Bedrosians Tile & Stone unveils shapes, large and small, for Fall 2018

Our innovative and design-forward Fall 2018 Collections bring new shape, dimension and unparalleled performance to homeowners and trade professionals.

Achieve the look of timeless stone and contemporary design with durable, large porcelain panels. Magnifica® Porcelain by Bedrosians is a perfect surface for creating seamless countertops, floors, walls, kitchen islands, backsplashes, and ventilated building facades because of its thin profile options and large dimensions. Designers and architects are drawn to its sleek aesthetic that allows for minimal grout lines and the grandeur of a solid wall or floor.

Pietra Grey on island front and cabinets, and Luxe White on floor and countertop

Introducing three new beautiful colors


Other new additions to the program

1) Satin finish in some of our 12mm colors – truly feels like natural stone
2) Honed finish in our 30×30 sizes
3) 12mm book match in the following colors: Statuario Super White, Lincoln Super White & Calacatta Super White

The perfect choice for homeowners, designers and architects, Magnifica® offers endless possibilities for indoor and outdoor applications, ranging from traditional floors and walls to uses as cabinet, table and door coverings. Its low thickness, light weight and strength make the Magnifica® Collection a second skin perfect for just about any surface, including those in aircrafts, yachts, RVs and elevators.

Nero Marquina on wall and Luxe White on floor

Alicia Bedrosian, our Product Manager for Sourced Porcelain, is amazed by the realism of Magnifica® compared to natural stone. She said, “I’ve been in the industry my whole life and honestly most times cannot tell the difference between the two. When developing this line, I completely fell in love with the fact that we could offer the premium high-end look of stone without the maintenance”





The appearance of 3-dimensional tiles has changed the face of tiled surfaces, with embossed or molded patterns that make walls pop. They add drama to a space and naturally attract attention. Our two new 3D ceramic wall tile collections, Hedron and Triangolo, fit right into this trend.

Hedron is a 5”x4” hexagon. Its design plays with light and shadow to give walls visual depth and dimension. Hedron is offered in eight colors, in matte, glossy and metallic finishes. Mix and match the colors, finishes and patterns to create unique wallscapes. Strategically placed lighting of the wall will add impact and help define all the angles and shadows of the tile’s peaks and valleys.

Hedron in White and Black gloss

Hedron Colors


Felicia Clark, Creative Director for Decorative Products, who curated these collections said, “3D tiles in stone, ceramic or porcelain are a huge trend for 2018. With my love of shapes and textures, Hedron and Triangolo brings this concept to life in a subtle way. Shapes like the hexagon and triangle continue to make a big impact on the design scene. It is contemporary and fun without being over the top. It’s like wallpaper taken up a notch with a continuous flow of texture and movement. Its timeless style offered to you in luxury that is refined yet outspoken.”

Triangolo, with characteristics just like Hedron, is a 4.5”x5” 3D triangle. We offer six colors, in matte, glossy and metallic finishes. Depending on how you group the tiles, you can create several patterns.

Triangolo in Sky Blue gloss

Triangolo in Fog glass


Triangolo Colors


Woodmark 6″x36″ wood-look porcelain in Oak

Styled with rustic knots and grain, the Woodmark Collection delivers a classic hardwood look to your projects. This 6”x36” glazed non-rectified porcelain tile comes in five organic colors: Anthracite, Grey, Light Oak, Oak and Walnut.

Woodmark Colors


To reach the commercial market with larger sizes, we have created a 20”x20” large format size in two of our most popular tile stone-look porcelain collections, Stone Mountain (Alabaster, Gris and Silver) and Yosemite (Almond and Silver).

Stone Mountain Colors

Yosemite Colors

With our Fall 2018 Collections, from hexes and triangles to large format porcelain, you’re sure to find something to make your next project pop with style!

Local HDP, the latest wood-look plank from Florida Tile creates an atmosphere that invites you to linger and belong

Lexington, KY: August 6, 2018 ⎯ Florida Tile introduces Local HDP. This glazed porcelain floor and wall tile allows you to design an atmosphere that creates a sense of connection – a place of both possibility and comfort – a place to linger and belong. The look of weathered, painted wood introduces comfort and familiarity that is rustic…yet graceful.

