Motawi Tileworks is coming to Portland

We are very excited to be hosting a Motawi Tileworks trunk show and talk with founder, Nawal Motawi. Nawal founded the company in her garage in 1992, when her first sales came at the Ann Arbor Farmer’s Market, next to the rutebega sellers. Since then she has grown the company to over 30 skilled artisans making beautiful handmade tiles. The Joinery has featured Motawi tiles in our showroom for over 10 years and are excited about having Nawal in our Yamhill showroom for these special events. During these events we will be featuring a custom color way specifically designed by Nawal inspired by the Pacific Northwest.

Motawi Trunk Show

On Thursday, September 13th from 5:00 - 8:00 join us for a special night with Nawal Motawi, owner and founder of Motawi Tileworks in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Learn how Motawi Tileworks came to be and how it has grown into an amazing team of over 30 makers whose passion and dedication to the craft continue Nawal's initial vision. Proceeds to this event will be donated to Oregon Healthcare Interpreters Association. To register for this event click here.

On Friday, September 14th and Saturday, September 15th from 10:00 - 3:00 join us at our SW Yamhill location for a Motawi Tileworks Trunk show. Nawal will be on hand to meet guests and talk about tiles! We will have a large selection of their beautiful tiles on display and available for purchase.

Motawi Tile

"Motawi tiles blend studio precision with craftsman quality. Our tiles are created by skilled artists."

The artisans at Motawi Tileworks glaze each tile by hand. Above is a bulb glazer and below they are unloading a kiln rack an individual tile at a time. To learn more about Nawal and Motawi Tileworks click here.