Anne Robinson, Karen Saxby
The power of a repeating pattern over a large surface can be breathtaking, and many designers and architects working today are exploring the medium of tile in thrilling new ways. From using reclaimed tiles to redefine spaces, to experimentations with texture and pattern, materials and installation, tiles have never been so cool. Introduced and curated by tile maker, curator and devotee, Deborah Osburn, Tile Envy is an exploration of the most beautiful tile designs and usages around the world today. The work of 70 tile-makers, architects and product designers on the cutting edge of the medium is brought to life with beautiful photography and concise descriptions. A must have for professionals and design enthusiasts. Including tiles by Michelle Weinberg, Popham Design, Athos Bulcao, Gaby Meyer and Ruan Hoffman.