Modern Maiolica Mastery

Marca Corona Gallery, the historical archive of the Rubbiani Collection, was the source of inspiration for Marca Corona’s new small-format Maiolica collection in which tiling tradition is reinterpreted through one of its timeless guises: white and blue majolica. Innovative decoration techniques give these floor and wall tiles a thoroughly modern look, suitable for the most sophisticated and on-trend spaces. Continue reading Modern Maiolica Mastery

Paris-based Ceramic Custodians

Almaviva is a Paris-based tile atelier that makes Delft tiles, azulejo panels and hand-made glazed tiles. The studio’s specialties also include Italian Renaissance majolica tiles, medieval pavements, Iznik panels and Islamic tiles, including zellige. The clay is stamped by hand and the decoration hand-painted with natural oxides. Continue reading Paris-based Ceramic Custodians

Tiling Thesaurus: M – P

I’m away on holiday until the 13th February, so I’ll leave you with some tile humour. Well, it may be humour! Majolica: I thought I was going on holiday, but I ended up in another dusty tile factory. Mohs: In the scale of things, very important. In reality, totally ignored by one and all. Mosaic: The perfect opportunity to get rid of all those dust-covered … Continue reading Tiling Thesaurus: M – P