slate: stone tile fired in the earth’s kiln
Feb 26th, 2019
slate is the product of the geologic forces that build mountains. as the tectonic plates buckle and fold, heat and pressure beneath the earth's crust turn mineral clay and volcanic dust into solid stone.
zellige: the perfectly imperfect tile
Feb 11th, 2019
our love affair with zellige began 25 years ago when clé founder deborah osburn met a tile producer from morocco. his handcrafted wares were astonishingly beautiful, with jewel-tone glazes that varied like so many leaves or flower petals, and organic surfaces randomly pocked by exploding olive pits.
the clé guide to: tiling the fireplace
Dec 27th, 2018
whether you choose to tile the surround, the mantel or the fireplace hearth, many of clé’s tiles can be used for these surfaces.
the alluring alchemy of eastern earthenware
Dec 7th, 2018
clé’s eastern earthenware line is a celebration of the power of fire and clay and the primal transformation that occurs when the two combine.