Trend inspo: Flora

Become one with nature with these fabulous flora and foliage themed features. 1) Shades of blue and beige Warm shades and abstract shapes create a striking focal point in this statement bathroom. Get the look with Timeline Botanical from Del Conca, Caribbean from ABK Wide & Style, or Overtime Foliage from Ceramiche Supergres. 2) White and blue Dainty leaf sketches in blue create a minimalist … Continue reading Trend inspo: Flora

10 Tile Designers You Should Know

The tile world is full of fabulous minds. Embracing designers from all specialisations has given us some truly incredible tiles over the years so we thought we’d create a little list of 10 you should know! 1) Cristina Celestino As an architect and designer Celestino has worked with countless prestigious companies offering creative direction for interiors and displays, as well as producing unique tile designs … Continue reading 10 Tile Designers You Should Know

Cyberspace Curiosities III

A couple more curiosities from cyberspace for ceramic-loving civilians. 1) Triennale This iconic ‘four curve’ puzzle piece style tile was designed by Gio Ponti and Alberto Rosselli in the 60s. We’ve seen quite a bit of it amongst Marazzi‘s designs, especially it’s colour-blocked varieties, but marble effects, patchworks patterns, terrazzo style, and more make it worth a mention in our curiosities. 2) Ogi Matcha Gloss … Continue reading Cyberspace Curiosities III

Sharing the Streets of Barcelona

Looking to interact with Barcelona and its inhabitants, a project was conceived to form a thread with tiles. Artist Joan Juncosa creates colourful interpretations of the city’s tiles, both on canvas and on panots, and sets them out for all to see. #tilesaroundtheworld invites people to take, reposition, and engage creatively with these artworks for a novel, collaborative urban art initiative. Initially four tiles were … Continue reading Sharing the Streets of Barcelona

Trend inspo: Colourful Kitchens

In our 2022 trends series colourful kitchens got a shout-out. Playfully incorporating bright oranges, reds, and pinks, and mixing and matching bolder shades with calmer colours is set to be big for the year, so we’ve got some kitchen inspo for you! 1) Pink and Teal In this kitchen found on House Beautiful, cheerful pink cabinets are paired with patterned tiles in teal. A few … Continue reading Trend inspo: Colourful Kitchens

Seven striking tiles from Clay Imports

Brothers Zac and Nick Barreiro founded Austin-based Clay Imports in 2012, primarily focusing on small batch Mexican tiles. Over the years their love of travel and craftsmanship has inspired an expansion of their collections which now incorporate creations from as far as Vietnam and Turkey. Continue reading Seven striking tiles from Clay Imports

Nature’s Gift of Geology

This new collection by Sabine Hill is really hard to ignore. With a selection of visuals similar to those we saw with Enis Akiev‘s plastic tiles and Granby‘s encaustic tiles, Geology takes a no-pattern approach to decor. Using an old freeform technique, colourful folds and undulating waves are produced in random sequence. Without moulds, the tile maker becomes the artist, offering a unique signature on … Continue reading Nature’s Gift of Geology

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Colourful Codicer

The Codicer 95 stand at Cersaie was one of Tile Addict’s favourites. It stood out completely from the crowd with the wacky and colourful designs and made such an impact that it deserves it’s own article entirely. There are only a few main collections that will be covered here, although they are by no means the only designs worth mentioning. Continue reading Colourful Codicer

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Cersaie Curiosities III

Cersaie is the gift that keeps on giving, and this third installment of the curiosities from the show demonstrates wonderfully the range of delights we had the privilege of seeing. One particular collection from the Gigacer stand made quite the impression with its varied textured geometric patterns and bold colour choices. Ink has a unique appearance, modern lively colours, subtle shade variation and a look … Continue reading Cersaie Curiosities III

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Cersaie Curiosities II

Our previous article on Cersaie‘s curiosities barely scratched the surface of all the design delights from the show. Today we have a selection of four more companies who have created a little something to talk about. This piece by Ceramica Sant’Agostino has a slight 70s flair and an interesting format (250mm by 750mm) that draws the eye away from the grout lines to create the … Continue reading Cersaie Curiosities II

Trending: Tropical II

Paul Ceramiche presented one of the most colourful selections of jungle print tiles at Cersaie with their Yes! Collection – offerring a whole range of bright colours in variations of green, blue, red, orange, and yellow, and a pattern that was solely leafy in nature. It was one of the most effective presentations of a jungle themed range, with demonstrations of its use in interior … Continue reading Trending: Tropical II

Trending: Tropical

In August we took a look at the tile world’s tropical offerings and this year at Cersaie company after company were incorporating jungle print into their collections. A large range of interpretations of the theme were presented, some with a focus on bright colourful flora and fauna, some incorporating textures and metallics, and some taking a very subtle approach. Over the next two posts, we … Continue reading Trending: Tropical

Gorgeous Geometry

Los Angeles based Tracey Reinberg is the brains behind Kismet Tile. Since 1997 she has been using her talents to design exciting patterns for fabrics and wall coverings, working with big names in the furnishing industry. After inspiration from the Spanish Revival architecture’s use of cement encaustic tile during her childhood in San Antonio, her gift for design was eventually translated onto her first line … Continue reading Gorgeous Geometry

Redesigning Recycling in Rwanda

A new Rwandan start-up is seeking to reduce plastic waste one tile at a time. Coldharbour Tiles was founded by Emily Packer and Jake Calhoun in an attempt to take the world in a new, stylish direction whilst also benefiting the planet and creating something beautiful out of waste. Continue reading Redesigning Recycling in Rwanda