INSPIRATIONS

Venice

The surface of Venice is constantly metamorphosing and painting Venice is almost like being a restorer, peeling off the layers to find the picture after picture underneath.

Arbit Blatas
It has been said that Venice is a unique artistic achievement. Its beauty unmatched, Venice symbolizes a long-lasting struggle against Nature, as the people of Venice tried and managed to master the hostile nature of the lagoon. The result is a place like no other, with architectures and sights that have been protagonists of many masterpieces over the centuries. An important tourist destination, the aesthetic of Venice has been inspiration to many. The water of the lagoon where gondolas sail daily, the sun reflecting on the white stones of the churches and the pavement, the vibrant colors of the buildings, catching the eye of the people passing by. Venice is a kaleidoscope of colors that should be experienced at least once in the lifetime.

Pink

Pink is heavily featured in the streets of Venice, on the outside of the old buildings, in the light of sunset and dawn reflecting on the water. Like the handmade terracotta that has been used for a long time, blush pink is an adaptable choice for interiors of different types. Elegant and sophisticated, it can brighten up any room, providing a splash of color that isn’t too vibrant, just the right amount of warmth, like the rays of sun warming placid waters.

Pink is a beautiful color, because it is one of the colors that the sun makes at twilight and in the dawns.

— C. Joybell C.

Norwegian Pink

Natural Stones
Norwegian Pink in Bricks installation

Norwegian Pink

Natural Stones
Stone Detail
  • Norwegian Pink

    Natural Stones
    Norwegian Pink in Bricks installation
  • Norwegian Pink

    Natural Stones
    Stone Detail

Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.

— Lao Tzu

Water

It isn't surprising that Venice has been called the City on Water. Built on a cluster of islands, the streets interlock with canals and bridges, allowing for the peculiar experience to walk amongst the city’s buildings as well as sailing through them, either sailing on the distinctive gondolas or using waterbuses. Typically a cloudy aquamarine, the color of water is important to feature if one wants to capture the aesthetic of Venice, the feeling of being one with nature, claiming some space where one usually wouldn’t find it.

LongHex

Ceramic Mosaic
Water Detail

Blue

Venice is full of colors, full of life and brightness, and that only get more vibrant every year during the traditional Carnival, when thousands of people join together to celebrate and enjoy the city, donning clothes and masks of different colors, painting a spectacular picture along the streets. Venice Blue is a wonderful shade of blue, both deep and bright, recalling the color that can be spotted all over the city, particularly on the clocktower in Piazza San Marco, often associated with gold details.

It was called love.
Something blue blue.

– Petra Hermans

Sticks

Ceramic Mosaic
Blue - Detail

Evanescence

Ceramic Mosaic
Denim Satin Finish - Detail

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