Whilstling Frog

Our last company for the week is another gem from America. Founded in 1986, Whistling Frog is the creation of artist Rick Pruckler. With previous experience in mural installations and the art of ceramics, Whilstling Frog came about as means to let Pruckler’s creativity run riot. Forming custom glazes and variety of tile making techniques, pieces incorporating elements of nature and stark contrasts began to … Continue reading Whilstling Frog

Tabarka Studio

There is a focus on material and beauty over trend at Tabarka Studio. Inspired by the search for “an elusive tile in a centuries-old basement shop in Istanbul”, the expansion of Tabarka has taken its founders across the globe in search for authentic charm, finding elegance amongst the mundane and delight in the unexpected. Continue reading Tabarka Studio

Argila Pasadena by Peronda

Peronda Personified

Peronda’s Harmony brand has established a trailblazing reputation in design. It offers a wide variety of products for surfaces of all kinds: from mosaics to a rich assortment of decorative products including natural stone and hand-made pieces, that can bring a distinctive personality to any interior. Continue reading Peronda Personified

There’s No Smoke Without Fire

Ten years ago art teacher Mark Aldridge decided to change careers, taking his art to the nation in the form of hand painted tiles. Then based in Stamford, Lincolnshire, the Fine Art graduate took on a small industrial unit and started from scratch; making the tiles by hand, decorating them with his own glazes, then completing them with fine drawings of flora and fauna before firing. Continue reading There’s No Smoke Without Fire