Coverings (coverings.com), the largest international tile and stone exhibition and conference in North America, announced today it is accepting submissions for 2021 Coverings Installation and Design (CID) Awards and nominations for their Rock Star Awards. Competitor submissions of tile and stone projects for entry to the CID Awards, and nominations for Rock Stars, will be accepted online through Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, at 5 p.m. EST. Winners of both programs will be honored onsite at Coverings 2021, as well as in various media outlets, the Coverings website, and social channels.
Infinity Drain, the manufacturer at the forefront of architectural and decorative drains for both indoor and outdoor applications, was recently awarded a U.S. Patent (10,724,225 B2) for its innovative Compact Clamping Floor Drain design available in cast iron, PVC and ABS. This is Infinity Drain’s third patent and their first for functional performance (the previous two are aesthetic design patents).
In celebration of National Indoor Air Quality Month, Tarkett, a worldwide leader in innovative and sustainable flooring, is bringing together leading voices from the A&D community for a series of free webinars.
Daltile is pleased to announce the launch of two new beautiful marble designs, Patriotic Calacatta and Independence Calacatta, into the brand’s ONE Quartz Surfaces American Reserve, National Marble collection. These two new quartz products are Made in the USA with imported materials in Dal-Tile Corporation’s quartz plant in Dickson, Tennessee and are also the largest quartz slab products in the world. Available nationwide.
Motawi Tileworks (The Tileworks) recently released a new art tile: 6- x 8-inch Blooming Bell. The Jugendstil floral is Motawi’s take on a Gustav Marisch color lithograph published by the Wiener Werkstätte circa 1912. Blooming Bell, a 6- x 8-inch ceramic tile, is available in Cream, Grey Blue and Turquoise colorways for $99.
“Now more than ever, taking precautions to minimize the spread of airborne particulates in any indoor environment is essential for owners, specifiers and contractors alike,” said Scott Banda, chief commercial officer for Dust Hog Pro LLC. “The Dust Hog® is the ultimate dust reducing, vacuum attachment tool and we have test data to prove it.”
Tesselle recently announced its first exclusive collaboration with an outside designer. The Hedge Cement Tiles, which are in stock in four color combinations, were designed by Palm Springs-based artist, Jim Isermann. Hedge is composed of two modules that create a myriad of eye-catching patterns.
Cassandra LaValle, the founder and creative director of Coco Kelley and The Emerald Studio, favored Silestone Lagoon for the surfacing and bright white paint from Benjamin Moore. In this interview, La Valle explains her thoughts and inspiration behind the design.
For this issue of Stone World magazine we talk to industry veteran Ron Hannah about a product called Black Mamba that adheres a sink to a countertop in 10 seconds. This issue also takes a look at the quartz industry, one of the articles features Quantra and how it continues to invest and strategize to produce high-quality quartz. We also take a look at the top quartz products offering in our quartz roundup.
For this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design decorative porcelain and marble tile modernize an outdated living space in New York. We also see how Italian Porcelain tile contributes to a multi-purpose residential building. Finally we feature our Mosaic and decorative tile roundup.