Projects

recreation and socialisation

Huize Hölterhof Sauna Wellness Hotel & Restaurant - Enschede (NL)

A cottage in the heart of the Dutch Twente region

The Huize Hölterhof Sauna Wellness Hotel & Restaurant is a resort where guests can relive the atmospheres of the early twentieth century

Surfaces: BLUSTYLE
Hotel Landgoed De Wilmersberg - De Lutte (NL)

An oasis of wellness in the Dutch countryside

A spa surrounded by large windows looking out onto one of the most picturesque areas of the Netherlands is the perfect place to restore body and soul

Surfaces: BLUSTYLE
Holiday Apartment Lamia Matera 11 - Matera

A contemporary rock dwelling in Matera

In the European Capital of Culture 2019, a rock dwelling in the ancient village of the Sassi has been given a new lease of life. With a new layout and modern materials, it has been transformed into a contemporary hospitality facility while maintaining strong links with tradition

Surfaces: BLUSTYLE
Hotel and Visitor Centre at Nyíregyháza Zoo - Hungary

A ceramic Pangea

The architecture of a large zoo explores the relationship with nature, using ceramic tiles to enhance form and function

Surfaces: COTTO D'ESTE
Palazzo di Varignana Lounge Bar - Castel San Pietro Terme (BO)

Relaxing in a lounge bar

Guests at the Palazzo Varignana Resort & Spa can chill out in an elegant and prestigious location in the Emilia-Romagna countryside

Surfaces: AVA
Azzurra Fitness Club - Cisterna, LT (Italy)

Azzurra Fitness Club: a warm, friendly space designed for all

The aim of the project was to create a fitness centre where it would be a pleasure to train, relax and socialise

Surfaces: FONDOVALLE
Beyond Society Gastrobar - Xanthi (Greece)

A distinctive but hospitable style in the heart of Xanthi

A location that combines the classical elegance of Eastern Greece with a retro touch and cosmopolitan atmosphere

Surfaces: FONDOVALLE
APOTECA Provviste Alimentari - Roma

A touch of inspiration in Rome’s Flaminio neighbourhood

Observe, design and restore are the golden rules of an architectural renovation project in the heart of Rome, gastronomy included

Surfaces: FIORANESE
Tino Caffè - Florence

British tradition meets Italian contemporary design

The vintage industrial style of British pubs meets Italian design in an experimental project for a new café in Florence

Surfaces: FIORANESE
La Terre 楽田 café-restaurant - Chengdu (PRC)

Food philosophy

An organic, contemporary space where guests can relax while enjoying delicious dishes and celebrating the age-old connection between food, man and nature

Surfaces: CERAMICA SANT'AGOSTINO
Hotel Chateau de Drudas - Toulouse (France)

Staying at a Chateau

In the countryside near Toulouse, the eighteenth-century summer residence of the Rességuier family has been transformed into the elegant Hotel Château de Drudas

Surfaces: MARCA CORONA
Sede Telekom - Bonn (D)

Splendid atmospheres

The canteen in the Telekom headquarters in Germany stands out for its elegant interior design

Surfaces: LAMINAM
Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral - Raleigh (USA)

A LEED-certified church in North Carolina

In the city of Raleigh, North Carolina, the practice O'Brien & Keane designed and built a new church which welcomes congregants from the Catholic community and hosts numerous liturgical celebrations and diocese events. The architects opted for classical architectural elements and LEED-certified products to guarantee an efficient performance of the building

Surfaces: EMILGROUP
Adhesives: Mapei
Ristorante Cracco - Milan

More than just a restaurant

Ristorante Cracco, located in Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan, the iconic shopping mall known as the "Salon of the Milanese", is more than just a restaurant. The spaces of the patisserie bistro-bar, the private rooms, the cellar and the events room on the last of the four floors are pervaded by an atmosphere of times past, but the culinary and cultural offerings could hardly be more contemporary

Surfaces: MARAZZI
Caffè del Voltone - Pieve di Cento (BO)

Caffè del Voltone

A bar in Pieve di Cento offers a taste of the past

Surfaces: BLUSTYLE
The Residence - Perth (AUS)

A custom dream home

The Residence is a display home where porcelain tiles from express the concept of contemporary luxury

Surfaces: PANARIA CERAMICA
Pécs Zoo - Pécs (Hungary)

A bright new cladding for the façades of Pécs Zoo

One of Hungary's most popular tourist attractions, Pécs Zoo was recently renovated by architects from the practice Nara Studio who chose laminated porcelain large-size panels for the façade cladding

Surfaces: COTTO D'ESTE
StrEat Food Restaurant - Milan

A food experience spanning past and present

Warm vintage atmospheres and contemporary functionality come together in the restyling project for the StrEat Food Tortona restaurant in Milan

Surfaces: CIR
Rosalia Salad Gourmet - Florence

Mediterranean energy

An establishment offering healthy and tasty street food was recently opened in the centre of the new university town of Novoli just outside Florence

Surfaces: CERAMICA SANT'AGOSTINO
Starfield Library - Seoul (South Korea)

A library turns into an attraction

This beautiful library in Seoul has become one of the city's coolest attractions and is boosting business too

Surfaces: MARCA CORONA
Valamar Girandella Premium Villas - Rabac, Istria (Croatia)

Splendid architecture for a holiday in eastern Istria

In search of Rabac, a splendid location where the hospitality of the Valamar Girandella Resort is a sublime art in perfect harmony with the surrounding landscape

Surfaces: BLUSTYLE
Centro Cinofilo Cusinato - Pove del Grappa (VI)

Outdoor living

Country life provides the inspiration for interior design

Surfaces: BLUSTYLE
Eracle Sports Center - Como

The Eracle Sports Center expands

The recently expanded Eracle Sports Center, owned by Italian footballer Gianluca Zambrotta, offers an innovative range of multidisciplinary activities, recreational spaces and a spa close to the centre of Como

Surfaces: DEL CONCA
Majestic Mountain Charme Hotel - Madonna di Campiglio (TN)

A mountain setting

The restyling project for a splendid hotel in Madonna di Campiglio brings together modernity and tradition while respecting the local spirit

