QUESTIONBuying Direct - I am wondering if you know of a direct location were to purchase tile instead of going through a distributor or a wholesaler?
ANSWERANSWER - Most manufacturers will not sell direct to the consumer and they require large container quantity orders.
For your protection you are better off working through a distributor who can stand behind the product and is located in the USA. Plus having a good quality showroom to work out of will help you better visualize and design a special room.
There are a list of importers and manufactures with links to their website on our website: click on Expert Answers and find links in the Resources column.