Tom Kistner's Profile

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Hi, I'm Tom and Justin is my son. I'm a veteran who attended The Ohio Institute of Photography after my service in the early 70's so my part of our new venture Gildn'Tile is centered around the custom tiles which include photos and text. Justin, after 4 years of award winning art in high school, went on to graduate from the Cincinnati Academy of Design with a B.A. in Graphic Design. He also was awarded a Presidential Scholarship for a summer program at the famed Chicago Art Institute. Last year Justin came up with a brand new take on an old art form known as gilding. Gilding is the application of gold and various colored leaf to a non porous substrate in this case glazed ceramic tiles. We hope you like them and if you have an idea you'd like to see on a tile, be it a photo for a special occasion (which can include text) or a custom gilded tile. please feel free to contact us and we'd be happy to assist you in making you idea come to…

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  • Joined December 10, 2011

Favorite materials

Black glazed ceramic tiles, black marble tiles, white glazed ceramic tiles, faux gold leaf, faux silver leaf, faux copper leaf, multi colored tie dye type leaf, photos on a resin based material, clear coating, any non porous substrate

About

Hi, I'm Tom and Justin is my son. I'm a veteran who attended The Ohio Institute of Photography after my service in the early 70's so my part of our new venture Gildn'Tile is centered around the custom tiles which include photos and text. Justin, after 4 years of award winning art in high school, went on to graduate from the Cincinnati Academy of Design with a B.A. in Graphic Design. He also was awarded a Presidential Scholarship for a summer program at the famed Chicago Art Institute. Last year Justin came up with a brand new take on an old art form known as gilding. Gilding is the application of gold and various colored leaf to a non porous substrate in this case glazed ceramic tiles. We hope you like them and if you have an idea you'd like to see on a tile, be it a photo for a special occasion (which can include text) or a custom gilded tile. please feel free to contact us and we'd be happy to assist you in making you idea come to fruition. If you'd rather, we also have a large stock of gilded tiles, some of which you'll see here and others on our brand new incredible website gildntile.com Thanks for your time and interest and we look forward to meeting and working with you. Tom and Justin

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