Surfaces: LAMINAM
In Croissanteria Lab - Carobbio degli Angeli (BG)

The pastry shop reimagined

In Croissanteria Lab, a new pastry shop concept

Surfaces: FIORANESE
Fattoria Toccaferro Restaurant - Pescara

A combined restaurant and shop

A restaurant in Pescara combines traditional cuisine with the unique experience of farm shopping. It uses interior design materials to create a warm, welcoming atmosphere inspired by the past

Surfaces: FIORANESE
Ocean Prime Restaurant - Naples FL, USA

Warm and glamorous interiors on the Gulf of Mexico

The Ocean Prime restaurant in Naples, the fourteenth location in the chain set up by entrepreneur Cameron Mitchell, was designed by Mark Knauer and his firm Knauer Incorporated and is situated on the historic 5th Avenue South in the city's Old District

Surfaces: PIEMME INDUSTRIE
Fulin Restaurant Luxury Chinese Experience - Florence

A taste of the Orient

The true flavours of Chinese cuisine can be found in a tasteful and elegant restaurant in Florence

Surfaces: CAESAR
Markus Food Experience - San Paolo Bel Sito (NA)

Markus: vesuvian cuisine 3.0

An interior created by architect Leonardo Caliandro is the perfect setting for the gastronomic inventions of the young Neapolitan chef Maurizio De Riggi

Surfaces: FONDOVALLE
Media Math 4 World Trade Center - New York (USA)

A creative hub in New York City

The New York studio of Jennifer Carpenter Architect won the Tile Competition's Commercial award for their work in Media Math's new offices.

Surfaces: REFIN
Całoroczne sports centre - Olsztyn (Poland)

Bringing a lake to life

The Całoroczne Centre aims to forge a new identity for Olsztyn

Surfaces: CASA DOLCE CASA
Josef Mountain Resort - Avelengo (Bolzano) Italy

A destination in the woods

The Josef Mountain Resort in South Tyrol stands out for its natural energy following a renovation project that has forged even stronger links between the exterior and the surrounding environment

Surfaces: FLAVIKER
Spant! Theater - Bussum (NL)

More than just theatre

The multifunctional basement at the Spant! theatre in Bussum, Holland, is finally a place of light and boasts a sophisticated and elegant interior to welcome guests

Surfaces: DESIGN TALE STUDIO
Acropolis Venue - Olympia Estate, George (South Africa)

A location in the heart of nature

Nestling on a temperate plateau, and characterised by a refined but welcoming atmosphere, this unique location is an ideal resting place for horses and riders, a great place for cultural events and corporate meetings and an original venue for private parties

Surfaces: CENTURY
Darling Harbour Live International Convention Centre - Sydney

A new entertainment venue

The Australian consortium Darling Harbour Live has invested a billion dollars in redeveloping one of Sydney's prime locations to create new convention, exhibition and entertainment venues set in parkland between the waterfront and the city

Surfaces: LAMINAM
Theory Bar & More - Athens

Colonial revival meets fusion style in the north of Athens

The restyling of a well known venue in Chalandri, a northern suburb of the Greek capital, provides the perfect opportunity to express an original, vintage-oriented idea

Surfaces: FONDOVALLE
Les Dunes, Société Générale campus - Val de Fontenay, Paris

A Horizontal Campus

Drawing inspiration from the settlements of camper vans that form on the beaches of the Camargue, and the wood and steel moorings used in Venice, the architect Anne Démians designed a peaceful work environment built around light, gardens, restaurants and sharing

Surfaces: LEA
Repulse Bay Road - Hong Kong

A piece of Italy in Hong Kong

The cotto and stone surface of Repulse Bay Road exemplifies Hong Kong's fascination with Italian tile.

Surfaces: SANNINI
Church of Our Lady of Mercy (Glass Church) - Baranzate (Milano)

Communion, Sharing, Contemporaneity

The renovation of a religious building from the 1950s, based on a restoration project drawn up by the original architects, is an excellent example of "philological" restoration in modern architecture.

Surfaces: CASALGRANDE PADANA
Palazzo Valperga Galleani - Turin

The most beautiful house in the world

A Baroque building in the heart of Turin's old city centre has been restored to its former glory as part of a meticulous renovation project combining old and contemporary decorative elements. Starting out from the choice of materials

Surfaces: COTTO D'ESTE
KDV Sports, Golf & Tennis Academy - Carrara (AUS)

Sculptural transparency

The most prestigious sports centre on Australia's Gold Coast has been expanded with a transparent, lightweight multipurpose building resting gracefully on the coastal plainvvvvvv

Surfaces: PANARIA CERAMICA
Camping delle Rose - Moniga Del Garda (Brescia)

A lake view terrace

The redevelopment project for a campsite on the shores of Lake Garda aims to integrate harmoniously with the landscape

Surfaces: PANARIA CERAMICA
La Polveriera day centre for the disabled - Reggio Emilia

La Polveriera gets a beautiful and practical makeover

A military complex dating back to the Second World War has recently been restored in Reggio Emilia. The project was guided by social values and is characterised by the lack of architectural barriers. Ceramic plays a leading role

Surfaces: MARAZZI
The District food court - Sydney

Food Court, Food Theatre

An old area next to a railway interchange in Sydney, Australia has been redeveloped as a futuristic dining precinct

Surfaces: CIR
The "Rotonda Italiana" coffee bar - Reggio Emilia

Art Deco and a focus on craftsmanship

The "Rotonda Italiana" coffee bar in Reggio Emilia takes you on a journey in time, thanks to vintage tiles that express Italian quality in all its facets

Surfaces: CIR
Food Court MyChef - Milan Malpensa

Flavours of Italy

Food is the perfect way to remember the place you are leaving and celebrate the place you are travelling to

Surfaces: REFIN
Burger King restaurant - Dunstable, UK

The American industrial look meets the English tradition

The industrial inspiration behind American metropolitan culture blends with the architectural tradition of deepest England, giving rise to spaces with a strong identity

Surfaces: RONDINE
Sant'Arialdo Patisserie Bar - Angera (VA)

