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Enrich Kitchen Design with High Relief Tiles

Enrich Kitchen Design with High Relief Tiles

I am sure you have sometimes a feeling that your kitchen needs some change, but you do not know where to start. I propose to start with ceramic tiles. Enrich kitchen design with high relief tiles. Believe me. By only transforming the kitchen backsplash, the overall look of the room will make you love your kitchen even more. High relief tiles are one of the most extraordinary types of Mexican Talavera tiles. The most crafted of them all, these colorful tiles with relief will add a little bit of extravaganza to any style kitchen.

kitchen ceramic talavera tiles in relief style from Mexico

Mexican Talavera tiles are a traditional type of hand-painted pottery that is commonly used for kitchen counters and backsplashes as well as bathroom walls, patio, and garden dining areas. The Talavera design is often very intricate, with images or patterns that pop out from the white body. In the case of decorative high relief tiles, the pattern is even more enhanced by engraving the design on top of the ceramic tile. These designs can be animal figures or symbols from Mexican culture and history. Hand-painted Talavera tiles can be used as a part of an overall design scheme in your kitchen for backsplashes, countertops, and flooring. Some people use broken tiles to decorate smaller objects like a flower vase or cutting board. Sometimes a kitchen table con de embellished with Talavera tiles as a tabletop, however, relief tiles are not recommended for that purpose as their surface is not even. All in all, Mexican relief tiles add a bright and fun atmosphere and make kitchens feel more social and inviting by helping to break up the space with beautiful artwork. It is not a coincidence that Talavera tiles are so popular in Mexico that also is a great expert in having parties, barbecues, and spending lots of time cooking delicious salsas and more.

Mexican style tiles are more than just beautiful, they can be functional too. They come in two sizes and vibrant designs that offer thousands of color combinations. They make a great addition to enrich kitchen design with high relief tiles as they have been used for centuries to decorate walls, floors, and ceilings. The designs are inspired by various cultures that have a common history such as Spain, Morocco, and the latest-Mexico. The art of hand-painted relief tiles has traveled through continents getting more and more exquisite and rich. Today, our clients can choose from such a great variety of designs that any kitchen renovation project will find suitable floor and wall Talavera tiles, whether traditional or modern.

Mexican Talavera Kitchen Wall Tiles

Mexican Talavera Kitchen Wall Tiles

Warm, inviting and vibrant, using Mexican Talavera kitchen wall tiles will create a surprising and breathtaking effect that will be an envy of all your guests. By revamping your kitchen’s décor with bright tones, decorative tiling and fine Mexican detailing your entire home can take on a new character. Talavera tiles from Mexico can introduce a powerful change in your interiors and the kitchen walls are the best display for that. There are countless ways of using Mexican ceramic for embellishing kitchen walls. Having thousands of patterns and different types of tiles at your service, infinitive creative techniques open up to add character and lightness to your kitchen.

kitchen wall tiles

We are convinced that decorating a kitchen wall with ceramic Mexican Talavera kitchen wall tiles will be fun for any homeowner. You do not have to own a hacienda style home to build up a Southern vibe in your interiors. What you really need is the boldness to explore the multicolored world of our handmade ceramic tiles and good decorative ideas. From going full Mexican with ceramics on the walls, counters, kitchen table to introducing some small drops of Southern feel with a subtle, Mexican accent tiles or native style potteries and textile, Mexican pottery offers you a broad spectrum of styles that you can introduce into your interiors. Start by choosing your main colors that will fit your existing décor or your brand new kitchen furniture and appliances. Take into account the material you will be used for floors and counters or shelves and then have a look at our extensive collection of Mexican Talavera wall tiles. You might want to use just a dash of Southern décor, enough amount of authentic, local craft to add interest to your main wall. Consider adding an accent line of a bold pattern that will suit plain color tiles. By that, you do not overwhelm the space with too many designs but still, add fun and energy into your kitchen. Another idea to decorate your walls, and especially a kitchen backsplash, is to install one of our kitchen tile murals. Our murals present Mexican landscapes including nature, countryside and Colonial cities. Many of them are perfect for a kitchen environment because they depict a still nature including delicious food, fruits and beverages. You can find them in many sizes and both, horizontal and vertical. Finding your ideal ceramic tile mural will add an effortless combination of Mexican craft with fine art bringing Spanish and Mexican heritage to your backsplash.

After choosing the main, background color, think about the hues you want for edging. You might choose normal wall tiles. However, high relief tiles with a beautifully crafted two-dimensional pattern could also work in that case. Be bold with your choices. Take inspiration from the work of Mexican artists, artisans and architects. If you have ever been to Mexico, probably you could have observed that they do not fear to combine the hues you would never imagine together and the result looks fabulous. The main colors used for Talavera tiles production are white, cobalt blue, green, terracotta, yellow and sometimes black. Most of our designs are created by mixing those primary colors.

