Ceramic

An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about ceramic

Product • By Sovet ItaliaSlim outdoor

Slim outdoor

The versatile collection of tables, coffee tables, console and benches for the outdoor space, recognized for its design and technology, introduces a new way of interpreting outdoor furniture making it distinctive and functional thanks to its aesthetic minimalism and the fine finishes offered, ranging from iroko, teak wood to ceramics. More

Product • By Love TilesCORE

CORE

In strong alliance between colour and cement base robustness we present Core. Symbol of new decoration tendencies, this collection reproduces richness and versatility of micro cement without renouncing ceramics intrinsic attributes. Natural and Formwork are two of the main surfaces of this collection. Both work as a foundation, but it is Formwork – elaborated just like typical old construction system also known as formwork, to sustain and mold structures – that can be used to a complete wall and floor covering or only as a decorative note. Core presents sober tones – Tortora, Beige, White, Light Grey and Grey – and a range of formats - 35x100, 31x62 and 30x60 – that give a response to modern architecture dema... More

Product • By Tejas BorjaSOLAR FLAT-5XL ceramic roof tile

SOLAR FLAT-5XL ceramic roof tile

SOLAR Flat-5XL ceramic roof tiles are the only large ceramic tiles with an integrated solar energy system. They are ideal for providing a reliable supply of solar energy. Thanks to the integration of the solar panel into the tile, the tiles provide all the benefits of a roof made from ceramic tiles in terms of watertightness, without any risk of deterioration or oxidation.The perfect integration is completed with the FLAT-5XL ceramic roof tiles andtheir clay accessories in the installation of the roof or facade. More

NewsNews • 18 Nov 2020

Perforated façade of infill house enlivens an urban Sydney street

Designed by Atelier DAU, this unique architectural infill on an inner-city site in Sydney, Australia presents an ever-changing façade thanks to custom perforated bronze screens. Called the Chimney House, the changing nature of the exterior is on full display to the street, an urban area which until recently had one of the highest crime rates in the country.  Tom Ferguson In addition to a rear expansion and overall renovation of the existing terrace home, the infill at this property comprises a new single garage with a self-contained apartment above. Tom Ferguson Part artwork and part sculpture, the perforated metal screening allows natural light to enter the infill, whilst maintaining the privacy of the occupants.&nb... More

NewsSpecification Case Study • 12 Nov 2020

Specification case study: Poisson Blanc by naturehumaine

Naturehumaine designed a minimalistic and refined chalet located in rugged terrain north of Montréal, Canada. The architects shaped the structure in a compact volume to reduce the footprint on the site. The squared floor plan is topped by a gabled roof structure. The modest budget led to a reduction of circulation areas, compact spaces, grouping of services and simple and affordable materials. The result is a minimalistic monochrome volume that fits well within its natural landscape.  Raphaël Thibodeau Wooden facade cladding - Modern Siding in Ultra White-1 by MaibecThe white wooden siding with vertical orientation is factory coated and provides increased protection against effects of the sun and the harsh Canadian e... More

Product • By HESSENTIA | Cornelio CappelliniIsotta

Isotta

It is a coffee table result of a continuous desire to experience. The base is unusually composed of two vase-shaped bodies different in size and which seem fused together. At the top end there are two circular marble tops with different diameters. The double structure of this coffee table is in ceramic with a three-dimensional finish that can be traced back to the texture of a woven fabric. This piece is particularly suitable for those who are always looking for unique pieces. More

NewsNews • 13 Oct 2020

Escola Massana addresses its surrounding context with rotating volumes and ceramic brise-soleil façade

Situated in the heart of Barcelona’s historic Gardunya Square, the Escola Massana is part of a long-running urban transformation process. With over 11,000 square meters of usable surface area, Estudio Carme Pinós was tasked with integrating a large programme and building footprint into a rich existing city fabric.  Credit: Duccio Malagamba The architect’s design response was to differentiate the building, both volumetrically and in terms of façade design. Credit: Duccio Malagamba The part of the building that faces the square is split into two rotating volumes that generate different terrace spaces. Sculptural in appearance and giving the building a unique terrace element, this move also serves to... More

