Tile of Spain
In Spain, tile makers labor as they have for centuries - pushing their passion for design and innovation to new levels of artisanship.
In Spain, tile makers labor as they have for centuries – pushing their passion for design and innovation to new levels of artisanship. With one of the purest and strongest domestic clays available, Spanish manufacturers have an unparalleled ability to make the end product more diverse. From rustic handmade forms; to technical facades that cool buildings and clean the air; to the impossibly slim, sustainable recycled and ink jet masterpieces that fire the imagination. The Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturer’s Association (ASCER) is the private organization whose primary objective is to support Spain’s ceramic tile manufacturers and the industry as a whole by stewarding and promoting the Tile of Spain brand worldwide.
Tile of Spain, the international brand representing 125 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturer’s Association (ASCER), is pleased to take part in Coverings 2015: The Global Tile & Stone Experience. Coverings, North America’s largest tile and stone exhibition, returns to Orlando, Florida to showcase unique product innovations and emerging market trends.
The Spain Pavilion at Coverings includes some of the most advanced technology and breathtaking design choices with unsurpassed quality and versatility from 75 Spanish ceramic and stone manufacturers, one of the largest foreign delegations at the show. A complete list of exhibitors is available on the Tile of Spain USA website.
Aparici presents two lines inspired by contemporary styles and naturalistic elements. Modeled from industrial concrete, the Build Collection displays creative elements creating bright and spacious areas that incorporate a contemporary and industrial look offering a minimalistic design style. Handmade encaustic tiles act as inspiration for the Retro Collection, which features soft earthy tones conceptualized from current contemporary trends. Both collections offer infinite design possibilities and excellent quality.
Neutral and earthy tones mixed with innovative designs are the dominant theme of the new Forma tile series presented as the focal point of the Apavisa booth. High style and enrapturing mosaic tiles are offered in a range of natural colors and unique designs including Taupe, White, Grey and Marfil. The Forma Collection is available in four sizes including 20x60cm, 60x60cm, 30/120cm and 60/120cm.
Shades of grey take precedent at Colorker where they debut the elegant Neolith collection. Composed of exquisite warm greys and subtle tans, this series offers a vintage look combined with modern flare to create a unique, eye-catching style. Available in 31x100cm, 10x50cm, 30x30cm and 29.5×59.5cm, the Neolith collection features set decors or solid-color tile options.
Grespania features the Urbion series of porcelain tiles. Presenting rich and contrasting slate ceramic designs, Urbion reproduces differently textured slabs to reflect the natural strength and life of this stone while offering all of the advantages of porcelain tile. The series features three color palettes including multicolor, grey and ivory, and four size formats including 30x30cm, 30x60cm, 45x45cm and 45×90 cm.
Keraben Group presents ceramics conceived for the American market under the Keraben and Metropol brands. Inspired by quarried European stone, Termae by Keraben combines a stone-effect appearance with carefully conceived geometrical patterns in keeping with the latest design trends. Metropol Blois reproduces the beauty of pietra chianca, a French stone originally used in monuments like chateaux or monasteries and now typically re-used as aged stone. Venato by Metropol stands out for its shade variation and rustic appeal. Through its different formats, it brings the versatility of aged marble to living spaces, lending personality to all rooms in the house.
Natucer showcases the new Boston Brick series featuring a truly realistic brick-look tile. The new collection exudes the essence of handmade brick while providing the advantages of porcelain stoneware. Suitable for both indoor and outdoor, the Boston Brick collection is available in 9 colors and 3 sizes: 6.5×25 cm rectangles, 25×50 cm dovetail pieces that fit like puzzle pieces next to each other, and an extruded corner brick piece that mimics the look of a brick corner.
Onix presents the Hexagonal Collection, a new and versatile hexagonal format, and also Marbelous, a whimsical collection of tile comprised of fascinating mosaic styles – both made of 98% recycled glass. Maintaining exceptional quality materials, Onix presents an assortment of new textures and colors to create a perfect home or public atmosphere for any variety of designs and projects.
STN Ceramica introduces new series of 9×48″ porcelain tiles produced with original Styljet digital technology. Maintaining its innovative nature, STN launches this new size with the addition of unique and earthy wood effects creating a distinctive natural atmosphere. Also being introduced is Rhin, a porcelain tile with marble effects available in 3 colors and two formats, along with Eterna, a porcelain tile with an elegant travertine finish available in matte and gloss.
In keeping with its innovative style, Tau Ceramica presents the evolutionary Nordic style Grove and Mediterranean inspired Forever collections offering wood-look tiles with natural finishes available in 7 colors and 4 sizes: 15×60″, 5x90cm, 6×24″ and 9×35″. Additionally, Tau exhibits the evolutionary Beton and Totem collections with dynamic features emulating textured cement and elegant sandstone.