Ten Spanish residence renovations characterised by eclectic tiles

February 11, 2023 by No Comments

For our newest lookbook, now we have collected 10 residences in Spain which have been dropped at life utilizing ornamental tiles, from preserved Twentieth-century options to speckled up to date terrazzo grout.

Identified for its abundance of vibrant tiles, Spain has many interval residences with unique particulars together with ornate archways and eclectic tiling.

The next structure and inside design studios have made probably the most of those traditions when renovating houses, which frequently concerned refreshing the houses’ interiors whereas sustaining their historical past, or including up to date components that nod to the previous.

That is the most recent in our lookbooks sequence, which offers visible inspiration from Dezeen’s archive. For extra inspiration see earlier lookbooks that includes assertion carpets, pop-up outlets and houses with sliding doorways.

Yurikago House by Mas-aqui
Picture is by José Hevia

Yurikago Home, Barcelona, by Mas-aqui

Structure studio Mas-aqui opened up an residence in Barcelona by creating a number of ranges lined with slabs of uncovered concrete, slatted wooden and reddish ceramic tiles.

The dwelling was named  Yurikago Home after the Japanese phrase for a cradle, which references the form of the timber construction that helps a part of a brand new mezzanine that was created within the renovation.

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Conde Duque apartment by Sierra + De La Higuera
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Madrid residence by Sierra + De La Higuera

Set inside a Nineteen Forties constructing, inside areas on this Madrid residence have been delineated with vibrantly hued Moroccan zellige tiles, from daring yellow accents in the lounge to an emerald inexperienced kitchen.

The tiles are outlined by imperfect hand-moulded surfaces and have all through the house within the type of ornamental skirting in addition to flooring and cabinetry.

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Casa Cas 8 by DG Arquitecto
Picture is by Mariela Apollonio

Valencia residence by DG Arquitecto

Throughout the minimalist renovation of a Twenties residence in Valencia, native studio DG Arquitecto preserved the unique mosaic components – flooring that the agency referred to as “typical” of the town.

The studio paired mid-century rattan eating chairs and delicate timber components with the colorful tiles whereas unique mouldings and ornamental arched doorways have been additionally maintained.

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Tiled bathroom in curved bathroom within apartment in the Torres Blancas building
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1040 Unit, Madrid, by Studio Noju

Working inside Madrid’s iconic brutalist Torres Blancas tower, rising observe Studio Noju created an residence that balances up to date particulars with the constructing’s brutalist historical past.

Every of the dwelling’s three bogs have been individually colour-coded with small geometric mosaics that nod to the inexperienced ceramic tiles that clad the residence’s terraces.

“The [mosaic] materials allowed us to unravel all the weather of the toilet reminiscent of bathe areas, vanities, partitions and flooring, referencing an identical materials technique used within the unique design,” studio co-founder Antonio Mora advised Dezeen.

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Tiled floors and bookcases within Barcelona apartment by Narch
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Barcelona residence by Narch

Eclectically organized ornamental flooring relationship again to the early Twentieth century take centre stage on this Barcelona residence that was renovated by Narch structure workplace.

Generally known as encaustic tiling, which is widespread within the metropolis, every tile is created by pouring pigmented ceramics into moulds and urgent them to create a sample.

Elsewhere within the residence, doorways created from laminated glass display off its bedrooms. This materials was chosen for its neutrality to be able to emphasise the house’s ornate flooring.

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Casa Olivar in Madrid by Matteo Ferrari and Carlota Gallo
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Casa Olivar, Madrid, by Matteo Ferrari and Carlota Gallo

Casa Olivar is a two-storey residence by designers Matteo Ferrari and Carlota Gallo, which is characterised by handmade terracotta ground tiles that complement the house’s muted color palette.

Created as a “sensorial refuge”, the dwelling consists of two massive home windows in the lounge that flood the house with pure mild. Earthy-toned, easy supplies characteristic all through, together with textured plaster finishes.

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Tiled kitchen within Barcelona apartment by Parramon + Tahull
Picture is by Judith Casas Sayós

Barcelona residence by Parramon + Tahull

Barcelona studio Parramon + Tahull added bespoke birch plywood joinery and steady tiled flooring to an residence within the metropolis’s Gracia neighbourhood, to be able to mix with the constructing’s unique options.

Created by Spanish producer Wow, the terracotta tiles characteristic a mismatched geometric design that covers all the residence, together with the kitchen and the toilet.

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Terrazzo grout made from crushed tiles
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Laia and Biel’s Home, Barcelona, by TEd’A

Structure workplace TEd’A used crushed tiles to create playful terrazzo grout in a renovated residence that belongs to the homeowners of the Mallorcan tile model Huguet.

The grout was created from the unique terracotta tiles that lined the house earlier than its revamp, which have been crushed into tiny items to type a reddish-hued mixture that was combined with present white tile grout.

“Our thought was to maintain one of the best components of the previous flat we purchased,” Biel advised Dezeen, citing sustainability and honouring the residence’s unique design.

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End the Roc by Nook Architects
Picture is by Yago Partal

Finish of the Roc, Barcelona, by Nook Architects

Nook Architects redesigned one other residence in Barcelona whereas sustaining its distinctive historic particulars, together with a hanging mural-style wall that’s over 40 years previous, timber beams and intricately patterned ground tiles.

“Our strategy to Finish of the Roc revolved across the restoration and consolidation of the constructing’s unique character,” mentioned the structure studio.

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Casa Burés by Vilablanch
Picture is by Jordi Folch

Casa Burés, Barcelona, by Vilablanch and TDB Arquitectura

Inside design studio Vilablanch collaborated with TBD Arquitectura to refurbish all 26 residences inside Case Burés – a Twentieth-century constructing constructed by the late architect Francesc Berenguer i Mestres.

The workforce chosen “silent” up to date furnishings to enrich Case Burés’ unique ornamental options, reminiscent of stainless-steel geometric cabinetry that was chosen in order to not “compete with” or “imitate” the colorful tiled flooring.

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That is the most recent in our lookbooks sequence, which offers visible inspiration from Dezeen’s archive. For extra inspiration see earlier lookbooks that includes assertion carpets, pop-up outlets and houses with sliding doorways. 

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