“Local HDP is one of those rare products that immediately gives you a warm, almost nostalgic feeling when you look at it. It reminds you of a place you have been, even if you can’t quite remember where that place was,” said Tressa Samdal, Director of Marketing for Florida Tile. “During development we focused on the urban planning idea of ‘third spaces’, places beyond home and work where you spend time. Those spaces transcend locale and invite you to be part of the community and its story.”

The seasoned color palette of Bistro, Café, Lounge, Market, and Tavern will give any interior or exterior space tone and personality. The refined white, cool and warm grays, calming creams, and taupes set a mood that is welcoming and chic, delivering you to your favorite local haunt. An 8″x36″ pressed plank provides a format that works well in an array of traditional, contemporary, or eclectic environments. A 2″x12″ herringbone mosaic available in each of the five colors, as well as warm and cool mix cube mosaics make a modern and impactful statement.

Manufactured using proprietary HDP—High Definition Porcelain® printing technology, Local HDP is appropriate for all applications in both residential and commercial settings. It is entirely made in the USA in Florida Tile’s Green Squared® certified Advanced Manufacturing Center in Lawrenceburg, KY, of 40% pre-consumer recycled content. It meets the DCOF AcuTest® requirements to be installed in wet areas and is GREENGUARD® and Porcelain Tile certified. Incorporated into the tile surface is Microban® antimicrobial technology that works continuously to inhibit bacteria growth, improve visible cleanliness, and reduce odors.




Florida Tile is a fully owned subsidiary of Panariagroup, a publicly owned company traded on the Milan Stock Exchange (MILAN: PAN IM). Panariagroup is a leading manufacturer and distributor in over 60 countries around the world with six manufacturing sites in Italy, Portugal and the USA and nine brands positioned in the high-end of the market. 

Island Stone Introduces Paragon Hex Sculpted Stone Tiles

(Santa Cruz, CA, July 12, 2018) Island Stone’s artistry and creativity with natural stone pushes the limits of the imagination again with the introduction of Paragon Hex, one of the company’s most sophisticated designs to date. Paragon Hex stones are precision cut and surface sculpted into rhomboids with a tapered, angled relief. Those unique pieces are then placed into a hexagonal layout to create an interlocking tile. The result is a seamless, three-dimensional array that is at once complex yet elegant.

“Paragon Hex is a truly unique achievement in stone. Typically, a shape this involved would be made out of porcelain or glass,” says Paul Sepulveda, National Sales Manager for Island Stone.“The combination of complexity and sophistication Island Stone has achieved with Paragon Hex is a testament to our unique vision and intimate expertise with the stone medium. It’s one more way we’re expanding our customers’ expectations about how stone can be used in more modern forms while preserving its earthen, natural feel.”

The edges of the Paragon Hex stones are lightly tumbled for a soft, punctuated look. The stone comes in two colors: Sandstone Ocean and Sandstone Mint. Each hexagonal piece measures 5/8” deep at its thickest point and covers .38 square feet.

Paragon Hex is part of Island Stone’s Profile Series. The line also includes Paragon Chevron, in which the same rhomboid stones are interlocked into a repeating chevron pattern.

DALTILE’s FLEXFIT reduces installation time and cost

Dallas, TX – August 7, 2018 – When Daltile ( introduced its leading-edge Panoramic Porcelain Surfaces into the market last year, the new extra-large-format porcelain products offered customers a chance to “go big” with slabs approximately 10’ x 5’ in size – ideal for floors, walls, countertops, shower walls, tub surrounds, and exterior applications.

Now, Daltile’s new “FlexFit Size Solutions” program offers customers additional flexibility using Panoramic’s innovative porcelain slab products – through a pre-cut program that includes multiple sizing options, giving customers many new possibilities for their projects and enabling Daltile to further grow its business. The FlexFit program offers the slabs pre-cut into seven smaller stocked sizes that reflect the most standard cut dimensions needed for both residential and commercial applications.

“A key advantage we offer is a very short lead time for both full size slabs and our new standard sizes,” said Ben Redding, director countertop operations and sales, Dal-Tile.  “Our FlexFit seven pre-cut smaller dimensions give our customers a superior thin porcelain product that they do not have to cut, saving retailers, contractors, and builders time and money.”

“The reaction in the market from customers to the FlexFit program has been extremely positive,” added Redding.  “Installers like the fact that they don’t have to logistically move a full panel around, and the design community is loving the new size options.  With FlexFit we’re enhancing our groundbreaking porcelain slab offering, by providing stunning natural stone and concrete visuals in our seven standard smaller sizes, making it even easier to create seamless design in a kitchen or wrap-around luxury in a master bath, for example.”

