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Bathroom Tile Trends: 2022

Designing a new bathroom, or simply refreshing an existing space? Either way, browsing the latest bathroom tile trends is a great place to start. Tile bathroom trends give you not only insight into what’s popular in interior design, but also a launching point for exploring your own personal aesthetic and preferences. Increasingly, we’ve seen homeowners…

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Rare Mosaic Floor Discovered in London

Archaeologists excavating a construction site in London have uncovered a rare mosaic floor dating to ancient Rome. It’s not uncommon to uncover Roman ruins and artifacts in South London, where the Roman city of Londinium was located. (The Romans ruled Britain from the first to the fifth century and founded the capital of Roman Britannia…

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Tile Trends from Coverings ’22 Showcase Ceramic Tile at Its Best

For this year’s Coverings exhibition, which took place in Las Vegas, the tile trends seen on the showfloor reflect trends we are seeing reverberate across the country and internationally: organic textures, plaster looks, warm stone looks, earthy jewel tones, floor-to-ceiling marble looks, and shapes scaled. Textures Bring Touchability to Trends We’ve seen textures develop beyond…

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Coverings 2022: Health and Beauty on Display

We are excited to announce that Coverings, the most important event of the year for the tile and stone industry, is taking place this week. Manufacturers, distributors, architects, and other industry professionals will all convene in Las Vegas to learn from live presentations and — our favorite part — admire exhibits and new products on…

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The Tile Industry Comes Together to Provide Humanitarian Relief for Ukrainian Children

UPDATED 4.12.2022 In response to information from industry colleagues in Ukraine, the North American tile industry launched a fundraiser to support Save the Children’s humanitarian efforts in the region. Save the Children is a top-rated global humanitarian organization that has been working in Ukraine since 2014.  TILE$4UkrainianChildren is an industry-wide fundraiser co-sponsored by: Tile Council…

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2022 Tile Trends: Warm Stones

It’s the last week of our National Tile Day celebration. That means we have just one week until Coverings 2022! Have we saved the best for last?  Last, but not least, we’re highlighting warm stone looks. Stone looks are a great way to add natural allure and texture to a space. And with the general…

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2022 Tile Trends: Organic Texture

As we continue our celebration of National Tile Day and countdown to Coverings 2022, we have another 2022 tile trend to share with you. This week, we are focusing on tile with organic textures. While textured tile has been trending for a while, this year is somewhat different. Unlike the angular geometric patterns and textures…

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A Significant Step Forward to Reduce Slip and Fall Incidents

For the first time ever, manufacturers of hard flooring materials have standardized criteria they can use to communicate possible areas of use for flooring based on the slip resistance characteristics of their products.  ANSI A326.3 is the American National Standard Test Method for Measuring Dynamic Coefficient of Friction of Hard Surface Flooring Materials. The standard…

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2022 Tile Trends: Earthy Jewel Tones

It’s the fourth week of our National Tile Day celebration and countdown to Coverings 2022.  After so much time spent indoors the past couple years, people are gravitating toward earth tones and a desire to connect with nature. We’re inviting more natural colors into the home and onto the walls, floors, and other surfaces. At…

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2022 Tile Trends: Shapes Scaled

For those of you who have been following along with our National Tile Day celebration, we’re on our third trend counting down to Coverings 2022.  For those who are just joining us, we’ve been sharing a new 2022 tile trend each week. This week, we’re going big…and small.  Last year brought us oversized hexagons, and…

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2022 Tile Trends: Floor-to-Ceiling Marble Looks

Our celebration of National Tile Day and countdown to Coverings 2022 continues into its second week with another 2022 tile trend. And this week’s trend is sure to impress with its striking designs and equally striking size. That’s right, it’s floor-to-ceiling marble looks. Defined by a sense of movement and grandeur, these tiles are full…

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2022 Tile Trends: Plaster Looks

Happy National Tile Day! Each National Tile Day, Why Tile celebrates by starting a countdown. Every week leading up to Coverings, the preeminent event of the North American tile and stone industry, we share one of the tile trends we expect to see this year. These up-and-coming tile trends will be on show at Coverings…

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Ceramic Tile: A Healthy Choice for a Healthy Planet

With society’s growing concern for health, we’re scrutinizing the standards of the past and setting the bar higher when it comes to the building products and practices we use in our homes.  Forward-thinking consumers of today realize that health encompasses more than just a clean appearance — that a product shouldn’t be considered “healthy” unless…

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2022 Colors of the Year

Every 2022 Color of the Year From the Top Color Experts

Every year, color experts and paint companies choose a color or color palette they feel best represents the current time. While their choices often go on to influence interior decor, design, and fashion, they’re based on much more than trending aesthetic preferences, drawing from pop culture, technology, and even world events. For example, Pantone’s 2021…

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