|Bathroom - House Ivy Brief|
" Hi Gerrit
I've been trawling the internet looking for specific tiles for my new lagoon farmhouse in Hermanus (Maanskynbaai), and lo and behold, there you were, what a find!
And right there in Hermanus, was clearly meant to be.
We took ownership of the farm 2 weeks ago and have begun the long renovation process.
We live in Kalk Bay, and this will be our fantasy holiday home.
One of the first projects is the family bathroom and I'm wanting a floor to wall tiled panel behind the basin.
Our colour scheme is a palette of acqua, 3 colours from farrow and ball being pale powder, Teresa's green and Green Blue.
I have looked through all the info on your site, and love the colours of tiles on the article about Louise Croxton's kitchen. Below the image of her kitchen, is an image showing a palette of soft grey/blue tiles. Our colours are slightly more acqua than her duck egg. I have paint and swatches for you.
Could you help me?
I know its not a good time of year for any requests, but we can wait.
As long as I plan for it in the installation of the bathroom which is happening in the next 2 weeks.
Any chance we could meet Monday 6 Dec, as I will be passing through Hermanus on way back from our first weekend at the farm.
I will forward an image showing the inspiration for the idea, if not the colour.
I'm so happy to have found you!
" I would very much want a mix of the 3 shades as discussed with you at the studio. I prefer the variations as this justifies the handmade quality and the expense, in my view. To me, they also seemed very close anyway, just hues of the same, could be seen as the same batch, just glaze taking on various depth."
" The tile panel I would like will be 2.6 meters high by 0.8 meters wide. Therefore roughly 26 tiles x 8 tiles (not accounting for grout) The mirror will be O.425 meters wide by 0.85 height so we won't tile behind this (a saving of 4 x 8 tiles?) The wall is actually 2.8 meters high but has a O.2m skirting, reducing the tile height area to 2.6m Can you work out best price for me please!!!"
" Can you give me average size options for the square wall tiles, so I can plan my bathroom in advance?"
Quantity needed: = 176
Tile Type = Hand Pressed
Delivery: Urgent - 10 working days
" Do you have an idea of price per square meter or per tile (sized) so I can budget? Ideally I’d be wanting around 3 square meters worth, for the first project."
"Nice to meet you and sorry for the late reply today, its been crazy!
Your prices are way beyond my budget so I need help!!
There's also plenty to come so hopefully if we can achieve a reasonable compromise, we can do plenty more on the project in the new year."
"Thank you for the discount and the prompt service, please proceed."
" Kind Regards
Thanks guys, great tiles and great service. Peter (recommended by you guys) is installing tomorrow! Can't wait. We are there to guide.
Will send pics shortly!
Suggested Grout Recipe: Tylon Grouting Systems
Unfortunately the image is not perfect - but surely will have a life of its own!