The new 2018 bath trends are increasingly dictated by new technologies, which allow continuous evolution of ceramic materials and production processes.
Above all, the ceramic reinterpretation of natural materials offers an ever-expanding and ever-evolving landscape of solutions that give you the opportunity to get in the bathroom furniture, but also in other home environments, the sought-after mood.
New wood or stone effect tiles not only reproduce graphic textures but also materiality, rebuilding, often at 360 °, the same experience a user could have with natural material.
2018 floor tiles and coatings
Realistic reinterpretation of natural stone that aims to highlight the purity and essence of the material, is the proposal of Fap Ceramiche which presents its new 2017 cersaie collections North and Rome Diamond
The North collection proposes a raw-looking stone, selected for the naturalness and richness of details, with an explicit reference to the Nordic atmospheres, the result of the company's technological know-how, which has been able to reproduce with great fidelity the aesthetics of natural stone, revisiting it in contemporary key. The expressive force of this collection lies in its ability to be "true": natural fossil inclusions and delicate stenciling draw small imperfections on the clean and clean surface, giving life to matter.
Soft and neutral shades that highlight the texture details, but also the black and black features of the Night, all four selected colors, from the international character - Artic, Natural, Smoke and Night - and three finishes: Matt, opaque surface and lightly irregular, Satin, slightly reflective, gently irregular and silky to the touch and Out, highly structured, ideal for outdoor use thanks to its technical features of extreme resistance to frost and wear.
Roma Diamondof Fap Ceramiche is a collection of ceramic marbles dedicated to the endless glamor of polished marble. Altogether there are seven proposed essences of which four with white finish: Carrara, Statuario, Calacatta and Frammenti white, to which are added two intense colors of Black, Black and Black Fragments, and a crystalline marble Beige Duna with a warm color delicate veins.
Ceramiche Refin is inspired by the Yakisugi, a craftsmanship that has been in use for centuries in Japan for the use of fire to carbonize cedar wood in order to protect and conserve it. A technique that is returning to use in international architecture for both the tendency to use more and more natural and eco-sustainable materials and treatments, and because the final effect is very distinctive.
With Kasai, "fire" in Japanese, Ceramiche Refin honors the Japanese design culture, expressing on porcelain stoneware the same visual and tactile characteristics of traditional wooden slats burnt in a refined and elegant ceramic collection, perfect for interior projects that want to celebrate the encounter between different cultures and the one between past and innovation.
La Fabbrica confirms the tendency of large formats presenting their own collections of plates from 180 × 80 cm in different moods, from Velvet Vintage velvety surfaces to the soft colors of the Resine collection. Even greater commitment to the production of huge plates in the case of AVA, also a brand owned by La Fabbrica, which proposes the collection Extraordinary Size, a size of 320 × 160 cm with white and black marble finish. A material also suitable for making tops and floors for kitchens and bathrooms in the innovative thickness of 12 mm.
Anima Select and Fabula are the two new interpretations of marbles and precious woods respectively Caesar pottery. The collection Fabula 5 30 and 120 × 20 formats, Chevron 120 × 20 and a shrink size 100 × 5,7 are suitable for any floor finish and wood effect coating.
Anima Select is a collection of porcelain stoneware tiles marble effect, marble precious varieties are offered in 5 sizes, ranging from 30 × 60 to large porcelain tiles 119,5 × 239.
Three collections that represent as many stylistic themes as they point Ceramic Piemme.
Uniquestone is the result of continuous research into digital materials and technologies. Natural finish, for example, recreates in detail the material effect of the different minerals to which it is inspired, while the sleek version adds elegance and brilliance. 5 the shades of the collection: from the lighter "silk" nuance to the darker "nite".
The series also features three 3d versions for wall coatings that reproduce the effect of handmade stone: Level, a large size tile (60X120cm) that distinguishes the 4 materic effects inspired by Uniquestone.
Fragments is the collection designed by Pierre Charpin for Ceramiche Piemme, the name was chosen in full with the patient's work of collecting and composing references to his artistic work, elements of the history of the company of Fiorano Modenese, inspirations and trends related to his vision of space and surfaces. A world of signs and suggestions
summed up in two decorations -Form and Oblong- strongly iconic.
To re-create the elegance of textiles with unpublished textures and textures: it is the wager of the new collection Incipit for Valentino by Ceramiche Piemme. Thanks to particular enamels and the precision of the latest digital decoration, the ceramic surfaces re-create the delicate flax effect, the arabesque thirst, and even the metal mesh of contemporary fabrics.
Innovative the use of ceramic in thermo-furnishings made by Hom, a brand that has been offering for some years now heating accessories which have underpinned a technology consisting of a particular sintered tile which has the property of maintaining heat for a long time and giving it slowly. This patented technology (property Rotfil, European leader in the production of electric resistors) is the most advanced system in the field of low-power electric heating (1 time consuming power 0,1 kw / h which corresponds to approximately 0,02 € - for heating complements) and was born following three years of research carried out by the designer and the company in collaboration with the Politecnico di Torino.
The new collection's heating complements are made of antique materials such as ceramic or natural and resistant like Lebanon's cedar wood, equipped with technology HOMwith low energy consumption, thanks to which they become heating accessoriesfor garments, wipes, food, wrap-around seats or real electric radiators.