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Marble Look Porcelain Tile

Marble look porcelain tile is the very embodiment of that old advertising slogan, “ You've Come A Long Way, Baby.” In the early and humbler days of this material it was quite utilitarian. Now, a major designer such as Adam Meshberg, of the Meshberg Group in New York, says that “Faux stone or [...]
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Fashion Porcelain – Milano

Milan, or perhaps Milano, sits gracefully in the Po Valley more or less between the Po River and the first upward thrusts of the Alps. Arguably, this is the most German of all the great Italian cities, as perhaps exemplified by the Central Train Station above. The city seems to straddle the [...]
What Are Rectified Porcelain Tiles

What Are Rectified Porcelain Tiles?

Simply put, porcelain tiles are kiln-fired and generally composed of kaolin clay, feldspar, and quartz. The resultant product is extremely dense, naturally low in water absorption, almost impossible to scratch, and fairly easy to install. However, since all clay tile products shrink during the [...]
Porcelain Tile

Porcelain Tile: Then and Now!

It would not be an exaggeration to say that porcelain tile burst upon the hard surface flooring scene in the early 1980s. At the time, a typical hard surface in a commercial flooring application would be specified as an American quarry tile or in an upgraded space a European Klinker or split [...]