Article Number: 10003
British Ceramic Tile Company Expanding in the US & Canada; Launching Laura Ashley, Ted Baker & More at Coverings
London, England - Collaborating with some of the UK’s most iconic British designers including Ted Baker, Laura Ashley, Conran, and the V&A Museum, The House of British Ceramic Tile, UK’s leading manufacturer of ceramic and glass tiles spanning the last 100 years, is expanding its North America product lines. The company will launch Laura Ashley wall and floor tiles for the first time in North America, as well as unveil new 2017 collections for Ted Baker and British Ceramic Tile at Coverings Orlando (April 4-7, 2017; booth 3473).

Making its debut in America and Canada after being available to the U.K. since 2002, the quintessentially British Laura Ashley collection will feature the popular designs from collaboration with the fashion house. The 2017 line includes a timeless range of wall and floor tiles featuring iconic Laura Ashley prints.

The company will also be unveiling new designs for the exclusive, premium wall and floor tile collection for the fashion-forward and global lifestyle brand Ted Baker, which launched in the U.S. in the fall of 2016. The new line reflects three of the designer’s new signature prints for the year ahead, including the eye-catching Paradise tile, classic Geo tile, and the unique markings of the Partridge tile.

Changing the face of tiles with trends and design driving forward every new collection, the British Ceramic Tile collection will launch the company’s 2017 new range of ceramic tiles including, Textile, Gravity, Luxury Whites, Indulgent, Luna, Zeus, and Terrazzo, which features innovative textured tiles, light reflective qualities, discreet patterns and luster finishes. British Ceramic Tile is also leading the industry when it comes to glass design. Delivering an unrivalled depth of colour together with light enhancing properties, the glass lines are made from the finest quality English glass.

Head of global sales at British Ceramic Tile, Heidi Normanton, explains: “Coverings is a highlight within our event calendar and a valuable opportunity to engage with our growing US and Canada customer base at a key time within their buying process. Our focus is on inspiring new and existing retail partners with our diverse, style-led collections, which epitomizes the very best of British design and manufacturing.”

Claire O’Brien Head of design adds: “Design is very much at the heart of everything we do as a business, making us a true design leader within tiles. This year is set to be no different as we launch cutting-edge new collections inspired by the latest trends in fashion and interiors to excite and delight the North American market.”

The British Ceramic Tile Coverings booth will be protected by Sentry Guards. All the way from the UK, the guards will be standing to attention throughout the show and provide a unique photo opportunity for customers.

About British Ceramic Tile
British Ceramic Tile is one of the UK’s leading ceramic and glass tile manufacturers. With a history of manufacturing ceramics in the UK for over 100 years, British Ceramic Tile has a long established heritage of producing quality wall and floor tiles. From its world-class factory in Devon, England, the company supplies to independent tile retailers, DIY retailers, housebuilders and specifiers, both nationally and overseas. Keeping market trends and design at the heart of each collection, the company offers ceramic and porcelain through to glass, natural stone and decorative products and also collaborates with some of the UK’s most iconic British designers including Ted Baker, Laura Ashley, Conran and the V&A Museum. Please visit www.britishceramictile.com