Heavenly flavours in charming atmospheres

A ceramic carpet for a sweet homely ambience

Surfaces: CERAMICA SANT'AGOSTINO
PlusCity First Class Shopping - Pasching (Austria)

PlusCity in Pasching, Upper Austria, almost a city of its own dedicated to leisure activities

The extension has added 20,000 sq.m to the floor surface of what is now the biggest shopping centre in the region, featuring 220 stores, 48 restaurants, a multiplex cinema, a fitness centre and a family entertainment centre

Surfaces: FONDOVALLE
Erika Spa and Relax Hotel - Tyrol (Bolzano)

Wellness among the colours of nature

Framed by gardens and mountains, the Erika Spa and Relax Hotel in Tyrol offers a full immersion in nature and in the beauty of its carefully designed spaces

Surfaces: FONDOVALLE
San Giovanni Bosco parish centre - Treviolo (Bergamo)

Inclusive education

The new San Giovanni Bosco parish centre in Treviolo is built on principles of openness, inclusion and participation

Surfaces: CERIM
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Quintessentially Milanese

Elegant, stylish, sometimes modern, sometimes classical, often surprising: these epithets apply equally to the city of Milan and to the new lobby of the well-established Milan Hilton. You can take an architect's word for it!

Surfaces: REX
Camping Lacona Pineta - Lacona (LI)

A campsite by the clear blue sea

Set amongst pine trees just a short walk from the sea, the oldest campsite on the Island of Elba offers the fun and relaxation of a spa-grade swimming pool

Surfaces: COEM
Sky Lounge Bar Kempinski Residences & Suite - Doha (Qatar)

A breathtaking view over Doha

The luxury suite of the top two storeys of the Kempinski Residences & Suites in Doha has been converted into a Sky Lounge Bar

Surfaces: CASALGRANDE PADANA
New Alexander Forbes headquarters - Johannesburg, South Africa

Functionality, environmental quality and high energy-efficiency

The Alexander Forbes office complex stands out for the vitality and dynamism of its interiors, set against the silently sober presence of the ceramic floor coverings used on every level

Surfaces: CASALGRANDE PADANA
Le Greco Restaurant and Wine Bar - Tournai (Belgium)

A background blend of traditional and industrial styling

A recent remodelling project has brought a fresh, contemporary look to Le Greco, a restaurant and wine bar in the Belgian town of Tournai

Surfaces: VERDE
Marseilles Docks, France

Ceramics as a living material

The historic dock buildings are given a new lease of life in a carefully designed redevelopment project in which ceramic tile plays a key technological and emotional role

Surfaces: CASALGRANDE PADANA
Le Salon Coiffeur-Visagiste - Voiron (France)

A salon with character

Original colours and coverings set the glamorously sparkling tone of a small beauty salon in France

Surfaces: CAESAR
Halifax Restaurant - Hoboken, NJ (USA)

A Restaurant With A Canadian Flavour On The Shores Of The Hudson River

The Halifax restaurant in Hoboken, New Jersey, reflects its chef's origins, with seafood dishes, natural woods and the colours of nature

Surfaces: ITALGRANITI
Antica Sartoria di Napoli Restaurant - Trieste

‘Tailor-made’ redefined

In the heart of Trieste, this evocatively named hamburger bar welcomes its customers into an eclectic and elegant ambience

Surfaces: FAP
Sicilia's Bar & Shop - Agira (Enna)

Traditional Sicilian flavours in vintage and retro atmospheres

The thousand-year-old Sicilian food and wine culture meets the vintage spirit of Sicilia's bar-restaurants, the ideal places in which to feast on the culinary delights of Sicily in a retro style ambience

Surfaces: FAP
Sport Hotel Prodongo - Brallo di Pregola (PV)

Sport and relaxation in the high valleys of Pavia’s Oltrepò region

This thoughtfully restored hotel, located along the ancient salt road, far from the mass tourism routes, offers guests wellbeing and tranquillity

Surfaces: KEOPE
Chiesa della Misericordia - Terranuova Bracciolini (Arezzo)

Porcelain tiles that define the architecture

The project by Archea Associati for the local Brotherhood of Mercy has created a new association headquarters and a farewell room that can be used for many of the client's activities

Surfaces: TAGINA
Portopiccolo tourist and residential complex - Sistiana (TS)

The village without a past

A disused quarry has been converted into a highly eco-sustainable tourist and residential complex

Surfaces: CASA DOLCE CASA
Farm B&B Sant'Egle - Sorano (GR)

In the old customs house

A old 17th century customs house, which once marked the boundary between the Papal States and the Grand Duchy of Tuscany, has been renovated as an organic farm B&B using exclusively green building and sustainable techniques

Surfaces: CERAMICA SANT'AGOSTINO
Pizzeria "Amici" - Munich (D)

A custom dining experience

An Italian restaurant in the suburbs of Munich has warm, intimate interiors featuring customised wood and industrial retro touches

Surfaces: SUPERGRES
Pierre Bistrot - Bath (UK)

Pierre Bistrot, a corner of France in the UK

The UK chain's Bath restaurant is housed in a 19th century Georgian home.

Surfaces: MARCA CORONA
Religious complex - Fasano (BR)

Form and symbolism

A new place of worship establishes a powerful dialogue between the original forms of the local architecture and the expressive power of contemporary materials

Surfaces: DAYTONA
Roma Beer Company - Rome

Shabby chic: a stylish beer bar in the centre of Rome

An original renovation project in a historic building close to the Milvian Bridge combines echoes of the past with post-industrial atmospheres

Surfaces: TONALITE
Ristorante Trippa - Milan

The retro charm of modern Milan

A restaurant in a perfect vintage style invites clients to taste traditional cookery, in an original "old school" setting

Surfaces: FAP
Caffè Pasticceria Bahira - Pistoia

A sweet other half

Caffè Bahira in Pistoia offers a blend of classic and modern styles

Surfaces: KEOPE
Matlosana Mall - Johannesburg (South Africa)

Design and a minimalist style in keeping with tradition

In Klerksdorp, South Africa, a shopping centre narrates the rich history of the region through the use of sophisticated and essential forms and materials.

