B&W Marble Flor Gres Florim monochrome tile slab collection

Monochrome Marble

It’s rare to find a marble look that is entirely striking and unique, but this simple concept from Flor Gres for Florim takes marble to a whole other level. B&W Marble removes a lot of nuance often present in the waving shades and veins of the natural stone, focusing solely on the most distinct of colours – black and white. In eight styles the monochrome … Continue reading Monochrome Marble

Stonelike wall natural stone tile living ceramics

Soft and Stonelike

Living Ceramics takes surfaces very seriously. Committed to providing the best solutions for floors, walls, worktops, and steps, they take inspiration from nature to create comforting and calming products for the home. With Stonelike Wall, this relaxing response is immediate. Soft, subtle textures, and a choice of three different reliefs, these 300mm by 600mm formats offer a gentle style of stone. Marks present a dimpled … Continue reading Soft and Stonelike

Solto4D Peronda Museum Surfaces tile natural stone

4D Forms

Imitation stone is getting better and better. Companies are making use of improved technology to get an uncannily keen degree of accuracy for their products, enabling the resurgence of lost or rare materials, and an ease of use for dense and heavy stone that would otherwise be inaccessible for many projects. New 4DTECH technology has been utilised to create a plethora of imitation surfaces for … Continue reading 4D Forms

Marazzi Cersaie 2019 tile preview

Sneak Peek for Next Week

Here is a quick little preview of the new collections Marazzi will present at Cersaie next week. Inspired by glossily glazed Moroccan terracotta tiles, Crogiolo Zellige is the new 100 by 100mm format tile. They are produced with a rough, handcrafted appearance, complete with uneven surfaces and glaze variations. Crogiolo d_Segni Blend is the new range of porcelain stoneware cement tiles. They come in 200 … Continue reading Sneak Peek for Next Week

Edimax Astor Velvet Stream 3D technology

Authentic Edimax

Edimax Astor Ceramiche has introduced a new piece of technology resulting from their keen focus on research and innovation. To further their accomplishments in the ceramic sector, 3D Shaped Technology provides even more realism to their surfaces, adding texture and life to create products with realism. The final results are collections inspired by natural stones, with visual texture, and a matching tactile surface that is … Continue reading Authentic Edimax

Gem Glass Magma from Sicis

Playing with Nature

This is a small selection of company’s offerings that take large formats to the next level and into the ether. Using inspiration from nature in the form of marble and gemstones, digital printing helps to create truly incredible out-of-this-world tiles. Sicis offers both mystic marble and grand-scale gems. The veining in their marble collection comes in five powerful metallic shades, giving the collection its name … Continue reading Playing with Nature

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