Classic American Tile : Remodeling Ideas, Notes, and Tips
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Classic American Tile

by Parameters Construction on 02/01/11

Looking for something unique to add warmth and interest to your remodeling project? Consider the classic arts and crafts beauty of Pewabic tile.

Pewabic Pottery is an American Art Pottery proudly making handcrafted tile in Detroit, Michigan since it was founded in 1903 by Mary Chase Perry (Stratton) and her partner, Horace Caulkins. Pewabic tiles can be found all over the country; from public buildings to private residences, these artisan ceramic tiles are a leading choice for design professionals and homeowners alike.

Recognized for their iridescent glazes (some of which are on display at notable galleries such as the Louvre), the studio was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1991.

Pewabic's century-old expertise enables them to create both modern and traditional tile designs. They offer a variety of tile options and collections including a complete line of decorative accent tiles, custom-designed tile murals, and commemorative and donor recognition tiles. With over 160 unique glaze colors, including their signature iridescents, and a multitude of shapes and sizes to choose from, the possibilities are truly endless.

Hint: Think kitchen backsplash, fireplace, bathroom or entryway for starters. The tiles are good for both indoor and outdoor applications.

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