Ceramic: Ties to fashion influence design

Home Featured Post Ceramic: Ties to fashion influence design

By Megan Salzano Fashion holds vast influence across various home furnishings categories, and flooring is no exception. Ceramic tile, more specifically, takes its cue quite regularly from the evolutions within the fashion world. In fact, tile manufacturers can often be found partnering with fashion designers from across the globe in an effort to impart high style and design into their collections.

This year is unique in that it is experiencing a certain level of nostalgia within its fashion trends—brought on by the need for comfort, a consequence of coronavirus-related challenges. As such, fashion trends such as art deco florals and ’70s style geometric patterns are heavily influencing ceramic tile design.

Florals

fashion
Daltile’s Panoramic Porcelain Surfaces in Bouquet Efflourescent

“Whether the look is being described as Floral Riot, Tropical Chaos, Flower Power or Art Deco Design, we are seeing lots of vibrant floral prints showing up on fashion runways this year as a hot trend. Daltile’s Efflourescent [is an] art deco-type floral design.”
—Laura Grilli, lead product designer, Daltile

Marbling

Emser’s Parkview in blue

“Fashion brands such as Maisie Wilen and Fendi have reinterpreted unexpected marble prints on dresses, tops and bottoms to create a bold look and to prove that this popular stone design goes far beyond kitchens and baths.”
—Suzanne Zurfluh, director of design and trend, Emser Tile

Geometrics

fashion
MSI’s Abani Subway

“Geometrics are trending up and are a play off of MOD prints and patterns we are seeing on the runway today.”
—Emily Holle, MSI

Comfort

HappyFloors SantaFe Adobe

“Whether it’s intricately patterned maxi dresses, your favorite pair of worn-in blue jeans or a colorful pair of yoga pants, fashion trends are shifting to comfort being the No. 1 concern. It’s no surprise that the same desire for relaxation and self-expression is turning up in the world of interior design.”
—Tressa Samdal, director of easy luxury marketing and product development, Happy Floors

Must Read

WATCH: Cali Vinyl Longboards taps surf culture

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2X6jJV33ks Cali went back to its roots with its Cali Vinyl Longboards collection and tapped the surf culture that inspired the company’s origin.

Torlys to display new products at TISE 2022

Toronto, Ontario—Torlys is hosting the Torlys XPedition, an immersive booth experience showcasing its newest product innovations including Torlys Everest Hardwood and Cork at Surfaces,...

First Women’s Leadership Conference kicks off at TISE 2022

Last Vegas—The inaugural Women’s Leadership Conference is kicking off at The International Surfaces Event (Surfaces) 2022. It will take place on Monday, January 31,...

Mercier Wood Flooring introduces new hardwood looks

Las Vegas—Canada-based Mercier Wood Flooring launched new flooring designs to meet the expectations of designers and homeowners looking for modern yet authentic and durable...

‘Women of the Flooring Business’ continues rapid evolution

When Michelle Winters, Lisbeth Calandrino and Rachel Berlin founded the Women of the Flooring Business (WOFB) social media group back in 2019, the main...

Mobile Marketing, QFloors partnership streamlines services 

South Jordan, Utah—QFloors and Mobile Marketing have announced a new integration partnership. The partnership means retailers have a more seamless connection between their website,...

As seen in

April 26/May 3, 2021

DOWNLOAD
Some text some message..
X