Posts - A to Z
A to Z of Tiling - O is for Original StyleFriday 4 March 2016, Written by Carole Poirot
Original Style is well known for its Victorian geometric floor tile range. It’s one of our most loved collections, popular all over the world, forming the cornerstone of our portfolio. Nostalgia and a love for the Victorian elegance led Original Style to recreate these classic floor tiles, we developed our collection as an ode to the striking designs of the Victorian era.
A – Z of tiling N is for Natural stone - Our tips for installing Natural StoneFriday 26 February 2016, Written by Laura Tompkins
Natural stone is a great investment and a timeless attribute to your home, but it’s also a well-known fact that it does require more maintenance than materials like glass and ceramic. The trade-off is that correctly cared for stone holds its natural charm and unique characteristics for years to come – so your efforts will be rewarded! Here’s a look at how to care for stone in your home.
A – Z of tiling L is for Large FormatWednesday 3 February 2016
On the Style Files and Inspiration this week we are looking at large format tiles. When it comes to choosing tiles the choices are endless and perhaps, at times, a little overwhelming! Here at Original Style we believe tiles have the ability to transform any interior space and large format tiles are the perfect choice for the undecided.
A to Z of Tiling - K is for KitchenThursday 21 January 2016, Written by Laura Tompkins
If you’re looking for kitchen tiles then we have it covered, whether it’s ceramic, glass or porcelain tiles you’re looking for, we have a huge selection for you to choose from. The kitchen is one of the most central parts of the home so it’s important that the space is practical, hardwearing and durable making tiles the perfect choice!
A to Z of Tiling - J is for jewelledFriday 4 December 2015, Written by Laura Tompkins
A statement tile can be the perfect finish to your kitchen or bathroom. Simple fixtures and fittings compliment sparkling jewelled tiles wonderfully creating a beautiful contrast. But when it comes to creating an all-out bejewelled look in your home, it pays to take note of the old adage ‘more is more’! Jewelled tiles and accessories create a sense of glamour, luxury and opulence and can make for a show stopping interior.
I is for Ink Jet PrintingFriday 20 November 2015, Written by Laura Tompkins
Marble is currently everywhere in interiors and rightly so, its detailed veining and neutral tones make it appealing to homeowners - but can you tell the difference between marble effect and the real thing?
A to Z of Tiling - H is for HallwaysThursday 12 November 2015, Written by Laura Tompkins
The Hallway: The first place you see when you enter your home but often the room left to last when redecorating. Of course it makes sense to leave it until the end as when renovating the kitchen, lounge and upstairs the hallway is exposed to lots of wear and tear! But the hallway can really tie your home together and what’s more welcoming than a beautiful entrance?
A to Z of tiles: G is for glass tilesFriday 9 October 2015, Written by Sarah Cole
Glass is one of the most practical tile materials that you can use in your home. Glossy, reflective, easy to clean – what’s not to love? It comes in a range of shapes, sizes and formats, so here’s some tips for what you should consider when choosing your glass tiles.
Ideas for fabulous functional flooringThursday 24 September 2015, Written by Laura Tompkins
In this week’s ABC of tiling we're focusing on floor tiles. Whether it’s your hallway, kitchen or bathroom it is essential that the floor is hard wearing, durable and slip resistant. Our floors face the daily traffic of muddy shoes, friends and family, and mess from children and pets so tiles are a sensible choice.
A to Z: D is for decorative tilesFriday 28 August 2015, Written by Sarah Cole
Using decorative tiles, even in a small amount, can transform any area of the home. Whether you have a traditional property or prefer a contemporary look, decorative options are available in all sizes and formats so there’s bound to be something to suit your décor.
A-Z of tiles: C is for copperFriday 14 August 2015, Written by Sarah Cole
Trends move quickly in the interiors world but sometimes they have such staying power that they become more than that – copper is a great example of this.
A-Z of tiles: B is for brick tilesFriday 31 July 2015, Written by Sarah Cole
In the second instalment of our A-Z of tiles series, we’re looking at the letter ‘B’ and, specifically, brick tiles and brickbond tile patterns.
A to Z of tiles - A is for agedFriday 17 July 2015, Written by Sarah Cole
We firmly believe there’s more to tiles than meets the eye and that using these materials can transform the look and feel of your home – beyond the kitchen and bathroom. As part of a new series, we’ll be taking a look at all aspects of tiles, from style to installation, materials and design advice, starting from A and ending up at Z.