Month: June 2019

Modernista cafe. encaustic tiled floors

In the Catalan town of Vilanova i la Geltru there is a Modernista (Catalan Art Nouveau) house on the Rambla run by the El Fornet chain as a cafe. Each room on the ground floor retains its original 100 year old encaustic tiled floor and the 1st floor bay window combines decorative iron work, stained glass and ceramic tiles in […]

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Segovia & Madrid. Patterns Galore!

On a small holiday, this time to the Spanish cities of Segovia & Madrid we saw patterns everywhere. Here are a few things we liked that one day might inform a design or two… A renaissance palace in Segovia with a wonderfully exaggerated fortified air.. A bar in Malasaña, Madrid with a great encaustic tiled floor Part of the […]

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