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About Us

Our story

Backed by 25 years of experience in porcelain tile manufacturing, Kaolin celebrates the engineering and craftsmanship behind each individual tile. We own a leading manufacturing plant and will only bring out products from China’s best brands. Our vision is to deliver nothing less than excellence in quality, innovation, variety and service. Our vision is to become an integral part of Australia’s future architectural canvas by focusing on our valuable partnerships with our clients.

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Property development experience

Kaolin Tiles was founded in 2020 by Anton and Rita. After years of property development experience, where they still run a successful business with Chosen Group, they realised, that tiles are one of the most important feature of everyone’s home. It is a material that defines your home, defines every single room and differentiates from any other interior or home, and it is not unlikely that it will be seen by several generations.

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As developers, Anton and Rita, are always making sure that the finishes of each development are state-of-the-art, with high selection criteria for every single item including tiles. It is frustrating to see tiles treated as a staple construction material without seeing the bigger picture. That is why they established Kaolin, to provide an abundance of options in tiles and bring the best of the best to Australia.

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FAMILY MANUFACTURER IS AWARDED TOP 10 BRAND IN CHINA

Rita is originally from Foshan China, from where 8 out of 10 of China’s top tile brands originate. Her family’s business Guanxing Ceramic is one of the top 10 and was recognised as one of the most innovative brands in 2020. Foshan is the ceramic capital of China and is also called the Silicon Valley of Porcelain. They understand the importance of tiles in every single space and revere them like jewellery.

“CREATIVITY IS INTELLIGENCE

HAVING FUN.”

— ALBERT EINSTEIN

CULTURAL BACKGROUNDS IN ASIA & EUROPE

Anton and Rita have spent a significant time of their life in Europe and Asia, exposed to many different cultural and artistic influences. It has driven them to understand and build on the different styles and fashion trends within the tile industries of Europe, Asia and Australia by handpicking sophisticated and unique selections to please and intrigue the local market.

“CREATIVITY IS INTELLIGENCE

HAVING FUN.”

— ALBERT EINSTEIN

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From their years of living in Belgium, they understand that the idea ‘less is more’ isn’t about just having a plain white box as a cool ultra-modern space. It is that simplicity allows us to focus on the room’s true purpose and function, along with the beauty of its curated finishes. The everyday look and touch points are what deserve most effort.

WE PROVIDE

Kaolin leads the industry in mimicking natural stone in its highest form, resulting from long-term research, development and investment in cutting-edge technology, which has reached a point where it not only allows us to replicate natural form – it allows us to enhance it.

We are changing the landscape of residential and commercial design, offering beloved stone, material and textile looks in an epic range of shapes and sizes. This is a coup for architects and designers, who can enhance their projects with looks that have previously been too difficult to source. Visit our showroom to witness the different characters of our pieces first-hand, to find the ones that will establish the perfect mood of your home, commercial environment or project.