STUDIO DIRECT . BETTER TILE
CUSTOM MOSAICS CREATED BY WORLD-CLASS DESIGNERS AT A FRACTION OF THE SHOWROOM PRICE
TDAVLIN has built a reputation for creating exquisite gold and platinum tile through an exclusive 10 year partnership with Ann Sacks (a divison of Kohler ). Our Unique handmade tile designs have been a part of some of the most magnificent interiors all over the world, in th ehomes of Cameron Diaz and Jay Z and destinations like the Starbucks at Caesars Palace and the Ritz-Carlton Waikiki. The acquisition of our new advanced waterjet machine has enabled us to grow as artists and designers to create stunning mosaics, which we are now offering direct to the consumer. Creating the most exciting looks offered by a combination of old and new design technology , we provide the the opportunity for our customers to work directly with our team of designers throughout every stage of the design
Handcraft at its finest - Classic elegance inspired by ancient mosaics with the chic of truly modern interiors. Tony Davlin and his team have developed a line of cutting edge designs to make your space unique. Crafted by hand in our Cambridge Massachusetts studio, our tile is a fusion of traditional artisan techniques with the latest in digital technology. Our mosaics are innovative and timeless in their synthesis of both historic and modern design. Our tile collections are lovingly handcrafted with an imagination and skill you won’t find anywhere else. Ours is an ancient art form with unlimited possibility.
Explore a wide range of aesthetics and environments, with our distinct array of colors, infill options and designs. Our work is a beautiful expression of the diversity of our makers, craftsmen and digital designers.
QUALITY In. Quality Out.
The artisans at TDavlin possess rare expertise working with only the finest materials, including Turkish and Italian marble, with genuine gold leaf sourced from Germany and Japan. The Brass/Muntz we use is the same alloy chosen for the 9/11 memorial in New York. Our Mosaics are made to last.
The TALENT Behind the Art
Discover the people, studio and processes we use to create the most unique and sought after mosaics in the US. Every tile is imbued with the passion of its maker. In such a tactile process, ours’ is a personal and special art form. It’s with honor that we bring your spaces to life through truly unique design.Tailored Designs by Top Talent.
Our team is committed to delivering timeless collections for any unique setting. With internationally recognize artisans from some of the top design institutions in the world, you have access to a collaborative environment that can create the perfect pieces for any project.
Tony Davlin discovered the possibilities of precious metal leaf and glass as the apprentice of glass maestro, Pino Signoretto, on the Venetian island of Murano. He holds dual degrees from Tulane University and has studied glass making at the Pilchuck Glass School and Haystack School. Tony Davlin now holds over fifteen US and international patents, including a proprietary process to adhere precious metal to glass, and packaging technology. T.Davlin Glass embodies Tony’s exceptional design background and technical know-how, in the production of highly unique, architectural and decorative glass. When he's not running the show, Tony loves to spend time with his cats, Jack and Collins.
Diana Walsh is a visual artist from Boston. She brings her amazing attention to detail and knowledge of our crazy 50,000 psi waterjet to craft our mosaics. She is also highly skilled at gold leaf application, and makes all of the tile for the Ann Sacks lines we supply. Diana is a graduate of Mass College of Art, where she received a degree in Painting and History of Art, and has done post-graduate work at Harvard University. She also curates many art shows about town and loves pushing the boundaries of her own art work. When she's not crafting for TDavlin, Diana can be found painting, collaborating with her art partner, reading, writing, or hanging out with her cat, Ponisha.
Jennie Nusbaum is a graphic designer and illustrator from Ann Arbor, Michigan. Jennie combines her skills in branding with her own creative style to elevate the presence of TDavlin products outside of our studio. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan, where she received a degree in Graphic Design. Jennie has an impressive and diverse portfolio of design and branding from all over the greater Boston area. When she's not designing, Jennie loves to illustrate, throw pottery, and collaborate with other artists on projects ranging from children's books to adult puppet performances... and hanging out with her cat, Jerry.
Jose Luis Garcia del Castillo
Jose Luis is in charge of our digital design efforts. He is a master of Rhino and Grasshopper; allowing us to venture into new and exciting territories with our mosaic designs. His skill and intelligence is a welcome addition to our creative team. He holds a Master’s degree in Architectural Technological Innovation from Universidad de Sevilla, where he also serves as an invited lecturer; teaching workshops on computational design, creative code and digital fabrication. Jose Luis’ background is as a structural consultant for several international firms including: OMA, Mecanoo and Cesar Pelli. He is currently completing his PHD at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. He has no cats.
A designer, studying landscape architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Carlo is versed in Rhino and digital design and likes working with mixed materials including concrete and wood. When Carlo isn't designing and playing around in Rhino, he loves to nap with his cat, Buttercup.