Rookwood News

 

Small-Batch Tile Giveaway!

It's a Wonka-style giveaway that's even better than a golden ticket — This holiday season we're bringing out our Small-Batch tile collection for just $75 per box (whoa, what a steal!) Perfect for mixing and matching, completely customize your space with our lines of retiring, limited edition, and speciality glazes. Plus with each box of small-batch tile, you're closer to…
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Soapbox Speaker Series: DesignBuildCincy

This year’s Soapbox Speaker Series during DesignBuildCincy has been expanded to seven sessions over two days — including a pair offering highly coveted Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for qualified design professionals. Those two sessions — The Sherwin-Williams Company’s Colormix Forecast 2019 and Formica North America’s Future Living — are among the many design-oriented draws for the show, which takes place…
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Take a Shower with Rookwood at DesignBuildCincy

Rookwood Pottery, a company that has been making a variety of ceramics in Cincinnati for more than 130 years, will be hosting a unique exhibit at this year’s DesignBuildCincy event. DesignBuildCincy, which takes place October 27-28 at Music Hall, will have the area’s best architects, contractors, craftspeople, designers, fabricators, makers, manufacturers and retailers. Rookwood Pottery will be at booth 58,…
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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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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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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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Rediscovering Rookwood in a Contemporary Setting

Most people in these parts know the story of the groundbreaking Rookwood Pottery Company, founded in the late 19th century, and its revival in Over-the-Rhine over a decade ago. What many may not be aware of is how the reinvented company is creatively influencing contemporary designs, integrating its historic architectural tiles. “We are taking our legacy and making it new…
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A Milestone In The Revival of a Famous Cincinnati Name

Rookwood Pottery has a storied place in Cincinnati lore, as well as in the Cincinnati Art Museum — it owns over 400 examples of Rookwood works, with 100 of them on permanent display in the Cincinnati Wing and elsewhere. Yet all that seemed part of history: The ceramic company, which began in 1880, had struggled after the Great Depression; it…
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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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Building an Artistic Home for the Future

Homeowners can purchase generic tile from a local big-box store, or they can visit Rookwood Pottery for a work-of-art architectural tile installation that adds timeless style to their home. “I think people are looking for unique, premium products when they come to Rookwood,” says Jenny Berger, sales director for Rookwood Pottery. And Rookwood definitely delivers. Founded in 1880, Rookwood Pottery…
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Super Bowl Commercial

2018 was the year of the hippo... All thanks to Fiona, and the team that came together around her! Fiona went from a vulnerable infant to a powerful icon in just under a year, after she was born 6 weeks premature and overcame every challenge thrown her way. Fiona couldn't have done it without the support of her amazing care…
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