Sources for Arts & Crafts Tile

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ABOVE: High-relief glazed ceramic tiles by Lewellen Studio.

This Expo in print is an exclusive list of contemporary art-tile manufacturers. Their beautiful tiles are suitable for Bungalows and Craftsman houses, for Tudors, Spanish Revival and California homes, and for new buildings of the Arts & Crafts Revival.

Art Tile

American Restoration

American Restoration Tile

American Restoration Tile
11416 Otter Creek South
Mablevale, AR 72103
(501) 455-1000
Will match existing old tiles, and produce custom tiles in old designs and sizes. Glazed and unglazed tiles; porcelain, semi-vitreous, stoneware, and terra cotta.

Carreaux du Nord
2501 Washington St.
Two Rivers, WI 54241
(920) 553-5303
Handmade art tiles in historic and original Arts & Crafts motifs for architectural and decorative use.

Derby Pottery & Tile
2029 Magazine St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 586-9003
Hand-pressed and reproduction tile for fireplaces, backsplashes, tubs, and shower surrounds. Their line recaptures the lost art of patterned relief tile enhanced by a colored transparent glaze.

Designs in Tile
PO Box 358
Mt. Shasta, CA 96067
(530) 926-2629
Reproduction tile inspired by many historic styles. All tiles can be custom-colored with glazes appropriate to the period. Plain, 3" x 6" subway tile and molded trim.

DuQuella Tile & ClayWorks

DuQuella Tile & ClayWorks

DuQuella Tile & ClayWorks
PO Box 90065
Portland, OR 97290
(866) 218-8221
Arts & Crafts tiles handmade using traditional decorative techniques: tubelining and cuerda seca. For fireplaces, kitchens, baths. Also murals, borders, trims.

Fireclay Tile

Fireclay Tile

Fireclay Tile
495 W. Julian St.
San Jose, CA 95110
(408) 275-1182
Designing fine, handmade tile in their San Jose studios for 22 years. Raised and relief designs, cuerda seca, rope tile, and more.

L’Esperance Tile Works
1118 Rock City Rd.
Rock City Falls, NY 12863
(518) 884-2814
Hand-pressed porcelain tiles for bathrooms, fireplaces, kitchens, and vestibules. Expert in Arts & Crafts and other historic design styles.

Lewellen Studio

Lewellen Studio

Lewellen Studio
PO Box 30738
Bellingham, WA 98228
(360) 647-7050
High-relief glazed ceramic and cast-bronze tiles in Art Nouveau, wildlife, and botanical motifs.

Malibu Ceramic Works
PO Box 1406
Topanga, CA 90290
(310) 455-2485
Historical and decorative tile inspired by the California architecture of the ’20s and ’30s, for walls, fireplaces, and fountains.

Metaphor Bronze Tileworks
PO Box 176
Belfast, ME 04915
(207) 342-2597
Solid cast-bronze tiles made from recycled copper and hand-finished in a luxurious palette of proprietary patinas.

Mission Tile West
853 Mission St.
South Pasadena, CA 91030
(626) 799-4595
Reproduction art tile in Batchelder, Catalina, and Malibu styles. Revival line is reflective of ’20s, ’30s and ’40s ceramics. Also stone, terra cotta.

Moravian Pottery & Tile Works
130 Swamp Rd.
Doylestown, PA 18901
(215) 345-6722
Reproductions of the Arts & Crafts tile designs of Henry Chapman Mercer are still made and sold at the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works, now a museum offering tours.

Motawi Tileworks

Motawi Tileworks

Motawi Tileworks
170 Enterprise Dr.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
(734) 213-0017
Tile studio specializing in
colorful Arts & Crafts-inspired designs, rich matte glazes, and elegant architectural moldings for fireplaces, backsplashes, and bathrooms.

Native Tile & Ceramics

Native Tile & Ceramics

Native Tile & Ceramics
2317 Border Ave.
Torrance, CA 90501
(310) 533-8684
California, Spanish, and
Craftsman-style handmade ceramic tile. Decorative trims, borders, pools, floor inserts, murals, fireplace surrounds, and rug patterns for floors.

North Prairie Tileworks
2845 Harriet Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 871-3421
Creates custom tile in a myriad of colors, shapes, and sizes. Original decorative tile, trims, mosaics, and handpainted tile. Restoration, reproductions, custom colors.

Pewabic Pottery
10125 E. Jefferson Ave.
Detroit, MI 48214
(313) 822-0954
Art tile and art pottery in period glazes from an Arts & Crafts original founded in 1903, now a nonprofit.

Pratt & Larson Ceramics
1201 SE Third St.
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 231-9464
Versatile handcrafted tile in more than a dozen style lines and four distinctive glaze lines, as well as specialty glazes.

Ravenstone Tiles

Ravenstone Tiles

Ravenstone Tiles
1633 Cherry St.
Port Townsend, WA 98368
(360) 379-6951
Custom tile design in Art Nouveau and Arts & Crafts motifs. House number tiles, too.

Rocheford Handmade Tile
3315 Garfield Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 824-6216
Handmade terra cotta tile house numbers in classic architectural styles and ornamentation in many designs and colors.

RTK Studios
206 Canada St.
Ojai, CA 93023
(805) 640-9360
Artisan-made tiles in the tradition of the Malibu and Catalina potteries, using the cuerda seca technique.

Seneca Tiles
7100 S. County Rd. 23
Attica, OH 44807
(800) 426-4335
Distinctive ceramic tiles and terra cotta for floors and walls, interior and exterior. Available through distributors.

Subway Ceramics
303 Bruce St.
Verdana, WI 53593
(888) 387-3280
Genuine reproduction subway tile suitable for use in traditional homes.

Suzanne Crane Fine Stoneware

Suzanne Crane Fine Stoneware

Suzanne Crane Fine Stoneware
4225 Earlysville Rd.
Earlysville, VA 22936
(434) 973-7943
Decorative tiles and functional stoneware such as dinnerware, basins, vases, and teapots.

Terra Firma Ltd.
16 Lotus Ln.
Aikens, SC 29801
(803) 643-9399
Original designs true to the spirit of the Arts & Crafts tradition. Embellished in glazes of rich Craftsman colors and complex patinas. Field tile and architectural moldings, too.

Tile Restoration Center
927 S. Homer St.
Seattle, WA 98108
(206) 633-4866
Makes historically accurate reproductions of the work of tilemaker Ernest Batchelder. They also produce Claycraft designs, and custom and original work.

Tile Showcase
291 Arsenal St.
Watertown, MA 2472
(617) 926-1100
Ceramic tile, terra cotta, and natural stone products a specialty, from hand-painted wall tiles to rustic stone pavers.

Tile Source
4 Indigo Run Dr. #4021
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
(843) 681-4034
Genuine English encaustic and geometric floor tiles, for the restoration or re-creation of late 19th- and early 20th-century floors.

Weaver Tile
12000 Sutfin Rd.
Horton, MI 49246
(517) 529-4621
Small tile studio produces high-quality, high-fire decorative tiles in Arts & Crafts motifs.

Winged Dog Tile

Winged Dog Tile

Winged Dog Tile
7366 Center Pkwy
Sacramento, CA 95823
(800) 964-3363
Relief art tile in custom designs. Glaze-matching. Arts & Crafts fireplace tile reproduction.

Product of the Week

Persian Carpet 1

The Persian Carpet

Importer of Arts & Crafts-style carpets: hand knotted in India using New Zealand wool; blend seamlessly with both English & American Arts & Crafts decor from Morris & Knox to Stickley & Wright; 2x3 to 12x15 ft.; runners & custom sizes.