Xenia Taler Design Inc., founded in 1996, is based in Toronto, ON. Partners Xenia Taler and Steven Koblinsky collaborate on projects; Xenia designs the images and Steven crafts the tiles.
Xenia and Steven's tiles have been sold and collected for over 15 years and are available in shops across North America. Their work has been documented in various media and has been featured in four books, the most recent being, Print and Pattern by Marie Perkins, Laurence King Publishing, 2010, and Olivier Dupon's The New Artisans, Thames & Hudson, 2011. Their distinctive images have been licensed to create various products for companies such as Barnes & Noble and Urban Outfitters.
Xenia has worked with Aid to Artisans, collaborating with artisans from El Salvador and Egypt, and translating the appeal of their charming wares for a modern market.