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Centura Magazine Summer

In this issue:
  • Matrice : Dichotomy between reproduction and creation
  • FES : When craftsmanship inspires ceramics
  • Project Glenora : A bathroom inspired by nature
  • Elemento Collection : Give way to creativity
  • Raimondi : Innovate to make work easier
Feature story

Matrice

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. [...]

Collection Matrice Centura

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.

Centura Magazine Summer 2019
  • Norr 2.0 by Mirage is reimagined with a wide range of sizes, thicknesses and finishes, and offers endless applications for floors, walls and interior design solutions, in both public and residential settings.
  • Carpenter by Argenta Ceramica is a new collection born out of the union between the most advanced technology and versatility, which gives it a multi-purpose, cutting-edge character that is perfect for many spaces.
  • The new Sarlon and Modul'up collection by Forbo is the best loose lay floor covering available for high-traffic applications. It can be installed quickly without adhesives, but is even more time and cost efficient at time of replacement.
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  • Small details make a big difference when creating an environment conducive to learning and exploring. From the ground we walk on, the walls that frame our every step, and our surrounding’s all-round look and feel.
  • 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.

  • A wide range of products, from ceramic to rubber, that meet the requirements of institutional projects.
  • A colorbody porcelain collection that interprets the elegant Ceppo di Gré of Italy, a special stone valued for its beauty and strength since ancient times.
  • New rubber flooring formulation that avoids color fading. ABPURE® is a revolutionary patented formulation with far superior colorfastness.
  • Electrotile Conductive (CVT) and Static Dissipative (SDT) tiles play an essential role in safeguarding critical electronic equipment.
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  • The flexibility of ULTRA technology allows the various product collections developed by Ariostea to be completely adapted to generate projects ranging from simple flooring or coverings for large or small surfaces to object-based applications and furnishing accessories.
  • Constantly striving to develop manufacturing systems and technologies that exceed the aesthetic expectations of the architectural industry, ONIX has developed a range of glass mosaics that are made of 98% recycled glass.
  • Envire rubber sheet and tile was developed for use in high traffic areas that require natural resilience, exceptional wear resistance and dimensional stability.
  • Ideal for use in operating rooms, labs, pharmacies, classrooms, corridors, multi-purpose areas, municipal and government buildings.
  • A wide range of products from tile to carpet that are mindful of our environment.
  • Lithos by Cotto d'Este is a highly eco-friendly collection that uses less raw materials, lower water and energy consumption, produces less co2 emissions and has 40% pre-consumer recycled content.
  • Large-format porcelain slabs that range in recycled content.
  • A wide range of mosaic collections that are made with 98% recycled glass.
  • CementMix by Vitra
  • Norr 2.0 by Mirage is a new collection of porcelain stoneware
  • Lett Architects makes us discover one of their recent projects.
  • The Sonata Elements LVT collection
  • ECONYL®: Recycled Nylon
  • Cosmopolitan by Mirage
  • CementMix : Inspired by living textures and warm colours
  • 2cm collection
  • Lett Architects project
  • ULTRA: the new use of porcelain in the creation of floors, walls and furniture
  • Concrete jungle: porcelain stoneware to recreate the atmosphere of large modern cities in your projects. 
  • Mashup: Cement in a new light 
  • Okium Collection: Innovation at the service of craftsmanship
  • Copperstone: History with a modern twist
  • Lemmy: The beauty of aged and worn metal
  • Rockland Centre: A successful challenge for Centura
  • Urbancrete: Simple and sophisticated
  • Centura Vancouver: grand reopening
  • Storie: history leaves its marks
  • Ultra: from large thin formats to infinite possibilities
  • Aluminum: back to the 1950s
  • Étoile de Rex: exceptional reproductions of rare marbles
  • IDNTY: a barbershop reflecting its owners' lifestyle 
  • Ariostea Ultra: a look at an exceptional XXL series
  • Cromatica designed by Formafantasma
  • Project: Blanville House, XXL tiles for a residential use
  • Chromazone: colour forecast workshop 
  • Marvel Gems: Venetian terrazzo in a modern execution