9 Blue And White Pieces That Channel The Beauty Of Portuguese Tile


Tile Tales

Pay close attention and Portugal’s complex history comes to life via its masterful legacy of intricate tilemaking. Individual geometric and colorful patterns can be credited to the Moorish influence dating back to the 13th century, whereas blue-and-white scenic motifs were first introduced to the country by Italian artists. This detailed scene decorating a Porto railway station illustrates a storybook narrative—we take it these walls can talk!


Caldwell 8108F Rug in Blue / Price upon request / feizy.com

Pambiche Tile Collection / Price upon request / annsacks.com

Scroll Arm Chair / $2,470 / susieatkinson.com

Washed Blue Bowl by Source and Tradition / $138 / shopterrain.com


napkin blue trimming

Cotton Napkin by Isilda Parente / $8 / avidaportuguesa.com

Farrow Round Cocktail Table / Price upon request / sherrill-occasional.com

Staro Barnyard Horse Double Old Fashioned Glass / $275 / artelglass.com

Santorini Fabric in Blue Toile / Price upon request / clarencehouse.com

Timepiece Tassel Tieback in Sapphire / Price upon request / fabricut.com