Organic magic at Organoid

Spy glimpses of nature and flecks of fibre through the unique surface of Organoid. This sensual material takes organic matter and transforms it into decor like no other, complete with texture, detail, and scent. Established in 2013 by Martin Jehart and Mag. Christoph Egger, Organoid blends the beauty of petals, seeds, and hay and forms them into a backing, High Pressure Laminate, flooring, and acoustic … Continue reading Organic magic at Organoid

Trend inspo: Monochrome

We read in a trends post by Who What Wear that monochromatic design (not just black and white but rooms decorated all in one colour) is on its way up so we’ve gathered a little interior inspo and hunted for some tiles to match. 1) Baby pink metro Ultra light pink stretched metro tiles hug every corner of this adorable bathroom with a little contrast … Continue reading Trend inspo: Monochrome

It’s like déjà vu

Sticking to their roots – both social and geographical – the artisans at Le Nid handcraft stunning ceramics at the base of Mount Etna, highlighting the magic of being Made in Sicily. Studio Le Nid – then Il Nido – was founded in 1966 by Barbaro Messina, a creative inspired by the ancients and on the hunt for innovative techniques. In the 70s experimentation led … Continue reading It’s like déjà vu

Cyberspace Curiosities IX

Our ninth collection of ceramic curiosities found in cyberspace, enjoy! 1) Uonuon The creatives at 14oraitaliana have blended the cartoonish whimsy of Pop Art with the chic style of wood-effect tiles to produce a collection with personality to spare. Uonuon comes in 14 colours, including a rich mustard yellow, soft blues, dramatic black, and organic shades with a Scandi flavour. 2) Stracciatella Blue Natural A … Continue reading Cyberspace Curiosities IX

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

Five unusual nature-inspired tile collections

Tropical patterns, jungle-themed design and fabulous florals all have their place in nature-inspired design. But today’s post is for interiors that require something a little more abstract, so here are five tile designs that take a more unusual approach. 1) Mud This earthy collection by Francisco Segarra for Peronda brings ancient building practices into modern design by highlighting the beauty, richness, and diversity of one … Continue reading Five unusual nature-inspired tile collections

Tone and texture totality

Every now and then a stand really stops you in your tracks at Cersaie. Mainly it will be a familiar brand, but one rare occasions you encounter a previously unknown brand and a display full of creativity and delight. In 2022, Tile Addict discovered some jaw-dropping architectural finishes and textures on the Gypsum stand. Based in Bergamo, Italy, Gypsum produces plaster, laminated polystyrene, and high … Continue reading Tone and texture totality

New Terracotta’s New Looks

A stunning selection of sculptural tiles from Paulo Vale have added intrigue and joy to the stylish ranges of New Terracotta. Four statement designs highlight unique shapes and texture from some of nature’s finest flora and fauna. Daisy Cacti and Cactum’s speckled surfaces and curved forms are hand molded and entirely unique. Their basic colourway features a variety of green shades but several of New … Continue reading New Terracotta’s New Looks

Venetian mahogany vibes

One of the outstanding new ranges at Cersaie 2022 was Canal Grande by Refin, a collection inspired by glamor of Venice and the city’s nautical culture. Canal Grande pays homage to majestic mahogany, the material traditionally used to build vaporetti: the famous Venetian water taxis. Refin’s design team, in collaboration with an historic shipyard in Venice, studied these nautical mahogany boards in great detail to … Continue reading Venetian mahogany vibes

Casulo Green Tiled Bathroom

A Verdant Variety in a Casulo Casa

A fabulous selection of tiles and finishes adds detail and ambience to this stunning São Paolo apartment refurb. Designed by Casulo (a local design firm and friends of the apartment’s owners), the entire 220-square-metre apartment was rejigged and reorganised, making the most of each room whilst adding style and ambience. Only the bedroom’s wooden floor remains of the original interior whilst the rest of the … Continue reading A Verdant Variety in a Casulo Casa

