How to make the most of dark interiors using tiles
Often interiors lend themselves to a certain style, for example Victorian properties might have more traditional features and furnishings, but modern homes tend to have contemporary fixtures and fittings. Whatever style home, many homeowners focus on creating light where rooms are naturally dark but might be unaware just how striking the room could look by making the most of the darkness. It can be a tricky scheme to get right, so this week we’ve come up with a few ideas for creating wonderfully warm and cosy spaces with tiles for darker areas of the home.
Pantone colour of the year - Ultra Violet
Many people are probably thinking about festive panettone at this time of year, rather than the Pantone colour of the year, but not us! We’re still obsessing over the new colour of the year for 2018, Ultra Violet, a beautiful soft but still punchy purple, a similar colour in fact, to our tile of the year Heath!
Tapestry with tiles
Patchwork patterns have been around in interiors for years, from homemade patchwork quilts to hanging wall tapestries, the trend is still going strong. Modern interiors are now often inspired by patchworks, bringing in colour and texture to walls and floors, with tiles…
Our 5 tile highlights of 2017
If you are looking forward to a fresh start with 2018, we have some tile-related treats for you coming up soon. There are some stunning new launches due between now and early summer, so make sure you keep coming back regularly to check on their progress. You won’t be disappointed…
Inspiring ideas for your New Year kitchen or bathroom
If your dream Christmas present is a new bathroom or kitchen in 2018, here are some tile-related ideas to get you started.
Our Pinterest Highlights
With the end of the year on the horizon, we’re in the mood for reflection and this week have been looking back at some of our most popular imagery on Pinterest.
Our tile of the year - Heath
Naturally this week’s inspiration is centered around Heath and we’ve come up with some styling ideas that we think really compliment the shade...
Victorian Floor Tile Patterns
Specific breakdowns of our patterns showing the number of tiles required per square metre, from the simple checkerboard to the most complex design made up from many different shapes and colours.
Victorian Floor Tile Gallery
A collection of wonderful images of completed projects using our Victorian Floor Tiles. See ideas and inspiration (all products are available from an Original Style dealer).
Hand Decorated Floor Tiles
Our hand decorated Victorian Floor tiles are based on authentic and original designs from the historic period offering both traditional and contemporary colour ways.
Traditional & Classic Bathroom Tiles
Ceramic wall tiles in formats such as metro, brick or squares are traditional – try stylish black and white, with Odyssey or Victorian floor tiles as the finishing touch.
Contemporary & Modern Bathroom Tiles
Create a tranquil oasis of your own with large format tiles in glass, porcelain or ceramic, ideal for a contemporary spa style bathroom.
Glamour & Luxury Bathroom Tiles
Choose antique glass or metallic effect tiles or mosaics for walls, with marble flooring to complete the feel of luxury (don’t forget to add underfloor heating).
Traditional & Classic Kitchen Tiles
Black and white is the perfect combination for a classic kitchen, try traditional Victorian Floor tiles teamed with glossy metro wall tiles for a timeless appeal.
Contemporary & Modern Kitchen Tiles
Wood-effect porcelain floor tiles are on trend, with brick or stone-effect tiles for walls. Or add colour with a glass splashback, large decorative glass tiles or hexagon mosaics.
Farmhouse & Country Kitchen Tiles
Choose from a huge selection of field, brick and bevel effect wall tiles in a variety of colours and finishes, including crackle glaze for an artisanal feel.