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What Tiler: Rebellion Over Prince Charles’s Porcelanosa Patronage

by | 18th, December 2007

charles.jpgMUCH drama in the world of floor tiling as James Wickes, co-owner of British Ceramic Tiles reacts with dismay at news that rival firm, Spanish-based Porcelanosa has been awarded use of the Prince of Wales Royal Crest.

Says Mr Wickes in the Mail: “When I hard that one had been granted to Porcelanosa I did think it was a bit like awarding the Red Baron a Victoria Cross.”

That medal for valour for efforts in interior design introduced by the Queen Victoria, a woman nowhere near as German as the Red Baron, or the Venetian Red Baron with hints of amaranth, as he is known in certain circles…



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