Carlin x The New Craftsmen

Founded in 2012, The New Craftsmen has been sharing the work of artisans from the British Isles for the past 10 years. Unique glassworks, furniture pieces, textiles, and ceramics all feature, along with some fabulous pieces from ceramicist and illustrator Laura Carlin. Carlin’s artistic, handpainted tiles are decorated with stylised animals, Roman bath scenes, playing cards, and various depictions of London life. The London life … Continue reading Carlin x The New Craftsmen

Sherwin Williams’ Colour of the Year 2022

Continuing our fabulous 2022 Colour of the Year collection we have another US paint company – Sherwin Williams. Similar to Benjamin Moore’s selected shade, Sherwin Williams have chosen a delightfully down-to-earth green shade called Evergreen Fog. Inspiring a fresh start Evergreen Fog was chosen as a simple yet sophisticated colour that can be both neutral and noticeable. It’s a slightly muddier take on October Mist … Continue reading Sherwin Williams’ Colour of the Year 2022

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

Trend inspo: Bathroom Feature Floors

Finally in our bathroom trend prediciton extension posts we’ve selected the feature floor. With endless possibilities in colour and pattern choice, texture, material, and finish, the feature floor is a fantastic way to add personality that doesn’t overwhelm a space. 1. Black Lily Pad Simple yet striking, black and white lily pad tiles pack a punch and go with practically anything. In the bathroom below … Continue reading Trend inspo: Bathroom Feature Floors

FuoriFormato Females

Target Ceramics‘ large format FuoriFormato collections offer design concepts like no other. Its catalogue of creative surface solutions covers a wonderfully wide breadth of inspirations, finishes, and attitudes with advanced digital production processes forming detailed artworks and striking designs. Many of the collection names celebrate and take inspiration from iconic films and female figures such as Bridget Jones, Mary Poppins, and Mulan with designs featuring … Continue reading FuoriFormato Females

Bedroom tiling in 2022

We love a tile anywhere and everywhere, and one place that’s been giving tiling a lot more loving of late is the bedroom. To celebrate, we’ve collected some 2022 predicted bedroom trends and found the tiled rooms to suit. 1. Hearty colours Colour is being enjoyed everywhere, especially the rich earthy tones of burnt orange, moss green, and rich burgundy, and in the bedroom that … Continue reading Bedroom tiling in 2022

Gazete Azulejos

The vibrantly tiled faΓ§ades of Portugal’s homes are one of the country’s most iconic sights, but those sights are disappearing. Attempting to preserve the tiling legacy before it disappears entirely is Gazete Azulejos. Once handmade in factories thoroughout Portugal, reduced demand over the years led to closures. The tiled faΓ§ades that remained have steadily decreased in number due to renovations and modernisation, and some tiles … Continue reading Gazete Azulejos

Signature Style

After being completely smitten with Aleluia’s Color Art collection, we knew it wouldn’t be the last time we cover this company and their gorgeous tiles. And today is the day we share another awesome creation. The highly mordern look of Signature demonstrates the skill of hand-painted ceramics. Individual artworks make up the collection’s 20 different faces, each of which plays with line and irregular spacing … Continue reading Signature Style

Tiles Made OF Australia

Makers of unique, unglazed ceramic art pieces and homeware, Made OF Australia prefers a slow burn over rapid fire. Fighting fast fashions, waste, and a synthetic sense of beauty, their plates, bowls, cups, and even jewellery are thoughtfully made and one-of-a-kind. Using their signature Saggar Firing method, delibrate, irregular, and organic marks are made on the ceramics. At Made OF Australia repurposed paint tins form … Continue reading Tiles Made OF Australia

Skater Tiles from Art of Board

Earlier this year we looked at Skate or Design, a company that transforms snapped skate boards into one-of-a-kind wall coverings. And today we have something a little similar. Art of Board is a lifestyle brand that takes the skate aesthetic and produces a variety of chic decors. Material made from broken boards, unique interior spaces, skate-inspired chair designs, textile and wallpaper creations, clothes made from … Continue reading Skater Tiles from Art of Board

