Welcome to issue #62 of LifeTiles
Numerous events and installations animated the Salone del Mobile, and particularly the Fuorisalone 2023 edition, of which many of the new ideas are still fresh in our minds. We now have plenty of inspiration for our new interior design projects: all characterised by creativity, imagination, elegance and, most of all, Made in Italy. Let’s discover together how to make our spaces unique, and let’s hear directly from the creative experts what it means to design a collection in the world of ceramics for the most important design event of the year.
Welcome to issue #61 of LifeTiles
How exciting! At long last, it’s back to Milan for one of the most important international design events of the year: the Salone del Mobile and Fuorisalone, a must for anyone looking for ideas or inspiration for their big creative breakthrough. It is a rare opportunity to find architects, designers and top brands all in one place, and with a myriad of installations, events and new showrooms, the city takes on a whole new, magical feel… we’re raring to go, how about you?
Welcome to issue #60 of LifeTiles
Are you designing new spaces and thinking about which style to choose? It’s quite normal to have some confused ideas at first. The interior design world offers countless possibilities and it’s very easy to get lost in the many proposals. Today we can discover so many trends on the Internet, but how can we understand which style best represents us? The important thing is to not make hasty choices of finishes and materials, as this would run the risk of achieving results that aren’t completely satisfactory.
This month we present different moods… Because knowing how to choose is essential!
Welcome to issue #59 of LifeTiles
These winter months are perfect for thinking about how to create or renew spaces. It’s already time to plan our outdoor areas in order to be perfectly ready for the warm season. So, let’s find out how to make use of the advice of a garden designer to make our outdoors unique and wonderful and, what’s more, thanks to a special interview, we’ll see how a creative concept to transform business spaces into super cool environments is developed.
Enjoy your read!
Welcome to issue #58 of LifeTiles
New year, new projects: there are lots of new interior design trends in store for 2023 that we can’t wait to discover together. The greatest inspiration will undoubtedly be the brave and exhilarating colour chosen by Pantone ‘Viva Magenta’.
There are many different trends that will help us make our spaces unique and special. Are you ready for the new year? We are!
Welcome to issue #57 of LifeTiles
A very busy social period is about to begin, with dinners and parties with friends and relations. The best way to open proceedings is definitely to organize a Christmas theme party. We don’t, it’s true, always have time or the means to prepare a meal for a lot of people, but that’s not for lack of the wish to celebrate and invite over friends to wish them a Merry Christmas. This month we are giving you some tips for organising your party in the best possible way … and always with an eye on sustainability.
Merry Christmas to everyone!
Welcome to issue #56 of LifeTiles
Carrying out research in the world of design can mean many things: it can be research of style and creativity, essential for being able to create always new spaces, but also of production and process technologies, necessary today more than ever before to develop collections that really respect the environment which surrounds us and which we absolutely must conserve in every way possible in order to construct our future together.
Welcome to issue #54 of LifeTiles
While preparing for one of the most important events for interior design, that is, the upcoming Cersaie 2022, the International Exhibition of Ceramics for Architecture and Bathroom Furnishings, which takes place as always in Bologna and this year from 26 to 30 September, let’s begin to design our new spaces with a number of collections that really manage to bring nature and a material atmosphere into our homes.
Let’s find out together how to make your home greener.
Welcome to issue #53 of LifeTiles
On holiday at last, we can relax, reading a good book or leafing through interior design magazines, which are ideal for finding inspiration for our new projects. Our everyday settings reflect our personality, allowing us to express ourselves through the colours of the finishings and furnishings. This month, be inspired by our proposals, let’s find out together how to create unique and original spaces, just like each one of us!
Welcome to issue #52 of LifeTiles
After two years of the pandemic, big events like the Salone del Mobile and Fuorisalone are finally back. It’s great and really stimulating to be able to meet people again to talk about design, new projects and contemporary and future furnishing visions. This month we present lots of new ideas to use as inspiration for your next projects dedicated to indoors and outdoors.
Welcome to issue #51 of LifeTiles
The perfect month for enjoying yourself outdoors together with friends and family. Organising lunches, aperitifs and parties in the garden, followed by a dip in the swimming pool is a real pleasure … making the perfect day! Receiving guests at home is, as we know, an art, and so here are some original but also useful ideas for making the time finally spent with others really special.
