Collection Earth Is the fruit of the successful combination of two Italian excellence companies: Casalgrande Padana, leader in the production of advanced ceramic materials, and Pininfarina, a renowned automotive body design company.
Craft industry and industry unite to Earth, A collection of ceramic tiles, the result of the alliance of two Italian houses with the know-how of excellence, Casalgrande Padana and Pininfarina. The range offers multiple composition possibilities thanks to a varied choice of dimensions and materials, with 11 colors and 5 formats for porcelain stoneware tiles - square (60 x 60 centimeters) and rectangular (30 x 60 Centimeters 15 x 120 centimeters 30 x 120 centimeters 60 x 120 centimeters); And 10 finishes for decors - varnish, leather, wood and fabrics. Or when the sobriety and elegance of ceramics meet the luxury automobile.
Earth Is the first collection of ceramics invented by Pininfarina, using finishes and special materials from the automotive tradition - varnishes for bodywork, precious wood, natural leather - but treated to allow it to be used as a coating for any type of project.
"Working with Casalgrande Padana has enabled us to apply all our skills, from industrial design to architecture, drawing on our expertise in materials acquired in the automotive sector. " Paolo Pininfarina, Chairman of the Group
The range is also available in the Bios Antibacterial HYDROTECT® versions, with excellent certified antibacterial properties, and Bios Self-Cleaning®, with self-cleaning properties and reduction of pollutants.
To learn more, visit The site of Earth by Pininfarina.
About Casalgrande Padana
The company Casalgrande Padana has been producing advanced ceramic materials for more than 50 years: innovative and environmentally friendly solutions for packaging, flooring and coatings, able to satisfy any requirement of the world of architecture and design. The production - of which 80% are represented by non-enamelled porcelain stoneware tiles or 24 000 000 square meters of tiles realized per year - and the search for the brand are exclusively based in Italy. The results of this innovation policy are materialized by the 6 factories of Casalgrande Padana - 700 000 square meters of industrial facilities -, and no less than 1 000 employees, and a presence in 70 countries spread over the 5 continents.
Made exclusively of natural raw materials, the Casalgrande Padana porcelain stoneware is obtained thanks to a closed-loop process characterized by a very low impact on the environment.
"We have always produced advanced ceramic materials in a perfect balance between respect for natural resources, environmental protection, technological progress, economic growth and social responsibility. " Mauro Manfredini, commercial director of Casalgrande Padana
The choice of the editorial staff
The constant search for brand innovation, both technological and formal, applied here to the Earth by Pininfarina line, makes the range the big winner of the MIAW 2017 Edition Materials / Collection category.