Design Buy Build Issue 27 2017 - Page 26

British Ceramic Tile Specification launch new product and get collaborative at Clerkenwell Design Week 2017 F or Clerkenwell Design Week that communicated the positivity and joy that If you were unable to visit the BCT London 2017 British Ceramic Tile has comes from working together. Dave will also Hub during the festival don’t worry – you can put together a full schedule of showed at the CDW venue Platform, in the visit the Seward Street space and see both events and commissioned bespoke House of Detention. artworks anytime Monday to Friday, as both are staying put, having proved so popular! artworks to celebrate their second year as part of London’s fastest growing design In addition, mosaic artist Robert Lally festival. created a bespoke piece, dedicated to the immediate area of Clerkenwell. Robert works Amongst the various pieces of special art with ceramic and glass to create incredible created for the fair are new additions to portraits and murals using shards of tile. He British Ceramic Tile Specification ranges, has created works for many celebrity athletes namely Geode Structured Quartz, The and his works have been commissioned by Feature Tile Anthology and in a new direction the David Lloyd leisure group. for the tile manufacturer Reclaimed Wood. On Thursday morning BCT Spec hosted a The Feature Tile Anthology glass tile design workshop, talking a group of enthusiasts through the process of creating British Ceramic Tile pride themselves not textured glass tiles. The group, who had only on being the No.1 manufacturer of booked their places on the very popular ceramic and glass tiles in the UK, but also on workshop, got their hands dirty, carving their their obsessive focus on supporting clients own designs into tile ‘biscuits’ to be fired on projects. This is all about collaboration. into coloured glass by British Ceramic Tile Dave Hughes pieced together, brick by brick, Specifications expert technicians. a large sculpture using 12,000 LEGO bricks 26