Welcome to issue #50 of LifeTiles
Warmer days are here, inviting us to take care of our gardens and green areas. Nature is looking its very best right now, and there are lots of ways to enjoy it to the full – and to bring it into our homes: green is gorgeous in any shade, and it’s very much the star this month!
Welcome to issue #49 of LifeTiles
Spring has finally arrived, and with it the desire to renew and give new energy to the home. A few rays of sunlight make their appearance, giving rise to the urge to devote some time and energy to new interior design projects using also colour to create a cheerful and serene atmosphere. This month we focus on discovering how to make our spaces welcoming and rediscover an equilibrium that perhaps we have been missing for too long.
Welcome to issue #48 of LifeTiles
The concept of elegance comes in many different forms: when we design or plan our living spaces, we want floor and wall finishes not only to be a setting for the furnishings, but to reflect our personality, making the spaces welcoming and giving them a touch of originality.
This month we present finishes with completely different moods but all with a contemporary and timeless style.
Welcome to issue #47 of LifeTiles
Taking care of the place where we live also means redesigning the spaces to give them new life, a new personality. This month we present a number of very different solutions for rethinking our indoor and outdoor lives in a new way. Coloured, graphic or extremely material collections: so many ways that our spaces can reflect our personality… our soul.
Welcome to issue #46 of LifeTiles
2022 has arrived, and with it the desire for new projects dedicated to our living spaces. But why leave the house when we can take advantage of these gloomy days to look for inspiration and find out all the details regarding new interior design trends? This month we present a very particular virtual stand which will make you fall in love with thousands of colours!
Welcome to issue #45 of LifeTiles
Christmas is coming, that magic time for enjoying the company of family and friends.
This month we want to suggest how to make your winter garden or outdoor space special with some original ideas. And then, we can’t leave out the question of presents: a design object could perhaps be just the right thing!
Let’s start right away and find out about lots of new ideas!
Welcome to issue #44 of LifeTiles
It’s time to take a look at the trends for the year that’s on its way. 2022 is just around the corner, and for all those furnishing their home or giving it a new look, the latest ideas from Cersaie are an interesting source of inspiration.
This month, we have two collections to suggest, ready to bring a uniquely elegant touch of character to your living spaces.
Welcome to issue #43 of LifeTiles
The 38th edition of Cersaie, the International Exhibition of ceramic tiles and bathroom furnishings, finished a few days ago in the pavilions of the Bologna Trade Fair. We’re finally getting back to normal!
We are full of energy and galvanised by the desire to share with you the new ideas that will most certainly find their way into our new interior design projects.
Welcome to issue #42 of LifeTiles
The world of furnishing and design is always abuzz in September, the month when new ideas and developments are presented in numerous collections dedicated to the home, and not only. September 2021 will be even more special because people are able to meet each other again. Cersaie, the most important international ceramics and bathroom furnishing show will, in fact, be returning this month with people physically present. We can’t wait to discover the numerous new ideas that will be presented; let’s, for now, tease the imagination with some exclusive previews. .
Welcome to issue #41 of LifeTiles
Our interior design projects are inspired by different styles which allow us to create original spaces with a special and unique character. Floor and wall finishes act as a backdrop to enhance the furnishings we like best, making the spaces a mirror of who we are and what we like. This month brings lots of new suggestions and ideas on how to decorate the spaces we live in every day with style.
Welcome to issue #40 of LifeTiles
Let’s discover together some of the latest trends for making the summer of 2021 special. The style and colours of rooms are renewed with the arrival of the summer season, influenced also by the end of the forced confinement caused by the pandemic. We all long for light and brightness, contact with nature and complete freedom; we want to find these important elements also in our projects for our residential and commercial spaces, which today are coloured more than ever with new nuances and material finishes.
Welcome to issue #39 of LifeTiles
Decorating the spaces where we live every day allows us to express our personality: floors and walls form the backdrop of our days and have an effect on our state of mind.
This month we want to explore colour combinations, juxtapositions and graphics, enabling imagination and creativity to be always be at the centre of our interior design projects.
Welcome to issue #38 of LifeTiles
This month we want to surprise you, giving you lots of inspiration, offering you a really particular format for covering your walls and floors and giving you a peek of a number of different locations around the world. We show you how an expert use of a number of porcelain stoneware collections can contribute to making the atmosphere and character of spaces really special.
