Kubadabad design is named after the art that was developed in and around the Kubadabad Palace, a complex of summer residences built for the 13th century Seljuq Sultan of Rûm.

The star and cross tiles decorated the walls of the Kubadabad Palace in Beyşehir, modern day Turkey. The star tiles were produced using the underglaze technique, while the cross tiles were produced using the lustre technique.