Jeschkelanger’s Neoterrazzo

German art duo Anja Langer and Marie Jeschke (otherwise known as Jeschkelanger) will ignite your fire for surface design. Using domestic glass (from windows, doors, and tables) to produce their melting moments Contact Zones – described as “a meeting point between the two artists on glass, the melting moment between Jeschkelanger’s practice with glass and architecture, and the project empty_glass – an encounter with chef … Continue reading Jeschkelanger’s Neoterrazzo

Salmistraro’s Bisanzio

Bringing to mind the Byzantine rule over Sicily, this tile and coffee table collection by Elena Salmistraro for Lithea offers old world elegance and an appreciation for material. The names of each coffee table have been selected to pay homage to two individuals who helped to conquer the small island – generals Maniace and Calafato – whilst the wall decors, and tiles (Byzas, Hagia, and … Continue reading Salmistraro’s Bisanzio

Katrantzou Collection

Victorian tiles get a facelift in this wonderfully wild collection created in a collaboration between fashion designer Mary Katrantzou and Villeroy & Boch. Aptly named Victorian makes a statement with similar visuals to Katrantzou’s Autumn/Winter 2018 collection. Largely black and white the collection mixes marbles, geometrics, and an incredibly colourful display of butterflies. Gold accents add an Art Deco flair whilst 3D effects create a … Continue reading Katrantzou Collection

Ceramic Wallpaper

All the impact, pattern, and drama of pasted strips of paper without any of the peeling, warping, or fading – ceramic wallpaper is a magical thing. Huge slabs of fabulous decors offer an easy fix for statement showers, age-defying splashbacks, and wild features. From Marazzi a series of ultra-thin wall coverings embrace the power of ceramic wallpaper, offering White Deco (7mm) and Momenti (6mm) for … Continue reading Ceramic Wallpaper

Corrispondenza

Like many other patchwork collections, this tile range is bold and busy. Each of Corrispondenza’s faces is a mini modern artwork, angular, considered, and in a range of rich tones. Conceptualised by architecture and interior design firm Dimorestudio, Corrispondenza acts as a tangible extension of their admiration for Italian ceramic heritage and brings together a wealth of knowledge about historical art, fashion, and design. The … Continue reading Corrispondenza

Sol for Spring

Create a springtime aesthetic with Sol – a characterful, multi-textured collection from Ragno. Three base-shades (Bianco, Verde, and Blu) kick off the range, each offering up “the charm of the Amalfi Coast.” From each colour come two textural accent designs with stunning relief details – Struttura Piuma 3D Bianco and Struttura Foglia 3D Verde. Bianco, Verde, and Blu also mix together to create five patterned … Continue reading Sol for Spring

10 Tile Designers You Should Know

The tile world is full of fabulous minds. Embracing designers from all specialisations has given us some truly incredible tiles over the years so we thought we’d create a little list of 10 you should know! 1) Cristina Celestino As an architect and designer Celestino has worked with countless prestigious companies offering creative direction for interiors and displays, as well as producing unique tile designs … Continue reading 10 Tile Designers You Should Know

Tiles for an Icon

Inspired by fashion icon Iris Apfel, the aptly named collection Icon from Target Ceramics is a joyful buzz of colour. Informed by Apfel’s love of wild patterns and vibrant combinations, Icon playfully mixes together a patchwork of motifs. Nine designs create the range blending geometrics, curves, animal print, flowers, and leaves, each of which have been carefully selected to reflect textiles and jewellery. Adding eternal … Continue reading Tiles for an Icon

Good news! An ANF Tile Collection!

He’s been on our radar as a master of colour with a rich imagination full of design delights. Though tiles have featured in his murals and thoroughout his vision for the future of town halls, there haven’t been any official Adam Nathaniel Furman tiles… until now. In a collaboration with Botteganove, Furman’s New Town collection pairs vibrant, playful shades with a textured mix and match … Continue reading Good news! An ANF Tile Collection!

Much Love Me

A mixture of delft, patchwork, and graffiti make up Much Love Me by South African artist Ruan Hoffmann for ClΓ© Tile. The collection is a pared back version of his usual work that’s often filled with colour, emotional figures, and multiple layers of abstraction. Though toned down, many of his signatures remain, such as naive florals and a love for swirls and imperfect geometry. Both … Continue reading Much Love Me

Cyberspace Curiosities II

The weird and wonderful world of tiles has cooked up a fair few curiosities so we’re hoping to make this a regular segment for 2022. So here are five more! 1) Eskayel Dance from ClΓ© Tile Made in collaboration with New York textile designers Eskayel, Dance is one of eight patterns transformed to tile. These abstract Rorschach test-like images deceive the eye into seeing many … Continue reading Cyberspace Curiosities II

Retro Bauhome

A selection of 70s shapes and shades makes up the wonderful Bauhome range from Equipe. In two colourways a distinction is offered between cooler and warmer tones though there is richness in each. Burnt orange (Terrakota), olive green (GrΓΌn), and black dominate the warm decors whilst dusty pink (Rose), grey (Grau), and white (Weiss) make up the cold. A light green (Minze) and dark teal … Continue reading Retro Bauhome

Beehive Bricks

A new modular brick from Konstantin Grcic for Mutina offers countless opportunities for creative design. Inspired by natural honeycomb, Hives pairs two hexagons to form a shaped brick with laying schemes to celebrate each aspect of its 3D structure. Each brick is made from extruded terracotta, allowing for subtle variation and unique outcomes, as well as making use of the materials thermal and acoustic properties. … Continue reading Beehive Bricks

Cyberspace Curiosities

We’ve not been able to get our tile show tile fix for almost two years, meaning we’ve not had the opportunity to write up some of our most beloved posts – our collections of curiosities. But we miss them so we’ve decided to search the internet instead for this, our very own Cyberspace Curiosities. 1) Cracked Earth Designed by Hugo Bugg for Kaza Concrete, Cracked … Continue reading Cyberspace Curiosities

Bits of Bolonia

Imitating a charming selection of handmade tiles Mainzu‘s Bolonia collection is one worth sharing. Four base colours (Blanco, Blue, Ocre, and Cotto) each present a rough and ready exterior, with shade variation and scuff marks adding to their faux-aged appeal. Four decors are offered alongside these base colours, each of which is entirely distinct and holding their own decorative merits. Solferino’s mini floral still life … Continue reading Bits of Bolonia

Carlin x The New Craftsmen

Founded in 2012, The New Craftsmen has been sharing the work of artisans from the British Isles for the past 10 years. Unique glassworks, furniture pieces, textiles, and ceramics all feature, along with some fabulous pieces from ceramicist and illustrator Laura Carlin. Carlin’s artistic, handpainted tiles are decorated with stylised animals, Roman bath scenes, playing cards, and various depictions of London life. The London life … Continue reading Carlin x The New Craftsmen

FuoriFormato Females

Target Ceramics‘ large format FuoriFormato collections offer design concepts like no other. Its catalogue of creative surface solutions covers a wonderfully wide breadth of inspirations, finishes, and attitudes with advanced digital production processes forming detailed artworks and striking designs. Many of the collection names celebrate and take inspiration from iconic films and female figures such as Bridget Jones, Mary Poppins, and Mulan with designs featuring … Continue reading FuoriFormato Females

Seven striking tiles from Clay Imports

Brothers Zac and Nick Barreiro founded Austin-based Clay Imports in 2012, primarily focusing on small batch Mexican tiles. Over the years their love of travel and craftsmanship has inspired an expansion of their collections which now incorporate creations from as far as Vietnam and Turkey. Continue reading Seven striking tiles from Clay Imports