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TCNA Makes History With a Powerful Industry-Wide Material Ingredient Guide

The Tile Council of North America (TCNA) released the innovative, first-ever Material Ingredient Guide at Coverings 2021, a collaborative resource that provides the following for materials used by North American tile, mortar, and grout manufacturers: Details about material ingredients Thorough health assessments  Steps toward material ingredient transparency for manufacturers to share their products’ content and…

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Tile Trends and Rising Stars From Coverings 2021

In the weeks preceding Coverings ’21, we explored trending tile styles that we highly anticipated seeing in-person at the show: large hexagon tile, assorted aggregates (terrazzo) tile, green tile, XXL tile, and biophilic styles. Instagram style influencers did not disappoint with sneak peeks at what were indeed this year’s hottest trends on the show floor. Likewise,…

Tiles Help Restore Coral Reefs

You may know that ceramic tile can be used just about anywhere inside and outside your home or business, but even we were surprised to learn that tiles are now flourishing on the seafloor as a solution for coral restoration. Mass Destruction of Coral Reefs Calls for Innovative Problem-Solving Hong Kong’s Hoi Ha Wan Marine…