The Mosaic Tile House

Diary of a Tile Addict

We’ve explored the wonderfully vibrant streets of Fusterlandia , Isaiah Zagar’s visionary Magic Gardens of South Philadelphia, and, of course, Barcelona’s famous Park Güell, but still the Tile Addict doesn’t tire from spaces decked out in the most fantastical of mosaics.

Exploring the Typology of Ceramic Tile

Tile of Spain USA

While ceramic tiles are available in an abundance of sizes, shapes, formats and colors, did you know there are also different classifications of ceramic pieces? From thick stoneware to delicate mosaics, there are different types of tile. Catalonian Tile.

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Week of January 25th, 2020 — Mosaic Tile Designs

Architectural Ceramics

Happy Monday to all the fellow tile – enthusiasts and designers out there! We thought this was the perfect occasion to share one of our favorite tile uses, the tile mosaic. Mosaics For All. Mosaic Tile Designs That’ll Thrill You to Bits , Houzz.

Designing with Ceramic Wood

Tile of Spain USA

Ceramic is very much a part of this practice. At recent decor and ceramic trade fairs it has been evident that ceramic wood is still a major line for manufacturers, who are also developing new shapes that offer additional creative potential. Why is Ceramic Wood a Great Idea?

Qwerty Mosaics

Diary of a Tile Addict

Mosaics have been branching out of their ceramic hold for a while, but now there’s a whole new branch to explore. There seems to be no better name for it than the Qwerty Mosaics which were brought to Tile Addict’s attention by none other than mosaic master Gary Drostle. Multiple artists have taken advantage of the raft of used and trashed keyboards and up-cycled the key caps into masterful mosaics and portraits.

Italian Ceramic Tile and Mosaics. Part One: Mosaics

Tile+Mosaic

Italy is a treasure rove of mosaics. Each era brought something special to mosaics and each era brought that special quality to a world larger that the Italian peninsula and the islands of Sicily and Sardinia. ROMAN EMPIRE Medusa Because mosaics are created from enduring materials like stone, ceramic and glass they are in some ways windows to ancient times. The Romans viewed the primary use of mosaics as floor decoration.

Interesting Ideas For Mosaic Tiles

The London Tile Co.

Mosaic tiles have been used for thousands of years to create works of art and decoration by people all over the world. Available in glass, stone, ceramic and even metal, mosaic tiles also come in a variety of colours and designs suitable for so many surfaces. We could all be using these beautiful tiles in much more creative ways, so here’s some inspiration. Ways To Use Mosaic Tiles. Tiled Bath Panel. Between Larger Tiles.

Switching Gears: AC’s Mosaic Tile Collection

Architectural Ceramics

Let’s take a look at one of Architectural Ceramic’s own in-stock products: Gears. We hope this industrial-looking water-jet mosaic gets you thinking of installing it in your own home. AC’s Gears Collection , offered as a marble or porcelain water-jet mosaic, has several features that will turn your tile project into a unique one: interlocking 12×12 sheet. ” — Betty Sullivan, Architectural Ceramic’s CEO. Summer is nearly over.

Designing with Spanish Tile: 5 Keys to Adding Ceramic Motifs to THe Home

Tile of Spain USA

Ceramic walls and floors have the ability to define the personality of each room in the home. In addition to its unquestionable aesthetic value, ceramic tiles off innumerable benefits such as its resistance, stability, ease of cleaning and safety compared to other materials.

Geometrical Ceramic Tiles Offer Everlasting Design

Tile Talk

Our new Geometrical Glazed Ceramic tile collection was used to create this appealing kitchen backsplash. Our Geometrical line of ceramic tile mixes classic hand-painted glaze techniques with modern, geometric patterns to achieve an absolutely stunning look. The Geometrical Ceramic Tile collection features hand-glazed, modern patterns. Suitable for indoor or outdoor use, these high-fired ceramic tiles are suitable for indoor or outdoor use.

Glass Mosaic Tile Design You Can Create Online

Making Tile Modern

Customize your kitchen tile, shower tile or pool tile using our Modwalls tile blender. Mix your own colors of our Brio glass mosaic tiles, then order a sample. “Live Your Colors” with Modwalls tile! Here are a few examples of blends our customers have created: Michelle’s Brio® custom blend had Brio® Opal Pearl tiles, which have an iridescent finish. Custom Brio glass mosaic tile blend.

