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Why Are Large Format Porcelain Tiles a Big Deal? - Tue 16 October 2018

Does size matter? Risqué jokes aside, when it comes to interior design size can be of great advantage. A large-format porcelain tile – and we offer some of the best and biggest on the market – provides continuous patterning and a seamless finish for the most convincing stone or wood effect. We’ve got plenty of big ideas to inspire your next project… Read More

Large porcelain tiles used for a kitchen worktop

What, Porcel-Thin worktops? - Thu 27 September 2018

Natural materials have been a hot interiors topic for a while but, as more people begin to embrace their kitchens as precious family-time spaces and revert back to home-cooked delights, the need for worktops that shout panache while holding steadfast with practicality are top of the kitchen design wish list. The Porcel-Thin collection offers plenty of choice when it comes to worktops that look sensational and do the job. We even offer oodles that ooze opulence. Read More

New leviathan porcelain tiles from Porcel-Thin

The Porcel-Thin Porcelain Tile Collection is Growing - Wed 12 September 2018

Our porcelain tile collection continues to get bigger and better. Quite literally, with the addition of two new Leviathan large-format porcelain tiles. There’s even a fresh face for our 3D Shadow Onyx tiles and we’re introducing the very first slate-effect tile to our impressive portfolio. Looking for something innovative to inspire your next interior design project? Look no further! Read More

A modern office interior

Good Office Interior Design Drives Innovation - Wed 29 August 2018

A Capital One survey found that office interior design is an influential factor for staff innovation and that workplace design is more important than office location. This speaks volumes to developers who are battling with planning permission and building regulations for new office sites. Perhaps a few choice furnishings like an ergonomic desk, natural lighting and attractive porcelain tiles could make all the difference to staff performance. Read More

Digitally printed marble floor tiles

Architectural Printing Innovations and Porcelain Tiles - Thu 23 August 2018

In this digital age, print technologies continue to progress alongside the evolution of building materials such as tiles. And, regardless of the world’s first 3D printed homes and 3D printed “planter” tiles, Porcel-Thin tiles continue to be at the cutting-edge with their masterpiece mimics of real stone and wood crafted using the latest digital printing. Read More

Four different types of marble effect porcelain tiles from Porcel-Thin

What’s the Difference Between Carrara Marble and Calacatta Marble? - Fri 17 August 2018

As we sell an array of marble-effect porcelain tiles of different colours, detailing and finishes, we’re often asked what the distinction is between two popular Italian types with similar names: Carrara marble and Calacatta marble. Here are some top tips on how to tell the two apart and where they might best be used in your interior (and exterior) design projects. Read More

A sunny patio tiled with limestone effect thin porcelain tiles in Bianco Alba colour from Porcel-Thin

Three Steps To Porcelain Paving Perfection! - Thu 26 July 2018

There are a number of advantages to choosing porcelain tiles to replace traditional paving slabs. Namely, they’re durable, easy to install and maintain as well as offering endless style. Here are three steps to get you closer to choosing the best porcelain paving money can buy… Read More

Luxury Spa hotel bathroom featuring marble effect porcelain tiles

Porcelain Tiles Prove Perfect for Hotels - Mon 23 July 2018

Our large-format marble-effect porcelain tiles are proving extremely popular for the commercial sector, especially hotels. As are our cement-look porcelain tiles, which offer urban-chic for up-to-the-minute interior style. But don’t just take our word for it, look at what was achieved when our tiles were used for this Welsh wonder of a spa hotel… Read More

Are You A DIY Disaster?

Say Hello to Approved Tiling Contractors and Goodbye to DIY Disasters - Thu 12 July 2018

New research reveals that half of UK adults believe themselves to be DIY disasters while almost half have never dared redecorate their homes. We’re glad to say, that with the availability of our approved tiling contractors throughout the UK, you’ll never have to go down that particular renovation route alone. Read More

Large onyx effect porcelain floor tiles in an entrance hall

Leviathan Tiles Make Big Entrance at London Luxury Pad - Thu 28 June 2018

When thin porcelain tiles were chosen for the interiors of the apartments within a lavish North London development, our extra-large Leviathan tiles were the only choice for a big first impression. The Porcel-Thin love didn’t stop there for this city developer, our Jerusalem limestone effect tiles and Mona Lisa travertine look tiles were chosen for other rooms owing to their opulent wow-factor! Read More

Examples of commercial interiors featuring large thin porcelain tiles

Porcel-Thin Cracks Commercial Interior Design - Fri 15 June 2018

Our large-format porcelain tiles are hot-stuff as far as the commercial interior design, and exterior design, industry is concerned. Not only are they loaded with durability and usability but they offer maximum style and a luxury finish that can only bring your interior design project the extra prestige it deserves at a price you and your clients can afford. What’s more, the wafer thin nature of Porcel-Thin tiles makes them ideal for covering lightweight stud walls quickly and easily. Trust us, our thin porcelain tiles are taking the commercial interior design market by storm and they’re here to stay. Read More

The 2018 Trimline Tilers Event

Porcel-Thin Cut and Finish Tiles in a Snip at Trimline - Thu 31 May 2018

Just as seasoned stylists get snap-happy and create amazing results in hair salons, our approved tilers know how to cut and finish porcelain tiles to perfection – without a razor or tile trim in sight! Here are the highlights from May’s Trimline event for the barbers of the building world, if you will… Read More

Kitchen backsplash ideas using porcelain tiles

Backsplash Ideas to Update Your Kitchen Design - Sun 20 May 2018

When you think of a classic kitchen backsplash, images of mosaic tiles will likely spring to mind but the Porcel-Thin team has plenty of backsplash ideas that will bring your kitchen design bang up-to-date – and there’s not an outmoded mosaic in sight. Read More

Large tiles for small bathrooms

Large Format Tiles for Small Bathroom Spaces - Tue 15 May 2018

We’ve all done it, lusted over the interior design magazines and wondered what if the bathroom were bigger, it would really pull that look off? But what if we told you everything you desire is now at your fingertips? Porcel-Thin’s large-format porcelain tiles can be used in small spaces to execute big ideas and to achieve your ideal bathroom; you just need to think outside the (small) box! Read More