Marlborough Tiles

Today we are sharing a company with a rich British heritage and an understanding that tile is where “science meets art”. Marlborough Tiles‘ story begins in the 1930s in the Wiltshire town that gives the company its name where two school teachers, Sylvia Packard and Rosalind Ord, discovered that painting ceramic tiles was not only a shared love of theirs, but was one that could … Continue reading Marlborough Tiles

Shelling out for seafood waste

Surfaces and materials are really what we’re about here. Sharing whats new, interesting, and innovative is one of the ways we broaden our definition of ’tile’, hoping to inspire artists, designers and manufacturers to incorporate fantastical materials and methods, or to develop their own. Continue reading Shelling out for seafood waste

Five fun cartoon features in tile

It’s always fun to find the unsual amongst the standard, be it strange materials, imaginative layouts, or trials in texture. But there’s one thing that comes up at random, delighting the Tile Addicts and consumers alike – cartoon creations. We’ve collected some of the best over the years, and here are five of the prime examples. Continue reading Five fun cartoon features in tile

Rombini Mutina Bouroullec brothers tile design

Ten terrific textured tiles

Textured tiles are increasing in popularity, partly due to the unique subtleties of decoration they can provide an interior, but also due to the increasing designs made available thanks to advances in tile technology. At this year’s Cevisama we focused on the hand-made look – the bumpy organic surface of Moroccan zellige – as well as intricately made ornate panel-looks. There is texture a-plenty cropping … Continue reading Ten terrific textured tiles

Delicate Decor Design

Paint and splatter effects have become increasing prevalent amongst tile designs recently. The unique appearance fits well with hand-crafted chic and artisanal creations (also extraordinarily popular for interiors). There are so many ways to incorporate this style – as we covered with a few of our Cevisama Curiosities – including today’s collection focus. Continue reading Delicate Decor Design

Del Savio

This year marks the 110th anniversary of marble company Del Savio. Originally specialising in the production of Terrazzo and Palladiana floorings, Del Savio extended its production to manufacture marble for additional purposes including furnishings progressively broadened its industrial production and nowadays manufactures marble for different purposes, such as furnishings, various types of coverings, and items for the construction industry. Continue reading Del Savio

Carreaux ciment de Céleste Mogador

Luxury French jewellery company, and purveyor of fine things Céleste Mogador have added one of the finest things of all to their collections – tiles. Their range of nine patterns in a variety of bold hues and delightful designs are currently, unfortunately, sold out, but we can still admire them from afar. Continue reading Carreaux ciment de Céleste Mogador

Blue Curve Interior

2020’s trendy blue marble is the focal point for Roca Tile‘s space in Madrid’s Casa Decor building. Masquespacio, the ever trendy design agency we have previously featured here, created the space as an ode to interio decor, emphasising the role of ceramics and paying homage to the Greco-Roman architectural tradition. Continue reading Blue Curve Interior