Located in the 92nd of Bělehradská street in Prague, this elegant and casual restaurant offers a fast service to enjoy a snack with a good coffee.
VIVES has collaborated in its creative decoration helped by the effort of the interior designers VRTIŠKA & ŽÁK, using the products from the 1900 collection. The result is a very distinctive and avant-garde style, appealing to the most cosmopolitan of customers.
In Dubai, the city that inspires modernity as well as great luxury, we can find the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, considered to be the tallest hotel in the world.
Within its installations designed for the most demanding of clients, we can find a spectacular spa where Vives contributed to the design with the 60x60 Titan range of porcelain biscuit. This tile helped to contribute to the extraordinary luxury that the designers were seeking to show.
The results achieved have created an area which is emblematic and fits in perfectly with the glamour and luxury which characterizes this grand hotel.
Photographs taken by Guy Daniel.
On the coast of Morte (Corrubedo), a new restaurant has opening coming under the name of Benboa which manages to create a pioneering fusion of various different concepts at the same time: restaurant and market.
This new venture created by Rubén Brión, Carlos Brión and Paco Teira groups together in place the possibility to purchase fresh fish and shellfish together with a restaurant. You can take the produce home with you or even ask the restaurant to cook it for you there and then.
Vives have helped to decorate this innovative place by using the Mugat Blanco 10x20cm and the floor tiles: Orsa - 21x89 antislip C3 and Dorset marrón 31.6x31.6 cm.
The result has been a modern decoration which contrasts perfectly with the essence of the tradition served up.
The restaurant Farándula, located on the Costa Brava in the area of Aro beach, was officially opened in June 2012. The decoration has been inspired by the design concept named Vintage where industrial elements are mixed with some of the most traditional and classical such as solid woods.
The studio in charge of carrying out this Project, Thomas & Valls used the products from the 20x20 Aranjuez collection, specifically the products called Yeles, Alcazar, Batres y Bargas for the walls and Güell-1 from the 1900 collection for the floors.
The restaurant Farándula aims to transmit humour, entertainment together with a touch of glamour. The furniture used comprises of individual pieces which are perfectly suited to their surroundings.
In conclusion, the creativity used in the design and decoration within this premises shows the possibilities when different styles are brought together.
In the city of Plasencia, you will find Mayorga Gourmet in Calle Zapateria 20. It is a shop specializing in the typical products that derive from the region of Extremadura where you can find a varied and appetizing selection.
Vives Azulejos y Gres took part in this project with the product named Paramo Marron 19.2x119.3. This product contains a grain and finish that represents the passing of time and creates a vintage style.
The objective when designing and creating this settings was to produce a place that is exclusive and warm where the traditional comes together with the contemporary and a modern rustic design presides.
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In Moscow, the Council of the Russian Federation also known as the Senate have renovated their emblematic building using Vives Azulejos y Gresí Titan collection (specifically Unsu, Siro, Acro, Elba and Auriel).
The first phase of the renovation was finished in August with its official inauguration taking place on 3rd September 2012.
By using the Titan Collection, as can be appreciated in these images, a sophistication and elegance has been achieved which is perfectly suited to this kind of building.
Xara Lodge is a complex where almost any celebration or event can be held : corporate events, weddings, shows etc. Located in a traditional house in the Maltese countryside not far from Mdina, it boasts incredible and unique views.
The architect in charge of the project was Perit Cassar who used products from the Vives Azulejos y Gres Titan series (Paros, Mara, Unsu, Uriel y Comodo).
The result that has been obtained is a design which brings together both tradition and modernity with a balance and with outstanding beauty.
Located in Pozuelo de Alarcón, the Falagán restaurant offers traditional cooking using products that are only sourced locally.
The architectural practise used for this project was “G2 Oficina Tecnica S.L.” and the interior designers Juan Carlos and Ángel Luís Cabello who used Vives Azueljos y Gres’ porcelain tiles creating a highly stylish area with the Aralia and Erica in the size of 60x60.
The result is a dining area full of warmth and elegance.
This project takes us to Vilnius (Lithuania). The Civic Grafito (60x120cm) has been used in this shopping centre called “Aprangos Galerija” where cement is the inspiration. This has resulted in a design where all the different elements come together to integrate and where originality prevails over convention.
Some styles just can’t help but resist the test of time. Without doubt, the 60’s are a prime example. They have managed to reproduce this style in Sölvesborg (Sweden) in this restaurant called “Bella’s Diner & Bar”. A key element to achieving this desired look was our 20x20cm red body Alaska, Negro and Rojo Volcan floor tiles.
