In the beginning, there was Thin Porcelain Panels. Between 2000 and 2001, Thin Porcelain Tile (TPT) was born. One version was created in 2001 by engineer, Franco Stefani, of the Systems Group, innovator of the ceramic industry.
The virtues of porcelain slabs are numerous, which has led to its growing popularity. The material is light, thin and tough, making it suitable for nearly any interior project from bathroom sinks and vanities to shower trays, kitchen countertops and bathtubs.
British Columbia is the westernmost province in Canada, which is located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains. With some of the most picturesque views in the country, the province is home to more than 5 million people and is Canada’s third-most populous province.
Creative floors made with porcelain stoneware tiles that look like weaved rugs are the distinctive feature of this luxurious Hotel
September 11, 2020
From the masterplan to the recovery of existing buildings, the intervention on the JW Marriot Venice Resort & Spa by Matteo Thun & Partners + Luca Colombo was constantly inspired by a holistic vision and considered as a harmonious whole, paying attention to every single detail.
In this private villa, the Treverkever and Stonework collections create a harmonious community between spaces
September 7, 2020
We are used to seeing it, familiar and popular for its beauty and convenience, covering living areas, sleeping areas and bathrooms, walls or floors. But it is still a little unusual to imagine it on the facade of a private building.
A public space upgrading project that restores a usable urban area, paved with a striking geometrical pattern. The new porcelain stoneware paving stems from a partnership between the municipality of Lanciano, RicciSpaini Architetti Associati and the Department of Architecture and Design of Sapienza University of Rome.
Prospec, LLC, is a prominent northeast regional presenter of building materials distributed by wholly owned supply companies, including ProTile, ProTerrazo, ProStone, ProWood and ProExterior Systems. In February, the company hosted an event focused on the specification and installation of gauged porcelain tile panels.
Built upon the foundation of Italy’s Florim Group, Florim USA has been committed to creating innovative, timeless and sustainable porcelain products since 2001. The company is dedicated to providing high-end products that are made in the U.S. with a unique Italian style.
When renovating their new kitchen, a couple of homeowners sought a design that was eye-catching, yet maintainable. With an idea of implementing materials that would withstand the test of time, they turned to a local, custom countertop fabrication and installation company.
In this issue of TILE Magazine, we delve into all things bathroom-related, from innovative shower designs to the types of tiles and installation systems used to accent these integral spaces. Through various articles, learn more about how tile complements bathroom designs in both residential and commercial spaces, and check out our product showcase of the newest shower installation systems on the market. Also, don’t forget to read our technical focuses, which discuss the importance of shower installation systems, as well as critical points of ceramic tile design and installation in tiled shower assemblies.