Minimale Arazzi Matteo Brioni Studio Irvine clay panels

Cloaked in Clay

This bespoke new panel system from Matteo Brioni makes marvelous use of clay. Company research into the use of clay and the artistic direction of Studio Irvine architect Marialaura Rossiell led to the creation of Arazzi – inspired by tapestries and re-imagined into a modern system. Arazzi is designed as a modular system of panels that can be formed and arranged to create personal and … Continue reading Cloaked in Clay

Changing Perspective

It’s all a matter of perspective for this 3D tile range from Italian design studio Viviana Degrandi. With the aim of connecting city architecture and individual perception of space, Perspective creates an opportunity to imagine the differences in experience through the use of relief, shape, and colour. These unique wall coverings come in three distinctive shapes that skillfully utilise contrasting shades in specific sections of … Continue reading Changing Perspective

Perfect Patchwork

Today Tile Addict is excited to take a look a few ranges on offer from an Italian company that was founded by those with a rich twenty year history in the ceramic sector. Horus Art Ceramiche was established in Fiorano Modenese, home to the Museum of Ceramic and neighbouring the tile hub Sassuolo. This innovative company found success in national markets before moving into overseas … Continue reading Perfect Patchwork

The Rug

With the modern desire for the unique, and an increased interest in pattern and visual intrigue, the mosaic rug ticks all the boxes for a modern home, despite its roots in antiquity.  Combined with almost any material, or standard floor tiles, these rugs create bespoke spaces without overwhelming the senses with pattern and colour, or underwhelming them with sterile, naked surfaces. With tiles now used … Continue reading The Rug

Head-bending Headquarters

A fantastic display of depth and light play is present at the GranitiFiandre headquarters in Castellarano.  Designed by Archea Associati, the main entrance is split in two using Fiandre’s strong, lightweight, large format, porcelain stoneware Marmi Maximum tiles in both Pietra Grey and Premium White. This split is imitated in the ceiling, with a large central piece that spills light from both sides giving it … Continue reading Head-bending Headquarters

Metallic Fusion

In Fiandre Architectural Surfaces’ new Magneto collection materials from the past are combined, and delivered with excellent technical performance, plus extraordinary tactile and visual effects. It is a contemporary take on cement, in which the basic material is contaminated with metallic and oxidation effects to alter its appearance and create an alluring balance of materials and colours. Continue reading Metallic Fusion