“Spanish tiles” are traditionally handmade pieces of terracotta tiles with intricate geometric and floral designs. This tradition began during the Spanish Colonization of Central and South America. Today, Spanish tiles are a global trend! The following 8 Wescover Creators are using color, material, and symbols to modernize this traditional practice.
Granada’s Alhambra Tiles are part of their Echo Collection, using old styles from Barcelona. The design here uses a pattern of floral bursts and complete the space.
Avente’s “Arabesque” tiles resemble the Mexican Saltillo style. Saltillo tiles use sun-dried clay with signature earth tones. The Royal picked this particular blend of colors to capture the spirit of its Washington D.C. neighborhood.
These Spanish tiles from StoneImpressions use tiny floral motifs create an intricate geometric pattern. Their Cabrillo Collection is inspired by designs seen in the American Southwest.
Zia Tile hand-chiseled these modernized white Spanish tiles. These tiles decorate the walls of The Californian Hotel in San Diego, CA.
Design and Direct Source provided tile throughout Villa Royale. The Palm Springs hotel installed them in the pool, lounge, guest bathrooms, bars.
Roman tile designs inspired StoneImpressions to make their Altalena collection. Here, they add warmth and timelessness to this private Los Angeles Home.
This star-and-hex floor tile design pulls from the Great Mosque of Cordoba, Spain. The tiles form a unique grid which grounds this Minnesotan interior.
Spanish architecture in Nicaragua influenced the saturated blues and yellows in these Estrella tiles by Granada.