Todays nostalgia for Victorian elegance has led to the re-creation of the classic Victorian wall and floor tiles being used in modern buildings. The latest production methods combined with traditional clay colour stains, which will add a timeless charm and character of these designs.
Geometric Victorian tiles are part of Britains heritage and were originally used to ornament medieval churches and monasteries, but can also be found in numerous paths and porches. Their popularity was enhanced in the 1830s and became a hallmark of the new romantic movement. Reproduced directly from Nineteenth Century pattern books, Victorian tiles are not only ideal for the restoration of older buildings, but can also add a distinctive touch of class to feature areas in modern properties. As well as providing elegance they are also hardwearing and practical.
The Minton name was synonymous with the production of high quality Victorian tiles and widely regarded as a name associated with authentic period design. Victorian tiles can be used throughout the home to recreate that period feel. By utilizing a combination of Victorian patterns, colours and profile you can transform any Kitchen, Bathroom, Hallway, Porch, Fireplace or Conservatory. Capturing the exuberance of the Victorian era Johnson tiles can offer numerous designs which take their inspiration from a time when the attention to detail, craftsmanship and quality were the hallmark of British manufacturing.Deep tones of blue, green and maroon can be complemented by soft creams and white to crate a true Victorian feel. Although the 19th century was predominately classed as the Victorian period, it was took inspiration from other design influences (Persian, Oriental, Art Nouveau). Beautifully detailed, technically excellent and precision made Victorian tiles capture the spirit of this era, and help you re-crate the unique grace and elegance of the classic English house.