The beauty of ceramic wall tiles in the large 40x120 size
Tuesday 10 January 2017
Slimline thickness and large dimensions for covering residential and commercial interiors
Large-size ceramic wall tiles continue to be extremely popular and to be a firm favourite with architects. The reason is clear: a large size, such as 40x120, provides a stunning overall appearance thanks to the minimal number of joints and the consequent impression of seamlessness.Large sizesare also an excellent option for the large surfaces of retail locations, to generate a strong visual impact and a contemporary style; what's more, the slabs' slimline thickness also makes them an excellent alternative for renovation projects.
Let's take a look at three 40x120 slab collections by Marazzi and some mixing and matching ideas.
Essenziale is the large-size ceramic wall covering available in three finishes: glossy, matt and metal and four three-dimensional effects, Wave, Flora, Drape, Deco.The versatilityof the collection allows limitless combinations with other materials chosen as floorings, such as stone, marble or wood-effect tiles. Some ideas? Have fun with light-dark contrasts by combining Essenzialewith a dark stone-effect stoneware (Mystone Silverstone Antracite). Or introduce a ripple effect, by partnering the Wave 3D finish with the handmade vein patterns of Treverktimewood-effect stoneware.
Materika offers the concrete-effect in the large 40x120 size. A winner at the prestigious ADI (Italian Design Association) 2015 Ceramic Design Awards, Materika reproduces the satin effect of concrete in its natural shades in five different colour variants and two 3D effects, Wave and Spatula. For a contemporary graphic look try using Materika in two different shades, such as Grigio and Antracite, or Off-White and Fango. Or mix the satin concrete effect with the terracotta-concrete of the Blockcollection cement tiles.
If you are in search of a tactile stone-effect, Stone Art is the right large-size ceramic wall tile collectionfor you. This collection is again available in two 3D effects (Move and Woodcut), as well as the mosaic versions and the Bloom and Pattern decors. It features four shades inspired by natural stone, for creating interiors with a natural flavour, also perfect for spas and wellness centres, for example.To reinforce the stone effect, the perfect combination is with Mystone Bluestoneand Ardesia, or with wood-effect stonewares in warm, natural shades.