Travel with us as we explore the country, the people, and the food of Spain, while highlighting the hand-crafted tile that can be admired in and around historic basilicas, as well as the full spectrum of tile-incorporating designs that can be seen within its most modern of architectural structures.
Real Monasterio del Escorial, Madrid, Spain. If those stone floors could only talk!
Alhambra, Granada by Ed Latawiec...how little Moorish design has changed...built by the Moroccans in Spain, built by the Moroccans in Morocco
Casa Macaya, Barcelona, Spain. Declared a Cultural Asset of National Interest, the Macaya house was finished in 1901. The architect, Josep Puig i Cadafalch, revived the grandiose of the Gothic style with his design of the facade. Arches & columns are intricately carved & decorated by ironwork next to white stucco walls with elaborately engraved designs. barcelona architecture, architects, window, facad, architecture barcelona, entrance doors, josep puig, casa macaya, barcelona spain
Casa Macaya, Barcelona, Spain. Declared a Cultural Asset of National Interest, the Macaya house was finished in 1901. The architect, Josep Puig i Cadafalch, revived the grandiose of the Gothic style with his design of the facade. Arches columns are intricately carved decorated by ironwork next to white stucco walls with elaborately engraved designs.
Castle of Xàtiva, near Valencia, Spain
Tile mosaic from the Alhambra. Why is the Alhambra on 1001 Arabian Nights' board when it's in Spain ? Because it was built by the Moors, it's the top of Islamic art in Spain, and it's just gorgeous and I want to go there. So there. Now enjoy the next few pins because it's about to get real, y'all. textiles islamic, mosaic patterns, arabian nights, outside kitchens, ceramics, card patterns, alhambra tiles, islamic patterns, islamic art
Tile mosaic from the Alhambra
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gaudi • barcelona, spain • brian ritchie At first I pinned this on fabulous floors but I guess it is a road since there are cars on it in a distance. Gorgeous either way! pavement tile, tin ceilings, pattern, ceiling tiles, amazing tiles, gaudi tiles, textured tiles, barcelona spain, barcelona gaudi
Pavement tiles, Barcelona, Spain.
Colorful mosaic tile benches at the beach in Benidorm, Spain.
17th-Century palace in Seville designed by Lorenzo Castillo.