Shades by Crossville
Urban. Sleek. Refined. Inviting. This is Shades by Crossville™
This versatile porcelain stone collection is comprised of nine contemporary colors. Six shades of gray in warm or cool tones are complemented by both warm and cool white hues and a deep, not-quite-black selection, as well. The colors stand alone for monochromatic looks or mix and mingle to create sophisticated patterns.
Rectified and designed to be modular, Shades by Crossville is available in 24 x 24, 12 x 24, and 6 x 24 sizes. Through the Get Planked® program, custom sizes can be created to increase your options, as well. This collection - made in the USA with 20% recycled content - features a subtle linear pattern. Further emphasizes in honed tile, this pattern can run in the same direction or alternate to provide greater visual texture.
Complete your look with modern accents: 1 x 3 honed, stacked mosaics in warm(containing colors AV243, AV245, and AV247), cool(containing colors AV244, AV246, and AV248) or white(containing AV241 and AV242) combinations or internationally sourced metallic mosaic borders to add glamour to your design.
- Frost - 4% recycled content
- Vapor - 4% recycled content
- Fog - 4% recycled content
- Mist - 4% recycled content
- Clay - 20% recycled content
- Ash - 20% recycled content
- Haze - 20% recycled content
- Thunder - 20% recycled content
- Ink - 20% recycled content
Installation Note: All field tile is rectified and modular with a minimum 3mm grout joint
Recommended Use - UPS & Honed: Shades by Crossville™ is recommended for interior floors, walls, countertops, and exterior walls in both residential and commercial applications. Shades by Crossville™ is not recommended for exterior horizontal surfaces or exterior paving. The honed tile is not recommended for wet areas where standing water may occur. if offset pattern is required for tiles 18 inches or longer, Crossville® recommends an offset of not greater than 33%.
Wet Area Use for Shades by Crossville™ 1 x 3 Honed Mosaics:
Crossville produces the Shades by Crossville with the Cross-Sheen® finish. The AcuTest™ wet Dynamic COF is equal to or greater than 0.50. Their small 1 x 3 size ensures frequent grout joints and provides traction and drainage.
Crossville cannot control situations involving incorrect installation, improper slope to the drain for elimination of standing water and poor surface cleaning.
This information is provided so that customers may make a realistic and informed decision when comparing Shades by Crossville Mosaics to other tile products in wet area environments, such as residential / commercial bathrooms, showers and interior pool decks.
Crossville recommends an 3/16 inch grout joint for mosaics.