We’ve curated some of the top trends we’re seeing in ceramic and porcelain tile, including marble and natural stone looks and large format panels.
Posted: April 19, 2019
Shanghai— The 21st edition of Domotex Asia Chinafloor, which ran here March 26-28, 2019, opened with registrations up 15 percent over the prior year, according to VNU Exhibitions President David Zhong. Floor Trends reported from the show floor to gain perspective on Asian manufacturing and its impact on the North American flooring market. Read more in the May issue.
Posted: March 28, 2019
New carpet tile technologies are offering style and performance in more venues than ever before.
Posted: March 18, 2019
The National Floorcovering Alliance (NFA) has gathered this week in Whistler, B.C., for the buying group’s spring conference. Here, 42 flooring dealers are coming together as leaders in their markets to network, discuss best practices and pressing issues currently affecting the independent retailer, and to meet one-on-one with vendor partners.
Posted: March 13, 2019
Shaw Flooring Network's 2019 convention showcased the latest trends in flooring and interior design with its wide selection of new product introductions. The following are some shots from the show floor.
Posted: March 8, 2019
The International Surfaces Event, held January 22-25 in Las Vegas, introduced new products, technology, and innovations to retailers. Here’s what we saw from the expo floor.
Posted: February 7, 2019
Regional flooring buying markets are underway and retailers and buyers across the country are checking in locally with manufacturers and distributors to see their newest products, equipment, technology and techniques. The Southeast Flooring Market, held in Atlanta, Jan. 8 and 9 at the Cobb Galleria Centre, saw upwards of 1,000 attendees from within a 300 mile radius. Busy, yet manageable booths and an optimistic outlook for 2019 among both exhibitors and attendees made for a positive and energetic market. “Everyone is so optimistic,” said show organizer Lori Kisner. “It helps that we do our shows the first of the year because everyone is so gung-ho.”
Here’s a look at SEFM from the show floor.
Posted: January 11, 2019
We reached out to manufacturers about what they were bringing to The International Surface Event 2019. See what’s new and exciting on the horizon.
Posted: January 11, 2019
Sweet Laurel is a whole foods baking company, with confections made of just the best organic, whole ingredients going into delicious grain-free, dairy-free, and refined sugar-free baked goods. The bakery focuses on indulgent, healthful food with a body positive perspective. When designing their new space in Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles, they knew they wanted something both beautiful and durable, and decided to work with DuChateau to outfit the quaint bakery with the St. Moritz flooring from its Chateau Collection.
Posted: November 28, 2018
New York—Now in its ninth year, BDNY (Boutique Design Trade Fair) is the leading trade show for hospitality design professionals, serving the eastern United States, Canada and Europe. The two-day show brought together more than 8,000 interior designers, architects, purchasing agents and owners/developers together with more than 750 manufacturers and marketers of exceptional design elements for hospitality interiors. (Photos courtesy of Dave Madonia.)
Posted: November 14, 2018