Ylenia Roma

Layers, texture, and an intense blend of reality and fantasy characterise today’s mosaic artist Ravenna-based Ylenia Roma. Using found materials as diverse as seashells and pine cone scales, and well as the more traditional bricks, stone, and tile Roma’s brings images of wildlife vibrantly to life. Feathers, fur, and whiskers are laid with intricate detail whilst varied relief adds dimension. Her portraits of people are … Continue reading Ylenia Roma

Masculine Kitchen

Trend inspo: Green Kitchens

Green is an interior favourite. Perfect for statement design, natural vibes, or as a subtle neutral, green of all kinds are a kitchen’s best friend. So we’ve gathered some inspo and the tiles to match! 1) Scales Fabulous fishscales add a splash of contrasting colour against the black ceiling and rich wood. Get the look with Abanico Light Green Gloss from Clay Imports, Green Graffito … Continue reading Trend inspo: Green Kitchens

Qemamu Mosaics

For almost 20 years Dionne Ible has been honing her craft as a mosaic artist. What began as a simple hobby to creatively punctuate her work as a Legal Secretary is now Qemamu Mosaics, a company of creativity. Ible’s keen eye for detail and impeccable sense of style is translated throughout her many artworks with colour, tone, shape, and subject all carefully considered. Though based … Continue reading Qemamu Mosaics

Five Magnificent Mosaic Artists

There is so much talent floating about in the world of mosaics. Exploring the many styles, materials, and masterpieces thought up by this niche of creative minds is one of our greatest joys so we’ve collected just a few for the first in a series of magnificent mosaic artists. 1. Menel Hüzmeli It’s the 3D nature of Hüzmeli’s tiles that sets them apart from many … Continue reading Five Magnificent Mosaic Artists

Five companies to keep an eye on III

Seeing as we have so many smaller companies that deserve a mention, we’ve decided to make this a regular monthly slot, at least until we run out of names! So with that said, here are five for March! 1. Everett & Blue Specialising in traditional Portuguese tiles, Everett & Blue brings the best of hand-painted, artisanal designs to their collections. Inspired by the façades in … Continue reading Five companies to keep an eye on III

Six superbly memorable mosaics

Mosaics are a fantastic art and have been an iconic mode of decoration for millenia. We’ve covered plenty of ancient mosaics, mosaic masters, and delightful designs, and now we’ve compiled a list of some of the best and most unique mosaics on offer. 1. FS Casale by Francisco Segarra for Peronda This simple design is supremely beautiful. Though not technically a mosaic, FS Casale has … Continue reading Six superbly memorable mosaics

Tile Addicts’ Tile Detection Task

Today’s article is inspired by a recent challenge we were set. A reader reached out to us to find some particularly beautiful tiles used in a bathroom found on Houzz. And they weren’t the only ones looking, as others had commented below the images asking what the tiles were only for the bathroom designers to tell them that they only supplied the fixtures and couldn’t … Continue reading Tile Addicts’ Tile Detection Task

Coverings 2020 Atlas Concorde Boost Pro tile collection

Atlas Concorde’s Concrete Makeover

Atlas Concorde enlivens concrete in their urban-chic collection Boost Pro. Complementing their original Boost collection, which focused on the cooler tones of concrete-effect, Boost Pro lands on the warmer side of the spectrum. The porcelain floor tiles explore brown tones, from pale Ivory to the deep brown Tobacco with Cream, Clay, and Taupe in between. All have a Matte and Grip finish, as well as … Continue reading Atlas Concorde’s Concrete Makeover

Sound of Marbles

Ceramica Fioranese‘s Sound of Marbles rethinks this classic material to celebrate nature and combine it with tradition and craftsmanship. Five distinctive marble-effect porcelain stoneware surfaces make up the collection – Beige Antico, Rosa Cipria, Nero Fondo, Verde Intenso, and Screziato Vivace. The classic neutral-toned marbles are combined with two distinctive greens, each with unique veining, creating a highly modern take on the material. The collection … Continue reading Sound of Marbles

Constructing Compositions with Regalo

Regalo is a collection with a concentration on composition. Designed by Lombardini 22 brand FUD for Appiani, these skinny format tiles take on texture and desaturated tones to create an enormously versatile ceramic collection. The Regolo range is comprised of nine master shades (Panno, Lunaria, Ardesia, Ossido, Ceruleo, Cipria, Mattone, Tanè, and Tobacco) which mix neutrals with warm and cool toned colours. Textural variants of … Continue reading Constructing Compositions with Regalo

ItalGraniti Hematite Coverings new tile collection

Italgraniti: Hematite’s Natural Neutrals

The veins add a touch of drama to the tiles, directing the eye, softening colours, and adding a sense of continuity. Hematite’s application potential is supplemented by the incorporation of the mosaic option that demonstrates a subtlety of design through the delicate inclusion of the veins. Continue reading Italgraniti: Hematite’s Natural Neutrals

Pieces of Paradise

Basque recycled glass mosaic company Reviglass have produced a glistening and luxurious new selection. Paradise Stones is based on a palette of natural colours with additional charm offered by organic textures and patina. The electric blue of PA-03 Zafiro provides a visual punch of vibrancy, a rich deep blue to create pools as lively as the ocean and as vivid as lava. This same blue … Continue reading Pieces of Paradise

Back in Tile

A restoration project in Shrewsbury Cathedral has led to a stunning discovery. Whilst attempting to ensure the building is returned to its former beauty, over thirty years of dust and grime were removed from the floor to expose a stunning mosaic that has been hiding away since the 80s. The intricate work is a gothic masterpiece from renowned architect Edward Welby Pugin and had been … Continue reading Back in Tile

Cevisama Curiosities II

Yesterday’s curiosities were only the beginning and there are still plenty of fantastic designs awaiting a mention. One collection could have easily been placed with the weave-look designs from the show, but its unique format and stone-look companions meant its own space was needed. 2πround from Cicogres is a collection of large circular tiles in stone, marble, and weave-effects. Combining the circular shapes with curved … Continue reading Cevisama Curiosities II