan. 9-11. “I used Crossville’s porcelain tile panels in three colors to create a color blocking effect,” said Arianne Bellizaire, interior designer. “I wanted to tell the story of design trends that work beautifully in the kitchen and beyond. I knew

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    Crossville marks 10th tile installation in specially adapted smart home

Crossville marks 10th tile installation in specially adapted smart home

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville recently celebrated its 10th specially-adapted smart home dedication for the Gary Sinise Foundation’s R.I.S.E program. Throughout the past year, Crossville has donated more than 10,000 square feet of tile for installations in kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms and other spaces inside homes custom-built for wounded veterans and their families. “It’s exciting to know we have contributed to help 10 deserving heroes and their families enjoy the comforts of brand

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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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    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 tile collections featured in Dallas Decorators Showhouse

Crossville tile collections featured in Dallas Decorators Showhouse

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville is participating in the Dallas Decorators Showhouse as a tile supplier and corporate sponsor. This luxury property, presented by Traditional Home, Marina Bay Development, and HGTV personality Donna Moss, is a 7,900 square-foot home located in Southlake, Texas. A portion of proceeds from tour ticket sales and the sale of the home will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. The showhouse will debut at an invitation-only opening gala on Sept.

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Elegant Mosaics welcomes Rachel Moriarty to design program

Elegant Mosaics welcomes the award-winning, leading homestyle expert Rachel Moriarty to its brand. Moriarty will be a key partner to the “Design, Play, Create” program, which Elegant Mosaics created specifically

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Sustainable Surfaces, Hero Flooring receive LGBTBE certification

Las Vegas—Hero Flooring and parent company Sustainable Surfaces have received their certification as LGBT Business Enterprises (LGBTBE) through the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) Supplier Division Initiative. End users who support the LGBT

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wedi North America celebrates U.S. factory grand opening

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