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Hastings Tile & Bath Goes Blue with New Oceanside Glasstile Collection

Environmentally Sound Tile in Keeping with Hastings' Own Green Philosophy
    FREEPORT, NY, March 29, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Hastings Tile & Bath, the premier importer and distributor of contemporary bath products for over 125 years, is pleased to announce that they are showcasing the newest collection of sustainable tiles from long-time supplier Oceanside Glasstile. The new collection, named Blue, is a fundamental shift in sustainability, as it promotes social and economic justice as well as sustainable lifestyles.

BLUE hits the market boasting post-consumer recycled content percentages as high as 82%. This characteristic lends itself to LEED accreditation and does so with the highest quality, handcrafted mosaics. The mosaic line is responsibly sourced, obtaining recycled product through curbside recycling programs, is handcrafted in North America and priced competitively for its class. Poised to deliver sophisticated design, BLUE launches with 6 colors and 4 blends that are available in 2 patterns " x " and " x 3 3/8" and is complemented by 3 classic liners. The spiraling milky opals conjure mid-century nostalgia, while the naturally earthy translucence plays nicely with all finishes. This collection sings loud and clear with resonant beauty while answering the call for ecologically sound material.

"Concern for the environment is not a passing fad," says Kevin Mashia, director of tile products at Hastings Tile & Bath. "It's incumbent upon us, as distributors to stand behind the products we sell, and because Oceanside Glasstile's mission and commitment is in keeping with ours, we are proud to promote this new and beautiful line."

Hastings Tile & Bath will have the collection available in both of their showrooms; in the A+D building in NYC, and in the Chicago Merchandise Mart. Along with tiles, Hastings is proud to be the exclusive importers and distributors of other sustainable and important contemporary product lines such as Vola and Sonia.

About Hastings Tile & Bath
For 125 years, Hastings Tile & Bath has been at the forefront of design; providing architectural products to the building industry, beginning with pavers for large-scale installations such as the walkways that surround New York City's Central Park. In the 1970s, the company began importing tile and bath products from Italy for the high-end home furnishings industry. Today, Hastings has over 200 Bath and Tile dealers across the country, including their own fashionable showrooms in the Architects & Designers Building in New York and in Chicago's Merchandise Mart. Known for providing a full range of innovative and functional products to architects and designers, Hastings Tile & Bath continues its long tradition of sourcing the best tile and plumbing products from Europe. Their collections have included some of the finest names in the industry; Fornasetti, Philippe Starck, Andree Putnam, Gio Ponti, and they are the exclusive importer and distributor of the Arne Jacobsen designed, multiple award-winning Vola line in the United States. They are also the exclusive North American importer of the Sonia line of contemporary bath products. They introduced the Chelsea bathtub and coordinating sinks in 2008 and in 2010 they expanded the collection with the addition of their own Chelsea H125 faucet line. Visit Hastings Tile & Bath at For additional information contact DRS and Associates at 818.981.8210 or

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