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.


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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.

Decorating the Doorway with Mexican Ceramic Tiles

Decorating the Doorway with Mexican Ceramic Tiles

The painted Talavera tiles are in fashion and most importantly they are no longer exclusively used in the kitchen or bathroom. From complex and vivid Southern patterns to simpler, plain colored type, Mexican ceramic tiles are one of the favorite solutions for decorating the doorway with an unusual, chic and rustic style.

Mexican tiles decorating house doorway

Your lobby should transmit a welcoming, warm message and also it is a teaser of what your guest can see in the rest of your home. If you want to create a Southern feel in your residency or apartment, consider installing our Mexican, ceramic tiles on one of the walls of your doorway. Choose the wall you want to highlight and create an artistic area with one of our stunning Talavera patterns or perhaps mix several designs in one, unconventional patchwork piece. From simple tile to even more effective high relief tiles to Mexican tile murals, choose the option that goes better with the style of your home. All of our ceramic products are of great quality and will be a durable, stunning solution for a quick and effective makeover. As the hallway is the area that bridges the exteriors with interiors, perhaps you want to set up a greenery scene that gives a cohesive transition from your garden to the rest of your household. We have thousands of flowery patterns so emblematic for Mexican or Spanish tile craft that you can use for decorating the doorway.

If bold designs, using the whole wall embellished with hand-made Talavera tiles is too much for your taste but you still love having some of those rustic accents, you can add a mirror decorated with a tiled frame. A smaller tile mural in form of wall art is also an option for you. Additionally, we should not forget about the entry that can be enlivened with our ceramic products. Decorating the doors with tiles is an ancient technique that we can observe in the Morrocan architecture. It was then appropriated by Spanish culture and finally, it got to Mexico where until nowadays is a really fashionable and beautiful way of adding a powerful statement to the Southern look of the entry doors of the house. A wooden, shabby-looking doors with handcrafted, Mexican tiles trimming it, seems like a perfect match and is frequently used in Hacienda-like residencies. Add some ceramic flower planters, pots and other decorative elements to boost the Southern style.

Decorating Kitchens with Relief Tiles

Decorating Kitchens with Relief Tiles

The traditional function of the kitchen was a designated room for preparing food. Today, we have seen a shift in the role of the kitchen that is combination of living, dining and a place including cooking. That is why designing a kitchen with stylish appliances is so important and our kitchen relief tiles are one of the extraordinary options availabel for the buyer or his/her interior architect designer.

Have Fun with Your Decorative Ceramic Tiles

There are infinite ways you can decorate your kitchen with our relief tiles. Whether it is small space or spacious concept, you can use them on walls as the main theme or just as an explosion of shades in the area you want to accent. Our kitchen tiles are mostly used for backsplash but we can imagine them as countertop of your kitchen island and if you are lucky enough to have a fireplace, our ceramic can beautifully highlight its mantel. Additionally, you can play it safe with solid color furniture and add contrasts to the tabletop with relief tiles. On the contrary, if you are a fan of a pigment burst, choose multicoloured and vivid scheme which can be echoed on the relift tile backsplash and countertop.

Relief Tile Design and Style

The kitchen relief tiles go perfectly with variety of style. The only restriction is just your imagination and design taste. With a little bit of ingenuity, your kitchen can twin a charming French space with a kitchenette with past century lookalike, desinger chairs, a vintage chandelier. Brows our online store for other custom  products with a foucus on our Spanish character items. Amoung othere sugestions, we like very much antique oak flooring pannels together with an apartment size electric fireplace. Many homes designed by a countryside enthusiast feature a country style copper sink custom-made by our professionals, wooden cookery island, and of course a final touch to it the picturesque Mexican relief tiles. Using ceramic colourful kitchen tiles embraces a fresh vision of hacienda that we specialize. If you prefer a minimalist and industrial flair in your home remodeling, you can use such decoration and just go with pops of colour featuring plain tone relief tiles chosen from our vast collection. They will no doubt infuse energy into a modest size kitchen design. Using natural iron range hood will bright space and pair with darker and brilliant tiles will open up the gallery area.

ceramic relief tiles for kitchen wall, backsplash, counter and accent

Our custom-made, rustic appliances and furniture department offers an extensive collection of handmade relief tiles. They are handcrafted the way the pattern is raised above ceramic tile background. Often used for a backsplashe, kitchen wall statements but also for stairs and swimming pool water line. You can buy them 4x4 and 6x6 inch tile sizes in over three hundred patterns. Those relief ceramic tiles are also about one and a half inch thick made of semi-porcelain material which makes them incredibly easy to clean and environment very resistant.

