Industry Know How Archives - Country Floors of America LLC.

Country Floors Announces Inaugural Tile Design Challenge!

Country Floors is pleased to announce the launch of a inaugural Tile Design Challenge, in partnership with Elle Décor. Students will compete to create a winning Country Floors tile design, to be featured in Elle Décor and in Country Floors showroom. The grand prize winner will be selected during Country Floors Tile Design Awards Ceremony held at […]

Country Floors and Modernism Week

This February Country Floors participated in Modernism week held in Palm Springs, California.  This event is held every year at various buildings in and around Palm Springs.  The show celebrates and fosters midcentury architecture and design, as well as contemporary thinking regards the modernist movement.  This year particularly was dedicated to sustainable living. Country Floors […]

Italy Trip- A search for ceramic tile inspirations

Country Floors is always searching for new interesting materials, inspirations, knowledge and historical connections. Our recent trip to Italy was just that. We landed in Bologna after a brief Turkish Airlines flight from Istanbul. Bologna, being a heaven for all kinds of cured meats and cheeses, had an airport shop that was a gem. Bright red subway […]

Trends To Watch 2016: Kitchen Remodeling

2016 interior design forecast are promising metallic, mixing styles and materials for a bold statement. As far as Kitchen trends for 2016, three of them stand out specifically and we are hoping the following really catch on. Soft Color Patterns Soft color patterns are nothing new as far as kitchen remodeling; they are truly timeless and fit almost all kitchen styles. To give the timeless look […]

Trend to Watch: Back to Black

Lately we have experienced big interest in our darker tile and stone. According to our in house designers and many trend setting Interior Design magazines; black is the new big thing when it comes to home decor. Most people associate the color black with serious occasions or dark feelings. Not to worry, if you use […]

Trend Watch 2015: Bold Pattern

Previously on the blog, we discussed two of the top trends of the year;  the wood like tiles and hexagon shapes. With summer 2015 around the corner, the upcoming trend to look out for are bold patterns! Just like in fashion, these bold patterns are appearing not only on fabrics but now on floor/wall tiles seen in homes […]

Country Floors & ICFF Show in NYC

Mark your calenders! The 27th annual ICFF, International Contemporary furniture fair, North America’s platform for global design opens its doors in New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center May 16th-19th, 2015. Come in and see what’s best and what’s next in contemporary design! We are super excited and as usual Country Floors will be […]

Trend Watch 2015: The Look Of Wood

In our previous blog post about trends to watch in 2015, we covered the return of the Hexagons  as a popular shape. Continuing with our Trend Watch 2015, another look that made quite an impact in the industry this year and continues to be very popular are wood-like porcelain tiles. The wood like porcelain tiles are a […]

Trend Watch 2015- Hexagon Tiles

As the industry predicted, the hottest trend as of March 2015 is the hexagon shape. Classic but yet modern, the six-edged polygon is commonly used in the tile world and is making a grand comeback! Whether the design calls for marble, travertine, or limestone, Country Floors has many options for this beautiful tile and mosaic […]