Made Piece by Piece: The Terrazzo Look Weighs In

The terrazzo look, or stracciatella look – from the Italian word ‘stracciato’ – is a revamped trend being showcased in design shows and trade fairs all over the world. Traditional terrazzo is made up of stone chips that were set in concrete and polished to create a smooth surface. The technique dates back to the mid-15th century where it was first used In Venice as a way to re-purpose left over pieces of marble from past installations. Today, the term terrazzo is used to describe an array of different surface materials decorated with various sized particles that are bonded together.… Continue Reading