Martha Stewart Living taps clé Zellige tiles for a product feature. The piece, titled “Fit to be Tiled,” opens with “It covers backsplashes and bathrooms the world over, but tile has loads of unlocked design potential. When you play with color and pattern, hard- working ceramic and porcelain surfaces become modern mosaics, and squares of leather, glass, and other unexpected mediums add major polish. We thought outside the box to bring you renovation ideas and right-now upgrades that pave the way to a home with serious style.” The full article is a smart survey of popular tiles.
The Zellige tiles are made of natural glazed Moroccan terracotta that come in a number of shapes and colors. In both pale and bright hues, cle named the classic white zellige Weathered White because even though it is a white terracotta tile of a singular color, that color is made up of, literally, dozens of shades of white including – grays, creams, pinks, celadons and even blues. our weathered white is to white glazed terracotta tiles what opals are to white gemstones.
The bright orange color has been dubbed Indian Saffron. Deborah Osburn, the founder of the company notes, “by weight, saffron is the most valuable substance in the world. by color, it is the most vividly stunning shade of yellow. our indian saffron glaze is inspired by the most beautiful source of saffron, for projects in need of the sunniest of finishes that will brighten any space. so if you’re tired of white tiles that are the same-ol same-ol, then this tile born from a 10th century tile-making craft has arrived just in time for you!”
She says of the black tiles, the Scribes’ Ink zellige, “it is the most elegant of black terracotta tiles covered in a shimmering glaze that provides the same nuances of drying ink as it traverses between gloss and iridescent tones. this finish assures that your black tiled projects will bear the distinction of glazes that cast a glimmer and shine unlike any other.”