From recycling bath porcelain to crafting glass pieces from crushed TV monitors,
Fireclay Tile has revolutionized the sustainable tile industry since 1986. With a recent rebirth, this year alone, the San Jose company has opened both a S.F. showroom as well as launched three new hand-painted collections of geometrics and time-honored motifs. 901 Brannan St., S.F., 415-697-2044; fireclaytile.com.
Written and edited by Alison Clare Steingold.