A wildlife walk with Gary Drostle

Since he was last featured in Tile Addict, Gary Drostle has created even more for us to be in awe of. In particular, a notable contribution from this mosaic artist is present in Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in California. The project aimed to create a welcoming, fun, and creative healing space, a far cry from the routine drudgery present in most hospital buildings. Continue reading A wildlife walk with Gary Drostle

Pav. Foundry Bronce (900x900mm & 450x450mm) and Rev. Compass Bronce (450x900mm) from Saloni

Something Chic from Saloni

For those who love tin tiles, worn metal chic is something Saloni has added to their collections. Foundry comes in three colours; Ceniza, Gris, and Bronce, and four styles in rectangular 450x900mm format; Foundry, Compass, Forge, and Crosby. The latter three also showcasing forged metal style relief. Continue reading Something Chic from Saloni

Bespoke, Beautiful, and Balinese

Hotel Group PTT (Potato Head) Family’s first Bali Hotel opened in April 2016 just steps away from their Potato Head Beach Club and functions as both stylish accommodation and cultural display. The lovely Katamama is heralded as “a hotel made by artisans” and displays a whole range of handmade Indonesian details. The interior decorations of each suite are hand picked to create unique and inviting spaces that reflect the traditions and talents of Indonesian craftsmen. Continue reading Bespoke, Beautiful, and Balinese

Inspiration and Imagination

This year’s Natural Stone Show will take place at ExCeL, London, from 30th April to 2nd May 2019. Alongside an impressive array of exhibitors, and many outstanding products, visitors can benefit from an expertly-curated set of value-adding seminars and talks on many different aspects of the solid surface market. Continue reading Inspiration and Imagination

Gem Glass Magma from Sicis

Playing with Nature

This is a small selection of companies’ offerings that take large formats to the next level and into the ether. Using inspiration from nature in the form of marble and gemstones, digital printing helps to create truly incredible out-of-this-world tiles. Sicis offers both mystic marble and grand-scale gems. The veining in their marble collection comes in five powerful metallic shades, giving the collection its name … Continue reading Playing with Nature

Too much Terrazzo?

It’s been claimed to be both a growing trend and a dying one. Interior designers don’t seem to agree on 2019’s taste for terrazzo. Terrazzo with a twist was a very big trend last year, with multiple designs creating a vast range in materials, colours, and finishes. There has been a growing trend towards Terrazzo-effect tiles and Tile Addict has been following the numerous terrazzo-inspired … Continue reading Too much Terrazzo?

Rivoli Grey, Luserna and Saboya from Mainzu (150x300mm)

Old Meets New

Both tradition and its partner, craftsmanship, are things consumers are excitedly welcoming into their homes. Whether it’s the comfort factor that comes along with natural textures and colour variations, or the uniqueness they provide that can be hard to locate in modern, sterile environments, the incorporation of artisanal interior elements is a trend that cannot be ignored in 2019. Thankfully it’s also a trend that … Continue reading Old Meets New