Tile Design Trends & Installation

What Every Industry Pro Should Know

AIA Course Number: NTCA-LT-2024 | 1 Learning Unit

Course Description

There’s often a disconnect between what designers and consumers want, and what installers can properly implement. And how can manufacturers and distributor balance the tile trends that buyers desire, with the installation that contractors can actually achieve? Celebrity Designer Jennifer Farrell and NTCA Training Director Mark Heinlein dive into this lively conversation. Jennifer shares emerging design trends that will drive the tile market in 2024 and beyond; Mark will share the real-life techniques to make those design dreams a beautifully installed reality. A discussion packed with key takeaways that every industry pro needs to know.

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Event Details


August 6th | 3-5p

1650 Howard St

Elk Grove Village, IL 60007


August 8th | 3-5p

13200 10th Ave N, Suite D

Minneapolis, MN 55441


August 15th | 3-5p

650 Melrose Ave

Nashville, TN 37211

Meet Jennifer Farrell


Celebrity designer and television host Jennifer Farrell is a familiar face to audiences who have enjoyed her shows and designs for over two decades. Jennifer became nationally known for hosting the long-running series Find & Design, and currently hosts Million Dollar House HuntersFind Me a Beach House, and Most Amazing Homes.

Named Design Visionary 2020 by The International Surface Event, Jennifer was recently honored as Best of Design by Interiors California, and is the recipient of the prestigious ANDYZ Award for Best Residential Design. Her show homes have been featured on the Dwell on Design Home Tour and the Venice Garden & Home Tour, and she was the celebrity designer for the Dwell on Design Method Home. Jennifer serves on the Middleby Advisory Council, and the Advisory Council for The International Surface Event.

Founder of the award-winning interior design firm Jennifer Farrell Designs, her work has been featured in dozens of publications, including Luxe Magazine, Interiors California, Dwell, Mountain Living, Redbook, Ebony, Entertainment Weekly, House & Garden, Ventura Blvd., FCW, and Sunset.

Jennifer’s long career as a television host and designer spans dozens of popular shows, including: Home Made SimpleFind Me a Vacation HomeBehind the GatesHoliday Dream HomeHome & FamilyFox & Friends WeekendMergeRenovate My Family, and My Celebrity Home.

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