Tiled Dark Lounge

A new way to bring the outside in

Roof tiles are what gives this cafe in Shanghai a luxury look rich with intrigue. This inspiring choice of surface came from Japanese studio Keiji Ashizawa Design who opted for a novel approach to celebrating Chinese culture at Blue Bottle Coffee. Located near to the Jing’an Temple, a Tangmi Buddhist temple first built in 247 AD, offering an appreciation and recognition of heritage within the … Continue reading A new way to bring the outside in

Trend inspo: Hex

Tile of Spain listed hexagonal tiles as one of the years biggest trends in tile, so we’ve gathered a little inspo and the tiles to match. 1. Tipped Hex Warm pink and deep maroon party together in this unusual hex pattern, adding a bold playful touch to these pale minty cabinets. Get the look with Casa in Guava/Maroon from Marrakech Design, Hex Clip in Mocha … Continue reading Trend inspo: Hex

A Museum for Tile Addicts

Tajimi has a new place for Tile Addicts to get their fix. No stranger to tile-related celebrations, Kasahara Town’s seasonal festivities, ceramic themed park, and countless pottery shops now welcome a museum among their ranks. For hundreds of years Tajimi has held a place as Japan’s leading producer of tiles, with Kasahara Town alone housing more than 100 tile factories in the mid-1900s. Eventually modern … Continue reading A Museum for Tile Addicts

Grow House Green Leaf Tiles

Grow House Grow

Like the name implies, Grow House Grow offers dope designs to help you live the high life. Artist Katie Deedy founded Grow House Grow in 2007 to create interior surfaces that do more than just decorate. Her wallpaper designs and cement tiles are formed to create a story with motifs rich with character and a strong sense of narrative. Her tile collections are made from … Continue reading Grow House Grow

Dark Blue Vertical Subway Tiled Bathroom

Trend inspo: Jewel Tone Bathrooms

Opulent, luxurious, and intensely pigmented, jewel tones add a world of colour like no other. Get inspired by our bathroom picks below and see how you can recreate the looks at home with our tile matches! 1. Emerald Various tones of sea-blue, emerald, and jade mix together in a patchwork feature in this bathroom, adding delightful colour to the neutral floors and walls. Get the … Continue reading Trend inspo: Jewel Tone Bathrooms

Immersive impressions

When a marketing-savvy company such as Cosentino announces a major product launch one month prior to Cersaie, Tile Addicts everywhere should pay close attention. In fact the Spanish solid surface experts launched two new collections – Kraftizen and Onirika – simultaneously at a virtual press event. This post looks at one of them, Onirika, an immersive collection by interior designer Nina Magon that taps into … Continue reading Immersive impressions

Cortico E Netos Yellow Tiles

Cortiço & Netos

Family run Cortiço & Netos is a company with its heart in Portugal’s rich tiling traditions. After establishing Cortiço & Netos, Joaquim José Cortiço and his company spent the years between 1979 and 2013 collecting, selling, and preserving discontinued Portuguese tiles. Since many of the factories that orignally produced these tiles have since shut down, each piece is an important artefact for education of the … Continue reading Cortiço & Netos

Turquoise Tile

Made a Mano

We spend a lot of time looking at tile company websites and we know what we like and what we don’t. Easy to search, instinctive to navigate, and quick to load are just three factors which determine whether or not a portfolio is a pleasure to peruse and today we’re sharing a company whose website almost has it all. Danish Tile and Stone company Made … Continue reading Made a Mano

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

Cyberspace Curiosities

Cyberspace Curiosities VII

The curiousities continue with July’s edition. We’ve got colour, shape, and some weirdly wonderful designs. 1) VP12830 This curious wibbly sea kelp style tile from Ceramica Pinto is fun, fresh, and extremely unusual. The marks of the artist are present in the paint strokes adding even more personality to the tiles. 2) Harlequin Handmade Tropical Found on Etsy, these wonderfully colourful handmade terrazzo style speckled … Continue reading Cyberspace Curiosities VII