See a selection of our antique floors in their new locations, sent to us by our customers around the world.
A quality ceramic, it offers a practical and low maintenance solution in a high traffic area as well as harmonising perfectly with the decorative wall and door mouldings.
In both instances the floor has been relaid in a kitchen renovation, one in south London and the other in Brighton, Sussex.
An excellent execution and lay of the floor, the bathroom exudes calm and class as well as providing a practical, low maintenance solution to cleaning.
Both the majestic and geometrically bold Boch Freres floor, manufactured between 1850-1860, and the smaller Douzies Maubeuge tile are in a warm palette.
Comprising of 15cm square field and same size border tiles, laid in duplicate back-to-back, it was manufactured by Boucquey et Winckelmans.
The original borders with the floor, manufactured by Boch Freres, re-frame it and a complimentary grey tolerance tile has been used to key to skirtings
14cm square ceramic encaustic tiles manufactured by Montplaisir, Maubeuge in the early twentieth century.
Indeed such was the appeal of this floor that we barely had time to lift and professionally clean it before it sold and we could have sold it several times!
The floors, in a classical French damier, were manufactured by Gare de Douzies Maubeuge and Ceramiques de Douvrin; the larger, in the kitchen area.
Square ceramic tiles of a thistle theme and with complimentary same size border tiles.
Hand-made and in a palette of pink, green and caramel on an off-white slip, the design is indulgent and fluid but beautifully complimentary of the glazed white tile walls.
We'll let the article and photographs speak for themselves!
In this Oxfordshire toilet an early 20th century floral themed ceramic has been laid with a strong, geometric border tile.
The ceramic encaustic tiles, consisting of its main field tile and lozenge themed borders framing the floor.
The full size and half size borders provide not only a practical solution for a working chimney but have also created a unique, complimentary and beautiful feature.
The final result? A bathroom that transcends just functionality to become something unique and exceptional, a place to linger and indulge.
The field tiles are pure and strongly navigational while the elegant, flowing back to back borders help anchor the room and frames the area superbly.
One floor has been laid in the bathroom, where the period floor and antique fixtures along with a modern sheet glass walk in shower and white metro tiles all harmonise perfectly.
Two carreaux de ciments floors of handmade cured tiles have been relaid in a large bathroom and adjoining toilet and a handmade Boch Freres ceramic encaustic tile.
The fit is perfect, with the borders laid as a double lay, beautifully framing the alternating motif field tiles.