Designa Tiles Queenstown use Devi and Hotwire Under tile Heating Systems. Warms the floor and has a room-Minimal Investment and operational cost. A must, to complete the ambience of your bathroom, kitchen or living space. Providing hidden heat for the ultimate comfort under foot, while removing dampness, condensation, draughts and mitigating cleaning.

  • Extremely quick response time. On average only 20-30 minutes.
  • Very economical installation costs.
  • Minimal addition to floor level.
  • Can be installed in new buildings or renovations.
  • Carries a Full Ten Year Comprehensive Manufacturers Warranty.
  • We ensure the highest standard of performance, safety and reliability.
  • Choice of high quality thermostat controllers to suit your lifestyle.
  • We offer a design and installation service all ready for your electrician to connect. 



Aqua Mix products have  25 + year history of leading the global stone and tile industry with innovative care and maintenance solutions utilizing unique, water-based formulas. Quality, Trusted Products Aqua Mix products for any type of stone, tile, grout and masonry are preferred by professionals and home-owners for their easy-to-use formulas and high-quality results. Aquamix`s biodegradable cleaners - Concentrated Stone & Tile Cleaner, Stone Deep Clean, and Grout Deep Clean- are designed to break down quickly and naturally in the environment. These upgraded formulas provide the quality performance and commitment to more environmentally responsible products that Aqua mix customers have come to expect. Building Green, Aqua mix  have low and no VOC (volatile organic compounds) products emit only a low amount of VOC`s or none at all, helping to provide better indoor and outdoor air quality compared to similar traditional products. 


Designa Tiles use Construction Chemicals Dribond Waterproofing Systems,Repair products,Grouts and Adhesives.

Construction Chemicals commenced in 1975 and have established factories in Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland New Zealand, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. Products manufactured by the company are Tile Adhesives and grouts and also Dribond waterproofing, coatings and sealants for protection of concrete and masonry surfaces. A research and development program works continually to develop new products and maintain latest development innovations. Through commitment to the highest quality control standards, Construction Chemicals guarantee its products quality and performance. You can view all construction chemicals products at  www.constructionchemicals.com.au 


What is the difference between ceramic and porcelain tiles?

Ceramic tiles have been around for over 2000 years.  They typically have a white or red clay "biscuit" with some form of glaze on top.  Porcelain stoneware tiles are made from an extremely finely-powdered "clay" tablet that is dry-pressed under enormous pressure and heat - several hundred degrees hotter than ceramics.  Porcelain tiles are much harder and more dense than ceramic tiles.  This allows porcelain tiles to be made in very large formats that would be impossible to achieve in a ceramic tile.  Porcelain tiles will also often have a coloured "biscuit" that matches the surface glaze, or have a colour and pattern that extends all the way through the tile.  This avoids the common problem with ceramics where the glaze gets chipped and exposes the ugly clay biscuit underneath.  



Marble is a metamorphic rock found in the mountainous regions of many countries of the world. Marble quarried in India, China, Italy, Turkey and Spain represents the majority of marble, in terms of volume, that is utilized worldwide. Because of its beauty and elegance, marble is a popular choice for countertops, floors, foyers, fireplace facings, fire hearths, walls, and windowsills. Many marbles are well suited for wet area application, which extends the versatility of this material to include baths and showers.


Granite is an igneous rock that is the result of hundreds of millions of years of creation. Nature has given us this exceptional product with its multitude of colours and we are forever learning how to use and enjoy it. It is among the hardest of natural stones and is used for many applications including structural works due to its high compressive strength and durability.


Limestone is a sedimentary rock that has been formed over millions of years at the bottom of lakes and seas. Often limestone can be found with fossils (e.g. Jura limestone which clearly shows the sedimentary nature of the material.) Limestones vary in hardness (density) depending on their age and formation.


Sandstone  is a sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand-sized minerals or rock grains. Most sandstone is composed of quartz and/or feldspar because these are the most common minerals in the Earth’s crust. Like sand, sandstone may be any colour, but the most common colours are tan, brown, yellow, red, gray, pink, white and black.


Travertine is a banded, compact variety of limestone commonly formed along streams, where there are waterfalls or around hot or cold springs. The holes in travertine were created by carbon dioxide bubbles that were trapped when the stone formed. This gives it an open texture that can be filled or left in its natural state.


Designa® is proud to be a New Zealand agent for Trend Glass.

Trend offers a very fine range of beautiful glass mosaic tiles suitable for swimming pools, splash-backs, and stunning commercial and domestic feature walls.  With a lifetime of experience in manufacturing premium quality glass and tile, Dr. Pino Bisazza and Andrea Di Giuseppe brought together their most passionate and committed colleagues in 2000 to incorporate The Trend Group.  These visionary business leaders have built a company with more than 700 employees across the globe, creating a legacy that meshes Italian artistic tradition, respect for the earth’s resources, and the innovative technologies of the modern world.

The Group is firmly rooted in the artistic integrity of its Venetian glass foundry, the Angelo Orsoni Furnace. These centuries-old materials take their place alongside the most advanced production at the Group’s manufacturing facility in Sebring, Florida, which provides engineered agglomerates to Trend’s resellers in New Zealand.

The following images represent just a small selection of the huge range available from Trends.  For more Trends inspiration, contact Designa® , or visit our link to the Trends website then talk to Designa® about what you'd like. Our contact details are at the bottom of the page.



Designa Ceramic Tile are proud stockist of Teragran Bamboo Flooring. Teragren use Optimum 5.5 Moso bamboo, which grows to maturity in just 5 to 6 years; hardwoods take 80 years. For more info visit their website www.teragren.co.nz


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