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cement tile feature - "modern roman holiday"

Posted on Wed, Feb 03, 2016

from selfies, to selfeets, instagrammers are sharing their clé tile finds all over instagram. we were especially delighted to see clé "roman holiday" cement tiles adding an energetic vibe to onyx coffee bar on instagram.

it's a great use of an accent color and bold patterned cement tile adding just the right visual kick to a focal wall, to wake up the senses. 

we only wish we lived close enough to sample their coffee. would come in handy the next time we need a late afternoon jolt.

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from chinoiserie wallpaper, to fashion, to tile

Posted on Tue, Jan 26, 2016


Bringing collections of heirloom quality artisan made tile to market has become a deeply personal mission for cle’s founder Deborah Osburn and company. Her newest tile chinoiserie is no exception.

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Tags: chinoiserie

happy holidays from team clé

Posted on Thu, Dec 24, 2015

a big thank you for making 2015 our best year yet and wishing you lots of happiness during this holiday season. - team clé 

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Tags: holiday

holiday sparkle - zellige is the sequin of the tile world.

Posted on Wed, Dec 09, 2015

zellige, zillij, or zelij. at clé we like to refer to these hand crafted, glazed and hand cut tiles as the "sequin" of the tile world.  

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trends in tile - five influences on our new cement tile designs

Posted on Tue, Nov 10, 2015

  1. Where do tile trends start? Is it like food, where lots of trends start in California? Or is there some other influence?

because of the internet- it would be difficult to say that trends are limited to regional upstarts. but i do believe that there are certain global trends that can tend to suit a particular region's zeitgeist, causing that area to appear to be responsible for certain trends. and california definitely seems to lend itself to tile making, and has done so, since the early days when the craft of tile making began in the U.S.

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Tags: cement tiles, art tiles, interior designers

outdoor tile...from selection to sealants.

Posted on Thu, Oct 29, 2015

one of the most intriguing trends in residential and commercial design is the integration of the indoors with the out. this inside/outside trend creates a fluidity and openness of both spaces. 
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did someone say hexagon tiles? 10 inspirations for your next project

Posted on Wed, Sep 30, 2015

hex tile has become one of the most popular tile shapes in recent times. their beloved shape is the perfect compliment to your next commercial design project.

in the following Q & A, clé founder Deborah Osburn shines some light on this trend, and shares her thoughts on how to make the most of hexagon tile in your next restaurant, spa, salon, or other commercial design project.

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hexagonal tiles - what’s all the buzz?

Posted on Tue, Sep 22, 2015

cement hexagonal tiles, in general, have become one of the most popular tiles in recent times.

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cement custom tiles - the ultimate design detail

Posted on Wed, Sep 02, 2015

at the very least, most people love options. perhaps it gives us the feeling that we’ve made the right selections for ourselves.

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all tile isn’t created equal: why high end tile is worth the investment

Posted on Mon, Aug 31, 2015

surfaces will be one of the chief investments in your property. they both define and protect your spaces from heat, moisture, and wear and tear. and along with creating heirloom surfaces that will last for generations, tiles are also a major design statement.

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Tags: cement tiles, world best tiles artists, interior designers

introducing: glazed and confused?

describe the imagefeel daunted by your tile project? or just want affirmation that your tile selections are parallel to your tile dreams?

glazed and confused? is the clé Q&A for any and all your tile questions, as well as fun tile tips to answer the questions you didn't know you had!

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