Chicago— Fiandre, part of the Iris Ceramica Group, launched Il Veneziano, a through-body Terrazzo-style porcelain. The company also added new polished Italian marble looks to its Maximum Marmi range of large format panels.
Il Veneziano is designed to echo the traditions of age-old artisan craftsmanship. Introduced into contemporary projects, Il Veneziano aims to be a luxurious tribute to the 15th century palaces overlooking the Venetian Lagoon. The tiles feature twofold natural or polished finish, five sizes in six colors and a 10-millimeter thickness. Designers may select background tone, color flecks and format size.
The new polished Italian marble looks from Fiandre in the Maximum Marmi range, include: Marbre de Savoie, Deep Emperador, Ethereal Travertino and Finest Estremoz. The Marmi Classici collection features new polished colors: Crystal Dark, Crystal Grey and Crystal Sky; which are also available in large format.
Debuting for the first time in the U.S., the new, high-tech architectural surfaces include the latest in Fiandre’s advanced technology and manufacturing capabilities and years of continuous research, the company said.
Marbre de Savoie
Marbre de Savoie features a distinctive gray background with almost blue-like shading, white and pale gray veining and is available in semi-polished and polished finishes. It features a 6mm thickness, making it suitable for both floor and wall applications and interior and exterior walls.
Deep Emperador pays tribute to Spain’s best-known marble, characterized by its dark brown, occasionally black color with warm hazelnut, cream or caramel veining. Its features gold undertones and iridescent reflections. The line is ideal for interior floors and walls, external facades or contemporary decorative furnishings. The polished finish highlights the dense interwoven veining, contrasting shades and depth of texture. Its appearance, durability and resistance, numerous formats and 6mm thickness make this surface ideal for creating a unique look in any architecture or interior design project.
Ethereal Travertino is inspired by sedimentary rock and features a pale ivory/milky white background with softer veining than classic travertine. In particular, Ethereal Travertino’s polished finish accentuates the soft cloudy surface appearance. Suitable for both classic and contemporary projects, the line adds lightness and warmth to a room. Available in various formats and a 6mm thickness, Ethereal Travertino is ideal for applications such as floor and wall tiling, external facades and cladding furniture.
Finest Estremoz features a subtle pinkish-cream color background with gray-white shading. The line aims to give any ambiance a delicate elegance without dominating the overall design. It features a glossy, polished finish and is 6mm thick.
The Marmi Classici’s new crystal onyx colors—Crystal Dark, Crystal Grey and Crystal Sky— are designed to bring to life some of the finest and most sought-after natural marbles, creating a timeless style that reflects contemporary design with incomparable elegance and harmony.The polished finish brings out the unique and dynamic grain, while the striking gleam of materials enhances the surfaces’ prestige and natural beauty.
The new collections are now available for the U.S. market through the Fiandre Group’s own distributors, Transceramica and EuroWest as well as through its nationwide network of distributors.