Crossville, Inc. recently announced the launch of its new Portugal porcelain tile collection. The unique appearance of this line is inspired by Portuguese Atlantic Dark limestone, a natural, earthen material found only in the Mediterranean. Crossville captured this one-of-a-kind, subtle, organic surface visual with the company’s Digital+ technology. Notably, the Portugal collection is offered in finishes for both interior and exterior applications, making the product a sophisticated, exceptionally versatile offering.
QuickDrain USA, a premier manufacturer of curbless and curbed shower solutions for showers and wet areas, recently announced the launch of the QuickDrain Shower Bench. The ideal complement to QuickDrain’s complete shower solution, the Shower Bench balances the elegant style the company is known for with the universal design and accessibility that is essential to many consumers today.
iQ Power Tools, manufacturer of premium power tools with integrated dust collection systems, has answered a need, bringing to market a new 16.5-inch blade for its iQMS362 saw, which is specifically engineered to cut thick, larger-format tiles and slabs.
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.
Novoplan HFL is MAPEI’s smoothest, high-flow, self-leveling underlayment available. Designed for use on interior concrete and engineer-approved concrete floors, Novoplan HFL moves quickly for ease of application.
Radiating old-world beauty, the Patina Glass Tile Collection from Island Stone expresses the strength of antiquity in a modern subway tile format. Architects and designers can create a variety of patterns with the individual 3½” by 12” pieces.
CASTELLÒN, SPAIN --TheSize, manufacturer of sintered stone brand Neolith, expands its range of premium surfaces with four new color introductions for its 2018 catalogue: Retrostone, Mirage, Krater and Calatorao.
Following rigorous market research and a customer survey of prototypes, the new décors are a direct response to today’s trends for high-end commercial and residential architectural surfacing design. Inspired by past and present, these four color additions are complemented by an expanded range of Neolith products, including two new colors in the NanoTech polished finish – pale-gray Luna and light-brown Bombón and 13 new 20mm thick slabs, bringing the full range to 18.
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.