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Why marble-effect porcelain tiles make the perfect floor
Iris Ceramica introduces the new Marmi 3.0 collection, using technology to better reproduce the colours, veins and imperfections of marble
Marble-effect porcelain tiles perfectly combine aesthetics and functionality. After years of parquet and resins with an industrial flavour, the most precious material is back, in a “digital” version. The benefits of a timeless material such as marble, with its veins embellishing any space, have been applied to a new contemporary version in porcelain stoneware. This non-porous and resistant ceramic perfectly resembles marble, with its chromatic nuances and imperfections, thanks to new advanced technologies.
For this reason, Iris Ceramica decided to name its marble-effect porcelain tiles Marmi 3.0. Recently presented at Cersaie, they evoke a new idea of luxury that blends past and present in the search for contemporary aesthetics.
Marble-effect porcelain tiles’ success is mainly due to the current trend for a revisited classical style. Marble can embellish interiors with its shiny reflections, contrasts and depth effects thanks to specific surface treatments that highlight the shiny/glazed contrasts of surfaces and veins.
Iris Ceramica’s marble-effect porcelain stoneware is available in eight different colour variants, two surfaces – natural and polished – and different other formats.
There is also a further variant: a diamond effect available in golden, platinum, white, black, veined white, onyx, brown Saint Laurent and black Pulpis.
Thanks to technology, marble is now fashionable again, especially in lighter tones such as white and beige, perfect for minimalistic-style lovers. Otherwise, in warmer or darker colours, ideal for retro decorations or for masculine classical interiors to be enriched by metallic touches.