Wow Design kintsugi tiles Ensō cersaie 2019

Cersaie Curiosities III

Cersaie is the gift that keeps on giving, and this third installment of the curiosities from the show demonstrates wonderfully the range of delights we had the privilege of seeing. One particular collection from the Gigacer stand made quite the impression with its varied textured geometric patterns and bold colour choices. Ink has a unique appearance, modern lively colours, subtle shade variation and a look … Continue reading Cersaie Curiosities III

Intriguing i-CE AGE

The i-SUITE Hotel in Rimini has given one of its pools a marvelous mosaic make-over. The i-CE AGE pool is a maze of curves and waves of varied heights and lengths. The seating areas, steps, bridge, and pool are all formed which this characteristic fluidity. Delightful organic bends designed by architect Simone Micheli provide an other-worldly appearance and form a swimming pool that one wants … Continue reading Intriguing i-CE AGE

Trendy Trencadis

Spanish company Trencadís Innovación is relatively new, having just over 10 years experience in Trencadis mosaics, but you wouldn’t know that to look at their creations. The shared passion amongst their young team is shown in spades throughout their portfolio, which currently spans five continents. From the production of the splintered Trencadis tiles to the placement of the design, the work is done by hand … Continue reading Trendy Trencadis

Maastricht Mosaic

In 2017, working alongside ceramic designer Sándor Sinko, the inhabitants of central Maastricht embarked on a truly local project to cover the grey environment around Radium with colourful mosaics. The project aimed to bring people of all ages, races and religions together in a shared goal. Participants were able create their own small piece of work to be incorporated into the permanent flowing mosaic artwork … Continue reading Maastricht Mosaic

Phenomenal Fusterlandia

Tile Addict previously explored Little Havana in Southern Florida, admiring the mural by Santos Mendez at TD Bank which captures the bright, bold essence of Cuban culture. It was a delight to find out that just outside the original Havana stands a miraculous mosaic masterpiece spanning the small fishing neighbourhood of Jaimanitas. It all started with one home and one mind: both belonging to José … Continue reading Phenomenal Fusterlandia

Greg Natale composite bisizza glass mosaic design

Organic meets Geometric

From Australian designer Greg Natale comes a range that mixes unpredictable natural shapes and highly ordered geometry to produce The Composite Collection. Created for Italian luxury design brand Bisazza, this creative set of mosaics offers a distinctively organic appearance whilst maintaining something of the modern and robotic. The four decorative patterns take inspiration from a range of natural forms, including coral and minerals. The final … Continue reading Organic meets Geometric

Qwerty Mosaics

There’s a wonderful movement in the art world. Mosaics have been breaking out of their ceramic hold for a while, but now there’s a whole new branch to explore. There seems to be no better name for it than the Qwerty Mosaics which were brought to Tile Addict’s attention by none other than mosaic master Gary Drostle. Multiple artists have taken advantage of the raft … Continue reading Qwerty Mosaics

Trim’s Torchlight

New from Reviglass is TRIM, the ideal companion to any Reviglass mosaic. TRIM is a decorative, curved, 90 degree corner piece for use on copings and steps. It comes in seven different colours in a range of blue, grey, white, and yellow tones. It is an extremely functional piece with non-abrasive anti-slip properties when both wet and dry, making it ideal for the steps of … Continue reading Trim’s Torchlight

A wildlife walk with Gary Drostle

Since he was last featured in Tile Addict, Gary Drostle has created even more for us to be in awe of. In particular, a notable contribution from this mosaic artist is present in Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in California. The project aimed to create a welcoming, fun, and creative healing space, a far cry from the routine drudgery present in most hospital buildings. Continue reading A wildlife walk with Gary Drostle

The Rug

With the modern desire for the unique, and an increased interest in pattern and visual intrigue, the mosaic rug ticks all the boxes for a modern home, despite its roots in antiquity.  Combined with almost any material, or standard floor tiles, these rugs create bespoke spaces without overwhelming the senses with pattern and colour, or underwhelming them with sterile, naked surfaces. With tiles now used … Continue reading The Rug