We recently learned that Jeffrey Court would be closing its ceramic tile factory in California. The closure effects about one-third of their line. Most of their stone and glass products, as well as the red body ceramics, are unaffected by the factory closure. Early next year, Jeffrey Court will introduce new ceramics chapters to replace the chapters [...]
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We often hear of new tile designs emerging from the latest fashion trends. But how often do we see fashion drawing inspiration from tile? Check out Tile Envy for the complete collection. The fashion: The inspiration:
We will be closed the following dates in observance of the holidays: Thursday, December 23rd Friday, December 24th Saturday, Decemeber 25th Friday, December 31st Saturday, January 1st May you have a joyous holiday season. Thank you for your support, we look forward to serving you in 2011!
Our customers frequently ask how tile helps with LEED certification for projects. Tile can help in a variety of ways. Most recently, the USGBC announced an exemption from testing for tile because of its performance on a key criterion: IEQ Credit 4.3: Low-Emitting Materials—Flooring Systems Tile is fired at very high temperatures, usually in excess [...]
The current issue of Tile Dealer magazine features Statements Tile as a showroom built to beat the recession. Thanks for highlighting the great work that Susan, Karen, and Tonya do to make sure that our showroom is the best in class. Stop by to see for yourself if you haven’t already. Tile Dealer Nov/Dec Issue [...]
The Consumer Product Safety Commission is warning that vinyl and wallpaper are toxic. Bloomberg news reports, “Products containing phthalates can release toxic gas over time because the plasticizers aren’t chemically bonded to the underlying material, Gearhart said. Children also breathe in the chemicals through dust.” Yikes! For more information, view the full article.
Each year, our local fire department commemorates the Great Seattle Fire of 1889–an event that shaped our city in countless ways. Most activities take place in Occidental Park and Mall, just outside our studio doors. Bring your kids for fun fire safety activities and to enjoy historic Seattle.
Hope you can join us! Artopia Details.
A great opportunity to help those suffering in Haiti: Help The Salvation Army Pack A Million Meals For Haiti!Give two hours. Pack Food. Feed thousands. The Salvation Army is urging Northwesterners to pack a million meals for Haiti earthquake survivors at a mass volunteer event later this month. The event will provide meals for 20,000 [...]