This year’s Real Simple Home kept it coastal cool in the kitchen with a brick backsplash. Stretching from pristine white countertop to lofty ceiling, and framing the navy-trimmed windows, Glazed Thin Brick in sagey San Gabriel shows off its handmade variation and exudes elegant charm in a classic offset pattern finished off with a clean row of vertical Brick.
This isn't your parents' brick fireplace. Glazed Thin Brick in turquoise San Gabriel forms this monolithic floor to skylight fireplace that's imposing yet impressively light—in appearance and practice. Glazed Thin Brick is substantially lighter than traditional glazed brick, resulting in potentially an 85% cost and emissions reduction.
Clad in our White Mountains Glazed Thin Brick, this classic kitchen is a perfect illustration of Lauren Bradshaw's modern meets historic design style.
Lifestyle and fashion photographer María del Río tells her story of culture and heritage with this Oakland mid-century remodel. A kitchen floor of 8” Hexagons in Antique celebrates her Mexican birthplace while Glazed Thin Brick in turquoise San Gabriel highlights her childhood in Santa Fe. Combined, del Río writes a new chapter in California with her partner Jason, son Teotl, and dog Blue.
Quick Ship Brick in White Mountains makes a sophisticated backdrop in this contemporary kitchen. Mounted with matching grey mortar, this durable brick blends in beautifully with a matte finish and characteristic brick texture.
The often-overlooked mudroom gets the Fireclay treatment for a fitting first impression to this Denver home. Glazed Thin Brick in lineny Wind River makes for a warm and welcoming entryway that’s durable enough to stand up to whatever the outside brings in.
Elegant from every angle, this bathroom by design firm Taylor and Taylor is awash in bright neutral details. Glazed Thin Brick in Elk leads off on the shower walls, with sheeted 2” mosaic Hexagons in Daisy decorating the shower floor. Stepping out, grab a towel and take in handpainted Summit Tiles in White Motif that cap off this masterful bath.
This Portland homeowner tells a Pacific Northwest story in her contemporary bathroom with Glazed Thin Brick in contrasting Olympic and Elk rising to the timbers and mossy Eucalyptus Tile finishing off the shower floor.
A tiled shower niche ingeniously functions as a focal point for this glazed thin brick guest bathroom, designed by Claire Thomas of The Kitchy Kitchen. Thick bands of grout lend the space an architectural feel.
Thoughtfully layered textures like light wood finishes and rustic glazed thin Brick lend this Palo Alto coffee shop an earthy yet ever-so-airy atmosphere.