Displaying posts labeled "Tile"

Bold colour and wallpaper in a kitchen

Posted on Wed, 14 Mar 2018 by KiM

Talk about a fun and bold kitchen! From the Tiffany Blue cabinetry to the tropical wallpaper and let’s not leave out the black and white hex tile patterned floor. This is jam-packed with personality. Via .

A converted ironmongers warehouse

Posted on Sun, 11 Mar 2018 by KiM

This may be my all time favourite warehouse conversion ever featured on this here blog. This beauty is a recently converted and extended ironmongers warehouse in London. THE KITCHEN!!! A total dream in tile, concrete, walnut, marble, copper, brass and brick. TO DIE FOR!!! I would stop there but I am also a new huge fan of terrazzo flooring so there’s that too. Available as a location home through .

A completely renovated home all in white

Posted on Sat, 3 Mar 2018 by KiM

A 150 m2 home that was uninhabited for quite some time in Barcelona with no personality and lacking in light and flow was totally transformed by Bárbara Aurell, interior architect and designer of . I would guess Bárbara has a thing for white, and it seems so do these homeowners. This apartment was transformed with lots of white paint and furnishings and the result is charming and bright. And the bathroom is to die for! Via .

A colourful home in Corsica

Posted on Mon, 30 Oct 2017 by midcenturyjo

When you can almost reach out and touch the blue Mediterranean Sea from your terrace, when the sun baths your holiday house in golden light and when the views are of the green forested headlands then choosing a colour palette is easy. As to the style why it’s relaxed luxury, simple yet chic. A colourful home in Corsica by .



Rustico Tile

Posted on Mon, 27 Jun 2016 by KiM

I recently found out about a great source of tile called . They are a small, family-run company based in Leander, Texas (just outside of Austin). Not only are they the largest manufacturer for authentic in Mexico, but they are also a leading supplier for Cement Tile and . And the best part is they ship worldwide! I wanted to share some of my favourite patterns they carry and some inspirational photos of spaces with their tiles and similar ones. 

I have to start with the  because it is one of my favourite tiles and comes in such amazing patterns. I almost went with this type in my kitchen/foyer but in the end went with something alot smaller. I love the result but I am still dying to try some of these…maybe in my next kitchen. Their is reminiscent of older style encaustic tiles. Cement tile is available in many designs, shapes and sizes.  It is extremely durable, easy-to-maintain, and can be fully customized in colors specific to the space where it is installed.

(design in photo above by  – one of my all-time favourite homes I have blogged)

I pulled out some inspirational photos we have featured previously. More reasons why these tiles are the best! 

is a type of terra cotta floor tile that is handmade with rustic characteristics. It is available in 3 finishes – Traditional, Manganese and Antique Saltillo. All finishes comes in a variety of shapes, sizes, and have natural color variations. This is the perfect tile for a rustic southern, Mexican vibe.

is architectural stone that is cut and hand-carved.  Available in many colors, Cantera is commonly used as columns, tile, balusters, range hoods, fireplaces, and surrounds.


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