Surfaces: ITALGRANITI
Tribes Mobile Office Network - Eindhoven (NL)

Tribes, a new coworking concept in Eindhoven

A multilevel structure in the Flight Forum business park designed by MVRDV caters for "business nomads", offering hybrid and multifunctional spaces that combine workstations with a gym, a library, a bar and a restaurant

Surfaces: DESIGN TALE STUDIO
"Da Emilia" Bistrot - Torino

A corner of Emilia in Turin

At the northern edge of Turin's baroque historic centre, a small bistro opened by three young partners combines antique objects and furnishings in a cosy vintage ambience

Surfaces: CERIM
Grand Hotel du Midi - Montpellier (F)

Super et génial

A unique and poetic renovation project has given a new lease of life to a historic hotel in the centre of Montpellier

Surfaces: CASAMOOD
Mosque at the International Airport - Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

A place of honour in the Sultanate

4,000 sq.m of Italian ceramic tiles installed in the mosque at Masjid Brunei Darussalam Airport, the prestige visiting card of a small, but extremely rich, country

Surfaces: CIPA GRES
Ex Metalmetron - Savona

Redeveloping the Le Officine complex in Savona

A judicious use of colour gives new life and architectural unity to the essential volumes of a new multifunctional centre

Surfaces: CASALGRANDE PADANA
Church - Sonnenbühl (D)

A modern church

A church in Germany rejects the architectural conventions of places of worship. Lacking a steeple and other architectural elements, it stands out for its use of neutral colour tones and natural light

Surfaces: CASALGRANDE PADANA
Golf Club - Nantes (F)

A game immersed in nature

Combining natural elegance with functionality, the porcelain floor tiles are one of the highlights of the clubhouse remodelling project on a historic French golf course

Surfaces: CAESAR
ChristChurch Presbyterian - Atlanta, GA (USA)

Urban spirituality

The ChristChurch Presbyterian in Atlanta is an outstanding example of a religious building that combines contemporary architecture with functional requirements

Surfaces: MARAZZI
Multifunctional care centre for the elderly - Reggio Emilia

Participatory Welfare

In Albinea, a small town in the province of Reggio Emilia, the local community has contributed to the construction of the new energy class A+ multifunctional care centre for the elderly

Surfaces: ARPA
Hotel La Madonnina del Gran Paradiso - Cogne (AO)

A green vacation amongst the “wonders of Italy”

The newly constructed wing of an old holiday home in Cogne, now converted into the exclusive La Madonnina del Gran Paradiso hotel, offers guests an unforgettable stay

Surfaces: KEOPE
Starbucks Central Embassy - Bangkok (Thailand)

Thai Landmark

Located within the former gardens of the British Embassy on Bangkok's main shopping street, Ploenchit Road, Central Embassy is an ultra-luxury shopping mall with a futuristic aluminium façade inspired by ancient Thai temples

Surfaces: REX
Aquapark - Uherské Hradiště (Rep. Ceca)

Fragments of sky blue

Water surfaces and ceramic waves create a multicoloured floor covering in the swimming, leisure and relaxation areas of the Uherské HradištE water park

Surfaces: VOGUE
Barsa Taberna - Toronto (Canada)

A Spanish atmosphere in downtown Toronto

The disorderly architecture of an old basement proved to be the ideal location for the Barsa Taberna tapas restaurant

Surfaces: DESIGN TALE STUDIO
Jersey Gardens Mall - Elizabeth, NJ (USA)

An open central space

Jersey Gardens Mall is a crossroads between pedestrian flows and retail activities.

Surfaces: CAESAR
SUGO Concept Store - Padua

Street food, Italian style

Local products and the flavours of home cooking take pride of place in a space that is intentionally simple but not minimalist, eco-friendly yet steeped in tradition

Surfaces: FIORANESE
Pub Fabbrica di Pedavena - Treviglio (BG)

The home of beer

Fabbrica di Pedavena in Treviglio is a pub with a difference, offering customers the chance to relax and enjoy a truly unique ambience

Surfaces: PANARIA CERAMICA
Hotel San Giovanni - Porto Vecchio

Immersed in nature

Located between the sea and the mountains of Corsica, Hotel San Giovanni in Porto-Vecchio has undergone a renovation project aimed at promoting a sense of well-being and featuring a swimming pool set amongst the greenery

Surfaces: FAP
Sheraton Mirage Resort Villas - Port Douglas, QLD (AUS)

Tropical porcelain

Italian ceramic tiles have played a key role in a remodelling project for a villa in the Sheraton Mirage Resort in Port Douglas, Australia

Surfaces: VERDE
Nemea Energy Village - Cardito (NA)

A holistic wellness centre

Philosophy meets materials at the Nemea Energy Village

Surfaces: ATLAS CONCORDE
Mercato Centrale (marketplace) - Florence

Eating out at the market

The Archea firm of architects has redesigned the commercial spaces of Florence's San Lorenzo market in a modern vein for food artisans

Surfaces: TAGINA
Jamie's Italian Restaurant - London (UK)

An Italian-style terrace

London, UK. Following in the footsteps of Gordon Ramsay, another British cooking star has chosen the style and quality of Italian ceramic tiles for his restaurant.

