BREAK THE MOULD
With their patterns created using coloured clays rather than glazes, encaustic tiles are having a real design moment. Here are three of our favourite finds 1 Emery & Cie’s pretty hexagonal tile is available in two sizes and comes in 48 bold colours. ‘Pattern N°179’ tile, from £108 per square metre (emeryetcie.com). 2 Swedish brand Marrakech Design combines traditional materials with a slick, modern approach. ‘Moonrise’ tiles, £145 per square metre (marrakechdesign.se). 3 The ‘Dandy Star III’ tile is made in Mexico – find it in Milagros, a shop on east London’s Columbia Road filled with colourful products from the North American country. £90 per square metre (milagros.co.uk).