The tile trends for 2014 are looking to the future while simultaneously taking inspiration from the past. The future includes texture and matte finishes created with new manufacturing techniques never seen before. For the past, there are tile recreations of intricate patterns found in ancient archaeological digs, as well as graphic mid-century styles that could be from the imaginations of Charles and Ray Eames. Mosaic Patterns: Mosaic patterned tiles date back to ancient Mesopotamia.
Name: Timber Alexander Tiles • Designer: Giles Miller • Description: "A timber version of our ceramic Alexander tile, this small hexagonal tile is laid on a surface pivoted at varied angles to show differing shades and create subtle imagery and graphics." — "Timber Alexander Tiles", Giles Miller (Retrieved: 28 September, 2012)
Arcadia House | Phoenix, Arizona | Colwell Shelor Landscape Architecture
Arcadia, at the foot of Camelback Mountain, has long been a desirable neighborhood for its views, its central location, and the pastoral quality of its large green lots interspersed with citrus groves. The neighborhood has undergone many negative changes in the last decade due to the loss of historic homes | Read More