December 14, 2016

Wow, Have we Got Something Special for You!

Every so often, we come across a beautiful piece that we have in our building that we're just not giving enough love. This is one of those pieces. We created this stately column structure for one of our trade shows, and it would be a shame for us not to share it with you. View full article →
December 01, 2016

Spotlight On | Mid-Century Modern Installations

When we first introduced our 6x6 Floating Spheres and 6x6 Hourglass decorative accent tiles, they were very much thought of as individuals. It's amazing what can happen when you think outside of the box. They have been used in many installations alone, but when we really thought about it, this unlikely pair compliment each other perfectly. View full article →
November 30, 2016

Introducing Our Three New Festive Fellas

If godfather Drosselmeyer would have presented Clara with a choice of these three handsome soldiers, she would have never been able to make up her mind as to which one to keep. Fortunately for us, we don't have to choose. View full article →
November 28, 2016

Tour Suspension in January

Santa is bringing us two REALLY cool gifts this year, but we're going to need some time and space to install them. In early January, we will be taking delivery of our custom built new gas kiln and dryer system. So that we may install them safely and efficiently, we can't have any guests during that time.

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November 21, 2016

Make-A-Tiles are Ready for Pick Up!

If you came to our Mega Sale on November 5 and participated in our Make-a-Tile workshop...good news! The tiles are done early and are ready for pick up! Come see us Thanksgiving weekend. View full article →
November 17, 2016

Spotlight On | Charley Harper for Installation

Motawi Tileworks has had a long and successful relationship with the Charley Harper Art Studio turning over 25 of his drawings into adorable tile designs over the past few years. It seems only fitting to take Harper's (1922-2007) mid-century modern whimsy and marry it with Motawi's classic Arts & Crafts style. Sound odd? Check out what you can do with a splash of Charley Harper in your home.

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November 11, 2016

Black Friday Mini Tour

Got family in town for Thanksgiving? Need something to do other than go to the mall? Want something fun and educational? Motawi Tileworks is offering a free mini tour of the Tileworks on Friday November 25 at 1pm.

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November 11, 2016

Announcing Holiday Hours

There's more time for you to shop at Motawi! Beginning November 7, our holiday hours will be in effect. We will be open from 10am-5pm Monday-Saturday through December 23. View full article →
October 25, 2016

You Asked For It, We Made It. Our "Fall Tile" is Now For Sale!

The power of social media can be mind boggling. Last week, we decided to give away one of our prototypes. While we thought it was beautiful, we decided it wasn't a tile we wanted to make. We didn't think it would be popular. Boy, were we wrong. View full article →
October 24, 2016

Archer and Ashland | Motawi's Newest Relief Installation Elements

Close your eyes and imagine you are walking the streets of Chicago in the late 1800s, gazing up at the new skyscrapers that were bursting onto the scene at the time. Motawi has taken inspiration from this era and from the "father of skyscrapers" Louis Sullivan to create our latest relief tile installation elements; Archer and Ashland. View full article →