Decorative High Relief Tiles

Decorative High Relief Tiles

Recently we can observe a revival of interior designs emanating from countries where tiles are integral to the architecture and vibrant culture. Mexico, without a doubt, is one of them. The richly colored motifs of handcrafted Talavera tiles are brought to the level of fine arts with decorative high relief tiles. Those vivid and sophisticated tiles are small but evocative and can be combined together in many ways to create alluring patchwork designing setups in any area of your house or apartment.

If you are fond of the richness and flamboyant feel of the Mexican architecture, definitely, you will want to introduce decorative high relief tiles into your remodelling projects. Some of the most striking examples of public art in Colonial cities around Mexico explore the medium of Talavera tiles in all its forms from simple wall tiles, large and spectacular wall tile murals and most lavish high relief tiles. The raised relief pattern boosts the captivating appearance of a ceramic tile. Bring life and color with a bold statement of handcrafted ceramic relief tiles that will transform an ordinary room into a vibrant and colorful state-of-art space. What makes those relief tiles so special- you might ask. All Talavera tiles have a unique texture of a handmade product that enclose a rustic feel and small variations in color or shape of the pattern. However, this adds additional value to our handcrafted Mexican tiles as many of us prefer an artisan work rather than a perfect copy from an assembly line. In the case of Mexican tiles with relief, there are seen as even bigger assets due to their amazing three-dimensional motifs.

 

high relief tiles

 

How do we elaborate our decorative high relief tiles? The process involves a unique painting technique and it is more complex than producing normal Talavera tiles. Our experienced local artisans use an ancient relief technique that involves creating raised, three-dimensional elements that remain attached to a two-dimensional background of the same material, resulting in sculpted motifs that are raised from the surface. The craftsman, instead of using a traditional brash, is squeezing a small bottle with paint pouring it on the tile surface which was earlier designed with a hand drawing. Applying various colors the painter is leaving a substantial amount of paint, elevating particular elements from the background of the design. Once ceramic tiles are fired, the surface becomes very hard and the tile pattern can be easily distinguished not only by colors but especially by the raised relief pattern. The effect is mesmerizing and you can discover the whole collection of decorative high relief tiles at our online store.The application ideas are endless from adding kitchen ceramic tiles to your kitchen backsplash to decorating your doorway with Mexican, colorful tiles.

Kitchen Ceramic Tiles

Kitchen Ceramic Tiles

How can you transform a dull kitchen into a state-of-art, artistic space? You can of course invest in lavish and often overpriced kitchen cabinets and appliances. Or, on the other hand, add kitchen ceramic tiles which is a very affordable investment that will change completely the look of your cooking area. Installing Mexican tiles and tile murals are the simplest and quickest ideas to upgrade and spice up any area of your home in both interiors as exteriors.

painted kitchen ceramic tiles for a backsplash

Our Mexican tiles are handcrafted in the state of Guanajuato, famous for the production of unique craft, including traditional tiles. Our kitchen ceramic tiles represent the Mexican style of tile painting. The authentic Mexican style tiles are called often Talavera tiles. Their origin dates back to the 16th century when Mexico was under the colonial rule of Spain. You can, therefore, expect a rich mixture of Spanish, Portugues, Moorish and of course, Mexican cultures. From colorful, Mexican skulls, white and blue flowery patterns straight from Lisbon and harmonious, geometrical designs, our customers will be able to find the perfect tile for any style home. Our online collection of kitchen ceramic tiles have several, interesting categories to help our clients choose the ideal material for their remodelling projects. Firstly, you can choose between solid and patterned ceramic tiles. This saves you a little bit of time in scrolling between thousands of Mexican tiles and high-relief tiles models. Moreover, you have separated category for border tiles which are special patterned tiles used to highlight the wall or counters with a beautiful glazed finish. For constructors and interior designers, we have prepared a great deal that consists of Mexican tiles sold in lots. We prepare larger quantities of our hand-painted tiles from Mexico that match either in color or pattern so you do not have to worry about spending hours in front of the computer picking each tile model.

Why should you choose our kitchen ceramic tiles? Those products are made of ceramic covered with glaze to protect their surface against acidic foods and aggressive cleaning products. Kitchen is normally the area of the house that most suffers from our daily cooking activities. You want to protect the counters, backsplashes, tabletops and cabinets from getting way and stained. Our painted Talavera tiles can be used in "semi-wet" situations like around the kitchen sink or backsplashes. Their maintenance is super easy and you will only need a wet cloth with soap to erase most of the dirt.