Kitchen Island is Modern Sculpture in Cement

This modern, industrial kitchen island has such style, such design, such simplicity. We love it. There’s a sense of sculptural motion – something you don’t often find with your kitchen counter! It’s the product of a high-design renovation of the Kessel-Lo house in Belgium, by NU Architectuuratelier. This kitchen really caught our eye. The island counter would be perfect in a loft, or even a country farmhouse — practically anywhere you have the room to extend your kitchen workspace. We can imagine a long bar done in this … (read more)

Postcards From Myself encaustic cement tile collection by Ruan Hoffmann

This new encaustic cement tile collection, named Postcards From Myself, is designed by South African artist Ruan Hoffmann, an internationally exhibited painter who uses ceramic as his canvas, and brought to you by clé. Postcards From Myself consists of 25 designs, each hand lithographed on an 8″ square encaustic cement tile. This is the second tile collection by Hoffmann for clé, though the first in the historic tradition of using 4 tiles to complete each pattern.

The collection was inspired by Hoffmann travels around the world. Hoffmann started the design process by painting … (read more)