specification guide for architect’s palette

General Description

The Architect's Palette is an edited collection of elongated planks of terracotta tile. Coated in a silky matte finish these hand-hewn tiles are made of traditional, rustic Italian clay and are available in four architect-honed hues.


General Usage: Interior wall, interior flooring for light traffic areas, kitchen, backsplash, shower wall, external fireplace, hospitality, commercial, residential


Nominal Sizes

Nominal 2.25"x 12"x ⅝”


Standard Specifications

Architect’s Palette tiles shall be selected by the architect/designer/owner from manufacturer’s standard sizes, shapes and glazes.

Note: Interior/Exterior Specification -  Architect’s Palette tiles are not freeze thaw rated but are otherwise acceptable for exterior applications.  In wet applications the grout line will need to be sealed if a waterproof grout is not used.



A lead time of 2 - 4 weeks is sufficient in most cases, but when shown as out of stock, the lead-time can be up to 8 weeks.


Color and Texture Variation

V1 (lowest variation), T2 (light texture)



Installation methods should conform to the Tile Council of America “Handbook for Ceramic Tile Installation” (current edition).  Tiles from several different cartons should be mixed to achieve the best overall blend.



Minimal maintenance is required. Mild soaps should be sufficient for most cleaning. Test any cleaners before general use.

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