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Whiteworks: Installation Explorations as a Design Element

 (above) weathered white 4x4 zellige; design: Jill Sharp Studios / photo: Brian Bieder   At clé, our passion for white tile knows no bounds, ranging from the functional to the fantastical and everything in between. In previous posts, we've introduced our unparalleled collection of white tile, a curation we’ve dubbed whiteworks, looked at the...

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Whiteworks: What's Your White Tile Profile?

  We've spent the last few posts looking at the surprisingly diverse world of white tile at clé – a wide-ranging collection we've dubbed whiteworks—and talking about how different types of tile express different aspects of this perennially popular hue. Now it's time to get down to brass tacks and determine the...

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Whiteworks - Exploring Color

White Isn't a Color. It's Every Color.  What is white? It seems like a straightforward question, but in the world of tile, it turns out, the answer is anything but simple. In every discussion of white, you'll find "experts" who opine that it's not a color at all, but rather the absence...

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Whiteworks — Exploring Materials

A Different Dimension of White (above) clé's modern farmhouse brick in matte white, design: Sarah Sherman Samuel / photo: Stoffer Interior Photography Continuing our exploration of clé's Whiteworks — our extraordinary, expansive and passionately curated collection of white tile — we examine how different materials express different facets of white. Unlike your...

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Whiteworks - the white pages

When we think of tile, it is often in hues we associate with ceramics—from warm earth tones to vibrant glimmering glazes and designs with endless pattern potential. But if you're planning a tile project, odds are good you're considering white. White tile is a perennial favorite of homeowners and designers alike for...

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