Large format slabs have been proving increasingly popular, offering an expansive and seamless look, most commonly in marble and stone-effects. Multiple companies have taken this trend a step further, providing designs that take us even closer to the veigning and intricasies of the imitated stone. For example, Bloom from Del Conca, which packs a punch with its magnified marble, making onlookers feel comparatively small. Continue reading Magnified Momo
To give an extensive display of the materials and surface solutions they offer, Marazzi has taken full advantage of the space in their new showroom. Their new location boasts over 400 square metres in a fashionable area of Lyon and has been designed with a range of visitors in mind, from architects and interior designers, to average customers seeking inspiration. Continue reading Lyon Legacy
Increasingly cropping up in interior style last year, this 2019 trend isn’t shying away. Bold, lively use of colour is here to party. Both interior design and the fashion world have warmly welcomed colour back into the fold, with the former shirking classic neutrals in favour of something a little more fun, and the latter recalling the colour-blocking style from 2011. Continue reading Colouration, Colouration, Colouration!
ABK has used the Wide range as the starting point to develop its Bath Design collection of co-ordinating floor and wall elements that includes suspended shelves, washbasins and shower trays with a minimalist design; all of which can be made to measure. Continue reading Slab Sophistication
Raimondi’s Roboslab system allows users to lift (from a case/pallet or an A-frame) panels of any size and up to 200 Kg in weight; and then position them accurately, on both floors and walls, prior to final installation. Continue reading Slab Solution
Mutina’s new Cover collection marks one of Patrica Urquiola’s first ventures with large ceramic slabs made using Continua Plus technology. Here, the clay is blended with a mixture of micro-grit, which is then used as a base for the coloured patterns applied using silk-screens. Continue reading Uniquely Urquiola
The lightweight, unbroken surfaces provided by new Kontinua large-format tiles redefine design boundaries, allowing the creation of ambitious residential and commercial spaces without compromising on the performance and aesthetics of Casalgrande Padana’s porcelain stoneware. Continue reading Kontinua Knowhow
I’m away on holiday until the 13th February, so I’ll leave you with some tile humour. Well, it may be humour! Joint: Gap left between tiles. Following development of a new European standard, this gap has been standardised to be “never less than a bit” and “never more than a lot.” Kiln: Cooking appliance capable of producing 3000 pizzas per hour. Klinker: Continental word which … Continue reading Tiling Thesaurus: J – L