This recent patchwork of metal glazes tiles was commissioned by the design firm Barnard & Speziale in Burlingon Ontario. The tiles are a mixture of different metal glazes with a small touch of nutmeg glazes tiles . The sizes vary with a mixture of textures. The combination of tiles create a rich patchwork of textures and [...]
The above tile is the first in many stages of the finished tile below. It is amazing to see how different the beginning process in the making of a tile is from the finished pieces. Below is a commissioned tile project for a bee keepers kitchen...if you look closely in the bottom left you will [...]
These beautiful emerald green subway tiles were made for an Italian restaurant. The handmade, hand brushed glaze make each piece different adding a richness that machine tile made can't produce. It is always a pleasure to work with clients who appreciate the richness of handmade work, it makes all the work worth while.
White is known as the colour of purity and natural beauty. Using white when designing or decorating you can combine it with almost any other colour After much trial and error I have developed a selection of whites glazes , from matt to shiny finishes. Black Rock's showroom/studio has tiles that run the gamet from [...]
This is my first blog, My name is Catherine Carroll I am a studio potter... I have worked in clay for close to 30 years since leaving school with a BFA & MFA, majoring in studio ceramics.....in the past 10 years I have turned my focus to tile making. In these blogs I want to [...]