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terracotta 101: everything you need to know about this timeless classic

have you settled on our our unique antique terracotta tiles for your project but are just unsure about how to get the installation just right? these unglazed, non-vitreous terracotta tiles, which are hand-formed and fired, are much different than cement so the installation is quite different. below is some basic information to...

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are encaustic cement tiles right for me?

cement tiles may be new to you, but in other parts of the world they have graced the halls and walls of fine homes and cool cafes to regal hotels and stately institutions. however, most people know very little about these historic tiles. if you’ve been wanting to add cement tiles to...

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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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monday mention – luxe magazine sf crazy for clé decorative tiles

a recent press mention in luxe magazine featured two of our favorite new releases: erica tanov’s artist cement tile and our new french reproduction belgian black terracotta. although there is unequivocal value in high-quality utilitarian tiles, sometimes we forget that the right tile can be used equally as statement pieces. clé tiles inhabit the...

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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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