Italian style decorative tiles

Our goal is to know our customers better than anyone else, offering a choice of the best quality in tile trends and innovation from around the world right here in Melbourne

Erneste Ceramic Imports 
Established in 1974

About us

Our team at Erneste Tile Concepts are dedicated in offering an inspiring collection of the latest trends in quality tiles and tile products sourced from Europe and across the globe right in our Melbourne tile store.

We are a group of innovators and tile enthusiasts with over 40 years experience in the industry and a combination of sale professionals that come together to provide a selection of cutting edge, quality, stunning porcelain and ceramic tiles to both commercial and residential clients.

Our limitless range caters for both interior and exterior locations, for walls and floors in porcelain and concrete tiles, timber tiles, mosaics, feature tiles. These are just some of the many tiles currently found in our Melbourne tile showroom today.

Visit our showroom and be inspired by our amazing selection on show now. 

Our Story

We aren't just a tile shop, we have a story.

In 1958, an Italian migrant and craftsman Gennaro, moved to Australia to start a new life with his beautiful wife Maria. He wanted to bring the rich history and beauty of Italy he missed to his new home country. He was always inspired by the antique Italian ceramic tiles that covered the floors in the homes and historical buildings from his region.


In 1974, he returned to Bologna, Italy to purchase his first container of tiles and the import of ceramic tiles arrived into Victoria. He opened a small store in Coburg and began to supply tiles to homes across Melbourne. He was on of the very first Italian migrants to embark on this journey

Almost 50 years on and he continues to run his business with his three children, Erneste Tile Concepts mission remains the same from the very first time they opened their doors: "To supply the best best quality tiles from across the world to homes and businesses across Australia." 

So when you shop at Erneste Tiles you are purchasing a piece of history, price and sharing the Erneste's families love of tiles. 

Tile Boutique Network

We are part of the Tile Boutique Australia family. Tile Boutique is a network of 35 independent license tile dealers across the country, working together to bring the latest and greatest selection of premium tiles and products to you at the very best prices right here in Melbourne. 


Our national buying group buys in bulk, meaning you get better value for your money. Our directors travel together around the world, to source the best vest tiles, committing to large quantities to share across our network of showrooms.  This ensures our customers receive the most affordable price for Tiles without losing the benefits of quality and style.