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Italtile’s Ode to Neutrals

Sanctuary, and the search for calm, was once an every-now-and-then spoil. A special treat. But now that we’re more than 500 stress-filled days into the Pandemic, the hunt for soul-soothing solutions has become an everyday activity. The Sanctuary Trend with its cocooning aesthetic of tangible comfort has arrived and we don’t see it hopping on […]

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Italtile has unpacked arguably its finest example of remastered natural wood yet, the new, sustainable Exence porcelain tile range.

ITALTILE INTRODUCES EXENCE BY ATLAS CONCORDE

The marks of the carpenter. The passage of time. These formed the inspiration for EXENCE matt glazed porcelain tiles, another outstanding remastering of nature from master tile designers Atlas Concorde. This time, their focus was on the reimagining of Italian oak, in all its noble simplicity. The Atlas Concorde design studio sought to understand the […]

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Italtile is excited to introduce its newest Swiss Laufen Sanware collection, The Palomba Range, by the famous Italian designers Ludovica and Roberto Palomba.

ITALTILE INTRODUCES THE LAUFEN PALOMBA SANWARE RANGE

With the introduction of the successful Laufen PALOMBA COLLECTION in 2005, the famous Italian designers Ludovica and Roberto Palomba created a design language that the couple describes as a “fingerprint of nature”. The Range has an organic shape inspired by pebbles. The organic shape is inspired by the ebbs and flows of the powerful ocean […]

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Melanie Ewing, renowned Chapters Design Academy CEO, talks to us about the latest trends and looks in the fashion and design world.

ITALTILE TREND TALK

Throughout the Italtile year, ongoing staff training includes regular interior design seminars run by Melanie Ewing, founder and CEO of Chapters Design Academy. In the first quarter of 2020, Italtile consultants from Cape Town, Pretoria, Nelspruit and Umhlanga joined their Johannesburg colleagues for an intensive three-day design course that focused on 2020/2021 trends, and how […]

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Architects and designers had the chance to interact with Roberto Palomba of Palomba Serafini Associati at three intimate events across South Africa to find out about the inspiration behind the designer range of bathroom ware, Kartell by Laufen.

ITALTILE HOSTS PALOMBA ONE-ON-ONE

It’s very seldom that we get to take a peek into the mind of a design genius, so imagine the delight of architects and designers across South Africa on finding out that they would have the chance to interact with Roberto Palomba of Palomba Serafini Associati. (more…)

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Enviro Glass Mosaic consists of recycled glass mosaic sheets with a matt finish.

ITALTILE INTRODUCES ENVIRO GLASS MOSAIC

According to designer Philippe Starck, non-harmful and eco-friendly materials will be very important on the design scene over the next three years. (more…)

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Italtile plays vital role in the new Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital

A BEAUTIFUL PARTNERSHIP: THE NELSON MANDELA CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

Nelson Mandela’s dream of building a state of-the art, specialised paediatric facility to serve the children of South Africa has been realised. The construction is complete and the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital will be welcoming its first patients this year. Italtile has played a vital role in this project. (more…)

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Enviro Glass Mosaic consists of recycled glass mosaic sheets with a matt finish.

ITALTILE INTRODUCES ENVIRO GLASS MOSAIC

According to designer Philippe Starck, non-harmful and eco-friendly materials will be very important on the design scene over the next three years. Recycled plastic, recycled glass, and natural stones are much less harmful to the planet and more eco-friendly than cutting trees for wood and farming for wool. As a result, experimenting with the wide […]

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ITALTILE PERFECTS MEDITERRANEAN TILES

Pavimento Antiqua is a traditional Mediterranean style, floor and wall tile imported from Europe and exclusive to Italtile. (more…)

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Taking bathrooms to the next level

A bathroom is no longer simply a bathroom – it is a statement. Usually adorned with the best finishes available, the modern bathroom is a multifunctional extension of not only the home, but also of the office, the shopping centre and the hotel. Leading Architecture & Design speaks to both designers and bathroom ware manufacturers […]

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