Thanks to the Fioranese and Coem collections the only real limit is our imagination!
Welcome to issue #37 of LifeTiles
“In April sleep is sweet” … or rather not! After many months spent shut up in our homes, we can’t wait to start planning again new projects full of colour and creativity for our living areas. This month we will guide you through lots of new ideas and inspirations because we know that being positive is once more actually possible.
Welcome to issue #36 of LifeTiles
With the approach of spring, the days are getting longer and the light is becoming more intense; the wish to spend more time outdoors begins now. The outdoors is, in fact, the key feature of this month, and there are many different interpretations we can give to our projects; let’s explore together how to make the exterior facades of our homes really special and start to design our outdoors, whether large or small, with a touch of design.
Welcome to issue #35 of LifeTiles
Optimism and positive thinking, this is what 2021 means for us. We want to renew and update our environments and we can do this with the new colours and many different shades that Pantone suggests for this year.
The dialogue between people and nature is becoming more and more important, taking on new forms and nuances to allow us to make our spaces brighter and to create harmony between indoor and outdoor. Here is what’s new!
Welcome to issue #34 of LifeTiles
As we step into a new year, we’re seeking original inspirations that allow us to imagine our living spaces differently. The clear distinction between rooms is a thing of the past, and our homes must now be able to switch promptly and smoothly from places of leisure to workspaces, with rooms taking on multiple functions. Kitchens overlap with living rooms, the bathroom becomes a place to relax and listen to music, and the bedroom doubles up as an office for remote working. There’s a growing desire to bring nature indoors, and an increasing focus on sustainability. Join us to start this month by discovering some interesting new ideas for 2021.
Welcome to issue #33 of LifeTiles
Fortunately, in this difficult time, the digital world enables us to continue to “explore” in the search of news and inspiration for our upcoming projects. The new Fioranese and Coem Evolving Dialogues website enables us to learn about the new collections and to discover how a unique and particular work of art, able to unite the world of ceramics, nature and man, is created.
Let’s explore together, then, this new world made up of poetry and harmony.
Welcome to issue #32 of LifeTiles
Making projects: for us this means continuing to think, research, evolve and create something new.
Inspired by the beauty of nature and its colours that change according to context, our way of communicating also changes, taking on new forms and initiating new dialogues, especially thanks to digital technologies, which allow us to be always in touch.
Coem and Fioranese never stop, and in November are launching new projects that we are about to discover together: #staystrong #staywithus!
Welcome to issue #31 of LifeTiles
Design has an important history and plays a fundamental role in the lives of every one of us. The relationship between aesthetics and ceramics is real, but not automatic. This month we’re going to show you how porcelain stoneware can make a design, like that of a theatre, really special, and we also present a book that looks at the Cementine tiles collections from original points of view.
Welcome to issue #30 of LifeTiles
Our homes reflect our personality. This month we want to give you some ideas to make your interiors special thanks to the elegant and minimalist concrete effect, and also to give you some suggestions about how to use the so-called eco-bonus for facades proposed by the government in order to renew the exteriors of your homes, always characterised by creativity and good taste!
Welcome to issue #29 of LifeTiles
A special month, perfect for relaxing and designing new settings, taking inspiration from timeless trends such as the marble effect, or for falling in love with unique products such as Shelf by Coem, which turn porcelain stoneware into an authentic designer furnishing element. We’ve got lots of suggestions to offer: join us to dream and bring a truly special, welcoming touch to our home and commercial settings.
Welcome to issue #28 of LifeTiles
Summer’s here and at last it’s time to venture back outdoors, taking all the precautions we can. Let’s celebrate July together with a focus on quality Made in Italy – which we’re prouder than ever of today – and on swimming pools! For those of us lucky enough to have our own outdoor area, this is the most creative season of all, and we’re here to give you a few ideas on how to create a truly special atmosphere outdoors.
Welcome to issue #27 of LifeTiles
June is the month of light, as days become longer, and – more than ever before in this unprecedented period – we’re all keen to get back outdoors, whether it’s into our own garden or terrace, or a place the complies with all the regulations. There are all sorts of porcelain stoneware finishes that can embellish new projects for the outdoor areas of homes and commercial settings open to the public. This month, join us to discover the fun there is to giving your balcony a makeover or bringing a special touch to the terrace of your bar or restaurant, creating a magical atmosphere!
