[...] Zanellato and Bortotto have selected five different environments, located in precise contexts and areas, and identified a specific effect caused by the ageing process in each of them—the faded fresco on the wall of a villa, the damp found on plain or decorative plasterwork or the form of rust stains on walls. To apply an emotional synecdoche, the wall becomes a metaphor for experience, the “skin” which accumulates and reveals the passing of the years, the surface on which time itself is deposited. The walls of a room are the surfaces on which the moods, moments and stories it has contained are deposited, transforming their appearance and leaving visual records of the unique events of which they are the silent custodians. [...]
Colour : Masseria. Wall : 48" x 95" tile. Floor : 48" x 48"
"Technological innovation enables us to reproduce on large-sized ceramic materials all the effects of wear and stratification that normally only time is able to create.”
Giorgia Zanellato and Daniele Bortotto at work.
[...] The unique nature of these moments and events is translated into ceramics, for centuries an art form produced only by craftsmen, a material which can be moulded to create original, unrepeatable panels even in large sizes. The slabs, designed for covering indoor and in some cases outdoor walls, contain stunning pigments and colour variations, the memory of an illustrious past and custodians of antique, vanishing traditions and knowledge. [...]
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Heavy-use walkways? Sphera Element (page 126) handles high foot traffic while complimenting your environment.
Cost-efficient timely installation? Model’up (page 132) quickly installs without adhesive.
Need a monolithic wall with minimal grout joints? Take a look at our porcelain slabs starting on page 70.