Maastricht Mosaic

Diary of a Tile Addict

In 2017, working alongside ceramic designer Sándor Sinko, the inhabitants of central Maastricht embarked on a truly local project to cover the grey environment around Radium with colourful mosaics. Participants were able create their own small piece of work to be incorporated into the permanent flowing mosaic artwork providing a colourful new skin for the project’s outdoor terrace. Kunst Front mosaics. Kunst Front mosaics. Completed mosaic.

Ceram-mixed

Making Tile Modern

We love a tile blend. It’s kind of our “thing,” and for years we’ve been stocking rockin’ tile blends in our Brio® vitreous glass tile line , our Lush® glass tile line , our ModDotz™ porcelain penny round tile collection , and we’ve been offering custom tile blends with our Brio® tile so our fabulous customers can create the tile blend of their dreams.

Create the Mosaics of the Mediterranean at Chautauqua

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Create the Mosaics of the Mediterranean at Chautauqua Moroccan Mosaic Details from Columns at the Palau in Barcelona Byzantine Emperor Justinian and Empress Theodora For those fortunate to visit Chautauqua in upstate New York during the summer of 2019, I will again be offering the course Create the Mosaics of the Mediterranean during Week Five (July 22–26) of the summer season. George George Woideck is a ceramic artist specializing in tile and mosaic.

Maastricht Mosaic

Diary of a Tile Addict

In 2017, working alongside ceramic designer Sándor Sinko, the inhabitants of central Maastricht embarked on a truly local project to cover the grey environment around Radium with colourful mosaics. Participants were able create their own small piece of work to be incorporated into the permanent flowing mosaic artwork providing a colourful new skin for the project’s outdoor terrace. Kunst Front mosaics. Kunst Front mosaics. Completed mosaic.

Switching Gears: AC’s Mosaic Tile Collection

Architectural Ceramics

Let’s take a look at one of Architectural Ceramic’s own in-stock products: Gears. We hope this industrial-looking water-jet mosaic gets you thinking of installing it in your own home. AC’s Gears Collection , offered as a marble or porcelain water-jet mosaic, has several features that will turn your tile project into a unique one: interlocking 12×12 sheet. ” — Betty Sullivan, Architectural Ceramic’s CEO. Summer is nearly over.

Confounding Ceramic Clothing

Diary of a Tile Addict

Ukrainian artist Zhanna Kadyrova is re-purposing tiles in a way you have to see to believe. It started with second-hand tiles found in São Paulo in 2014 but she has since made use of tiles from Soviet-era buildings in her native Ukraine, decorated a mannequin with materials from Chernobyl, and most recently has used tiles from an old Venetian hotel to craft her masterpieces. But this is not your average mosaic work.

Exotic Mosaic Collection

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

A new collection of mosaics has debuted in our showrooms. The Exotic Collection from Alpha are a series of 1″ x 1″ staggered and stacked mosaic tiles that combine glossy, matte and iridescent glass tiles with stone, resin and glazed ceramic blends. These mosaics would be beautiful for accents and feature areas such as backsplashes, decorative inserts in bathroom and shower walls or even for fireplaces. tile ceramic glass mosaic stone

Glass Mosaic Tile Blends You Design Online

Making Tile Modern

Brio custom glass mosaic tile blend. briotile #glasstile #mosaic #moderhome #moderntile #pooltile #kitchentile #backsplash #bathroomtile #bluetile #colortile #livewithcolor #buytileonline #createyourowntileblend #modwallstileblender. 4 variations on a theme.

Metal Mosaics

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Check out these cool new metal mosaics from Olympia Tile. They consist of a thin layer of stainless steel over a ceramic base. tile metal mosaic olympia Silver & Copper colors in various styles, in Brushed and Mirror finishes. They are suitable for interior wall applications and may be used in showers, but not swimming pools. Share it now!

The Magnificent Mosaics of Khirbat Al-Mafjar

Tile+Mosaic

During the first half of the eighth century CE, near the ancient city of Jericho, in what is now called the Palestinian Territories near Israel, magnificent mosaic floors were created for the audience hall and the baths (hammam) of a palace, now known as "Hisham's Palace." A total of 30 mosaic designs cover a space of about 30 meters square. These mosaic floors are unique in design and color, showing influences from Roman, Byzantine and Persian civilizations.

