For the last six years, COMPAC® has been a presence at KBIS, the largest international trade fair for the Kitchen & Bath sector. Las Vegas was the city chosen to host the exciting event this year. It showcased the sector’s new trends, products and avant-garde designs. With over 1,800 exhibitors from all over the world, this year’s edition welcomed 110,000 professional visitors from the residential design and construction sectors. All admired the design, excellent positioning and innovative content of COMPAC® products.
Illustrating the company’s philosophy of Minds Over Matter, were two spectacular stands of Quartz COMPAC® and Terrazzo COMPAC.®. They showed how with minds and talent, and working with the best professionals in the sector, COMPAC® is capable of turning simple materials into authentic, ground-breaking,unique pieces.
These stands have shown the synergy between Quartz COMPAC® and Terrazzo COMPAC® materials. As a result, their dual nature and infinite applications were amply displayed. Exclusive pieces were used to illustrate this. They were created by renowned international artists and designers Arik Levy and Elisa Ossino.
Quartz COMPAC® innovations at KBIS 2023
Quartz COMPAC®, is an interior design material par excellence, with enormous chromatic diversity. The veins that run deeply through every design, showed the incredible technological innovations at the stand. These included the Ice Green™ design where visitors could experiment with Bookmatch and its ‘mirror effect.’ This makes Quartz COMPAC® designs even more spectacular allowing the creation of more versatile patterns. They produce a stunning effect on any surface showing the start and finish of the veins to perfection. Similarly, they show the depth of the design, unique in the market.
The centrepiece of the stand was the sculptural indoor countertop, QuartzRock Viola by Arik Levy. Made from Ice Viola™, it is one of the new designs along with Ice Ink™, Ice Green™ and Ice Gold™ that make up the Ice of Genesis collection created by Arik Levy. This designer was recently honoured with the RED DOT Best of the Best 2022 award.
At KBIS 2023 COMPAC® confirms its position as industry leader at KBIS 2023
At KBIS 2023, COMPAC® confirmed its position as a leader in the sector by presenting TERRAZZO COMPAC® High Performance Stone (HPS). This revolutionary smart material has been reinvented to enhance the features of traditional terrazzo. As such, Its beauty and performance make it the material of the future for indoor and outdoor surfaces.
Its enormous versatility is evident in its Petra, Classic and Micro collections. These can be applied on all types of surfaces. In the Micro collection, the Lineal and Sierra textures in particular attracted KBIS 2023 visitors. Their ability to imbue spaces with freshness, purity and versatility was clearly notable.
Rhea, an artwork created by the renowned Italian architect and interior designer Elisa Ossino presided over the Terrazzo COMPAC® High Performance Stone (HPS) stand. Made with the Petra Boticcino design, this exclusive piece was inspired by the columns and volumes of buildings of classical antiquity. It was created from a single 8-tonne block of Terrazzo COMPAC® which highlighted its qualities for outdoor environments and its infinite applications.
COMPAC® and international recognition of excellence
Professionals visiting the COMPAC® stands at KBIS 2023 were able to appreciate the excellence of its materials. As such, they were captivated by the diverse textures and finishes, and the infinite possibilities of its applications and avant-garde designs. These materials will not only captivate the senses, but they also respond to the most demanding architectural, interior design and construction projects.
COMPAC®‘s presence at KBIS 2023 was acclaimed by distributors, developers, influencers and professionals alike from all over the world. They were sufficiently impressed to choose its materials as their favourites for decorating the homes of the future.
Further confirmation of this search for excellence and commitment in ongoing research is the recent award of the Winner prize for ‘Excellent Product Design’ for the Obsidiana™ collection at the German Design Awards 2023. Thus, pioneering products continue to be developed in the market. Obsidiana™ is a 100% sustainable collection made of 100% recycled and recyclable glass that can be used in myriad applications thanks to its versatility.
Unique Calacatta™ by Quartz COMPAC® and its display at KBIS 2023
In addition, COMPAC® presented its exclusive new design, Unique Calacatta Blue™. With its perfect symbiosis of blue and grey veins, it portrays the exotic and beautiful pattern of a perfect night. Similarly, Unique Calacatta Green™, was also presented with its predominant white tones and grey and green veins of varying size and intensity, it provides an original and elegant finish.
According to professionals around the world, Unique Calacatta™ from Quartz COMPAC®, is considered the best in the world. The reasons given are its excellent technical features, high resistance and waterproof finish. At the same time each of its beautiful and elegant designs manages to match real marble.
By endeavouring to combine knowledge of the material with an ongoing cutting edge approach, the company has succeeded in making Unique Calacatta™, the perfect product for interior surfaces. From kitchens to flooring, not to mention wall tiles, it is a true trend-setter in the most elegant architectural products.
Reinventing the future by constantly transforming the market and reflecting the quality and applicability of materials was COMPAC® ‘s message. And as such it was conveyed to visitors at KBIS 2023. Through these unique creations, its materials and designs managed to stir feelings and emotions. Thus, they managed to evoke sensations in even the most demanding professionals in the sector.