The pre-cut sizes are available in both 6 mm and 12 mm thicknesses.  All Panoramic colors are stocked in extra-large slab as well as in the new standard sizes, at key Daltile slab yards across the nation.  Pre-cut sizes include:

63” x 63”

31.50″ x 126″

31.50″ x 63″

31.50″ x 31.50″

21″ x 21″

15.75″ x 63″

15.75″ x 31.50″

As an additional component of FlexFit, the program also offers the option to order a custom cut to any size.

MSI introduces the Classique Ceramic Tile Collection

Already a beloved designer collection, Classique is now available in even more inspirational marble looks and contemporary multi-textured tiles. Introducing Classique White Calacatta in 4×16” traditional, beveled, and bullnose tile, as well as a mixed-finish tile featuring various linear textures that can be seen and felt. With all the beauty of highly-sought-after Calacatta marble, these low-maintenance ceramic tiles offer a soft white background and gorgeous gold veining that’s the essence of elegance.

This perfectly curated all-inclusive ceramic tile collection is an ideal choice for backsplashes, vanity walls, shower surrounds, and other spaces where a touch of timeless sophistication is desired. Offered in several 4×16” formats—including beveled edge tiles for detail and drama—Classique comes complete with matching bullnose for an ultra-professional finish. What’s more, all tiles are GreenGuard Indoor Air Quality Certified® so you can feel good about incorporating Classique into your residential or commercial space.

The soft white background and gold veins of Classique White Calacatta Glossy 4×16 ceramic tiles are elegant, timeless, and rich with character.

With its distinguished edge and classic good looks, Classique White Calacatta Beveled tile adds interest and detail to your space.

A mosaic of 4″ x 16″ Classique White Calacatta Subway of Classique White Calacatta Mixed tiles has a contemporary twist—it’s a mixture of multiple subtle surface textures, randomly arranged.

Affordable, luxurious, and now in more color choices, this authentic natural-stone look line is worth obsessing over! Explore the Classique Collection and enhance your space with one or more of these exquisite tiles.


Mid America tile rolls out new products


Soap Stone











Soap Stone is a metamorphic rock quarried in Italy, the U.S. and Brazil. With a shade range from grey to green to black, this stone-look porcelain stoneware has a resistant, functional surface that shows off graphic shading. Available in an unpolished or honed finished.










Pinch evokes the uniqueness of terrazzo floors through the details, colors and varied patterning. Available in five colors, from white to black in a matte or polished finish.


















Texture colored body, glazed porcelain tile has natural and semi-polished surfaces. Create depth and texture in this journey through geometries.

Visit Mid America Tile to see all the new products.


Lunada Bay Tile debuts new vintage-inspired Textile patterned glass mosaic tile.

For its latest collection of glass mosaic tiles, Lunada Bay Tile has channeled vintage textile patterns and weaving techniques from around the world. The new Textile line is created through a meticulous translation of embroidery, woven fabrics, and other textures into imaginative, sustainable, glimmering surfaces ideal for commercial and residential applications.

The Textile collection comes in three patterns:

Bargello: The name “Bargello” originates from the Bargello palace in Florence, Italy, specifically tracing back to a pair of 17th century chairs boasting a unique upholstery, made even more interesting by fusing in a flame stitch pattern. To emulate the needlepoint embroidery, in which vibrant wool threads were stitched onto canvas with upright flat stitches, martini-glass-shaped tiles are installed in a geometric wave with alternating colors.










Imberline: Lunada Bay Tile created Imberline in honor of traditional weaving techniques that combine various colored stripes. The lustrous glass tiles, measuring 1/2″ x 4″, are ideal for walls and backsplashes, where a dramatic stripe can make a visual impact.










Normandie Deco: For this pattern, Lunada Bay Tile gives a wave to the opulent Deco furnishings found on the SS Normandie, a 1930s French luxury ocean liner. The 1/2” x 1/2” mosaics lay out in a repeating arrow pattern of light-colored tiles interspersed on a field of brightly-colored blends.

Each pattern is available in six colorways: Anise, Blue Stone, Flannel, Lunar Eclipse, Mica, and Morning Light.

