Interview by Laurie Pellichero | Photo by Linda McManus
Tell us about the history of Garden State Tile.
Garden State Tile first opened its doors in New Jersey in 1957, where we have been family owned and operated since our inception. Since then we have expanded to 15 locations and 12 showrooms up and down the East Coast. In 2018 we officially brought our concierge design services and vast product selection to the Princeton community with the opening of our luxury Nassau street showroom.
What does your product selection include?
Our large catalog of offerings encompasses everything from porcelain, ceramic, glass, stone, hardwood flooring, and countertops to specially sourced decorative lines such as water-jet tiles, handcrafted glass tiles, artisan mosaics, cement tiles, exterior pavers, and more. To hold it all in place, setting materials, grout, epoxies, waterproofing, cleaners, and sealants are also offered to ensure your project looks and stays beautiful. Our Princeton showroom also displays and sells sinks, mirrors, vanities, and niches for cohesive design solutions.
How does Garden State Tile source its product lines?
We’ve spent over half a century building relationships with global manufacturers to ensure that only the very best quality products are sourced for our customers’ homes and businesses. Whether it be the marble quarries of Settentrione, the traditional manufacturing facilities of Spain and Italy, or the cutting-edge plants in the United States, Garden State Tile works closely with the people and the places from around the world who produce our collections. We are extremely hands-on from the design process through production which, in turn, allows us to offer the most on-trend and technologically advanced surfacing solutions available today. more