Decorative Relief Tiles from Mexico

Decorative Relief Tiles from Mexico

There is something about the handcrafted decorative relief tiles from Mexico whose incredible designs are raised to highlight the visual and touch experience. Call us crazy, but there is nothing like a feel of a cool ceramics in 3D that stimulate our senses and give the remodeled room a special feeling. Even though the ceramic relief tiles seem traditional to have inside, they are experiencing a real come-back right now and many interior designers and homeowners. Are using them to intensify their style, whether it is extremely sophisticated or handcrafted classic.

 relief ceramic tiles decorating a backsplash

The kitchens and the bathrooms are the major protagonists for handmade decorative relief tiles use as they are the spaces likely to be in need of tiling in general. The relief tiles can be found in earthly and neutral colors, imitating other materials such as stone or wood and that can be used in gentle and clean layouts. To contrary, you can find them in bright and colorful to add a dramatic note to the decor and often to offer a change to the simplicity of the monochromatic (all-white) bathroom. There are many decorative relief tile types on the market. Some hand painted tiles are plain and simple and others have artistic designs requiring a lot of time and effort to produce them. The prices of decorative relief tiles vary as well. Majority of Mexican kitchen tiles that are handmade in the US are quite expensive. Europe is more pricey when artisan made products are concerned. The only choice is buying ceramic tiles online in Mexico. It is the best option for United States residents due to proximity to the source as well as the favorable labor costs. And most importantly, you will be purchasing an authentic handmade creation, inspired in European and Colonial heritage of Mexico and that is priceless.

Traditional high relief ceramic tiles have the prominent 3d features of painted pattern undercut, allowing these aspects to be projected from the background. Decorative bathroom tiles are suited to decorative a kitchen backlash, tabletop and counter. Our collection is strongly influenced by Spanish form where the geometrical designs reigns. They are in fact mosaic talavera tiles with the use of two or three colors palette and abstract patterns. They are available  4×4 or 6×6 inch sizes. These handcrafted decorative relief tiles from Mexico make a great addition to the bathroom, the foyer, the kitchen, or to any room where a pop of style is on the menu.

Relief Tiles for Kitchen Backsplash and Stairs

Relief Tiles for Kitchen Backsplash and Stairs

Looking for an extraordinary decorative result for your kitchen or stairs? What about building some blue drama with Mexican relief tiles for a kitchen backsplash that will blow away you with both their bright, vivid colors and rich, multidimensional texture. For this kind of material that is unquestionably practical but also with an incredible visual effect, you want to use it in exposed spots in your home. They protect your walls from the inevitable dampness and are easy to clean. However, their aesthetic role is even more important. Secondly, taking into consideration that the surface of ceramic relief tiles is uneven, you should perhaps avoid installing them on the floors in a highly transited areas or on kitchen counters and tables where you need a top to be smooth and regular for more comfortable eating and food preparation. Any other areas and especially kitchen backsplash wall and stair risers are certainly suitable for these high-end tiles.

Our mural relief tiles for backsplash and stair risers are all hand-painted. The painting technique involves drawing the tile pattern and then pouring paint the way it stays elevated from the background. It is an enormous work but the final look is just so striking and stylish. Relief tiles from Mexico are entirely handmade. There is no machinery involved therefore their production is time-consuming and the clay used is of much higher quality than for a regular Talavera tile. It means that decorative high relief tiles are not cheap. Their decorative value and that they are a guarantee of many years of service, they are not that expensive either. Once you are buying a relief tile handcrafted in Mexico, think that you are purchasing something unique, rustic and importantly with a stunning, one-of-a-kind design shaped by the long history of Mexican earthenware.

relief ceramic tiles installed on a kitchen backsplash and stairs

As one of the most visible parts of the room, the relief tiles from Mexico will brighten up your kitchen and any room you decide to decorate it with. They will add a welcoming feel in your lobby colonial star raisers. Being a bi dimensional piece of ceramic their impact is so much more powerful than of normal tiles that you want to choose for them a noticeable spot. The kitchen backsplash is definitely a central location in your cooking area. Together with a custom copper range hood, it can actually define the style of the rest of your kitchen. As for the stair risers, there are so many ways you can ornament them with our vintage relief tiles. Buy a single design for all the rows. Or play bolder and install the different design on every row of your risers or create some sort of pattern like chess.