Sant Anselmo sculpts sumptuous glazed surfaces

Sublime Surface Selection

One of the highlights of The Surface & Materials Show; Lumentile is a luminous construction element that uses cutting-edge technology to display lights, colours and images, creating a chameleonic skin for horizontal or vertical applications. Continue reading Sublime Surface Selection

Gourmet Geometrics

Alhambra can supply bespoke patterns for private clients, but also offers a cool choice of ‘off-the-peg’ designs; many of which come in at surprisingly low prices. Underlining the Moorish heritage conveyed by the company’s name, stand-out ranges include the exquisite Granada and Seville / Cielo collections, which can provide a clear note of authentic Spanish style to any project. Continue reading Gourmet Geometrics

Progressive Patchwork

With the additional element of three chromatic variations, the Origini range from Imso Ceramice also includes original ‘broken’ decorative pieces, that look as if they have been smashed and then put together again. Furthermore, the tonality of all Origini backgrounds is slightly different, which adds particular charm to the entire series. Continue reading Progressive Patchwork

Church of the Misericordia in Terranuova Bracciolini

Church Cladding Complexity

The Church of the Misericordia in Terranuova Bracciolini, Arezzo, Italy, one of the winners of the Adi Ceramics Design Award at Cersaie 2014, features a ceramic façade built up using tridimensional hexagonal glazed cotto tiles developed by Tagina. Continue reading Church Cladding Complexity

A selection of genuine Antique Terracotta floor from Lapicida.

Trending: Antique Terracotta

Lapicida, which offers a wide selection of original antique terracotta tiles, salvaged from 18th and 19th Century buildings, mainly in France, reports that terracotta floors are now gracing some of the smartest interiors with their warm, natural appeal. The epitome of relaxed living, they come in a wide range of pinks, reds and creams – reflecting the clays native to the regions from which they hail. Continue reading Trending: Antique Terracotta

Castella by Natucer, Cevisama 2012.

Rapid Retrospective

Back in 2012, Spanish tile manufacturers were at the cutting edge of a craft revival; offering ceramic products recreating the aesthetic nuances of time-honoured artisans adapted to the latest manufacturing technologies. Continue reading Rapid Retrospective