Cerámica at RIBA North is supported by Tile of Spain

Northern Exposure

Cerámica, a ground-breaking new exhibition at RIBA North supported by Tile of Spain, is set to explore the future use of ceramics and technology in architecture. From 28th October 2017, a series of full-scale installations by ECAlab will enliven RIBA’s new centre on the Liverpool waterfront, examining how ceramics have a bright future as a high-performance, environmentally-friendly and beautiful building material for architecture and design. Continue reading Northern Exposure

Viva Viva

At Friday’s Tile Association Awards – the most prestigious annual event for the UK tiling industry – the title of Tile Fixer of the Year was awarded to Sharon Taylor of Viva Tiling, who took up tiling following redundancy in 2007. Continue reading Viva Viva

Magical Myaamia

Based upon Myaamia, an original painting by Santos Mendez named after a Native American Algonquian language spoken by the Seminole Indians, the mosaic mural at TD Bank, Florida, reflects harmony and friendship among all living creatures. Continue reading Magical Myaamia

Looking Down on the Box

At Kitchen & Bathroom Expo 2005, RAK introduced Venus; the second new line of tiles and sanitaryware designed exclusively for RAK by celebrity designer Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen. I interviewed interviewed Llewelyn-Bowen to find out more about this project and his take on ceramic tiles in general. Joe: To what extent is Venus your creation? LL-B: As a rule, I won’t put my name to anything unless … Continue reading Looking Down on the Box