Handmade Tile

At least that is what happened to me when I opened an email and saw this amazing art tile installation. Every time I open up installation pictures from a customer, it feels like Christmas morning.  Especially when the installation is beautifully done and the pictures are good quality, as is the case with these bathroom pictures from John Ueng-McHale, which feature my 3"x6" vine tiles: This bathroom is a classic; I love the old-fashioned subway tiles in white.  And check out the amazing, retro black, white and grey hex tiles on the floor: I think the art tiles add just...

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I am pleased to announce that, for the first time ever, Emu Tile will be featured at the Annual benefit, "Gifts from the Heart of Nauture", at the Holden Arboretum in Kirtland, Ohio.  By attending this event, you can help preserve the natural beauty that is the Arboretum, and support independant artists like me :-)  Thank you to all who attend! See for more information http://www.holdenarb.org/

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I am pleased to announce that Emu Tile is now available at the "Springs Gallery" in beautiful downtown Yellow Springs, Ohio.  If you are in the neighborhood, stop in and check out the diverse collection of work by local and regional artists.

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Halloween is close, and let's look at some of our handmade art tiles that have a Halloween connection. Why handmade art tiles are fun #3. All tiles are shown in Autumn glaze which has a wide variation in colors like the changing leaves of Autumn.  The bat, has been a staple of Halloween decorations for a long time! As many of you know, these animals are beneficial, but we can't help thinking of Dracula turning into a bat. Some other animal tiles have ties to Halloween. For instance, this owl tile makes one think of a walk in the woods...

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Yesterday, I took two big boxes of tiles down to McKay Bricker Gallery in downtown Kent. Now, they once again have a wide selection of Emu Tiles in stock.  Many different designs and sizes are available to view and purchase.  They are mostly glazed in Autumn, but if you ask, the gallery now has a full set of glaze samples behind the counter.  This makes it easy to place a special order through the gallery. So if you are in Kent or the surrounding area, and you want to see some handmade tiles, go to McKay Bricker Gallery.  Not only...

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Hand made art tile are excellent because they make a home personalized. Reason #2 of 101 reasons art tile are great.Here is a swell article found in a local Patch.com for Monrovia.The article shows some excellent pictures of historical Batchelder tiles which are very beautiful as they have the appearance of stone or perhaps something out of the Lord of the Rings. Notice in the pictures the subtle earth tone glazes. This is surely the tile of Rivendell. Yes, we here at Emu Tile like the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings.Fantastic!The full handmade tile article on Patch.com. Handmade Tiles...

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Here are pictures from a customer who loves art, and has a knack for displaying it her home.  In her kitchen, she had 4"X4" tree themed art tiles installed along with stone field tile, with fantastic results. I love her shelf of art pottery at the end of the wooden counter!  Great use of natural materials.  Here is another view of the area above the stove: And here is a picture of the sink side of the kitchen: Love the soapstone counters and art pottery display! Everything integrates so well in this room.  Thanks for sending pictures.  It makes me...

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Q. How long do handmade tiles last? A. A very long time. Tiles are forever, almost. Fired clay can last a very long time and tend to do so which is why archeologists are always digging up ceramic pottery. Under the right conditions ceramic tile or any other type of ceramic can last thousands of years, this is especially true of stoneware and porcelain. Not many other man-made materials will last as long without changing in some way. Strength of tile increases when this tiles are thick, like for instance Emu Tile's handmade tile. Some of our tile are very...

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