The Beauty of Handmade Tiles

The undeniable beauty and natural look of handmade tiles cannot be understated.  Tiles made by hand exude an appealing human quality that cannot be replicated by a factory made product.  Characteristics such as imperfect edges, rich burnt tones and colours that effectively contrast from tile to tile are only some of the factors that highlight

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The New Breed of Designer Tiles

Designer and decorative tiles have become more indulgent, more luxe and the desire to make a strong statement with this material is in high demand. So when it comes to updating your home and only the latest and greatest will do, take note of the following roundup of dynamic new tiles that will transform your

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Monochrome Magic

Black and white tiles exude a timeless elegance and have the ability of crossing the lines between contemporary and classic design.  They offer an abundance of versatility and can turn an ordinary space into a standout feature.  When monochromatic is your choice of style the opportunities are endless. Here are some examples where black and

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Tile trends expected to be BIG in 2016

Held every year in Bologna, Italy, the largest tile exhibition Cersaie gives the world’s best tile manufacturers the opportunity to showcase their latest and greatest collections and forecast not only the next big thing but also set the trends for the following year and often beyond. Going from the new releases this year we are

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How to make the most of a small bathroom

A small bathroom can present all sorts of design – not to mention logistical – challenges, particularly in a busy household. A few clever storage and decor tricks can help you maximise the space you’ve got, not to mention help to reclaim your morning serenity. Here are six practical fixes to make the most of

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6 Functional and Beautiful Splashback Ideas

This blog was written by Mary Sauer at Modernize . We thank you for your contribution. A do-it-yourself splashback requires a lot of attention to detail. However, it is a quick project typically requiring no more than a free weekend. In general, this type of project is fairly inexpensive. Even when you choose high-end products, you

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Tile Trend- Handmade Tiles

Handmade tiles evoke a naturally appealing human quality that simply cannot be achieved with a factory-made product.  Handmade characteristics such as imperfect edges, glaze variation and colours that contrast from tile to tile highlight their unique beauty. When handmade tiles are baked in a kiln, colours and designs are never consistent or uniform. Colour can vary

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Outdoor Living and Swimming Pool Essentials

With the warmer weather just on our heels, more and more Australians are looking to spend time outdoors.  This increases the demand for comfortable and high quality outdoor furniture.  What a better way to cool off than spend some time in your swimming pool or relax under the shade in your backyard. When choosing furniture

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Tile Trend: Moroccan Style

Hands down, the new ‘super-model’ in the tile world are made with Moroccan design in mind and the latest arrivals with their intricate detail and sublime patterns are true works of art, not to mention breathtakingly beautiful.  Here are a few that will make you want to find a place in your home to tile.

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6 Captivating Concrete Look Tiles

It’s hard to beat the sublime look and feel of a concrete tile and the stunning new porcelain collections emerging are as impressive as they are authentic. Full of characteristic tones and markings, concrete tiles exude an irresistible statement of style and cool edgy intent. They demonstrate the perfect balance between timeless and modern design and can

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