Tile and LEED: Does tile help LEED projects achieve points?

Friday, November 19th, 2010

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 […]

Statements Tile Featured as a Model Showroom in Tile Dealer Magazine

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

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 […]

One more reason to choose tile over vinyl or wallpaper for your floors and walls

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

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.

Tim Brown Urges Us to Think Big in Design

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

March/April Tile Dealer: Can I Use Tile Outside?

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

The March/April 2010 Issue of TileDealer is available now in its new electronic format. The focus of the current issue is the use of tile in exterior settings.

7 Tile Resources that All Design Professionals Should Know

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

I have compiled a list of 7 of the best tile resource websites for professionals. Please use the comments to post any other resources I missed (no sales sites please, as I’ll just delete them). Ceramic Tile Distributors Association: CTDA’s online education is best in class. Although there is a fee, the classes are an […]

5 Rules for Choosing a Tile Installer

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

The biggest mistake that people make on their tile project is not spending as much time shopping for an installer as they do shopping for tile. Tile installation, especially when it comes to stone, glass, metal or other specialty tiles requires expertise and skill. To help you navigate the process of selecting a tile installer, […]

Statements Tile Featured In Bellevue Style Blog For Product Runway

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

VueSociety just posted an article about our participation in this year’s Product Runway happening in Seattle. Here’s a snippet from the interview with our design team: “What inspired your piece? Born from last year’s Product Runway show, the central concept for this year’s piece has not wavered since then. Implemented and contextualized, the original idea […]