Ateliers Zelij

In the 90s, Delphine Laporte and Samir Mazer saw the same promise of zellige that the design world still sees today. Bringing zellige into a new era whilst honouring it’s traditional roots, Toulouse-based Ateliers Zelij ensure material quality and ancestral techniques remain at the heart of the creation process. Every Ateliers Zelij zellige tile is made by hand “from drying to enameling, including cutting with … Continue reading Ateliers Zelij

Make way for Maison Bahya

Since 2015 Maison Bahya has been expanding the design possibilities of cement tiles by offering custom creations and modern motifs. The company, founded by couple Audrey and Alexandre, designs all of its tiles in Paris and employs skilled artisans in their workshop in Tangier to bring each tile to life. There are over 300 patterns to choose from amongst their collections including familiar classics from … Continue reading Make way for Maison Bahya

Bathroom Tiles

Trend inspo: Patterned tiles for the bathroom

Patterns are big for the bathroom, filling them with personality, charm, and vibrant colour. Whether they’re bold and bright, neutral and Victorian, or subtly shaded, patterned tiles are a winning choice. 1) Green Cement These traditionally patterned cement tiles climb up the walls, meeting a textured teal halfway. Get the look with Valencia from Otto Tiles & Design, Florence from London Encaustic, or Sofia from … Continue reading Trend inspo: Patterned tiles for the bathroom

Maria Starling Design

Maria Starling Designs

Norfolk-based mosaic artist Maria Starling turned her attention to Moroccan cement tile some years ago, and has been designing delightful patterns ever since. Collaborating with skilled artisans, Starling brings her visions to life with a range of beautiful, handmade cement, porcelain, and ceramic tiles. Each piece and pattern is specifically designed in-house, making them unique to Maria Starling Designs. Joyful blues, delicate pastels, and monochrome … Continue reading Maria Starling Designs

Jatana Interiors

Continuing our week of wonder, celebrating companies in all their varied glory, we have an Australian company – Jatana Interiors. A love of colour and design began after founder Sonya Marish’s travels through Asia and the Middle East. What initially started as a hunt for unique treasures became income after Marish strated a market stall in Sydney to sell globally-sourced goodies. Later, a desire to … Continue reading Jatana Interiors

All About Artisans

It’s the smaller companies that we’re focusing hard on this year, and with plenty of time to scour the web to find them we’ve got more and more to share with you. Today we’re looking at a Los Angeles based company, with a penchant for the handmade. Zia Tile collects some of the best and most beautiful artisan tiles from around the world to distribute … Continue reading All About Artisans