Discover Rookwood

From decorative objects to full installations pieces —
Transform your space with the vintage elegance of Rookwood!

 

Feature Palette // STREET MARKET

The Inspiration With a selection of warm colors influenced by the season, as well as the festivals, and fairs, and farmers markets that come with it, the Street Market Palette evokes the feeling of days best spent wandering. Perfect for offering pops of color on floors and surfaces, a sentiment of stress-free days can bring life to any room. The Palette…
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Grigor Dimitrov Visits Rookwood

In 2017, Grigor Dimitrov proudly clutched The Rookwood Cup after taking victory in the Western & Southern Open's Men's Singles division. Back in town to defend his title for 2018, he stopped by to tour Rookwood's facilities and see how the tennis tournament's iconic trophy is made, as well as, how much care and detail go into Rookwood's Pottery and Commemorative pieces.…
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Mementos

  The Inspiration Take a walk on the cozy side with the Mementos feature palette – a dreamy variety of colors inspired by the place you call home. Drink in the tender moments of a day spent basking in the comfort of your own space, welcoming the familiar sights and sounds that bring you peace.   The Palette The radiant…
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W&S Open Expands Legacy with Rookwood

  Rookwood Pottery has a long-standing history with the tournament, which is the nation’s oldest professional tennis tournament played in its city of origin. It was first played in 1899 on the site of the current day Xavier University and has since been a fixture in the Queen City for more than a century. Rookwood Pottery itself has spanned three…
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Urban Canvas

  The Inspiration A curated blend of metropolitan-inspired hues, the Urban Canvas feature palette celebrates the foundational arts culture of our fair city. With each touch of the artist’s brush, a breath of new life is given to structures both new and old for each passersby to stop and admire.   The Artist's Palette The warm tones and textures found…
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Think art and functionality can’t align? Think again.

Our tile line dates back to the early 1900s. However, in 2006, the tiles were reinvented with a new air of design and innovation. The new, handcrafted tiles are fitting for both residential and commercial environments. Scrolling through the tile catalog, you’ll notice a wide variety of cuts, sizes, patterns and textures. From classic shapes, to Celtic knots, to rose…
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“Alchemy” Reinvents Rookwood Tile

Alchemy is an award-winning installation created from thoughtful innovation, artistic repurposing. and Rookwood Tile in collaboration with the The University of Cincinnati College of Design, Architecture, Art & Planning, and other local makers — on display alongside the 2018 Venice Bienniale. Video credit: in collaboration with Sanjay Sridhar, University of Cincinnati Photo credit: Sanjay Sridhar, University of Cincinnati   With an invitation…
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Tile Spotlight: Tortuga

Tortuga Tile  Our Tortuga Tile, part of our Relief Tile collection, elevates the popular 'fish scale' tile shape by adding distinctive, hand-crafted relief sure to make your installation stand apart from the rest. Whether finished in classic neutrals or in bold, vibrant glazes, Tortuga is as versatile as it is unique. Check out some of our favorite Tortuga installations below: 1. To…
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#RookwoodBucketList

Announcing the #RookwoodBucketList An Instagram photo contest for Summer 2018! (5/24 - 9/19) All summer long we will highlight unique #RookwoodPottery locations all around Cincinnati — both old and new! Join us this summer and share your favorite  Rookwood Tile destinations. From restaurants, to museums, to historic landmarks, and more! Dive into your city's evolving legacy and participate to get…
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Commemorating 20 Years on the Run

The Flying Pig Marathonand Rookwood Pottery are two Cincinnati icons founded on the principle of dedication to our craft, respectively through running and artistry, continually inspired by the history and spirit of our community. In 1996 Bob Coughlin (Paycor founder) just finished an 8-mile run with his training group through Cincinnati, ending their training session on the rooftop deck of local staple,…
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One Bouquet, Five Ways

Our friends at Gia & The Blooms know a thing or two about flowers, creating beautiful bouquets for weddings, installations all around the city, and of course Mother's Day. We partnered with this local OTR flower shop for a little experiment to feature one bouquet dressed up in five different Rookwood Pottery vases from our new Spring Collection! 1. Clove Vase Our sweet vase, known…
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Handcrafting Mothers Day – Top Picks

Spoil your mom this year with some of our top picks for Mother's Day! We'll guide you through some of our favorites, available in-store, online, or at our Spring Open House, May 11 & 12 − for a fun weekend out on the town with her! For the Entertainer: Emilia Charcuterie Board Our handcrafted charcuterie board is made for the mom that loves to entertain.…
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