• What: Authentic Provencal Tile• Where: Provence, France• Why: We're looking for a house for my grandmother to live in in her old age. This house isn't too far from my Aunt's and has beautiful original details like this amazing tile.
Tile & Stone
This isn't just tile; it's encaustic tile, where the colors are actually poured in, rather than just printed or screened onto the ceramic. Such beautiful stuff ... or can be. This would look great in a superminimalist interior if used properly. Friends of mine in New Jersey have an 1850s house in which the floor of the entrance hall is original encaustic tiles framed by a wide border of oak. Very beautiful.
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