Going Wild in the Bathroom: AnimalInspired Ceramic Tiles If
you are looking for a bold, contemporary look for your bathroom or any other tiled living space, you will be struck by the new ranges of animal inspired tiles from some of the worldâ€™s leading and most innovative manufacturers. Adelaide homeowners now have the opportunity to explore this wild new world that provides a whole new concept in ceramic tiles.
of the armoured scales of a crocodile, in that they form a complex, irregular pattern that is shaped and textured, the concave pattern reflecting light so that the tiles manage to look both smooth and rough at the same time. The effect is most intriguing and eye-catching, and the range of colours means that you can create an ultra-contemporary look (with bright red or black tiles), or one that is adventurous but retains some a sense of more traditional understatement, with a white or cream line. Snake inspired collections consist of interlocking, diamond-shaped tiles that form a pattern designed to evoke a serpentâ€™s scales. These shiny, luminous tiles are contoured so that they have a ridge running down the centre of each one, and taper down to a point at the bottom, which in turn slots into a recess at the top of the tile below. This creates a fluid, overlapping effect, and light plays off the tiles from a variety of angles so that an essentially smooth surface appears to be almost
Some of the most stunning new collections are those inspired by the skins of crocodiles and snakes. Crocodile inspired ranges feature different sized and shaped contoured tiles that nevertheless have regular edges and so fit together seamlessly. These reproduce the look
From shaped and contoured tiles designed to replicate a crocodileâ€™s hide or a snakeâ€™s scales, to brightly coloured tiles in patterns based on animals like giraffes and cheetahs, these new ranges can enliven any bathroom or living space coming out of or away from the wall. The colour range is wide and varied, from simple off-white, through a range of muted greens, to more bright and luminous reds and yellows, meaning that these tiles can be used to enhance any type of design concept and look stunning in bathrooms, kitchens or anywhere in the home.
Adelaide animal lovers also have other types of animal inspired tiles from which to choose, and which use colours and patterns from the natural world in adventurous ways. For instance, there are ranges of luminous tile designs inspired by the animals of Africa, such as zebras, cheetahs, leopards and giraffes. These bold and arresting tiles reproduce in a stylised yet recognisable manner the skin patterns of these animals and the end result is incredibly eye-catching, and can completely transform the look and feel of a room. Take the time to explore what is on offer in Adelaide now for the adventurous homeowner, and you will be pleasantly surprised at what is now available for you to discover. Talk to a specialist tile design consultant, who will be able to guide you towards the most innovative and unique ceramic tile ranges on the market today, and bring a little bit of the wild outdoors into your home. Ceramica Tile + Design is an Adelaide owned and operated independent importer, distributor and retailer of superior quality tiles from Australia and around the world. Contact Design Consultant Anita Sweeting on (08) 8346 6653 to learn more about the outstanding new ranges of animal-themed ceramic tiles in stock in their Adelaide tile showroom, including the exclusive Reptile Collection from leading Turkish manufacturer Ă‡anakkale Seramik
76 Grange Road, Welland SA 5007 Ph (08) 8346 6653 Fax (08) 8340 0968
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One of the most eye-catching and innovative new designs styles in ceramic tiles are the ranges of animal print and animal skin inspired tile...