TILE Magazine showcases the latest tile collections on the market.
The Shibusa series from Arizona Tile is an Italian-made, colorbody porcelain tile offered in five neutral colors and six sizes. This series has a clean, linear look that offers a simplistic and modern appeal. Inspired by the natural beauty of bamboo, its surface is artistically created to have a textured quality. It can be applied in a variety of installations and in various configurations, as the versatility of the sizes make for endless combinations. Because this material is a porcelain product, minimal maintenance is required.
As part of Artaic’s new Glyph collection, Campfire Song takes a modern approach to the ancient concept of hieroglyphics, showcasing graphic icons that tell a detailed narrative. Featuring Artaic’s newest, innovative tile line, Vitreous Glass in 1- and ½-inch tile sizes, the Glyph collection also offers an unparalleled color palette with a selection of more than 180 colors. With the ability for the shades to be mixed and blended to create a perfect color match, the customization possibilities are endless.
Crossville’s In-Side porcelain tile panels mimic the look of Pietra del Cardoso, a deep blue-gray sandstone mined only in the Apuan Alps. The panels are crafted with a mixture of raw materials in variable grain sizes, resulting in a textural, blended tile surface that’s much like that of natural stone. The collection comes in four color variations, all in a matte finish. The panels come in 1- x 3-meter sheets with the Laminam 5.6-mm thickness. They are suitable for interior wall and floor applications in commercial and residential settings.
Daltile’s Famed collection is a porcelain tile assortment for floors and walls that offers the durability of porcelain with the beauty of marble designs. Accompanying the collection’s tile products are chevron mosaics and penny round mosaics. All Famed products feature proprietary Microban® technology that provides powerful antimicrobial product protection. Microban technology is built into the product and will not wash off or wear away. With Daltile’s new Famed collection, you can add gorgeous marble looks to your home’s design in a material that stands up to real life activity — perfect for kitchens.
Del Conca USA
Del Conca USA introduces new double macro bevel 3-cm coping in Travstone beige, Gotham and Chamonix. The 3-cm coping has a deeper coping depth of 13 x 24 inches, allowing it to be more in line with heights set for the bond beam of pools. The coping has a modern edge for cleaner lines, with a finish that continues from the surface to the edge. The 3-cm coping is also finished in a glaze that withstands chemicals.
Ege Seramik recently introduced the Quarzite collection. Available in classic sizes of 12 x 24 and 24 x 24 inches, this rectified porcelain tile offers the look of natural quartzite, which creates contemporary visuals for any project. The Quarzite collection is available in four colors with a matte finish. The tiles even feature a unique sparkle, much like the crystalline effects found in true quartzite. This sophisticated, attractive tile combines durability with a stylish appearance, and is ideal for any indoor application, on walls or floors.www.egeseramik-usa.com
Yakedo from Emser Tile replicates the sophisticated aesthetic of burnt wood in a durable glazed porcelain plank tile. Based on the Shou Sugi Ban technique, the worn texture creates a certain dimension and strength. The way in which it reflects light from its crackled texture brings sophisticated movement and visual intrigue to interiors. The elongated 8- x 47-inch plank tiles are available in five distinct colors, including Ivory, Silver, Charcoal, Black and Navy. Yakedo is part of the recently debuted Building Blocks collection, made in collaboration with global architecture and design firm, Gensler, as product design consultant.
Fiandre, part of the Iris Ceramica Group, recently introduced new colors and finishes in the Maximum Marmi porcelain collection: Alpi Chiaro Venato, Verde Fantastico, Irish Green, Invisible and Apuano Purissimo. Maximum Marmi’s large-format 300- x 150-cm tiles allow large areas to be covered with a uniform cladding that further enhances the beauty of rooms, while the sub-formats offer the designer flexibility of application. The 6-mm thickness allows bespoke architectural elements and refined furnishing accessories to be designed, including stairs, doors, consoles, seats, tables and lamps that embellish interiors, creating total-look environments.
Florida Tile’s East Villageᴴᴰᴾ collection is true to its namesake NYC neighborhood. This colorbody porcelain field tile comes in four rectified formats — 3.75 x 12, 12 x 24, 24 x 24 and 24 x 48 inches — complemented by an oversized, waterjet-cut hexagon. Transient variations of tone in an artful, washed-concrete look are found in each of the five colors: Avenue A Gray, E. Houston Warm Gray, Potter’s Red Clay, Stuyvesant Charcoal and Tompkins Blue/Black. Completing this inspired collection are a bullnose and 36-piece mosaic in each color and two waterjet-cut, tri-colored, pieced hexagon mosaics.
Les Origines de Rex from Florim explores the candor and eternal beauty of marble with new aesthetic solutions that interpret the many facets of contemporary lifestyles. The results of this exceptional research work can be seen in four sophisticated varieties of white marble. Thin but notable vein patterns and new shapes are exalted by the nuances of old gold, ivory, pearl gray and graphite. The nine sizes all come in matte or glossy finishes and are available in two thicknesses, 6 and 10 mm, which make it possible to meet all application requirements.
