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How Old Is Too Old To Retrain As A Tiler?

Are you thinking about a change in career and want to give tiling a go?...

Banks & Lloyd take on new UK office to accommodate growing transport demands

Market leading freight forwarder Banks & Lloyd has invested into its commitment of supporting the...

BIFFA comments on new HMRC customs declaration processing proposals

Following HMRC’s announcement that it would be communicating with all companies involved in international trade...

Door-to-door dedication

Quality Freight Services have a dedicated team just for the tile and stone industry. Kelly...

The next generation of gel-adhesives from Kerakoll

2022 sees Kerakoll launch the next generation of gel-adhesives, building on the success of the...

Villeroy & Boch’s Victorian was inspired by the past to create designs for the future

Villeroy & Boch has unveiled its first designer tile collaboration in more than 20 years. Created...

Palace Chemicals moves to recycled plastic

Palace Chemicals has worked with its’ packaging suppliers to convert over two million containers so...

Pretty pattern motif tiles on trend for 2022

Cute patterned tiles are the interior design stars of 2022 - so the new collection...

Bring a new dimension to walls with new Hope Hexagons from Verona

Verona has recently extended its popular Hope collection, launching a number of new hexagonal designs...

The changing times of Tile Adhesive

Over the last five decades, the use of Tile Adhesive has changed significantly. Palace Chemicals...

ADVANCE: Anti-bacterial and anti-viral tiles

ADVANCE has been created by Rondine thanks to Italcer’s care and attention for the environment...

Design in depth at Las Vegas

Las Vegas Convention Center was the venue for Coverings 2022, North America’s premier ceramic tile...

The trend for antibacterial tiles

Kamila Swiatecka, Tile Giant’s Marketing and Brand Manager, explores the benefits of antibacterial tiles, and...

Make surfaces safer with Parkside’s antibacterial tiles

Parkside offers four wall and floor tile collections with built-in antibacterial protection.Years of research have...

Eterna anti-bacterial tiles by N&C feature ground-breaking CleanOut technology

We are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of good hygiene to help protect us...

For anti-microbial protection, choose BAL Micromax2 grout

For the ultimate finish – a grout that combines a smooth abrasion resistant surface and...

The natural way for grout resistance to microbial attack

Titanium dioxide (TiO2) has many industrial uses in paints, adhesives, floors, roofing materials, and even...

Stone-effect tiles: Classic ceramic chameleons

Jayne Adamson, Marketing Manager for Verona, looks at today’s stone-effect tiles: from luxurious large formats...

Unique, aesthetic, and functional designs

TSJ profiles Yurtbay Seramik, one of Turkey's leading ceramic tile manufacturers. Yurtbay creates collections that...

Turkey: two decades of significant growth

In volume terms, the Turkish ceramic tile industry ranks eighth in the world and third...

Are ceramics manufacturers putting others at risk by using TiO2?

By Ivan Ong, Vice President, Research and Development,and Tara Conley, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Microban...

Take your seats, please!

If you have not already purchased tickets for TTA Awards night on 24th June at...

Mark Atkins on porcelain protection myths

Now here’s a common myth – “porcelain doesn’t need protecting”. And, while we’re at it,...

Parkside and Strata serve up zero waste and The Next Generation at Clerkenwell

Parkside & Strata’s Clerkenwell Sustainability and Design Studio will be home to a full programme...

Italcer signs up for World Alliance for Efficient Solutions by SIF

Italcer, the Italian manufacturer of high-end ceramic tiles and luxury bathroom furnishings, has joined the...

Sean McPheat on eliciting positive answers

If I was to ask any crowd at any trade exhibition: “Would you consider yourself...

Stone Federation launches the Responsible Sourcing Pledge

Stone Federation are delighted to announce the launch of the Responsible Sourcing Pledge.The Federation are...

UltraTile helps bring much-loved community pub back to life

UltraTile are delighted to have played a part in the restoration of The White Swan:...

Instarmac awarded Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2022

Instarmac Group plc has received the esteemed Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade 2022:...

Verona enjoys a successful debut at kbb

Distributor Verona enjoyed a successful show at this year’s kbb. The event, held in NEC...

