From Parquet to Postmodern: Trend-Setting Tiles from Ceramics of Italy at ICFF
After a successful showing at Coverings in Orlando, Ceramics of Italy is heading to New York with a vibrant, multi-brand pavilion at ICFF (May 21-24 at the Jacob K. Javits Center).Organized by Confindustria Ceramica and the Italian Trade Agency, the Ceramics of Italy pavilion will showcase products from 19 premier manufacturers of Italian ceramics in booths 2219 – 2319 highlighting some of the latest trends including:
- Bold colors (including the increasingly popular millennial pink!)
- Retro inspired patterns from parquet to post-modern
- 3D wall tiles creating a kaleidoscopic effect
- Oversized thin porcelain tiles in sizes up to 5.25’x10.5′
- Slim sanitaryware
- Designer collaborations including StudioJob and Marcel Wanders
19 Premier Italian Ceramic Manufacturers Display their Newest Collections at ICFF 2017
From May 21-24, at New York City’s Javits Center, 19 Ceramics of Italy manufacturers will showcase their newest collections at ICFF 2017. Taking place during NYCxDESIGN – New York City’s official citywide celebration of design – the show provides the perfect opportunity for Ceramics of Italy members to display ceramic tile and sanitaryware products within the broader design context. The Ceramics of Italy multi-brand pavilion in booths 2219 + 2319 is organized by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Agency, which will also host an information point for those looking for more information on the Italian ceramics industry.
“Due to continued advancements in tile manufacturing technology, this year’s ceramic tile introductions are bolder and bigger than ever before,” states Vittorio Borelli, President of Confindustria Ceramica. “At ICFF, guests in the Ceramics of Italy booth will have the opportunity to see examples of prominent design trends from large format porcelains to three-dimensional ceramic wall coverings as well as a selection of new sanitaryware products.”
The pavilion will provide a diverse sampling of Italian ceramics newly available in the North American market. There will be products made in collaboration with well-known designers, architectural mosaics, tiles with naturalistic motifs such as wood and marble, and textile-inspired lines, to name a few, suitable for a variety of applications such as residential, commercial, indoor and outdoor. Participating companies include: Altaeco, Atlas Concorde, Cooperativa Ceramica d’Imola, Emilceramica, Fap, Fincibec, Florim, Gambini Group, Gruppo Beta, GS Luxury Group, Kale Italia, Marca Corona, Mirage, Mosaico+, Ornamenta, Refin, Settecento, Simas, and Vallelunga. Throughout the space, representatives from Ceramics of Italy and the exhibiting brands will be readily available to answer questions and comment on design trends, installation techniques, technological advancements, and sustainability.
Ceramics of Italy is the trademark for Italian manufacturers of ceramic tiles, sanitaryware and tableware, that are members of Confindustria Ceramica. For more information visit www.laceramicaitaliana.it or follow Ceramics of Italy on Facebook (@CeramicsOfItalyNA) and YouTube (@LaCeramicaItaliana) as well as Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram (@CeramicsOfItaly).