Five Italian Favourites

Seeing so many tiles day in day out can lead to a mind full of fabulous images, but it can be hard to remember every range, pattern, and design that’s tickled our fancy over the years. That said, there are some pieces in particular that have stayed with us, becoming firm favourites that we will never forget, so we thought we’d share a few of … Continue reading Five Italian Favourites

Beauty in Blue

There is something completely magical about blue marble and blue-hued stone-effects. Nature’s abundant beauty knows no bounds but when it comes to practicality, porcelain and ceramic immitations can offer a little extra. To demonstrate we’ve compiled some of the stunning blue toned gems to be found in the tile world, and a little of their natural counterparts. Continue reading Beauty in Blue

Five fantastic patterned tile collections

There are really too many to choose from, but we’ve done our best to pick out some outstanding designs. From artist collaborations, to keen designer creations, to all-round awesome work, we’ve selected five fantastic patterned tile collections that are sure to make a statement anywhere. Continue reading Five fantastic patterned tile collections

Crafting Colour Charts with CEDIT and Formafantasma

Florim brand CEDIT presents a unique celebration of colour in their collection Cromatica. Designed by Formafantasma, founded by Andrea Trimarchi and Simone Farresin who “view every project as an opportunity for study and the acquisition of new knowledge”, Cromatica is evidence of the designer’s mission statement of “Looking back to look forward”. Continue reading Crafting Colour Charts with CEDIT and Formafantasma

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. Continue reading Monochrome Marble

Palatial Policroma

Combining materials is made easy with Policroma. Designed by Cristina Celestino for Cedit, these large slabs take two distinct surfaces and fuse them to create the stunning range. Using both the class of marble and the texture of Marmorino plaster, Celestino gives us the best of both worlds. Continue reading Palatial Policroma

Enigmatic Euridice

Although tiles are commonly works of art in their own right, this collection created in collaboration with Italian artist Giorgio Griffa takes that concept to another level. Since the mid-sixties Griffa’s work has developed from a traditional approach to subject and style, to one identifably formed in the abstract-expressionist and tachiste movements. Continue reading Enigmatic Euridice

Centura Configuration

A dramatic façade encases the new Centura HQ in Quebec.  White, polished, large format Florim Oversize Magnum (1,200 by 2,400mm) create the look with a unique customised pentagon shape.  These slabs are versatile and lightweight and come with a thickness of just 6mm, as well as sizes raging from 800 by 800mm to 1,600 by 3,200mm. Continue reading Centura Configuration

Awesome Araldica

From CEDIT by Florim comes a truly magical collection. The brains behind these bold and beautiful pieces is artist and graphic designer Federico Pepe. Here he took inspiration from marbled paper, a technique that results in a paper surface with an uncanny resemblance to natural stone and marble, yet with the creative freedom afforded by a multitude of colour pigments. This effect is most commonly … Continue reading Awesome Araldica

Italian Interaction

Conveying a sense of motion and natural flow, Ceramics of Italy’s stand at Coverings, Strada Dinamica, will serve as a focal point and information hub where visitors can learn about the Italian tile industry. Continue reading Italian Interaction

Antique Marble of Cerim

The new Antique Marble collection from Cerim exploits a variety of finishes, sizes and colour themes to satisfy the demands of contemporary architecture and modern lifestyles, while maintaining a connection to this timeless material’s historical roots. Continue reading Antique Marble of Cerim