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Product roundup: Floor and wall tile collection


Product roundup: Floor and wall tile collection

Project evolution from Ceramiche Caesar, Eminent Wood Maximum from Fiandre, and Voyage from Landmark are just three of the 12 products highlighted in BD+C's June Product Roundup.

By David Barista, Editorial Director | June 21, 2018


1. Rejuvenations StoneRun


Armstrong flooring

This sheet flooring emulates stone, concrete, and travertine, offering a natural or industrial aesthetic to high-traffic spaces within healthcare, university, retail, and corporate environments. Available in 32 design styles, from grayish Sidecar Subway to brownish Cosmo Macchiato, the flooring withstands heavy foot and rolling-load traffic and is easy to heat weld and flash cove. Sizes: six feet wide, up to 82 feet long.


2. Project Evolution

Ceramiche Caesar

Project Evolution

This line of marble- and stone-inspired ceramic tile is available in two mega sizes (120x120 inches and 120x240 inches) to create a seamless effect for wall and floor applications. Its 9mm thickness offers added resistance to loads and bending strength, and makes the slabs suitable for both floor and wall installations. Applications range from exterior cladding to lobby floors and walls.


3. Xtramdf

Architectural Systems, Inc.


For projects that require an industrial expression, decorative wood panels offer a range of design styles, from XtraConcrete, for a solid-concrete aesthetic, to XtraRust, for an aged metal look. XtraRust, XtraMatte, and XtraConcrete feature a scratch-resistant, anti-fingerprint, UV-resistant finish over an MDF core. XtraStone and XtraCement are made of natural stone veneer adhered to MDF or concrete.


4. Eminent Wood Maximum


Fiandre Eminent wood maximum

This porcelain slab for floor and wall applications looks like petrified wood, offering a striking aesthetic for retail spaces, galleries, spas, and hotel lobbies. Available in sizes up to 59x118 inches and 6mm thickness for strength and durability. Two color options: Eminent Brown contrasts a pure-white background with broad streaks of color; Eminent Grey offers grey variegation over a white background.


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5. Marmoleum Modular


Forbo Marmoleum

Linoleum flooring line offers four tile formats—from XL (75x50 inches) to small (25x25 inches)—several designs, and 46 colors, allowing designers to mix and match styles, sizes, and colors to create one-of-a-kind installations. Three collections: Shade, concrete structures in cool and warm greys, black, and white; Colour, pastels and colorful concrete; and Marble, classic and contemporary marbled colors.


6. Strand


Vives Strand

Porcelain tile replicates the look of OSB boards through advanced printing technology. The Strand collection is available in six wood shades and two sizes, including 23.3-inch squares and 23.3x47-inch rectangles. Other options come with digitally printed geometric patterns in multiple bright and neutral colors (pictured). Suitable for a range of floor and wall applications in both commercial and residential environments.


7. Voyage


Landmark Ceramics Voyage

This new porcelain tile line offers a different take on a wood-look porcelain tile. The butcher block pattern is available in four colorways, including oak, multicolor bright, multicolor dark, and walnut, and comes in 8x40-inch planks. The porcelain material has no VOCs and is frost, fire, and fade resistant, according to the company. Applications include: indoor floors, walls, and countertops, as well as outdoor walls.


8. Citysoul


Vitromex CitySoul

Available in black, brown, grey, and taupe, this porcelain tile collection takes its cues from finished concrete, replicating the distinctions, subtle linear glaze, and smooth natural surface that creates its unique organic character, according to the maker. Suitable for a range of commercial applications, including offices, retail shops, lobbies, and restaurants. Offered in a range of sizes, from 3x13 inches to 20x20 inches.


9. Crystal Rock

Dune Cerámica

Crystal Rock Dune Ceramica

Ceramic wall tiles are handcrafted, making each one slightly different for an authentic look. Crystal Rock tiles are made from melted glass and a stone mold, with either gold or silver coloring added. The tiles come in 11.6x35.5-inch panels and 12mm thickness. Two color offerings—Crystal Rock Golden and Crystal Rock Silver—provide a rich, elegant aesthetic for commercial spaces, including retail and hospitality venues.


10. Ny2LA

Florida Tile

NY2LA Florida Tile

Porcelain tile line features unique shapes and colors inspired by modern urban settings. The subtle graphics are created by hand, and the polygon shape is cut precisely with water jets. Slabs are available in large square, rectangle, and polygon shapes; square and polygon mosaics are also offered. Six colors, including Chelsea Black (shown), are available. Sizes range from 3.75x12 inches to 21.5x29.5 polygons.


11. s 28 Microtex

Ardex Americas

Ardex Dune Ceramica

This rapid-drying, fast-hardening tile and stone mortar is formulated for large- and super-format tile/stone installations in interior applications. The microfiber-reinforced, polymer-modified mortar is flexible with virtually no shrinkage and an extended open time (45 minutes), says the maker. Installers can walk on the tile/stone and grout in just four hours. Each 40-lb. bag covers 103 sf. Adjustment time: 20 to 25 minutes.


12. Elevate


Elevate Ecore

Resilient flooring line includes five products to meet the needs of modern gyms and athletic facilities, from the entryway to weight rooms to locker rooms. For instance, Bounce 2 offers a synthetic wood-grain surface that is fusion bonded to a 5mm base layer for spaces where durability is key, such as cardio rooms and multipurpose areas. Frictional is a 2mm vinyl safety flooring with an enhanced coefficient of friction to prevent falls.

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