Welcome to issue #26 of LifeTiles
Choosing the right finishings for our environments is fundamental for personalising spaces according to our taste. It’s very important to consider all aspects, not only aesthetic ones, but also the technical characteristics, which today must respect the natural world around us. Room has to be made for creativity and to the technology that allows us to have beautiful finishings and unique performances.
Welcome to issue #25 of LifeTiles
Staying home, staying positive! In these strange times, we have the chance to look after ourselves a little, to read, study the history of design: and we can even become impromptu interior designers, applying a touch of creativity to our own home working space. So forget boredom! Here are a few suggestions for a more colourful, creative day.
Welcome to issue #24 of LifeTiles
Spring is on its way, days are becoming longer and warmer, and it’s time to think of giving a new look to the outdoors; the important thing is to choose lasting finishes. Porcelain stoneware is perfect for every need, both for interior design and for the outdoors. Read our tips and find some inspiration for your projects!
Welcome to issue #23 of LifeTiles
The perfect month for working on new ideas to put into practice in spring-summer… perhaps renovating the house by the sea so that we can finally enjoy those much longed-for holidays? Or a project to make the places we live in every day really special… and, why not begin with the bathroom which, in 2020, which will see the arrival of new trends for interior design?
Are you ready to be inspired?
Welcome to issue #22 of LifeTiles
New year, new colours, new projects! 2020 opens with a brand-new palette. Let’s have some fun imagining how to personalise our homes and renew our living spaces, so important for us and for welcoming our friends, and live a new year full of thousands of fantastic surprises.
Welcome to issue #21 of LifeTiles
In December thoughts always turn to new projects for the new year; there’s a desire for change, also for making changes to our homes. Today more than ever we want to be able to choose among different interior designs in order to personalise our home environments as much as possible, finding inspiration from new trends, as well as our own creativity. This month we are going to tell you about stone-effect, one of the major trends emerging in the latest edition of Cersaie, and we meet the Neropaco studio whose work is based on originality and craftsmanship.
Welcome to issue #20 of LifeTiles
Autumn is filled with colours, warm and cold shades alternating in unique colour games; once again, at Cersaie 2019 many different colour palettes and finishes were on display, offering a unique, special way to customise commercial and residential spaces. In this edition of LifeTiles, we will take you on a trip to discover some unusual combinations of shapes and colours to inspire your own interior design projects. Once again, lots of news to fall in love with!
Welcome to issue #19 of LifeTiles
For interior design, autumn means new trends and a hunger for change. Bologna has just hosted the 2019 edition of Cersaie, presenting lots of interesting new ideas. The International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings again this year invited architects, designers and retailers to exhibit the most innovative products of Italian and foreign ceramic companies. Let’s discover together which trends will soon enter our homes and commercial areas.
Welcome to issue #18 of LifeTiles
Lots of new developments are coming in the autumn, but September means, first of all, Cersaie.
Attention is once more focused on the international Ceramics for Architecture event held in Bologna from 23 to 27 September: there will be many previews dedicated to ceramic surfaces and everything relating to the world of bathroom furnishing. Let’s get ready, therefore, to renew our residential and commercial spaces, making sure to visit one of the most important events of 2019.
Welcome to issue #17 of LifeTiles
The holiday season has arrived at last, which means relaxing and having fun, lots of opportunities for socialising, organising parties and enjoying the beautiful weather and balmy summer evenings. This month, we will learn how to furnish our spaces with pastel shades that brighten up our homes, and how to organize an unforgettable pool party.
Welcome to issue #16 of LifeTiles
Summer: longing for holidays and relaxing in special places. This month we propose two solutions for personalising your homes at the sea or in the city, making them unique places, also in the particular nuances. Blue has always been the protagonist of the hot season for interior design, in all its shades…or maybe not? Why not, instead, opt for a more natural palette of elegant beige and greys shades?
Let’s find out together!
Welcome to issue #15 of LifeTiles
The warm season has finally arrived, increasing the desire to live outdoors; the absolute protagonists of this month are, of course, gardens, balconies and terraces, special and essential parts of our homes. This month we have selected a number of really special Fioranese collections to make your outdoor areas unique; moreover, outdoor installation is no problem thanks to Coem: do you know how?
