Infinity Blue

It’s not unusual for notable figures and events to be celebrated within the arts, with sculptures, statues, tapestries, and paintings, ensuring their legacy lives on and that their story is passed down through the ages. In a fun twist of convention a new towering sculpture has been unveiled at the Eden Project to honour an entirely unsung hero of history – cyanobacteria. Although we mostly … Continue reading Infinity Blue

Toon Town Tiler

Another vigilante tiler has come to Tile Addict’s attention, and this time they are much closer to home! Southampton has seen a burst of mosaic activity in the last few years thanks to the mind and creativity of Will Rosie. In an attempt to make his mark and brighten up his beloved city he has taken to one of the greatest art forms known to … Continue reading Toon Town Tiler

Form Fitted Fixtures

After a month of inpsiration from Cersaie, it only seems right to look to something a little different for a while. We have a few unique and incredible artists and projects to share – a whole raft of wonderful work with tiles, mosaics, and more. First up are these awesome form fitted fixtures from Portuguese artist Dalila Gonçalves. In Blankenbergue Square, Belgium, a collection of … Continue reading Form Fitted Fixtures

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Colourful Codicer

The Codicer 95 stand at Cersaie was one of Tile Addict’s favourites. It stood out completely from the crowd with the wacky and colourful designs and made such an impact that it deserves it’s own article entirely. There are only a few main collections that will be covered here, although they are by no means the only designs worth mentioning. The first to catch our … Continue reading Colourful Codicer

Casalgrande Padana Limpha leaf ceramic slab self cleaning

Lifelike Limpha

The bright green leafy print of Limpha is hard to ignore. An unexpected wall of foliage made entirely from ceramic slabs is an interesting take on the modern desire for green spaces. Creating a mask for structures that take from nature, by replicating not only the visual benefits but also the air purifying abilities of leaves and trees, this collection by Casalgrande Padana gives back … Continue reading Lifelike Limpha

Mutina Chymia black and white tile range cersaie 2019

Cersaie Curiosities V

This year’s Cersaie has given us so much to talk about from so many different companies – a delightfully eclectic mix of patterns, trends, and textures. And luckily, there is still more to share. The earthy Techland collection from Natucer added a vibrant warmth to the stand that was hard to miss. A variety of shapes, formats, and surface decors in Fire, Basalt, and Natural … Continue reading Cersaie Curiosities V

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Cersaie Curiosities IV

Tile Addict isn’t done with the wonderful Cersaie discoveries just yet, there is still plenty to come! Wall&Decò‘s textured and colourful designs drew us in, especially the art deco crossover feel of Cabinet de Curiosite, but it was the unique features of their range that are most worth a mention. Their Wet System is a patented coating technology that enables warterproofing and protection for humid … Continue reading Cersaie Curiosities IV

Wow Design kintsugi tiles Ensō cersaie 2019

Cersaie Curiosities III

Cersaie is the gift that keeps on giving, and this third installment of the curiosities from the show demonstrates wonderfully the range of delights we had the privilege of seeing. One particular collection from the Gigacer stand made quite the impression with its varied textured geometric patterns and bold colour choices. Ink has a unique appearance, modern lively colours, subtle shade variation and a look … Continue reading Cersaie Curiosities III

Ape Grupo coloured ombre tile cersaie 2019

Cersaie Curiosities II

Our previous article on Cersaie‘s curiosities barely scratched the surface of all the design delights from the show. Today we have a selection of four more companies who have created a little something to talk about. This piece by Ceramica Sant’Agostino has a slight 70s flair and an interesting format (250mm by 750mm) that draws the eye away from the grout lines to create the … Continue reading Cersaie Curiosities II

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Cersaie Curiosities

We have covered many of the main trends and styles that caught Tile Addict’s eye at Cersaie, but there were many, many more special and intruguing works that have not yet received a mention. Firstly, this range from leftfield by Novoceram – Kawaii. A Japanese inspired collection of cartoon decor tiles featuring Kawaii characters was definitely an unexpected find. This bright and lively ceramic wallpaper … Continue reading Cersaie Curiosities

Marazzi skinny format tile trend cersaie 2019

Skinny Selection

Skinny formats have been trending a lot this year so Tile Addict took a look around Cersaie to see how companies have incorporated them into their ranges. And there are definitely some interesting formats, decors, and effects to see! Ceramica Rondine‘s Oxyd (covered in the metallics and pearlescents article) had a new skinny format addition to its collection. The new format included all of the … Continue reading Skinny Selection