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

Tile the House with Haustile

It’s another company! Like for most of the companies we cover here at Diary of a Tile Addict, Haustile was born from a pure love and passion for tile, believing no good tiles should ever go unnoticed. But finding the industry lacking, owners Kristin Ortiz and Lindsay Sheets set out on their own, founding Haustile to offer their tasteful finesse with the world. Using cutting-edge … Continue reading Tile the House with Haustile

Marazzi’s Mix and Match

Although pick-n-mix patchwork tiles have been big in the past few years, when they meet another tiling trend something truly wonderful is created. Blending botanical motifs with an unpredictable mismatched layout produces a surface with the elegance and grace of floral design and modernity and unique vibe achieved from mixing and matching. With Marazzi‘s Crogiolo Rice quaint watercolour style details of leaves and flowers dance … Continue reading Marazzi’s Mix and Match

Are these the colours of summer 2022?

For those of you who follow us on Instagram you may have noticed we had a bit of fun with New York Fashion Week trends, matching statement styles with statement tiles. Now we’re taking their colour trends (as shown by Pantone) to help inform potential interior fashions and shade selections that may appear over the next few months. The Spring/Summer 2022 NYFW Colour Palette These … Continue reading Are these the colours of summer 2022?

Ensemble Assembles

Celebrating ten years of collaboration between Mutina and Studio Bouroullec is Ensemble. Refreshing company classics Pico and Rombini, introducing the new collections of Punto and Bloc, as well as a bringing Pico Bois which explores a new medium, Ensemble is a mish-mash with style. These diverse, but well matched, collections demonstrate the journey of Mutina, the versatility of ceramics, and the value in variety. The … Continue reading Ensemble Assembles

The Antique Floor Company

There is little better than reclaimed tile. Enjoying the beauty of a fantastically crafted specimen, getting an injection of invaluable history, and helping to save the planet all at the same time? Who doesn’t want that? Nobody, that’s who. That’s why we’re sharing another company bringing the beauty of reclaimed tile to the masses. The Antique Floor Company was started by Philip Marr 12 years … Continue reading The Antique Floor Company

Tortuga, Reverie, and Celtic Knots

Last year we took a look at three collection from Cincinatti-based Rookwood, focusing on the weird and wonderful shapes of Oasis, Zing, and Starburst. Before we settled on those paticular ranges we made a note of a few more that we’d like to cover at Tile Addict in the future, so that’s what we’re doing today! First up we have Tortuga, a fabulously detailed take … Continue reading Tortuga, Reverie, and Celtic Knots

Maude Made’s Many Motifs

Creator, painter, illustrator, seamstress, stylist, and decorator Maude Smith has her fingers in a lot of pies. Thankfully for us one of those pies is tile design. At Maude Made three distinct categories separate hundreds of delicately detailed drawings transfer printed onto tiles – botanical, blue, and red. Flowers, seaweed, butterflies, snails, leaves, frogs, and ducks are just a few of the features in the … Continue reading Maude Made’s Many Motifs

Va-va-varadero

Inspired by 19th century cement tiles, Harmony‘s Varadero is a geometric delight. Taking a few hints from traditional Cuban designs (and taking its name from a Cuban town), the simple repetitive motif is light, delicate, and decorative. In a 198 by 228mm hexagon, Varadero finds variety in its five colourways. Moonlight’s off-white offers sophistication with it’s subtlety. Grey makes a point of neutrality whilst Rose … Continue reading Va-va-varadero

Clay Squared to Infinity

There is no end to the amount of incredible tiles out there. It seems as if each day we are finding something or someone new, and its almost always worth sharing. And today we’ve got our eye on another company. Based in Minneapolis, Clay Squared‘s artist hub creates a range of handmade tiles in all sorts of shapes and sizes, patterns and glazes, as well … Continue reading Clay Squared to Infinity