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Covering’s 2019 Tile Trends Report: Art Deco Glam to Retro Color Collections

Covering’s 2019 Tile Trends Report: Art Deco Glam to Retro Color Collections

Covering’s is the premier tile and stone trade show in North America, with more than 9 miles of tile and stone products there’s something for every market and every trend. This year we saw a shift to more aggregate style terrazzo looks, and a full force revival of Art Deco themes and retro color collections. Read on for the trend takeaways from Covering’s 2019!

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Now available at Tile X Design: Trendy and Trusted Italian tile by Tonalite

Now available at Tile X Design: Trendy and Trusted Italian tile by Tonalite

Trending and Traditional Tile Options Tile X Design is pleased to announce the addition of Tonalite to our brand offerings, thus providing our clients some of the widest ranges of design-forward tile collections coming out of Italy. As one of the most respected in the industry, they’ve been a manufacturer of craftsman style ceramic and porcelain tiles since 1974.

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Spec Local, Spec Smart: Why you should buy tile from a dealer instead of online

Spec Local, Spec Smart: Why you should buy tile from a dealer instead of online

We are seeing more Minnesota design professionals go to the internet for product selections and samples. This has led to specifications written to the benefit of out-of-state suppliers who are not even authorized to promote the products in our state. These designers may be saving a little time today, but they are, unwittingly, creating extra problems for the owners and contractors on their project.

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Design, Innovation, Style: Interview with Tile x Design Owner Dan Emmel

Design, Innovation, Style: Interview with Tile x Design Owner Dan Emmel

As we launch our new website, we thought it might be fun to interview you about TXD, and current events and issues in the tile industry. You founded TXD in 1990, and since then it has become an established leading ceramic, stone and porcelain tile importer and distributor for Minnesota. Can you talk a little bit about your early days?

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