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How to Use Grout as a Design Element in Tile Installation

Some of the most common questions our design experts get aren’t actually about tile. In fact, they revolve around grout. Surprising? Not to us, because of two key factors:  Grout is an essential part of the installation process, and Grout isn't confined to just installation. It can be so much more.  When...

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installation tips for zellige

photos: Zio & Sons   Where can I use zellige? We often get asked this question. Much of the rest of the world has been living with tile for centuries. It’s what makes us fall in love with the terrazzo-lined streets of Italy and the zellige tiled floors and walls of Morocco....

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clé tile Installation Feature: Anthony D’Argenzio Captures Vintage Charm in Modern Bathroom Renovation

When Anthony D'Argenzio of Zio & Sons collaborated with clé on a line of zellige tiles, he was looking to create an updated, modern take on classic old-world patterns, while still honoring the tile’s long heritage. This approach of combining the old with the new was also how he tackled the design of his...

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clé conversations: Shoshana Ross

In this “clé conversations” series, we spoke with customer Shoshana Ross. interestingly, Shoshana is not a designer (at least not in this life). She shared how she was introduced to clé (hint: a chocolate shop is involved), what drew her to the tile, and why her experience, overall, was so delightful. above:...

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The Bull in Bullnose: clé Tile's Alternative to Trim

The Bull in Bullnose: clé Tile's Alternative to Trim The no-trim approach to tiling has long been in place around the world for centuries. Yet, many of our customers assume they need trim to complete the look. While trim can create the appearance of a “finished” look, in certain circumstances there are...

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clé tile Installation Feature: Sarah Sherman Samuel Shares Her Bathroom Renovation

When clé's founder Deborah Osburn first started in the design world 30 years ago, she knew experimentation and pushing the boundaries of tile was necessary for creating something special.   Fast forward to today, where designing and curating the most creative tile collections is only half of clé Tile's design goals. At clé,...

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