H&E Smith Ltd is a specialist tile manufacturer and distributor offering a wide range of wall and floor tiles including our popular bespoke tile manufacturing service. We have a long reputation of working with architects and designers worldwide to help bring key elements of their projects to life. Our very popular Period Embossed Tile Range and Eco-Glazed Brick Slips are regularly used to create feature walls for restaurants, bars and retail outlets.
Tile Samples for Architects and Specifiers
At H&E Smith we are frequently asked to supply free tile samples for the purpose of helping architects and specifiers choose the tiles they require for specific projects. We have significantly expanded our range of porcelain tiles to help meet individual project needs. By getting a feel for the style, colour and texture of particular tiles it can often help inform a design decision. We now have a purpose built tile sample showroom to help with all your design requirements.
Browse our tile ranges and request samples of tiles from us to help choose the most suitable products for your interior and exterior design projects.
H&E Smith has been a specialist Tile Manufacturer and Distributor since 1926.
Our website allows discerning designers and architects to source tiles by various criteria such as large format porcelain floor tiles or bespoke tiles. The H&E Smith brochures, can easily be downloaded from the samples/brochure page.
H&E Smith was originally established back in 1926 as Smith & Warrilow by William Henry Smith and his partner Ernest Warrilow. They specialised in the manufacture of refractory glazed tiles for fireplaces and later the manufacture of finest quality traditionally crafted English ceramic wall tiles.
The current name is the result of a company restructuring process caused by the retirement of Ernest Warrilow.
As a specialist tile manufacturer, the company has a long reputation of supplying ceramic tiles to London underground, where reliable production schedules, quality and precision manufacture have been paramount to maintaining the efficient running of the service.
Our experience with the bespoke manufacture of ceramics has greatly enhanced our ability to be able to work closely and effectively with interior designers and specifiers.
This has culminated in our large collection of clients that we now supply throughout the World, both in the fashion and restaurant sectors. These include Ben Sherman, Ted Baker, Christian Louboutin, Jamie Oliver, Nandos, Hawksmoor and Byron restaurants. The expansion of the business has acted as a catalyst during the past few years.
As a specialist tile manufacturer, our knowledge of the market has enabled us to expand our product offer, incorporating the latest inkjet digital technology, innovative new materials in extra large formats, ultrathin porcelain panels and vast colour palettes, all available to the client in one easy process.
As designers and creators of ceramics, we are passionate to explore new horizons with materials, colours and textures. These are reflected in our comprehensive product ranges. Samples can be ordered through the website and dispatched within hours.
Our technical sales team are also readily available for visits to clients to discuss options, alternative materials and assist in any way possible.