Stone Federation launches 2022/23 Natural Stone Source Book

Stone Federation Great Britain has announced the launch of The Natural Stone Source Book: A...

Casalgrande Padana names finalists of the 12th edition of the Grand Prix

In March at the Casalgrande Padana Creative Centre, the International Jury finally reached an agreement...

Developer Generation: are homeowners becoming more entrepreneurial?

A new social study from property concierge platform, Moveable, indicates that millennial Brits now have...

Excellence delivered

Proven experts in logistics for the ceramic tile sector, Neptune offers the whole package, combining...

EXCITEMENT IN THE TILING INDUSTRY AS NEW EDITOR JOINS TILE & STONE JOURNAL (TSJ)

Kick-Start Publishing has great pleasure in announcing Alex McCarthy will re-join the publishing house as...

Envision new spaces with the new tile visualiser from Tile Giant

When it comes to surfaces, samples have long been the go-to for consumers and designers,...

More construction companies sign The Pallet LOOP’s charter

More companies have stepped up and signed The Pallet LOOP’s charter: committing them to explore...

Instarmac invests over £400,000 in solar energy at manufacturing facility

As part of their ongoing environmental commitments, Instarmac Group plc have recently invested over £400,000...

Sean McPheat on business partnerships

A 2019 survey by Gartner interviewed over 2,000 buyers and sellers to ascertain what they...

Craven Dunnill celebrates 150 years

2022 marks the 150th anniversary of Craven Dunnill & Co, the UK’s longest-operating tile supplier...

Mapei gets creative at exclusive Natural Angle showroom in Hove

Natural Angle recently opened its new showroom in Hove, having completed a comprehensive renovation of...

BIM Objects now available from Parkside for Chorus and Matrix

Chorus and Matrix tile collections from Parkside Architectural Tiles and Strata Technical Tiles are now...

Caesar’s Portrait tiles add gravitas to the impressive refurb of Helsingborg station

Italian tile manufacturer Caesar has played a key role in the transformation of Helsingborg Central...

Verona launch the InSitu room visualiser to help boost retailer sales

As part of its ongoing commitment to supporting sales for independent retailers, Verona has recently...

Industry support for TTA Awards reflects a buoyant and optimistic sector

TTA Awards are all about recognising achievement, endeavour, and innovation. Given the problems that have...

UltraTile creates tropical paradise at Center Parcs

The Great Northern Tiling Company have used UltraTile to create a subtropical swimming paradise at...

Restoration recruits

Tile Doctor is the largest restorative tile cleaning and sealing network of specialists in the...

Masterpiuma P5: design at the cutting-edge

Brevetti Montolit’s new range of Power 5 tile cutters boast the performance characteristics that have...

Golz bench saws set to impress the UK market

This year Golz enter the UK tile, stone, and masonry saw market with a professional...

Monochrome mastery: Schlüter-Systems’ matt black accessories for co-ordinated bathrooms

Whether you are planning a fully monochrome look, want to use black elements for bold...

Sao Paulo signals

From 8th to 11th March, the Trans-américa Expo Center, in São Paulo, Brazil hosted Revestir...

Sol: small, super glossy, and colourful

Super-glossy surfaces, bright colours, and lively decors characterise Sol, a new small format range from...

Ceramique Internationale adds style with monochrome Clarice range

A new collection from distributor Ceramique Internationale is set to satisfy the UK’s passion for...

Tumbled pebbles provide fresh inspiration

Surface brand Caesarstone has recently launched its latest collection of quartz surfaces, inspired by tumbled...

Palace Chemicals: 43 years of sustained growth and progress

Palace Chemicals Ltd, established in 1978, has grown consistently year-on-year for over 43 years and...

Norcros Adhesives helps to get the latest Maggie’s centre in the Wirral up and running

The impressive new-build project at Maggie’s Wirral features large format 1,200 by 1,200 by 11mm...

Don’t get wet! Understanding tanking

Changes to the British Standards back in 2018 were aimed at promoting best practice in...

Vista by Parkside offers a versatile tiling solution for outdoor spaces

Exclusively available from Parkside Architectural Tiles and Strata Technical Tiles, Vista20 is a versatile tiling...

