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Transforming your space with tiles

Tuesday 12 January 2021, Written by Laura Tompkins

Tiles have been a staple in interiors for decades for good reason, their practical properties and vast beautiful design options mean they are the perfect choice for wall and floor coverings throughout the home. However, while many naturally select tiles for their kitchen and bathroom spaces, many overlook the fact they are ideal for hallways, living areas and outdoor spaces.

Why wood-effect tiles are the perfect flooring choice for Kitchens & Bathrooms

Monday 21 January 2019, Written by Melissa Gunstone

Finding a stylish yet practical flooring solution for your kitchen and bathroom can be a challenging task – we’ve all been there. When it comes to bathrooms, most people typically require flooring that’s water-tight and, of course, slip-resistant. Whereas for kitchens you need something that’s easy to clean, hard-wearing and suitable for heavy traffic – especially for those of you who have a social soul, or a family, and your kitchen is the heart of the house. Also adding to the list of requirements is durability. With the average person updating their kitchen and bathroom every 10-15 years, you’re going to want to ensure your new flooring stands the test of time! Cue wood-effect tiles…

Tile of the Year 2019, Midnight Blue!

Friday 9 November 2018, Written by Melissa Gunstone

Following on from last year’s successful Tile of the Year campaign with ‘Heath’ from The Winchester Tile Company, Original Style is excited to announce the dramatic Midnight Blue as 2019's must-have tile.

Large format, textures, and contemporary finishes; Tileworks has been extended

Thursday 11 October 2018, Written by Melissa Gunstone

Looking for that perfect tile? You really don’t need to look any further. We’ve recently welcomed exciting additions to our contemporary Tileworks collection to reflect exciting trends in interior design. The updated collection comprises a multitude of size formats, innovative textures and a wide range of finishes, colours and effects – suitable for every taste, location and setting. What a dream!

5 easy mistakes to avoid when selecting tiles & designing your bathroom

Friday 6 October 2017, Written by Laura Tompkins

When updating any room in your house, it’s safe to say you are trying to improve the space and aim for perfection. But the excitement of it all can often lead to design pitfalls and mistakes, especially when there are so many options and styles to choose from. To help ease the process we’ve drawn up some of the most common mistakes and how to avoid them!

One bathroom - four ways with tiles

Friday 19 May 2017, Written by Laura Tompkins

It can be hard to picture your bathroom makeover, especially if the space is looking tired and in need of an update. If you want to make the most out of your space as well as transform your bathroom, then it’s a good idea to explore lots of different options, even ones you haven’t considered before…

Your guide to choosing the right bathroom tiles

Friday 5 May 2017, Written by Laura Tompkins

There are many factors to consider when updating your bathroom, from choosing a certain style as well as factoring in functionality, it could be a daunting process. So to make it a little easier, we’ve put together this guide to help you create the best bathroom for your home.

Four tips for choosing the right colour tiles for your home

Friday 24 March 2017, Written by Laura Tompkins

Choosing a colour scheme for your kitchen, bathroom, or any room in your home can be a difficult decision, especially with a myriad of colours available! It’s worth doing your research to find a colour scheme that you feel comfortable with (and can live with!) as well as one suited to the style of your home. We’ve put together four tips to help make the process less daunting and help you select the best tiles for your space…

How to create a luxury bathroom on a budget using tiles

Friday 10 February 2017, Written by Laura Tompkins

Are you looking to create a high end style bathroom but without the high cost? Investing wisely in the right fittings, fabrics and materials like tiles can pay off for years to come. This needn’t blow your budget either; we have plenty of affordable and on trend tiles to give your bathroom that wonderful luxurious feel.

Top 4 Tile Trends for 2017

Friday 2 December 2016, Written by Sophie Warren-Smith

As the year is slowly coming to an end and we’re all starting to feel that Christmas spirit, we’ve also started looking into what 2017 might bring in terms of interior trends and styling preferences.

An Artworks bathroom makeover

Friday 7 October 2016, Written by Laura Tompkins

‘You know what suits your house and when it works it works’. David Tulett and his partner Jennifer Bradley from London wanted to create a country house inside and out when they bought their Edwardian home in Wales back in June 2015. The house was originally built in 1485 and rebuilt in 1912 so its period features play an inherent part in their homes character.

A guide to choosing tiles for your first home - Part two: Bathrooms

Friday 12 August 2016, Written by Laura Tompkins

Whether you have just moved into your first home, or decided that the time has come to update your existing bathroom, it is important to select a style that you can live with. Investing in a quality bathroom suite as well as tiles is a worthwhile commitment, but there are also some quick fixes to consider for those on a budget.

Your guide to timeless monochrome interiors

Friday 1 July 2016, Written by Laura Tompkins

Interior trends have changed and evolved over time but a black and white colour scheme always remains a timeless staple. Living with a monochrome pallete may not be to everyone’s taste but there is no denying its simple and classic appeal. Using black and white tiles is a striking combination and with careful design, a monochrome interior can transform any space in your home.

How to create a coastal style in your bathroom

Friday 27 May 2016, Written by Laura Tompkins

Bathrooms are the perfect room for a beach inspired style, whether you will soon be jetting off to a beachside location, or just wish that you were, who wouldn’t want to emulate the feeling of freedom and relaxation in their bathroom?

How to incorporate Pastel Shades into your interior

Friday 13 May 2016, Written by Laura Tompkins

Pastels are a great alternative to plain white and cream interiors; they add a relaxed feel to living spaces and are easily transitional from season to season. Although pastel colours are extremely popular at the moment, you might not be sure how to incorporate them into your home, so here are a few tips and things to consider:

Artworks and Mosaics – A beautiful bathroom makeover

Thursday 28 April 2016, Written by Laura Tompkins

Sarah moved into this elegant Georgian four bed home in Rochester last year and straight away got to work on both the upstairs and downstairs bathrooms. It has lots of original features and after visiting her local Original Style independent retailer Decoramic, Sarah decided on classic Artworks white bevelled wall tiles with an Octagon Dot Mosaic floor tile for the upstairs bathroom and a white Winchester brick for the downstairs bathroom.

Creating a feature wall with tiles

Thursday 7 January 2016, Written by Laura Tompkins

Feature walls are often thought of as a white room with a single wall painted bright orange or deep red - but showcasing some colour in your home doesn’t need to be this obvious.

A to Z of tiles: G is for glass tiles

Friday 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.

A practical guide to bathroom tiles

Friday 24 July 2015, Written by Sarah Cole

Tiles can be one of the most transformative aspects of any bathroom design and integral to the overall success of a particular theme. Whether you’re after an eclectic boho look, a sleek, minimalist haven or a grand, traditional space, tiles can make your style work.

Bathroom wall tiles – which tiles are best for your bathroom?

Friday 11 July 2014, Written by Sarah Cole

Spa style: how to turn your bathroom into a spa-like sanctuary

Friday 31 January 2014, Written by Sarah Cole

Shower Power

Friday 18 October 2013, Written by Sarah Cole

Original Style shortlisted for the House Beautiful Awards 2013

Friday 4 October 2013

Timeless Beauty

Friday 20 September 2013