I'm picking up an interesting mélange of graphic influences—Art Nouveau and Japanese—in this tile, which is called Fiori. The repeating glass and rivershell blossoms are so static, while the whorled pattern of the 'vine' is quite irregular...a very contemporary treatment. artistictile.com
Leslie Clagett is a seasoned yet passionate observer of the international kitchen
and bath industries, and the founder of KBCULTURE.com. An editor at publications ranging from Arts +
Architecture to Kitchens & Baths, she is also the author of The New
City Home [The Taunton Press], among other books. Leslie has a
tremendous respect for quality design and the people who labor in its
pursuit; her discerning eye has been known to get a little misty in the
presence of true beauty.