Handmade Tile: Design, Create, And Install Custom Tiles

byForrest Lesch-middelton

Paper over Board | October 1, 2019

Handmade Tile: Design, Create, And Install Custom Tiles by Forrest Lesch-middelton
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Handmade Tileis a contemporary guide for ceramic artists and anyone interested in custom tile installations—from making, designing, and decorating to designing your space and installation.

No matter how many years of experience you have as a ceramic artist or how many home-improvement projects you've tackled, nothing prepares you for the unique world of ceramic tile. Fromconceptanddesign, throughfiringandinstallation, ceramic tiling is one of the few places in a home where art is permanently installed as a feature of a room.

InHandmade Tile, Forrest Lesch-Middelton shares everything he's learned as the founder and owner of the custom tile business FLM Ceramics and Tile. From his years as a one-man operation to his current production facility, Forrest has seen it all and helps you every step of the way. Whether you want tomake your own tile, or want touse artistic and custom-made tile in your home, this book has everything you need.

Key features of the book include:
  • Making Tile: key tools, rolling, cutting, extruding
  • Decorating: glazes, image transfer, cuerda seca, underglaze, slip
  • Designing Your Space: tile in context, choosing your tile, codes and standards
  • Installation: removing old tile, backing, preparing surfaces, setting, grouting
Galleries and interviews withtoday's top workings artists in tileround out the package. Featured artists include Allison Bloom, Boris Aldridge, Disc Interiors, PV Tile, and more.
Title:Handmade Tile: Design, Create, And Install Custom TilesFormat:Paper over BoardProduct dimensions:208 pages, 10.4 X 8.5 X 0.85 inShipping dimensions:208 pages, 10.4 X 8.5 X 0.85 inPublished:October 1, 2019Publisher:Quarry BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0760364303

ISBN - 13:9780760364307

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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