The history of terrazzo can be traced back to the ancient mosaics of Egypt, its predecessors come from Italy. The form of terrazzo used today derives partly from the 18th century pavimento alla Veneziana Venetian Pavement and the cheaper seminato. Pavimento alla Veneziana had workers place marble fragments next to each other in a mortar base. Terrazzo is also related to the technique seminato for which workers tossed larger marble chips into the cement that was then ground and polished.
Small fragments of stone and base colour are the signature of the modern classic Terrazo tiles which peaked in Memphis Style patterns of the 1980s in Milan and around the world.
With the usual experimental approach of Casa Dolce Casa Casa Moood the Artwork collection, investigates its original inspiration to disassemble and re-organize itself, transforming an ancient art of tradition into a new, informed and pondered design technique.
The Artwork Collection The Artwork collection has been developed in two cardinal colors (01 and 02) available in three different sizes (Micro-Basic-Macro), and one neutral element (Neutral_00). In addition to the colour schemes, there are 12 decorative variations with vitreous-inspired inserts conducive to the interaction with bold and characterizing shapes and colours, delivering plenty of personality. New surfaces for architecture and interior design in which predefined patterns alternate in a dynamic play on perspectives.