Los Angeles’ character-filled classic homes are the perfect place to introduce handmade art tiles into the design mix. Motawi Tileworks, based in Ann Arbor Michigan, specializes in Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts and Midcentury Modern aesthetics – in addition to being licensed to produce tile based on the work of Frank Lloyd Wright. These colorful, hand-glazed tile, are created using the centuries-old Cuenca technique, in which glazes are carefully filled into the basins created by raised lines on the surface of the tile. Imagine a fireplace in a Los Feliz Tudor or Hancock Park Craftsman accented with one of the botanical or animal tile designs below. A Silver Lake Midcentury Modern kitchen with a graphic tile backsplash, or an Angelino Heights Victorian bathroom with a pedestal sink and tile clad walls, simply superb!

handmade art tiles

This bold botanical Arts and Crafts design would look right at home in a Craftsman bungalow or classic Victorian era property. Available in three colorways, blue, red and orange.

Influenced by classic patterns of Midcentury design, the Hourglass tile comes in Citrus, China Blue, Stone and Avocado. Makes the perfect kitchen backsplash border accent.

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Colorfully Chic Concrete Basins and Sinks

Utilizing the robust material, concrete, which combines the organic characteristics of natural stone with the ability to be cast in a variety of shapes and sizes – Kast’s founder Tim Bayes has been working with this distinctive “liquid stone” for more than 20 years. Kast’s range of customizable concrete basins are colorful showstoppers anywhere they are used. Manufactured just a couple of miles from UK’s famous Sherwood Forest, the factory is also home to a research and development facility where pigments, admixtures and casting processes are explored and fine-tuned. Suitable for the most discerning client, these beautiful basins can be used in historic or contemporary environments where the creative craft of custom design is celebrated. These basins are expertly created by experienced craftspeople and can be delivered throughout the world in a matter of days.

These concrete basins are expertly created by experienced craftspeople

Elm Mini in Ember |  The vivid hue of this compact basin adds pop to any powder room or bath. Suitable for wall or surface mounting, it is sure to steal the show where ever it is showcased.

Luna in White | Stunning semi-circular wall or surface mounted basin with a refined fluted edge that would make any pastry chef proud. Pair it with a black or gunmetal tap and greet each morning with a smile.

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Witch and Watchman’s Whimsical World

Wallpaper can quickly shift the mood in an interior space, creating a world that wraps around you like an experiential blanket. Witch and Watchmen, founded by artist/designer Helen Wilson hand paints each of her amazing designs in oil on canvas before the final product is digitally reproduced onto wallpaper and fabric. Her inspiration comes from Film Noir, think Sunset Boulevard and Citizen Kane – as well as classic Hollywoods’ theatrical mansions and midnight gardens with overgrown lush greenery. A seriously striking statement to customize your Los Angeles home…

Witch and Watchman animal wallpaper

Amazonia Dark Wallpaper | The vivid colors of this wallpaper, make you feel as though you are walking through the Amazon on a dark moody night, you can almost hear the sounds of the owls and peacocks… just listen.

Witch and Watchman Elysian Palms Pink Wallpaper

Elysian Palms Pink Wallpaper |. Lush tropical palms and flowering plants, like orchids and anthuriums, wind their way upwards reaching for the sky on a playfully pink background.

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