Highlights from Coverings 2016

Coverings is an international trade fair and expo dedicated to showcasing ceramic tile and natural stone. It has grown to be the largest and most important show of its kind in the U.S., featuring exhibitors from more than 40 countries and attracting thousands of...

Eye Kandy: New Wallcovering from Élitis

Kandy, a sacred city of Sri Lanka, serves as inspiration for the latest line from Élitis. There, traditional dyers distill pomegranate, turmeric and indigo to color silk, something that is mythical to their culture. The Élitis line reinterprets silk as a vinyl with...

Leather Tiles by Studioart

I am a big fan of leather finishes, so I was thrilled to learn about Studioart, an Italian company specializing in leather interiors. A focus of craftsmanship paired with research and innovation set Studioart tiles apart from competitors. In addition to basic leather...

Christian Lacroix for Marotte

Combining their long history of pairing craftsmanship with the latest technology, French company Marotte has partnered with fashion designer Christian Lacroix for a new collection of decorative wood panels. Passementerie de Bois sur Résine : Wood Veneer and carved...

Faux Wood Wallcovering

While photo reproductions often lose the je ne sais quoi of the real material, Scrapwood Wallpaper by Piet Hein Eek has a quirkiness that perfectly interprets 3D into 2D.  For use in low traffic applications, this wallcovering would be a beautiful alternative to real...