Catering for all surfaces

Mapei’s UltraCare range is a series of products designed to cater for all surface types...

New eco treatments added to LTP’s portfolio

LTP has introduced three new water-based products to its surface care range: two new impregnating...

MP90 ECO XTREME: FILA’s eco-compatible stone sealer

Are you looking for an eco stone sealer for your commercial project? FILA’s MP90 ECO...

Coverings 2022: Ten top tile trends in the spotlight today

In the run up to Coverings 2022, set to take place between 5th and 8th...

Surface care specialists

LITHOFIN: The original specialist products for cleaning, sealing, and maintaining internal and external ceramics, porcelain,...

ARDEX EG 18 Plus: new hygienic, waterproof, epoxy grout wows the crowd at SPATEX 2022

ARDEX EG 18 Plus is a new, improved formula three-part epoxy grout that provides a...

The popularity of stone-effect wall and floor tiles

Kamila Swiatecka, Tile Giant’s marketing and brand manager, comments on the beauty of stone-effect wall...

MA / a new creative shelter for Fiandre Architectural Surfaces headquarters

The start-up project MA by the Austrian conceptMA comes to Castellarano and the Fiandre Architectural...

TCNA’s Martha Salazar is a 2022 Rock Star

(Clemson, SC)—  The Tile Council of North America (TCNA) is pleased to announce Martha Salazar,...

FULL-YEAR ONS FIGURES SHOW R&D SPENDINGIN CONSTRUCTION ROSE 18% IN 2021 TO NEW RECORD

Manchester, 4 April 2022 – R&D spending in the construction sector surged 18% last year...

Mandarin Stone – New Showroom Opening 4th April 2022

Mandarin Stone are delighted to announce the opening of its 14th UK showroom in the...

Tile Industry Launches an Industry-Organized Fundraiser to provide Humanitarian Relief for Ukrainian Children

(Clemson, SC)—  In response to information from our tile industry colleagues in the Ukraine, the...

The 22nd China Xiamen International Stone Fair is postponed

To comply with government’s COVID-19 control measures and to ensure the health and safety of...

CAESAR MONTHLY PROJECT: CAMPLUS RESIDENCE, TURIN – ITALY

The theme of living plays a central role in the development of new architectural and...

Iris Ceramica Group partners with the MIT Technology Review onThe Green Future Index 2022

Italy. Iris Ceramica Group announced that it has partnered with MIT Technology Review to publish...

Ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Florim Flagship Store in Abu Dhabi

On Thursday 24 March, Florim organized the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Flagship Store in Abu...

Planning approvals boost offers positive outlook

Planning approvals rise 11% in three months to February, boosting development pipelineContract awards for major...

Moisture, concrete and tiling installations

By Michelle Costigan,Technical Pro duct Manager,Laticrete UK. After many years of trouble shooting membrane installations I...

Inventor Teirnan McCorkell secures investment for PipeEasy on TV’s Dragons’ Den

Inventor Teirnan McCorkell secured an investment from Sara Davies in Episode 5, Series 17 of...

Resin residues on porcelain pavers

Mark Atkins, Technical Director at LTP, offers some timely advice on how to prevent unsightly...

Natural stone that looks like wood: CED’s improved alternative to reclaimed timber in garden design

For homeowners seeking a reclaimed style for the garden, while still benefiting from the qualities...

What lies beneath?

TSJ surveys the broad range of options available when it comes to selecting a purpose-made...

Green screeds: What we should know before tiling them

By Michael Hailwood, Director, Laticrete UK During a recent conversation with some experienced tilers I was...

China’s maturing manufacturers now produce half of the world’s ceramic tiles

In this extensive feature, TSJ provides the latest statistics on the Chinese tile market, profiles...

How to prevent floor tile failure with void-free solid bedding

By Bob Howard MBE on behalf of the TTA Technical Committee. As a Technical Inspector for...

Near-invisible edge protection introduced by Schluter Systems

Following an intensive research and product development process, Schlüter-Systems added a revolutionary new slim-line contour...

Tile retail pioneer Nicholas Kneale, the Founder of Fired Earth, dies aged 71. TSJ celebrates his career.

