About Us

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Country Floors has long occupied the fashion high ground in the ceramic tile and stone industry in the United States. As such, the brand has a much deserved reputation as a go-to source for prominent designers and architects as well as fashion savvy consumers. So let’s learn a little bit more About Us.

The story of Country floors begins in 1964 with a New York still life photographer named Norman Karlson. Through his travels, Mr. Karlson developed the idea that there was a hole in the ceramic tile and stone market in the United States. A void that he eventually began to fill with unique items imported from Europe. Elegant Portuguese materials, classic Delft, terracottas and more were a part of the mix. All imported with an eye towards both quality and high artistic standard.

As time marched on, the company became more deeply involved in all areas of the creative process. Eventually this led to a pleasing degree of notoriety for being an organization that kept a serious collection of the finest designs from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.This has resulted in a long resume of luxury projects completed in both the residential and commercial spaces. Naturally, this helped the company earn consistent publication in major sophisticated design magazines.

Fast forward to 2016. With its headquarters in New York City, Country Floors maintains showrooms in three North American markets (New York, NY; Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco, CA) and dealers that service all areas beyond the major cities.

As a note: We at Country Floors hold design integrity through artistry, originality and quality as our benchmark and constantly strive for improvement. Let us show you!

Since 1964, the iconic brand that is Country Floors has furnished  the world’s most prestigious architectural and design firms with ceramic tile, natural stone, glass, and custom made elements  for residential and commercial luxury projects.

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Should your project be an estate, boutique hotel, resort, retail space or corporate office, our expert design consultants will aid  you in selecting the finest tile and natural stone in the world. Same day sampling, excellent project management and the ability to deliver on time will help make your project a success.

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Janeen Algren Swing, an interior designer based in Los Angeles, was given the opportunity to renovate the kitchen in a fine Old Hancock Park Estate in Hollywood. The owners wanted a French inspired communal space open to the garden and reminiscent of Claude Monet’s kitchen in Giverny. Janeen specified CHEZ MONET™ from Country Floors. The Walls are tiled in 4 x 4″ Deco #12 with 4 x 6″ Borders in Blue and white.The result above is beautiful, friendly and inviting. See more from our CHEZ MONET™ Collection here.

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A jewel of a powder room; a whimsical experience in a smaller space by interior designer, Amy Hirsch. Product featured: Country Floors Olde English tiles. More information about this project and Amy Hirsch can be seen at her blog – B Spoke (http://www.bspoke.net/).

Our team of tile and stone consultants are experts in their field. We can advise on every aspect of your project to make your experience complete.

Whether your project is residential or commercial; whether you are a design professional or a homeowner, we will assist in selecting the perfect material for your needs. Our consultants will work with you to uncover the needs of your project and find the material that will best fulfill your needs.

Choose from our vast selection of ceramic tile, stone tile and slabs, porcelain tile or glass tile. Are you looking for contemporary materials? Select from our large scale stone, cement, porcelain or glass tiles. Will a traditional product satisfy your needs? Our Heritage Collection includes our distinguished decorative tile and mosaic selection.

We also provide access to an unlimited selection of unique direct sourcing products through our global network. Our consultants and designers will help you to create a unique and beautiful environment for you or your clients.

Peek at our completed projects:

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