Following the popularity of our last list of tile designers we thought we’d give you 10 more!
Embracing the imperfections inherent in handcrafted tiles, Smink’s collections are designed around lines and patchworks with families of colour curated for perfect mixing and matching.
2) Toni Cumella
Born in 1951, the son of ceramicist Antoni Cumella, Toni Cumella studied industrial engineering at Barcelona University before dedicating himself entirely to ceramics in 1970. Throughout his career he has been stretching global perception of tile and applying his striking ceramic visions to some of architecture’s most significant projects.
3) Erin Adams
Exclusive designer of six collections for Ann Sacks Tile and Stone from 1998 to 2010, creator of numerous ranges for Indian manufacturer Tempesta, for Imagine Tile, and for her company Erin Adams Designs, Adams’ tiles are in styles of all kinds.
4) Erica Tanov
Diverse designer Erica Tanov is mostly known for her homewares and clothing. But thanks to a collaboration with Clé Tile she is known to us for her stand-out ranges Fern and Jacobsen.
Fabric and wallpaper designer Neisha Crosland is the creator onf one of our all-time favourite collections – Haveli. Her eye for pattern and rich use of earthy tones is a pure delight to behold.
As a designer of all kinds – from interiors, to furniture, to wall decor and art – Sarah Sherman Samuel is known for her effortless, timeless looks. Her Strands colection created in partnership with Concrete Collaborative follows that same ethos.
Full of colour, angles, and curves, Zinovatnaya’s collaboration with Ceramica Bardelli brings the best of her style to the tile world. SODA’s retro patchwork vibe will always be a winner for us.
The vibrant, fantastical designs of Adam Nathaniel Furman, as well as his keen use of tiling for murals and public art, had us dreaming for a tile collection from the wonderous universe in his mind. And we finally got it with ‘New Town’ made in collaboration with Botteganove. Here’s to hoping for more!
9) Gio Ponti
Though the majority of our list includes contemporary designers, Italian design master Gio Ponti belongs on here just the same. Many of his designs still echo amongst modern creations, with his influencial presence still very much felt.
The Bouroullec brothers have a protfolio as diverse as their personalities. From spatial arrangements to furniture designs, and from jewellery to photography, their designs know no bounds and their textured tiling triumphs are no exception.
A new post by Hanna Simpson, Diary of a Tile Addict, May 2022.