One of the UK tile industry’s true visionaries, Fired Earth’s founder Nicholas Kneale, has died...

Plywood outlawed as wall tiling substrate

As part of the five year standards review, the new version of BS 5385: Part...

The benefits of epoxy grouts

In today’s industry cementitious grouts are still the contractors’ and builders’ favourite. However, with the...

Tiling Show promises to be the top event of the year

The Tiling Show, organised by TTA - the UK’s only trade show devoted solely to...

Mark Atkins on some stone sealing myths

There are lots of myths out there. Many hang around, despite how much good information...

The Flooring Show will celebrate 60th anniversary at Harrogate in September

After launching in 1962, The Flooring Show will celebrate its 60th anniversary on 18th to...

Sean McPheat on negative mindsets

How do you really feel when someone is negative with you?You know, the client who...

Create complete tile specifications with Dawson from Parkside

With a wide array of sizes, shapes, and finishes for the ability to mix and...

Grespania goes green with PV array

Grespania, a pioneer in environmental sustainability, has installed photovoltaic panels on the roof of its...

LTP welcomes first apprentice

LTP has welcomed Leah Morrell to its expanding team. Leah joins as part of the...

Acquisition by Aurelius marks exciting new era for CTD Tiles

CTD Tiles, the UK’s biggest tile distributor, has announced its acquisition by private equity group...

Tile Giant teams up with Ryan Belcher

Leading tile retailer, Tile Giant, has teamed up with home improvement expert, Ryan Belcher, as...

Verona relocates head office to accommodate growing staff numbers

Following a large-scale warehouse move last year, distributor Verona has once again invested in its...

Britain’s builders’ merchants Q4 sales up 14.7% on Q4 2020 says new BMBI report

Total value sales data from Britain’s Builders’ Merchants shows Q4 2021 recorded the third-highest quarterly...

Natural materials star at inspirational Islington

At SDS 2022, more than 160 exhibitors showcased the best in surface design, with almost 5,000...

Tileasy: over 1,000 tiling lines in stock

In 2022, Tileasy will expand its extensive range with several new products, discovers TSJ. With one...

Rubi: much more than manual tile cutters

TSJ explores the impressive legacy of the Rubi tiling tool brand and some of its...

Scruffs partners with U-Pro

Online retailer of trade tools, accessories, and products, U-Pro has teamed up with Scruffs, the...

Weatherproof your workday with Snickers

Snickers has introduced Weatherproofed Workwear that combines all the functionality, comfort, and temperature regulation you...

Versatile vision: Sigma UK at the cutting-edge

TSJ gets the lowdown on the new Series 4 range of professional tile cutters from...

How to lay thin porcelain tiles the Tilemaster way

Large format, thin porcelain tiles are now very much the mainstream and used throughout domestic...

The growing popularity of thin porcelain tiles

Kamila Swiatecka, Tile Giant’s Marketing and Brand Manager, comments on the benefits of thin porcelain...

SPATEX 2022: delivers a palpable feel-good factor

Held in February, SPATEX 2022 - the 25th running of the UK’s leading water leisure...

Inspiring celebration of material innovation

Winners of the 2022 Surface Design Awards have been announced, with BAFTA’s HQ by Benedetti...

Two new eco sealers join LTP’s range

LTP has launched two new water-based impregnating sealers. Each formulated to protect surfaces from water,...

The Ultimate Leveller has arrived!

Stop your search for the perfect leveller because thanks to UltraTile’s latest product innovation, the...

Ceramique Internationale adds new colours to the popular Lume collection

Ceramique Internationale has added a suite of new colours to its highly popular collection, Lume.The...

Verona launch striking new additions to its Patterned Tile collection

Timeless appeal and modern style go hand-in-hand with Mondrian and Vincent, the latest additions to...

Style up swimming pools with Aquatechnica

For tile solutions that deliver enhanced durability and slip-resistance for swimming pools and spas turn...

Versilia Marble from RAK Ceramics truly is a class act

Timeless elegance is guaranteed with Versilia Marble from RAK Ceramics, a porcelain tile that will...

