Leading role for Italian ceramic at Maison&Objet

Ceramics of Italy will be represented by 30 Italian ceramic manufacturers at the Maison&Objet trade show to be held in Paris from 23 to 27 January 2015.

Confindustria Ceramica, in conjunction with ICE (the Italian foreign trade institute), will be repeating its initiative to promote Italian ceramic at this year's international trade show for the world of decoration and interior design.

There will be three collective stands (Q15-R16, Q29-R30 and Q37-R38) under the banner of Ceramics of Italy/ICE, located in the "Actuel" pavilion (5B), and designed by the architects Dante Donegani and Giovanni Lauda, for a total surface area of some 400 square metres.

The stands will play host to two information desks and a comprehensive, high-quality selection of Italian ceramic manufacturers, namely: Ascot, Atlas Concorde, Casa Dolce Casa, Casalgrande Padana, Ceramica Panaria, Ceramica Sant'Agostino, Cerdisa, Ceramiche Refin, Cotto d'Este, Cotto Veneto Group, Emilceramica, Fap Ceramiche, Fincibec, Floorgres, Gigacer, Keope, Litokol, Marca Corona 1741, Marazzi, M.I.P.A., Menestrello Ceramiche, Mosaico+, Ornamenta, Rex, Ricchetti, Rondine, Serenissima Cir, Simas, Tagina and Viva.

Maison&Objet, a worldwide showcase for the interior design industry, is held twice a year in Paris (in January and September). Two further editions are held outside Europe: one in Miami in May, and one in Singapore from 10 to 13 March 2015, which Ceramics of Italy will be attending for the first time, with a collective of about 20 companies.

With some 3000 exhibitors, 45% of which are from abroad, and an area of over 250,000 square metres, M&O Paris attracted over 83,000 visitors last year. Spread over eight pavilions, it offers an extensive selection of goods, spanning classic and contemporary interior decoration, accessories, furniture and tableware, kitchens and kitchenware, textiles, ethno-chic, luxury and design.