marvel marble: 40 years of monitillo 1980 shown at maison et objet 2020

marvel marble: 40 years of monitillo 1980 shown at maison et objet 2020

40 years of innovative styling of marble and natural stone will be showcased by monitillo marmi at maison et objet 2020 from january 17-21. founded in 1980, the italian brand has grown to collaborate with international clients whilst always retaining their dedication to detail and a special care when sourcing materials. their collections have always been of the highest quality, often while creating alongside leading designers. the monitillo 1980 collection exemplifies and celebrates four decades of stories and work. compiling a new bathroom collection, it consists of floors, walls, furniture and accessories made with 20 different design studios.

bath line: ‘trullo’ free-standing washbasin in white carrara marble
walls&floors: ‘dedalo’ wall covering by claesson koivisto rune

all images courtesy monitillo marmi



monitillo 1980’s bath line will be their first collection of bathroom furniture presented at maison et objet 2020. it blends the brand’s creativity and expertise together to deliver a styled range that exemplifies the art of stone working. here, the marble has been skilfully worked by both hand and hi-tech machinery. the results are elegant, exclusive and well-finished sinks, shower-trays, bathtubs and mirrors, which can all be used individually or integrated into custom interiors.

bath line: bathtub concept in ecru striato marble
wall&floors: ‘parrallelo’ wall covering by claesson koivisto rune



for their walls&floors collection, collaboration with international designers and the cultural inspiration of monitillo marmi and its base in puglia unite. with 11 designs by five studios, the architects and designers were invited to experience altamura, italy and witness the production of their products and the regional culture. the results reflect the environment, explore the creativeness of marble, and enhance their softness and tactility into innovate shapes. these studios includes claesson koivisto rune, defne koz + marco susani, emmanuel gallina design office, andrea maffei architects, and chapman taylor.

walls&floors: ‘iride’ flooring system in marble and brass inlays by claesson koivisto rune


wall&floors: ‘marea more’ wall covering with inlays by chapman taylor


wall&floors: ‘profondo’ wall covering defne koz + marco susani


wall&floors: ‘punto’ wall covering with inlays in brass by andrea maffei architects


wall&floors: ‘spacco’ wall covering by emmanuel gallina design office


wall&floors: ‘vela’ wall covering by claesson koivisto rune
pietre di monitillo: console by efrem bonacina and greta macri



also to be shown at maison et objet 2020, the pietre di monitillo is a continuing collection that highlights the elegance of different sides of marble. it was first launched in 2016, when it revealed a dozen accessories created by international designers, but these collaborations have evolved since. inspired by the history and traditions of puglia, italy, the new designs have been created by the likes of luca nichetto, claesson koivisto rune and more.

pietre di monitillo: ‘nessie’ doorstopper by luca nichetto


pietre di monitillo: ‘badisco’ side table/coffee table by claesson koivisto rune


pietre di monitillo: ‘pingu’ bookend by matteo ragni



exhibitor info:


brand: monitillo 1980

exhibition: maison et objet 2020

dates: january 17-21

stand: hall 6 – booth 069

new products: ‘nessie’ doorstopper by luca nichetto, ‘badisco’ tables by claesson koivisto rune, ‘specchia’ and ‘sabina’ lamps and candle holders by felix millory architecture, ‘vado’ clocks by monitillo 1980, ‘molina’ console by efrem bonacina / greta macrì, ‘mileto’ table by efrem bonacina / greta macrì, ‘selce’ wireless charger by efrem bonacina / andrea teoldi, ‘roca’ tray by efrem bonacina / greta macrì, ‘marea’ console by pier lomascolo, and ‘colimena’ alzatine by monitillo 1980.

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