Channeling Yakisugi

With the new Kasai range, Ceramiche Refin honours Japanese design culture, expressing on porcelain stoneware the same visual and tactile characteristics of traditional burnt wooden slats in a refined and elegant ceramic collection that provides a pleasing mix of tradition and innovation. Continue reading Channeling Yakisugi

Tiles decorated using the latest digital technologies from Esmalglass-Itaca

Digital Developments

The latest technological developments unveiled by Esmalglass-Itaca extend the benefits of synchronised decoration with its Digital Effects and Digital Materials families of products that add material textures, contrasts, sheen and relief to further enhance ceramic products. Continue reading Digital Developments

Mystone Lavagna by Marazzi

Back to Black

Marazzi’s Mystone Lavagna, inspired by the darkest type of slate, the range faithfully reproduces this stone’s tactile effect, creating the ideal tile for those in search of perfect black, in a daring design scheme in absolute black with all the beauty of stone. Continue reading Back to Black

Opus Motus by Raffaello Galiotto and Lithos Design.

Mosaics in Motion

Opus Motus was created by Raffaello Galiotto in conjunction with Lithos Design. It comprised six colourful mechanical spinning tops featuring an inlaid marble circle. When activated by a lever, these vertically-mounted tops begin to spin progressively faster. As this happens, the natural colours merge together, amalgamating and forming new and surprising shades. The net effect is an explosion of colours and shapes that reveal unique and surprising optical effects to onlookers. Continue reading Mosaics in Motion

Church of the Misericordia in Terranuova Bracciolini

Church Cladding Complexity

The Church of the Misericordia in Terranuova Bracciolini, Arezzo, Italy, one of the winners of the Adi Ceramics Design Award at Cersaie 2014, features a ceramic façade built up using tridimensional hexagonal glazed cotto tiles developed by Tagina. Continue reading Church Cladding Complexity