Matrice by Cedit

Sensory Structures

For Cedit’s Matrice collection, Brondi and Rainò have taken various concrete-inspired surfaces and imagined additional design reverberations, using 3mm deep incised graphic marks cut into the slabs. These provide a framework for infinite design combinations when grouted in bold colours. This recalls embroidery where every stitch is at right-angles to another one to construct forms and decorations. Continue reading Sensory Structures

Grouted Geometry

Cava’s strength lies in graphic patterns of incisions, instead of surface decoration. The true reveal does not occur until the tiles are installed … at the moment when the chosen coloured grout joint is complete and the design is fully expressed. Continue reading Grouted Geometry

Grunge Concrete by Diesel Living and Iris Ceramica

Diesel Departures

This year Diesel Living and Iris Ceramica have explored that world suspended between past and present; a land of strong colours and bold personality. The result is Glass Blocks, Synthetic Tape, Synthetic Studs, Metal Perf and Cement Mexican. Here diverse materials, such as glass, cement and metal, provide the sources of inspiration. They have been interacted and blended to deliver a new vision of urban living. Continue reading Diesel Departures

Nexo Coverlam by Grespania

What Is A Tile?

Stepping on to the impressive Grespania stand, one was faced by presentations of ceramics and porcelain floor and wall tiles, alongside one-piece kitchen worktops formed from ceramics slabs, achingly stylish Danish tables with Laminam table tops, and giant Laminam slabs that stretch the definition of tiles to 1,200 by 3,600mm … some stretch and quite beyond belief if I cast my mind back to my first Cersaie 25 years ago. Continue reading What Is A Tile?

Argila Pasadena by Peronda

Peronda Personified

Peronda’s Harmony brand has established a trailblazing reputation in design. It offers a wide variety of products for surfaces of all kinds: from mosaics to a rich assortment of decorative products including natural stone and hand-made pieces, that can bring a distinctive personality to any interior. Continue reading Peronda Personified