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holiday sparkle - zellige is the sequin of the tile world

zellige, zillij, or zelij. at clé we like to refer to these hand crafted, glazed and hand cut tiles as the "sequin" of the tile world.   we know you've seen them. they get a lot of attention no matter where they are used. cladding your favorite walls- creating the most fascinating floors- or taking...

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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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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 – 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 – take us to emerald city! zellige and malachite in living space south africa

a big thank you to south africa’s living space magazine for featuring our zellige and malachite collections in your july issue’s inspiration board! the luxe hue of green is sometimes rare in the design world but when used correctly, it proves to be a flexible color with unlimited styling potential. malachite is a...

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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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