Motawi Tileworks. Contemporary looks are hot, but there is still a niche for handmade artistic tile. The manufacturer has unveiled two lines aimed squarely at people who appreciate period architecture--the Chicago series of elements that echo pieces found on buildings in the city and the Frank Lloyd Wright art tile line. The handmade tile (shown) pays homage to Wright's Arts and Crafts buildings.

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