Tag: colorful flooring

Terrazzo: The Geometry in Our Floors

The Geometry in Our Floors Geometry and shapes are all around us. Terrazzo provides the opportunity to mirror these shapes on the floor beneath our feet. By using lines and curves, a floor can guide us, inspire us, or pique our imagination. Take a look at "The Geometry in our Floors" as we showcase some [...]

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Terrazzo: The Colors of Possibility

The Colors of Possibility Terrazzo offers nearly limitless design possibilities. By customizing colors and aggregate combinations, spaces become one-of-a-kind. Whether you are looking for intricate multi-color designs, or seamless one-color designs, terrazzo offers it all. Take a look at “The Colors of Possibility” as we showcase all the colors of the rainbow.

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Best of NCTA 2018

Best of NCTA 2018Breadth, Beauty, Versatility Each year, the North Central Terrazzo Association gathers to discuss advances in technology, to refine industry techniques, and to build camaraderie across our association. We seek to make time-tested terrazzo techniques even better. We also look back at the projects completed by our association members that show the breadth, beauty, and [...]

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March Madness, Terrazzo Strength

March Madness, Terrazzo StrengthTerrazzo Brings Energy to the Court Whether you’re shouting, “Rock Chalk, Jayhawk!” or “Go Blue!” the terrazzo designs in sports arenas are sure to boost your energy. Players and fans alike will get a ready for the big game in an atmosphere that exudes team spirit. Arenas set with logos, team colors, [...]

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Make Your Space Buzz: Entertaining Terrazzo Designs

Make Your Space BuzzEntertaining Terrazzo Designs With vibrant color options, eye-catching designs, and striking patterns, terrazzo can make your venue come alive. Versatile terrazzo can create designs that set the atmosphere in all types of entertainment venues including casinos, theaters, and hotels. From the bold colors used in the Grand Victoria Casino to bring the [...]

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Terrazzo Tales: Floors that tell stories

Terrazzo TalesFloors that tell stories Terrazzo tells stories. With the rich color selection and freedom of design, terrazzo lets you create visual narratives that last through time. This can be seen in the design for Frazier History Museum in Louisville, Kentucky. The museum, located in the city’s Museum Row, has a terrazzo flooring that features [...]

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Wayfinding: Designs that Guide

WayfindingDesigns that Guide Wayfinding systems guide people—they provide a visual experience to make complex spaces easier to navigate. Terrazzo is especially suited for helping patients orient to large healthcare facilities, students navigate from one classroom to another, and travelers find their way in airports. Adventist Cancer Institute is a case in point. Its poured in [...]

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Winning Designs

Winning Designs:Highlights of beauty and quality We proudly highlight some of the past National Terrazzo and Mosaic Association (NTMA) honor award winners within the North Central Terrazzo Association (NCTA), to show the breadth, beauty and versatility of terrazzo flooring. Award-winning designs and installations from NCTA contractors include hospitals, colleges, research centers, sports arenas, transportation hubs, [...]

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Updating, while honoring the past

It’s the time of year when we reflect on the past and charge ahead into the future. With that in mind, we’ve chosen to feature the historic Joliet Central High School’s new student center. While the school’s central campus was added to the National Register of Historic places in August 1982, its student center features [...]

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Planes, Trains, and Terrazzo

Planes, Trains, and Terrazzo   Where there’s travel, there’s great terrazzo! With its easy clean up and time-tested durability, terrazzo is the perfect material for airports and train stations. The wide color selection and material flexibility of terrazzo give designers the freedom to craft the best designs to welcome passengers as they board and exit. […]

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