“Textile brings to life some of the world’s most beloved fabrics and furnishings,” says Feras Irikat, Director of Design and Marketing for Lunada Bay Tile. “Our fresh take on vintage techniques is both timeless and modern, for walls that immediately catch the eye and delight the imagination.”

Florida Tile introduces Divinity HDP

Michelangelo said, “The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.”
DivinityHDP by Florida Tile takes artistry to another level. Distinguished by a rich surface of captivating veining, delicate striations, and subtle imperfections of natural stone, this color body porcelain floor and wall tile exceeds even the highest expectations. Inspired by one of the last slabs of Angel Stone extracted from an exclusive quarry in the Italian Alps, DivinityHDP is Florida Tile’s interpretation of the divine beauty found in this rare and beautiful sandstone.
Four ethereal colors- Dawn, Dusk, Horizon, and Mist, range from a mixture of soft, warm beiges, calm grays and taupes, to a dramatic cool dark gray. All feature monochromatic veining and distinct shade variations throughout. Available in 12×24 and 24×24 rectified field tile formats, this majestic stone look is enhanced with a complimentary collection of 25-piece and random stack mosaics in each color, and a mixed-color hexagon mosaic that incorporates all four colors. A bullnose trim completes this exquisite collection.
See the complete collection of Florida Tile’s DivinityHDP


PROFILITEC, Italian producer of state-of-the-art floor profiles and related installation solutions, has produced a fully-animated video featuring​SHOWERTEC™, the firm’s innovative system, which offers all​ ​necessary elements to build or renovate an entirely waterproof, maintenance-free shower area. Click on this link to view:

Showertec™ offers advantages that surpass current standards. These include vapor permeance levels that conform to industry requirements for steam showers​; high-density, pre-waterproofed foam elements ​saving significant installation time, which contain recycled content underscoring Profilitec’s commitment to incorporate environment- friendly materials whenever possible.

The new video showcases the entire Showertec™ system, which is comprised of:

  • Shower Tray – pre-sloped incorporating the Foiltec™ Waterproof & Vapor Tight Membrane, which is pre-attached, assuring simple and quick installation while surpassing all industry requirements for steam showers
  • Shower Curb – made of high density EPS foam and pre-wrapped in Foiltec™ Waterproof Membrane on all sides. An opening along the curb allows for ​height adjustment, if needed.
  • Foiltec™ Membrane – Waterproof and Vapor Tight with a 0​.033 perm rating (ASTM E96-E) rating.
  • Foiltec™ Sealing Strip
  • Square Drain Kit – composed of a bonding ​flange with vertical drain and integrated anchoring membrane, a Foiltec™ Circular Waterproof Membrane Ring, Foiltec™ Internal and External Corners and Square Drain, which is composed of​ ​a ring for the vertical alignment of the drain, grid support, construction plug​, plus  grid and fasteners

“Our latest how-to video is very explicit, and helps viewers understand our product, its components and more importantly… guides them through the installation process,​” stated Greg Gelston, president of Profilitec. “Sealed systems such as Showertec have enabled the process to build a shower less labor intensive. Our new video demonstrates that even further.”





PROFILITEC prides itself on “doing business the right way,” which according to President & CEO/Owner Roderick Egli, “Always includes maintaining our integrity and transparency.” Recently relocated to state-of-the-art facility in Isola Vicentina, PROFILITEC products are strategically warehoused in upstate New York for ease of accessibility.

Vitromex USA Launches Base

Vitromex USA is pleased to introduce our cement inspired collection of glazed porcelain offerings, Base. This series is an ode to the industrial spirit in a modern environment as its design emphasizes great technical functionality with a contemporary presentation. The tastefully structured surface of Base complements its soft cement finish in order to create a pure continuity in all of your interior design projects. Designed with Digitiles digital printing system, the glaze application adds a subtle linear cement look with complex variation in a contemporary palette. Available in a 12” x 24” pressed format, Base is offered in three specialty colors: Washed, Shade, and Natural. This collection also includes a 3” x 12” Surface Bullnose and 2” x 2” Mosaic, all in a natural matte finish. Base glazed porcelain floor and wall tile is appropriate for countertop and backsplash applications as well as all residential and most commercial applications. This entire series is manufactured in a GreenSquared® certified facility, which utilizes pre-consumer recycled content. Vitromex USA continues to be a participating member of the TCNA (Tile Council of North America).

www.vitromex .com


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