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News and inspiration from the tile studio

Nothing Goes to Waste...

by ava@dws, May 9th 2019

We are an Eco friendly business!

Here at the Douglas Watson Studio, reducing our carbon footprint, recycling, and making use of materials time after time, are all at the forefront of our ethos.

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New--Green Haze

by Douglas Watson, November 29th 2018

Newly developed–our Green Haze tiles.  Colour can vary from dark to light as you like, with an evocative colour wash painting technique.

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Wallpaper Inspiration

by ava@dws, September 28th 2018

Looking for pattern and colour ideas? So are we! That’s why we brainstorm with wallpaper designs, as it gives us new ideas for glaze colours and new colour ways for some of our old designs.

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Delft Tile Design Inspiration

by ava@dws, September 27th 2018

Have you seen a Delft tile design that you like, but it isn’t on our website? Then don’t fear, we are happy to paint any design onto our tiles, as each order is bespoke!

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Delft Layout Inspiration

by ava@dws, September 26th 2018

Ideas on how to lay out your Delft tiles.

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A Collaboration with Robert Dawson

by Douglas Watson, May 13th 2018

Artist Robert Dawson is known for his original take on traditional images and patterns in ceramics.

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Houzz Award for Client Satisfaction

by Janet Watson, May 13th 2018

We have been awarded the highest level for client satisfaction by Houzz!

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Hampton Court Project

by ava@dws, September 19th 2016

A collaboration with Ridgeway Forge, where we created 19 information stands, to be placed around the ground of Hampton Court.

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Yinka Shonibare MBE Project

by ava@dws, September 19th 2015

Creating tile designs based on a portrait of William Morris and his family.

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