Paris-based Ceramic Custodians

Landscape by Almaviva
Delft-style Multi-tile landscape, 3,450 by 1,500mm, by Almaviva

Almaviva is a Paris-based tile atelier that makes Delft tiles, azulejo panels and a huge diversity of hand-made glazed tiles in a variety of time-honoured designs.

Garden seat by Alamaviva
Garden seat decorated with earthenware tiles by Almaviva

The studio’s specialties also include Italian Renaissance majolica tiles, but Almaviva also designs and creates medieval pavements, Iznik panels and Islamic tiles, including zellige.  The atelier uses manual Renaissance techniques to produce tiles, with the clay stamped by hand and decoration hand-painted with natural oxides.

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