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Annual trends from Coverings 2023 – incase you missed it…

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Attendance at this year’s Coverings in Orlando, Florida, rivalled pre-pandemic numbers with 27 000 visitors and more than 1 000 exhibitors from 40 countries. The event is the largest international ceramic and natural stone event in North America.

Broad aesthetics

Marble once again populated the show floor, providing dramatic backdrops as exhibitors from across the globe displayed their porcelain panel production capabilities. Concrete looks were found in nearly every booth and wood looks were more predominant than at international shows. Fitting in with the domestic United States (US) market’s somewhat subdued general aesthetic, was travertine albeit with the addition of more dynamic vein-cut representations.

Annual trends

The annual trends presentation from interior designer and covering ambassador, Alena Capra, highlighted the following:


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