An Examination of 2021 Macro Tile Trends

Tile of Spain USA

Earlier this year, Spanish tile manufactures released new collections of ceramic pieces that would help to define the upcoming micro tile trends of 2021. The post An Examination of 2021 Macro Tile Trends first appeared on Tile of Spain USA.

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The Ceramic Sculpture of Paris - Architectural Ceramics: Tile+Mosaic

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Surge: AC’s Glass-Inspired Ceramic

Architectural Ceramics

Check out Architectural Ceramic’s Surge Collection, featuring a large-format ceramic tile, that mimics illuminated glass and includes bold electric colors too. AC’s Surge Collection, a large-format ceramic tile made to look like back-lit glass, has several features that make it a bright idea: 8″x24″ field tile. a glazed ceramic, glossy finish. This effect makes the ceramic tile appear to be lit from behind.

Tile of Spain Announces Launch of 2021 Look Book

Tile of Spain USA

A strong global leader in the ceramic tile industry, The Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER) is a diverse organization comprised of over 100 Spanish tile companies that export ceramic products to more than 185 countries worldwide.

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Glass Mosaic Tile Design You Can Create Online

Making Tile Modern

Custom Brio glass mosaic tile blend. briotile #glassmosaics #tile #createyourtile #design #backsplash #bathroomtile #pooltile #floortile #walltile #colortile #buytileonline #livewithcolor.

Avente Tile Talk: Portuguese Ceramic Tile Artistry

Tile Talk

Portuguese Ceramic Tile Artistry. Panel of Portuguese ceramic tiles by Jorge Colaço (1922), representing Henry the Navigator at the Sagres Promonory. According to the curators of the Palácio Nacional de Sintra (National Palace of Sintra) in Portugal, the use of azulejos (a form of Portuguese or Spanish painted, tin-glazed, ceramic tile) in decoration is unique when compared with other countries by the way it adapts to architecture on a monumental scale.

Mosaics: The Beginning of Architectural Ceramics, Part Three.

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Six street artists producing ceramic graffiti

Diary of a Tile Addict

Ceramic graffiti is a wonderful thing and we love covering it here at Diary of a Tile Addict. To help remedy this we have compiled a list to share the fantastic work of those spreading the magic of ceramics. To access the full article become a Diary of a Tile Addict member.

CIR Celebrates Ceramics

Diary of a Tile Addict

The new Materia Prima collection from Gruppo Romani brand CIR Manifatture Ceramiche strips ceramic back to its basic form and reimagines it for a contemporary audience. A new post by Hanna Simpson, Diary of a Tile Addict, May 2020.

Medieval Flooring & Encaustic Tile

Architectural Ceramics

The image above shows the tiled floor of Winchester Cathedral , which boasts the largest area of original medieval tiles in the United Kingdom! Quick History of Tile in Medieval England. The image above shows the intricate detail that was put into floor mosaics. Ceramic floor tile first started to appear in medieval England in the thirteenth century. Over time, the tile was produced closer to towns and cities, opening the possibilities to more consumers.

Rainbow Babies and Childrens Hospital Horticultural Therapy Suite Glass Tile Mosaic "The Four Seasons of Healing"

Tile+Mosaic

Some time back, Debbie and I had worked on a ceramic tile mural at her daughter's elementary school. She invited me to create a glass tile mosaic for the new Horticultural Therapy Suite at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, part of University Hospital of Cleveland. The project, including the mosaic, was generously funded by a national association of credit unions. View his work in tile, mosaic and ceramic sculpture at artisanarchitecturalceramics.com.

Porcelain Mosaic Tile Inspired by the Motion of Water

Rubble Tile

Amano Mosaics at Rubble Tile Inspired by the motion of water, Amano is characterized by an innovative, finely textured relief surface. Jasba’s serene stoneware mosaic line is delicately transparent, with muted colors and smooth contrasts. The post Porcelain Mosaic Tile Inspired by the Motion of Water appeared first on Rubble Tile : Minneapolis Tile Shop and Showroom.

