Ceramiche Refin launches graphic tiles with zigzagging grids

First previewed as a prototype at this year’s   Salone Internazionale del Mobile event in Milan, the Filo collection was officially launched at Bologna’s Cersaie tile showcase in September and is now in production. Main image: colour palette 03″Our decorative patterns originate from a range of references: nature, history, symbols, geometry,” said Alessandro and Francesco Mendini. Colour palette 04″In the case of Filo for DesignTaleStudio, the strained weave of the lines comes from the   three-dimensional movement of a grid. The tiles in Atelier Mendini’s Filo collection are patterned with thin lines that weave through one another to form zigzagging graphics, designed to create a three-dimensional optical illusion. Each measuring 75 by 75 centimetres, the tiles are designed to suit both commercial and residential projects. “The effect created is   both geometric and abstract, instantly recalling the Op Art artistic movement,” added   Ceramiche Refin. The company set up DesignTaleStudio in 2005 to experiment with aesthetic and material qualities. Filo porcelain tiles by Refin in colour palette 01. Here is more information from   Ceramiche Refin:
The Filo collection was designed by the Mendini architects as an out-of-competition entry in the “Create your Tile” competition, run by Ceramiche Refin to source new creative inspiration and pursue its path towards ceramic innovation. Colour palette 02The Filo range includes four colours, with pattern variations that can be mixed and matched. Each Filo colour palette comprises four grid patterns, designed to be mixed randomlyThe project comprises four graphic works measuring 75 by 75 centimetres, mixed together to create decorative patterns with rapid, random movements. “Our decorative patterns originate from a range of references: nature, history, symbols, geometry,” said Alessandro and Francesco Mendini.

Updated: 27.11.2014 — 05:48