BAL’s external tiling range trusted for long-life installations

Launched to the market last year, BAL’s external tiling range provides installers with a trusted...

Shaking those tail feathers with Palace Chemicals!

Products supplied by Palace Chemicals and Laticrete UK have helped to create a replacement artwork...

Mapei | 85 years old but still looking to the future

Mapei, the multinational group at the cutting-edge of chemicals for the building trade, was founded...

Ceralsio offers a wealth of design opportunities

Simon Boocock, Managing Director for CRL Stone, looks at why sintered stone is becoming such...

Dry diamond drill bit kit from Vitrex

The new VIT678DDB Vitrex Dry Diamond Drill Bit kit contains 3 drill bits 2 x...

Genesis has the right tools for the job

As the exclusive UK provider of BIHUI’s professional tiling tools range Genesis is here to...

How to harness digital’s dynamism

Peter Jones, Managing Director at Jones Digital, shares the latest thinking on how the KBB,...

Futurebuild announces Big Innovation Pitch winner

On day two of Futurebuild 2022, the home of innovation, Sunamp was declared the winner...

Gayafores & Pablo Erroz present Contrast Cobalto

Fashion and ceramics once again walk hand in hand on one of the most prestigious...

2022 Tiling Trends

Kamila Swiatecka, Marketing and Brand Manager at Tile Giant explores the latest tiling trends that...

Electric car owners are being warned of the possible impact of a new tax per mile system likely to be implemented before 2030.

Electric car owners are being warned of the possible impact of a new tax per...

Why More Women are Taking up Tools

The number of women working in the trades in the UK have increased by 120%...

Stylishly conscious living with i-Smart – New from Noken

Putting health and hygiene at the forefront without sacrificing on style and convenience, Noken from...

Futurebuild 2022 opens with call for action

On March 1, 2022, Futurebuild opened its doors, giving disruptors across the built environment the...

RECER with great emphasis in 2022

2022 begins with many developments, despite the difficulties the sector is experiencing due to the...

Diesel Restrictions Could Ruin the Construction Sector Without Extra Support

Companies could be facing additional fuel expenses of between £100,000 and £400,000 per year Operating costs...

Liverpool & Salford become first UK cities to see flats lead post-Covid property market

Liverpool’s in-demand flats beat the wider market by more than 2 percentage pointsSalford is only...

Kitchens Top List of Renovation Projects Homeowners Want for 2022 According to Research

The Kitchen is the most popular room up for renovation with 145,800 searches The Main Bedroom...

EFI Cretaprint Shield for digital ceramic applications

EFI Cretaprint Shield are part of the EFI Cretaprint Hybrid Ceramic Ecosystem. They are satellite...

Panariagroup chooses technology from System Ceramics for its Fiorano Modenese site

The Italian ceramics group has renewed its more than decade-long partnership with System Ceramics focused...

Builders Merchants to see growth of 2-3% annually

Builders’ merchants represent a key part of the UK construction industry and account for up...

New Opening: Antolini MilanoDuomo Stoneroom

Marbles, crystals, quartzites and precious stones become the players in a refined game of lights...

Design for future: Introducing the third edition of the Caesar Design Film Award

The call for the new Caesar Design Film Award contest is now open. The worlds of...

Tile Giant launches new trade rewards scheme that won’t be beaten on price

Leading tile retailer, Tile Giant, is launching its new trade rewards scheme across its 83...

Upgrading the garden with outdoor porcelain

Jayne Adamson, Marketing Manager at Verona, discusses how retailers can best tap into the booming...

Rewarding transformational tile projects

Tile of Spain has announced the prize-winners of its prestigious awards, celebrating the creative use...

Spanish signatures

With Cevisama delayed until June, Tile of Spain, the organisation that represents Spanish ceramic tile...

Bakery Country Style selects tiling with all the trimmings

Palace Chemicals has made a significant contribution to the refurbishment of Country Style’s bakery estate. ...

Mosa achieves sustainability milestone

Netherlands-based tile manufacturer Mosa has achieved Cradle to Cradle Certified Gold for its ceramic floor...

Absolute Stone Care restores magnificent Hancocks Jewellers’ frontage with LTP

Absolute Stone Care has recently transformed Hancocks Jewellers’ stunning marble shop front, removing historic rust...