Surfaces: KEOPE
Smart City - La Valletta

Malta embraces smart technologies

An environment-friendly technology park is under construction just a few kilometres from the capital

Surfaces: KEOPE
Y-40 the Deep Joy - Montegrotto Terme (PD)

A scuba diver’s paradise

This unique 40 metre deep pool is maintained at a constant temperature of 33°C

Surfaces: FLOOR GRES
Stayen Stadium - Sint Truiden (B)

A new home for a football team

Home to the club STVV, the recently refurbished Stayen stadium in Belgium is also a multifunctional structure

Surfaces: FLOOR GRES
Hard Rock Café - Rome

The soundtrack to
La Dolce Vita

The Hard Rock Cafe themed restaurant in Via Veneto, Rome is changing music and renovating its interiors

Surfaces: CAESAR
Accà Ristopizzaperitivo - Florence

Pizza, ceramics and… imagination

Simplicity, comfort, a fresh young look and a vaguely industrial chic atmosphere are the key ingredients of Accà, a fashionable new eatery in Florence

Surfaces: FLOOR GRES
Sanitaryware: Ceramica Globo
CET Multifunctional complex - Budapest

The Budapest whale

Two nineteenth century granaries built on the banks of the river Danube encounter the visionary architecture of Kas Oosterhuis

Surfaces: NOVABELL
Hotel Riu - Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain

The landscape of hospitality

In the renovation project for a hotel on the island of Gran Canaria, ceramic tiles are artfully set amongst the natural elements of sun, sea and sand

Surfaces: MONOCIBEC
Aquarena Acquatic Complex and SPA - Arras (France)

A shell cradled by the waves

Aquarena: a fantasy world centred on the restorative power of water

Surfaces: CASALGRANDE PADANA
Akadem Park Shopping Centre - St. Petersburg (RU)

The secret garden

A St. Petersburg department store has been refurbished as part of an interior design project inspired by nature, a concept enhanced by the original use of porcelain tiles

Surfaces: CASALGRANDE PADANA
Plaza of the Americas - Dallas, TX (USA)

A rediscovered plaza

In Dallas, Texas a covered plaza has been given a new lease of life as an oasis for all seasons, where fountains and vegetation are immersed in a controlled microclimate.

Surfaces: COTTO D'ESTE
Ristopub Bir&Fud - Rome

A place in the heart of the Trastevere

The seductive colours of amber and wood are key to the story of the development of the new Bir&Fud in the heart of Rome's Trastevere district

Surfaces: Verso 25
Maison du Parc Restaurant - Milan

Breakfast at Maison du Parc

Offering splendid views onto Parco Sempione, an oasis of greenery in the centre of Milan, a new restaurant has established itself on the Lombardy region's dining scene

Surfaces: REFIN
Restaurant Persé - Milan

Flavours of the Mediterranean and history

In Milan, your palate can enjoy Mediterranean flavours while your eye runs over the green of its trees to the marbles of the Arco della Pace, with its imposing history - which, it turns out, is not without its ironies

Surfaces: DESIGN TALE STUDIO
Ghelamco Arena - Ghent, Belgium

An ultra-white football paradise

The Ghelamco Arena, the ultra-modern stadium of the Belgian city of Ghent, has a unique fairytale atmosphere

Surfaces: IMOLACERAMICA
Casa dei Bambini Montessori school - Milan

Colours for growth

The design of the new Casa dei Bambini (Children's House) in Milan, a Montessori school in which education starts with the built environment, is based on the use of colour

Surfaces: VOGUE
30 Jellicoe Avenue Building - Johannesburg (South Africa)

Beyond the image

A new commercial complex recently completed in South Africa's economic capital highlights the role of ceramic envelopes in architecture and in technological and energy performance

Surfaces: LAMINAM
Hotel d'Angleterre - Copenhagen (Denmark)

A ceramic spa in the centre of Copenhagen

Minimalist yet alluring, the new facility contrasts with the historic setting of the 250-year-old Hotel d'Angleterre

Surfaces: CASA DOLCE CASA
Bar del Duomo - Altamura (Ba)

A historic bar revisited

In the old town centre of Altamura, customers are greeted by a carpet of coloured tiles

Surfaces: CERIM
Relaxxi Rest Home - Noale (Venice)

Putting people first

A rest home organised into individual housing units to cater for different levels of user needs

Surfaces: REX
Lambrone Sport Center - Erba (CO)

A state-of-the-art swimming centre for the town of Erba

The Parco del Lambrone sports and leisure centre has been renovated and new swimming pools built

Surfaces: CEDIR
Hotel-Business Management School Georges-Frêche - Montpellier (FR)

Fuksas, ceramics and a catering school

A landmark city project has been completed in Montpellier, France

Surfaces: CASALGRANDE PADANA
San Pio da Pietrelcina church compound - Rome

A roof that combines aesthetics and symbolism

The parish complex of San Pio da Pietrelcina has become the landmark of the Malafede neighbourhood in the suburbs of Rome

Surfaces: CASALGRANDE PADANA
Nuova Chiesa Parrocchiale - Medolla (MO)

A new church for earthquake-hit Medolla

A contemporary interpretation of the place of worship but in keeping with the Christian tradition

Surfaces: MIRAGE
Wiltshire County Hall - Trowbridge (GB)

Under an ETFE sky

The architectural renovation project for an old administrative complex centres around a bright internal courtyard paved entirely with ceramic tiles

Surfaces: REFIN
Villa Balke Cypraea private club - Torre del Greco (NA)

Spellbound by the Bay

Two new saltwater swimming pools built in the exclusive Villa Balke and Club Cypraea complex in Torre del Greco offer guests a magnificent view over the Bay of Naples

Surfaces: TAGINA
Disney Magic cruise ship

On board with “helmsman Mickey”

The Disney Magic cruise ship recently underwent a major overhaul to bring its levels of safety and comfort into line with the changing needs of the market

Surfaces: EDILGRES
Phi Beach Club - Baia Sardinia (Ot)

The most exclusive club in Europe

The Phi Beach summer beach club in Baia Sardinia, Costa Smeralda operates 24 hours a day thanks to a furnishing project and a programme of events that covers everything from sunbathing to relaxing, diving to reading, musical aperitifs to a romantic dinner

Surfaces: SERENISSIMA
Algiubagio Restaurant - Venice

Not just a restaurant but a place of restoration

Not far from the centre of Venice, a seventeenth century building hosts a haven of peace and tranquillity, an eatery that combines design with sophisticated cuisine

Surfaces: LAMINAM
Barclays Center Arena - Brooklyn, NY (USA)

An arena at the service of the city

The new Brooklyn Nets basketball arena provided an opportunity to redevelop the urban life of one of New York's most famous neighbourhoods

Surfaces: CERAMICA SANT'AGOSTINO
Hotel Wilshire - Los Angeles, CA (USA)

Hotel Wilshire, city lights

A Los Angeles business hotel reflects the sobriety and grandeur of the Californian city and offers a spectacular view over the hills of Hollywood

Surfaces: IMPRONTA
New Administrative Centre (NAC) - Houthalen-Helchteren (Belgium)

A new administrative centre

In the town of Houthalen-Helchteren in Belgium, the social and administrative services, public library and municipal police station are housed under the same roof - or, to be more precise, under the same roof garden.

