Modelled on Antique Mirrors

It’s the look of worn aged mirrors that give this collection from Viva an antique flair. Combining a high-gloss finish with the rough marks of wear gives Narciso the best of both worlds, chosen as ” as the gateway to a world of meanings”. These porcelain tiles demonstrate shade variations alongside the age marks, ensuring a visually rich surface. Continue reading Modelled on Antique Mirrors

Metal magic with Cercom

It was a decision to bring to life the unique beauty of oxidised metal within the confines of porcelain stoneware that led Cercom to produce their latest collection, Temper. Maintaining the many qualities of tempered steel – durability and reliable resistance to everyday use – Temper offers it’s own selection of features. Continue reading Metal magic with Cercom

emilgroup provenza new tile collection

Belgian Bleu Brilliance

Emilgroup brand Provenza takes ancient inspiration for their Unique Bleu collection. Subtly interspersed with fossilised flora and fauna, Belgian Pierre Bleu stone provides the primitive appearance imitated by Provenza’s range. The veining and shade variation present in the limestone recall millions of years past, when what is now Belgium lay beneath a tropical sea. Continue reading Belgian Bleu Brilliance

Megeve’s Mountain Wood

For our virtual Coverings, all Italian tile brand Cerdisa has shared with us their comforting collection of wood-looks – Megeve. Four natural tones (Acero, Teak, Rovere, and Wenge) come in a natural effect finish, with four taking on the appearance of oiled wood (Iroko, Rovere, Acero, and Wenge), and three offering a grip finish (Iroko, Teak, and Rovere). Continue reading Megeve’s Mountain Wood

Four finishes from Ceramiche Caesar

Four innovative surface finishes (Soft, Matt R10 A+B, Graph, and Aextra20) come together in Ceramiche Caesar‘s Join. Designed to combine the modernity and elegance of concrete and resin, the collection’s surface finishes explore a variety of aesthetics within the bounds of the material fusion. Continue reading Four finishes from Ceramiche Caesar

Ariana Luce tile collection ABK Group

Luxurious LUCE Marries Materials

ABK Group Ariana‘s collection LUCE focuses on the endless possibilities made available through combining ranges, materials, and tones. The four neutral grey shades (Perla, Acciaio, Peltro, and Piombo) are a clear stylistic choice for this reason, offering a base that can allow for industrial settings, exploration of colour, and that acts a significant partner to natural looks and stones. Continue reading Luxurious LUCE Marries Materials

Matera Prima CIR Gruppo Romani new tile collection

CIR Celebrates Ceramics

The new Materia Prima collection from Gruppo Romani brand CIR Manifatture Ceramiche strips ceramic back to its basic form and reimagines it for a contemporary audience. Using cutting-edge technology and ceramic-focused research on aesthetics and fundamentals CIR have produced a wonderfully distinctive range. Continue reading CIR Celebrates Ceramics

Flaviker RE-TOUR Ivory Decor Mix new tile collection

Vintage Vibes from Flaviker

Over the next two months we will be continuing with our covering of Coverings due to its cancellation, maintaining the flow of tile information going world-wide. Flaviker is the latest to join us, sharing their RE-TOUR collection that was set to be showcased at the New Orleans show. Continue reading Vintage Vibes from Flaviker

Iberian Inspired Limestone

Ceramiche Refin‘s strong response during these times of uncertainty, with attempts at being “virtually nearer” to their customers, means they have been on the ball when it comes to digitally presenting what would otherwise have been their stand at this year’s Coverings. Thankfully Diary of a Tile Addict can also do a little to help, and we have opened up our site to known and … Continue reading Iberian Inspired Limestone

Crafting Colour Charts with CEDIT and Formafantasma

Florim brand CEDIT presents a unique celebration of colour in their collection Cromatica. Designed by Formafantasma, founded by Andrea Trimarchi and Simone Farresin who “view every project as an opportunity for study and the acquisition of new knowledge”, Cromatica is evidence of the designer’s mission statement of “Looking back to look forward”. Continue reading Crafting Colour Charts with CEDIT and Formafantasma