Brick, Woodgrain And Stone: Johnson Tiles Take Tiling Trends To An Organic Level
Natural materials are the latest trends to be transformed by tiling technology with the creation of ceramic and porcelain tiles that perfectly mimic exposed bricks, woodgrain and stone.
The new organic themed ranges by Johnson Tiles, the UK’s leading manufacturer and importer of ceramic and porcelain tiles, use the very latest in manufacturing and design technology to replicate every tiny detail found in these earthy materials – from irregularities in shade and tone to texture and size.
Darren Clanford, Creative Director of Johnson Tiles, says: “Good replications of brick work or natural effects in a tile has already been achieved, but these new collections take it to an entirely new level.
“The detailing is so perfect that there really is no need to use natural materials on walls and floors now. It’s the ideal solution, you get a surface that can easily be cleaned and maintained, but that has all the beauty you’d expect from bricks, wood and stone, without depleting these natural resources.”
Johnson Tiles has added a total of eight brand new ranges across its portfolio, across the three collections, Absolute, Select and Intro, so design professionals and specifiers can quickly identify the best tile for their project’s requirements and budget.
New ranges within Absolute:
BRICS: Inspired by the sandy texture and natural irregularity of exposed brickwork, Brics is a range of rustic porcelain slim format 250x60mm tiles for walls and floors. Six true-to-life shades – Montmartre White, Noho Red Blend, Tokyo Red, Octavia Beige, Brooklyn Brown and Docklands Grey – feature all the blends of colours found in real brick, with each Natural finish variant designed to be mixed-and-matched for unique schemes or used alone.
New ranges within Select:
STONEWORK: Stonework is a range of glazed ceramic wall tiles with a Matt finish and slim, 200x100mm size. Available in an organic range of six earthy colours – Light Tan, Hessian, Autumn Brown, Limewash, Cool Mist and Dusk – Stonework perfectly replicates all the natural textures found in stone.
BERGEN: A fresh new take on the woodgrain trend, ceramic glazed wall tile Bergen is available in six natural palette colours, including Light Cane, Driftwood, Auburn Teak, White Ash, Silver Birch and Grey Ebony. Designed to be mixed-and-matched together for maximum creativity, its compact slim 200x100mm size can be laid in any number of patterns to achieve different wood effects.
DUO: An extension of the monochrome palette, Duo’s two colours of Ice and Jet work beautifully to create simple, contemporary surfaces. The gloss textured finish of the glazed porcelain is enhanced by the range’s single impactful size of 608x316mm.
RIVEN: Available in a neutral range of four colours – Portland White, Yorkstone, Granite City and Welsh Slate – Riven is a collection of glazed porcelain wall and floor tiles that boast a stunning structured finish in large size 600x300mm format.
New ranges within Intro:
SHIMMER: A ceramic wall and glazed vitrified floor tile, Shimmer’s three contemporary colours of Warm White, Platinum and Buff Steel can be easily combined. Enhanced by a silver-effect, Satin finish, Shimmer is available in 600x200mm (wall only) and 316x316mm sizes.
STUDIO: With six colours, three finishes and two sizes, Studio is a comprehensive glazed ceramic wall tile with a palette designed to be combined to create unique surfaces. Available as a Gloss, Satin or Satin Structured finish, its colours of Tundra, Haze, Sand, Mist, Beige Mix and Grey Mix work perfectly in its two sizes of 360x275mm and border 360x50mm, with a scored option added for seamless installation.
COUNTRY STONES: Available in two sizes, 200x100mm and 100x100mm, one Satin finish and seven colours – offering a neutral, contemporary and fresh palette, Country Stones is perfect for a range of projects including hotel, leisure, restaurants and bars. Mix-and-match the linear tiles, full of versatility and allowing for a wealth of creative possibilities.