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Fireclay Tile’s new San Francisco designer showroom opens

February 15, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- Fireclay Tile, one of the Bay Area’s leading sustainable tile manufacturers, has officially opened the doors to its new designer showroom, located in San Francisco’s style-centric design district. The new showroom features all of Fireclay’s handmade, American-crafted artisanal tile designs in addition to collaborative space shared with two other Bay Area local manufacturers, Restoration Timber & Wooden Window.Fireclay Tile showroom

The new Fireclay Tile showroom is staffed with experienced design professionals with over 50 years in the tile and surfacing industry. Wendy Ruffier is a showroom designer with 10 years previous experience at Waterworks. With 40 years of experience in the tile industry, Bill Palmer, Fireclay's new head of sales, has worked for companies including Heath Ceramics, McIntyre, and Elgin Butler. Fireclay Tile is joining two other local Bay Area manufacturers, who both share the same sustainable focus.

Beautiful, sustainable and stunning, Fireclay Tile’s recycled products are the most environmentally conscious tile materials available in the Bay Area. Fireclay Tile is the only manufacturer in the Bay Area that incorporates locally sourced recycled materials into its tile products. Materials include recycled waste glass, recycled granite dust, and landfill-bound recycled porcelain from San Francisco and San Jose. Fireclay Tile design materials include Debris Series Recycled Ceramic Tile, Crush 100% Recycled Glass Tile, Vitrail Series Handmade Tile, Claymonde Ceramic Sheets, Express Quick Ship Tile and Glazed Thin Brick.