September 26, 2018 getLISBON

In this post you will find the origins of the Portuguese Pavement and a brief approach of the first exemplars that appeared in the city of the Seven Hills. This art constitutes one of the most relevant representations of the Portuguese culture. Today, simultaneously with the emblematic tiles, the magnificent decorative motifs of this artistic and functional element of the urban architecture, are present not only in Portugal, but spread all over the world. Whereas the use of the tiles has several centuries of tradition, the pavement as we know it today, emerged much more recently, being for that reason…