Environment and Ecology

  • The stools in recycled ceramic by Tsuyoshi Hayashi

    The field of industrial waste is more and more frequently studied by artists and designers to bring it to new life, new value, in a continuous dialogue between environmental sustainability and creativity. The stools « Kawara » by designer Tsuyoshi Hayashi arise from the creative recycling of industrial waste in the production of traditional Japanese roof tiles (« Kawara » […]


  • The Media Library of Verneuil toward LEED certification Gold

    In Verneuil-sur-Seine (Yvelines), an outbuilding of the castle, with four centuries of life, which served as a warehouse is being renovated to become, by September 2013, the municipal media library, is also a candidate to become the first LEED-certified building in France (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold level. The ancient walls, the undisputed […]


  • Novoceram tiles are LEED Compliant

      Introduction: what is it? Credit SS 7.1: Solar Reflectance Index MR 5.1 and MR Credit 5.2: Regional Materials Credits EQ4.2: low-emission materials ID Credit 1.1 – 1.4: Innovation in Design Close   The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is an American certification of buildings that meet certain environmental requirements. To achieve LEED […]


  • Welcome 2013!

    In the vast amount of retrospectives on the 2012 and incessant flow of wishes for 2013, this article will stand presenting not only our eyes on 2012 and its changes, but also the important turning point of 2013, which will be written in the history of Novoceram. In 2013 Novoceram celebrates its sesquicentennial and inaugurates […]


  • Novoceram A+ tiles

    New French packaging regulations require us to give information on all our boxes about levels of volatile substance emissions into indoor air, which have a toxic inhalation risk. Decree 2011-321 of 23 March 2011 and the decree of 29 April 2011 on labelling of building products or wall or floor coverings and paint and varnishes […]


  • Water saving target surpassed!

    At the beginning of Cersaie 2010, in the article « Water, a species in danger of extinction », Novoceram announced its intention to reduce water consumption by about 30% by the end of 2010 with respect to 2009 consumption. In the spring of 2011, this prediction was exceeded by a wide margin – the actual saving was […]


  • Water : a species at risk of extinction

    Seventy one per cent of the Earth’s surface is covered by water, but 97.5% is salty.  Of the remaining 2.5%, only 1% can be used for human activities.  Of this 1%, 93% is used for agriculture.  If all the Earth’s water was placed in a bucket, only a coffee spoon would be drinking water. Agriculture […]


  • Novoceram ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14001:2004 certified

    After Ecolabel certification, Novoceram has recently obtained ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14001:2004 certification. ISO 9001:2000 defines a series of standards for quality system management conceived for use in all types of organisation, irrespective of the size, type or sector.  The idea is to define the requisites an organisation must respect to manage company processes in […]


  • The Novoceram Temporary Shop comes back to life in a website entirely dedicated to L’ Echappée Verte

    For several weeks now, a monothematic site entirely dedicated to the ephemeral wonders of Novoceram’s Temporary Shop,  « L’Echappée Verte », open in Paris for just 18 days in September 2008, has been on line. Designed to surprise at every click, the site aims to evoke as far as possible the fabulous atmosphere of the Paris Shop […]


  • The visit to the Novoceram factory at Métamorphose

    The visit to Novoceram’s factory at Champblain was one of the four afternoon appointments for each of the more than 600 guests at Métamorphose from Monday 8 to Friday 12 June. Although this visits are normally part of the visitors’ programme to the company headquarters, proposing them during this event had a particular significance for […]


  • The European Ecolabel

    European Ecolabel certification provides Novoceram’s customers with a guarantee that throughout its lifecycle the product they are buying respects the environmental parameters defined and controlled by independent EU bodies. What is the European Ecolabel? Since 1992, Ecolabel has been the European environmental quality mark, awarded to products with a low environmental impact throughout their entire […]


  • Ecology and building

    Ecology and building

    Novoceram has no doubts: everyone in their own small way can make a contribution to protecting the environment. Starting with the small gestures. Together with  ECOLABEL certification of its products and opening of the ISO 14001 procedure, Novoceram also wants to set an example by working actively to prevent deforestation. This is why to mark […]


