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Mutina Launches Dialogues Tile Projects with Mural by Paul Thorel at Naples' Museo MADRE

By Interior Design Staff

Embracing creative patronage, Mutina has launched Dialogues, a series of tile experiments by contemporary artists and designers—Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Scheltens & Abbenes, and Albert Moya among them. One example is Passaggio della Vittoria by Paul Thorel at the Museo MADRE in Naples, Italy. The 2,000-square-foot mural is composed of over 1 million porcelain and enameled-stoneware mosaics, each a 1/3-inch square and digitally printed with a gloss finish. The tiles’ size mimics those found along the vaulted Galleria della Vittoria, a tunnel that links the eastern and western parts of the city, while their pattern evokes the sea.

Paul Thorel. Photography by Matteo Pastorio.
Dialogues by Mutina. Photography by Matteo Pastorio.
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