Like we said on our latest Trending Tiles entry “This season the small format ceramics entered with force, for both pavement and cladding.” The health-minded restaurant Freshii took note of this trend for their new store in Wynwood. They used the Italian line U Color with small format diagonal tiles to create a modern, colorful and dynamic space.
The new subway under Second Avenue in New York city debuted this New Year’s Day and it’s a great ode to Pop-Art.
The tile art features designs from four artists who embody the New York culture. They were selected in 2009 from a pool of 300 artists who applied for the project.
Sara Sze in 96th street, Vik Muniz in 72nd street,en la 72, Chuck Close in 86th street and Jean Shin in 63th street were in charge of making art of this daily transit routes. Kara Walker, Zhang Huan and Sienna Shields also contributed some pieces to the stations.