Surfaces: FLOOR GRES
Dolci Luxury Taste Bar - Milan

A feast for the eyes and the palate

The Dolci Luxury Taste pastry shop stands out for its curved lines, bright colours, screen-printed mirrors... and of course delicious home-made pastries

Surfaces: REX
Mozart Vital Hotel - Ried im Oberinntal (Austria)

A haven for all the family

A family-friendly four-star hotel in the Tyrolean Oberland in Austria

Surfaces: COEM
Altamarea Beach Village - Cattolica (RN)

A pool on the beach

Altamarea Beach Village in Cattolica features a ceramic paving set in the sand

Surfaces: TAGINA
University residence Camplus Bononia - Bologna

Camplus Bononia:
a city university residence

The new university residence is a modern structure immersed in greenery and equipped with the latest energy-saving solutions

Surfaces: CAESAR
"The house of the sun" nursery school - Barberino Val d'Elsa (Florence)

A house of colour for children

A kaleidoscope of colours symbolising children's development from the ages of 3 to 6.

Surfaces: CASALGRANDE PADANA
Relais Sant'Uffizio Wellness & SPA - Cioccaro di Penango (AT)

The philosophy of wellness

A former monastery in the Langhe region of northern Italy houses a modern spa promoting mental and physical relaxation

Surfaces: CASAMOOD
Zebra Restaurant - Prague (CZ)

Asian fusion, lanterns and bamboo

A new restaurant in Prague's old city centre offers a splendid reinterpretation of an oriental style that combines warmth and nature

Surfaces: CASAMOOD
Library and Cultural Center - Bradford West Gwillimbury, Ontario (CND)

Bradford West Gwillimbury Library and Cultural Center

A space designed not only for the storage, diffusion and transfer of knowledge but also to become a a centre for social gathering

Surfaces: MIRAGE
Central Saint Giles - London (GB)

Ladies and gentlemen, ceramic tiles!

A vibrant new development by Renzo Piano puts ceramic on London's architectural map

Surfaces: REFIN
Mucche & Buoi Restaurant - Milan

A Meat Restaurant in Milan

This open-kitchen steakhouse is a cross between a butcher's shop, a family-run restaurant and a chic winebar

Surfaces: REFIN
Union Square 999 Building - Washington DC (USA)

Award-winning quality

The coveted Ceramics of Italy Design Competition Award 2012 was won by a successful office complex refit project using high-quality ceramics in the heart of NoMa, a rapidly developing neighbourhood of Washington DC

Surfaces: LEA
Hotel Le Terrazze - Treviso

A new
lease of life for
Le Terrazze

An abandoned concrete structure has been converted into a modern multifunctional centre

Surfaces: FLOOR GRES
Il parco tematico Rainbow Magic Land - Valmontone (RM)

Rainbow Magic Land

The magic world of entertainment, retail and catering in a theme park just outside Italy's capital

Surfaces: CAESAR
Museum Design Hotel - Montaldo Torinese (To)

Museum Design Hotel

The castle of Montaldo features a sophisticated cultural exhibition as part of an original accommodation and wellness concept

Surfaces: CASALGRANDE PADANA
Casale Marchese - Camporotondo Etneo (CT)

Neoclassicism rivisited

CASALE MARCHESE, A RESTAURANT THAT COMBINES A SOPHISTICATED EXERCISE IN STYLE WITH A REVIVAL OF CRAFTSMANSHIP

Surfaces: GARDENIA ORCHIDEA
Adhesives: Mapei
Copperhill Mountain Lodge - Åre (S)

A relaxing holiday

American architect Peter Bohlin has created a luxurious five star Swedish hotel that combines traditional materials and themes with an utterly contemporary idiom

Surfaces: GARDENIA ORCHIDEA
Adhesives: Mapei
New Public Library - Greve in Chianti (Florence)

A diaphragm-like surface covering

The project successfully explores the dynamic relationship between cladding and architecture, making creative use of a well-established clay ventilated façade system

Surfaces: Palagio Engineering
Caffé Propaganda - Roma

A triumph of taste

CERAMIC TILES CREATE THE UNIQUE ATMOSPHERE OF CAFFE' PROPAGANDA, ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE NEW ROME CUISINE

Surfaces: ETRURIA
Mama Burger - Milano

Quality Fast Food

THE SOPHISTICATED URBAN STYLE OF A MILAN EATERY FEATURES CERAMIC TILES

Surfaces: CESI
Sanitaryware: Simas
Centro commerciale e residenziale Cvjetni - Zagreb (Croatia)

A new complex in Flower Square

The new Cvjetni multifunctional complex opened in Zagreb's central "Flower Square" in May last year adds to the elegance and discreet charm of this cosmopolitan city.

Surfaces: COTTO D'ESTE
Hard Rock Cafè - Singapore

Shimmering star-like reflections

Made from 40% recycled material, the ceramic floor coverings in the Singapore Hard Rock Cafe appear to be studded with thousands of jewels, shimmering star-like reflections created by a blend of selected raw materials and haematite powder.

Surfaces: RONDINE
Seattle Design Center - Seattle, WA (USA)

The Seattle Design Center

A permanent furniture show inside a shopping mall constructed around a large covered square.

