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cle notes — glazed thin brick

brick 101: humble, maybe. but not to be overlooked

(above) clé foundry flats bricks Spare a thought for the humble brick.  One of the oldest building materials, brick was first used about 9000 years ago in the Middle East. The first bricks were made of mud which was then dried in the sun for hardening. (This obviously limited their use to...

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brick tile: patterns to ponder

classic brick is a timeless style and shape, and clé's lines of thin brick offer more options than ever. we have removed the traditional heft and weight of traditional brick and created several lines of thin brick tiles that are modern and durable. whether you choose the rustic simplicity of our foundry flats, the glossy...

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The Modern Brick Guide

 Liberty: the glamorous subway (but still a brick) the glamorous subway—clé’s liberty collection offers an array of deep, glamorous colors inspired by early nineteenth-century, urban new york. drawing on the modern feel of this era of industrialization and urbanization, this hard-working thin-glazed brick is a standard, masonry brick, a size preferred by...

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