Tile eye candy - websites for colorful Mexican/Moroccan tile

zeebeeSeptember 26, 2013

I'm fast-forwarding to the backsplash in my kitchen planning, as I'm bored with appliances, cabinet measurements, blah blah blah. (To be fair, most of those decisions are 90% made and I'm looking for my next obsession). My kitchen palette is pretty neutral and I'm looking for some fun colorful tiles for the range and beverage areas. Big pattern or big color is just what I want - when I google either Mexican or Moroccan tile, I'm all "oh yeah."

Any ideas for sites with colorful tile inspiration?

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SparklingWater

Hi zeebee. I was looking at tiles on Houzz today and saw this tile, and noted how many liked it (I need something less busy). Your post reminded me of it though:

Cuban Heritage Design 110 2B 8" x 8" Handmade Cement Tile by Avente Tile.

Here is a link that might be useful: Avente Tile BS:

    Bookmark   September 26, 2013 at 5:25PM
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suzanne_sl

We bought tile from here for our front walkway and entry. It's perfect and was packed so well that nothing broke.

Here is a link that might be useful: Tierra y Fuego!

    Bookmark   September 26, 2013 at 5:51PM
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zeebee

Oh, both of those are lovely. Thanks so much for the leads.

    Bookmark   September 26, 2013 at 6:45PM
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gwlolo

Fireclay has a lot of traditional Mexican style tile. Also look for Ken Mason tiles. I love the cement tiles as well but you need a skilled tile person who has done cement tiles before and knows how to do it vertically. The tile may also stain and you need to seal (which may change the color) and add a sheen.

    Bookmark   September 26, 2013 at 7:57PM
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joaniepoanie

Try directfrommexico.com. Also Trikeenan.com has some nice tile.

    Bookmark   September 26, 2013 at 8:19PM
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chesters_house_gw

There's this:

Here is a link that might be useful: moroccan tile

    Bookmark   September 26, 2013 at 10:05PM
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zeebee

Great leads, thanks!

    Bookmark   September 26, 2013 at 11:03PM
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annac54

There are a number of tile makers in Malibu, CA. Just google California Malibu tile.

    Bookmark   September 27, 2013 at 2:02AM
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msl511

Somebody recently posted a link in another thread to Mosaic House, which has Moroccan tile. I think their stuff is gorgeous.

Here is a link that might be useful: Mosaic House

    Bookmark   September 27, 2013 at 5:48PM
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robo (z6a)

I've never bought from these people, but this looks just like the fauxroccan tile I got on ebay about 2 years ago. It's fun!

Here is a link that might be useful: Just Morocco

    Bookmark   September 27, 2013 at 6:27PM
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robo (z6a)

Ps have you ever checked out the encaustic cement cuban-style tiles? Hotttttt!

    Bookmark   September 27, 2013 at 6:28PM
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chesters_house_gw

And you'll find a lot of posts with bold tiles at Atticmag. Here's one.

Here is a link that might be useful: atticmag

    Bookmark   September 27, 2013 at 8:16PM
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oldbat2be

Great source for encaustic tiles:

Here is a link that might be useful: Villa Lagoon Tile

    Bookmark   September 27, 2013 at 9:13PM
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