Besides being the heart of the home, the fireplace is considered one of the home’s major interior architectural features and can set both the mood and the style of the room. Whether starting from scratch or modifying an existing fireplace, taking the time to learn about fireplaces, both past and present, will give you the guidance to determine what style will best fit your home and you.
We worked with a home's original accents and design elements in this fireplace restoration. The family loved their stainglass windows and wanted to emulate the glass's prairie flowers with our custom tile. Josh worked with Spaces into Places, Lynne Stryker and Clay Borne Tile to create this Arts & Crafts fireplace splendor.
Colors chosen: Pesto 4x6"
Hearth - Jade Moss and trim
Prairie Flowers - Truffle, Gingersnaps and Jade Moss
The two sided fireplace allows the home owner to set the tone for two rooms with one wall between them. The home owner wanted one for the dining room and on the other side have a reading room for after dinner tea and cookies. There is no better way to live handmade tile and great food. Colors chosen Pesto and Jade Moss.
Sharp contrast of the Oatmeal 2x4 field with 4" x 4" Medieval Floral tiles with a beautiful dark stained mantel make the tiles even more eye catching. The three Medieval Floral tiles balance the fireplace.
A four sided fireplace is center piece of a room. They demand attention and you should give your guests and yourselves a treat. This client wanted to incorporate the Colorado landscape and colors in the tile design. I took a number of photos of the trees local to their environment in the mountains. Bristlecone pine are very expressive and made for a wonderful design reference. Contact Josh if you want a customized tile project to talk about options and the process.
Working in accent tiles to your tiled fireplace allows the home owner to customize their space and add art to a permant architecutral element. This Arts & Crafts inspired fireplace was a colaboration with Fay Day Jones accent tile and Clay Squared handmade tile. Fay Day Jones makes wonderful in Alpine, Oregon. Many fine details were incorporated in this fireplace to give it that extra touch that takes it to the next level. You might notice the clipped corner tiles going up the legs of the fireplace. The custom corner tile wrapping around the corners of the insert. All these details are hallmarks of using handcrafted materials and artisans.
Love the width of this fireplace, it is so comfortable and inviting. This was an all Minneapolis local sourced project starting with Clay Squared's Wasabi glazed subway tiles Arts & Crafts fireplace. The wood mantel was made by Prairie Woodworking. The photo was taken by Margaret Pezalla-Granlund. Martin Dekker of Profile Builders Remodels installed the tile. Woodland Stove & Fireplaces provided the Valor gas fireplace insert.
The American Bungalow style projects how Americans live the good life. We love comfortable spaces that give us time to reflect and enjoy our homes and family. This fireplace hits all the right notes with a stately facade using 2" x 4" tiles as the main field with bands of of 1x1" mosaics and 2x2", 2x6"across the top. The customers used the hearth to make a wonderful design to say hello as the viewer comes to get warm. Colors used Pesto, Brullee and Nutmeg.
This tiled fireplace is in the brand new showroom for Castle Building & Remodeling, Inc at 2600 Johnson St NE. Designed by Katie Jaydan ASID Interior Designer. She chose 2" x 4" Avocado Field Tile to make the fireplace the center piece of this beautiful room.