Found Space Tiles

April 27, 2011

Profiled ceramic wall tiles

Found Space Tiles transform the common into the uncommon. Designers Stephanie Davidson and Georg Rafailidis developed the tiles after seeking greater possibilities within a conventional tiled surface. Much like appropriating found objects, these tiles are made using the found spaces between bodies and architectural surfaces, turned into positive forms. The resulting tiles are a formal hybrid between two very necessary and basic architectural elements—the body and the wall. Part body and part wall, the tiles echo the presence of a person, a posture, and literally reach-out to be touched.

Made in posture and/or body-specific clusters, the tiles are designed in standard finished dimensions, intended to be incorporated into inexpensive, 15 x 15 cm tiled surfaces.

Contact: Touchy-Feely, Berlin, Germany.

For more information, see Transmaterial 3: A Catalog of Materials that Redefine our Physical Environment

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