Excellent performance, versatility and sophisticated design: these are the guidelines that the Research and Development team has followed for the new Level Marmi products. In this interview, Giancarlo Macchioni, Emilgroup’s R&D and Marketing Director, explains the most innovative features of the new large slabs.
There have been important introductions to the line devoted to large slabs, both in terms of the colour range and the expansion of the 6.5 mm thickness products.
Level has been expanded with new variants that boast great expressive power. The collection has been updated to include 4 new marbles, offering even more design freedom: Calacatta Black, Arabescato Corchia, Macchia Vecchia and White Paradise, in the 162x324 (12 mm thickness) size, also available in a bookmatch version. The marble range currently comprises 19 types, available in two sizes (160x320 – 6.5 mm thickness and 162x324 – 12 mm thickness).
The new additions for 2020 include marbles with 6.5 mm thickness, both for products already in the range and for the Level Stone line.
We wanted to extend the range of design options in order to adopt the Level line as a complete covering solution.
What were the distinctive features of the new marbles added to the range?
Our Research & Development team decided to develop the line by focusing on types of marble with colours and veins which are not yet present in the range and which would complete the Level line. In the marble selection process, great attention has been paid to the originality and beauty of the surfaces.
The Level series was still lacking the distinctive character typical of black marble.
Consequently, Calacatta Black was introduced, a marble that can bring elegance to a universe of colours that encapsulates every shade in deep black, interspersed with white and grey vein patterns.
In order to increasingly respond better to every design need we have expanded the choice of marble from Carrara, adding the Macchia Vecchia and Arabescato Corchia variants. The Macchia Vecchia marble has a unique, distinctive personality, featuring strong vein patterns on an ivory white background and infinite, multifaceted shades. Arabescato Corchia is a marble characterized by “ovular” or “arabesque” patterning, which gives it a special decorative quality.
Finally, we added a very natural marble, White Paradise: an exclusive, highly prized marble with a transparent, crystal-effect background and delicate light grey vein patterns.