We are thrilled to announce our partnership with renowned English interior and textile designer, Cressida Bell to launch a collection that pushes the boundaries of cement tile design. The inaugural Cressida Bell Collection includes eight patterns, each with three to four colorways.
Designed for the Royal Academy of Arts in London, Bell drew inspiration directly from English artist Walter Crane, primarily known for his illustrations for
children’s books which often featured flying birds.
Bell originally created this “artichoke” pattern exclusively for the cover artwork of Arabella Boxer’s Book of English Food: A Rediscovery of British Food From
Before the War.
Bell cites crosshatch as one of her favorite motifs, which she uses time and again in her work. She thinks this pattern will provide a classic look and feel to any
Inspired by Bell’s bathroom tiles (painted by her father, Quentin Bell) incorporating mermaids and fishes. Initially, Fish Pond was a furnishing fabric used for
cushions and is now also a greetings card.
This was initially a design for a scarf with bunches of tulips arranged in a fish-scale pattern which easily translated into a tile of a similar shape.
Inspired by her international travels, Bell initially designed this fun, geometric pattern for her hand-printed silk scarf collection.
Originally created for Bell’s client who wanted outdoor furniture with a garden-themed patterned fabric.
This pattern was initially produced as a fabric for menswear designer
Richard James and draws inspiration from an interior at ‘Charleston’ — the house that
was a gathering point for the Bloomsbury Group. It is now featured on Bell’s lamps and