Drawing inspiration from the culture, museums and architecture of the Kensington district, Design Coalition worked with us on a scheme involving several of our wall and floor tiles. Behind the main check-in desk and on the front of counters, the 3D Rombini Triangle by Mutina is used to striking linear effect, bringing a distinctly modern feel in crisp white. On the floors of the reception lobby, Design Coalition has drawn inspiration from the grand architecture of the museums surrounding the hotel with the large format terrazzo design Blythe combined with a concrete effect tile waterjet cut to shape. The hotel’s Cast Iron restaurant takes on a classic British mid-century theme and so we sourced custom mosaics to meet Design Coalition’s brief, as well as supplying Lome in the Crochet pattern, a design inspired by traditional hand-painted terracotta tiles. Kim Thraves, interior design associate, Design Coalition, says: “Parkside really helped us to make the most of our tile specification for the hotel, working to source exactly what we needed and offering fast samples. They even met the contractors on-site, surveying the project to check the specification was suitable and gave advice on installation and the selection of the correct adhesives and grouts.” We supplied a total of 450m2 of ceramic and porcelain tiles which were installed at Marriott Hotel Kensington by Charnic Interiors, a specialist hotel refurbishment company.