A rainforest and a few wildflower meadows

In collaboration with Ca’Pietra, London-based homeware designer Clarissa Hulse has created a number of delightful tile designs. Taking notes from nature and making motifs from the shapes and silhouettes of wildflowers, leaves, and jungle foliage, Hulse’s collections are dainty, delicate, and charmingly colourful. Wild Botanical features cleavers, Queen Anne’s Lace, ivy, and a whole lot more in light shades of Pink, deep Blue, and sagey … Continue reading A rainforest and a few wildflower meadows

Cyberspace Curiosities XI

For any new readers, our Cyberspace Curiosities series collects five of the most weird and wonderful tile collections we’ve found across the internet and puts them all right here for you to enjoy. And this is our eleventh instalment, so let’s take a look! 1) Pampa Designed by Italian company Ceramiche Caesar, these decor tiles come from a wide range of Deco Solutions, each featuring … Continue reading Cyberspace Curiosities XI

Frogs, Ants, and Lobsters

For our most recent instalment of Cyberspace Curiosities, we included the wonderful Passion Flower tiles from Architect and Designer Jeff Shelton. But we couldn’t help but notice the many other awesome tiles in his collection. So today is dedicated to sharing these incredible creations. Designed to be laid in any direction, Shelton’s tiles are made with asymmetry in mind, allowing a massive amount of variation … Continue reading Frogs, Ants, and Lobsters

Five tiles made with LAVA

We love a unique glaze, and if there’s one that gets the mind tingling with magic – it’s lava. Wildly unpredictable but ultimately beautiful, these five tiles show just how miraculous a lava glaze can be. 1) ExCinere from Formatantasma and Dzek Created from the collaboration between Formafantasma and Dzek, ExCinere are glazed in lava ash from Mount Etna in a process that took “three years of exploding, … Continue reading Five tiles made with LAVA

Tiles for Dog Lovers

Looking for dogs as decor? Step this way. I’ve gathered the tile world’s greatest canine designs to share with you today so if you’ve been on the hunt for a doggy tile for your home please read on. Art Tiles from Whistling Frog Tile Company Handmade from Michigan porcelain, these pet-centric Art Tiles from the Whistling Frog Tile Company offer up oodles of personality in … Continue reading Tiles for Dog Lovers

Five space-inspired tiles

Looking to create an otherworldly interior filled with curious celestial details? Look no further than these five space-inspired tiles. 1) Cosmic Clouds These unique tiles from Clay Squared offer up a fabulous fusion of star clusters, galaxies, and swirling solar plumes in vibrant colours that mix and mingle at will. 2) Gem Glass Although technically a collection created to represent the majesty and magic of … Continue reading Five space-inspired tiles

Cevisama Stand-Out

Amongst the many magnificent Cevisama stands that brought the best of tile and design, there was one where almost everything on display made it to my camera reel – Nanda Tiles. Colourful, playful, and rich with joyful motifs, the Nanda Tiles stand was an absolute delight. The first collection that called to us from across the exhibition floor was Giardino. Fabulous florals in soft pastel … Continue reading Cevisama Stand-Out

Top 10 tiles from our last Cevisama

Cevisama is coming up, and after three long years I will finally be returning to the long halls lined with wonderful tiles and ceramic creations. To get in the mood, I’ve been revisiting findings from previous Cevisamas and have curated a mini list of the best. 1) Veneto‘s Patchwork Rug This patchwork of patterned rugs stitched together with glittery ‘thread’ creates a unique tile experience. … Continue reading Top 10 tiles from our last Cevisama

The Current Constellation of Cosmic Clouds

The ceramic creatives at Clay Squared have released a new set of Cosmic Cloud tiles, each more wonderfully otherwordly than the next. Opting to open the task of naming the tiles to their Instagram followers, the resulting names create an intergalactic drama. Mixing star clusters, gemstones, galaxies, and astronomical features, Clay Squared’s new Cosmic Cloud tiles offer up bubbles, bursts, and swirling colours intermingling in … Continue reading The Current Constellation of Cosmic Clouds

Irregular Duo

Wonky squares, patchworked and colourful, are the highlight of Bert & May‘s delightful duo Fragment and Quad from their Irregular collection designed by interior design firm Kitesgrove. Peachy Quad features four variations of the asymmetrical squares with Quad One, Two, Tree, and Four designed to work together to create an unusual decor full of character. Mustard-toned Fragment has a similar style with the wonky squares … Continue reading Irregular Duo