The Hotel Villa Sandini Spa located in Sandim, Portugal en the Duero Litoral has opened its doors. Designed with an emphasis on the innovative style of chic-rustic, the old building has been completely renovated to represent its history, its traditions while bringing in elements of modernity.
Vives have contributed to this project by offering its Polinesia Collection and specifically the Moorea-R tile, a porcelain wood replicate tile of 14.3x119.3 in both white and brown finishes. It is a tile that has been designed to bring beauty to the area where it is being used whilst providing great security in wet areas. Moorea meets and exceeds the norms of anti-slip tiles set out in the certifications of CTE, DIN 51130 y DIN 51097. For more information, please see:
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International projects using some of the most vanguard of tendencies are a great way to show off the latest Vives ceramics. This excellent hotel in the Ukraine have chosen to use the Hypnos collection to give it a personal space. The format used was a highly polished 43.5x43.5cm porcelain tile and is ideal to reflect the interior light and to consolidate a space with harmony. With it being located just a few minutes from the centre of the entertainment district of Kiev and just a few kilometres from the international airport, this hotel designed by the architect Víctor Salamantin from the ADC Group, has become a hub for local and international business.
The Albatros building is one of Vives Azulejos y Gres projects, consisting on four blocks located in front of the beach in Benicàssim (Castellón). It has the particularity that all the blocks are oriented to the sea thanks to taking into consideration the slope of the land at their disposal.
The rooms of the houses are tiled with Vives Azulejos y Gres products as well as the facades.
The ceramic tiles used in this project are the Barcelona (23x33cm), Bravo (27x41,5cm), Canadá (31,6x45,3cm) and porcelain tiles Totem (glazed rectified 40x60cm) series.
Mirax Park is a building complex made up of five luxury residential buildings located at 92 Prospect Vernadskogo, in Moscow.
The team responsible for this project count on the architect Utesheva Tatiana, the interior designer Anikin Alekandr and the builder Mirax Group.
Mirax Park project has an extension of 360.000 square meters. Vives Tiles products used in both indoor and outdoor, were the Iliada, Nazca and Beta, porcelain tile series in 40x40cm, the porcelain Mármoles series in 30x60cm and Himalaya floor tile series in 31,6 x31, 6cm.
Burriananova is a new sport seascape made up of two buildings located inside a dock at the port of Burriana, in Catellón. An innovative design applied with the newest technologies by the architect Ramón Pascual de la Torre.
Vives Tiles provides BurrianaNova with the quality and strength of porcelain tiles, using Greisen series in 40x60cm format that is characterized by being a very hard floor tile because of its similarity to natural stone.
This building facilities include a large banquet room which floor have been tiled with Metropolis ceramic series in 40x60cm format, achieving an innovative design that emulates the concrete.
Leperias Folk Music Bar is a leisure space placed in Lepe, Huelva, and created by a young designer, Juanma Guevara.
An example of this, is the application of Vives Azulejos y Gres ceramic products in this context, that refer to the folkloric elements with Rimini and Trentino wall tiles in size 20x50 . The black stripes of Rimini represent a trouser o shirt in the WC for men and the lunares (spots) of trentino referring to a traditional Spanish Andalusian dress (traje de cola) to be used in the WC for women.
Novotel project allowed us to tile this hotel placed in the city of Málaga with Vives ceramic products.
The chosen material for the floors is a tile with appearance of concrete, used in two similar finishes, and provided with the best high quality technical solutions. For outdoor, it has been used the Master Series 40x40cm, a semi-polished rectified porcelain tile with a design that represents the concrete. For indoor rooms, the Metropolis Series was the chosen option, in a 40x60 cm format and a semi-polished finish.
The architect Ramón Pascual de la Torre performed a cylindrical building called Torre Lidón, wich is situated at Carlos Fabra Andrés street in Castellón de la Plana.
Vives Tiles has contributed to this project with the ceramic products. For tiling the outside part of the hall and the walls of the interior terraces, it was chosen the Totem-R Grafito, a porcelain tile in 40x60cm. This choice achieved a harmonious contrast with the white concrete, the main element on the tiles facade. For fastening this material, it was used the double-spread technique, based on the application of adhesive to the support and to the piece.
Steel Bobsin Partner is a more than 10 years of experience company that has developed several projects in various disciplines. This project corresponds to the opening of a new store of Hessnatur brand, located in the German city of Hanover.
