Roberto Colonetti is a well-known professional in the tile and stone industries, and deservedly so. Known for his innovative porcelain techniques, Colonetti refers to himself as a porcelain artist and truly prides himself on pushing artistic boundaries with the material.
Tile trends are constantly evolving. New colorways, patterns, textures and formats are being introduced each year, which give designers more inspiration and motivation to utilize tile products in their projects. Tile manufacturers are also working hard to craft innovative, unique designs to cater to every type of space.
Karen Pearse is an internationally renowned expert on natural stone and surfaces, who founded Karen Pearse Global Direct (KPGD) in 1981. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic that has been devastating communities all over the world, Pearse recently launched the Protect Collection, a vast array of antimicrobial porcelain tiles developed with Microban® technology.
In collaboration with Area Floors, SomerTile products were the exclusive tile of choice in one of the six luxury homes featured in the annual Street Of Dreams showcase. “Bespoke” by Red Hills Construction is a modern farmhouse with a twist of old-world and industrial themes.
Marazzi recently served as co-sponsor of a Chicago A&D event attended by more than 500 designers, architects and builder members of the IIDA’s (Commercial Interior Design Association) Illinois chapter.
At Cersaie, two renowned architects, Mario Botta and Guido Canali, will discuss the theme of architectural projects with moderator, Fulvio Irace. The event is part of Cersaie's 10th edition of “building, dwelling, thinking” cultural program.
The design project takes off from various starting points. On one hand, the site, unique and challenging in its layout as well as its location, requires a strong solution. We find a locale with a small, narrow facade on a busy street in the Eixample area of Barcelona.
In this issue of TILE Magazine, we focus on mosaic tile designs and radiant heating. Through various installation case studies and project articles, learn how different types of mosaic tile add unique design touches to residential and commercial spaces. Also, be sure to check out our product showcase, which features the latest innovations in radiant heating technology, as well as our detailed technical focuses that cover the specifics of the evergrowing trend.