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Shape Spotlight: Picket

By Kali |

Inspired by the classic hexagon silhouette, Picket slims and elongates this timeless shape for a fresh look. Picket is one of our larger specialty shapes and can be installed in three different patterns, which we're showcasing below because we're all about Pickets right now. 

Braided Pattern: 
Our Picket in the braided pattern has quickly become an employee and client favorite. The organic look creates a soothing effect for both a floor or wall application. 

Tile Shown: Pickets in Sea Glass. Design: M. Walter Design; Image: Chase Daniel 

You could also go for a blend of colors in this pattern: 

Tile Shown: Pickets in Shetland Wool, Gardenia and White Wash

Straight Set Horizontal:
We think that our Picket can be treated as an alternative to subway tile. Install it in a horizontal straight set for a look that feels classic, but with a twist. From residential to commercial spaces, the shape can find itself right at home in this pattern. 

San Francisco's Dandelion Chocolate chose our Pickets in White Wash for their Ferry Building location: 

Tile Shown: Pickets in White Wash

Pickets look just as good in neutral colors as they do in more bold hues: 

Tile Shown: Pickets in Glacier Bay

Mister Jiu's, a new San Francisco restaurant opted for straight set Pickets in Adriatic Sea for their men's bathroom. This installation proves that you can use a large shape like this in a smaller space for a beautiful result. 

Tile Shown: Pickets in Adriatic Sea; Design: Boor Bridges; Image: Patricia Chang 

Vertical Straight Set: 
If you are working with more vertical space or want to create the illusion of more height, go for this shape in a verticle orientation. 

Tile Shown: Pickets in Oyster Shell

Thinking about doing a focal point in your kitchen? Pickets pair easily with surrounding field tile. 

Tile Shown: Pickets in Sand dune

The install below showcases Pickets in a vertical pattern that really adds more height to the space. 

Tile Shown: Pickets in Pyrite; Design: Destination Eichler 

We'd love to see this shape installed vertically in a bold color, like Bryce Canyon: 

Tile Shown: Pickets in Bryce Canyon

Thinking pickets might be perfect for your project? Order samples online 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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