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Perfectly imperfect

Introducing three stunning new collections on our handmade rustic biscuit

At Marlborough, we are known the world over for our devotion to our craft. We have been perfecting our processes and fine tuning our knowledge for more than eighty years.

Today, we are launching three new collections; a total of thirty-two extraordinary colours on our new rustic, handmade artisan tile. These collections embody decades of expertise, experimentation and passion passed down across generations.

Each tile is individually crafted with a great deal of care, time and attention. The highest quality clay is hand pressed into a frame, creating a thick, characterful tile body with rough edges and an organic finish.

Our glazes are mixed using age-old methods from our bank of raw pigments, expertly combined to create precise nuance of shade. The glaze is then poured directly onto the tiles, pooling across their contours to create wonderful tonal variation.

This process results in natural, beautiful imperfections. No two tiles are the same, and each one brims with character — telling the story of how it was made.

Unique to these collections are four timeless hand piped relief designs: Ettie, a wonderfully intricate vintage pattern; Florence, an ornamental curvaceous abstract; Margot, a pretty, petal motif; and Clara, a fluid wave design.

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Kensington square brick in Viridian, with hand piped Ettie, Florence, Margot and Clara patterns.

Our Halcyon collection features eleven charming, beachy tones inspired by memories of childhood summers spent on breeze-blown English seashores.

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Blush square brick and Saffron with hand piped Florence pattern, both from the Halcyon collection.

The Ullswater collection is made up of twelve harmonious heritage colours that bring to mind the scenic landscapes and misty romanticism of the Lake District.

Our Kensington collection is inspired by Victorian England and is made up of nine jewel-toned blues and greens. The stunning depth of colour across this collection is created using traditional Victorian glazing techniques, such as adding cobalt and copper oxides.

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Ullswater square brick in Silver Bay, Kensington square brick in Dusk.

Explore the full collections here. And if you have questions or would like some advice, do get in touch. We are a small team, committed helping you to choose the perfect tile for your project.


“Your service is outstanding and everyone is stunned by the result. I could not be more delighted.”

Pat Jones

“Marlborough are a trusted collaborator to design unique tile collections which delight our customers”

Rebecca Malon, Head of Design and Product Development Neptune

“We are delighted with our stunning tiles - the colour and finish have brought our kitchen to life.”

Nicky Sweet

“Over 20 years, our brand has relied on Marlborough for specialist colour and glaze development.”

Colin Roby-Welford, MD of Fired Earth

“Superb! Great design advice on combining styles and colours. Thank you for going the extra mile.”

Emma Todd
Marlborough Made