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

10 More Tile Designers You Should Know

Following the popularity of our last list of tile designers we thought we’d give you 10 more! 1) Marianne Smink Embracing the imperfections inherent in handcrafted tiles, Smink’s collections are designed around lines and patchworks with families of colour curated for perfect mixing and matching. 2) Toni Cumella Born in 1951, the son of ceramicist Antoni Cumella, Toni Cumella studied industrial engineering at Barcelona University … Continue reading 10 More Tile Designers You Should Know

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

Cyberspace Curiosities V

May’s Cyberspace Curiosities incoming! 1) Spoons Vibrantly coloured teardrops mix and match in these lively tiles from Canadian company Geon Tiles. Each piece is handcrafted with six colours (Warm White, Seafoam, Zeden Green, Rust, Harbour, and Riedel Blue) offering a blend of energy and calm. 2) Key West Hemmingway Inspired by the bathroom tiles in Ernest Hemingway’s home in Key West, Florida, these recreation pieces … Continue reading Cyberspace Curiosities V

Salmistraro’s Bisanzio

Bringing to mind the Byzantine rule over Sicily, this tile and coffee table collection by Elena Salmistraro for Lithea offers old world elegance and an appreciation for material. The names of each coffee table have been selected to pay homage to two individuals who helped to conquer the small island – generals Maniace and Calafato – whilst the wall decors, and tiles (Byzas, Hagia, and … Continue reading Salmistraro’s Bisanzio

Trend inspo: Flora

Become one with nature with these fabulous flora and foliage themed features. 1) Shades of blue and beige Warm shades and abstract shapes create a striking focal point in this statement bathroom. Get the look with Timeline Botanical from Del Conca, Caribbean from ABK Wide & Style, or Overtime Foliage from Ceramiche Supergres. 2) White and blue Dainty leaf sketches in blue create a minimalist … Continue reading Trend inspo: Flora

Scenes of London Life

An artist from a young age, London-based Helen Beard has made a living observing life and translating it into ink and watercolour. With bespoke pieces ranging from bowls and vases to decorative ornaments, Beard’s hand-painted ceramics offer joyful scenes with unusual, quaint themes. Transferring lightly pigmented and delicately detailed paintings into ceramics is no easy feat. The process begins with freehand outlines, created using a … Continue reading Scenes of London Life

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

Katrantzou Collection

Victorian tiles get a facelift in this wonderfully wild collection created in a collaboration between fashion designer Mary Katrantzou and Villeroy & Boch. Aptly named Victorian makes a statement with similar visuals to Katrantzou’s Autumn/Winter 2018 collection. Largely black and white the collection mixes marbles, geometrics, and an incredibly colourful display of butterflies. Gold accents add an Art Deco flair whilst 3D effects create a … Continue reading Katrantzou Collection

The Heart of Heath Ceramics

Since 1948 Heath Ceramics have been serving up American made glazed goodies in California. Originally a small-scale pottery ran by Edith & Brian Heath, Heath Ceramics opened its first factory in Sausalito in 1959 and welcomed tile production eight years later. In 2003 the company was relaunched by Robin Petravic and Catherine Bailey, a couple who have continued to maintain the soul of small-scale production, … Continue reading The Heart of Heath Ceramics

Corrispondenza

Like many other patchwork collections, this tile range is bold and busy. Each of Corrispondenza’s faces is a mini modern artwork, angular, considered, and in a range of rich tones. Conceptualised by architecture and interior design firm Dimorestudio, Corrispondenza acts as a tangible extension of their admiration for Italian ceramic heritage and brings together a wealth of knowledge about historical art, fashion, and design. The … Continue reading Corrispondenza

Sol for Spring

Create a springtime aesthetic with Sol – a characterful, multi-textured collection from Ragno. Three base-shades (Bianco, Verde, and Blu) kick off the range, each offering up “the charm of the Amalfi Coast.” From each colour come two textural accent designs with stunning relief details – Struttura Piuma 3D Bianco and Struttura Foglia 3D Verde. Bianco, Verde, and Blu also mix together to create five patterned … Continue reading Sol for Spring

10 Tile Designers You Should Know

The tile world is full of fabulous minds. Embracing designers from all specialisations has given us some truly incredible tiles over the years so we thought we’d create a little list of 10 you should know! 1) Cristina Celestino As an architect and designer Celestino has worked with countless prestigious companies offering creative direction for interiors and displays, as well as producing unique tile designs … Continue reading 10 Tile Designers You Should Know

Tiles for an Icon

Inspired by fashion icon Iris Apfel, the aptly named collection Icon from Target Ceramics is a joyful buzz of colour. Informed by Apfel’s love of wild patterns and vibrant combinations, Icon playfully mixes together a patchwork of motifs. Nine designs create the range blending geometrics, curves, animal print, flowers, and leaves, each of which have been carefully selected to reflect textiles and jewellery. Adding eternal … Continue reading Tiles for an Icon

Good news! An ANF Tile Collection!

He’s been on our radar as a master of colour with a rich imagination full of design delights. Though tiles have featured in his murals and thoroughout his vision for the future of town halls, there haven’t been any official Adam Nathaniel Furman tiles… until now. In a collaboration with Botteganove, Furman’s New Town collection pairs vibrant, playful shades with a textured mix and match … Continue reading Good news! An ANF Tile Collection!

Marazzi’s Ho.Re.Ca II

Continuing on from Monday’s look at Alessandro Pasinelli Studio‘s Ho.Re.Ca design schemes (all with tiles from Marazzi), today we have the wine bar, café littéraire, and the pâtisserie! Wine Bar Designed for conversation and the free-flow of alcohol, wine bars are about taste and memories. These two scheme view the wine bar as alibrary, where people come to learn and explore. Wine Bar A A … Continue reading Marazzi’s Ho.Re.Ca II

Marazzi’s Ho.Re.Ca

Envisioning a new future for hospitality, Alessandro Pasinelli Studio have designed two schemes each for a lobby hotel, a rooftop hotel, a poke house, a wine bar, a café littéraire, and a pâtisserie, all with tiles from Marazzi. Fully encompassing the Ho.Re.Ca spectrum (hotels, restaurants, and cafes), these interiors showcase the company’s collections blending textures, motifs, colours, and effects. Lobby Hotel Their lobby hotel designs … Continue reading Marazzi’s Ho.Re.Ca

Retro Bauhome

A selection of 70s shapes and shades makes up the wonderful Bauhome range from Equipe. In two colourways a distinction is offered between cooler and warmer tones though there is richness in each. Burnt orange (Terrakota), olive green (Grün), and black dominate the warm decors whilst dusty pink (Rose), grey (Grau), and white (Weiss) make up the cold. A light green (Minze) and dark teal … Continue reading Retro Bauhome

Spanish Surfaces at the Design Show

Next week at the Surface Design Show (8th Feb – 10th Feb) Tile of Spain will be bringing their best to stand 401, highlighting the concepts, finishes, and results that Spanish tile excels at. Advanced digital printing techniques offer complete freedom and endless design potential. Matching trends or keeping it classic with timeless looks, there is a tile for every style. High-performance, long-lasting tiles with … Continue reading Spanish Surfaces at the Design Show

Cyberspace Curiosities

We’ve not been able to get our tile show tile fix for almost two years, meaning we’ve not had the opportunity to write up some of our most beloved posts – our collections of curiosities. But we miss them so we’ve decided to search the internet instead for this, our very own Cyberspace Curiosities. 1) Cracked Earth Designed by Hugo Bugg for Kaza Concrete, Cracked … Continue reading Cyberspace Curiosities