TileArte Trace Solid, majestic, substantial and elegant, the collection is inspired by materials used in the great works of architecture and monuments of the past and it recreates their colours for a unique and precious look. The colour of bronzed metal and the opacity of cement are the elements of the history and of the innovation that, centuries ago, imagined, and then created, our present.

The patina that is found on the surface of old metal doesn’t have a colour of its own, but it is able to exhibit an almost infinite amount of colours that are hidden under the apparent uniformity on the surface. Be they smooth, structured or satin surfaces, the action of water, of oxidation and of time does not weaken the structure, but carve out character and beauty in the material itself.

Surfaces

Some surfaces have an intrinsic value. Metal shaped and ravaged over time is one of such values. The mottled effect revealed by oxidation, the irregular character of the worked metal is pleasant to the touch and the substance of cement meet in the Natural finish. The texture of the polished surface, the lower relief of the erosion on the metal, the shiny and shimmering reflections of a satin and brushed tile surface are characteristics of the Iridescent finish. Together these elements give every space a hand-crafted feel and, over time, a vision of design