Lapicida natural stone surfaces offer both style and substance

A melding of traditional stonemasonry and high-tech process sets Lapicida apart, enabling them to offer...

kbb Birmingham set to showcase inspirational industry trends

kbb Birmingham, Europe’s largest dedicated kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms exhibition, promises to be the key...

Italian for the al fresco lifestyle

TSJ introduces five new Italian tiles made especially for outdoor installations, from DIY dry-laid pavers to...

The perfect finishing touch

C.A.T. believe that high-quality flooring trims enhance the quality of any installation and that end-users...

Decarbonization discussion

Representatives of the Spanish and Italian ceramic tile sectors have met with the EU’s Directorate-General...

Norcros Adhesives offers successful Rock-Tile range

Norcros Rock-Tite Exterior Porcelain & Stone System is an innovative three-part system. The Norcros Rock-Tite comprises...

A complete external care system specially formulated by LTP

The award-winning surface care range from LTP includes a complete system for exterior porcelain, along...

Tilemaster Adhesives’ external system

Tilemaster Adhesives’ external system makes the fixing of exterior grade floor tiles simple.  Just follow...

Somany Ceramics set for further expansion

Somany Ceramics, India’s second largest ceramic tile manufacturer and one of the top 15 global...

Sacmi installs cutting-edge line at Ceramika Paradyż

Leading Polish tile manufacturer Ceramika Paradyż has invested in a new production line as part...

Bostik renews talkSPORT sponsorship

Bostik has renewed its sponsorship of the sports headlines on talkSPORT radio for another year,...

Verona makes KBB show debut after reaching 20 year milestone

Verona, the UK’s leading distributor of tiles, mosaics, flooring, and outdoor porcelain, has brought some...

Like-for-like sales up 21% at Topps Tiles

Topps Tiles Plc, the UK's leading tile specialist, has recorded robust sales in a trading...

Top global interiors event Salone del Mobile.Milano is rescheduled to June

Coronavirus claimed another exhibition victim when The Salone del Mobile.Milano announced that the show will...

Raise a glass to CI’s new Prosecco range

Timeless elegance at a price that won’t break the bank is the hallmark of the...

The ultimate adhesive for natural stone tiles

When tiling natural stone it is important to pick the right adhesive for the stone...

An exploration of colour and shape with an urban edge from Parkside

Urbancrete is the latest tile collection from Parkside Architectural Tiles, with concrete and stone effects...

Grouts for indoor and outdoor living

UltraTile is home to a portfolio of contractor-friendly, premium tile adhesives and grouts, perfectly suited...

SPATEX 2022: the show that leaves no stone (or tile) unturned

On the first three days of February, SPATEX 2022 - the UK’s only dedicated water...

Elegent retreat on the Costa Blanca

A family from Belgium has created a sun-blessed holiday home that can be used almost...

Marabese Ceramics: showcasing tiles for architectural specification at SDS 2022

Marabese Ceramics, the specialist supplier of tiles for architectural specification, will be exhibiting at the...

Spanish tile manufacturers showcase design sophistication at SDS

Spain’s leading tile manufacturers will present an exciting range of new ceramic and porcelain designs...

Sense of Place will be the event’s theme as the Surface Design Show returns to Islington

Surface Design Show, the leading event for architects and designers to explore the best in...

Preparation made easy with Schlüter-KERDI-BOARD

Not just suitable for use in bathroom and wetroom projects due to its waterproofing properties,...

The Ultimate range from ROCATEX offers world class performance

With the professional tiler’s requirements at the heart of everything it does, ROCATEX has developed...

PCS prepare for growth in spa and wellness sector

PCS Spa and Wellness division has seen unprecedented demand over the last 3 years, benefitting...

Creating striking spaces with patterned tiles

Jayne Adamson, Marketing Manager for Verona, offers insight into the ever-growing range of patterned tiles...

Sustainability starts with people at Palace Chemicals

Sustainability is a BIG topic these days, sourcing the right materials, creating environmentally-friendly processes &...

