Hotel & Restaurant in Triana | Photo credit: Jesús Granada

Tile of Spain Awards 2019

As the Tile of Spain Awards Award Ceremony approaches, it’s time to take a look at some of the most enticing designs across the Architecture category. In order to promote the use of Spanish ceramics, all entries must make significant use of them throughout their designs to be considered. The competition is open to designers both in Spain, and worldwide with the Architecture and Interior … Continue reading Tile of Spain Awards 2019

Deco Tayberry for 2020

In keeping with the tile world’s take on Pantone’s Colour of the Year – muted and dusty pinks used in place of the bright and lively Living Coral – Original Style‘s Tile of the Year is a mixture of soft pinks and berry tones. Deco Tayberry was selected for the 2020 honour in a combined effort from Original Style and interior designers 2LG Studio. Continue reading Deco Tayberry for 2020

Collaboration with Alejandro Zaera in Aiuchi, Japan

Toni Cumella: Ceramic Visionary

Toni Cumella’s ceramic expertise has been utilised by architects such as Enric Miralles, Alejandro Zaera-Polo, and Jean Nouvel. These collaborations have made Ceramica Cumella’s material a key component of Barcelona’s stunning built environment. Continue reading Toni Cumella: Ceramic Visionary

Carmen by Alessandro Mendini for Portinari

Carmen Is Best In Show

Portinari’s new Carmen collection, that will officially make its debut at Salone del Mobile in Milan in April, is the latest fruit of Alessandro Mendini’s highly successful  partnership with A Lot Of Brazil and its designer Pedro Franco; Continue reading Carmen Is Best In Show

An image of Cevisama 2017

Talking Tiles

The organisers of Cevisama 2018 wanted the progress in exhibitor numbers to be matched by a qualitative leap in the programme of parallel events. They have thus invested considerable effort in attracting international architectural pace-setters to Valencia. As a result two winners of the Pritzker Prize will be participating this year. Continue reading Talking Tiles

February Fashion Feature

For more than ten years Surface Design Show has been the place where industry people immerse themselves in the latest materials for the built environment, gain new insights and network with like-minded designers and suppliers. From 6th to 8th February 2018, the show will return to London’s Business Design Centre, presenting the newest and best surfaces that the design industry has to offer. Continue reading February Fashion Feature

Interactive Tiling Wins Recognition

Mosa’s μ (mu) tiles respond to changing light and subtly go through gradations of colour during the course of the day. This is caused by the ceramic pigments mixed in with the clay and skilful combination of different colours. This ensures that the tiles absorb certain light waves and reflect others, so that the shades change depending on the viewing angle and observation distance. Continue reading Interactive Tiling Wins Recognition

Yurtbay Seramik's award-winning Cube wallcovering

Turkish Delight

Tile Addict salutes Yurtbay Seramik: which has just been named as winner of the Wallcovering Award in The International Design & Architecture Awards 2017 by design et al in The Product Design Categories within The International Design and Architecture Awards 2017. Yurtbay Seramik victorious design was Cube.  This 300 by 900mm rectified, high reflief, moulded tile forms a striking wallcovering.   The Cube tile design is suitable for a … Continue reading Turkish Delight

Concrete Masterclasses

At the London Design Festival, Domus will be hosting the UK launch of Liquid Forms from KAZA Concrete at its impressive Clerkenwell showroom. Domus will also be holding two daytime events, including a Concrete Stories design talk with architect Aybars Asci and a concrete CPD Masterclass. Continue reading Concrete Masterclasses

Ice Cream Cladding

The Microlibrary Bima, Sumur Bandung, Indonesia, designed by SHAU architects, was a Jury and Popular Choice Winner in the Architizer A+ Awards 2017. The façade was constructed using 2,000 recycled ice cream buckets that, in binary code, spell out ‘books are the windows to the world’ in Indonesian. Continue reading Ice Cream Cladding

Magnificent MAAT

MAAT’s textured façade comprises 15,000 three-dimensional crackle-glazed tiles manufactured by Ceràmica Cumella. Installed by Dieest, it continues AL_A’s ongoing research into new uses and reinterpretations of ceramics. Continue reading Magnificent MAAT

Tile & Stone Journal, July-August 2017

Trending: TSJ July-August

The July-August 2017 issue of Tile & Stone Journal, the leading B2B ceramic tile magazine for the UK and Irish markets, is now online at http://www.tileandstonejournal.com. Continue reading Trending: TSJ July-August

Church of the Misericordia in Terranuova Bracciolini

Church Cladding Complexity

The Church of the Misericordia in Terranuova Bracciolini, Arezzo, Italy, one of the winners of the Adi Ceramics Design Award at Cersaie 2014, features a ceramic façade built up using tridimensional hexagonal glazed cotto tiles developed by Tagina. Continue reading Church Cladding Complexity

Topps Tiles receives the Excellence in Multiple Retailing award at TTA Awards 2017.

Topps Tiles Triumphant

“We’re delighted to have won The Tile Association’s Excellence in Multiple Retailing award this year. We are committed to delivering a market leading tile range supported by expert and friendly advice for our customers across all our 360 UK stores and digital channels,” stated Brian Linnington, Commercial Director at Topps Tiles. Continue reading Topps Tiles Triumphant

RAK’s Double Reward

RAK Ceramics pulled off an unprecedented double when the UAE-based manufacturing giant won both Wall Tile of the Year, for Country Brick, and Floor Tile of the Year, for Circle Wood, at the TTA Awards 2017. Continue reading RAK’s Double Reward