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Mediterranea to feature state-of-the-art technology at Surfaces

Mediterranea has created a truly interactive experience for attendees at the annual Surfaces exhibition, running Jan. 29 to 31 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Visitors to Mediterranea’s booth #B3127 will experience the very latest in touchscreen computer technology, displaying the company’s product data, installation photographs and e-brochures all at the touch of a finger. Continue reading Mediterranea to feature state-of-the-art technology at Surfaces

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Optimism abounds as serious buyers drive traffic, sales

by Louis Iannaco

Orlando, Fla.—Coverings, the nation’s largest ceramic tile and natural stone show, returned to its roots here from April 17 to 20 as more than 800 exhibitors strutted their stuff for the entire A&D community and more to see.

Things seemed to be looking up as reactions from most participants surveyed were very positive. Toward the end of the four-day event, Karin Fendrich, COO of National Trade Productions (NTP), the company that runs Coverings, said the show had exceeded expectations. “We had set a goal for sales a year ago that we would see some growth, particularly over what we did last year in Las Vegas, and we hit our goal.” Continue reading Optimism abounds as serious buyers drive traffic, sales

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Mediterranea releases complete product catalog

Mediterranea, a leading manufacturer and designer of porcelain tile, is for the first time making its entire product line available to the general public in a unique reference catalog. 

Printed exclusively for distribution at Surfaces 2012 in Las Vegas, Mediterranea’s catalog contains 36 pages of vivid product photographs, room scenes and product specifications.

The size of a small booklet is an ideal resource to showcase the company’s 16 distinct product lines, including Mediterranea’s latest collection, Tuscan Stone.

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Mediterranea to unveil HD video at Surfaces

Mediterranea, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-grade porcelain tiles, has announced plans to introduce a state-of-the-art high definition video display at Surfaces 2012 running January 24-26 in Las Vegas. The video will be seen along Artisan Avenue (Booth B3027) at the Mandalay Bay resort. Continue reading Mediterranea to unveil HD video at Surfaces

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National retailer redesigns with Mediterranea's Mountain Timber

When national retailer Earth Bound Trading planned a redesign of its stores stretching from Arizona to Key West, they knew a distinctive tile would be needed. The product selected was Mediterranea’s Mountain Timber  — a marriage of a tile to a retailer featuring down-to-earth products. Beginning with its location at the Storebriar Mall in Frisco, TX, Earth Bound Trading is installing Mediterranea’s Mountain Timber on the facade of its stores as part of ongoing renovations. Continue reading National retailer redesigns with Mediterranea's Mountain Timber

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Mediterranea introduces Calacata in porcelain

Doral, Fla.—Mediterranea introduced Calacata glazed porcelain tiles produced in Dynamic HD Imaging to recreate the look of Italian marble. Made in the U.S. with advanced digital inkjet design technology, the Calacata collection features fine-graining and golden-streaked hues so unique to the Carrara marble borne on the 16th century Italian Renaissance. Continue reading Mediterranea introduces Calacata in porcelain

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Mediterranea brings out Italian-inspired Tuscania collection

Doral, Fla.—Mediterranea has released the Tuscania Collection of glazed porcelain tiles. In vibrant high-definition, Mediterranea transfers soft, golden hues to dark shading variations of the vestige stones unique to Italy in a more affordable, easier to clean and maintain series of glazed porcelain tiles. The Tuscania series has been designed and produced in Dynamic HD Imaging exclusive to Mediterranea. Continue reading Mediterranea brings out Italian-inspired Tuscania collection

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Coverings 2011: Exhibitors report business, optimism, traffic on the rise

LAS VEGAS—For a show making its Las Vegas debut—a month earlier than past events, six weeks after Surfaces and just four weeks following Cevisama in Spain—Coverings, the third largest tile show in the world, held its own. Continue reading Coverings 2011: Exhibitors report business, optimism, traffic on the rise

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Surfaces 2011: Ceramic producers show innovative design, realism

When it comes to ceramic tile, state-of-the-art technology has raised the bar in recent years to where mills can create any look they want. Natural stone, travertine and slate looks continue to proliferate in a category where porcelain has become king. This was evident once again at Surfaces where companies showcased the latest cutting-edge designs. And with the StonExpo show joining the festivities, there were more stone offerings available to dealers than ever before. Continue reading Surfaces 2011: Ceramic producers show innovative design, realism