  • The Echappée Verte partners

    Novoceram has always surrounded itself with the best partners to make its projects a success. For example, for the CERSAIE exhibition, Novoceram traditionally obtains out-of-the-ordinary furniture and objects from leading names in design and décor who are happy to lend them free of charge in recognition of the relationship of trust and mutual exchange. This […]



  • A Week-end with Ceramic Wood

    The similarity between Ceramic Wood and natural Wood, which it reproduces, is so perfect that it is almost impossible to distinguish them. Don’t believe us? Take few moments then and discover the Website page completely dedicated to Wood Effect Floor: let yourself be seduced by the 5 different Wood Effect Essences of the Napami collection […]

  • Maison des Sports – Montpellier

    Name : – Studio : CHABANNE & PARTENAIRES architectes Address: 6, cité de l’Ameublement 75011 PARIS France Web site : www.chabanne-architecte.fr Biography : fourth agency of architecture in France, 150 skilled employees, 4 agencies based in Paris, Lyon, Aix-en-Provence and Geneva, which offer an international experience and an ideal proximity to follow the project. Name […]

  • swimming pool Hamburg
    Swimming pool – Hamburg

    Name : Andreas Edye Studio : Andreas Edye Architekten Address : Steinhöft 11 Hamburg D-20459Germany Web site : www.edye-architekten.de Biography : We create unique spaces that match the personality and the individual wishes of our client. In common dialogue we develop a suitable solution. Each project is unique and receives its own style. – Name […]

  • Showroom Renault

    Name : Showroom Renault Typology : Showroom Year : – City : Lyon Surface : – m² Client : – Constructor : – Tiler : – Description : –  Products : NoName Elégance 60×60 rectifié   Why ? – 

  • Parkhotel – Kortrijk

    Name : Tom Adins Studio : Adins – Van Looveren Architecten Address : Industrieweg 118-3 Gand 9032 Belgie Web site : www.adins-vanlooveren.be Biography : – Name : Parkhotel Typology : Hotel Year : 2014 City : Courtrai Surface : – m² Client : – Constructor : – Tiler : – Description : – Products : […]

  • Hôtel Champs Fleuris – Morzine

    Name : Philippe Deletraz Studio : Atelier Deletraz Address : 2 rue du Parc Annemasse 74100France Website : www.atelier-deletraz.com Biography : – Follow us : – Name : Hôtel Champs Fleuris Typology : Public Building Year : 2013 City : Morzine Surface : 520 m2 Client : – Builder : – Tiler : Carrelage Angel […]

  • Carrelage Hotel Ieper
    Hospital Ieper

    Name : BOECKX Studio : BOECKX Address : Torhoutsesteenweg 52BE-8400 OOSTENDE Web site : www.boeckx.be Description : – Follow-us : – Name : Hospital Ieper Typology : Hospital Year : – City : Ieper (Belgium) Surface : – m² Client : – Constructor : – Tiler : – Description : –  Products : – Voyage […]

  • Carrelage Hotel Creole SPA
    Hotel Creole SPA

    Name : La Créole Beach Typology : Hotel Spa Year : – City : Guadeloupe Surface : – m² Client : – Constructor : – Tiler : – Description : –  Products : – No Name Elégance 60×60 rectifié   Why ? – 

  • Carrelage Marchand de Glace Amorino

    Name : Amorino Typology : Shop Year : – City : Paris Surface : – m² Client : – Constructor : – Tiler : – Description : –  Products : – Samsara Ardoise Structuré 45×45 cm   Why ? – 

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    16 LIBBRE Bakery Café

    Name : 16 LIBBRE Bakery Café Typology : Bakery Café Year : – City : Marcianise (Italy) Surface : – m² Client : – Constructor : – Tiler : – Description : –  Products : – Origine Argile 15×90 cm   Why ? – 

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