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National Tile Day - February 23


On February 23rd, National Tile Day recognizes a timeless element of architecture and design. Around the world, tile plays a variety of roles. From the modest to the sublime, tile proves to be versatile and attractive.

Historically, only the wealthy could afford tile in their homes. The expense of handmade or small batch production meant tiles were difficult for the ordinary person to obtain. With the advent of the industrial revolution, tile not only became more affordable but the designs and features expanded with the technology.

Beautiful tile finds its way into every room of the home, outdoor spaces, commercial and industrial buildings by providing an infinite number of styles through color, texture, and dimension.  The durability and energy efficiency of tile adds value, and no material is more sustainable or has lower maintenance costs.

HOW TO OBSERVE #NationalTileDay

Take time to appreciate the quality craftsmanship of the tile work around you. If a remodel or building is in your future, consider tile in your design. Tile offers not only texture but color and warmth too. Share your experience with tile design and its versatility indoors and out. What are your favorite styles and latest innovations in tile? There’s so much to discover! Share your story or image showing why you choose tile with #NationalTileDay on Instagram and Twitter.


Coverings, the largest international tile & stone show in North America, founded National Tile Day in 2017 to shine a spotlight on the benefit of tile in residential and commercial design.

The Registrar at National Day Calendar® declared the day to be observed annually on February 23rd.

Learn more about National Tile Day at www.coverings.com/ntd

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