MifaMosa

We have another Invader-esque street artist to share today. From Orléans, vigilante mosaic creator MifaMosa developed both his style and subject manner to brighten and enliven the daily life of his grandmother who was unwell. Seeking to remain anonymous, his name also honours the inspiration behind his art, combining Mifa (family) and Mosa (mosaic). Although started in Orléans, MifaMosa has also hit Paris, Avignon, Lyon, … Continue reading MifaMosa

Shatters’ Street Art

A reasonably difficult artist to find any information about, Shatters is new on our radar. Despite having been creating awesome bits of street art for at least six years, his work is mostly installed in his local area of Montmartre, Paris. Taking his name from the medium with which he creates – broken fragments of glass and mirrors – Shatters pieces together found specks and … Continue reading Shatters’ Street Art

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. Continue reading Flying Free-Form

A selection of genuine Antique Terracotta floor from Lapicida.

Trending: Antique Terracotta

Lapicida, which offers a wide selection of original antique terracotta tiles, salvaged from 18th and 19th Century buildings, mainly in France, reports that terracotta floors are now gracing some of the smartest interiors with their warm, natural appeal. The epitome of relaxed living, they come in a wide range of pinks, reds and creams – reflecting the clays native to the regions from which they hail. Continue reading Trending: Antique Terracotta

Polychromie Architecturale

Too few marketing campaigns for new ceramic tile ranges really hit the target. Many are simply too flowery and pretentious. Others follow the herd and are light on differentiation. Most fail to identify and address a specific audience. But, every now and then, I come across a marketing idea that is well focused, coherent and relevant. Continue reading Polychromie Architecturale

Welcome To The World Of Tiles

Diary of a Tile Addict is intended to introduce tile enthusiasts to developments in tile design, significant architectural projects that use tiles creatively, technological developments that are driving the tile industry forward, news on tile exhibitions around the world as they happen, and also as a way to meet the many talented and inspiring individuals who together make the ceramic tile sector so creatively diverse, technically advanced and intellectually fascinating. Continue reading Welcome To The World Of Tiles