Artistic Tile Launches Shagreen Porcelain Collection

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2016.0704.ProdIntro.Artistic Tile.Shagreen - CoffeeArtistic Tile, a leading luxury tile and stone brand, is proud to introduce Shagreen, a decorative porcelain tile designed exclusively for Artistic Tile by expert decorative surfaces designer, Steve Charles.

Traditionally made from the leather of stingrays and sharks, shagreen is best known today as an art deco staple, denoting exoticism and high fashion luxury. “Our Shagreen porcelain offers an incredibly realistic interpretation of one of nature’s most sophisticated designs in a high-honed, durable porcelain tile,” said Nancy Epstein, Founder and CEO of Artistic Tile. “After seven years of working with various manufacturers worldwide to bring this incredible pattern to our customers, we are thrilled to be partnering with Steve Charles. The results are extraordinary!”

Manufactured in Spain, Shagreen Porcelain is an outstanding choice for high-traffic commercial and residential spaces. Shagreen is stocked as a large format field tile in three natural colorways; Coffee, White, and Grey. The line will be carried by Artistic Tile showrooms and authorized dealers nationwide.

About Artistic Tile

Artistic Tile is a major luxury distributor of tile and stone in the United States and is renowned for their innovative designs. They offer a unique product library to architects, designers and homeowners. The company is a family-run business, headquartered in Secaucus, NJ. Artistic Tile brand products, including Waterfall Bathroom Furniture, are distributed through Artistic Tile showrooms and a network of more than 200 dealers across the United States. For more information about Artistic Tile, please visit

About Steve Charles

Steve Charles is a true pioneer. It’s impossible to exaggerate his influence on decorative stone and ceramics and their use in contemporary interiors: From the 1980’s(when he founded Paris Ceramics) to ‘Steve Charles’, the eponymous brand he runs today, his ideas have always been the ‘next big thing’. Steve has been at the fore of ceramics for 40 years and has an impressive worldwide client list. Steve Charles rediscovers materials unavailable for hundreds of years and brings to light craftsmen whose work is astonishingly complex.