Posts tagged as 'tiles'

Thu 13.2.

Designer Weaves by Mosaico+ (IT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 13.02.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

for Mosaico+

Crono design by Giugiaro Design for Mosaico+

In a series of new designs by Carlo dal Bianco and Giugiaro Design, tessera become a point in a fabric patiently woven by skilled hands, “an imaginary thread that draws, unites and leads into decoration’s enchanted maze” says Mosaico+.



Tue 24.9.

Out on the Tiles: ceramic architectural facades

Posted by Walter Phillips on 24.09.2013 - Tagged as: ,

Tiles in seven, subtle shades of white, provided by Toni Cumella, clad a building designed by architect Pedro Campos Costa – a new addition to the existing Lisbon Oceanarium

Tiles in seven, subtle shades of white, provided by Toni Cumella, clad a building designed by architect Pedro Campos Costa – a new addition to the existing Lisbon Oceanarium

Contemporary architects internationally are breathing new life into the old tradition of using ceramic elements on exteriors. The result are striking facades that marry expressive ornament with sustainability. (by Dominic Lutyens)


read this article in full on Architonic

Fri 1.2.

‘Berlin’ stove tile by Daniel Becker (DE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 01.02.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

'Berlin' stove tile by Daniel Becker

‘Berlin’ stove tile by Daniel Becker

Daniel Becker’s ‘Berlin’ stove tile is a reinterpretation of a traditional stove tile which was widely used in the middle of the last century in Germany.



New collection of Arabic-inspired tiles by Sweden's Claesson Koivisto Rune; photo by Mårten Claesson

There is no need to question Sweden’s prolific design trio Claesson Koivisto Rune‘s flair when it comes to architecture and design (and anything in between for that matter), yet during this year’s edition of Stockholm Design Week we have discovered yet another talent of one of studio’s founders’ – Mårten Claesson’s – that of photography. As a friend of Architonic, Mårten has agreed to share his images with us and we can now present you with a selection of his skillfully composed photographs taken at an inspiring exhibition showcasing Claesson Koivisto Rune’s latest collection of colourful, ornamental tiles inspired by traditional Arabic geometric patterns. (more…)

Tue 11.10.

‘Fluidity’ installation presented by Tile of Spain at MADE Expo 2011

Posted by Simon Keane-Cowell on 11.10.2011 - Tagged as: , , , ,

'Fluidity' installation at MADE Expo 2011, presented by Tile of Spain, a collaboration between manufacturers Tempio, Ceracasa Ceramica, Decorativa, Natucer and Tau Ceramica

Ever the design scouts, we’d like to show all you ceramic lovers out there something we saw at this year’s MADE Expo in Milan.

Presented by Tile of Spain, high-end ceramics manufacturer Tempio, in collaboration with Ceracasa Ceramica, Decorativa, Natucer and Tau Ceramica, exhibited a unique installation that explores the relation between interior and exterior space, private and public, through, naturally, the medium of tiles.


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

The German manufacturer VIA produces concrete tiles especially for architectural renovation projects. We vistited them at their booth at this year’s BAU in Munich and got some detailed informations about this sophisticated flooring. Enjoy!

more VIA products @ Architonic

more BAU 2011 videos @ Architonic

'CCCLOUD' by Kengo Kuma for Casalgrande Padana, in cooperation with the Faculties of Architecture of Ferrara and Siracusa.

We all remember the travertine façade with its chessboard-like pattern of openings wrapped around his beautiful ‘Lotus House’. Recently the master of structural surfaces and façades, the Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, realised this impressing 2826 m2 installation made from technical porcelain stoneware slabs for the Italian ceramics manufacturer Casalgrande Padana.