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Create Your Own Tiled Floor With Paint

How handy are you with a spray can? Would you consider a radical solution for your own floor? Catalan artist Javier de Riba is already doing it…

Javier de Riba

Catalan guerilla artist Javier de Riba is doing a Banksy in Barcelona but instead of rats in gas masks holding placards he’s painting colourful geometric tile patterns in abandoned buildings and other forgotten corners of the Catalan capital and beyond.

Javier de Riba

 

Using traditional ceramic tile patterns, de Riba builds up the colours over time using aerosol paints and roller applied floor paint to create vibrant scenes in dowdy settings.

Javier de Riba

 

Javier de Riba

Javier de Riba

Paintings vary from the relatively simple – a few colours in a simple shape on a flat floor to some on a much more ambitious scale – witness his treatment of the disused skate-park below.

 

Javier de Riba

For more ideas and startling images please visit Javier de Riba’s own website

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