Mary Katrantzou Creates a Vintage Inspired Collection for Villeroy & Boch
Fashion designer (and one-time architectural student) Mary Katrantzou is known for her wild prints that cohere through studied symmetry. The Greek-born, London-based creative’s first foray into interior design nods to both, with tile that is both digitally printed and traditionally screen-printed with a step and repeat of colorful, varied butterflies set within frames styled as postage stamps. They form the basis of Victorian, a ceramic wall-and-floor tile collection for Villeroy & Boch that draws from the manufacturer’s two centuries of history. It’s also inspired by Katrantzou’s own legacy: namely prior collections centered around collecting and Victorian ornamentation.
These Tiles by Fangorosa Offer a Fresh Take on Classic Terra-cotta Techniques
In Lombardy, the Italian tradition of marbled terra-cotta dates to the renaissance, when it was used as flooring that mimicked real marble. Back then, red and white clay were mixed. Today, Fangorosa updates the technique…
Elena Salmistraro’s Pensieri Panteschi Collection for Lithea Offers a Nod to the Sea-Battered Cliffs of Tunisia
Tunisia inspired rising industrial design star Elena Salmistraro’s Pensieri Panteschi, a collection that mines the island’s unique sea-battered cliffs and vine-covered stone dwellings. Sicilian manufacturer Lithea pr…
Block Shop Textiles and Fireclay Tile Launch an Artful Tile Line
Two beloved California companies, Block Shop Textiles and Fireclay Tile, launch a collaborative tile line inspired by the work of abstract artists Georgia O’Keefe, Mavis Pusey, Bridget Riley, and Alma Siedhoff-Buscher….
6 Products to Spice Up Any Space
From wall coverings to outdoor seating, the warm tones in these 6 products can spice up any residential or commercial space.
Designtex Launches a Trio of Graphic Goodies
Applied materials manufacturer Designtex launches a trio of dimensional and graphically charged goodies, on view at NeoCon.
These Wallcoverings by Bradley L Bowers for Wolf-Gordon Explore Visual Depth
Bradley L Bowers launches his latest wall covering, Chromalis: a heady exploration of visual depth and movement for Wolf Gordon.