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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.

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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.

Fresh Kitchen Backsplash Ideas

Fresh Kitchen Backsplash Ideas

The transformation of the kitchen backsplashes is just amazing. From less appealing surfaces whose only purpose was to protect walls from water, grease and food splatter, the decorative kitchen backsplash today is one-time opportunity to add a unique accent, a pop of color, light and surprising texture. If you get bored with the current look of your cooking area, here are some fresh kitchen backsplash ideas to bring more personality and style into your home.

mexican tiles backsplash

You might say that a marble backsplash is a timeless choice and a classic option that will fit in any kitchen style, and that is probably true. However, think about all the fun and enjoyment you can experience while doing your daily choir over a view of some remarkable piece of the unique backsplash. It makes you like cleaning the dishes a little bit more (if possible). Also, the traditional approach to a splash back was a four-inch structure. However, modern designers have broken that rule some time ago, and now we can enjoy stunning kitchen decor with hhandmade tile backsplash from the top (where the upper cabinets finish) until the counter. You can also order a square-shaped backsplash made from some shiny and jazzy metal that almost look like a mirror and catch the eye of any quest. By that, you can either create a contrast against the furnishings that would come in some completely different material, or it can be a harmonious complement to your range hood or stove made from steel or copper. Our company love creating customized designs for our clients' unique renovation projects. The kitchen copper backsplashes we create can be as long as the whole wall of your kitchenette, or perhaps you want to install it in the area of your sink or oven. That is up to you. We just need you to send us the exact measurements and the copper patina of your choice. Being a high traffic area, we do not recommend to leave your copper untreated. It will oxidize with time, and maintenance can be time-consuming. However, our clients can order any custom copper product with a specific patina finish achieving a broad range of looks from modern, sleek to rustic and weathered.

On the other hand, if the metallic look is not your cup of tea, change your boring cement or concrete tile backsplash for truly authentic pieces of ceramic art that our Mexican tiles represent. Again, you have plenty of options to consider, from thousands of patterns and tone combination to different textures between classic Talavera tile and high relief tiles. Do not forget about kitchen tile murals! Explore all the fresh kitchen backsplash ideas we already posted on our web page. We believe that with our handcrafted products you will be able to achieve a stylish and, of course, functional backsplash.

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.

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.