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Porcelanosa unveils new design for flagship NYC showroom

A rendering of the finished Porcelanosa US/NYC flagship showroom.

New York — Porcelanosa, a global leader in the innovation, design, manufacturing and distribution of luxury tile, kitchen and bath products, this week released new images and details behind its plans to refurbish the Commodore Criterion building. Situated in the northwest side of Madison Square Park at 5th Avenue and Broadway, the building will soon be the new site of Porcelanosa US/NYC flagship showroom.  With the interior demolition complete, Porcelanosa has confirmed the grand opening is scheduled for spring 2014. Continue reading Porcelanosa unveils new design for flagship NYC showroom

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Executive forecast: Ceramic producers investing in technology for 2012

By Louis Iannaco

 

Much like last year, while most tile producers did not see economics conditions in 2011 rebound as quickly as they would have liked, they continue to make investments in technology and look to do more of this going into 2012. Digital printing technology has made a huge impact on what manufacturers can create, and it seems as though they’ll continue this trend moving forward. Mills are also being challenged from abroad, with an increase in imports from places like China only adding to pressure on pricing. Continue reading Executive forecast: Ceramic producers investing in technology for 2012

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Porcelanosa opening Maryland showroom

RAMSEY, N.J.—Porcelanosa will open a new showroom in Bethesda, Md., this month and will host a cocktail party on Nov. 17 to celebrate the opening of the new store. Cocktails, dinner, and live music make up this free event with executives from Porcelanosa and some very special guests, including international top model Valeria Mazza, who will be hosting the event. Continue reading Porcelanosa opening Maryland showroom

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Porcelanosa lauches wood line in the U.S.

Ramsey, N.J.—Porcelanosa, a Tile of Spain branded manufacturer, launched a collection of engineered hardwoods in the U.S. While the L’Antic Colonial collection has been available in Europe since the early 2000s, the U.S. buyers can now find the line at any of 15 Porcelanosa stores, CCA Global vendors and most recently with Abbey Carpet & Floor stores, said Chris Breslin, brand manager, wood flooring division. Continue reading Porcelanosa lauches wood line in the U.S.