Collection by Diana Budds

Coverings 2012: New Ravenna Tile


The 300,000-square-foot show floor at this year's Coverings (held April 17–20th at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida) was filled with many stunning designs, but an offshoot in an annex at the nearby Peabody Hotel proved to be a cache of creativity. There, a handful of artisans from Virginia-based New Ravenna Mosaics exhibited wares ranging from the midcentury-inspired to the distinctly Moroccan influenced. Click through the slideshow for a look at the designs.

Erin Adams created the Cityscape pattern as part of her first collection for New Ravenna.
A longtime tile designer, Erin Adams began to work on a collection for New Ravenna in 2011.
The "Kente" pattern is reminiscent of textiles—a quality that I really liked.
The Mod Drops arrangement of tiles has a Scandinavian sensibility.
Erin Adams Mod Drops shown in Moonstone.
The jewel tones in this pattern were really lovely.
A neutral array of the mosaic tile by Erin Adams.
San Diego–based interior designer Paul Schatz used New Ravenna's tile for his custom residential projects many times...
"My travels through Spain, Portugal, and Mexico combined with my love of Morocco and studies of Islamic geometric art...
The Medina pattern by Paul Schatz.

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