Leaf Motif

New and unique forms of tiling is always provide a source of pleasure, and one that is so simplistic in its idea even more so. “William More or Less” from MacMillan Amies Studio is a concept so effective that incorporating even the smallest amount of pieces can be entirely transformative. Inspired by the textile designs of William Morris, these tiles are more than just mosaics. … Continue reading Leaf Motif

CTD Architectural Tiles 3D relief new collection

Stripes and shapes

Line and relief play a big role in these three varied new collections from CTD Architectural Tiles. Murals Lines takes a special interest in shadow – offering a simple asymmetrical relief that varies throughout the three formats (150 by 150mm, 150 by 300mm, and 300 by 300mm). The colour palette has been carefully selected to include a range of neutrals and a bolder, brighter Brass … Continue reading Stripes and shapes

Watermarks we want

We recently took a look at an awesome selection of ranges from Clé in at attempt to demonstrate how magnificently varied, and tasteful their collections are. However, there was one range in particular that was deliberately left out of the list in order for it to have an article of its own. Designed by none other than Clé founder herself, Deborah Osburn, “Watermark” has an … Continue reading Watermarks we want

Magnified Momo

Large format slabs have been proving increasingly popular, offering an expansive and seamless look, most commonly in marble and stone-effects. Multiple companies have taken this trend a step further, providing designs that take us even closer to the veigning and intricasies of the imitated stone. For example, Bloom from Del Conca, which packs a punch with its magnified marble, making onlookers feel comparatively small. This … Continue reading Magnified Momo

B&W Marble Flor Gres Florim monochrome tile slab collection

Monochrome Marble

It’s rare to find a marble look that is entirely striking and unique, but this simple concept from Flor Gres for Florim takes marble to a whole other level. B&W Marble removes a lot of nuance often present in the waving shades and veins of the natural stone, focusing solely on the most distinct of colours – black and white. In eight styles the monochrome … Continue reading Monochrome Marble

Jazz age new woodlook tile collection

Welcome to the Jazz Age

Tile Addict loves a wood-look tile, and a design that tells a story, and this new characterful collection from Crossville brings together both of those things. Jazz Age takes us back in time, to the dancing clubs from the 1920s and ’30s, offering the worn wood of the dance floors. The porcelain tiles have been designed down to the tiniest detail, not only imitating the … Continue reading Welcome to the Jazz Age

Glitch from Benoy tile design

Concrete Glitch

In interior design the consumer preference for unique products and surface solutions is only increasing. We covered the trend in a piece in March of this year, where the focus was predominantly for artisanal and hand crafted products and materials that have an organic level of imperfection. Since then we’ve explored a whole raft of gorgeous ranges that delight in their unique imperfections, from the … Continue reading Concrete Glitch

Flying Free-Form

In a quest to find a new way of living, an entirely novel form of building was proposed by architecture firm Gramazio & Kohler. To demonstrate this method an installation was created at the FRAC Centre – a museum in Orleans, France that has a heavy focus on architecture, radical design, and historically ground-breaking construction. The installation showcased a hands free building approach that relied … Continue reading Flying Free-Form

Glorious G.Vega

Established in Marbella in 1998, G. Vega Ceramica has been making beautiful things for two decades.  Their speciality is bespoke design, with three international designers (Spanish, Swiss, and Scottish) comprising the creative team. They hand-craft and hand-paint each tile in their Marbella workshop, offering personalised designs of the highest quality from their skillful and labour intensive process. Their products range from circular murals, to ceramic … Continue reading Glorious G.Vega

Flowing Figures

Tile Addict has been following the wonderful work of Fenella Elms for some time, delighting in the unmistakable flowing figures of her ceramic designs. Currently based in the expansive countryside of the Wiltshire downs, the Fenella Elms Studio has undertaken many public and private commissions both locally and internationally. The enigmatic designs have been displayed throughout museums, private homes, within interior design magazines, and now … Continue reading Flowing Figures

Kaleidoscopic Crinson

The tile world has not been the same since innovative artist Dominic Crinson began making his mark in 1998. These days digitally printing tiles to create intricate and unimaginable designs is fairly standard practice, but 20 years ago things were rather different. In 1997 Crinson first developed his digital printing method, enabling a dramatic shift within the ceramic tile industry. His work not only made … Continue reading Kaleidoscopic Crinson

Geometric Grouting

Last year we covered the exciting collection Cava designed by LucidiPevere for Living Ceramics – a concrete-effect range focused on highlighting the wonders of coloured grout through a series of surface incisions. And now this concept is expanding. The new Cava Mosaic project takes the base idea of Cava – that grout is the key element when it comes to the tiles’ decor – and … Continue reading Geometric Grouting