Durat Colour Chart

A Few Treats at Design Helsinki

Last month the Finnish capital hosted a Scandi wonderland of design, offering us the perfect excuse for a mini-break punctuated with a few tile showrooms. Between the 24th and 25th of August Design Helsinki (a sister show of Clerkenwell Design Week) opened up the doors of the city’s countless brand showrooms, an international design pavillion, and a few delicious places to eat. For us, searching … Continue reading A Few Treats at Design Helsinki

Solus Dreadnought

Solus’s sensational brick bonanza

Clerkenwell Design Week served up a smorgasbord of ceramic surprises this year, but none were quite as tasty as Solus’s sensorial spread of Ketley bricks.  One of the UK’s leading tile distributors, Solus UK teamed up with architectural practice Szczepaniak Astridge to create a sensory architectural installation in the company’s strategically-located London showroom.  Sensory architecture explores the potential of non-visual acuities, not to the detriment … Continue reading Solus’s sensational brick bonanza

Turquoise Flower Tiles

Vote for Wall and Floor Tile of the Year

The Tile Association (TTA) Awards have released their shortlists for Wall and Floor Tile of the Year so we’ve gathered them all here so you can make your choice. Floor Tile of the Year – Shortlist EMC Tiles – More Nicholls & Clarke – The Lavish Collection RAK Ceramics – Tech Marble Royal Mosa Bv – Stage Tile Giant – Bellagio Click to vote Wall … Continue reading Vote for Wall and Floor Tile of the Year

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Spanish Surfaces at the Design Show

Next week at the Surface Design Show (8th Feb – 10th Feb) Tile of Spain will be bringing their best to stand 401, highlighting the concepts, finishes, and results that Spanish tile excels at. Advanced digital printing techniques offer complete freedom and endless design potential. Matching trends or keeping it classic with timeless looks, there is a tile for every style. High-performance, long-lasting tiles with … Continue reading Spanish Surfaces at the Design Show

Tile of Spain Awards 2020

Tile of Spain have announced the winners of The Tile of Spain awards, a competition designed to promote and celebrate the creative use of Spanish ceramics in interior design and architecture. This year in its 19th edition, ASCER has awarded 39,000 Euros in cash prizes to winners throughout the categories. First prize in the Interior Design category is for the Atlantis Gastrobar in Barcelona by … Continue reading Tile of Spain Awards 2020

Surface Matter Sweet Shop

Surface Matter are making a tasty statement at this year’s Surface Design Show. Their concept is to show off various innovative materials in a sweet shop pop-up. We have covered each of their surfaces previously on Tile Addict- the memorable Bencore, Richlite, and Durat, and those visiting the show will have the chance to thoroughly explore their many properties. Bowls of miniature samples encourage visitors … Continue reading Surface Matter Sweet Shop

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

Celebrating Gio Ponti

Architect, designer, artist, writer, and all-round inspiration Gio Ponti is being honoured at the “Gio Ponti. Amare l’architettura” exhibition, scheduled at the MAXXI Museum in Rome. The exhibition, curated by Maristella Casciato and Fulvio Irace with Margherita Guccione, Salvatore Licitra, and Francesca Zanella will be exhibited in gallery 5 of the National Museum of Arts of the XXI Century, and is set to run until … Continue reading Celebrating Gio Ponti

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Street of Dreams

SomerTile products featured heavily in one of the six luxury homes presented at the Street of Dreams showcase. This year’s NW Natural Street of Dreams took place at Stafford Meadows in Wilsonville, Oregon. Six homes were featured to demonstrate the skill and designs achieved by the various individuals who worked on each project, such as the builders, craftsmen, and interior designers. Continue reading Street of Dreams

Clerkenwell Coming Up

Clerkenwell Design Week‘s tenth edition is here from tomorrow, Tuesday 21st, until Thursday 23rd May. Their usual mix of showrooms and exhibitions will keep us updated on the latest in interior design trends from lighting, product design, textile, and of course, surface design. With the addition of workshops, talks, and product launches it is a well rounded event providing great insight. Continue reading Clerkenwell Coming Up

Mar Del Plata from Neolith kitchen surface solution

Sensational Stone Simulation

The Hard Surfaces & Natural Stone Show is fast approaching. For the next few days we will take a sneak peek at some of the offerings in store. From 30th April to 2nd May 2019, buyers visiting ExCel, London, will be presented with a powerful line up of ceramic, porcelain, conglomerate, ultra compact, and natural stone surface solutions, making this a must-visit event for retailers, … Continue reading Sensational Stone Simulation

Montana Gris from CRL Quartz kitchen surface

Quantum Of Quartz

The Hard Surfaces & Natural Stone Show is fast approaching. For the next few days we will take a sneak peek at some of the offerings in store. From 30th April to 2nd May 2019, buyers visiting ExCel, London, will be presented with a powerful line up of ceramic, porcelain, conglomerate, ultra compact, and natural stone surface solutions, making this a must-visit event for retailers, … Continue reading Quantum Of Quartz

Wetrooms and Colour Combinations

The Hard Surfaces & Natural Stone Show is fast approaching. For the next few days we will take a sneak peek at some of the offerings in store. From 30th April to 2nd May 2019, buyers will be presented at ExCel, London with a powerful line up of ceramic, porcelain, conglomerate, ultra-compact, and natural stone surface solutions, making this a must-visit event for retailers, distributors, … Continue reading Wetrooms and Colour Combinations

Lyon Legacy

To give an extensive display of the materials and surface solutions they offer, Marazzi has taken full advantage of the space in their new showroom. Their new location boasts over 400 square metres in a fashionable area of Lyon and has been designed with a range of visitors in mind, from architects and interior designers, to average customers seeking inspiration. Continue reading Lyon Legacy

Inspiration and Imagination

This year’s Natural Stone Show will take place at ExCeL, London, from 30th April to 2nd May 2019. Alongside an impressive array of exhibitors, and many outstanding products, visitors can benefit from an expertly-curated set of value-adding seminars and talks on many different aspects of the solid surface market. Continue reading Inspiration and Imagination