Behind Dewdrop Tiles is Rocío Paniagua, a Chilean-born architect living in Denmark, with more than 20 years experience with architectural consulting and sustainability in construction. The company it is named after Rocío, which means “dewdrop” in Spanish. Read on about how Rocío started designing and producing mosaic tiles.
Driven by her creativity and a passion for materials, Rocío has been crafting mosaics for many years. The decision to create a livelihood based on mosaic tile design stems from an architectural vision: Rocio saw an unrealized potential in how high-quality materials, like ceramic and stone tile scraps, are throw out every day to end as gravel. Rocío needed to act and decided to give them a new life as artistic tiles .
That is how Dewdrop Tiles merges the ancient mosaic tradition with the Nordic tradition for functional interior design in the home.
All Dewdrop Tiles’ designs are drawn by Rocío. Rocío’s inspiration is the fantastic nature surrounding her on her island home of Bornholm. Bornholm, a Danish island located in the Baltic Sea, is an inexhaustible treasure trove of inspiration for the many craftsmen living on the island. You are welcome to visit Rocío’s studio on Bornholm, where she is always working on new creations.
The materials we use in our designs are chosen carefully, with a focus on quality and durability. We collect tile leftovers in a partnership with construction companies on Bornholm. That is because we want to give our customers the option to choose sustainable tile solutions, hoping to contribute to global goal #12.5 Substantially reduce waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling, and reuse.
Dewdrop Tiles can also be found at our retail partners.
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