MUT design: drops concrete tiles for entic design
 
MUT design: drops concrete tiles for entic design MUT design: drops concrete tiles for entic design
may 16, 2012

MUT design: drops concrete tiles for entic design

‘drops’ by MUT design for entic design

 

 

 

spanish collective MUT design studio + atelier presented ‘drops’, a concrete tile concept for valencia-based manufacturer entic designs at salone satellite 2012. the geometric motif is a depiction of a japanese pond as raindrops fall on the water’s surface. four styles — one only with the circular droplet pattern, and the others with gold fish, lotus plants and water lilies — fit together to create a variety of combinations depending on the direction and placement of the individual pieces.

 

made as an encaustic tile, all the blocks of color are placed separately and have depth, ensuring that the design does not wear with time as is the case with the painted variety. the entire structure of the product is 2 cm (0.8 inches) thick. the first layer is made of portland cement, marble sand and pigments which are poured into a mold to form the top decorative element. the second has more portland cement and sand, absorbing the excess liquid from the top layer. another covering of cement and sand porosity are applied to the bottom for easy adhesion. due to the composition, no baking is necessary; the tiles harden without heat.

four tile designs

tiles on display at salone satellite 2012 image © designboom

the mold with which the surface is blocked image © designboom

the mixture in different colors

process images

eduardo villalon and alberto sànchez of MUT design studio + atelier image © designboom

  • Great Design! Where do I find your tile in the US?

    BLe says:
  • fair and beautiful

    thb says:
  • its so charming !!!!

    sparola says:
  • AWESOME!

    Sherlocki says:
  • Thank you!!! We are really happy that you like our collection. You can contact us at [email protected]

    Maria-Eugenia Rubio says:
  • Love this, and I am assuming so easy to heat underneath as well…being a Minnesotan.

    Susan E. Brown Interior Design says:
  • modern and delicate! just perfect!

    arqduto.com says:
  • very nice, what a good idea to make it like this!

    muddler says:
  • I am very impressed by every aspect of this tile design group. Bravo !
    Lundy Wilder of Villa Lagoon Tile

    Lundy Wilder says:
  • i like it…. wow

    manal says:

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