brick is one of the most traditional materials, dating back thousands of years. as it has evolved over time, it's durability and cost-effectiveness have been a constant, making it standard for building and construction. beyond its utilitarianism, of course, brick in all of its forms remains a pleasing and familiar form, rendering brick equally as decorative as it is functional. while traditional brick installations have previously been adapted to the tile world, most notably in the ubiquitous subway tile pattern, the evolution of glazed and thin brick has only broadened its appeal and intended applications. by creating and offering thin brick and thin-glazed brick, we believe that homeowners can benefit from the unique marriage of brick's reliability and hard-working surface texture with decorative, modern color palettes.
the clé brick tile collection is quite varied. each line offers something different, whether it is size, texture, color or aesthetic. while some are glazed and glossy, others are natural and textural; however, the new generation of brick satisfies traditional needs with modern style. there is a clé thin brick for every use and design.
we've got you covered when looking for a brick with integrity, beauty and texture as we continue to explore this exciting old-yet-new surface.
we scoured the country looking for a thin brick and discovered these foundry flats at a family-run business with a long history of working with clay. sourced from materials located within 25 miles of the factory, the flats are solidly made with a body that reflects a color palette that is both modern and enduring. made from clay and water, foundry flats are a classic american, affordable, and recyclable product offered in an array of earthy hues ranging from a sooty, volcanic black to a mineral-flecked shade of honey.
liberty glazed thin brick
this collection features the quintessential brick shape and size but adds layers of glamorous glaze in an array of deep, alluring colors inspired by early twentieth-century new york city. ideal for where and when you want the durability and promise of brick but still need a touch of shimmer over that classic texture.
modern farmhouse brick
if you are looking for all the function of the trusty subway tile but want a little more surface interest, our modern farmhouse brick has just enough texture to give your standard subway look a huge lift. this affordable thin-glazed brick comes in four glossy colors and one matte finish, combining simplicity and everyday utility to deliver a go-to surface that is classic and distinct.
the first brick tile to be produced at the clé guild is fundamentals, a small-batch, hand-crafted tile that reflects a quiet luxury and is featured in both white matte/white gloss and black matte/black gloss. clay for this line is minimally processed and sourced from the base of the sierra nevada foothills. fundamentals glazes are formulated of natural minerals and pigments, giving each kiln load a small batch, hand crafted feel
the landscapes of northern california are the inspiration behind this small batch line from the clé guild, with a gentle nod to the artistry and aesthetic of california’s influential mid-century craft movement. these thin bricks offer a unique range of texture, variegation, sheen and color that are equally at home in both traditional and modern settings.
at clé we've got you covered when looking for a brick with integrity, beauty and texture and we continue to explore this exciting old-yet-new surface.