Tile Makes the Room (Hardcover)
Good Design from Heath Ceramics
Ten Speed Press, 9781607747413, 256pp.
Publication Date: September 29, 2015
List Price: 40.00*
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From Heath Ceramics, the beloved California designer, maker, and seller of home goods, comes a captivating and unprecedented look at beautifully designed interiors where tile is an important and integral part of the design. Tile Makes the Room, by Heath's owners Robin Petravic and Catherine Bailey, winners of the National Design Award from the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, is about exceptional spaces and places--the kind you want to step into and examine each and every detail of--where tile is the main ingredient, though not the only star. From the dwellings of notable designers to everyday homeowners, grand installations and subtle designs all showcase tile's role in the form and function of architecture and interiors. The book, for design professionals and aficionados alike, features inspiration on every page; a look at tile making; a unique perspective on color, pattern, and texture; and public installations around the world to visit and enjoy, Tile Makes the Room is essential reading on interiors and tile.
About the Author
ROBIN PETRAVIC and CATHERINE BAILEY are the co-owners of Heath Ceramics, the iconic tableware and tile company founded by Edith and Brian Heath in 1948. Prior to taking the reins at Heath in 2003, each honed their skills and passion for making things--Petravic in product design engineering and Bailey in industrial design. Together, they bring their creative talents to Heath, honoring the company's long history and unique relationship between craft and production--efforts that landed them the 2015 Cooper Hewitt National Design Award. Petravic and Bailey live in Sausalito, California, with their son, Jasper, and their two enormous Newfoundlands, Carlo and Oliver.