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CERSAIE 2011, as seen by the Architonic team
In the second installment of our comprehensive photographic journey through this year’s edition of Cersaie we reveal the images from the exhibitions of Marazzi, Bisazza, La Fabbrica, Ragno, Lea Ceramiche, Kale, Vives, Magna, Idea Ceramica, Roca, Coem and Gigacer. Enjoy!
to Architonic’s photo tour of CERSAIE 2011, Part II
Take a photo tour of CERSAIE 2011, thanks to Architonic's scouts on the ground
The autumn fair season has kicked off and Architonic is on the ground this week not only in Valencia, but also at CERSAIE, the leading international exhibition of ceramic tile and bathroom furnishings, held each year in Bologna.
176,000 square metres of exhibition space offer visitors the opportunity of getting up close and personal with the latest products, materials surfaces technologies, designed for both the private and contract markets.
If a trip to Italy isn’t in your diary this week, not to worry. Architonic has put together a comprehensive photo tour on Facebook for you take and enjoy. Ciao, belli!
to Architonic’s photo tour of CERSAIE 2011 on Facebook
'Sasso Nero' washbasin by Christian Piccolo for Mastella Design
The Italian bathroom manufacturer Mastella Design has recently unveiled these two, organically-shaped washbasins, which are to be presented later this month during this year’s, 29th edition of the international exhibition of ceramic tile and bathroom furnishings Cersaie (20-24 September).
'You only have to see what is important: the beautiful part. The rest is hidden,' says Torben Madsen from Danish practice Aarhus Arkitekterne of their new 'Round Series' for Vola
‘Working with Vola is really about getting into their DNA,’ says Aarhus Arkitekterne’s design manager Torben Madsen as he talks Architonic through the office’s new, highly graphic Round Series of paper-towel dispensers and waste bins for Vola at the recent ISH fair in Frankfurt.
And if anyone has an understanding of the genetics of Danish manufactuer, it’s Aarhus, who have collaborated with their client for several years now, and who recently completed the Gesamtkunstwerk-like Vola Academy in Horsens.
'Nivis' by Andrea Morgante, SHIRO STUDIO for Agape
‘Nivis’ is the one of the most recent creations of the Italian manufacturer Agape. Made from a solid white mass of Cristalplant® – a composite material which consists mainly of natural minerals mixed with a low percentage of polyester and acrylic polymers – the washbasin has two inter-connected cavities, with water running from the main, larger and deeper cavity to the smaller one which has an overflow outlet hole.
'Deque' tap by Sieger Design for Dornbracht
Since many years the German family company Sieger Design and the high class manufacturer for bathroom fittings and accessories Dornbracht have been collaborating and created some of the most daring and forward thinking products in this field. The most recent example is ‘Deque’ presented at this year’s ISH 2011 for the first time.
'Level 45' bathroom system by Naghi Habib for Falper
Architect and designer Naghi Habib has created an innovative bathroom system for manufacturer Falper called ‘Level 45′. The ‘pulpit element’, as the company’s promotional copy puts it, acts as unifying element, running at a height of 48mm throughout the various bathroom elements, acting as case, support and seat.
Copper aluminium frame, black marble lavabo, The Hayón Collection by Jaime Hayon for Bisazza
The Italian company Bisazza, especially known for its wide range of highly exclusive mosaics and tiles, debuts at this year’s ISH fair in Frankfurt with ‘Bisazza Bagno’ – a new bathroom collection. The Spanish design harlequin Jaime Hayón, who clearly shares certain aesthetic and stylistic values with the Italian brand was entrusted with the design of the first collection – collaborations with an array of internationally recognized designers will follow.