Mosaics are very small tiles, usually less than 35cm2. Mosaics can be glazed or unglazed and made from porcelain, ceramic, glass or natural stone. A popular way of adding the wow factor to any room is to add a feature wall. Whilst people usually opt for a stylish wallpaper, or just a different colour and some form of decoration, a more unique and eye-catching design can be created using tile mosaics. Creating a design with tiles is a great way of making a room look original and artistic, as well as... Read More
Ceramic tiles can be glazed or unglazed. Glazed tiles are available plain or decorated and can be used on walls and floors. Most homes will have white tiles in their kitchens and bathrooms, which is very traditional and practical so as to know the areas that are prone to mess, however, more contemporary homes have followed fashion and now display coloured tiles, black tiles and textured tiles. The key has now become finding a design that compliments your taste and is easily maintained.
Porcelain tiles are ceramic tiles, but with a very low absorbency. They are usually made from kaolin clays, feldspar, silica and colouring oxides and are fired at about 1200oC. The result is a dense, strong tile with superior performance compared to normal ceramics, including durability, abrasion, frost and chemical resistance and virtually impervious to water. Porcelain tiles are hard wearing and can be used on walls or floors. Elegance, beauty, durability, style. These are the four things guaranteed with porcelain tiles. Tiles-Direct stock a huge range of porcelain wall and floor... Read More