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Azulejos | Goan Tiles

Today’s inspiration comes from one of Goa’s signature architectural styles, tiling.


Hand painted and bright in colour, it is a technique that was first introduced by the Portuguese but which quickly adapted to become something of an entirely Goan characteristic. For it is in those tiny tiles that one continues to tell the stories of a community built centuries ago that somehow still captures all of the effortless charm of Goa today, despite its race to becoming the next cosmopolitan hub.