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Seamless spaces with hidden lids

2019-10-01T10:09:42+00:00

Top builders and landscapers around Australia are opting to install seamless, integrated covers into tiled outdoor areas. They are doing away with the traditional round plastic access covers, drain grates, skimmer covers, and unsightly waste drain and plumbing vents by installing the HIDE inlay lid system. By adding HIDE inlay covers to these points, they [...]

Seamless spaces with hidden lids2019-10-01T10:09:42+00:00

Continuous evolution delivers success for Crosby’s

2019-09-06T16:15:47+00:00

Crosby Tiles keeps ahead of the curve by being transparent with clients and staff, while emphasising knowledge and training. At a time when businesses often keep and withhold information, Perth-based Crosby Tiles has always been about providing more information to its clients, not less. This means customers can have a full understanding of the tile [...]

Continuous evolution delivers success for Crosby’s2019-09-06T16:15:47+00:00

Tile apprentice winner

2019-09-06T16:12:17+00:00

The Trowel Trades Awards ceremony in Melbourne earlier this year saw apprentice Casey Shannon receive the Best Second Year Apprentice honour. She has been completing a Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling, and juggling a part-time job as a personal trainer in her off hours. Casey describes herself as a “perfectionist” and her “above [...]

Tile apprentice winner2019-09-06T16:12:17+00:00

Davco recognises top tilers

2019-09-06T16:03:03+00:00

Tiling systems expert, Davco has travelled around the country searching for talented tilers, acknowledging the passion they have for their trade and their local communities as an important part of their lives. The regional events, held recently in Brisbane, Newcastle, Sydney, Western Sydney, Canberra, Perth and Melbourne, were well attended with over 100 registrations to [...]

Davco recognises top tilers2019-09-06T16:03:03+00:00

Ceramic tile imports 2018-2019

2019-09-06T15:59:41+00:00

Peter Halliday presents the latest data on ceramic tile imports and how it is affected by changes in construction activity. The Australian building and construction industry has faced a number of challenges during the last year. Aside from the widely reported problems with combustible cladding and cracks appearing in several high-rise Sydney apartments, cracks have [...]

Ceramic tile imports 2018-20192019-09-06T15:59:41+00:00

Bathroomware for the ages

2019-09-06T15:54:11+00:00

Inspired by classic 20th-century design, the Memory collection is a nod to the atmosphere and elegance of traditional bathrooms, interpreted in a contemporary manner. The curvy forms of tapware are idealised, and expressed with clean, sharp, modern lines. ARTEDOMUS 1300 278 336 www.artedomus.com

Bathroomware for the ages2019-09-06T15:54:11+00:00

NYC eatery puts tile style on the menu

2019-09-06T15:50:47+00:00

Spanish tile manufacturer Vives Cerámica has played a key role in the creation of Mercado Little Spain, a stylish gastronomic project in New York City. In the Hudson Yards design district of New York, José Andrés, a Spanish chef based in the USA, together with the well-known Adriá Brothers, have launched a striking new gastronomic [...]

NYC eatery puts tile style on the menu2019-09-06T15:50:47+00:00

Ceramic tile production and the Industrial Revolution

2019-08-04T19:22:14+00:00

When conjuring up images of ceramic tile production in Europe our hearts and minds are naturally drawn to Castellón and northern Italy, where longstanding, reputable companies are dedicated to manufacturing products and machinery of the finest calibre. The abiding influence of those Mediterranean countries has overshadowed the historical contribution of Great Britain and the continental [...]

Ceramic tile production and the Industrial Revolution2019-08-04T19:22:14+00:00

Slim materials – the advantages

2019-08-04T18:54:22+00:00

In 2005 leading local wholesaler Trend Tile (NSW) launched 3 metre x 1 metre x 3 mm panels of porcelain at Designbuild in Melbourne. The product was the brainchild of System SpA a leading Italian manufacturer of machinery principally used in the production of ceramic tiles. The industry’s initial reaction was understandably cool. There were [...]

Slim materials – the advantages2019-08-04T18:54:22+00:00

Uncoupling membranes for tiling systems

2019-07-27T17:29:43+00:00

The more versatile and adaptable a tiling system is – relative to solving installation problems – the better it is for our industry, and of course, its pursuit to be the first choice in flooring finishes. The ability of a tiling system to accommodate varying project requirements and installation shortcomings is constantly improving and helping [...]

Uncoupling membranes for tiling systems2019-07-27T17:29:43+00:00
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