Six tile collections inspired by Japan

Tiles come in may forms and styles, influenced and inspired by many artists, materials, and locations. Ancient mosaics, handcrafted zellige, vintage Majolica, and vibrant Talavera tiles to name but a few, but today it’s all about six collections inspired by a place as far away as it is culturally rich – Japan. 1) Watermark from Clé Tile Designed by Clé Tile‘s founder Deborah Osburn, the … Continue reading Six tile collections inspired by Japan

Even More Tile Designers You Should Know

Tile draws attention from creatives of all kinds, offering up inspiration and a whole new medium for them to share their style. Adding to our fabulous list of tile designers that make the tile world so diverse and exciting, here are some more you should know! 1) Hayley Stuart Interior stylist and DIY blogger Hayley Stuart is all about colour, warmth, and creating a comforting … Continue reading Even More Tile Designers You Should Know

Seven spotty tiles to fulfill your polka dot dreams

Spotty tiles are suprisingly rare if you take terrazzo out of the equation, but whenever we see some they give us a lovely burst of joy. If you love spots and have been looking for some dotty tiles, this is the place for you. 1) Confetti These adorable tiles designed by Oh Joy! for Clé Tile offer playfully dancing pastels in a classic polka dot … Continue reading Seven spotty tiles to fulfill your polka dot dreams

Fishing waste turned Net Positive

Three years ago we shared the story of Coldharbour Tiles, a company founded by Emily Packer and Jake Calhoun reducing plastic waste one tile at a time. Now, coming January 2023, they have something new. What started as melted shampoo bottles and bottle caps in a home kitchen is now a flourishing business, and after years of R&D, that business is now a home for … Continue reading Fishing waste turned Net Positive

10 tiles made for the Hellenistic Revival trend

Thinking about upgrading your space to look a little more like it belongs alongisde the homes of Ancient Athens? Then these ten tiles are for you! 1) Athena The classic Greek meander pattern with a few modern hints of colour make Athena from Lili Cement a fabulous choice for a Hellenistic Revival interior. 2) Colourful Marble Mosaic Recreate the classical mosaic look of ancient floors … Continue reading 10 tiles made for the Hellenistic Revival trend

Organic magic at Organoid

Spy glimpses of nature and flecks of fibre through the unique surface of Organoid. This sensual material takes organic matter and transforms it into decor like no other, complete with texture, detail, and scent. Established in 2013 by Martin Jehart and Mag. Christoph Egger, Organoid blends the beauty of petals, seeds, and hay and forms them into a backing, High Pressure Laminate, flooring, and acoustic … Continue reading Organic magic at Organoid

Tiles like you haven’t seen before

From slip cast tableware to hand crafted murals, South Africa-based Veelvlak Signature Surfaces has 30 years hands-on experience with ceramics. Their gorgeous collections showcase fabulously coloured Wabi-Sabi style surfaces, embracing the beauty of imperfections inherent in handcrafted tile. Embossed, geometric, quaint, quirky, textured, faint, and intense designs all feature with powerful colours and intricate detail. So many unique creations topped with bubbles and ridges, coloured … Continue reading Tiles like you haven’t seen before

It’s like déjà vu

Sticking to their roots – both social and geographical – the artisans at Le Nid handcraft stunning ceramics at the base of Mount Etna, highlighting the magic of being Made in Sicily. Studio Le Nid – then Il Nido – was founded in 1966 by Barbaro Messina, a creative inspired by the ancients and on the hunt for innovative techniques. In the 70s experimentation led … Continue reading It’s like déjà vu

Cyberspace Curiosities X

Our tenth collection of ceramic curiosities found in cyberspace, enjoy! 1) Uonuon The creatives at 14oraitaliana have blended the cartoonish whimsy of Pop Art with the chic style of wood-effect tiles to produce a collection with personality to spare. Uonuon comes in 14 colours, including a rich mustard yellow, soft blues, dramatic black, and organic shades with a Scandi flavour. 2) Stracciatella Blue Natural A … Continue reading Cyberspace Curiosities X

Retro Reimagined with Dazey LA x Haustile

Since seeing the tiles used in the Trixie Motel, we’ve been eagerly anticipating the release of a Dazey LA x Haustile collection. And today that wait is over! Queen of all things Maximal, and lover of bold, modern-retro motifs, Dani Dazey has carried through her incredible gift for vivacious design into five fabulous patterns, now available at Haustile. Subtly muted variations of Dazey’s popular apparel … Continue reading Retro Reimagined with Dazey LA x Haustile