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2020 Design Trends in Porcelain and Ceramic Tile
Architectural Stone and Tile has been attending the annual international ceramic tile show CERSAIE in Italy for the past 25 years. Here are my notes and snapshots of what I saw this fall.

The “Marble look” in tile design continues to improve with large format tiles and slabs. Tiles are increasing in size. Realistic patterns are being created. Porcelain manufacturers are producing TRUE through body veining in large slabs, great for countertops.

AlfaLux, Unika - Bianco Carrara

Settecento - Reverse Series

New colors - expanding options for designers’ color palettes. Shades of Green, Blues, Terracotta and Deep Tone warm Neutrals.

Marca Corona, OverClay series

Marca Corona, OverClay series

Aparici, Grunge series

Textures, Textures and more Textures, in a variety of sizes and formats. Dimensional character creating shade and shadow opportunities.

Aparici, Jacquard Wall series

Aparici, Jacquard Wall series

FlyZone, Cristalli Wall series

New Patterns and Shapes. Geometric shapes with dimension and patterns inspired by ancient rugs and historic prints.

Fioranese Ceramica, Cementine series

Aparici, Bohemian series