Norcros Adhesives offers grouts for external applications

Even before the start of the pandemic, a strong trend had been established in house...

Integrated Marmox product range simplifies bathroom projects

Along with shower trays and waterproofing systems, the comprehensive Marmox range encompasses products which can...

To epoxy grout or not to epoxy grout

It is fair to say that, even today, cementitious grouts are still the contractors and...

The highly successful Colourfast 360 range from Larsen

Larsen have seen the highly regarded Grout, Colourfast 360 continue to sell with exponential growth. ...

Jackoboard benches and shower base deliver cost-effective solution for luxury steam room

Martina Landhed, Design Director of Oxford- based InStil Design, specified elegant Jackoboard Curved Edge Benches...

The building material of the future is ready to use right now

The UK is at the beginning of one of its biggest ever housebuilding programmes.  JACKON...

Are ceramics manufacturers putting others at risk by using TiO2?

By Ivan Ong, Vice President, Research and Development, and Tara Conley, Director of Regulatory Affairs,...

Stamp out mouldy tile grout

It is a consumer misconception that use of grout for wall and floor tiles is...

Exceptional performance from Nicobond Starlike evo

Nicobond Starlike evo is an innovative high-performance resin-based grout that is extremely easy to mix,...

Tilemaster Grout 3000 comes in 18 on trend colours

Tilemaster Grout 3000 can be used for wall and floor joints between 1mm and 20mm. ...

Kerakoll Fugabella Color and Fugalite Bio: naturally good grout

Kerakoll’s bestselling Fugabella Color grout collection is available in 50 colours chosen by Piero Lissoni...

Parkside and Strata Tiles launch environmental tile adhesive range

Now available from Parkside and Strata Tiles, Regenr8 is a premium quality tile adhesive range...

How to make the right grout selection when tiling

When selecting the grout to finish off your tiling project, you want assurances that your...

Visit kbb Birmingham 2022 for the very latest product launches

Europe’s largest dedicated kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms exhibition kbb Birmingham, will be returning from 6th...

Mark Atkins on the new terracotta trend

Have you noticed lots more interest in hand-made terracotta?  We certainly have – and we’ve...

Distributor Verona unveils new showroom as it celebrates 20 year trading anniversary

Verona, the UK’s leading distributor of tiles, mosaics, outdoor porcelain, and flooring, has opened a...

Parkside and Strata Tiles align to offer a total tile solution

Parkside and Strata Tiles are aligning to become sister brands, as the two tile specification...

Hyde Park Tiles selects K8 Trader to manage expansion

Stoke-based tile and bathroom company, Hyde Park Tiles, have transferred their business software to K8...

Instarmac Group launches an impressive new website

The redevelopment of Instarmac’s website was made with their customers’ requirements in mind. Their needs...

Verona launch new lookbook to highlight the best of this year’s tile trends

Verona, the UK’s leading distributor of tiles, mosaics, outdoor porcelain and flooring, has recently unveiled...

MBE for Brian Newell in New Year’s Honours

Brian G Newell, Chair and Founder of the TTA Technical Committee, has received an MBE...

Italian tile industry records strong growth in production, sales, and exports

According to Confindustria Ceramica’s Chairman, Giovanni Savorani, the Italian ceramic tile industry recorded strong growth...

Record revenues at Topps Tiles despite Coronavirus

2021 was a record-breaking year for the Topps Tiles Group, with a revenue record of...

Ceramique Internationale enhances mosaics offer with exclusive new range

Ceramique Internationale has enhanced its extensive array of mosaic tiles with a series of stunning...

Sika’s tiling solutions are developed to meet the needs of specialist tiling contractors

When it comes to achieving the perfect finish, working with the best quality grout and...

Ragno’s Stratford is a concrete-effect range with rich detailing and tactile appeal

Stratford by Ragno has been created to offer concrete-look surfaces with a compact, tactile aesthetic...

A total outdoor tile solution from Parkside

The Parkside Outdoor Collection helps designers, specifiers and developers to fully realise the potential of...

Silestone launches Ethereal: Marble-look surfaces inspired by the beauty of the sky

The evolution of Silestone has inspired Ethereal, a collection of white canvas surfaces with intricate...