The second technique of fire mastered by man, after cooking food, ceramics is an astonishing example of human ability to reconcile the satisfaction of practical needs and aesthetic aspirations. Anterior to glass, it is experiencing a recent revival, in high-tech products. In Europe, the flowering of ceramics coincides with the beginning of the Renaissance. From the fifteenth to the eighteenth century, the manufacture of sandstone (different from that of glazed pottery by the addition of sand and high temperature) is experiencing a boom in Germany (workshops Cologne, Siegburg and Raeren). However, the stanniferous enamel pottery had scarcely reached the shores of Italy than Luca Della Robbia (see 1400-1482) and his workshop would give it its nobility. The ceramist was able to apply this process to sculpture and decoration (many madonnas, crests, pavements, altarpieces ...). These potteries were called terra invetriata. Beyond these applications, earthenware was to be attached to daily uses (various dishes, pharmacy vases). Faenza is, since the Middle Ages, with Siena and Orvieto, one of the centers of majolica in Italy, which will swarm in Urbino, Deruta, Gubbio, Castel-Durante as soon as ...
Afnor has just appointed Thierry Toffoli as chairman of the evaluation committee for the application to NF UPEC Ceramic Tile Flooring Standards. Mr. Jacques Gautier, previous president, remains a member of the organization. T.Toffoli, tiling master craftsman and tiling professional advisor in the Capeb, has been part of the committee since 2006. Mr. Toffoli created his company in 1990, and sees it grow rapidly. It was during a tile-laying project that broke down that he became interested in quality standards for ceramics. Two standards make it possible to qualify the tiles: - The PEI standard, NF standard in ISO 10645-7 (EU standard) - The UPEC standard which is only a French standard and is established by the CSTB for the manufacturers who request this service. AFNOR is an organization composed of 17 members and works to defend the NF UPEC standard and to respect the regulations. The new president will be in charge of ensuring the proper implementation of the option D (Dimension) recently introduced: "To allow manufacturers to put forward a superior product quality, we have just created this option D explains T. ...
Rendez-vous in Strasbourg from 29 to 31 January 2015 for this new national final Tile 43ème Olympiades trades. Interview, presentation of topics and gallery of competitors: Reference Tile tells you almost everything! And tiler's word, will be sport! Since 2011, Pascal del Toso, Customer LOGIceram, is an international expert on tiles for the Olympiades des métiers, a cause to which he dedicates himself without counting his time, rhyming tiles with passion and excellence. For Reference Tiles, he explains how the French candidates have been able to increase power, capitalizing on the experience gained over the editions of this beautiful competition, which can highlight the passion and desire to defeat young tiler lovers in their profession . (cf: http://www.referencecarrelage.com/2015/01/actualites/olympiades-des-metiers-la-piste-aux-etoiles/)
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It was time to introduce one of the many benefits of LOGIceram: furniture modification. Indeed, the catalogs of the manufacturers evolve constantly: change of color or size of the furniture. Do not be caught off guard and give free rein to your imagination. Choose a piece of furniture with the same characteristics in the generic catalog (eg a double washbasin cabinet, 4 drawers ...) and change everything you want: dimensions, and textures! . With more 1000 textures available and the ability to create new ones, you can make the furniture of your choice. And all in a few clicks ...
Professionals, we present on the site a new user experience; Through a new demo version interface, you can wander through the software to discover in a few minutes its main assets: Complete customer project in 15 minutes - Rendering bathrooms 3D - Fluid interface 4 customer projects to choose to click for view the renderings of the software. You want to know more ? Contact our sales teams, they will inform you. You can also watch the video that shows the stages of realization of a bathroom. Good discovery
Not a magazine home decor escapes this new craze. Cement tile is back on a strong trend. Classic or used as a patchwork, in kitchens, living rooms, bathrooms. Manufacturers are competing with new products and the styles of installation are evolving ... To make your customers crack, to take them to skip the steps of these very qualitative decorations, the 3D visual is essential. With LOGIceram, play the sets to infinity and let your creativity burst for their pleasure, and yours!
The bathroom market for seniors is gaining momentum. With the new financial aid granted by the state, individuals are changing their habitat. A bathroom with disability standards are harder to design and achieve. The LOGIceram software contains the elements necessary for the realization of the showers, with the seats and the complementary support bars. Nothing better than an 3D plan to be aware of traffic in the room and compliance with standards. Give your clients the benefit of the appropriate help. Click here to download the ANAH guide.
The 15 May, professionals have largely rewarded the qualities of bathroom software LOGIceram for its innovation, and its performance. The 2014 version offers two new features: an improved realistic 3D rendering, and the possibility of editing the entire client project in one click.
Through our partnership with Desvres and Gedimat, access their catalog directly in the software. You can now load all available tile ranges with their product codes and prices and apply them directly to your project.
Change the colors and textures of your 3D objects at will with our new module. You can now load an existing piece of furniture and change the colors of each item to your liking to get closer to the needs of your client.