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monday mention – eastern earthenware in architects + artisans

for this week’s monday mention, we turn to architects + artisans’ recent feature of our newest line, eastern earthenware. the editor sat down with deborah osburn, our founder and creative director, to discuss how her inspired concept for this product was finally brought to fruition. after years in the works, we are overjoyed...

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monday mention – luxe magazine, hedron cement & a dash of paris panache

what’s black, white, and striped all over? our hedron cement hexagon tiles, obviously! everyone knows how classic and sophisticated stripes are, but this encaustic cement pattern takes the design one step further by adding a modern and parisian twist. these tiles, when woven together, create one of our most dynamic geometric patterns...

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cement tile - the clé difference

clé creates one of the finest cement tiles in the world! this quality still permeates a surface that is muted, varied, matte and silky. cement tile patterns and shapes are already impossible to refuse, but it's the variegated colors that make them one of today's most sought after tiles for both, walls and...

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outdoor tile... from selection to sealants

photos | pohio adams, luc roymans, birch & goldberry one of the most intriguing trends in residential and commercial design is the integration of the indoors with the out. this inside/outside trend creates a fluidity and openness of both spaces.  in the previous decade we saw the formal living room being repurposed...

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all tile isn't created equal: why high end tile is worth the investment

surfaces will be one of the chief investments in your property. they both define and protect your spaces from heat, moisture, and wear and tear. and along with creating heirloom surfaces that will last for generations, tiles are also a major design statement. in the past 20 years, clients in the U.S...

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tile envy: we have a book!

we have a book! thank you vogue.com for introducing our book Tile Envy, to the world. our introduction has been gracefully paired with beautiful tile photos from the archives of vogue magazine. (click here) many thanks to mieke ten have, vogue home editor. Tile Envy  is an exploration of the most beautiful tile designs...

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