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ArA Design Studio, Oxfordshire

Are you over white butcher tiles? Yeah, us too. In which case you'll be wanting to check out brand new ArA Design Studio - stunning original tiles, hand-painted in Oxfordshire, from a company launched during lockdown. We love.

Whether you love a floral, a terrazzo or a geometric print, a well-chosen tile can totally transform a space – and we’ve come across a brand new player in the area that we think you’ll love. Actually not just love, but fancy like mad.

ArA Design Studio in Oxfordshire creates these incredible hand-painted designs on high quality ceramic tiles imported from Italy and Spain. Newly launched during Covid, the company has over 50 years experience as ceramic artists and graphic designers between them (including years working for Fired Earth) so they know what they’re doing!

You can choose ‘off the shelf’ by looking through their portfolio for inspiration (well worth the mooch, there are some stunning options) , or if you want to be involved in the creative process, ArA will design, sketch and colour match until you’re entirely happy with your new creation. Once the design process is complete, the tiles are hand painted in the Oxfordshire studio and fired at 720 degrees to get the perfect finish before being shipped to your home. Now all you have to do is put them up, and invite your friends over to gawp at your brilliant taste.


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