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Membland Tiles: Original Panel Borders and Backsplashes Fireplace Tiles
I do not want art for a few any more than education for a few, or freedom for a few. ~William Morris
The Membland accent tiles are available in 4.25, 6 x 6, and 8 x 8 inch ceramic.
Membland accent tiles (4.25 inch / 6 inch / 8 inch): $47 / $58 / $81
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Membland accents and border tiles are a great choice when you don't have room for the full mural or a backsplash.
Membland is available in the original cobalt, the darker indigo, cream, and black:
Other Colors: Some color modifications are possible. See How to Order Tile.
Membland accent tiles, borders, backsplashes and fireplace panels are also available.
Membland is an excellent candidate for stair risers, especially as statement tiles in a foyer. Risers are *usually* six inches high, so depending on the number of steps, the full mural, a half panel, or accent / border tiles would work on stair risers. It would be nice if all stairs were at least 36 inches wide, but they are not, especially in some older homes. In such cases, tumbled marble tiles are closer to 5.9 inches than 6 inches and this may be an acceptable workaround for some installations.
Six of a unknown number of Membland panels survive. These panels have had broken tiles replaced and therefore do not match up in color or dimension, as did the original Morris and Co. panels.
Design for Membland
The William Morris Tile restoration and adaptations of Membland took more than five years to finalize. They are derivative works based on the original Morris design. They are registered by William Morris Tile LLC with the US copyright office and are free to use for non-commercial purposes.
If you want to use Membland for commercial purposes, I've made the original design available. Please start with the original design and create your own version.