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Kali Robledo

Kali Robledo

Social Media Maven

Shannon joined the team in 2013 as Fireclay's Social Media Maven. After graduating from the University of California Santa Cruz with a degree in Cultural Anthropology, Shannon pursued her lifelong passion for interior design by working as a freelance writer for Houzz. Her interest in design related content eventually led her to Fireclay where she gets to spend her day spreading the Fireclay word and help get tile to the people!

Favorite thing about Fireclay: The beautiful handmade nature of our tile, especially our new Handpainted Collections.

Susanne Redfield

Susanne Redfield

Creative Consultant

Tile designer and ceramist Susanne Kibak Redfield merges her Danish roots and love of traditional crafts with a modern sense of restraint that brings just enough to the design without going over the top. After graduating from the University of California Santa Cruz in 1981, Susanne started her own business making ceramic tiles. She introduced Kibak Tile through Kneedler Fauchere, a revered interior showroom to the trade, then spent twenty five years in a successful relationship with Ann Sacks. "I began hearing about Fireclay Tile, their sustainable story and youthful energy really captured my imagination, I absolutely wanted to be part a company that really cares about tomorrow. Designing product for Fireclay Tile is energizing, truly inspirational.



Color Spotlight: Warm Up With This Perfect White

Image: Design Sponge

There is something supremely soothing, tranquil, quintessentially elegant about a simple cream and grey blend. Our Express color Gardenia, arguably borders on the perfect warm white. With just the slightest murmur of cream, Gardenia is a super hospitable color when it comes to any pairing. This off-white hue can go urban chic, classy eclectic, or French country without blinking an eye. Lighten and brighten, use cream and grey to create a clean modern space that is calming and embracing. 

Gardenia provides a flawless backdrop for metal finishes, truly showcasing and enhancing the patina and lustrous sheen.

Image: Sanctuary

Switching up traditional subway tile sizes to more unexpected proportions always adds depth and texture.  The backsplash below is a stunning focal point, super modern with the smashing 1x6 pattern, yet inviting and pleasant with its use of ivory, cream, and beige tones.

Image: Backsplash

Tile color shown: Gardenia

Below, in this charming French Provincial kitchen, layered interest is created by blending tile size, a Gardenia-inspired color scheme, trim, stone, and metal fixtures.

Image: Home Bunch

Gardenia pairs up gracefully with any number of our grey hues such as Wrought Iron, River Mist, or Flint.

Here at Fireclay we are always encouraging the ever-increasing popular trend of a patterned floor. The gold mirror frames, cool lighting fixtures, and decorative floor add a posh element to this otherwise neutral space that will keep it relevant for years.

Image: Decor Pad

To create a similar look try pairing our Gardenia field Tile with our Handpainted pattern, Tarragona in its Neutral Motif.

Handpainted pattern shown: Tarragona Neutral Motif

When it comes to Rustic Modern the choice is not always bright cool white.  Gardenia is just the right partner to warm up matte concrete counter tops and weathered, reclaimed, wood surfaces.

Love this look?  Shop Gardenia now.  Need some help?  Simply call, chat or fill out our Design Assistance Form and one of our talented Design Consultants will get back to you shortly.

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