Marmomac 2019 Verona: THE Stepping “Stone” to Design Excellence

Designers, architects, engineers, contractors, artisans, and fabricators from around the world will come together in Verona, Italy, later this month, for a spectacular international surface event destined to inspire, amaze and bring the latest natural stone products to the forefront. It is called Marmomac 2019 Verona, and it is the leading global trade exposition for … Read more

Saving the World One Mountain at a Time

The Tre Cime di Lavaredo That’s how TREND Group Global CEO Andrea Di Giuseppe describes the importance of using post-consumer recycled materials in the creation of our flooring, countertops, backsplashes and other building décor. Italian by birth, Di Giuseppe is historically linked to the sixteenth-century artisans in his country who mixed “cast off” marble with … Read more

Terrazzo – An Italian Tradition – Made in America

Of the people, by the people, for the people! “Made in the USA” is an attractive proposition for thoughtful manufacturers who want to help boost the nation’s economy, create jobs, and protect our environment by providing domestically-produced sustainable goods. At TREND Group, we’ve sought to do just that with our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Sebring, … Read more

The Rise of Terrazzo in North America and Its Migration West!

From coast-to-coast, the United States offers many fine examples of terrazzo. George Washington’s beloved Mount Vernon features the first terrazzo floor installed in North America, while the Hollywood Walk of Fame is continually celebrated for its glamour and beauty as millions stroll along it each year. Innumerable public buildings and private residences are resplendent in … Read more

Revolutionizing American Design with Terrazzo in the Eastern United States and Beyond

Mount Vernon Estate Mansion Invented in Italy, and then finding fame in the United States, it’s only fitting that one of the earliest examples of terrazzo flooring in America rests inside George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate. As a military general, statesman and founding father who served as the first president of the United States, George … Read more