Lindsey Lang

Offering up uniquely patterned and textured tiles, textile design expert Lindsey Lang breathes bold modernity into the antique art of producing handmade encaustic cement tiles and historic tradition of terrazzo. Vibrant colours and striking motifs make up the Leaf, Ellipse, Scallop, and Hex collections whilst the innovative London Chevron, London Roundel, and Quarter Roundel demonstrate unusual geometric 3D relief cement tiles inspired by the London … Continue reading Lindsey Lang

Shellazzo?

We’ve spoken a lot about shells here, from mussel glass to eggshell surfaces, and from mother of pearl mosaics to scallop shell desks, and today we add another magnificent material to the mix – Istrenn. Developed by French company Malàkio, Istrenn is composed of 60% recycled shells (collected locally) and a 40% mineral matrix resulting in a stunningly unusual shell based terrazzo effect that features the many … Continue reading Shellazzo?

Five tile trends that have aided the 70s revival

The 70s are everywhere – in fashion, homes, shops, and trend reports. We’re bringing back flares, conversation pits, pampas grass, and mullets, and the tile world is following suit. Here are the five trends that have driven the 70s revival in the ceramics sphere. 1) Terracotta The colour, the texture, the finish, despite its timelessness and worldly charm terracotta has a rich 70s soul. Its … Continue reading Five tile trends that have aided the 70s revival

Toon Town Terrazzo

The first trend spotted amongst the countless stands at Cevisama was terrazzo twisted toon-style. Some more daring than others, some more colourful, some dainty, some bold, but all of them with a little softness that led me to the name Toon Town Terrazzo. These playful designs offer up the same randomised aesthetic as classic terrazzo but just makes it a little more… fun. Perhaps the … Continue reading Toon Town Terrazzo

Smile Plastics

Smile for Smile Plastics

We love to champion companies that focus on making the planet greener and work with waste to create and innovate. So today we celebrate UK-based Smile Plastics who began recycling plastics back in the 90s, offering sustainable solutions to countless companies over the years. Since 2014 Smile Plastics has been led by award-winning design partners Adam Fairweather and Rosalie McMillan who have incorporated modern technologies … Continue reading Smile for Smile Plastics

Earth Tone Bathroom Brown Tiles

Trend inspo: Earth Tone Bathrooms

Rich, warming, and completely on trend – here are 5 earth-toned bathrooms and the tiles you can use to recreate the looks at home. 1. Light zellige Soft squares in a light biscuit shade create a harmonious space with a comforting natural vibe. Get the look with Clay Zellige from Tiles of Ezra, Transparent Quartz Pink from Mosaic Factory, or Zellige Lana from Marazzi. 2. … Continue reading Trend inspo: Earth Tone Bathrooms

Pink Pool Tiles

The Tiles at Trixie Motel

For those unaware drag legend Trixie Mattel has been revamping a Palm Springs motel and next month it will OPEN. Under the fabulous guidance of designer Dani Dazey, the Trixie Motel has refreshed seven bedrooms, the reception lounge, bar, and pool area to create an incredible experience like no other. Themed rooms that go the extra mile with every detail find the sweet spot between … Continue reading The Tiles at Trixie Motel

Nestor Rotsen

Nestor & Røtsen

Creative brothers Devi and Denneb Vervaeke were always drawn to artistic process. Finding balance between contrasting, contradicting elements and a love for texture and natural erosion informed their painting, and eventually developed into the varies collections that comprise Nestor & Røtsen. Tiled tables topped with unique handcrafted pieces are a Nestor & Røtsen signature. Each table features a dynamic patchwork with varying shades and formats … Continue reading Nestor & Røtsen

Geon Tile

Geon Tile

Canadian company Geon Tile started life in 2011 as River City Tile Company in Edmonton, Alberta. Founders Aaron and Chelsea Brown began with carefully selected tile ranges that suited their design needs and aesthetic preferences, bringing gorgeous encaustic tiles to their local region. But lead times and limited choices inspired a change and the creation of their own designs. And their designs make us want … Continue reading Geon Tile

Jeschkelanger Index

Jeschkelanger’s Neoterrazzo

German art duo Anja Langer and Marie Jeschke (otherwise known as Jeschkelanger) will ignite your fire for surface design. Using domestic glass (from windows, doors, and tables) to produce their melting moments Contact Zones – described as “a meeting point between the two artists on glass, the melting moment between Jeschkelanger’s practice with glass and architecture, and the project empty_glass – an encounter with chef … Continue reading Jeschkelanger’s Neoterrazzo

