Most current trends in tile, vinyl and wood flooring are the result of emerging technical advances, offering designers and architects enormous flexibility to create unique looks in non-traditional applications. Tiles that simulate real wood, vinyl flooring with a natural stone appearance, and wood flooring that can be used in wet areas are just some of the latest advancements. In this course contractors, designers and architects will learn how to apply current trends in tile, vinyl and wood flooring to gain a competitive advantage.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify how inkjet technology is producing new trends in tile flooring.
  • Recognize the benefits of the latest trends in vinyl and laminate flooring.
  • Describe the technical advances driving the latest trends in wood flooring.
  • Explain the process and advantages of direct sourcing of trending flooring products.