Millions of tourists each year fall in love with Mexican culture, architecture and nature that inspired homeowners, interior designers and producers around the world. As a country that appreciates creative artistry and design, we can learn so much from Mexican interiorism. Although we cannot live in Mexico year-round, we can copy an artistic way of decorating homes and create stunning spaces full of beauty, cheerfulness and tranquillity. The best way to start is to use similar materials, colors and textures like those found in Mexico. With Mexican Talavera tiles, you will feel like South-of-the-border again. In this post, we want to show you how easy is to create Mexican style dining room with tiles.
Beautifully crafted tiles might be one of the most popular ways of decorating the floors around the globe, and definitely, it is of the most ancient. Tile floors were popular back in Roman Imperium, prized by the Moorish kings and later introduced into royal interiors of modern Europe. In Mexican architecture, it is an essential part of the Hacienda style and most of the rustic residencies include handmade, terracotta floor tiles from Mexico. Whether it is used for an elegant hallway or a high-traffic kitchen, tile flooring with a pattern directs the eye downward, offering visual delight to you and your guests.
Some decorative Talavera tiles are designed to steal the show, to highlight the style you want. Other types of tiles are made to give the finished look and their purpose is, on the contrary, not to be seen. The trim tiles were invented to make the tiling surface look flawless, so there would not be any drastic breaks between different surfaces such as a tile and the painted wall. Among the trim tiles, Mexican bullnose trim tiles are one that is being used in most tiling projects. Probably you have never heard of the bullnose tile, although most probably you already have this tile design in your home without realizing it.
Nowadays, the exterior part of our homes is not getting the attention it deserves. We all focus on decorating the interiors and the patio that is a natural extension of the indoor space. However, we should not neglect the entry, including your house's facade and front steps. If your home has a Spanish or Mexican influence, most probably there is an arched entry door with a couple of stair risers that lead inside. Create a welcoming feel for your guests by decorating front steps with Mexican tiles. Our handmade, ceramic tiles are perfect for upgrading any area of a private residency as well as businesses and public areas that need some Southern feel.