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Jointed design Massimo Nadalini

Jointed Mosaico+

Beyond decoration, beyond the traditional mosaic concept, beyond chip size, rigidly defined geometrical space.

The new range from Mosaico+ takes a fresh approach, extending the material’s expressive potentials and the languages used to convey them. Jointed, the collection the company is launching at Cersaie in Bologna, is a perfect example.

A collection that supersedes modularity

A new collection that symbolizes the Mosaico+ revolution, superseding the modularity of the mosaic chip and its repetition across the surface through the potential for breaking down every single element in 5 different ways.
In Jointed, the 5×5 cm chip is engraved with a graphic motif providing the basis for 5 different types of decoration. The random composition of each of the subdivided chips transforms the simple surface into a complex array, varying depending on the way the sheets are installed, which may be repetitive or in a random layout. The personalization continues with the option of using a tone-on-tone grout or a contrasting one, to enhance the material’s vibrancy.

Infinite combinations

A series that offers infinite combinations, an invaluable tool for architects and interior designers, for defining the identity of a surface, highlighting the architectural and spatial features of an interior, or telling a story with the aid of graphic signs and paths which render it unique.

The Jointed mosaic is produced in bright, luminous, artistic cathedral glass, thinner than other types. This artistic glass can be coloured with full tone and plain hues or can have a shaded and veined appearance.

Jointed reflects the determination of Mosaico+ to overcome mosaic and decoration stereotypes to explore new pathways, respond to requests for customisation, and offer unconventional scenarios and personalised solutions.

Jointed won ADI Ceramics&Bathroom Award 2018.
It also has been selected by The Permanent Observatory of Design ADI for the publication on the ADI DESIGN INDEX 2019.

Co-founder and product&communication manager for Brix – a pioneer company in the field of surfaces for architecture – Massimo began his career as Creative Director and R&D counselor in 2015.
He has been responsible for Decoratori Bassanesi rebranding project and collaborates with Mosaico+ since 2018 as Creative Director.

Massimo curates both designer recruitment and product R&D for the companies he works with, selecting numerous personalities such as: Jean Marie Massaud, Vincent Van Duysen, Nendo, Claudio Silvestrin, Paola Navone, Sebastian Herkner, Guglielmo Poletti, Andrée Putman, L+R Palomba, Naoto Fukasawa, Michael Anastassiades, Lex Pott, Piet Hein Eek, Keiji Takeuchi.

He developed various products for Brix, Decoratori Bassanesi and Mosaico+.

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