Doesn't it seem odd that white, the simplest hue, is one of the most complicated tile colors? With a variety of tints and undertones, each shade of white has a very distinctive look, so it is important to figure out which white is going to work best in your specific interior.
Instead of hopping on a plane to ease our vacation itch we are enjoying island life with our favorite tropical glass hue, Island Flower.
Inspired by the idea of starting fresh, we pulled together a selection of our favorite soft and subtle pastels guaranteed to freshen up your space.
Our fiery red Glazed Thin Brick color, Scarlet is not for the faint of heart. With subtle touches of variation and rich, weathered texture, our red brick is sure to make a bold statement.
With the 2014 Winter Olympics gearing up to start, we have found ourselves inspired by the icy cool hues of winter. These winter tones offer a sense of calm and tranquility to their surroundings, so we figured, why not incorporate these colors into your home for a similar effect? As always, we are here to help, and put together some advice on how to successfully transform your space into a refreshing respite with a winter cool color palette.
As part of our new handpainted collections launching this Spring, we will be introducing a contemporary collection emphasizing clean lines, geometric patterns, and one of our favorite neutral color schemes, gray and white. Follow these 5 tips when using this clean and fresh color combination and you're guaranteed to achieve the perfect amount of contemporary cool.
After hours, days, maybe even months of contemplation, you have finally narrowed down your tile, your color, and your pattern, but now you find yourself asking, “well, what about the grout? For those of you pattern lovers, we suggest thinking outside of the box, literally, and try a contrasting grout joint.
Chartreuse is not a color for the faint of heart. Appropriately named after its resemblance to the green tinged French liqueur made by the Carthusian Monks, this yellowish-green hue is bold, its bright, and it demands attention. So how do you make chartreuse stand out without feeling outlandish? Try pairing the bright hue with a muted neutral color palate. One of our favorite combinations is Chartreuse and a smokey charcoal gray such as our color, Cyclone.
Take these 5 cues from the whites of winter and learn how to successfully integrate white into your home.
For the color obsessed, December means one thing, the reveal of Pantone’s color of the year! And here it is, drumroll please...the color of 2014 is Radiant Orchid! According to the color mavens at Pantone, Radiant Orchid is “an enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones. Radiant Orchid inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love and health. It is a captivating purple, one that draws you in with its beguiling charm.” We are loving the bold choice, and can’t wait to see it making it’s mark on the design world in 2014.
We look forward to the beckoning call of crisp fall air and find inspiration in the colors that slip away with summer. We love how warm greens and yellows make even the darkest days bright.
Here's an excerpt from the incredibly complimentary article posted on 9/5/13
We're SO excited to have just launched our brand new Color-It tool!
If you read the previous post, you may believe that you have a good understanding about Jason and his role at Fireclay. Before transferring to Aromas, Jason worked in the glass factory in San Jose.
We are thrilled to introduce our Beta version of Crush-It, our online custom blend tool for Crush 100% Recycled Glass Tile! Now, for the first time, you will be able to design custom blends of sustainable, USA manufactured recycled glass tile.
Fireclay Tile has been fortunate over the years to be specified in over 100 high traffic grocery stores and many restaurants and food prep areas. In 2010, we have produced tile for already two grocery stores with several more being worked on, as well as numerous restaurants.
Pantone announces 2012 Color of the Year, Tangerine Tango. Fireclay offers stunning reddish oranges within this palette.
We love when our exclusive Fireclay Tile dealers come up with their own creative ways of displaying tile designs. Today, we received some photos from one of our favorite showrooms, Urban Archaeology. Without further delay...
Last week we had the honor of attending the opening launch party for Ciao Bella Gelato's remodeled Ferry Building location in San Francisco, CA. In the Spring Ciao Bella solicited Fireclay Tile for the backsplash tile, focusing on Fireclay's huge range of bright, vibrant colors. This is what they came up with!
Recently the Ceramicists at Fireclay have been talking a lot about glaze color variation and how it impacts our fired ceramic tiles. Our recent blog post on The True Beauty of Color Variation in Fireclay Tile was meant to educate customers about the beauty of color varation and describe the mechanics of how it happens, and today we take the next step to actually showing you color variation and how it impacts each of our colors.
Welcome to Fireclay Tile's Design Blog, dedicated to sustainable and beautiful design for people + the planet. We have invited several of our staff + friends to share their stories and inspirations with us. Do you have a Fireclay Story you'd like to share? We'd love to hear from you.
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