Here at Fireclay, we’re always fascinated (some might even say obsessed) to see your top tile choices each year. From your favorite gasp-worthy install to the chameleon color you crowned number one, you definitely kept it interesting in 2022.
So sit back and discover all your favorite moments this past year, including the Fireclay Color of the Year, as we press rewind with the Fireclay Replay.
Dynamic. Earthy. Timeless. Your 2022 Fireclay Aura is none other than our alluring Antique, the most sampled color this year. With its stunning color variation (this glaze is rated V4, our highest rating of color variation), it’s no wonder you wanted to preview the full, glorious Antique-y spectrum in your own space.
If you’re set on timeless rectangles, Antique gives our standard Field Tile a beautiful brick-like look–but this glaze especially shines on our specialty shapes. From Hexite backsplashes to Star & Cross floors, this color is truly irresistible in any iteration.
Whether you had a tight timeline or a sudden burst of inspiration, you loved these products so much you knew you needed them ASAP–good thing everything in our Quick Ship Shop ships in 5 days or less! Here are the top 3 Quick Ship products sold this year.
3. 2x8 in Salton Sea
This soothing shade proved irresistible as a ready-to-ship option, especially in the versatile 2x8 size–you were more than ready to dive into the refreshing waters of our Salton Sea!
2. 2x8 in Rosemary
You were looking for pure serenity, and you found it (in stock!) with our soft grey-green Rosemary. This shade sets a peaceful scene for an elegant bathroom. Or kitchen. Or fireplace. Or…you get the idea.
1. 2x8 in Tusk
Above all, you took one look and fell head over heels for the effortless, versatile 2x8 in Tusk. You knew the glossy off-white color would instantly warm up your space, while the elongated rectangular shape would add a modern touch–and you were right.
Mini Star & Cross
You’ve got great taste–if there’s one shape to rule them all, our stellar Mini Star & Cross is definitely it. This handmade interlocking tile is bursting with main character energy because it steals the show in any room you place it.
Star & Cross brings the drama as easily as it brings a smile to your face. Sprinkle in a contrasting color for a sweetly unexpected pop like the eclectic kitchen above, or stick with a solid hue to let the shapes shine on their own like this stunning shower.
Kasbah Trellis in Neutral Motif
You couldn’t get enough of the bold design on our handpainted Kasbah Trellis in Neutral Motif. Each handmade, handpainted tile is its own unique piece of art, and you were here for it.
Whether you choose to display Kasbah on your wall, floor, or somewhere else, this confident classic pattern has a distinct personality without being too loud thanks to the timeless charcoal and white color palette. Watch how it’s hand-painted at our California factory below!
See even more hand-painting videos on our Youtube channel.
You saw. You gasped. You double-tapped. These three installs were Fireclay’s social media darlings of the year thanks to you spreading the red heart emojis.
3. Aegean Sea Kitchen Backsplash
The bold blue backsplash in this modern kitchen electrified you. We don’t blame you–that rippling color variation on full display in a beautifully symmetrical stacked pattern? *Chef’s kiss*
2. San Gabriel Brick Fireplace
Stacked tall and illuminated by soft rays of sunshine from the skylight above, how could you not love this imposing fireplace composed of our textured Glazed Thin Brick in San Gabriel?
1. Two-Toned Spa Bathroom
Your hands-down favorite install of ‘22, though? This stunning craftsman bathroom featuring two soothing shades and sizes of green tile.
Sarah Sherman Samuel
Image: Stoffer Photography
Sarah describes her style as “relaxed but edited, modern but warm.” This approachable polished look has earned her industry acclaim and an impressive client list including Mandy Moore and Vanessa Carlton, whose bathroom below is truly a work of art.
The style that rocked your world this year? None other than Midcentury Modern. You fell hard for midcentury mainstays like chartreuse and orange, making this our most popular style sample pack.
Haven’t sampled these yet? Bring home up to 5 free midcentury samples here.
Midcentury’s clean lines and simple forms have proven that this is a style with staying power, and tile is the perfect vehicle to express it. From the two-toned brick beauty above to the bathroom below, find even more Midcentury inspiration in our extensive install Gallery.
You loved 150+ colors this year, but one ruled your world: our chameleon green-blue-grey Salton Sea. Was it Salton’s entirely unique hue? The artisanal crackled texture? The tranquil touch it provides in any space? We’re guessing all the above–and more.
This soothing color looks different in every space, subtly shade-shifting depending on lighting, its surroundings, or simply some kind of glaze magic.
Bring home free samples to see what Salton Sea looks like in your space.
And that’s a wrap! Thanks so much for your support this year. We loved spending 2022 with you, and are always happy to talk tile. If you have a project in mind, make sure to fill out this simple form and we’ll reach out with our always-free design assistance. Cheers!