Tile Council of North America (TCNA) and Fabulous Floors Magazine are pleased to announce the release of Tile For Your Lifestyle, a resource guide for consumers, designers, and architects that showcases tile as the design element it truly is.

Consumers and designers alike will learn about tile types, such as ceramic, porcelain, natural stone and glass. She will see metal accent pieces, moldings, insets and other decorative elements that can make a bathroom or kitchen floor a work of art. Rich, full-color images will stimulate ideas for her own home remodeling projects.

The most valuable benefit for the flooring industry will come into play when pros use this publication as a training tool: Manufacturers educating their distributor representatives about materials and installation methods. Distributor reps teaching their retailers about styles and applications.  Sales associates helping their customers during the decision process by genuinely adding value and imparting knowledge. The customer going home with the resource guide so she doesn’t lose that all-important connection to the retailer.

TILE… For Your Lifestyle will cover the spectrum from the history of tile to the latest decorating ideas. This 80-plus-page publication will be a resource and reference for everyone from the distributor to the consumer – a “must have”.
Whether used by a homeowner to get some ideas for remodeling a kitchen or an architect specifying tile for a commercial project, Tile For Your Lifestyle beautifully presents ways to make any space exceptional using tile.  This 80-page inspiration gallery is a must have for anyone considering using tile in their project!

Available Oct. 15th at Barnes and Noble, Books-A-Million, Hastings and other high-end, independent booksellers, Tile For Your Lifestyle explores tile materials and trends, shows tile’s beauty and versatility, and discusses tile’s low life-cycle cost and a new standard for sustainability.  Also included is a section on how to select an installer with verifiable knowledge and skills – a vital, yet often overlooked part of achieving the installation of one’s dreams.. In addition, this special interest publication will be sent to ASID and AIA members.

The resource guide in its entirety – including all advertising – will also be posted to TCNA’s  website (www.tileusa.com) and to fabulousfloorsmagazine.com.

Fabulous Floors Magazine was founded in 2003 and is a quarterly consumer publication. Fabulous Floors is distributed nationwide and internationally.

Tile Council of North America (TCNA) is a trade association representing manufacturers of ceramic tile, tile installation materials, tile equipment, raw materials, and other tile-related products.  Since 1945, Tile Council has been serving the U.S. ceramic tile market and more recently the Canadian and Mexican markets as well.


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