Restoring an icon

A crime against tiles, architecture, and all things beautiful is being righted by the masters at Koninklijke Tichelaar. In 1902 Jan Jacob Luden commissioned a spectacular, sprawling hunting lodge in brilliant white, decorated with around 35,000 colourful tiles. These tiles, as well as a number of the architectural features, formed elements typical of the Jugendstil movement – Germany’s take on Art Nouveau. Devastatingly, various attempts … Continue reading Restoring an icon

Colour of the Year 2023: Everything Else

Opting for something entirely different, these companies have selected colours for 2023 that stand apart from the pinks, greens, and earth tones that are dominating Colour of the Year choices. Behr Keeping things ultra safe is Behr’s all white Blank Canvas. As neutral as a neutral can get, Blank Canvas does what it says on the tin. Coloro + WGSN Continuing on from Pantone’s 2022 … Continue reading Colour of the Year 2023: Everything Else

Colour of the Year 2023: Earth Tone Edition

Continuing our modern love for rich earthy delights that have shown themselves in countless interior design trends over the past few years, plenty of companies have chosen wonderful earth tones for 2023. Dutch Boy This calming grey beige tone – Rustic Greige – is a silky soft earth tone full of maturity. Sherwin-Williams An earthy neutral with a hint of pink, Redend Point will warm … Continue reading Colour of the Year 2023: Earth Tone Edition

Colour of the Year 2023: Green Edition

Colours of the Year just keep on coming, so here’s a selection of the greens. Dulux A stunning yellow-toned green shade named Wild Wonder is set to bring positivity, light, and ‘the magic of nature’ into our homes in 2023. Krylon Deep, dark foresty tones hail supreme in Spanish Moss, 2023’s chosen tone from Krylon. Perfect outside and in, this moody shade is a fabulous … Continue reading Colour of the Year 2023: Green Edition

Colour of the Year 2023: Pink Edition

We kicked off 2022 with a whole bunch of companies and the colours they selected to be Colour of the Year. In true Tile Addict fashion, we found a whole bunch of tiles to match, from the soft sagey October Mist 1495 from Benjamin Moore to the intensely magenta Orchid Flower from WGSN. And as it’s that time of year again, we’re sharing all the … Continue reading Colour of the Year 2023: Pink Edition

Instagram colour faves

From cottagecore to grandmillennial, homeowners’ interior choices have been heavily influenced by social media platforms such as TikTok, Instagram and Pinterest. With people staying in more as the night draws in, Alan Boswell Landlord Building Insurance were inspired to discover the trendiest paint colours on Instagram for a room makeover this year. The experts collated a seed list of popular paint shades from reputable sites … Continue reading Instagram colour faves

A Museum for Tile Addicts

Tajimi has a new place for Tile Addicts to get their fix. No stranger to tile-related celebrations, Kasahara Town’s seasonal festivities, ceramic themed park, and countless pottery shops now welcome a museum among their ranks. For hundreds of years Tajimi has held a place as Japan’s leading producer of tiles, with Kasahara Town alone housing more than 100 tile factories in the mid-1900s. Eventually modern … Continue reading A Museum for Tile Addicts

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Could be wood

An innovative wood-effect tile is a fine thing, adding another twist on this classic building material, and Bestile has a whole raft of unusual takes on wood-looks. Among their standard designs or natural looking planks are a few collections taking the design to another level. Atlas HexaA hexagonal wood-effect tile with rich veining in a range of eight shades – five natural, spanning light and … Continue reading Could be wood

Pantone of the year 2022

Pantone’s Colour of the Year 2022

Joining the ranks of companies voting purple for 2022, Pantone‘s selection for Colour of the Year is Very Peri. Almost indistinguishable (but with a touch more red) from their 2008 colour Blue Iris we’re hoping this doesn’t follow Pantone’s habit of somewhat predicting world events and that we’ll steer clear from recession. Continue reading Pantone’s Colour of the Year 2022

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Benjamin Moore’s Colour of the Year 2022

We’re kicking off 2022 with one of our favourite annual traditions – Colour of the Year! This time we’re not just sticking to one or two companies, we’re trying to include all the Colour of the Year predictions out there. As usual we’ll be giving a psychological rundown of the colours’ effects, the curious reasons it’s been chosen, and of course, all the tiles we … Continue reading Benjamin Moore’s Colour of the Year 2022

Tile Addicts’ Tile Detection Task

Today’s article is inspired by a recent challenge we were set. A reader reached out to us to find some particularly beautiful tiles used in a bathroom found on Houzz. And they weren’t the only ones looking, as others had commented below the images asking what the tiles were only for the bathroom designers to tell them that they only supplied the fixtures and couldn’t … Continue reading Tile Addicts’ Tile Detection Task