The project has a modern and contemporary design and the ceramic material chosen for the floors of this property is the Vendôme tiles series, a porcelain tile characterized by its variety of formats and colours. For this occasion, we have chosen the pieces in 30x60cm, rectified glazed body in basalto colour.
An inspiration is the reason of this project, a contemporary construction of a single family house where the design is based on a exceptional ceramic piece, Exedra.
Exedra, with a natural design, alternative and sincere, evokes the nature. It is present in every room and links the different spaces. The facade, made entirely of ceramic stone in a 60x120cm format and in combination with glass, reveals a large, bright and contemporary dwelling.
Vives presents a study by the projects and interior design department.
Polka dots are the protagonists in this vertical study.
“Carmen en las Arenas” is an avant-garde boutique dedicated to female fashion that was inaugurated in the stunning location of the Plaza de Toros de las Arenas in Barcelone. This Project was headed by Joseph Bobé i Raduà and carried out by Doc S.L. in 2011. The tiles used belong to the VIVES 1900 series, a ceramic 20x20 floor tile called Pedrera-3 Basalto.
Ros Marcos has been a picture framer for museums and galleries for 25 years using some of the most modern techniques to conserve the art pieces. The premises, property of the Ros family, are located in the traditional Ruzafa quarter (Valencia) and show the renovated workshop that follows the true values of this family.
This space has been designed by the interior designer Beatriz Alemany. She has managed to provide an industrial workshop with a modern ambience. To do this, for the flooring, she has used the large porcelain format tile 60x120 Civic Grafito and for the walls, she has used 40x60 porcelain tile Boreal, with a metallic finish in two different colours.
The Foresta Building has been carried out using VIVES materials throughout the entire project including the façade, entrance and residential areas providing the best solutions for building’s characteristics.
Façade: Tamesis series. 40x60cm. Porcelain tile, bonded façade with visible clamps.
Entrance: Vendome series. 20x90cm. porcelain tile. This product has been fixed in an ingenious way in order to achieve an avant-garde and original finish.
Residencial areas: 27x41.5cm. Sandalo Series, 40x40cm. Oregon Tabaco series, 31.6x31.6 Town Tabaco ceramic series and 30x60 Caronte series.
The Asador Siboney, located in Avila, is one of the best restaurants in that area. It has been recently awarded the plato de oro of the Premio Nacional Gastronomía 2010 (National Gastronomy prize 2010) and it offers typical cuisine in a very pleasant environment. They have chosen the VIVES 1900 series to give a personal touch to its restaurant. This product represents the modernist style of the 20th century.
VIVES, focusing on the modernist compositions by the famed architect Gaudí, has developed this ceramic collection that provides the restaurant with the characteristic elegance of that period. The creative potential of this ceramic product, available in green and red tones , creates warm and contemporary tiles environments.
In the rocky coasts of Illetas in Mallorca, you can find the elegant Hotel Barceló Albatros which is characterised by its location and its pleasant installations. It gives the perfect opportunity to relax and disconnect from every day life. Vives tiles have collaborated to renovate its communal areas giving them a fresh look with added vitality. An example of this would be the conference centre where the surroundings should generate energy, inspiration and creativity.This project has managed to create spaces that are formal whilst maintaining a modern twist to ensure that it works to together with the entire hotel surroundings. One of the products selected to achieve this warm and modern look has been the new ceramic wood replicate Kinda Natural in the 60x60 format used to dress the floor helping it to give the area a VIVES personality.
In Mollet del Vallés (Barcelona) Nya Spa y Bellesa Vives products have been used to personalize the spa and wellness area. The spa facilities have been renovated with Orsa Avellana in different sizes, helping both staff and customers come to pleasure themselves within this agreeable and relaxing area. The renovation has been developed by D&D interior design team, who chose the series Orsa to cover floor and walls. VIVES captures within this product the latest design, personalizing the space where it has been used with nature being evoked with this wood-ceramic serie with the sole objective of creating a relaxed atmosphere within the confines of where it is used.
Design and quality are implicit values in all VIVES projects and the hall of the Foresta building is an example of this work and dedication. VIVES has provided solutions adapted to the building features, where the aesthetics and personality are reflected in its hall. Porcelain Vendome was the series chosen, its colours Musgo and Basalto in size 20x90 cm. An inteligent and unique fixing installation was used to achieve an original and modern atmosphere. VIVES is proud to have added to the character of the building, displaying an item that offers a formal and distinctive surounding.