Some useful tips are given below
Welcome to issue #14 of LifeTiles
Contemporary interior design has many facets, some with more natural, elegant tones and finishes, others with more graphic, colourful, pop styles. All sorts of options to choose from when it comes to sizes and shades, all ready to bring a special touch to our settings. This month, find out how the green of the mountains engages with the interiors of a recently renovated hotel in one of Italy’s trendiest locations, or imagine how you could combine your favourite Cementine collections… Impossible? Prepare to be amazed by a distinctive place in Pistoia that turns the famous tiles into marvellous carpets.
Long live May, long live original design!
Welcome to issue #13 of LifeTiles
Lots of news at last! April is a month of creativity: it’s the period of the Salone del Mobile and of the FuoriSalone: events, installations and new products to enthral an extremely demanding public. Ceramics are increasingly a main feature of interior design trends, not only at the Milan Design Week, but also at the Coverings event in Orlando in the USA.
Find out how to renew your home with LifeTiles.
Welcome to issue #12 of LifeTiles
“Simplicity is the most complicated thing in the world”, according to one of Italy’s greatest architects and designers, Vico Magistretti. This month, we’ll be seeking to delve right into design and find out more about the new trends in colours and materials; we’ll be getting ready to discover the first authentic design museum, to be created in Milan; we’ll be falling in love with an Italian company that makes truly unique tables, and we’ll be learning a highly original approach to furnishing outdoor areas.
LifeTiles March edition:
– The musts in colour trends for 2019;
– 2020 will be the year of the design museum, created by Compasso d’oro;
– Design is served with Matrika;
– Designer pieces for a surprising outdoors.
New ideas and projects, with lots of inspirations from the ever-changing world of design. This month we take a look at Paris to discover the new trends, then we will find out about how to give a special touch to the kitchen, thanks to the mythical 1950s.
summer, we also make some suggestions for exploiting the terrace and green areas of the home all year round. Finally, we treat ourselves to a weekend in a fantastic and unconventional city of art.
– Let’s discover together the MAISON&OBJET 2019 French Show;
– Vintage kitchen? Long live the 1950s;
– Learning how to enjoy external areas all year round;
– Spending a different weekend; let’s discover Pistoia together.
With the start of the new year, January always brings with it a desire for renewal from the inside out, adding an extra touch of style to the home too. So this month we’ve decided to offer a collection of the finest inspirations to make our living spaces a little more lagom, as the Swedish say, with a perfect blend of harmony, simplicity and a cosy, enveloping ambience.
Take a look at our selection: you’ll find some great new ideas to bring an on-trend touch of character to your home.
– The new geometric style for striking finishes;
– Stone inspiration for a contemporary Milan-style effect;
– The Pantone colour of the year is a tribute to optimism: welcome Living Coral;
– The snow season is here, bringing with it the desire for a skiing holiday.
December means Christmas, the most magic and long-awaited moment of the year. A time to be surrounded by family, or to give yourself a romantic holiday or holiday with friends, to interrupt the winter and recharge for the upcoming year. There are numerous destinations to make the end of 2018 unique and to celebrate the start of 2019.
This month we propose some special destinations, let yourself be inspired by our suggestions and find the perfect location for the holiday you deserve.
– Christmas magic in the mountains;
– Give yourself a week-end in a city of Byzantine art;
– A chic and trendy New Year’s Eve in Sofia;
– The charms of Apulia during the Christmas period.
A month of transition, in which autumn fills our eyes with new colours and delicate light, as we all get ready for the chilly season. November is the time when we all discover our homes again, enjoy spending time in every room and look forward once again to bringing a fresh touch of character to our surroundings, embracing new shades of colour and materials.
This month, join us to discover:
– Designer lamps that light up spaces;
– Modern settings with a Fifties inspiration: presenting the Liquida collection;
– The Shelf project, selected for the ADI DESIGN INDEX 2018;
– Interior design inspiration from Instagram.
Time to reorganise the home, designing and arranging new spaces on the wings of the creative inspirations picked up at Cersaie, the International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings that has just closed its doors in Bologna after providing a host of fresh, new ideas.
