Azulej - Porcelain Tile designed by Patricia Urquiola for Mutina DescriptionAzulej is a series of glazed porcelain tile designed by Patricia Urquiola for Mutina. Azulej won the 2013 Wallpaper Design Award for Best Trend.The collection's material composition, which is inspired by hydraulic cement, combined with its digital print glazing, offers a modern take on ancient handcrafted majolica tiles. Tonal variations in the glaze, as well as the layered complexity of the patterns themselves, reference the handcrafted nature of classic majolica. The horizontal, vertical and diagonal patterns furnish versatility in application -- supporting patchwork compositions or carefully constructed repeats.ApplicationsAzulej is suitable for interior walls and floors including heavy-traffic commercial flooring applications. It is also suitable for exterior wall applications.Installation + MaintenanceTiles can be installed using standard installation methods for thinset adhesives. A grout joint of 1/8" or greater is recommended. Use high quality adhesive from manufacturers such as Laticrete and Mapei, following manufacturers’ recommendations, depending on conditions. Clean with a neutral detergent.