Category: Floors

5 Ways to Style your Bathroom with Glass Mosaic Tiles

1. Statement Floor Be adventurous with your selection. Go for a bold mosaic colour or pattern on the floor to bring drama and zest to the bathroom. Bisazza’s 20.97 Le Gemme creates texture and movement to the floor due to the variation of colour tones. Bisazza Winter Flowers 2.  Get Courageous Using mosaic tiles on

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Are polished tiles slippery in your home?

Polished tiles with their highly reflective surface, have the unique ability to bounce light around the space making rooms feel lighter and brighter and creating a brilliant effect. Most concerns about having polished tiles in the home revolve around how slippery these tiles will be under foot, but in fact they are no more or

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Everything you need to know about Timber Tiles

When it comes to porcelain timber tile, the benefits compared to natural timber planks are numerous, but the most important one lies in the ability and freedom to install them in areas that are not suitable for the real thing- for example, in bathrooms, kitchens and outdoor areas.  In these ‘wet areas’ natural timber is

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Black and White Bathrooms; Design ideas

1. Traditional It’s hard to beat the timeless allure of tessellated and octagon and dot tiles.  These tiles look best in period style bathrooms complete with  traditional style clawfoot bath and freestanding vanities. Image- Idesignarch.com Black and white checkerboard tiles on floors, traditional subway tiles on the walls with a dash of bold colour gives

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6 Tile Looks we Loved from 2014

Cement Tiles The stand out style that took the tile world by storm in 2014 was the resurgence of cement tiles.  Popular throughout the 1870’s these decorative handmade beauties today create a modern look adorning bathroom floors, kitchen splash-backs, living areas and feature walls. Natural stone inspired porcelain  Porcelain tile that perfectly simulate natural stones

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Everything you need to know about Cement Tiles

Cement tiles offer timeless appeal but before you get your heart set on them, it’s wise to consider where you’ll be placing them and what kind of maintenance and care is involved. Here we answer our most commonly asked questions about cement tiles. Where do cement tiles originate from? Cement tiles were first created in

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Porcelain or Ceramic? How to know what is best for your project

What is the difference between porcelain and ceramic tiles?  We get asked this question a lot!  Tile terminology can sometimes be confusing and to understand this better we need to look at  the process of how tiles are made. How are tiles made?  Most tiles are manufactured using clay and other materials. They are then

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Inspired by Nature

Raw and natural, Montone creates the perfect blend of aesthetic features of typical stone such as colour variation, veining and grains. Nero captures the true essence of colour variation and contrasting patterns typical in natural slate. Bianco is inspired by the stunning aesthetic features of typical travertine such as linear movement, veining and graining. Grigio

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Tiles alive with texture and pattern

Intonaco tiles mix texture with brilliant detailed patterns to achieve a subtle yet effective patchwork design. Intonaco takes its inspiration from the effects created by the long tradition of block printing used in mid-century wallpapers. Block printing is the technique of carving a design into a block, placing into a dye and then printing onto

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The beauty of natural stone

Natural stone tiles has been used in homes since ancient times to create exclusive and opulent statements, today it is highly sought after for achieving a luxurious and timeless effect. The true beauty of natural stone is in its unique colour, toning and textural variation. Each individual tile is distinctive in its appearance, characteristics and

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