Breton rectified color body Italian porcelain is a technical porcelain tile series that expresses a unique limestone look. By incorporating subtle colorful chip accents, this timeless stone tile replication is an evolved aesthetic that incorporates color and scale across six colorways: White (‘Fresh’), Beige (‘Bloom’), Light Blue (‘Street’), Cool Grey (‘Glow’), Warm Grey (‘Frame’) and Black (‘Board’). Available in both matte and polished 12” x 24” rectangular tile and 24” x 24” square tile formats, along with stunning mosaic tiles in 2” x 2” and 4” Hexagon. Breton matte tiles are rated for all residential and commercial applications. Breton polished tiles in Fresh, Bloom and Street are rated for all residential and light commercial applications; Glow polished is rated for all residential applications; and Frame and Board polished are rated for light residential applications. Breton brings together several concepts in unique evolution: Monochromatic limestone looks, subtle colorful chips and innovative tonal variation. A true expression of Italian design and technology!

Tile Sizes

12x24 rectified
12x24 polished rectified
24x24 rectified
24x24 polished rectified
2x2 mosaic
4x4.5 hexagon mosaic


Sizes Available 12x24, 24x24, 2x2 mosaic on 12x12 sheet, hexagon mosaic on 10.25x12 sheet
Special Order / Lead Time Required 24x48, 32x32, 48x48
Material Porcelain
Thickness 9 mm
Wear Rating All colors in matte: 5 - Walls + Residential / Commercial Floor Applications; Bloom/Fresh/Street Polished: 4 - Walls + Residential / Light Commercial Floor Applications; Glow Polished: 3 - Walls + Residential Floor Applications; Frame/Board Polished: 2 - Walls + Light Residential Floor Applications
Shade Variation V2
Frost Proof Yes
Dynamic Coefficient of Friction ≥ 0.42 (Matte)
Country of Origin Italy
Minimum Grout Joint 1/8"
Additional Information Per ANSI standard A108.02,,; tiles longer than 15" should not be staggered more than 1/3 the length of the tile.

Performance Data

Water Absorption ISO 10545-3 ≤ 0.5 % (Matte)
Abrasion Resistance ISO 10545-7 5 (Matte)
Breaking Strength ISO 10545-4 ≥ 35 N/mm2
Dynamic Coefficient of Friction AcuTest ≥ 0.42 (Matte)
Dimensions Range ISO 10545-2 Conforms
Frost Resistance ISO 10545-12 Frost Proof
Chemical Resistance - Household Chemicals ISO 10545-13 Min. Class B
Thermal Shock Resistance ISO 10545-9 Resists
Resistance to Stains ISO 10545-14 Min. Class 3

Design Ideas

  • Breton Bloom Hexagon
  • Breton Bloom 24x24
  • Breton Frame 12x24 & 24x24
  • Breton Fresh 24x48
  • Breton Fresh Hexagon
  • Breton Glow 12x24
  • Breton Glow 48x48
  • Breton Glow
  • Breton Street 24x24
  • Breton Street
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