Carrara Bianco 1×3″ Stacked Brick Marble Tile

Carrara Bianco 1x35SF neatly packed into a box.  The Box is shrink wrapped.

1x3Carrara Bianco 1×3″ Stacked Brick Carrara Marble Tile

This lot of Carrara Bianco 1×3″ Stacked marble arrived December 19th 2013.  This particular crate of 1×3″ is from lot # C21.  If you have an interest in this lot please let us know by quoting C21 in the comments on the order.  Or just send us an email

Tile Council of North America Test Data

Capella WoodTile DCOF

Premium Porcelain Wood Look Tile

Premium Porcelain Mahogany Wood Look Tile available in 6×24″ and 6×36″ Lengths

Calacatta 1×1″ Hexagon and Venato 3×6″ Honed Subway Tile

Calacatta 1x1" Hexagon with Venato 3x6"On the left is Calacatta 1″ Hexagon Honed $15.95SF on the Right is Carrara Venato 3×6″ Honed Subway Tile $7.00SF

People are used to seeing Carrara in retailers.  The common view of Carrara is gray with gray veining.  The reality is if you have offices in Europe (like us) you can actually get some far lighter shades of marble stone.  In this image above we are showing the 1″ Hexagon Calacatta with the 3×6″ Honed Venato.

Anyone looking for a Calacatta bathroom but doesn’t quite have the budget for Calacatta 3×6″ Subway Tiles ($16.95SF) the Carrara Venato Collection in a 3×6″ format is a great substitute for only $7.00SF.   The whiter base of the Venato blends nicely with the Hexagon.  The Venato will not have the Calacatta gold veining, but it will look good on the walls and due to it’s white base offer a good option or substitute, when budgets or availability are an issue.

If you have any questions or need to see more pictures of current lots please email us

New Calacatta Inventory

CALACATTA 2 no backgound New ProductThese are the tiles we are having cut into Calacatta Gold 12×12″ Honed and 6×12″ Calacatta Gold Honed

It has been an incredible challenge keeping Calacatta in stock and getting the quality right (many of our regular customer I know this year have been frustrated by our lack of stock).  This year we have rejected hundreds of blocks from Italy, determined to get the quality we need.  Italy itself has been struggling with pulling blocks that fits our requirement.  We are focused on offering a premium selection of Calacatta but at a price that makes sense.  Having the wider bands of veining within the tiles has been key.  This is the look we all want in the USA.  Italian’s and other European countries like the spidery thinner veining with a cream base.

In the USA and at The Builder Depot we believe it is all about the whitest possible base and wide banded veining.  These tiles pictured above will be cut up and arrive around summer 2014.  There will not be a lot of stock at first.  But throughout the year and assuming we can continue to get this quality then we will increase availability.  If you have an interest in this particular style of Carrara please let us know

Carrara Venato 4×4″ Hexagon Mosaic Tile

Carrara Venato Honed 4x4" Hexagon Mosaic TileCarrara Venato 4″ Hexagon Marble Mosaic Tile

Carrara Venato 3×6″ Kitchen Backsplash

Venato 3x6"Carrara Venato 3×6″ Subway Tile Backsplash

Carrara Venato 3x6Used throughout the entire Kitchen.  Venato is such a consistent product.

Carrara Venato subway Tile BacksplashIncredible Kitchen

Venato 3x6With Special thanks from Ryan at MacBro LLC for these pictures showing Carrara Venato 3×6″ Kitchen Backsplash