Surfaces: ATLAS CONCORDE
Restaurant "Alfio" - Dro (Trento)

An innovative approach to tradition

RISTORANTE ALFIO.
CERAMIC IS USED AS
HYPER-REALISTIC WOOD AND OPENS UP NEW FRONTIERS OF BUILDING DESIGN

Surfaces: PANARIA CERAMICA
BLA Library, Play Centre, Municipal Archives - Fiorano Modenese (MO)

BLA: a new cultural centre opened in Fiorano Modenese

A modern building clad with a large porcelain tile façade has been constructed in the heart of the Emilia-Romagna ceramic district to house a town library, play centre and municipal archives

Surfaces: FLOOR GRES
Alpengasthof Aschinger Alm - Ebbs (Austria)

A retreat in the Austrian Tyrol

DESIGNED ACCORDING TO LOCAL TRADITION, THE ROOMS IN THE EBBS ALPENGASTHOF COMBINE A NATURALLY RUSTIC MOUNTAIN AESTHETIC WITH THE USE OF PORCELAIN TILE

Surfaces: COEM
Parco dei Principi Restaurant - Albiate (MB)

Yesterday a nursery, today a restaurant

An old farmhouse in Brianza evolved first into a kindergarten and then a restaurant

Surfaces: TAGINA
Hotel Baia dei Pini - Torri del Benaco (Verona)

Revisiting
the past in a corner of
Lake Garda

A recently refurbished hotel on Lake Garda offers a superb blend of contemporary design and an early twentieth century atmosphere

Surfaces: KEOPE
Plaza Happening Center - Vasto (CH)

Contemporary classic, a kind of magic

Overlooking one of the most magnificent bays in the Adriatic, a large centre for events and ceremonies offers the experience of a lifetime

Surfaces: ATLAS CONCORDE
Sanitaryware: Ceramica Flaminia
Edmondo Landi Nursery - Lavezzola (RA)

A natural education

A nursery at Conselice, in the province of Ravenna, offers an all-round educational project, from the sustainability of the building to the most innovative teaching methods

Surfaces: LAFAENZACERAMICA
Omnia Center Multiplex - Prato (PO)

More than just a cinema

A multifunctional centre in Prato houses hyper-technological film theatres along with a wide range of shops.

Surfaces: PIEMME INDUSTRIE
Astragalo Cocktail Restaurant - Gravellona Toce (VB)

21st century meeting spaces

The Astragalo Cocktail Restaurant, a fashionable dining and entertainment venue, undergoes daily metamorphosis from a daytime restaurant to a lively evening disco pub

Surfaces: FIORANESE
Blitz CineStar Arena - Zagreb (Croatia)

The Blitz-CineStar Arena multiplex in Zagreb

The new multiplex cinema allows the audience to choose not just the film they want to see but also the theatre ambience

Surfaces: CERAMICA SANT'AGOSTINO
Sky Shopping Centre - Riga (Latvia)

A human-scale shopping centre

With their large floor spaces and open areas, shopping centres are destined to redraw the landscape of the suburbs, in the best cases forging new territorial identities.

Surfaces: CASALGRANDE PADANA
Fitness Village Virgin Active Classic - Milan

Virgin Active Classic in Milan

An exclusive and elegant fitness village designed for wellness and new functions

Surfaces: FLORIM
Sanitaryware: Flaminia and NIC design
Barton Creek Square Mall - Austin, TX (USA)

The realm of shopping

Barton Creek Square in Austin features more than 180 commercial spaces devoted to America's most prestigious brands

Surfaces: LEA
Outlet The Groove - Incisa Valdarno (FI)

Ceramic tiles take centre stage

Exercises of luxury and design from a new player on the international fashion shopping scene.

Surfaces: ATLAS CONCORDE
OS Club - Rome

Modernity and memory

In the heart of an extraordinary archaeological area in Rome stands a modern agora for cosmopolitan citizens.

Surfaces: COEM
"Da Claudio" fishmonger's - Milan

“Da Claudio”, the fishmonger’s loved by the Milanese

Completely refurbished, the shop has now been expanded with a first-floor restaurant.

Surfaces: Trend
Adhesives: Trend
"Casa Cassiano Tozzoli" Alzheimer's centre - Imola (BO)

A building made of colour and light

Spaces and itineraries in the Centro Sanitario Alzheimer in Imola: constructing homely, liveable spaces that make an active contribution to therapy

Surfaces: IMOLACERAMICA
Kempinski Residences & Suites - Doha (Qatar)

Kempinski Residences & Suites Doha

Unobtrusive luxury, exceptional comfort, elegance, excellent service and privacy come together in the new facility

Surfaces: NAXOS
Charlie Pizza Restaurant - Vilnius (LT)

Charlie Pizza restaurant in Vilnius

A pizza restaurant inspired by Charlie Chaplin in the Panorama Entertainment and Shopping Center in Vilnius Zverynas

Surfaces: MONOCIBEC
Schlosshof Resort swimmingpool - Lana (Bolzano)

“Acquaviva”, a terrace overlooking Merano

The ceramic tiles used around the swimming pool are inspired by the natural colours of local stone

Surfaces: KEOPE
Locanda Liuzzi - Cattolica (Rimini)

A designer chef in Locanda Liuzzi

In Cattolica an eclectic and controversial restaurateur indulges his passion for cooking in a restaurant with idiosyncratic furnishings

Surfaces: KEOPE
Restaurant "La Limonera" - Rovellasca (Como)

Lunch in a former lemon-house

The former orangerie in the late eighteenth-century villa in the town of Rovellasca (CO), has opened its doors to the public as a restaurant.

Surfaces: TAGINA
Multiplex Cinema - Prato

In the dream factory

Prato, Multiplex Cinema. Architecture designed to offer a journey through a cinematic space where dream and reality merge, at least for a short span of time in the dark of the movie theatre

Surfaces: COEM
Sant'Agostino Multifunctional Centre - Paderno Dugnano (Milan)

Sant’Agostino Multifunctional Centre

An innovative ceramic tile installation layout and unusual colours lend architectural strength to a building with simple shapes

Surfaces: MARAZZI
Citizen Kofi Entertainment Centre - Accra (Ghana)

Accra Citizen Kofi Entertainment Centre

Built according to remarkably innovative standards, this prestigious centre contributes to improving Ghana's position within the international tourist industry

Surfaces: Trend
Fatti & Fritti - Altamura (BA)

Fatti&Fritti, a modern yet traditional shop

Tiles play a key role in a project that combines aesthetic research and hi-tech products

Surfaces: Attivissimo
Hotel Club Cala Longa - Montauro (Catanzaro)

A hotel inspired by the sea

In the Hotel Club Cala Longa the wave decoration is a ubiquitous presence.

