Size: 1 ⅝ x 9 ½"

  • Color: Sail


Flat ceramic field tiles in an elongated rectangular shape can be installed in variety of patterns including brick, stacked, or herringbone to provide architectural dimension opportunities for your design. Specialized, centuries-old glazing and firing techniques are reinterpreted for today’s design aesthetic to create vibrant pearlized colors with an exquisite luster. The hand-crafted tiles are available in all 10 Ka-nū glazes, and 6 select color blends.

(Color note: River Rock may show shade variation between batches.)

Coverage9.677 Pieces per SF
Tile Size(mm)40 x 240
Tile Thickness(mm)8
MountingLoose Pieces

Interior Wall/BacksplashYes
Fireplace/Cooktop surroundYes*
Shower wallYes
Steam showYes
Exterior wallYes

Poor, Spa or Water Feature
(fully submerge)


Floor Application

Steam showerYesNo
Light residentialYesNo

* Acceptable for limited and sporadic exposure near open flame or heat source, including fireplace wall/cooktop surround. Not recommended for placement inside a firebox.

** ONLY Single Fired colors (River Rock, Sail, Sand Bar and Light House Blend) are acceptable for installation in pools, spas, water features and light residential floors; NO other colors are acceptable.

Notes on Material

Important note on material: Ka-nu Ceramic Tile is a high fired clay that incorporates high-luster glazes with unique installation and application attributes.

Please review the Recommended Usage & Floor Applications charts before purchase, and see our Ceramic Installation Guidelines for further information.

Series overview

  • Handcrafted Japanese Ceramic
  • Specialized, centuries-old glazing and firing techniques reinterpreted for today’s design aesthetic
  • Diverse selection of vibrant, lustrous hues and color blends
  • Architecturally dimensional surfaces
  • 4 Sizes/ 10 Colors / 6 Color Blends

Japanese for canoe, our Ka-nū ceramic tile series is inspired by these colorful, streamlined vessels. Artisans implement a specialized glazing process to create vibrant, pearlized colors with an exquisite luster. The diverse selection of hues and color blends are available on a selection of architecturally dimensional patterns.

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