Style & Design

  • Tile suppliers shop the world

    Wednesday, September 19, 2018

    By Ryane DeFalco  Much of tile’s inspiration can be garnered from its long, storied history from all over the world. Even today, much of tile’s i...
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  • Driving flooring up the wall

    Thursday, September 13, 2018

    Flooring isn’t just for floors anymore. Tile, stone, laminate, wood and, yes, even rugs, are making a statement as wall coverings.  Tile & St...
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  • Using flooring in fashion design

    Thursday, September 13, 2018

    Whether on the floor or up the wall, floor covering acts as the backbone of interior design. Today, the gap between apparel and home fashions is closi...
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  • Sherwin Williams announces 2019 Color of the Year

    Wednesday, September 12, 2018

    [Chicago] Sherwin Williams today announced its 2019 Color of the Year: Cavern Clay.  A warm terracotta color with ancient, elemental roots, Caver...
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  • Textiles take hold of hard surface products

    Wednesday, September 12, 2018

    In a nod to the tailor-made looks popular today, textile visuals on hard surface flooring — namely ceramic tile and resilient products — as well as wa...
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  • Getting creative with carpet

    Tuesday, September 11, 2018

    When it comes to the next big color trend in carpet, it’s all about subtle change. The manufacturers FCW spoke to all agreed that Pantone’s 2018 Color...
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  • Shaw’s Bellera brings long-lasting design

    Thursday, September 06, 2018

    When deciding which route to take while creating Bellera High Performance Carpet , Shaw’s development team wasted little time pinpointing exactly whic...
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  • ColorWatch 2019: Exploring the upcoming trends

    Wednesday, September 05, 2018

    Color is powerful. It has the ability to influence everything from our moods and perceptions of people and places to our appetites. And the way it’s u...
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  • 10 area rugs that bring softness to bedrooms

    Monday, September 03, 2018

    By Sienna Fantozzi  Choosing a rug is hard. There are so many styles (and piles) out there that it can be tricky to find the one that works for y...
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  • 5 new trends that are upgrading kitchens

    Friday, August 31, 2018

    By Sienna Fantozzi  A kitchen reno takes a lot of time, effort and financial resources, so being realistic, there aren't really "do-overs" allowe...
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Calendar of Events

Aligned Conference - Promoboxx
October 3 - October 5, 2018
Boston, MA
FCICA - Mid Year Convention
October 3 - October 5, 2018
NFA - National Floorcovering Alliance
October 17 - October 18, 2018
Rhode Island
Starnet Fall Meeting
October 19 - October 21, 2018
San Antonio, TX
Total Solutions Plus (NTCA+CTDA+TCNA)
October 27 - October 30, 2018
Grapevine, TX
NAFCD & NBMDA Convention
November 6 - November 8, 2018
Dallas, TX
The International Surface Event
January 23 - January 25, 2019
Las Vegas, NV - Mandalay Bay Convention Center
February 28 - March 2, 2019
Atlanta, GA - Hall A2-A3 Georgia World Congress Center
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