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Plant patterns on the Marazzi Crogiolo Rice tiles

Crogiolo Rice tiles by Marazzi

Dezeen Showroom: intended to evoke the look of handmade tiles typical of the Mediterranean, Crogiolo Rice by Marazzi has a high-gloss finish and natural variation.

Crogiolo Rice is based on traditional majolica tiles, which have a dense glaze and small surface flaws, and often feature plant patterns.

Botanical blue prints on Mediterrean-style kitchen tiles
The range references traditional majolica tiles

Marazzi makes the tiles in its factories using the latest stoneware processing technologies, and drawing on the brand's in-depth research into glazes and colours.

One of the benefits of this is that while Crogiolo Rice tiles have the charms of an irregular surface, their edges are straight, allowing for spaceless installation.

Bathroom with mix of white plaster and tiles
A variety of colour options and finishes are available

The tiles come in a palette of whites and off-whites along with a blue, and with the option of three motifs inspired by nature.

The modular tiles can be combined into complementary compositions and come in three sizes — 15 by 15, five by 15 and 7.5 by 20 centimetres.

The Rice tiles are the latest in Marazzi's Crogiolo collection. It is named after its first factory The Crogiolo (or "The Crucible"), which was transformed into the brand's experimentation division in the 1980s.

Product: Crogiolo Rice
Designer: Marazzi
Brand: Marazzi
Contact: [email protected]

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