Primavera Barber & Osgerby Mutina Archiproducts awards tile

Prize for Primavera

Primavera Grigio secured a win in the Finishes category at this year’s Archiproducts Design Awards. Designed by Barber & Osgerby for Mutina, the unglazed porcelain stoneware tiles present a modern twist on the natural world. Showcasing irregularity through the use of coloured ceramic chips, the slabs each offer a unique look and varied texture. The coloured inserts are a subtle and contemporary nod to nature. … Continue reading Prize for Primavera

Stonelike wall natural stone tile living ceramics

Soft and Stonelike

Living Ceramics takes surfaces very seriously. Committed to providing the best solutions for floors, walls, worktops, and steps, they take inspiration from nature to create comforting and calming products for the home. With Stonelike Wall, this relaxing response is immediate. Soft, subtle textures, and a choice of three different reliefs, these 300mm by 600mm formats offer a gentle style of stone. Marks present a dimpled … Continue reading Soft and Stonelike

Hatay'da 2010 yılında bir otelin inşaat çalışması sırasında bulunan, geometrik figür çeşitliliğiyle dikkati çeken bin 200 metrekarelik tek parça taban mozaiği bu yıl içerisinde ziyaretçileriyle buluşacak. MS 6. yüzyıla ait olduğu ve "kamu alanı" olarak kullanıldığı düşünülen eserin "dünyanın en büyük tek parça taban mozaiği" olduğu değerlendiriliyor. Gün yüzüne çıkarılması için arkeologların büyük bir titizlikle çalıştığı eser, el dokuma kilimi andıran görüntüsüyle de dikkatleri çekiyor. ( Lale Köklü - Anadolu Ajansı )

Mosaic in motion

The Museum Hotel in Antakya, Turkey offers travellers and Tile Addicts alike something incredibly special. During its construction almost ten years ago the excavations revealed an awesome hidden secret – a mosaic carpet. Not just any mosaic carpet, but the largest ever found in Turkey, measuring between 9,000 and 10,000 sq ft. Although it is not in pristine condition, it offers a curious few features … Continue reading Mosaic in motion

Ca’Pietra Collection Selection

Last week a whole new selection of collections in a range of styles was released by family run Ca’Pietra– three of which have been selected to take a closer look at. First up is the Navajo collection which features a simple, decorative tribal pattern, ideal for feature walls. The range is available in both the warm and cool tones of Fox, Denim, Charcoal, and Blush … Continue reading Ca’Pietra Collection Selection

Raku Range

This lovely, simple little wall tile range from Claybrook sparks joy. Raku, named after the distinctive Japanese glazing technique it models itself on, demonstrates the bubbled, cracked surface of the process in its range of eight colours. The beautiful colours range from sky blues and turqouises to the new peach and blush tones of Chiba and Sendai which are fresh additions to the collection. Their … Continue reading Raku Range

Form Fitted Fixtures

After a month of inpsiration from Cersaie, it only seems right to look to something a little different for a while. We have a few unique and incredible artists and projects to share – a whole raft of wonderful work with tiles, mosaics, and more. First up are these awesome form fitted fixtures from Portuguese artist Dalila Gonçalves. In Blankenbergue Square, Belgium, a collection of … Continue reading Form Fitted Fixtures

mix and match decor tiles codicer 95 cersaie 2019

Colourful Codicer

The Codicer 95 stand at Cersaie was one of Tile Addict’s favourites. It stood out completely from the crowd with the wacky and colourful designs and made such an impact that it deserves it’s own article entirely. There are only a few main collections that will be covered here, although they are by no means the only designs worth mentioning. The first to catch our … Continue reading Colourful Codicer

Casalgrande Padana Limpha leaf ceramic slab self cleaning

Lifelike Limpha

The bright green leafy print of Limpha is hard to ignore. An unexpected wall of foliage made entirely from ceramic slabs is an interesting take on the modern desire for green spaces. Creating a mask for structures that take from nature, by replicating not only the visual benefits but also the air purifying abilities of leaves and trees, this collection by Casalgrande Padana gives back … Continue reading Lifelike Limpha

Mutina Chymia black and white tile range cersaie 2019

Cersaie Curiosities V

This year’s Cersaie has given us so much to talk about from so many different companies – a delightfully eclectic mix of patterns, trends, and textures. And luckily, there is still more to share. The earthy Techland collection from Natucer added a vibrant warmth to the stand that was hard to miss. A variety of shapes, formats, and surface decors in Fire, Basalt, and Natural … Continue reading Cersaie Curiosities V

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Cersaie Curiosities IV

Tile Addict isn’t done with the wonderful Cersaie discoveries just yet, there is still plenty to come! Wall&Decò‘s textured and colourful designs drew us in, especially the art deco crossover feel of Cabinet de Curiosite, but it was the unique features of their range that are most worth a mention. Their Wet System is a patented coating technology that enables warterproofing and protection for humid … Continue reading Cersaie Curiosities IV

Marazzi skinny format tile trend cersaie 2019

Skinny Selection

Skinny formats have been trending a lot this year so Tile Addict took a look around Cersaie to see how companies have incorporated them into their ranges. And there are definitely some interesting formats, decors, and effects to see! Ceramica Rondine‘s Oxyd (covered in the metallics and pearlescents article) had a new skinny format addition to its collection. The new format included all of the … Continue reading Skinny Selection

cerasarda pastel nautical marine collection cersaie 2019

Pretty Pastels

The bold colour trend of the year has definitely not disappeared, however some companies have preferred to take a gentler approach. Incorporating pastels in a range of ways, these soft collections add a graceful air to interiors. Fabresa is using pastels in a variety of ways throughout their collections, from the watercolour look purples and greys of Vita and delicately coloured Spatule, to one collection … Continue reading Pretty Pastels