Marble Bricks from Isla Tiles

The new porcelain stoneware collection from Isla Tiles is the perfect crossover between tradition and modernity. Selecting one of the world’s favourite and most ancient materials – marble – Selezione Marmi offers an elegant contemporary spin with its selection of marble-look bricks. Four shades of whites, grey, and black make up the collection with the varied veins of each marble style broken up by the … Continue reading Marble Bricks from Isla Tiles

Heritage tile collection Ricchetti

Castle living with Ricchetti

Rustic edges and uneven surfaces are the hallmarks of Ricchetti‘s Heritage collection. With a desire to redefine the romantic, Ricchetti’s deep neutral shades evoke images of times past with an unmistakable crafted look. Attempting to produce a time that sits mid-way between past and present, Heritage’s five colour options (Blanc, Sable, Cendre, Noir, and Multicolor) fit in peacefully with the modern, whilst offering the mystique … Continue reading Castle living with Ricchetti

Rex marble look tiles Florim

Jewels for the floor

A unique marble-look is always a showstopper. Dramatic colours and deep varied veining offer a delight for the eyes and unmistakable elegance. The “les bijoux de rex” collection from Florim brand Rex empowers an eclectic selection of minerals and marbles to function as art (and jewellery). The Rex brand’s expressive abilities and penchant for artistic beauty make up the essence of this collection. The selected … Continue reading Jewels for the floor

Coverings 2020 Atlas Concorde Boost Pro tile collection

Atlas Concorde’s Concrete Makeover

Atlas Concorde enlivens concrete in their urban-chic collection Boost Pro. Complementing their original Boost collection, which focused on the cooler tones of concrete-effect, Boost Pro lands on the warmer side of the spectrum. The porcelain floor tiles explore brown tones, from pale Ivory to the deep brown Tobacco with Cream, Clay, and Taupe in between. All have a Matte and Grip finish, as well as … Continue reading Atlas Concorde’s Concrete Makeover

Modelled on Antique Mirrors

It’s the look of worn aged mirrors that give this collection from ACIF an antique flair. Combining a high-gloss finish with the rough marks of wear gives Riflessi the best of both worlds, chosen as ” as the gateway to a world of meanings”. These porcelain tiles demonstrate shade variations alongside the age marks, ensuring a visually rich surface. The randomised marks and speckled texture … Continue reading Modelled on Antique Mirrors

Metal magic with Cercom

It was a decision to bring to life the unique beauty of oxidised metal within the confines of porcelain stoneware that led Cercom to produce their latest collection, Temper. Maintaining the many qualities of tempered steel – durability and reliable resistance to everyday use – Temper offers it’s own selection of features. Specifically, a high level of control that ensures a consistency in the five … Continue reading Metal magic with Cercom

tile collection terrazzo medley ergon

Ergon: turning out terrific terrazzo

This spectacular terrazzo surprise comes from Emilgroup brand Ergon. Inspired by a tradition of ancient Venetian Seminato, one of the oldest forms of recycling, Medley offers an enticing combination of colour and composition. The two concrete variants (Minimal and Tecnica) are brought to life by three Venetian Seminato versions – Classic, with standard-look terrazzo shards, Rock, with enlarged and exaggerated fragments, and Pop, with curved … Continue reading Ergon: turning out terrific terrazzo

emilgroup provenza new tile collection

Belgian Bleu Brilliance

Emilgroup brand Provenza takes ancient inspiration for their Unique Bleu collection. Subtly interspersed with fossilised flora and fauna, Belgian Pierre Bleu stone provides the primitive appearance imitated by Provenza’s range. The veining and shade variation present in the limestone recall millions of years past, when what is now Belgium lay beneath a tropical sea. The collection takes the natural tones of the rocks, which vary … Continue reading Belgian Bleu Brilliance

Megeve’s Mountain Wood

For our virtual Coverings, all Italian tile brand Cerdisa has shared with us their comforting collection of wood-looks – Megeve. Four natural tones (Acero, Teak, Rovere, and Wenge) come in a natural effect finish, with four taking on the appearance of oiled wood (Iroko, Rovere, Acero, and Wenge), and three offering a grip finish (Iroko, Teak, and Rovere). Two sizes (200 by 1,200mm and 265 … Continue reading Megeve’s Mountain Wood

Four finishes from Ceramiche Caesar

Four innovative surface finishes (Soft, Matt R10 A+B, Graph, and Aextra20) come together in Ceramiche Caesar‘s Join. Designed to combine the modernity and elegance of concrete and resin, the collection’s surface finishes explore a variety of aesthetics within the bounds of the material fusion. The company describes Soft as having “an innovative, tactile feel” with a “soft aesthetic effect” that “gives the product a sense … Continue reading Four finishes from Ceramiche Caesar

