Express yourself with Batman Bathroom Tiles

What is art? The age old question that no two people will share the same views about. Is it the traditional oil paintings on canvas or chalked outlined drawings or perhaps it is the modern, more abstract designs? By definition art is simply a creative skill in which an artist – or any individual – is able to use their own imagination; but most commonly it is seen in the form of paintings and sculptures. In practice, it is surely what an individual looks at and enjoys – a piece of art should allow some form of expression and the ability for the viewer to connect with it in some way. That is was Popular Art (pop art) set out to achieve.

Express yourself with Batman Bathroom Tiles

Originally named as propaganda art because of ‘outside of the norm’ way of expression; Pop Art first became popular in the 1950’s. The art movement was set to change the way art was thought about  - with a completely different stance to traditional paintings and the like seen up until that point. It was a seen as abstract art, taking ideas from current advertisements and culture to create something that was about expression and changing the norm. Andy Warhol was a key artist in this movement, taking the most basic of images – Campbell’s soup can – and turning into something more appeasing on the eye through his own imagination.

Pop art has since proved a popular choice in recent times with many home design ideas coming from replica pop art pieces such as the printed Marilyn Monroe portraits that I am sure many of us have seen.

In a spin from pop art, the use of comic strips and characters is also a prominent feature in visual design ideas. Well known characters such as batman and robin have been transformed into wallpaper designs, canvases and even printed onto home furnishing such as cushion covers and wall clocks. Although not to everyone’s design tastes, the comic strip inspired work could bring back fond childhood memories, evoking positive emotions through a fun and vibrant channel.

Are you looking for bathroom tiles that are just that little bit different? Inspired by the Batman Comic series, Crown Tiles offers a range of bathroom tiles to create art that is a little less ordinary. From further information on this range, please speak to a team member on 0800 156 0756.

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