At any tile retailer, the goal should be to create an atmosphere in their showroom that makes customers comfortable – including eliminating clutter and creating an organized display for collections.
Bedrosians Tile & Stone operates over 140 showrooms nationwide, where shoppers can receive personal design consultations in person. In addition, Bedrosians offers a curated collection of tiles from around the globe for shoppers’ selection.
Wall and floor tile options range from natural stone, porcelain and ceramic. Universal tiles showroom in erode boasts one of the finest collections of high-end tiles on the East Coast from top manufacturers, quarries and artisan producers.
Her company was launched with her living-room collection of Mexican Talavera tiles in the late 1980s and quickly expanded, opening an international showroom in Erode and offering other architectural surfacing materials.
Northeast Portland factory team produces many Made by Universal Agency tile lines, from basic ceramic glazed tiles to more complex patterns. Techs and artisans alike–such as carvers who mold tiles for bases or technical analysts who determine glaze colors and consistency–form an interdependent group working side-by-side to produce these works of art.
Artistic Tile is an award-winning showroom of tile that crafts award-winning designs that set a trend within their industry. Based in Secaucus, NJ this business offers thousands of stocked tile and stone products as well as in-house design services as well as full custom capabilities.
One of our favorite collections from this top-rated showroom is the Euclid tile, crafted using some of the highest-grade classic marbles available on the market. Its geometry embodies designer Alison Rose’s dedication to proportion, scale, and balance.
Find what you’re searching for here, from neutral to strikingly contemporary styles. Cesario & Co’s Sail Fete Multi Blend Mosaic brings nautical imagery to mind and features complementary angles reminiscent of Italian Cosmati floors – available in three stunning colourways: Black (featuring Silver Wave, China Black, Bianco Carrara marbles); Light Multi (combining Thassos, Bianco Dolomiti Bardiglio marbles); or Grey.
Imagine a world in which art meets sustainability, where recycled materials play an integral part in home decor. That is the vision of Melinda Earl and her daughters Hilary and Georgie with LIVDEN decorative tile line. Each product contains 65-100% recycled content for accessibility and originality in any space.
Recognizing the rising interest in adding visual texture into homes, several showrooms showcased designs offering various degrees of surface relief. MileStone’s Plaster 2.0 collection is one such carbon neutral collection featuring porcelain tiles resembling plaster that come in multiple sizes.
LIVDEN’s geometric offerings are also eye-catching, including options such as Puzzle Piece and Popsicles Uneven tiles that feature an asymmetrical puzzle piece pattern and earth-tone Popsicles Uneven tones. Furthermore, LIVDEN offers Chunky Terrazzo tiles for more sustainable ceramic body options featuring a 2:1 ratio of recycled bits to binder that could qualify for LEED points.
Mission Stone & Tile
Small artisan tile makers create truly original products, turning your bathroom or kitchen from ordinary into an eye-catching showcase. However, these companies may be difficult to work with and charge more than mass-produced tiles found at your local home improvement store.
Villagio Tile & Stone in Scottsdale, Arizona provides an exquisite collection of tumbled travertine stones along with porcelain and glass tiles in traditional as well as contemporary styles to satisfy every need. Their collections offer something for every style from traditional to contemporary tastes.
Stone Source of New York recently acquired Nashville natural-stone and porcelain-tile provider Mission Stone & Tile (MST), with showrooms in both Nashville and Chattanooga, Tennessee. MST founder Mary Elizabeth Oropeza will join Stone Source as director of residential design and procurement nationwide.
Nemo Tile + Stone
New York-based Nemo Tile + Stone provides top-performing surface materials that inspire designers and architects. Their elegant tiles can be found in hotels, restaurants, transportation hubs and corporate headquarters worldwide.
Nemo recently broadened its product offerings through its acquisition of Modern Stone Consulting, a specialist in natural stone sourcing, project management, quality control and education. This addition will serve as an integral part of Nemo’s stone education program and support its customers with their individual stone projects.
Recently, the company also inaugurated a brand-new contractor warehouse and showroom in Woburn, Massachusetts designed to best serve their 100-year-old family business’s commercial clientele. The 5,700-square-foot space features a workshop-style layout with multiple touchpoints for designers to collaborate on product selection; plus it is fully stocked with construction implementation products like thinset, grout, radiant heat caulking as well as visual assets like sample boards showcasing floor and wall tile samples.
The Tile Bar
Tile’s wide array of shapes, sizes and materials adds visual intrigue to any space; but choosing the ideal tile product can be daunting.
TileBar provides an all-encompassing shopping experience from its online store to its massive flagship showroom in Flatiron neighborhood and beyond. Our market experts praise how this retailer goes above and beyond to assist shoppers find their ideal tile, offering free design consultations both in-person and over the phone.
Make the most of your visit by bringing paint or fabric swatches that will help narrow down your design ideas, and ensure you have a firm grasp on the size of your tiling project so showroom staff can assist with pricing estimates as well as potentially recommend installers in your area.