Terrazzo Trends in Australia

Woodland greens, earthy blues, woody hues and colours and imperfect stone designs are today’s major trend, together with the worldwide fondness to large format terrazzo-tiled kitchen benchtops and walls that complement an added design dimension to the house or building which is absolutely perfect for Australia’s indoor-outdoor lifestyle.terrazzo australian marble

Big tile format continues to be the “in” thing in interior design with a modern design twist. Advanced and imaginative developments in terrazzo tile technologies have allowed these tiles to penetrate the exclusive art world, pushing the limits of what terrazzo can do and become in the near future. Colours from bold to soft greys and neutral tones, Terrazzo makes a bold statement bringing back old to new, flexible to use for floors and walls, kitchen benchtops and splash backs adding that exclusive touch. This brings about a shade of natural variation with the intense mix of organic materials and distinct designs. Bring unique style to life, combining geometrics, pattern, colour, structure, shade and texture. The year sees the seeming appearance of the perfect square (20mmx20mm) decorative tiles, embracing designs across the board from retro, funky 70’s as well as geometric, heritage, metallic and encaustic cement. This resurgence of Terrazzo and the square format decoration together with the appreciation of organic imperfections in the terrazzo finish itself creates a distinct taste in the design outcome of this amazing construction material to the interior and exterior design of a place. Continue reading “Terrazzo Trends in Australia”

Why Terrazzo Works Beautifully!

Building beauty and durability that fit anywhere, everywhere all the time! Terrazzo materials work beautifully in any construction project if not most, due to its many varied applications that not only enhance the project’s image but also contributes highly to its added elegance and prestige at the same time. You can utilise terrazzo as long-lasting tile flooring in your high rise buildings and hotel lobbies, offices, homes, shopping centres, food courts or specialty shops. Out in the outdoors, use it on high foot traffic areas as pavers in walkways, pool side areas, terraces and driveways or as functional and decorative pre cast for walls, stairs and risers, skirting, wall panels, coving, benchtops or public furniture. Terrazzo’s water resistant property is highly evident and its ability to repel most stains make it an equally good choice for your all-important pantry countertops, showers, baths and swimming pools and bathroom partitions and flooring as well. Continue reading “Why Terrazzo Works Beautifully!”

The Magic of Terrazzo in Big Projects

Terrazzo is perfect for high rise buildings where there are lots of multi-level floors. One important consideration, terrazzo is a fairly light-weight building material compared to others, you can easily lessen the load concerns of the building structure tremendously as the project progresses to the top floors which add to the weight considerations of the building or high rise condominium or shopping centre. Also, you can easily utilise pre cast terrazzo, which are pre-designed to your specific needs to exacting standards to finish the project at a faster pace.

Since Terrazzo offers a wide selection of finishes and innate, elaborate designs, the developer is provided with a lot of flexibility with the special finishes to boot for their particular needs! Continue reading “The Magic of Terrazzo in Big Projects”

Trust our Terrazzo Products

A good and reliable reputation precedes a dependable company. When you give importance to what you are manufacturing and deliver highly exceptional results to projects, then your company name will stick out and be trusted and remembered through the years. Terrazzo Australian Marble Pty Ltd has been in the terrazzo business for more than 40 years and still going strong!  Its unparalleled experience and expertise in the marble industry has been one of the company’s strongest points. Continue reading “Trust our Terrazzo Products”

Holiday Ready Shiny Terrazzo Floors

The Christmas Season is fast approaching! Get your terrazzo floors ready and shiny for the avalanche of family and guests for your special Christmas lunch celebration! Hang Christmas wreaths on your front doors and decorate your houses and gardens with Christmas Trees and lively lights and get into the spirit of the season. You can also decorate your houses with bunches of ‘Christmas Bush’ for the Christmassy red and green effect. You can even get ready early and enjoy Boxing Day by having a barbecue at the beach or watch the exciting Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race once you have cleaned and polished your terrazzo floors. Continue reading “Holiday Ready Shiny Terrazzo Floors”

Designs for Marble Tiles

Marble is one of the most used building material in man’s history. From the coliseums of ancient Rome to the most modern building of 2017, marbles are used for flooring, ceiling and other works of art. Terrazzo Australian Marble will share with you the best designs for marble tiles.

In this article, you will see the most beautiful patterns from around the world. It is our aim to give you some inspirations for your next project

Swimming Pool Fit for an Emperor

swimming pool marble
Source: Jennifer Bevan

This photo was taken in Beverly Hills. We love the construction of this pool. Observe the geometric design of the pool as it blends well with the mansion. Combined with fountains, this is a perfect expression of prestige and luxury.

Gold and White Marble Grunge

Gold and White Marble Grunge
Photo Source: Instagram

The trend for 2017 is all about using metals particularly brass and gold. Combining gold plated metals and terrazzo marble tiles can yield exquisite design for your projects. This pattern can be used for high-end homes and commercial establishments.

Terrazzo In-Situ Emblems

terrazzo in situ emblem
Photo Source: Pinterest

When it comes to creating luxurious homes, terrazzo in-situ will continue to trend upscale residences. This marble tile is very flexible and can be crafted to create an advanced geometric design. Observe how the marble tiles are carefully designed with a seamless polished look.

Terrazzo In-situ Illusions Continue reading “Designs for Marble Tiles”

Popular Marble Designs in History

Marble is a material used by architects and engineers for centuries. It has been used by kings, emperors, and leaders shaping the core of foundations of civilization itself. In this article, Terrazzo Australian Marble will walk you through how this material influenced mankind’s history.

Hope this article will enlighten its readers about the beauty of marble. Through history, one can get inspiration for their projects.

Greece: Odeon of Herodes Atticus Theatre

The Odeon of Herodes Atticus is a stone theater structure located on the southwest slope of the Acropolis of Athens, Greece. The building was completed in 161 AD. It was renovated in 1950. The theater was comprised of marble.

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Rome: The Pantheon

One of the world’s largest concrete domes, the Pantheon was constructed in 125 A.D. It is composed of marble. It is considered a top tourist destination in Rome. Continue reading “Popular Marble Designs in History”