Transcluent Backstage tile, 600 by 1,200mm, by Ceramica Portinari

Translucent Tile Sensation

Ceramica Portinari’s Backstage range, comes in three colours and two formats and brings to mind the subtle surface sculpting and deliberate imperfections of Mutina’s ground-breaking Déchirer range. But the real wow factor is the translucent option. Continue reading Translucent Tile Sensation

Deconstructing Decoration

The key to the impact of Decortiles’ 2017 portfolio lies in the duality between the brutal and the delicate. This, together with a multiplicity of surfaces, formats, and finishes, including on-trend sober tones of grey, black, and white, results in a range that both excites and offers clear commercial potential. Continue reading Deconstructing Decoration

Flow in the new Vigo colour by Eliane's Decortiles.

Figo Fashions

It is significant that Eliane’s Decortiles, a leading Brazilian tile manufacturer, has selected Figo as its impact tone. Figo is a blend of romantic and nostalgic rose, with crude and dramatic black. The colour permeates the brand’s new collections for 2017, bringing versatility and elegance with a hint of a warmth. Figo is the perfect complement to the greys and blacks that feature in so many contemporary projects. Continue reading Figo Fashions

Connect collection video

Triangular Temptation

Portinari’s Connect collection, which won the Best in Show Award at Revestir, created much entertainment with triangular-shaped tiles which people could move and place on a magnetic board to create different tile installations. A clever video was shown on a loop to market this simple but clever concept. Continue reading Triangular Temptation