The Art of Ceramics: Innovations with Tile of Spain

Kitchens for Living

I was excited to re-connect with some of the great people I met earlier this year on my visit to the Cevisama tradeshow (if you missed that, you can read about it here ) with Tile of Spain. Mingling before the big Tile of Spain event held at the Miami Architectural & Design Center. Ceramic Solutions-Innovations Pushing Boundaries of Design was held at the Miami Center for Architecture & Design, presented by Tile of Spain.

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Amish Quilt Pattern Ceramic Tile Fireplace Surround

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One Tradition Meets Another Detail of Amish "Wedding Ring" Quilt Pattern in Tile I''ve been amazed for years in the never ending design possibilities in tile and mosaic. In a recentt post we looked at tile I created for a coffee table done in a Navajo rug pattern motif. This post features ceramic tile for a fireplace surround created by me using the pattern found in an Amish quilt. George Woideck is a ceramic artist specializing in tile and mosaic.

Pantone’s Color of 2017 at Modwalls Tile

Making Tile Modern

Greenery works in so many rooms and we have the tile collections in this vibrant hue to make anyone’s day brighter. Here are some of our favorite Greenery colored tile installations using a variety of Modwalls tile collections: Search Our Modwalls Tile Installation Galleries to see all of these rooms and more! GREENERY.

Create a Customized Glass Mosaic Tile Blend at Modwalls

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A lively custom Brio glass mosaic tile blend created with our online blender. mcm #modwallstile #mosaic #tile #glassmosaic #glasstile #blendyourowntile #modwallsblender. Ordered blends are produced locally via Hope Services in 1 week.

Gaudi in New York: A Broken Tile Mosaic Masterpiece in Riverside Park

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Hi all, New York City abounds with mosaics of all kinds if you know where to look. Wrapping around the big grey sandstone Greek temple looking mausoleum is a extensive broken tile mosaic bench. The mosaic benches were created by Chilean artist Pedro Silva, other artists and community volunteers between 1972 and 1974. George George Woideck is a ceramic artist specializing in tile and mosaic. Antoni Gaudi Broken Tile Mosaics George Woideck

Vintage Tile Tour, Continued

Tile Talk

By Bill Buyok , Avente Tile. If you love tile, then you can''t miss this rare opportunity to tour a house with tiles installed in nearly every room, including some Royal Delft cloisonné decorative tiles. Located in the Fairfax District of Los Angeles, the home tour was arranged by Joe Taylor and Sheila Menzies of The Tile Heritage Foundation for a collector. The hand-painted tile murals in the master bath are certainly the focal points.

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Ceramic Tile: Introducing the ADEX Ocean Collection

Rubble Tile

They are known as a high quality maker of ceramic, porcelain and mosaic tiles. The Spanish and European design influence is evident in their varied collections of subway and other field tile, decorative tiles and moldings. The post Ceramic Tile: Introducing the ADEX Ocean Collection appeared first on Rubble Tile : Minneapolis Tile Shop and Showroom.

Avente Tile Talk: Portuguese Ceramic Tile: Architectural History and.

Tile Talk

Portuguese Ceramic Tile: Architectural History and Preservation Through the Ages. Ceramic tile façade in Portugal. Aside from all these wonderful things are the ceramic tiles of the country. In Portugal, the tiles (or Azulejos in Portuguese) that cover the country’s buildings are a distinctive part of this land. These tiles come in a staggering array of shades (mostly of blue) and designs. Near the coast, everything is tiled.

Modern Tile Designs for Your Kitchen

Making Tile Modern

Modwalls Modern Kitchen Backsplash Tile Ideas. Modwalls® unique tile collections are the perfect solution. Whether you’re remodeling a kitchen, updating your kitchen tile backsplash or building a cook’s kitchen in your dream home, we’ve got you covered. With hundreds of tile colors, exciting tile materials and many different subway tile options, you can find the ideal backsplash for your kitchen here at our online tile store.

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Restoring the Mosaic Entrance Columns at Fairmount Temple

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The Restored Mosaic Covered Columns at Fairmount Temple in Beachwood Ohio For nearly sixty years the congregation of Fairmount Temple synagogue of Beachwood Ohio has worshipped in one of the area's most beautiful religious buildings and sanctuaries. All who enter the building pass between two large mosaic covered columns. There is no record of the workshop that turned Mr. Rattner's designs into mosaics. The Restores Mosaics Ready for the Jewish High Holidays.