A rich take on hope, growth, and freshness was offered with Pantone’s 2013 shade Emerald. Much like 2010’s Turquoise, this natural stone inspired colour has long been present in building and decor. It was chosen to counteract our complex world, as Executive Director of the Pantone Colour Institute stated “Symbolically, Emerald brings a sense of clarity, renewal and rejuvenation”. The green shade also fell in … Continue reading A Decade in Colour II
In Santiago, Chile Jorge Campos, A.K.A. Pixel, is taking mosaic street art to a whole new level.
Pixel shares his images of cultural heroes, and riffs on art icons, with the people of Santiago by bringing mosaic art to local neighborhoods. Continue reading Presenting Pixel Power
Andy Martin Architects’ interior for the Olivogelo ice-cream shop in Belgravia features a wall covered in 3D bespoke ‘lickable’ tiles with hints of coloured flavours. Continue reading Lickable Tiles
Few restaurant interiors have taken the humble glazed tile to such heights as Voodoo Ray’s: a pizza slice shop and bar in Dalston, East London. Here Gundry & Ducker have created a distinctive and characterful space that references both New York and London. Continue reading Tiling Voodoo Ray’s
Kenneth Clark was a superb colourist, part artist, part alchemist; a clear-sighted designer, and virtually single-handedly reinvented the form and function of tiles for modern times. Continue reading Kenneth Clark: An Appreciation
The design versatility of ceramic tiles has enabled a playful interaction between colour and shape for the new Children’s Innovation Centre in Valencia, Spain, by Foursquare Arquitectos. Continue reading Colourful Childcare
The Analogia Project is a fictional interpretation of design that integrates a real space with unreal entities exploring the consequential relationship between them. Continue reading Analogia Project
Brandt + Simon Architekten’s.
eco-friendly single family house in Berlin features a pixelated façade formed using gradated green ceramic tiles. Continue reading Pixelated Tile Façade
In the field of coverings, Giaretta Italia Art & Design stands out for its authentic expressions of trend-setting design, showcasing the artisanal and manufacturing skills encapsulated in the marketing phrase ‘Made in Italy’. Continue reading Joyous Jewels