Get Inspired By Mir Mosaic’s New Piccadilly Picket Tiles
Of all the streets in London, Piccadilly might be the most iconic one: from famous hotels to luxurious shopping, from world-class museums to royal parks, that neighborhood has it all. It is believed to be named after the “piccadill” – a pointed collar that was very popular in the 17th century. The term originated from the Welsh word pica meaning pointed.
It, then, comes as little surprise that this is precisely how Mir Mosaic’s picket tile collection came to be called Piccadilly. With the elongated tile body, it, like the London street itself is similar to a pointed collar. What’s more? Each tile is sure to dress up the walls of your next project in the most dapper way, darling.
Let’s jet set set to London’s Piccadilly street together, shall we?
Green Picket Tiles For Green Park Strolls
First stop: Do you fancy a park frolic? Because one of the many sights to admire (which we do!) is Green Park. This renowned park is offset from the famous shops on the street and lined with gorgeous greenery. Think trees arching into walkways.
Well, while you may not be able to gallivant to Piccadilly’s famous Green Park, you can very well enjoy the same view with our Aqua picket tiles! These stunning picket hex tiles can craft a seemingly stroll-worthy aesthetic in any bathroom, kitchen or family room with their trend-setting shade of blue-light green. Available in both a matte and gloss finish, expect these picket subway tiles to make a definite splash in your client’s home.
Dark Grey Picket Tiles Reflect The Arcade Mall Arches
Next up: Where are our shopaholics? For the best in shopping, those in-the-know don’t head to the high street – they head underground! Piccadilly is home to some of the most famous shopping arcades in London. From the opulent Burlington Arcade to the crowded Piccadilly Market, there’s something for everyone. But be warned – these arcades can be a bit of a maze. Which, honestly, is why we love them so much and they found their way to inspire our next tile: The Graphite Picket Tile!
While you may not be able to enjoy the underground affairs of shopping in Piccadilly, you sure can enjoy the architectural aesthetic of them! The Graphite Picket Tile comes in two finishes – a matte and a gloss. You can mix-and-match to your heart’s content (like this bold, beautiful kitchen design did above!) or you can standardized things and choose one over the other. In the end, much like perusing the shops in London, you can find the right tile design for your kitchen’s outfit backsplash.
Navy Picket Tiles Mimic The Albany’s Blue Door
Get together and make yourself right at home, literally, because our next inspirational spot behind the Piccadilly collection is none other than the renowned Albany Apartments. Albany is one of the most famous and well-known residential addresses in London, and Piccadilly’s Albany apartments are some of the most sought-after properties in the city. Situated in a prime location just off Piccadilly Circus, the Albany has long been a favourite haunt of the rich and famous, and its luxurious apartments are highly prized by both celebrities and moguls. With their opulent interiors and lavish fittings, the Albany apartments offer a glimpse into the lives of the super-rich, and provide a tantalizing taste of the high life for those who can afford to live there. As for our personal favorite part of this complex? The blue doors.
On the facade of The Albany you’ll see beautiful blue doors that greet guests. While you may not be one of those guests, you can still incorporate a bit of that fancy feel with our Navy Picket Tiles in the Piccadilly collection. These tiles can complement nearly any design style and bring a lush statement into a space. Available in both a matte and gloss finish, go on, incorporate a side of luxury in a seemingly simple way.
Pearl White Picket Tiles After The Wellington Arch
We now arrive at The Wellington Arch. The Wellington Arch, located in Hyde Park, London, is a striking monument to the Duke of Wellington. The arch was designed by Decimus Burton and completed in 1828. It is constructed from Portland stone and features a capital city on each side. The arch was originally intended to be integrated into a triumphal screen for Buckingham Palace, but the designs were changed and it was instead erected as a standalone structure. Today, the Wellington Arch is one of London’s most popular tourist attractions, with visitors able to enjoy panoramic views of the city from the top of the monument. It’s therefore with little wonder why a sleek, pearl tile would get inspiration from such a wonder!
All-white interiors can be linked to the ever-elegant Wellington Arch with our Piccadilly Pearl White Picket Tiles. These ceramic tiles have texture and dynamic appeal that can replace a standard white subway tile to give a space some more individuality. Take for instance the above kitchen — These tiles infuse a sense of balance to the otherwise earthy, industrial elements of the space. The tiles come in two complementary finishes: A matte and a gloss, which can be used alone or together.
Rustic Tapered Picket Tiles Embody The Maison Assouline Bookshop
If there ever was a tile designed for book lovers, it would be this one, taking an abundance of intrigue from The Maison Assouline Bookshop itself. This shop located on the corner of Piccadilly and Albemarle Street in London, is a one-of-a-kind destination for book lovers. The brainchild of French publisher Martine Assouline, the shop stocks a carefully curated selection of books on art, fashion, design, photography, food, and travel. This world famous bookstore also houses a chic café where visitors can enjoy a glass of champagne or a cup of tea while perusing the shelves. It’s clear why we are obsessed!
Like the books that line the shelves in this bookshop, our Rustic Aqua Tiles can captivate and instill a sense of whimsy into your project. With a worn-in look and multidimensional feel, there is little that this ceramic picket tile won’t do for a space. We absolutely love the way it creates a midcentury modern space with elegance in the above bathroom. A perfect fusion of new-and-old which the Maison Assouline bookshop would surely approve of!
Rustic Natural Picket Fence Tiles Like The Statues of Southwood Garden
Fancy a view with some rustic statues? Then let’s step into St. James Southwood Gardens! The St. James Southwood Gardens is a world-famous garden located in London, England. The gardens span over 12 acres and feature over 10,000 different plant species. Visitors to the gardens can take a leisurely stroll through the grounds, relax on the lawn, or take a seat in one of the many beautiful flower beds. The other glorious thing in view no matter the activity? Beautiful statues.
Sure you may not be able to get to this scenic spot on a moment’s notice, but you can still enjoy the essence of it with our Piccadilly collection’s Rustic Natural Tile. With a patina finish, the tile has the same ‘worn by the elements’ feeling that the garden’s statues do. Plus, when used as a backsplash tile the result is endless motion and intrigue. Just look at how gorgeous it looks in this modern industrial kitchen! Pure perfection.
Light Blue Picket Tiles For The Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain
At last, we round off the inspirational tour with the Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain. The fountain is commonly (yet not correctly) known as Eros, and is one of the most recognizable landmarks in London. The statue, standing at over 18 feet tall, which depicts the Greek god of love, has been a source of both fascination and controversy since it was first erected in Piccadilly Circus in 1893. Although its original purpose was to commemorate the life of the 7th Earl of Shaftesbury, the statue has become an symbol of London itself, and a popular meeting place for tourisand locals alike.
Luckily you can bring some of its beauty into your next project with our Piccadilly Rustic Blue picket tiles! Made with the fountains water in mind and gracefully aging statue, these patina ceramic tiles will create a glorious focal point in most any design. Just look at the way it enlivens the shower design above! Like running waters passing through time, it’s with little wonder why we chose to incorporate this hue into the collection.
We’re so glad you took the time to learn about our Piccadilly collection! We hope you enjoyed seeing the pictures and hearing the story behind the tiles. If you’re interested in seeing more, or in getting a brochure, we’d be happy to send one your way. Just shoot us an email and we’ll take care of the rest.