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Luv by Duravit

Duravit Luv collection by Cecile Manz combines the nature of her Danish minimalist background with modern elegance.

The collection is characterised by sleek, fine edges. In fact, while in the process of designing the collection she imagined it as a “bowl filled with water on a simple table”. The result is a new collection that allows for new design opportunities for any type of bathroom: ensuite, main or guest.

The exclusive selection of shapes, materials and colours is a reflection of Cecile’s refined design style. Her Scandinavian background is clearly emulated throughout the whole collection and its delicate lines. Luv is available with matt surfaces in White, Grey or Sand and also classic glazed white, naturally.

Three different sizes for oval above-counter basin, with or without tap hole platform and also small hand-rinse basins, left or right, ideal for small powder rooms.

Cecile’s refined eye for design, materials and colours is also reflected in the Luv series’ furniture. The washbasin stand is made in the likeness of a console table with four gently curved, and height adjustable, feet. Through this comprehensive design Cecile gives life to her imagined bowl full of water.

The Luv series is elegant, minimalist and softly flowing. The perfect image of a Nordic bathroom design.

Kerlite Wonderwall

A lively start to the year for Cotto d'Este, who participated in two of the most important international fairs: Maison et Objet, held in January in Paris, and Euroshop, at the beginning of March, in Düsseldorf.

Maison et Object is the prestigious international event that showcases the best and most diverse decorative styles in the world.

Professionals, architects and interior designers visited Cotto d’Este’s exhibition space confirming its position of excellence and prestige in the Italian and international ceramics with the collections Wonderwall and Kerlite Art.

The EuroShop, held every three years in Düsseldorf, always gives a glimpse of the most innovative solutions and latest technologies used in the market.

Cotto d’Este was present with a "Shop Fitting & Store Design” entirely devoted to Kerlite, the large sheets of laminated porcelain tile that, thanks to the versatility and ease of use, is an ideal product to meet the needs of contemporary architecture, interior design and special applications: not just for floors and walls, but also for furniture and accessories, table tops, kitchen benches and so much more.

 

Cir Mat Porcelaine Tiles

CIR Ceramiche - MAT Collection

 

 

Cir, the historical ceramics company, has presented its latest collection: MAT. This ceramics tiles series is an absolute novelty in the world of CIR.

 

The collection is inspired by the materiality of resin and cement and was introduced for the very first time at the Cersaie 2016, the International exhibition of ceramics for architecture and bathroom furnishings.

 

Through this collection, CIR is opening a new road to new levels of design and development.

As always characterised by research focussing on colours, surfaces and textures with strong visual impact, Cir selects ten neutral colours, designed to meet the needs of more sober interior design.

 

The collection also explores the world of large formats ranging from 800x800 to a micro format of 6.50x400.


As always, Cir introduces to the market new trends and innovative, creative ideas. You can find this and all the other CIR Ceramiche porcelain tiles collections in our showroom in Byron Bay.

Cerasarda Abitare la Terra Collection

2017 is all about internationalization for Cerasarda, one of the most famous Italian ceramics manufacturers.

The “Ceramic company from the Emerald Coast” was the protagonist at the Maison&Object exhibition that took place in Paris during the month of January. The company, known worldwide for its cheerfully coloured glazes and refined decorations, showcased its most recent collection: Abitare la Terra.

 

The collection, first introduced during Cersaie 2016, is the result of years of experience, detailed study and continual monitoring of modern living trends by Maria Luisa Brighenti, designer and ceramist since the Eighties. Abitare la Terra stands out as an absolute innovation in modern design, and takes pride of place in the “Cerasarda Design” section.


Characterised by its materiality, harmonious chromatic tonalities enriched by contrasting colours and completely new decorative structures, Abitare la Terra is inspired by the warmth and generosity of Sardinia and is articulated in a wide range of modular formats to enable unlimited applications on both floors and walls, in response to an international market which is ever more attentive to the authenticity of materials as key to a truly contemporary lifestyle.

Casalgrande Padana Les Docks

The prestigious brand Casalgrande Padana has recently been awarded by FX Magazine prizes to 5+1 AA’s Marseille Docks and Diamante Boa projects.

These prizes confirm the company’s excellence in design and their unique ability to combine contemporary architecture with innovative solutions.

The prestigious FX Interior Design Award celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2016 and an international jury selected the best design projects in the world. The award is divided into two categories: architecture and construction projects and innovative products.  The first category includes public spaces and hotels whereas the second surfaces, floorings, lighting and so on.

The renovation of the Marseille Docks, by the 5+1 AA architectural studio, was the winner of the Global Project category. The Docks was a complex project and the star of it is Casalgrande Padana’s ceramic covering that creates a modern decorative effect emphasizing at the same time the design and style of its buildings and courtyards.

The concept behind the development of the project was the use of coloured ceramics to separate the public and private spaces.

The project has undoubtedly restored the bond between the docks, the city and the sea, with the ceramic covering combining high performance with expressive quality. With the use of seven shades of blue and more than 950 ceramic tiles the result was a celebration of the docks and their history.