Smoke & Fire’s Fused Glass

We aren’t secret about our love for Smoke and Fire Tiles having written two articles on their many ranges and including them in both our Five Favourite Companies list and our first compilation of Companies to keep an eye on. But we aren’t finished yet as today we’ve got another of their wonderful creations to share. Complementing the many manificent tiles that utilise unusual glazes … Continue reading Smoke & Fire’s Fused Glass

Birds in Trees Charcoal Smoke and Fire Tiles

A Story of Smoke and Fire

With a group of designers whose priority is in the art, Smoke and Fire Tiles is a ceramic treasure trove. Founded in Stamford, Lincolnshire by Mark Aldridge, the company now resides in a converted granary in Suffolk. Their artistic skill is shown in spades throughout their collections which not only covers tile, but also other forms of ceramic art. Continue reading A Story of Smoke and Fire

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