clé Introduces Eastern Earthenware, Timeless Glazed Terracotta

clĂ© is pleased to introduce Eastern Earthenware, a collection of handcrafted terracotta tiles. Eastern Earthenware was inspired by melding ancient Asian techniques to produce a primitive tile created by earth, fire and minerals. Each tile is hand-formed from rustic terracotta and fired in a traditional beehive shaped kiln, fueled by natural materials. The uneven firing temperatures produce luminous variations in […]

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clé introduces Delft Blue Origins by Forrest Lesch-Middelton

clĂ© is pleased to introduce Origins in Delft Blue by California potter Forrest Lesch-Middelton. This new series of ceramic tiles are influenced by the sacred geometry and arabesque designs found in the Middle East, North Africa and Europe. Each tile is hand made individually, and can be installed indoors and out on floors and walls. The color Delft Blue was originally inspired by […]

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clé Adds Tides Series to Watermark Tile Collection

From clĂ© is Tides, a newly added series of hand-crafted porcelain tiles for the Watermark collection. Designed by Luca Osburn, an avid surfer, Tides adds four new colors, which reflect Osburn’s favorite surfing locations in northern California. Ranging from the fog-laded grey Cronkhite, to the brilliant sunlit ocean greens of Kelly’s Cove and Jetty, each hue represents an environment where Osburn masters […]

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clé Introduces its New Terracotta Tile Collection

clĂ© is pleased to introduce Terracotta, the new terracotta collection of tiles in Antique Terracotta Provincial Red and Belgian Black French Reproduction. The Antique Terracotta tiles in a square or hex are salvaged from antique structures in France where they have graced buildings for over a century. Each tile is textured with the rustic passage of time. The Belgian Black […]

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clé Unveils Zellige Collection of Hand Made Moroccan Tiles

  clé introduces Zellige, a new collection of tile, hand made in Morocco. Curated by Deborah Osburn, the collection of traditional zellige tiles are made from terracotta and hand painted glazes in 21 colors. Zellige tiles originated in the 10th century and the art of their creation has been handed down for generations of master crafts people. The tiles come in […]

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clé Unveils Chinoiserie Hand-Painted Porcelain Tiles

clé  is pleased to introduce Chinoiserie, their new collection of hand painted porcelain tile. Designed by Deborah Osburn, the bespoke collection is a collaboration with a traditional chinoiserie artisan studio in China. The fine china porcelain is decorated with the historic iconography of fantastical chinoiserie images. Song birds, cherry blossoms, chrysanthemums, pomegranates, and butterflies are hand painted from the lexicon […]

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clé Introduces John Whitmarsh Reconstruction Studies in Tile

  clé introduces two new tile collections from San Francisco sculptor, John Whitmarsh. The Reconstruction Studies by Whitmarsh now includes Board Form and Weathered Steel tiles. The Board Form gypsum cement wall tiles are hand cast from Douglas Fir that has been salvaged from old buildings. The tiles are available in the rectangular dimensions of the original wood planks. The raw concrete color […]

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