Matrice, Wall + Floor: Trama 1 120 X 240 cm, 120 X 120 cm, 60 X 120 cm
To appreciate the profundity of the design project undertaken by Barbara Brondi and Marco Rainò for Cedit, it is both necessary and explanatory to start from the title the collection bears. [...] Matrice, in Italian, refers to a die or mould used to reproduce an object, but its origins are much more remote, with a meaning closer to the English “matrix”, meaning the underlying basis of something. The root of the word is related to Mater or mother: the name Matrice thus relates to the origin or cause of something. This dichotomy is expressed in several levels within the work of these architects, who study the world from a sophisticated conceptual approach and then transform it into a design. [...]
Barbara Brondi & Marco Raino
[...] The various types of slab, each an atlas of subtle,vibrant signs on the surfaces, comprise finishes that reproduce the visual effect of reinforced concrete – with the aggregates in the cement more clearly visible, of formwork – with the signs impressed on the concrete by the timber used, of a structured surface resembling bare cement plaster, of ridged and streaked surfaces – with patterning resembling some kinds of linear surface finishing processes – and finally a smooth, or basic version, over which Matrice exercises the dichotomy referred to earlier. [...]
To learn more about the creation of the Matrice collection, download your magazine or visit the Matrice section of Florim's website to learn more about its technical specifications.
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.