Surfaces: ANTICHE FORNACI D'AGOSTINO
Radisson Blu Resort & Spa - Dubrovnik (Croatia)

Looking out to sea

With its striking architecture blending into the Dalmatian coastline, the Radisson Blu Resort in Dubrovnik projects a modern image based on glass walls, rigorous geometries and ceramic materials.

Surfaces: NOVABELL
Saint Jerome Catholic Church - Oconomowoc, WI (USA)

Saint Jerome Catholic Church in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin

The simplicity of the geometry and attention to construction details is highlighted by the paving inspired by high-quality natural stone

Surfaces: CAESAR
Romeo Lounge Bar - Carpi (Modena)

Timeless good taste

CARPI (MO). A LOW-PROFILE APPROACH TO A SOPHISTICATED SPACE IDEAL FOR ANY OCCASION. A DESIGN LANGUAGE THAT GOES AGAINST THE PREVAILING TRENDS, INSPIRED BY GOOD DESIGN AND POST-RATIONALIST FORMS AND PROCEDURES.

Surfaces: LEA
Polo per l'infanzia "Lama Sud" - Ravenna

Sustainability and tradition at the service of children

The province of Ravenna is home to a new project based on best practices that establishes the Emilia Romagna region as the world leader in the field of educational facilities

Surfaces: CASALGRANDE PADANA
Mediatheque in Mokrá - Brno (CZ)

Mediatheque in Mokrá

A remodelling project has transformed an old coal-fired power station into a multifunctional centre for cultural, social and recreational activities

Surfaces: CENTURY
Hotel Valamar Sanfior - Rabac (Croatia)

Suspended between Nature and Artifice

VALAMAR SANFIOR HOTEL AND THE ECO-SUSTAINABLE BEAUTY OF CERAMIC TILES

Surfaces: PANARIA CERAMICA
Centro Sportivo Babel - Roma

A world-class swimming centre

Built for the 2009 swimming championships in Rome, the new sports facility in the Infernetto district is now open to the public

Surfaces: SETTECENTO
Pizzeria Gastrò - Aversa (CE)

Not too fast food

GASTRÒ IS USING AN INNOVATIVE DECOR TO LAUNCH A NEW IMAGE: POPULAR BUT SOPHISTICATED, RECOGNISABLE YET EXPORTABLE

Surfaces: CE.VI CERAMICA VIETRESE
Aquapark - Druskininkai (LT)

Wellness in a sea cave

The spa resort designed by architect Astijus Taujanskas in the Lithuanian resort of Druskininkai

Surfaces: APPIANI
Blue Fin Building - London

Environmental focus for the Blue Fin Building in London

The declared intention of the designers from 11.04 Architects Ltd. was to adopt an approach reserved for large-scale projects. "Bad buildings weigh down occupiers: good ones raise the spirit".

Surfaces: Trend
Caffè Mangiarebere Coffee and Wine Shop - Catania

Space and decoration

Mangiarebere café and wine bar in Catania, designed by Maria Giuseppina Grasso Cannizzo, fits into a 100 square metre space on the ground floor of an apartment tower block

Surfaces: GABBIANELLI
Baia Taormina Grand Palace Hotel - Taormina (ME)

Baia Taormina Grand Palace Hotel

Sober and elegant luxury reign in a Mediterranean style hotel suspended between the sky and the sea.

Surfaces: EMILCERAMICA
Sofitel Lyon Bellecour - Lyon (F)

Luxury and savoir fair

Patrick Norguet reinvents the Sofitel Lyon Bellecour, the first hotel in the city to boast five stars

Surfaces: LEA
San Giuseppe Church - Riva del Garda (TN)

Between Baroque and Neorganic

HISTORY AND MODERNITY COME TOGETHER IN THE FLOOR COVERINGS OF THE CHURCH OF SAN GIUSEPPE IN RIVA DEL GARDA (TN)

Surfaces: TAGINA
Ristorante Pizzeria Da Willy - Milano

Dining at Willy’s

Ceramic tiles with an iridescent metallic effect have been chosen for the latest Milan restaurant in the "Da Willy" chain, also present in Dubai, Beirut, Sharm el Sheikh and Shanghai

Surfaces: TAGINA
Klay Sports Club - Paris

A hotel-style club

The Klay, the most fashionable sports club in Paris, has opened at 4 bis Rue St Sauveur in the heart of the busy Montorgueil pedestrian area.

Surfaces: FIORANESE
Yekaterinburg Duma - Yekaterinburg (RUS)

Ceramic tiles in Parliament

Ceramiche Coem has been involved in a prestigious project in Russia. The Granito collection has been used in the new Duma building in Yekaterinburg.

Surfaces: COEM
Nino Bellini Sports Village - Crema (CR)

The sea in a swimming pool

A pool with artificial waves surrounded by a real sandy beach has been created in the Swimming Centre in Crema

Surfaces: NOVABELL
Phoenix Skyarbor Airport-T4

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Italian ceramic tiles played a key role in the spectacular remodelling project for Terminal 4 in Arizona's largest airport

Surfaces: CASALGRANDE PADANA
Adhesives: Mapei
Job Corps. Center - Cleveland, Ohio (USA)

At school in a ceramic ‘fortress’

The Cleveland Job Corps Center acts as an urban and social microcosm, where the concept of a community becomes a city

Surfaces: ITALGRANITI
Weimar Atrium Shopping Mall - Weimar (D)

Historic renovation

In Weimar, home to Goethe and the Bauhaus movement, the renovation of a large historic building features the use of porcelain tiles with a high aesthetic and technological content from Ceramica del Conca

Surfaces: DEL CONCA
Pizzeria "Solo pizza" - Naples

Naples, Via Medina: “Solo pizza”

Vietri ceramic tiles play a key role in the rebranding of a restaurant chain

Surfaces: CE.VI CERAMICA VIETRESE
San Marino Football Federation Headquarter - Republic of San Marino

The home of football

Less than two years after the first stone was laid, the "Casa del Calcio" was officially opened last October as the "home" of football in San Marino

Surfaces: DEL CONCA