Totally tiled

13 Jun
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Decorative frieze – Carrer Torres i Amat

Happy Wednesday! Today’s post is totally tiled – from top to bottom and spaces in between – enjoy!

Starting at the base of the domed roof of a lovely church on Plaça de Castella, where tiles have been used in a diamond pattern, and some 70s delights on the floor of the shop where I buy my electric supplies, on Carrer del Carme. Cute, aren’t they?

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Funky flooring – Carrer del Carme

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Decorative frieze :: 2 – Carrer Santa Llucia

In the lush courtyard of the Arxiu Històric de la Ciutat de Barcelona pretty flower tiles with profuse floral arrangements inset into them are a testimony of the skills of those who created these beauties centuries ago.

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Flowery tiles – Carrer Santa Llucia

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Left behind – Plaça de Sant Cugat

Left behind at the top of the walls of a torn down building, old bathroom tiles add a touch of smooth to a lot of rough, while some very old and simple, rustic flower tiles remain on the ledges of a couple of windows at the Picasso Museum to remind us of its former, more private use.

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Rustic flowers – Picasso Museum

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Glazed tiles – Caixa Forum

Gorgeous soap bubble colours shine on green tiles at the Caixa Forum, and a series of different, traditional Catalan tiles peek out from under a blind on Carrer Cervantes. Such a lovely surprise to find them used in this way! And each one is rather beautiful too.

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Mix and match – Carrer Cervantes

To wrap up today’s post, art in tile form on a wall that is almost totally tiled. Hope you liked it!

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Tile art – Pla del Palau

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