London-based company Lindsey Lang Design have expanded on their inspirational collection of geometric kitchenware and cushions with the launch of an extensive range of wall and flooring tiles. And I’ve been dying to share them here ever since I saw them at Design Junction last month!
A true merging of traditional craft with contemporary design techniques, the art is in the pattern and process. The designs are available in a classic and clean ‘Encaustic‘ finish or a smooth, marble speckled ‘Granito‘ finish.
Now for the science bit.
The handmade Encaustic tiles are made using an ancient process that was revived in Victorian times. The demand for this process declined after the introduction of ceramic tiles in the 1960’s, but Lindsey Lang Design aims to keep this traditional craft alive. They retain their colour and pattern over time with a beautifully natural patina but can also be polished back to their original state.
The high quality Granito tiles are made using the same Encaustic process above, but these tiles are reinforced with fine chips of coloured marble. The thick top layer of pattern is made from a blend of pigmented granite and marble aggregates. They are extremely resistant to high footfall abrasion and impact. Perfect for high traffic retail and hospitality locations, Granito tiles have a thick top layer of pattern that can be polished back to their original state and completely restored.