For the Art of Modern Living
Long before “handcrafted” became a trend, Rookwood artisans were devoted to using the finest ingredients, one-of-a-kind design and expert craftmanship. Each tile, each vase, and every item is the perfect harmony of exquisite color, unique form, and eye-catching design to bring functional works of art into your world.Explore our Tile & Pottery
Find an endless array of architectural tile colors, shapes, and styles that will provide just the right inspiration for your next project. We work closely with our clients to transform each design vision into beautifully inspired surroundings.
Freedom to be Original
Generations of customers have trusted in Rookwood to craft pottery and tile that is both beautiful and purposeful with a legacy rooted in the dedication of our world-renowned artisans, handcrafting ceramics that are both artistically breathtaking as they are functional for the modern lifestyle.
Commemorate Special Occasions
Whether an anniversary or a special event, Rookwood has a long history of creating milestone commemorative pieces that delight, inspire, and allow great memories to live on for years. Our custom work of art will be a stunning, one-of-a-kind tribute to your special event.See our Commemorative Project Portfolio
Sharing news, helpful solutions and insights from local experts and Rookwood artists.
Rookwood Pottery's New Spin on Tradition
From Cincinnati Magazine: "Morgan Willenbrink and Lauren Thomeczek enjoy the best of both worlds in their roles at Rookwood Pottery. As sole members of the hand throwing team, they hone their craft daily by replicating classic Rookwood pieces in the same hands-on way previous generations of artists did."
Spelling Bee To Rookwood Pottery: We're Going To Need More Trophies
From WVXU: "In an unprecedented move, the Scripps Spelling Bee crowned eight co-champions early Friday morning. After 20 rounds of increasingly difficult words, the 2019 Spelling Bee organizers declared the final eight contestants "octochamps." "
Cincinnati: A Great American City Roars Back
From Forbes: "Skyscraper cognoscenti know where to look in the United States for one of the last century’s most important early superstructures, one that outside of its home city doesn’t get today nearly the kudos it merits.
National Spelling Bee, at a Loss for Words, Crowns 8 Co-Champions
From The New York Times: "A superhuman group of adolescents broke the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday, with eight contestants crowned co-champions after the competition said it was running out of challenging words."
Meet the Maker: Morgan Willenbrink
Meet ceramicist and artist, Morgan Willenbrink, and take a look at the inspiration behind her work.
See the new Scripps National Spelling Bee trophy designed by Rookwood Pottery
From the Cincinnati Enquirer: "For the first time, the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee has a custom-designed trophy featuring designs that highlight the history of the spelling bee."
Grad Guide: Our Roundup of Must-Have Graduation Gifts
Major milestones call for meaningful gifts. Congratulate your grad with one of our handcrafted pieces—perfect for spring’s commencement season.
Teacher Blog: Celebrating Women From the CAM Collection Preview
Blog by Angela Mascolino, Cincinnati Art Museum
UC Health opens $68 million neuroscience building
From The News Record: "The Gardner family contributed a collection of 52 pieces of Rookwood pottery from James J. Gardner’s private collection, which is on display in the building’s lobby."
Think art and functionality can’t align? Think again.
Rookwood Pottery combines the two, creating custom ceramic tiles that will last.
The Rookwood Pottery Company is located in an 88,000 square foot production facility in the bustling Over-the-Rhine neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio. This company was first founded in Cincinnati 130 years ago by pioneering artist Maria Longworth-Nichols.Learn More About Us
Meet the People Behind Rookwood
Behind the legendary Rookwood name are skilled artisans applying exceptional creativity and know-how to produce the finest ceramics available. Our team of designers, artists, and craftsman combine our deep commitment to hand-crafting the highest quality pottery and architectural tile and a long history of artisanship.
From its earliest days in 1880, Rookwood has been part of the Greater Cincinnati community, helping transform the town into the “Queen City.” Today, we continue this spirit by hosting tours of our factory, artist demonstrations and signings, and other events that enable our fans to fully understand the artistic process in creating our ceramic pottery and tile.Learn More
Come Visit Us
Rookwood - Kenwood Store -Coming Soon!-
7875 Montgomery Rd Cincinnati, OH 45236Get Directions
Rookwood - OTR Flagship Store
1920 Race Street Cincinnati, OH 45202 (513) 381.2510Get Directions
Rookwood - Liberty Center Store
7135 Foundry Row Liberty Township, OH 45069 (513) 755.1698Get Directions
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