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The home, the mirror of our inner selves

The home is increasingly a manifestation of lifestyle. It communicates our sense of being and feeling, a kind of declared self-realisation and a mirror onto our inner selves. It is […]

2019 Ceramics of Italy Spring-Summer Tile Trend Report

After reviewing hundreds of new products from Italian tile producers at Coverings in Orlando and ICFF in New York, Ceramics of Italy is pleased to announce the top design trends […]

The technical criteria for choosing ceramic tiles

How to choose ceramic tiles with the right technical and performance characteristics according to the stresses they will be exposed to.

Ceramic tiling must withstand a variety of stresses

When choosing a ceramic tile for a specific application in a public or private space, the first step is to perform a detailed analysis of the conditions of use to determine the specific mechanical, chemical and hygrothermal stresses the tiling must be able to withstand

A new unified water label

The European Federation of Ceramic Sanitaryware Producers (FECS), of which Confindustria Ceramica is a member, has launched the Unified Water Label to help consumers choose products that make efficient use of water

From ordering to maintenance

A few useful tips for correctly ordering tiles, checking them on arrival, installing them and performing maintenance to ensure that they remain in perfect condition for many years

A future-looking comfort zone

The bathroom is evolving and changing look, breaking away from pre-established patterns and offering flexible solutions to the needs of contemporary living

How ceramic surfaces are changing

A material of natural origin that is transformed through human inventiveness into a product suitable for use in the world of design and architecture

New uses for ceramic tiles in the home

The continuous development of ceramic tiles is opening up new potential for Italian-made products, which are increasingly being used for innovative applications in residential settings

Ceramic tiles and their place of use

After determining the stresses that a tiled surface will be exposed to and consequently the necessary technical and performance characteristics of the ceramic tiles, the next step is to choose suitable products according to aesthetic and compositional criteria of size, colour, surface finish and decoration.