The Paseo Marítimo: Where the City Meets the Sea

The Paseo Marítimo: Where the City Meets the Sea

The Paseo Marítimo (Promenade) by Carlos Ferrater and Xavier Marti of OAB is a colorful esplanade built along West Beach in Benidorm, Spain. The promenade is not meant to be a border, rather a transition where the city meets the sea. Designed as a dynamic space, the...

Building a Home with Tile

Ceramic tiles are the perfect choice for decorating a home from the inside and out. Since it is a material that adapts to every room and offers solutions for every space, ceramic can be used in bathrooms, kitchens, balconies and even bedrooms.   Craftsmanship...

At The Core of Ceramics

The architecture and design world is witnessing a resurgence of the fundamentals of ceramics. We are once again taking a closer look at what lies at the heart of this industry; including the many different formats, relief décor, high gloss finishes, glazes, the...

Nature: The Timeless Trend

Natural motifs in interior design are timeless trends that are in constant evolution. Architects and designers are always looking for new ways to translate the beauty of nature into different styles for residential and commercial projects.   Ceramic tiles allow...

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...