Geometric floor tiles are part of Britain’s heritage and were used originally to ornament medieval churches and monasteries, and the homes of the aristocracy. Their popularity was enhanced during the Victorian era when they became part of the Romantic movement inspired by the Pre Raphealites hunger for nostalgia.
Made from coloured clays which are stained they are then pressed in to tiny shapes, or fine coloured cements made in intricate moulds. Squares big and small, Triangles, Rectangles, Octagons, hexagons and trapeziums. They are complimented by small skirtings and stair nosings. These shapes can be assembled into thousands of varying designs including magnificent borders, and can be used to create up to date designs as well as period features.