Thin Tile Installations


CTDA Hosts This Educational Event – November 20th, 11 a.m. Central     

Get the latest information on large format, thin porcelain panel tile from our resident expert and technical services director Noah Chitty during the upcoming CTDA webinar on the topic.

Register Today!

CTDA Webinar Overview:

  • Discuss the different forms of manufacturing these large/thin tiles and the latest evolutions of the technologies
  • Review the development of standards for the category, including what testing is currently being used by manufacturers and what new testing a standard might incorporate
  • Look at proper handling techniques, tools for installation, and the best practices and methodologies for installing currently being suggested

This webinar is free for CTDA Members. Register today by clicking here

Style from Edimax

Style replicates the look of well-worn and weathered wood plank floor. Style seeks inspiration from the patinated floors of venerable structures located in historical cities, including Boston, Amsterdam, Florence and Paris. Style is available in four colors, named after the cities above, in a large 8” x 48” plank.

Royal from Sant’agostino

Royal evokes the pageantry of traditional parquet flooring found in European castles and ancient villas. Faithfully reproducing the look of these aged woods with digital technology, there is a subtle sheen reminiscent of floors that have been hand-rubbed oil wax effect.  There are two colorways Sand and Nut with two decos that combine Sand and Nut in reversed patterns. This unique series is available in 30”x30” format.

Yin + Yang from Crossville


Crossville’s Yin + Yang brings a distinctive sense of harmony and flow to the many elements that make up today’s architectural and interior designs. Taking inspiration from ancient Far Eastern art and teachings, its shade, shape, and size options effortlessly balance bold and understated, contours and corners, focal points and counterpoints, to unify and beautify virtually any space. Sizes in this stunning collection include; 1 x 3 Herringbone, 1-1/2 x 6-1/2 Brick, 1/2 x 1/2 Mosaic, 1 x 3 Elongated Hex, 1/2 x 1-1/2 Stacked Mosaic, 3 x 12 Field, and a Linear Mosaic. The palette exudes both the exotic and serene with color names of Black Dragon, Bonsai, Koi Pond, Lotus Blossom, Moon Gate, Silk Fan, Snow Flower & Tea Garden.

Special order 1 – 2 weeks.


Playground from Ergon

Playground is a new series from Ergon with two distinct finishes that play nice together. Playground Paint resembles a stained concrete with a linear striation. It coordinates with Playground Resin, which has an overall washed stained concrete. These unique washes and color palettes perfectly complement each other.

We will be stocking Playground Paint in Tokyo White, Berlin Grey and New York Sand, all available in an 18”x36” format. Playground Resin will be available special order from the U.S. Depot, 2- 3 weeks plus freight.

See our tile at IKEA Twin Cities!

IKEA Twin Cities recently renovated several of their displays and decked them out with wall and floor tiles they picked up at Kate-Lo Tile & Stone. In each of the photos below they choose Interceramic, one of the many manufacturers we represent. In the vignettes below they used:

Up and Down, a fantastic reversed 3-D wall tile that is available in 6×6 and 3×6 sizes in either “Up” or “Down” reliefs. Colors include Bright White, Matte Arrow Wood and Dark Grey.

Brick a stunning contemporary take on white subway tile, available in a 4.25×12.75, 4.25×8.5 or .25×4.25 size. Colors include: Matte White, Matte Smoke, Matte Cocoa and Matte Sweetwood.

Tessuto, is a glazed porcelain floor that is available in 12×24 in five colors, including Pearl White, Tan Beige, Cutch Brown, Ecru Gray and Basalto Black.

Up and Down and Brick are available special order from Inteceramic, 4 – 6 weeks, while Tessuto is stocked in 12×24 sizes (with a coordinating wall) in our Plymouth warehouse.

Passport 2014


Time to renew your passport!

Please join us for an evening viewing new and beautiful glass, metal, stone, ceramic, porcelain & mosaic tiles from around the world.

Departure begins
Thursday, November 6, 2014
4:30pm – 7:00pm

Wine Flights & Appetizers
Door prizes valued up to $1000
View dozens of new tile lines from manufacturers all over the world

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone Showroom
171 Cheshire Lane N., Suite 100
Plymouth, MN 55441
763-450-3636 s

RSVP: Monday, November 3, 2014
To Denise Perrin at:
763-545-5455 s

Rug Home – Fondovalle

Rug Home weaves a delicate texture inspired by fabric to create a unique and elegant surface treatment. This extremely versatile and contemporary through body porcelain is as comfortable at the office as it is at home. It is perfect for both vertical exterior applications and all interior surfaces.

Rug Home is available in four enticing colors with a natural matte finish, including Ecru, Polar, Shark and Steel in a large 16″ x 32″ format. Transform your space into a comfortable and chic environment with Rug Home from Fondovalle.

Brick from Interceramic

Brick from Interceramic takes a contemporary twist on a classic, timeless subway tile. In a simplistic and elegant color palette including Matte White, Matte Smoke, Matte Cocoa and Matte Sweet Wood. The sizes include a contemporary 4-1/4″ x 12 3/4″ and 4-1/4″ x 8-1/2″ and a timeless 4-1/4″ x 4-1/4″. This is a special order item and takes approximately 4 – 6 weeks.