Dulux Colour of the Year 2022

Our next 2022 Colour of the Year comes from Dulux who have previously selected the delightful neutral Brave Ground for 2021, and Tranquil Dawn for 2020 (a shade surprisingly similar to Benjamin Moore’s October Mist). But for 2022 the experts at Dulux have selected Bright Skies -an airy blue that works with everything. Demonstrating the global desire for a fresh start, Bright Skies evokes the … Continue reading Dulux Colour of the Year 2022

Trend inspo: Statement Showers II

6. Perfect Pattern Keeping the rest of the bathroom simple with wood and neutrals makes the shower free to express itself. Find an unusual pattern in a vibrant colour for maximum effect. Featured is Goa from Popham Designs (Worldwide), although Oriental Fairy from Otto Tiles & Design (UK) and Granada Turquoise Crackle from Clay Imports (USA) are equally as lovely. 7. Simple Statement A statement … Continue reading Trend inspo: Statement Showers II

Bathrooms become conceptual centres

With work featuring on the cover of The New Yorker, National Geographic, and The New York Times, today’s featured artist isn’t exactly underground. He’s drawn live at the Venice Art Biennale, the London Olympics, and the New York City Marathon (whilst running it), and hand-drew a 360 degree VR animation for The New Yorker. But somehow it’s his… bathrooms that we’re most interested in. Christoph … Continue reading Bathrooms become conceptual centres

Metropolitan from Colorker Group's ZYX brand

Metropolitan Mastery

On its Coverings stand, Colorker gave star billing to the new Metropolitan collection. Perhaps the most retro design to date from the hugely impressive ZYX brand, these tiles offer a trip back in time … while at the same time reinventing a great icons of ceramic design – one that is redolent of urban Paris and London at the turn of the 20th century. Continue reading Metropolitan Mastery

Rilievi Reallignment

Florim is not, strictly speaking, a ceramics firm; it is an Italian design firm that is proud to work in ceramics. The Rilievi collection fits perfectly into our mission, which is to transform the perception of industrial ceramics from functional objects to design objects, an essential part of any aesthetically optimal interior. Stefano Torrenti, CEO. Continue reading Rilievi Reallignment

Concrete Collaboration

Concreto by Lea explores the possibilities of concrete through a hyper-realistic representation of cement surfaces. The design process started with aesthetic and material analysis to fully capture the features of the material. These were then warped and selectively emphasised so that the different textures and colours of cement could become the range’s background. Continue reading Concrete Collaboration

Jasper ITopker Moka Abujardado by Inalco

Water-based Innovation

H2O IPlus Full Digital processes are thus being billed as a revolution for the ceramic industry, since this innovative water-based  technology allows the creation of collections with an outstanding resolution, that are also sustainable and environmentally friendly.  As Inalco’s own recent production show, these production advances can deliver highly naturalistic surfaces inspired by materials such as stone, marble or wood: ceramic designs full of sensory appeal. Continue reading Water-based Innovation