Tile Trends Summer 2020

Due to the slow-down of industry and the cancellation of Coverings, and now Cersaie, tile trends are harder to spot. In Feburary we offered Tile Addict’s take on Cevisama, detailing the most notable trends seen throughout the show, with an additional three that were present but slightly less prolific – the patterns and colour palette of 70s retro, 3D tiles with a woven and panelled … Continue reading Tile Trends Summer 2020

Texture, Layout, and Zellige

Taking a break from traditional layouts, adding texture, and enjoying the hand-made chic of zellige tiles were all identified as being hot trends in 2020. At Cevisama it wasn’t hard to see them coming into affect. Standard formats still maintained prevalence, and it’s now a common site for them to be presented in a vertical or stack layout. These arrangementss can really alter interior appearances, … Continue reading Texture, Layout, and Zellige

Ike Summer from Codicer 70s retro tile trend 2020

Hot and Cold with 70s Retro

There were a few trends around Cevisama that didn’t make it to the big list, but they’re still worth a mention. Florals didn’t stop at quaint and delicate or bold and tropical, for many companies they simply went hand-in-hand with their retro revival designs. Exaggerated curves and cartoonish shapes paired with earthy browns, yellows, pinks, oranges, greys, and blues to create a 70s style. Nexo‘s … Continue reading Hot and Cold with 70s Retro

Wood-look Wonders II

Companies weren’t just mixing medias in their tiles to create incredible surfaces, many played with texture and detail for covering solutions with a difference. Azulindus y Marti showcased 3D relief tiles that had the appearance of square wooden cross-sections in various natural shades. They also added faux age marks on their 125 by 250mm ranges including Sabina, Old Wood, and Decapé, providing a gorgeous well-loved … Continue reading Wood-look Wonders II

Wood-look Wonders I

A favourite Tile Addict pastime is sniffing out imitation designs taking it to the next level. Even after seeing hundreds of interpretation, wood-looks remain paticularly exciting, and Cevisama didn’t disappoint. Combining the wood-looks with other materials appears to be increasingly popular. The freedom provided by ceramics enables wacky, impossible, and delightful designs to be realised and there really seems to be no end to what … Continue reading Wood-look Wonders I