Tile, Stone Appreciation Days to be Featured During Coverings 2015

Coverings, the largest tile and stone exhibition in North America, has announced the return of its “Appreciation Days,” which will feature tailored programming for specific attendee segments, including architects, designers, fabricators, contractors, builders and remodelers. Comprised of guided tours of the show floor and focused education sessions, the Appreciation Days will provide participants with opportunities to further their knowledge alongside […]

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Harvard’s Graduate School experiments with large, thin format tile

Harvard University ceramics project to be featured at CEVISAMA 2015

Tile of Spain — The Material Processes and Systems (MaPS) group at Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) has been experimenting with ceramics. Protoceramics is an ongoing project geared toward producing novel material formations with a special interest in tectonic performance. The project, led by professor of architectural technology program director of the Doctor of Design program Martin Bechthold, […]

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Spanish Tile Trends: Cevisama 2015 Preview

Dune Ceramics

Cevisama is set for Feb. 9-13 in Valencia, Spain. This annual exhibition shines the spotlight on new and upcoming tile designs from Spanish manufacturers. According to our friends at Tile of Spain, “The broad themes that marked the design of ceramic tiles in recent years remain in 2015, but with upgrades imposed by the decorative demands of the times: innovative formats […]

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MAPEI Showcases Work of SAMA Mosaic Artisans

SAMA Gallery at Surfaces 2015

MAPEI is continuing its support of the Society of American Mosaic Artists through a gallery of work displayed in the MAPEI booth at The International Surfaces Event (TISE), being held in Las Vegas, Nevada, on January 21-23. The gallery consists of the work of 20 SAMA members. Each artist used a 12″ x 12″ (30 x 30 cm) base to […]

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Ann Sacks Reveals New Tile Collections

Lux by Ann Sacks

Ann Sacks has unveiled several new tile collections that take inspiration from global looks and designs. There’s the big Reveal, a large-format glass, with additional designs: Geode by Andy Fleishman; Brisé by Ogassian; Lux, a blend of travertine and metallics; Beau Monde with the new Della Mano finish; Olive’s leathered, monochromatic look; and La Palma, from Spain. Check out the details here. […]

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Deadline for Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition Extended

Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition

Sponsored by the Italian Trade Commission and Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics, comprised of 150+ ceramic tile manufacturers), the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition is the longest running contest of its kind. The 2015 edition is open to architects and designers based in North America who have used Italian ceramic or porcelain tile in their residential, institutional and commercial/hospitality […]

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Tile of Spain Announces Passport to Creativity Winners

Tile of Spain, the international brand representing 125 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER), is proud to announce the four winners of the 2015 “Passport to Creativity” contest. The design professionals selected to participate in a 7-day, architectural tour and trip to Spain are: Jonathan Martinez – Senior Designer, Antrobus + Ramirez Gloria Graham […]

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