Press and Awards

Since 1996, Clay Squared to Infinity has been proud to provide beautifully crafted handmade tile, historic tile, and design support to architects, interior designers, and homeowners. We've picked up some accolades along the way in acknowledgement of our commitment to service.
Clay Squared Tile Awards

Hey! Twin Cities,
Thanks for Showing the Love

Midwest Home
Best Assist for Period Purists, 2000

Mpls St. Paul
Best of the Twin Cities – Best Handmade Tile

See for Yourself Why People Love to Work with Us

Clay Squared Tile

Midwest Home Magazine
Holiday Pop-Up Shop: Clay Squared
Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Midwest Home Magazine
Cosmos in Clay
Northeast Minneapolis ceramic artist Josh Blanc is anything but typical

Green Star Remodeling Project
The Handmade Tile Association, LLC is proud to announce that member Clay Squared to Infinity's handmade tile was used in the first Minnesota GreenStar Remodeling Project in 2008

The remodeling project was contracted out from Castle Building & Remodeling, ASID member Katie Jaydan selected 2" x 2" field tile "Ginger Snaps" for the backsplash project at 2601 36th Ave NE in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

500 Tiles Book
Josh had the honor of being selected in the international juried book, 500 Tiles.

Layl McDill

First Place – Sturgeon Bay Art Fair, 2011
First Place – Lake Country Art Festival, 2011
Third Place – Progress and Possibilities International Polymer Clay Association Competition, 2012

St. Paul Pioneer Press
Layl McDill was profiled in Sunday's November 6th Pioneer Press Sunday Life Section. Family Outings: Making millefiori clay crafts with the kids.

It's nearly impossible to make ugly millefiori, which is what makes the clay craft such a great fit for kids. I recently took my 9-year-old son to a class offered by artist Layl McDill at her studio in Northeast Minneapolis. We sat on stools around a long, high table made of clear Plexiglas with a half-dozen other children and a few parents. Chunks of polymer clay filled the middle of the table like squares of colorful bubblegum.

Women's Press
Layl was featured as the October 15-28th 2008 BIZWoman in an article about her life as an artist and businesswoman. Article by Theresa Bernard. Photos by Emma Freeman Photography.

400 Polymer Clay Designs
Layl had the honor of being selected in the international juried book, 400 Polymer Clay Designs.

The Minnesota Women's Directory 2006-07
Layl's artwork is featured on the front and back covers, and a short bio appears on page 5, along with a picture of Layl and her daughters.


But Hey! It's not About Awards