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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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Pick the Perfect Palette for Pairing Paint with Your Tile

  The perfect paint partner for tile doesn’t need to be an exact match. Here, a bold, mid-range color like this blue complements, rather than detracts from, our Cathedral cement tile.   clé’s Benjamin Moore Paint Color/Tile Color Guidelines In a cast of design characters, tile almost always plays the lead. But that’s...

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clé conversations: Jordan Brand, designer

In this “clé conversations” series, we spoke with jordan brand, a serial entrepreneur and house renovator to learn about his distinctive design philosophy, and why he prefers the “perfectly imperfect” over the status quo. above: zellige subway tile in weathered white   Inside Tile Design with Jordan Brand  clé: You’re involved in a...

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Choosing the Right Size Tile for Your (Small) Space

Small space, small tile; big space, big tile... right?  Seems to make sense. But, matching room size to tile size is a myth--and a design mistake we often see. Scale does matter. Taking into account the size of your projects’ space is a good thing. But, tile shoppers who select a smaller...

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3 Myths Around Tile Trim

It’s a widely accepted notion that using trim to “finish” any sort of wall or floor installation is the final, necessary step of a lengthy process. The cherry on the sundae. Icing on the cake. You. Did. It. What many don’t know is that when it comes to tile, most countries do...

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our top 5 memorial day sales picks

Announcing the Clé Memorial Day Sale, running from Monday, May 25 through Wednesday, May 27. For three days only, we are pleased to offer FREE SHIPPING sitewide on orders over $999, as well as a additional savings on our Second Shelf tile (see terms + conditions below). What is Second Shelf?  Second Shelf is...

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