Introducing ExCinere, our volcanic-ash-glazed tiles developed in collaboration with Formafantasma
ExCINERE IN A PORTO VILLA
This Porto villa captures the spirit and potential of ExCinere, with its endless opportunity for customised design and installation. ExCinere’s earth toned tile delicacies feature in a Porto villa designed by Stefano Giacomello. From burnt caramel through to dark chocolate, glazes A, B, C and D in both long and short sizes form a richly hued interior and exterior. Herringbone and parquet patterned floors, multiple walls across flat and curved surfaces and a syncopated bathroom comprised of two contrasting finishes encourages the designer to explore and play, whilst setting a warm frame for the homeowner’s action within the space. The collection’s hand applied volcanic ash-glazes further adds texture and depth to the space with each tile possessing a unique coat.
APARTMENT IN ANTWERP
Masterfully designed by Tjip Creative Environments and installed by Waeles Puurmaatwerk, this apartment in Antwerp uses Marmoreal white slab, 2cm thick.
QUICK-SHIP TILES AVAILABLE
Quick ship on Marmoreal tiles is available in the EU with slightly longer lead times for other markets. Please contact us to see what we can do for you
To our families, friends, collaborators and clients, we hope that you all take good care to keep healthy and safe in these extremely uncertain times. Everyone’s health and wellbeing is our first priority. In line with the current COVID-19 restictions, our London showroom will remain closed until these are lifted. Please continue to email us with any questions or concerns and we will come back to you as expeditiously as possible. Sample shipments are being organised on a weekly basis. Thank you for your patience and continued support. Brent Dzekciorius - Founder, Director
EXCINERE IN A RESTAURANT IN TOKYO
Japanese designer Teruhiro Yanagihara celebrates nature in his latest Tokyo restaurant, Dongxi. The typically minimal interior is characterised by soft light, solid wood and stone, a natural experience for the senses. We didn’t expect to see a mix of framed patterns and gradients using our ExCinere tiles, subtly adorning the dark grey rock walls. The tile’s earthy tones, textures and depth are a poetic reminder of humankind’s attraction to the forces of nature and double nicely as art. Good evidence that one can make use of ExCinere in more than a functional sense.
Design in Dialogue #68
Formafantasma talk about their practice and ExCinere in conversation with Glenn Adamson on the Friedman Benda platform, Design in Dialogue.
Wallpaper* Magazine has awarded ExCinere a 2020 Design Award
MARMOREAL DINING TABLE
This versatile Dining table / Desk comes in three separate parts: a single slab top and two independent trestles. The trestles can be oriented in three different ways, one of which creates more central space to function as a large desk.
RESTAURANT IN GENEVA
Geneva-based architecture studio YKRA used ExCinere in this renovation of an Italian restaurant in the Swiss city. The architects used a multicoloured layout to clad the wooden fired pizza oven, evoking the dynamism of a volcanic landscape. The resulting effect gives a synesthetic experience where the visual impact of the ash component is celebrated and almost materialises to trigger a tactile appreciation of the wall.
FORMAFANTASMA'S CAMBIO EXHIBITION AT THE SERPENTINE GALLERY, LONDON
Cambio, Formafantasma’s forensic investigation into the traditions and production processes of the wood industry at the Serpentine Gallery in London, is now availble online.
Meet Formafantasma, the Amsterdam-based design studio behind ExCinere, our volcanic-ash-glazed tiles.