Lots of new trends, materials and innovative sizes to choose from, offering bespoke solutions to fall in love with for all your settings. Modern, minimal, ethnic, vintage, or a mix of the various trends, offering all sorts of options to make sure our living spaces are a reflection of who we are.
In this issue, we’ll be taking a look at:
– Ceramica Fioranese: cross over with style;
– Live from Cersaie: Ceramiche Coem;
– Focus on the home: creating a smooth transition from indoors to outdoors;
– Vintage mood for a designer furnishing look.
September has arrived, bringing with it a yearning for new things in the home and elsewhere. New trends, materials and finishes to refresh our living spaces. And what could be than spending a day in Bologna, the design capital of Italy and the world, for the Cersaie exhibition? Many events and shows will bring alive the city with the largest number of porticoes in the world, passing through its squares, eating in the famous trattorias, but also discovering its more modern and contemporary side, thanks to the Museum of contemporary art and the numerous vernissage exhibitions on display in the art galleries in the city centre.
September for LifeTiles is:
– At last it’s time for Cersaie: a guide to the unmissable event dedicated to the world of ceramics and design;
– The fifth edition of the ADI Ceramics & Bathroom Design Award at Cersaie 2018 is here;
– A visit to “That’s IT!” the contemporary art exhibition hosted in the MAMbo;
– Discover the new website of Ceramiche Coem and get ready to redesign your home with Green, sustainable products.
Heat, sun and the sound of the cicadas. August is the month of holidays, the month to spend time with your family, your friends but also taking a little time for yourself to make projects for the future. August is the best summer month for eating outdoors, to fully inhabit all the outdoor spaces of the home, from the garden to the terrace using flowers to decorate our homes and tables. It is also the month when we plan the things to do in September, dedicating ourselves to our passions such as design and interior design.
Discover this month:
– What are the design items that can be used for an unforgettable picnic
– Discover who the Floral Gurus are on Instagram
– September is on its way, get ready for the Bologna design week
– Meet architect Paolo Benevelli, “Shelf” designer and winner of the prestigious ADI Ceramics & Bathroom Design Award
The long-awaited summer is the period in which to enjoy long evenings, often staying up late, with aperitifs in the company of friends, and then to escape and recover your energy in wonderful “design” spas. Summer is also the time for new projects for reorganizing spaces, perhaps repainting the walls with trendier colours or radically changing the coverings, choosing iconic tiles like the Cementine.
Discover with us:
– Aperitifs in the city, a must for the summer
– The best spas for spending some time dedicated to wellness and design
– An interview with designer Silva Stanzani
– How to change the colour of the walls with the help of an APP
The best month of the year: a desire for change, a desire to give your home a new look, with lots of furnishing ideas coming from the Salone del Mobile 2018… and as you now, sometimes all it takes is a designer piece to turn around a setting and bring an original touch to it, or maybe just bring a little greenery indoors, but in a trendy way. Lots of solutions and possible choices, so why not think them over at your leisure, perhaps during a romantic weekend?
Join us to discover how June is all about design and nature:
– Furnishing your home with vertical gardens;
– Enjoying a romantic weekend, breathing in the fresh air by candlelight;
– Get some inspiration from the coolest design exhibition of the moment in Milan;
– Give your bathroom a new Cementine look with special furnishings
A new season has begun, and with it comes a desire to explore and visit places, meet people, discover new places and routes, change and reconstruct settings to express your creativity.
In the May edition, you’ll have the chance to discover:
– the new website dedicated to the Cementine, a timeless style icon;
– a few interesting addresses in Rome for culture and design;
– our first report on the cocktail party organised by Ceramiche Coem and SCIC Italia;
– how to furnish your garden or terrace like a sitting room.
Spring is the symbol of rebirth, and this years it brings LifeTiles, the digital magazine by Ceramiche Coem and Ceramica Fioranese.
Discover a new approach to ceramics: every month, you’ll find new ideas and inspirations for your home, your life and your wellbeing.
In the April edition, we’ll be telling you about:
– new social trends;
– the Salone del Mobile and the Fuorisalone in Milan, with a particular focus on the Frida Kahlo exhibition;
– Paris and its design scene, just a click away;
– the importance of making choices in harmony with nature for the outdoor areas of your home;
– Slenaken is an alternative destination for early spring.