The Sopa de Lletres restaurant combines both a high quality cuisine together with a unique interior design. VIVES Azulejos y Gres has taken part in another innovative and stunning project, a restaurant located in Castellón de la Plana where you can both enjoy the decoration and the taste of its wonderful dishes. This project has been carried out by YM Interior Design Studio. It was such a challenge not only because of the location and functionality of the space but also they wanted the decoration to have a profound impact on clients. The difficulty of attracting different kinds of people was overcome by the combination of different styles. The team of interior designers used the series 1900 from VIVES as a project guide, which has proved successful regionally.
The Asian restaurant chain, Wok, has used a collection by Vives to open its new premises in Pineda de Mar, Barcelona. My Wok Pineda is another example of how the chain is determined to show its new concept of combining the cultural richness of the Far East within its culinary dishes. The collections selected to create a distinguished yet tranquil area were Arquinia 30x60 and Boreal 40x60. Arquinia was used as the floor tile in the main saloon and Boreal was used to dress the entrance hall, both helping to create a space where its clients could enjoy the best food in a pleasant and relaxing environment.
VIVES Azulejos y Gres reinforces its presence in Macedonia where the company has taking part on a project for SM Investment. The former Arabesque Lounge Restaurant, now called Metropolitan Lounge Restaurant has become one of the most interesting places to visit in Skopje. VIVES participation was based on many aspects of the project and gave it warmth and elegance in the restaurant area. Stone Design was the team of designers that carried out the project. They chose VIVES porcelain and floor tiles to design the Metropolitan Lounge Restaurant. The porcelain collection Kenion of 60x60 cm was used as the floor tile along the bars and the Güell tile from 1900 collection of 20x20cm was used for the toilets of the restaurant. The project combines VIVES ceramic products with a personal decoration in order to make the client feel comfortable and relaxed inside the restaurant.
VIVES Azulejos y Gres has taken part in a close and personal in Skopje, Macedonia, where a singular flat has been designed. Once again Skopje has become the setting of an original project that considered VIVES one of its design mainstays due to its creation of avant-garde settings. The porcelain range Atalaya wall tiles, 8,1x41,5 cm were used in the living room with the tiles proving to be inspiring for their texture and aesthetics. The apartment gives an emphasis on a particular decoration that surrounds the artist. The interior design studio, Stone Studio carried out this embracing project. Brightness plays an important role in this space with it inspiring and defining such a personal place as the home.
The vegetarian and rural hotel “La Fuente del Gato” located in Olmeda de las Fuentes (Madrid), entrusted VIVES to maintain its rural style while refurbishing this hotel. VIVES Azulejos y Gres takes part in this project in Olmeda de las Fuentes where the Pergola range, 14x28cm, and the 1900 range were used to personalise the rooms. VIVES floor tiles emphasise the building\'s artistic character. Bedrooms and dinning rooms are clear examples of how these ranges transmit the tranquillity that are associated with the natural environment. This hotel prizes itself on offering a personal service, based on warmth and comfort within its facilities. Among its services, they offer a vegetarian cuisine workshop and recipes that include ecological ingredients.
The Kadrit Hotel in Zaragoza has chosen VIVES Tiles for the design of its rooms. The aim is to provide an unforgettable and relaxing stay and this has been helped with the use of one of our floor tile collections: Exedra. Exedra gives expression to the beauty of stone that helps captivate the public. The team of interior designers from the Carlos Monge studio has carried out this project using Exedra collections 60x120 cm to highlight artistic part of the rooms. Two formats of Exedra collection were used, 30x60 and 60x120 and also a mosaic with the same aesthetics.
Galia Physiotheraphy Centre located in Celanova (Ourense) has been a great success due to its sweeping combination between design and image. The Citerior Studio worked with Vives Azulejos y Gres to highlight its façade by using a porcelain tile from our Loire Collection – specifically Darcy-CR Grafito 60x90cm., that were installed using the DGV anchoring system. This project which was carried out by architects Xan Rodríguez and Marta Feijo, the Morvan-CR Grafito 60x90 tile that also belongs to the Loire collection has been used as floor tile.
Совет Федерации России, расположенный в Москве, известный также как Сенат, обновил свое здание, являющееся символом прежней эпохи, и для этого использовал керамику фабрики VIVES Azulejos y Gres – коллекцию Титан (Unsu, Siro, Acro, Elba y Auriel). Работы по первому этапу переустройства были закончены в августе, официальное открытие обновленного здания произошло 3 сентября 2012 года. Коллекция Титан, как это видно на фото, придает зданию своеобразие и изысканную элегантность, которые необходимы в официальных учреждениях подобного типа.