Need To Know: Glazed Tiles
Need To Know: Glazed Tiles
Feb 11, 2021
1. They can make a subtle statement...
This splashback seems simple at first glance, but the subtle panel of Polar White glazed square tiles adds depth and interest to the space. We love how the light bounces off this backdrop, creating a gentle sheen that draws the eye while still honouring the understated nature of the overall aesthetic.
2. ...or become a full-on focal point
If you really want to make a splash you can go full‑on glazed without any fear of overdoing it. Take this knockout bathroom at @stokey_abode ‑ decked out floor‑to‑ceiling with our glazed rectangle tiles in Shrimp Pink, the space is striking but not overwhelming thanks to the prettily paired‑back colourway.
3. They're timeless
We never get bored of looking at the rich, deep colour of our Emerald Green glazed rectangle tiles. For us, this shade holds enduring appeal, and it’s particularly apparent in this bathroom designed by @maxmademedoit where soft, dusky pink walls make way for a forest‑like floor that’s an instant classic.
4. They're not meant to be perfect
Our glazed collections aren’t made to conform ‑ these tiles wear their differences and imperfections with pride. This shower from @vlpaling_styling @studioore allows the distinct character of our hand glazed tiles to really shine ‑ if you look closely and you can see the care and attention that goes into each one. It’s apparent in the shape, the colour, and every inch of the glaze. For us, it doesn't get better than that.
5. A little can go a long way
Thanks to the eye‑catching nature of reflective surfaces, you can add just a few glazed tiles to a space and they will still stand out. Here, @maxwellandcompany have used a panel of our Ink Blue glazed rectangle tiles to add colour and texture to an otherwise neutral space and the effect is gorgeous ‑ a corner of shimmering blue providing a perfect backdrop to some pretty impressive foliage.
6. They've got hidden depths
Don’t just think kitchens and bathrooms ‑ glazed tiles can add wow factor to all sorts of places. Take this pool in the courtyard of a live‑work house built in a former commercial building in Rotterdam by Dutch architecture firm @mvrdv ‑ it’s already impressive, but the brilliant hue of our Ink Blue glazed squares upgrades it to an attention‑commanding design piece in its own right. As featured by @dezeen.
7. They love the light
Our blue glazed tiles are flooded with natural light in this East London project by @maxwellandcompany and bounce it right back to illuminate the room from the ground up beautifully. Again, it’s a case of these seemingly simple tiles providing a big hit of depth and intrigue, and that’s what we really love about glazed ‑ they offer so much more than you initially realise.