NewsMaterialization • 8 Sep 2020

Interior design for Japanese skincare brand Athletia is a showcase of recycled materials by Nendo

Nendo sets out to encapsulate Athletia’s brand’s values into the interior design; a balance between movement and stillness, inner beauty, and compassion for the environment. Athletia’s flagship store opened earlier this year in Tokyo. Masaya Yoshimura The designers translated compassion for the environment into the use of recycled and biodegradable materials. The flooring is made of flaxseed oil, pine resin, and sawdust.  Masaya Yoshimura Waste from a ceramic factory makes up 43 percent of the tiles used for the counter and countertops. Terrazzo surfaces feature crushed and reused glass from Athletia’s defective glass containers. Masaya Yoshimura The completely glazed shop storefront is partial... More

Product • By Lurca"HERA" CERAMIC TILES

"HERA" CERAMIC TILES

Lurca Tiles was born in 2010, inspired by the brazilian ceramic tradition. Although the tiles by themselves look simple at first sight, they create beautiful panels when assembled together. Each Model is sold separately and can be arranged in different ways, providing the client several panel designs options with the same product. The tiles can be used in both external and internal areas, becoming a unique architectural element in a project and being at the same time a functional, low-maintenance durable wall covering. More

Product • By Lurca"HIBISCO" CERAMIC TILES

"HIBISCO" CERAMIC TILES

Lurca Tiles was born in 2010, inspired by the brazilian ceramic tradition. Although the tiles by themselves look simple at first sight, they create beautiful panels when assembled together. Each Model is sold separately and can be arranged in different ways, providing the client several panel designs options with the same product. The tiles can be used in both external and internal areas, becoming a unique architectural element in a project and being at the same time a functional, low-maintenance durable wall covering. More

Product • By Lurca"CAETÉ" CERAMIC TILES

"CAETÉ" CERAMIC TILES

Lurca Tiles was born in 2010, inspired by the brazilian ceramic tradition. Although the tiles by themselves look simple at first sight, they create beautiful panels when assembled together. Each Model is sold separately and can be arranged in different ways, providing the client several panel designs options with the same product. The tiles can be used in both external and internal areas, becoming a unique architectural element in a project and being at the same time a functional, low-maintenance durable wall covering. More

Product • By Lurca"BROTO" CERAMIC TILES

"BROTO" CERAMIC TILES

Lurca Tiles was born in 2010, inspired by the brazilian ceramic tradition. Although the tiles by themselves look simple at first sight, they create beautiful panels when assembled together. Each Model is sold separately and can be arranged in different ways, providing the client several panel designs options with the same product. The tiles can be used in both external and internal areas, becoming a unique architectural element in a project and being at the same time a functional, low-maintenance durable wall covering. More

Product • By Lurca"LÉIA" CERAMIC TILES

"LÉIA" CERAMIC TILES

Lurca Tiles was born in 2010, inspired by the brazilian ceramic tradition. Although the tiles by themselves look simple at first sight, they create beautiful panels when assembled together. Each Model is sold separately and can be arranged in different ways, providing the client several panel designs options with the same product. The tiles can be used in both external and internal areas, becoming a unique architectural element in a project and being at the same time a functional, low-maintenance durable wall covering. More

Product • By Lurca"ALPINIA" CERAMIC TILES

"ALPINIA" CERAMIC TILES

Lurca Tiles was born in 2010, inspired by the brazilian ceramic tradition. Although the tiles by themselves look simple at first sight, they create beautiful panels when assembled together. Each Model is sold separately and can be arranged in different ways, providing the client several panel designs options with the same product. The tiles can be used in both external and internal areas, becoming a unique architectural element in a project and being at the same time a functional, low-maintenance durable wall covering. More

Product • By Lurca"TAIÁ" CERAMIC TILES

"TAIÁ" CERAMIC TILES

Lurca Tiles was born in 2010, inspired by the brazilian ceramic tradition. Although the tiles by themselves look simple at first sight, they create beautiful panels when assembled together. Each Model is sold separately and can be arranged in different ways, providing the client several panel designs options with the same product. The tiles can be used in both external and internal areas, becoming a unique architectural element in a project and being at the same time a functional, low-maintenance durable wall covering. More