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Blooming (Red Dot Award 2023)

Enhancing and preserving the power of Italian outstanding craftsmanship, creating in the present for a long-term future.


Inspired by Mark Rothko and Ad Reinhard, with Bauhaus rigorous geometric style influence, Giovanni Barbieri has created a contemporary design by expertly manipulating natural stone showing his Passion for Art. In this new design he ingeniously crafts a textured stone using an original finishing technique and sizes combination. Pattern is composed with size base 18”x18” x3/4 ( Cm 45x45x2) on 40 tiles each one different from the other, obtained with different combination of 5 different sizes and 4 different Natural Stone Colours: Light Grey and Light Brown Sandstone, Black and Beige Limestone. The installation pattern printed on each box helping to obtain a perfect installation where no one colour are connected each other. Distribuited in Japan by Advan & Co. Distribuited in USA by Opustone MIAMI.


45x45x2 cm Modular tiles (18″x18″x3/4)


Natural Stone.


Black Limestone , light Beige, light brown and light grey sandstone.