I have one of these tiles from when I visited Barcelona. It is based of a Gaudi design. The workers were digging up the street and I told them I was a tile maker and we had a great conversation and they asked if I wanted one. I of course said yes.
I loved that the city of Barcelona spent the time and money to pave their streets with beautiful design and patterning. It made our walks even more memorable.
Minnesota State Capitol Historic Tile Reproduction
Completed in 1995, this historic reproduction was Josh’s first large scale project. 1800 square feet. These tiles were reproductions of Guastavino Tiles 6” x 12” grooved tiles. The colors ranged from a Turquoise Green to a Turquoise Blue. Located in the tunnel under the main staircase of the capitol building
To read the story of how I made this project click the link below.
Saturn Ring Swing. 24”x24” the whole process of making the tiles glazing and the final fired piece from the kiln. Each ring section glazed with a different color. An experiment to be continued
Arts and Crafts Fireplace ala Canada
This fabulous fireplace was commissioned by the Putre family. Made with just simple shapes 2x4 and 4x4 into a basket weave pattern it makes a elegant stated fireplace with a beautiful quarter sawn oak mantle made by the homeowner.
Pesto and Ginger Snaps