One of the designs from the Dolce Vita collection by Vives

Vives Voyeur

Dynamism and elegance blend harmoniously in Dolce Vita: an effervescent new Vives collection that explores new directions in interior design, merging different periods and styles to create impressive spaces that are both gentle and, at the same time, pioneering. Continue reading Vives Voyeur

Good Vibes in on-trend colours by Cevica

Islington Insights

At the Surface Design Show, London in early February, Tile of Spain will curate a display of new Spanish ceramic and porcelain tile designs that offer an eclectic choice of colours, shapes, finishes and formats for both residential and commercial projects. Continue reading Islington Insights

An image from Cevisama 2017

Viva Valencia

Cevisama is a really good excuse to visit the delightful and visually-exciting city of Valencia. The city really shines in two areas: food and architecture. It is hard to get a bad meal in Valencia; providing you stick to Spanish and Valencian menus. Valencia is also a wonderful city for architecture. The old city offers a taste of historical splendour; while The City of Arts and Sciences is a modernist must. Continue reading Viva Valencia

The Ceramic Museum, Jinzhou, by Casanova + Hernandez Architects

Cross-cultural Collage

The Ceramic Museum, Jinzhou, China, designed by Casanova + Hernandez Architects, aims to arouse the visitor’s curiosity about the region’s history and forgotten traditions, while also providing a contemporary cultural focus and meeting point. Continue reading Cross-cultural Collage

Delft's railway station, designed by Mecanoo, with tiles by Mosa

Determinedly Delft

Delft’s old railway station has been repurposed.  The end product is an architectural beauty, with an eye-catching use of ceramic.  The construction site was off limits to the public but when everything was ready, and Delft’s new railway station opened its doors, it was instantly clear that the architecture firm Mecanoo had pulled out all the stops.  The determination to maintain the historic legacy of … Continue reading Determinedly Delft

Sizzling SomerTile

At ICFF 2017 in New York City, SomerTile will be displaying many exciting new product lines for 2017, including some of the stunning new collections from leading Spanish manufacturer Peronda. Continue reading Sizzling SomerTile

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

Kerakoll's Green Lab

Trencadis Torchbearers

Trencadis is on trend right now. With terrazzo also enjoying a period of rebirth and reinvention, it is clear that the creative freedom afforded by irregular mosaic effects, and inclusions of different colours and shapes, is proving irresistible to today’s designers. Continue reading Trencadis Torchbearers