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New Surface Aesthetics: Earp

Earp Bros push the boundaries of tiling with porcelain, parquet and stone

Earp Wall Tiles


BY Aniqa Mannan

April 4th, 2013


Earp Bros have created surfaces that herald a new aesthetic for tiles. Their wall tiles (pictured above) are dimensionally textured, changing the play and fall of light in a space. Subtly sculptural, they act as a feature on their own, and with their gentle light effects, draw the best out of other design features.

STON-KER Tiles from Earp Bros

STON-KER Tiles

STON-KER tiles are the most technical porcelain on the market. Developed by Porcelanosa, the tile body has the same technical and aesthetic characteristics as the tile surface. They’re extremely durable and able to withstand heavy pedestrian traffic, making them perfect for shopping centres, hotels, restaurants, car showrooms etc., and their extremely low porosity makes them suitable for wet areas and exposure to harsh conditions. Available in internal and slip resistant finishes.

PAR-KER Porcelain Parquet Tiles from Earp Bros

PAR-KER Porcelain Parquet Tiles

PAR-KER tiles are a porcelain parquet range. They hold the warmth of natural timber without needing any of the maintenance of real wood – PAR-KER tiles won’t warp or rot, and they aren’t susceptible to termites. As with STON-KER, they can withstand heavy traffic and are suitable for use in shopping centres, restaurants and hotels, and since the porcelain is fully vitrified, the tiles don’t harbour bacteria or allergens and can be used in wet areas – the kitchen, bathroom or even poolside.

In addition to the obvious environmental benefits of not requiring any trees to be felled, PAR-KER tiles are a low embodied energy product compared to natural timber. Available in internal and slip resistant finishes.

STON-KER, PAR-KER, and the voluminised tiles: Earp Bros enable you to explore the potential of floor and wall surfaces.

Earp Bros

earp.com.au

Hero Image, clockwise from top left: Helsinky in White, Ona in White, Diamond in White, Dubai in Nacar and Oxo Mosaico in Blanco (bottom far right)


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