Handmade Tile, Forrest Lesch-Middleton book about feature tiles

Ceramic Study

Aug 14, 2019 | Industry News

Whether you’re a ceramic artist learning how to make your own tiles, or someone looking to install custom tile options in your home, Handmade Tile, available in bookstores from August 2019, is the ultimate contemporary guide.

In Handmade Tile, Forrest Lesch-Middleton shares everything he’s learned as the founder and owner of custom tile business FLM Ceramics and Tile. From his years as a one-man operation to his current standing as owner of his own production facility, Lesch-Middleton has seen it all. So, whatever your application, he will be able to help you every step of the way.

Key features of the book encompass: making tile, including key tools, rolling, cutting and extruding; designing tile, including shapes, geometry, grids, tessellation and mosaic; decorating, glazes, majolica, cuerda seca, underglaze, slip and decals; designing your space, including tile in context, drawing and drafting, choosing your tile, and codes and standards; and installation, including removing old tile, backing, preparing surfaces, setting and caring for tile. Whatever your interest in ceramic tile, Handmade Tile has it covered.