Posts Tagged: Ceramics

Crosswater’s New Statement Ceramics

A trend that continues to gain momentum, countertop basins are the ideal ceramic if you are looking to recreate a lavish spa-like experience in your home. This style of basin makes it easy to create a statement whilst barely taking up any space in your bathroom. [Find Bathroom Brands on the BCFA Product Finder] As… Read More >

29 June 2021

SONAR by Laufen

Launched in the UK in March 2018, the innovative new SONAR collection, designed by Patricia Urquiola, is the latest range from Swiss bathroom specialists Laufen… The unique and innovative new SONAR range includes thoughtfully and elegantly designed wall-hung washbasins, washbasin bowls and bathtub. Patricia Urquiola has taken SaphirKeramik further than ever to create a new… Read More >

28 August 2018

London Craft Week 2018 – (UN)WOVEN

From 9 May – 7 June 2018, London’s Material Lab will host the award-winning installation (UN)WOVEN by artist Tana West in a collaborative exhibition between the British Ceramics Biennial (BCB) and leading UK manufacturer, Johnson Tiles. Held during London Craft Week, the design resource studio and materials library will provide the perfect backdrop to West’s… Read More >

4 April 2018

Raku with David Roberts

During March we have taken the opportunity to discus ceramics and I hope that you have already enjoyed watching our first materials short documentary on ceramics. In this article we will look at the ceramic technique of Raku, a Japanese lead-glazed pottery which is traditionally used in tea ceremonies based around the preparation of green tea…. Read More >

2 April 2018

Materials: The Making of Ceramics

This year Design Insider has decided to focus in on Materials, learning more about their history, the latest innovations and where we can see the material be used in the future, interviewing a variety of well established BCFA members which are advancing the manufacturing techniques, whether this be carpet manufacturers turning to digital from the… Read More >

23 March 2018

In Conversation with…Candida Wigan of tex-tile with Jim Biddulph

Who ever said we should be bound to one career path? The beginning of the 21st century represents a time of the ‘portfolio career,’ of ‘life long learning,’ where the labeling and pigeon-holing of jobs seems ever increasingly absurd, particularly in the world of design. Having left Lisbon to study for a Diploma in Textiles… Read More >

23 March 2018


As part of our ceramic focus this month, we are looking into how this material can be pushed forward and be used in more advanced ways in design, and there is no better example of this than the SaphirKeramic that Laufen created in 2013. We interviewed Emma Mottram, Marketing Manager at Laufen to find a bit… Read More >

5 March 2018

Bathroom as a living space

Laufen has recently showcased its latest design creations and functional solutions for bathrooms at international interiors show IMM in Cologne, Germany. As part of the new trade fair format “Pure Architects”, the Swiss bathroom specialist has presented its bathroom products targeting in particular architects, planners, interior decorators and designers who, like Laufen, view bathrooms as… Read More >

5 February 2018

Adam Nathaniel Furman at designjunction

With this year’s designjunction just around the corner, we met up Adam Nathaniel Furman who has collaborated with Turkishceramics to create an immersive experience for the visitors of designjuction. Gateways will be a ceramic installation consisting of four gates that draw people to wander through and experience the various vies at the centre of the… Read More >

15 September 2017

RAK – Cementina

Dusty-look urban Cementina joins RAK’s contemporary surfaces RAK’s new Cementina tile combines a modern, tactile look with a wealth of practical benefits.  Available in on-trend grey and beige, the new porcelain design has a contemporary ‘dusty’ look – akin to concrete – but offers the high performance features of a modern porcelain surface.  It is… Read More >

17 April 2014