Will blue-and-white Delft tile always endure?
I keep expecting to read that it’s passé. Instead, iconic cobalt blue-and-white Dutch tiles continue to be chosen for kitchens whether the ceramics are made in Morocco, Texas, France or The Netherlands. While the look screams ‘traditional’ it always feels fresh. Plus, there are so many variations in the motifs – including genre figures, animals, florals, abstracts, geometrics, landscapes, Chinoiserie – it works with a majority of architectural and cabinet styles.
The all-over pattern of abstract floral blue-and-white tiles [top] marries well with a marble counter and the blue-and- white arabesque design on an adjacent wall.… Continue Reading