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Top 10: 2018 trends for design walls and floors
Mosaic tiles are back. This historic decoration with high expressive potential has been modernised by contemporary manufacturing processes. Thanks to chromatic and decorative solutions, mosaic tiles are not only used in the bathroom decoration sector, but also in other areas of the house and in the contract sector. This is also due to new advanced techniques in working ceramic and glass. The outcome? A mixture of formats, colours, finishes that can radically transform any surface. The choice is incredibly wide: modular elements with different shapes and dimensions are combined to create versatile patterns, adaptable to any style. Even the wildest imagination can be made real with mosaic tiles, such as Botanic Tales by Mosaico+, a narrative decoration picturing a dreamlike botanic garden (photo above).
For mosaic and graphic textures lovers, we recommend Arkshade Mosaico Sail’s collections, especially in the Sage version, which elegantly decorates walls with a geometric pattern and delicate shades. We also suggest Mek, a series of floors and coordinated decorations that mix the concrete effect with metallic touches. Both by Atlas Concorde, they have been presented among the latest products of 2018 inside Unique Hotel concept space.
Among the latest Sicis collections, Vetrite is certainly the main protagonist. It represents the evolution of glass mosaics, from the small tile format to large sheets: a maxi supporting surface on which to reproduce stunning variants and chromatic effects by applying different textures and polymeric films. It’s an innovative bathroom decoration to customise one’s walls, furniture, doors and surfaces. An example is the Electric Marble line, a technological marble that combines psychedelic effects with natural marble textures.
Appiani recently designed a new line, Metrica, characterised by point-type decorations with four different variants (Cerchi, Incroci, Trattini and Parallele). The firm also introduced Libra, a series of brick-like decorations that play with materials, lights and shadows. It’s available in two finishes categories: Matte, with three glazed colours (white, grey and black) and Shine, in three metallic versions (bronze, copper and aluminium).
Greg Natale designed Groove for Bisazza, a collection inspired by nature and coral reefs. This project is part of a bigger collection conceived to express the natural irregularity of the organic world through mosaic square tiles.
Trend is a mixture of colours, techniques and materials. Studio Asia developed a colourful stand with different settings representing the latest products by the firm. Supreme is a line of hand-made artistic glass embellished with unique finishes. Veneziana, instead, is an agglomerate of granules inspired by renaissance Venice. Finally, Infinity is a collection entirely made of printed glass.
New technologies can combine the elegance of marble and the practicality of ceramics