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Tim Never Memania Tiles on The Life Creative

Go Bold in the Bathroom with new Mermania Tiles by Tim Neve

When I hosted last month’s Tile & Style workshop with The Block’s Kyal and Kara, one of the things I discovered was just how many things you can do with tiles.

Not that it should really come as a surprise, of course, but feature tiles really can transform a space like no other material can. I filmed a recent video on feature tiles if you’d like to check it out here, but this post it not all about me – it’s about these amazing new tiles from stylist Tim Neve.

Mermania Tiles by Tim Neve


Mermania is the name of Tim’s brand new release, which marks the debut of his foray into tiles.

In shades of aquatic blues (my fave palette), these handmade tiles are completely unique and no two are the same. Made of pressed cement, the encaustic tiles feature a chalky, matte finish and have small imperfections here and there to add to their individual charm.

Tim Never Mermania Tiles on The Life Creative

“The coastal-inspired scallop motif is perfect to create a statement in a bathroom,” Tim says, “or imagine a kitchen splashback!”.

These would, indeed, be one of the boldest statements you could make in your kitchen. I see them working better in a bathroom, but either way they are going to bring a Moroccan-inspired mood to your abode.

The tiles can be laid on the floor or wall, making them a versatile style statement.

If you’re keen to find out more, visit

>>> Are you gutsy enough to give a tile like this a go? Drop a comment below and let me know your thoughts. I’d also love to see them in black and white (they’d make for a great kitchen splashback in that colour story!

Outside of writing the TLC Interiors blog, Chris is an interior stylist and author. You can also catch him on your TV screens as a designer on Channel 10's Changing Rooms. If you'd like to book a design consult with Chris, you can find out more here

Comments (1)

  • Jordan Jorgenson

    I do like these tiles and do think they would look great as a kitchen splashback. Definitely better than the one I have now. However, I do run into problems with cleaning the tile splashback I have now. Is there a way to make this cleanup easier and still have tile? I have some friends who recommended putting up a glass covering. What is your opinion on this?


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