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Tiles made from microwaves

Waste-made tiles are always a delight, and these creations by Norwegian studio Snøhetta is no exception. These prototypes crafted in collaboration with Italian manufacturers Fornace Brioni and Belgian designers Studio Plastique have found a new potential home for materials rarey recycled. Microwave and oven glass and glass from electronic goods are widely regarded as unrecycleable due to their varied compositions, treatments, and finishes. But rather … Continue reading Tiles made from microwaves

Black and Gold Tiled Bathroom

Trend inspo: Bold Bathrooms

Today’s trend inspo is taking its inspiration from our 2022 bathroom predictions. We’ve already shared a bunch of statement showers, feature floors, and pink spaces, but we’re not done! We’ve got five more fabulous bathrooms to share and the tiles you need to recreate them at home. 1) Dark terrazzo A dark moody surface speckled with light flecks and chips in various sizes makes this … Continue reading Trend inspo: Bold Bathrooms

Orchid Flower

WGSN Colour of the Year 2022

Standing out from the crowd in their Colour of the Year 2022 choice are trend forcasting specialists WGSN. Bold, vibrant, and intoxicating, their selected shade is Orchid Flower. The company forecast the increasing popularity of this joyful pinky magenta in 2020 and are predicting its continued success in this year. And they’re not the only ones! We’ve already seen a few predictions including this colour … Continue reading WGSN Colour of the Year 2022

Orange Tiled Shower

Trend inspo: Statement Showers

To further emphasise our love for statement showers (and to offer oodles of inspiration for those looking to create one of their own) we’ve gathered a bunch more and located the tiles needed to make them! 1. Soft Zellige Calming greeny blue toned zelige tiles offer floor to ceiling beachy vibes. Create something similar with Ice Blue Zellige from Otto Tiles & Design (UK), Moss … Continue reading Trend inspo: Statement Showers

Tile Addict’s Top 10 Favourite Tiles

Today marks our 1,000th post! That’s a heck of a lot of tiles enjoyed and shared and to celebrate we’ve selected our top ten favourites. From little to large, mass made to uniquely artisan and in no particular order we’re bringing a broad spectrum of weird and wonderful design delights! 1. Diverge by Aimee Munro for Kaza Concrete Five textured tile designs in a Bauhaus … Continue reading Tile Addict’s Top 10 Favourite Tiles

Five tiles made from reclaimed materials

We’ve collected all the recycled plastic tiles here, and all the unusual reclaimed material surfaces we know of here, and now we’ve combined the two with a collection of five tiles made from a whole host of waste materials. 1. Silicastone from Alusid Using 98% minimum of glass, ceramics and mineral waste, Silicastone from Alusid form tiles and all manner of surfaces. The random waste … Continue reading Five tiles made from reclaimed materials

A few shades more

A few years ago we first covered Durat. Finding such a versatile, eco material that was as beautiful and customisable as the multicoloured, terrazzo flecked, recycled plastic Durat gave us a fresh burst of enthusiasm for the future of surface design. And now they’ve added even more to their range. Durat Palace, developed in collaboration with Dutch design agency MOST Collective has added four new … Continue reading A few shades more

Specks of Schegge

Although we should be tiring of terrazzo, it’s hard to obey trend laws when there are such curious collections to cover. And one such collection is Schegge from Ceramica Fioranese. Eight tiles (four simple colours, and four terrazzo style decors) make up this delightful range. Three lovely neutrals (Calce, Cenere, and Grafite) and one stunningly rich red (Porpora) offer varying levels of drama with rough, … Continue reading Specks of Schegge

Five companies to to keep an eye on VI

It’s five more from around the world today, some we’ve known for a while and some that are new on our radar. 1. Fireclay Tile California-based Fireclay Tile has been churning out tiles since 1986. Each tile in their collection is handmade, and each of their many glazes are hand mixed. With modern looks from their Metropolitan collection, Farmland-inspired designs from Agrarian, or plain, simple, … Continue reading Five companies to to keep an eye on VI

Max Design with MaxFine

Last year FMG released their highly versatile, large format tile collection MaxFine. Utilising natures greatest techniques of high pressure and higher heat, their surfaces are all but indistinguisable from the real thing. With MaxFine, the significance of imitation stone is highlighted. The strong, large format slabs are designed to be just 6mm thick, creating a lightweight solution to interior uses of all kinds. Made from … Continue reading Max Design with MaxFine