Island Stone’s Lava Glass mosaics incorporate iridescent and undulating surfaces that play with light in water. The shimmery wetscape look is sensual and inviting, ideal for pools, showers and other water and water-adjacent applications. The fused glass tile features durable back paint applied at over 1,025 degrees Fahrenheit, giving the tiles a brilliant, pearlescent color spanning the light and dark tones of each across a single mosaic. The tiles come in six colors — Burning Ice, Cool Tropics, Deep Flow, Hazy Wave, Liquid Rock and Solid Ash — evoking the blues and greens of island waters.
All-new mosaic additions to Jeffrey Court’s acclaimed Chapter 16 Park Place bring inspiration from the Roaring Twenties with sophistication at the forefront of the collection. Featuring the newly released Ferry Mosaic available in four colorways. The addition of the Brooklyn Marquina and the diagonal polished stone accents allow for various installations, creating unique patterns. The Bryant Mosaic, featuring diamond-like patterns and the 2-inch Hexagon Mosaic in Wall Street White, round out the latest additions to the Park Place collection.
Mediterranea’s Waterfalls series showcases a unique generation of never-before-seen stone graphics, designed with close attention to detail, depth and color. These unique stones offer graphics that flow like a waterfall from piece to piece, offering a distinctive design statement. Waterfalls’ American-made porcelain tiles are offered in three colors (White Water, River Rush and Niagara Crush) and three rectified sizes: 12 x 48, 8 x 48 and 24 x 48 inches. Waterfalls is also available in a 12- x 24-inch pressed format. Waterfalls’ ceramic 4- x 12-inch wall tiles are the perfect companion to complete your design vision.
Welcome a new blend of neutral- and tranquil-colored tiles to your walls. The Renzo ceramic wall collection from MSI Surfaces features a wide variation of glossy, solid colors from light to dark tones in a unique color palette of denim blue, on-trend grays, jade green and creamy white. There are three sizes to choose from (5 x 5, 3 x 12 and 2.5 x 13 inches) along with accessories of 3- x 12-inch bullnose and quarter round. This collection opens the door to fresh and innovative design ideas.
Nemo Tile + Stone
Beyond the traditional mosaic concept, chip size and rigidly defined geometrical space, the range of Jointed from Nemo Tile + Stone takes a fresh approach, extending the material’s expressive potentials and the languages used to convey them. In Jointed, the 2-x 2-inch chip is engraved with a graphic motif, providing the basis for five different formats. The random composition of each of the subdivided chips transforms the simple surface into a complex array, varying depending on the way the sheets are installed, which may be repetitive or in a random layout.
Porcelaingres’ Nordic-inspired Loft collection is the perfect union of stone and cement. The solid heft of cement and the natural elegance of stone combine in a simple and modern product speckled with iridescent particles. Made for both residential and public settings, Loft is a versatile collection suitable for interiors and exteriors. The collection is available in 100- x 100-, 120- x 60-, 60- x 60- and 60- x 30-cm formats, three thicknesses (6, 8 and 20 mm) and four natural colors: Loft Snow, Loft Sand, Loft Smoke and Loft Dark.
Hi-Line by Settecento is a collection inspired by stone, but not available in nature, where textures of different types of minerals are blended in homogeneous and deliberately not shaded colors for a unique environment. Available in 60- x 120-, 30- x 120-, 60- x 60- and 30- x 60-cm formats for floors and walls, accompanied by mosaics and special pieces, Hi-Line offers an accurate finishing for all spaces of the house. Thanks to the 80- x 80-cm, 20-mm-thick size, Hi-Line is also suitable for outdoor applications, where rooftop, terrace and paved areas can be created.
SomerTile’s new Harmonia Kings Star Sky 13- x 13-inch ceramic floor and wall tile creates the look of a stunning, leading-edge mosaic-like design with the harmonious, easy installation of a square tile. Save time and labor spent arranging mosaic sheets and instead install these durable ceramic slabs, which have squares separated by scored grout lines. Harmonia Kings Star Sky is a true reflection of vintage industrial design that brings rustic charm to any interior setting. SomerTile’s Harmonia Collection features 13 designs inspired by the company's top-selling products in a refreshing format.
Handmade To Order from Walker Zanger is a customizable ceramic tile collection offered in thousands of unique shapes and color combinations. The single-batch ceramic tile collection is ideal for those seeking aesthetic exclusivity and personalization in interior residential or commercial spaces. The collection includes 32 white clay body shapes, varying from mesh-mounted mosaics to field and organic shapes that can be paired with 108 color options, 38 of which are new to the brand and were developed to create a well-rounded spectrum of warm and cool tones.
Complete the elegant theme you have created in your living space with the Stream series from Yurtbay Seramik. The striking aspect of Stream is highlighted by subtle streaks with absolute dark colors that enhance the vividness of the surface. The Stream series is available in 8 ¼ x 10 inches with an elegant matte finish and two color options. These luxurious marble-look hexagon tiles are perfect for creating a gorgeous look in your bathroom, hallway, kitchen or living area.