Special Tile Week The Top

Shades and textures that evoke distant lands and rare marbles. The new Marazzi The Top material looks reference the large geometrical forms of quartzes, the compactness of volcanic stones and the deep veining of metamorphic rocks, dotted with imperceptible traces of pebbles. There are no creative limits in the development of new surfaces and new technologies.

Marazzi The Top is a tool at the service of architectural design. Not just because it offers large slabs for the construction of kitchen countertops, backsplashes, tables, vertical coverings or furnishings but also because its colours and finishes can be matched with a vast array of materials, to generate continuity and dialogue between different zones in both private and contract projects and even outdoors. Marazzi The Top provides highly sophisticated, beautifully defined materials, more sustainable and lightweight than the natural equivalents and enabling exceptional levels of customisation in use. These material effects can even be applied to surfaces in contact with food, from which, thanks to the Puro Marazzi Antibacterial, technology incorporated in the production process, up to 99.9% of bacteria and other harmful microorganisms are eliminated.

The Marazzi The Top collection is even more extensive with two new marble effects (Patagonia and Taj Mahal), five stone looks (Travertino, Breccia Imperiale, Berici, Bahia and Silver Root, the last also suitable for bookmatch installation) and the concrete look of the Cementum collection, now also available in large slabs. The stoneware marble and stone range is expanded to evoke rare materials of sophisticated beauty, from distant lands such as Brazil. Patagonia references Permatite, a material of volcanic origin that combines granites and quartzes in beautiful large geometric patterns, while Taj Mahal re-creates the white Brazilian quartzite with an onyx-like warm, neutral, transparent background. These two different materials, with refined aesthetic impact, are both versatile in use and capable of daring combinations, such as with dark stone or marble looks, or teamed with woods and concrete looks. Brazilian quartzite is reinterpreted in the Bahia, with shades based on deep black. Silver Root, on the other hand, resembles the Turkish marble with its “rocky” veining, while Breccia Imperiale evokes another quartzite of Brazilian origin, with warm greyish shades and a texture of white veins richly dotted with pebbles. These surface effects are enhanced by the 3D Ink digital printing technology, which ensures perfect matching between patterning and three-dimensional surface structures that are different in every single slab.

The new material looks reflect Marazzi’s focus on re-creating the tactile structure and precise colouring of the original material. Not to mention its general respect for matter itself and environmental sustainability: the production processes, in closed-cycle plants, are performed with state-of-the-art machinery that minimises the use of resources and recycles all waste materials.