CONTAINER TILES - reconstruction studies - sample container tiles

reconstruction studies - sample container tiles

john whitmarsh - reconstruction studies - sample container tiles

SKU #JW42003
Regular price
$ 10.00 each ($ per SF)
per SF
minimum order
tiles per box
tiles per SF
tiles* (~ SF)

availability: 11 pieces left

special order 6-8 weeks

ships in 6-8 weeks

want another size or color of this pattern? fill out a custom inquiry


inspired by the multi-colored checker-boarding of large container ships coming in and out of the San Francisco bay, John Whitmarsh's renowned container tile collection for clé is the 2nd collection of Whitmarsh's reconstruction studies series.

made from the actual containers that have traveled around the globe from port to port, Whitmarsh's captivating tiles are cut from "retired" steel containers aged by weather on the high seas.

a mosaic of tiles celebrating the magic of a world that is connected by container shipments, rust stains, dings, scratches, and numbering are all left intact as a reference to their past lives delivering the wares of our vast globe.

sold as a medley of tiles in colors and sizes, the tile size is approximately 2"x9".


what is the best way to install john whitmarsh tiles?
please refer to our "resources/specification" section of his product page.

where can i use these john whitmarsh tiles?
please see the "usage section" of his product page.

how does the tile ship?
clé tiles ship on pallets via ground by one of the best shippers in the nation- Con-Way.

are there any additional fees to expect for shipping?


high-zone delivery areas - fees vary depending on zone

shipping to an island or peninsula

Inside delivery, whiteglove service - add $175 per pallet .

why do you suggest i order 10%-15% more for to my measurements?
there is always the potential of breakage during moving and shipping tiles (2%-3%). also, you should always have additional tiles for making tile cuts during your installation, and to store for possible future plumbing repair needs.

what are minimum order requirements?
25 SF

when can i expect my order?
8-10 weeks

can i cancel my order?
you have 24 hours to cancel your order. all artists' tiles are not eligible for refunds or exchanges.

are there trade discounts?
yes, please send us an email for your trade discount to

do you sell internationally?
yes, however, there are minimum orders for international shipping, depending on location (outside North America).


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