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Tessellated Floors:  Patterns

Tessellated floors are formed from tiles of varying size, shape and colour that fit together to produce a geometric repetitive pattern. Our product is suitable for use in both traditional and contemporary settings and we can also reproduce most original patterns.

Vitrified Porcelain - Made in Italy

Vitrified porcelain is obtained from a mix of white clays coloured with pigments. Vitrified porcelain is fired at very high temperatures and therefore is dense with very low water absorption levels. Other properties include good slip resistance (R10 slip rating), frost resistance, chemical resistance and excellent resistance to breakage and abrasion. 

Our range of vitrified porcelain is made in Italy and has been sealed in the factory prior to firing as part of the manufacturing process. No further sealing is required after installation. Tile thickness - 7mm.

Vitrified Clay - Made in Italy

The unglazed vitrified clay tile (Red) is made from natural red clay. Being a natural clay product it is fired at a lower temperature than porcelain to retain its natural red clay colour. Vitrified clay is dense with low water absorption levels. It offers good slip resistance (R10 slip rating), frost resistance, chemical resistance and excellent resistance to breakage and abrasion.

Our range of vitrified clay is made in Italy. We recommend it is pre-sealed before laying, and a penetrating sealer applied after installation. Tile thickness - 8mm.

The red vitrified clay is slightly thicker than the vitrified porcelain colour range. This difference can be accommodated by the tiler during the laying process. Component pieces for use in tessellated patterns and borders are always supplied as cut pieces.

Areas of Use

Tessellated tiles can be used in all internal and external residential and commercial applications. Due to the nature of tessellated patterns they offer good slip resistance and can be used in wet areas.

Laying Requirements

It is important to employ a tiler experienced in tessellated tiling as it involves time setting out the pattern correctly, understanding where to start and finish the repeat of the pattern, and how to turn borders correctly around corners.

Tessellated patterns and borders are supplied as loose pieces (not on sheets). This is done to ensure that the product, once laid, is authentic in appearance and aesthetically pleasing. Joint sizes between tile pieces can vary throughout a floor from 1mm to 3mm. This is to accommodate any size variation from tile to tile and allows the tiler to open and close up the joints to ensure patterns and borders work. Always allow for an infill tile to be placed on the outside edge of the border. After centring the main pattern and border the tiler cuts the infill tile to suit.

Tessellated tiles can be laid in a traditional bed of sand and cement or a non-slump glue with a 10mm notched trowel. Your tiler will advise you of which method will suit your project.

Tessellated patterns and borders can be made up in colourways other than those shown. We can assist you either in person in our showroom, or via email and telephone.

For general information about tessellated flooring go to the Product Information category.

Reference to actual product samples is recommended for exact colour, size and texture.

 


Chatswood Pattern + Border + Infill Ballarat Pattern + Border + Infill Albury Pattern + Border + Infill Bowral 2 Pattern + Border + Infill Oxley Checkerboard Pattern - Light grey octagon / Super white octagon & dot + Border + Infill Oxley Checkerboard Pattern - Carbon black octagon / Dark grey octagon & dot + Border + Infill 200x200 Dark grey + Newtown Panels + Border + Infill 100x100 Latte + Toorak Panels + Encaustic Inserts + Border + Infill Checkerboard Pattern + Border + Infill 100x100 Light grey + Newtown Panels + Border + Infill Petersham Pattern + Border + Infill Ballarat with Inserts Pattern + Border + Infill Bowral 1 Pattern + Border + Infill Camden Pattern + Border + Infill 100x100 or 200x200 Super white + Newtown Panels + Border + Infill Ashfield Pattern + Border + Infill 100x100 Dark red + Mosman Panels + Encaustic Inserts + Border + Infill Brighton Pattern + Border + Infill Adelaide Pattern + Border + Infill Raglan Pattern + Border + Infill + Steps Bowral Pattern + Border + Infill 100x100 Dark red + Mosman Panels + Encaustic Inserts + Border + Infill Melbourne Pattern + Border + Infill Hamilton Pattern + Border + Infill Fitzroy Pattern 2 + Border + Infill Fitzroy Pattern + Border + Infill Lismore pattern + Border + Infill Oxley pattern - Dark red octagon & dot + Border + Infill Oxley Pattern - Dark grey octagon / dot + Border + Infill Oxley pattern - Soft white octagon & dot + Border + Infill Oxley pattern - Light grey octagon & dot + Border + Infill Oxley pattern - Coffee octagon & dot + Border + Infill Oxley pattern - Carbon black octagon & dot + Border + Infill Oxley pattern - Super white octagon & dot + Border + Infill Oxley pattern - Wheat octagon & dot + Border + Infill Oxley pattern - Conifer octagon & dot + Border + Infill Leichhardt Pattern + Border + Infill Raffles 150 Pattern + Border + Infill Claremont Pattern + Border + Infill Sutherland Pattern + Border + Infill Bendigo Pattern + Border + Infill Brisbane Pattern + Border + Infill Hawthorn Pattern + Border + Infill Newport Pattern + Border + Infill Red Hexagon Pattern + Border + Infill Stanmore Pattern + Border + Infill Raffles 100mm Pattern + Border + Infill Herringbone Pattern + Border + Infill Fitzroy Pattern 1 + Border + Infill