Sound of Marbles

Ceramica Fioranese‘s Sound of Marbles rethinks this classic material to celebrate nature and combine it with tradition and craftsmanship. Five distinctive marble-effect porcelain stoneware surfaces make up the collection – Beige Antico, Rosa Cipria, Nero Fondo, Verde Intenso, and Screziato Vivace. The classic neutral-toned marbles are combined with two distinctive greens, each with unique veining, creating a highly modern take on the material. The collection … Continue reading Sound of Marbles

Serenissima Studio 50 new tile collection terracotta

Serenissima’s Synthesis with Studio 50

Traditional terracotta is given the spotlight with Serenissima‘s STUDIO 50. Celebrating their history of artisanal terracotta and combining it with today’s cutting-edge technology, Serenissima propose a modern surface effect. Six shades make up the range, a mix of the familiar tones of Perla, Sabbia, and Terracotta, and the more unusual colours Peltro, Corvino, and Verderame. A large number of decors add texture and variation to … Continue reading Serenissima’s Synthesis with Studio 50

Bardelli’s Groovy Grouting

In a curious twist of asymmetry comes Zip, the result of a collaboration between Ceramica Bardelli and Meneghello Paolelli Associati. Playing with grout lines, Zip offers unique decorative effects with shaped edges alongside its standard 600 by 600mm and 600 by 1,200mm pieces. The three colours – Anthracite Black, Ivory White, and Antique Terracotta – work to enable striking contrast between a variety of grout … Continue reading Bardelli’s Groovy Grouting

Constructing Compositions with Regalo

Regalo is a collection with a concentration on composition. Designed by Lombardini 22 brand FUD for Appiani, these skinny format tiles take on texture and desaturated tones to create an enormously versatile ceramic collection. The Regolo range is comprised of nine master shades (Panno, Lunaria, Ardesia, Ossido, Ceruleo, Cipria, Mattone, Tanè, and Tobacco) which mix neutrals with warm and cool toned colours. Textural variants of … Continue reading Constructing Compositions with Regalo

Ariana Luce tile collection ABK Group

Luxurious LUCE Marries Materials

ABK Group Ariana‘s collection LUCE focuses on the endless possibilities made available through combining ranges, materials, and tones. The four neutral grey shades (Perla, Acciaio, Peltro, and Piombo) are a clear stylistic choice for this reason, offering a base that can allow for industrial settings, exploration of colour, and that acts a significant partner to natural looks and stones. The two brushed metal look tones … Continue reading Luxurious LUCE Marries Materials

Matera Prima CIR Gruppo Romani new tile collection

CIR Celebrates Ceramics

The new Materia Prima collection from Gruppo Romani brand CIR Manifatture Ceramiche strips ceramic back to its basic form and reimagines it for a contemporary audience. Using cutting-edge technology and ceramic-focused research on aesthetics and fundamentals CIR have produced a wonderfully distinctive range. Focusing on format, Materia Prima comes in a traditional 200 by 200mm and 100 by 200mm, as well as a 240 by … Continue reading CIR Celebrates Ceramics

Flaviker RE-TOUR Ivory Decor Mix new tile collection

Vintage Vibes from Flaviker

Over the next two months we will be continuing with our covering of Coverings due to its cancellation, maintaining the flow of tile information going world-wide. Flaviker is the latest to join us, sharing their RE-TOUR collection that was set to be showcased at the New Orleans show. As the name implies, RE-TOUR marks the return of the aesthetic of French rustic stones. Emphasising the … Continue reading Vintage Vibes from Flaviker

Iberian Inspired Limestone

Ceramiche Refin‘s strong response during these times of uncertainty, with attempts at being “virtually nearer” to their customers, means they have been on the ball when it comes to digitally presenting what would otherwise have been their stand at this year’s Coverings. Thankfully Diary of a Tile Addict can also do a little to help, and we have opened up our site to known and … Continue reading Iberian Inspired Limestone

Crafting Colour Charts with CEDIT and Formafantasma

Florim brand CEDIT presents a unique celebration of colour in their collection Cromatica. Designed by Formafantasma, founded by Andrea Trimarchi and Simone Farresin who “view every project as an opportunity for study and the acquisition of new knowledge”, Cromatica is evidence of the designer’s mission statement of “Looking back to look forward”. Continue reading Crafting Colour Charts with CEDIT and Formafantasma

Iris Ceramica Blaze new tile collection gloss

Blend Textures with Blaze

Mixing media is an important trend for the year, and there are so many ways that companies are incorporating it into their collections. Iris Ceramica have released a wall tile collection that offer their own take on this theme. Taking the standard metro tile (a 100 by 300mm format) Blaze offers subtle natural textures contrasted with gloss with stylish results. The four colour options – … Continue reading Blend Textures with Blaze