Textured Ceramic TileHaven’t you heard? Filmore Clark is in the news & all over the blogosphere!

New York Times
American-Made Tile From Filmore Clark
“Some people are locavores for arugula, tomatoes or lettuce. Now you can be a locavore for tile. Filmore Clark, a studio that sells artisan tiles made only in the United States, opened Feb. 1 in West Hollywood, Calif.” Read more…

Tile & Countertop: Tempest Tileworks at Filmore Clark
“On a quick visit to Los Angeles last week, we wandered into Filmore Clark, a new tile showroom tucked on a side street just off Melrose near the Pacific Design Center. Owner Lee Harris Nicholson carries only domestically produced American artisan tile; we especially like the Field Tile line from Tempest Tileworks out of Portland, Oregon.” Read more…

American Art Tiles – Amongst the Best in the World?
“Are American art tiles the best in the world?  Filmore Clark Founder, Lee Nicholson, believes they are at least amongst them. She came to that conclusion while working in the rich tile environment of Country Floors. Her passion for artisan tiles drove her to open her own showroom offering renowned collections such as Pratt Larson, Tempest Tileworks, Tile Guild and KJ Patterson.” Read more…

Nesting Newbies
Go American.
“Lee Nicholson has been in the tile business for over 15 years, and she has had a love affair with handcrafted tiles from the get-go, especially American artistan tilemakers. She recently opened Filmore Clark, her own showroom in West Hollywood, where she offers such renowned collections as Pratt Larson Tile, Tempest Tileworks, Tile Guild and KJ Patterson. Lee’s goal is to make the selection process as relaxed and as educational as possible, so homeowners are confident they have selected the right tiles for their homes.” Read more… (page 179)

Tile Colour Palette

California Home & Design Resource
Tile, Then and Now
“There is sooooo much tile in the world, and I guess that makes sense considering its been around for a pretty long time…For the modernist who appreciates a little texture now and then: Check out this very cool, handmade tile from ModCraft in Brooklyn. Available at Filmore Clark in West Hollywood.” Read more…

Tile & Countertop: La Maison Collection at Filmore Clark
“On a visit to Lee Harris Nicholson’s Filmore Clark tile showroom, just off Melrose near the Pacific Design Center, I was instantly drawn to the Moorish patterns from La Maison Collection. La Maison Collection is a
small tile company based in Temecula, California” Read more…

Apartment Therapy
Store Profile: Filmore Clark
“Lee Nicholson is a woman committed to championing handcrafted, locally made tiles. With more than 15 years of tile experience under her belt, she opened her showroom, Filmore Clark…” Read more…

Top 15 Tile Resources
“Filmore Clark’s tiles are so detailed they remind me of wallpaper. If you’re looking for elegant patterns and artisan quality, these tiles are perfect.” Read more…

Clayhaus Ceramics: Earth-Friendly, American Made
Clayhaus Ceramics was developed by native Oregonian and artist Jason Coleman. Based in Portland, these lead-free clay tiles are made with 20% post-consumer recylced bottle glass waste collected and harvested in Kent, WA. Read more…