Marazzi's new research into industrial craftsmanship has resulted in the rediscovery of the beauty of authentic, colorful and decorated ceramics, present in artisan-style collections.

Fruit of this meeting of the know-how of the craftsman and industrial technology, Crogiolo is the expression of two essential components: a quality and an aesthetic quest of very high level and the return to the imprint and the gestures of the man, to the care and attention proper to craftsmanship.

The name "Crogiolo" is particularly rich in meaning for Marazzi and its history: it refers to the industrial building where Marazzi was born in the 1930s, between the railway and the Modena canal, and to the place where, in the 1980s, the “Il Crogiolo” research and experimentation laboratory.

This is where architects, designers, artists and photographers were invited to freely interpret the ceramic product, thus giving rise, during an intense season of pure research, to the "Sperimentazioni" Marazzi, these designer tiles signed Roger Capron, Amleto Dalla Costa, Original Designers, Saruka Nagasawa, Robert Gligorov, with photographs by Luigi Ghirri, Cuchi White and Charles Traub.

Thanks to avant-garde production technology and extensive research on glazes and colors, Lume, for its part, reinterprets the beauty of handmade majolica briquettes, saturated with glaze, extremely shiny and imperfect. : halos, irregularities, lumps, color differences and graphics make each room and each wall composition practically unique. The original 6x24 cm format, more particular than those in 10x30 and 7x28 cm already present in the range, as well as the very straight edges which allow installation almost without joints, make the project resolutely contemporary. Lume is offered in 12 colors…


To learn more, visit the Marazzi website.

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