Coverings 2019 to Host Wide Range of Interactive Onsite Experiences

Coverings, the largest international tile & stone show in North America, will feature a wide range of interactive onsite experiences, including expanded favorites like the Installation & Design Experience and new activations in celebration of its 30th Anniversary. Celebrating three decades of success, the show will feature a range of commemorative displays showcasing the history of Coverings, with interactive opportunities […]

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CTEF Publishes 2019 Tile Certification, Training Schedule

The Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF) which provides education and installer certification for professionals working in the ceramic tile and stone industry has published its schedule for certification and training in 2019. The schedule includes Certified Tile Installer (CTI) hands-on testing as well as three intense, hands-on tile installation training courses held at CTEF’s Pendleton, SC training facility: Understanding & […]

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Coverings Extends CID Awards, Rock Star Competition Deadlines

You now have more time to submit your top projects from the past two years to the 2019 Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards. The CID Awards celebrate outstanding achievements in the design and installation of tile & stone in residential, institutional and commercial projects. Submit your projects before the new deadline of Friday, January 11. Winners receive: Projects displayed […]

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Submissions for the Coverings Installation and Design, Rock Star Awards Now Open

Coverings, the largest international tile & stone show in North America, is now accepting submissions for both the 2019 Coverings Installation and Design (CID) Awards and 2019 Rock Stars Awards. Both programs honor the best and brightest within tile and stone, underscoring Coverings’ mission to support the growth and success of the industry. “Coverings is proud to build awareness for […]

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Call for Entries: 2019 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition

Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Agency are proud to announce the official call for entries for the 2019 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition. Now in its 26th year, the annual awards program recognizes the outstanding work of top North American architects and designers who create imaginative spaces that incorporate the innovative technical and aesthetic […]

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Recognizing Authentic Marble Cement Tiles

Fake cement tiles: a bad, costly decision Guest post by Wilhem Stevens, Original Mission Tile What do we understand when talking about authenticity? For us at Original Mission Tile, authenticity means to keep intact the “essence” of a floor tile that offers a history of more than 100 years — and continues to thrive! Original Mission Tile manufactures cement tiles […]

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NTCA Announces Five Star Contractor Project of the Year Winners

The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA), the world’s largest tile contractor association announced the winners of its sixth annual NTCA Five Star Contractor Project of the Year Awards at Coverings 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. NTCA’s Five Star Contractor Awards were presented for both Commercial and Residential Tile Installations. Many submissions were received and judged via the following criteria: Scope (size […]

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