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

 

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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Styling Feature: Figurines

  Rookwood Figurines are a sweet caricature of some of your favorite creatures! Each figurine is delicately handmade, capturing the life-like details that bring the animal to life. Add a touch of personality to your space with one of the many figurines in our collection. Read below for 4 great ways you can show off your favorite figurine! 1. On…
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Looking Back: Riley Humler Appraisal Event

On March 10th, 2018 Rookwood Pottery hosted Riley Humler, famed Art Pottery appraiser featured on Antiques Roadshow on PBS.  Riley Humler is also the notable Auction Director of Humler & Nolan auction group, based right here in Cincinnati, Ohio. Riley Humler is a distinguished seller and collector with over 35 years of experience in the antique art pottery and ceramics…
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Design Feature: Vintage Meets Modern

The Tiles 3x6 Rectangle Field Tile in Devon and Peacock. Whitman Rook Studio Tile in Wilderness Colorway. Long Single Bullnose Edge in Devon. The Glazes The subway tile in this kitchen uses Rookwood's Devon and Peacock glazes. Devon is used for a majority of the field tile, with a hint of Peacock accenting the Whitman Rook focal tiles. Devon is a V5…
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OTR Made Awards: Business of the Year

Each spring season, the Over-the-Rhine Chamber of Commerce recognizes outstanding businesses and individuals that are contributing to the revitalization of Over-The-Rhine and dedicating themselves to the OTR community. This year Rookwood Pottery is thrilled to be named OTR's 2018 Business of the Year! Pictured below: Rookwood Pottery President & CEO, Micah Carroll, and Art Director, Mary Guanciale, accepting the OTR…
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Meet the Maker: Morgan Willenbrink

Morgan Willenbrink Today we're talking with Morgan Willenbrink, the creator behind some of our favorite production pieces like our heartwarming Morgan Candle and our sweet Flora Bud Vase. Morgan does a variety of things around Rookwood Pottery, like creating the one-of-a-kind items you can find in our showroom, creating custom dinnerware pieces for some of your favorite local restaurants, and…
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Savanna Elephant Bookends

Styling Your Elephant Bookends Named for its namesake species native to the African Savanna, these elephant bookends were hand carved by Rookwood artist Gary Simon. Gary found inspiration in an archival Rookwood form - the Asian Elephant Bookends designed at the turn of the century. It is said that elephants depicted with their trunks pointed upwards are symbolic of good…
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Meet the Team: #TeamFiona

We spoke with some of the team members behind Rookwood Pottery’s “Cheers to Fiona” commercial and the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s dedicated staff to get a peek into the incredible story of how baby Fiona became the icon that she is today. Here’s what we learned: ERNAISJA CURRY Actress, Team Fiona Member: Q: How do you think Fiona inspired…
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