Pairing authentically with reclaimed French oak flooring, French terra cotta tiles and Belgian Bluestone floors, the decorative arts of 17th Century Amsterdam reads elegant and joyful. At the Delft Style Shop, we specialize in creating unique wall decor, in ceramic tiles with a refined and delicate quality. A member in good standing with the National Kitchen and Bath Association, Asaff has working knowledge of all areas of home design. Then pick up the blue and white color pattern and inject it into the rest of the room. Delft tile baseboards were used throughout homes in the Netherlands, and the tiles used were a mixture of blank and picture tiles.
These timeless designs have endured the test of time allowing you to create the perfect finishing detail to any period interior, restoration project or contemporary interior. So wish I had done the Delft tile in our weekend home on the West Coast, it would have looked wonderful with my Postal Blue kitchen cabinets as a backsplash. Click to visit our contact page. These ceramic tiles can be purchased through our fulfillment partner,. Diffuse Backsplash In addition to the many different painted scenes available on the Delft tiles, there are also blank tiles. Adding a baseboard of Delft tiles around the perimeter of the kitchen is a subtle way to add some interest and color to an area that might otherwise get overlooked. The tiles have undergone a revival of interest in the late 20th and 21st centuries and are being produced by two companies in the Netherlands using the same methods of production that were once used in the 1800s.
The Delft Style Shop also produces ceramic tile accent pieces allow you to mix it up with all standard wall tiles, creating a textured wall decor surface according to your taste. This tile was made for the English market and thought to be based on a floral pattern by the English artist Lewis Day. White painted cabinets, frosted-glass cabinet doors, marble countertops, stainless-steel appliances, and a stone floor add to the room's clean and simple look. Victorian Ceramics uses traditional decorating techniques and original authentic designs to bring you this impressive collection of tile designs. The larger the wall area the more impressive the appearance. Potteries were established in many parts of the Netherlands, Amsterdam, Haarlem and Rotterdam, but by the late 17 century Delft had become the most important centre of production and nearly 30 companies were working in the area. If you love the pattern and deep blue color, but cannot afford to use more than a few tiles, consider framing a few tiles as wall accents.
You must be reading my mind. White marble countertops also unite the two spaces. I was astounded at the price but said not a word because I indeed was going to buy them no matter what he said the cost would be because it had been my dream all those years ago to go there and have them in my home. They are often found in Arts and Crafts houses alongside the tiles of and. The colors and patterns are exquisite. I loved Delft before I discovered transfer ware. Blue Delft tiles can bring depth, interest and color to your kitchen design.
Delft blue tiles, have been made in and around the city of Delft in the Netherlands since the 16th century. We also have a selection of tiles decorated in 24 carat gold. Our tiles may be used alone or with other ceramic tiles to produce a unique design and interior theme. We suggest you purchase one tile to confirm the quality and match colors for surrounding tile if necessary, then return here to buy the remaining 23. We happily accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. Originally created in the Dutch village, Delft are recognizable by the single bluish-colored figure on a white background.
The tiles were meant to protect the base of the walls from wet mops used to clean the floors. Our Delft design reproductions are created from hand-drawn images and thermally sealed into the ceramic tile's surface. Delft Peony Victorian Dutch Peony Tile attributed to Hulst of Harlingen. Ceramic tiles, kitchen tiles, lavatory tiles. Terra Cotta Tile Backsplash Rustic textures and earthy colors combine to create this warm Tuscan kitchen. Focal Point Delft tiles come in a wide range of different pictures and patterns. Villa Lagoon Ceramic Tile is perfect for kitchen backsplashes and showers.
One of the best on-line experiences I have had. What about a Delft tile mural! This shipping chart applies to all 48 states of the Continental United States only. Please consider this in thinking about this material: one should always expect a hand finished artisan style with crazing or minute cracks in the glaze. Blue Delft tiles have a distinctive look that calls to mind the Dutch culture of the 1600s to 1800s. The designs are timeless and also continue to be a popular choice for contemporary projects. When you get to the last one, check your cart to make sure you have them all.
Well after I finished shopping and went to pay for my choices he began to explain the history behind each piece. I was like a kid in a candy shop and started picking up piece after piece to send home. Contact us to discuss your unique situation. We have seen these tiles used on the back wall of interior glass front kitchen cabinets, the space below the cabinets and the counter, the walls of a utility room. Do you know that a favorite courtier of the Russian Emperor Peter the Great covered entire rooms in his palace in Delft tiles:. Use them sparingly or use them throughout the space to create your own look. Eventually these glazed pieces began to include both tiles and pottery as demand increased amongst the upwardly mobile Dutch.