Introducing Pietra Kode: The Epitome of Beauty, Strength, and Functionality

MGD Dekton Pietra Kode Series

Welcome to another exciting blog post from Marble & Granite Designs, a leading UK stone fabricator specialising in custom Dekton kitchen worktops and interior/exterior surfaces.

Today, we’re thrilled to introduce you to a groundbreaking collection that’s set to redefine the way you think about stone surfaces:

The Pietra Kode range by Dekton:

A Fusion of Past and Future

Imagine the grandeur of ancient Italian architecture, the stones that have stood the test of time, and the craftsmanship that has shaped our understanding of beauty and functionality.

Now, imagine all of that re-coded for the modern world. That’s exactly what the Pietra Kode series aims to achieve.

A Fusion of Past and Future - MGD - Pietra Kode by Dekton

Why Pietra Kode?

The Pietra Kode series is a revolutionary collection that redefines the essence of classic Italian stones for modern architecture.

Crafted in collaboration with designer Daniel Germani, Pietra Kode is a tribute to the timeless beauty of three iconic stones: Vicenza stone, Travertine marble, and Ceppo di Gré.

🔹 Beauty: The collection embodies Vitruvius’ principles of a perfect city, blending classicism with modernity.
🔹 Strength: Thanks to Dekton’s unique ultra-compaction process, these stones retain their original beauty and properties.
🔹 Functionality: Ideal for interior and exterior applications, including façades, floors, and cladding.

Each series within the collection offers a unique blend of natural elegance and modern design, making it a perfect choice for those looking to elevate their living spaces.

Whether you’re renovating your kitchen or planning an architectural masterpiece, Pietra Kode offers a blend of beauty, strength, and functionality that’s truly unparalleled.

Keep reading to discover more!

The Three Pietra Kode Series Collections

Pietra Kode Series - Vicenza Kode - MGD

Vicenza Kode: A Tribute to Renaissance Architecture

The Inspiration

The Vicenza Kode series pays homage to the classic Vicenza stone, a material that brought to life the villas and palaces of architect Andrea Palladio during the Renaissance.

The Palette

  • VK01 Nebbia – A fine-grained white creamy base dotted with warm taupe hues. Ideal for façades, floors, and cladding.
  • VK02 Avorio – Light beige with an extremely natural finish, inspired by the Avorio stone known for its fossil shells.
  • VK03 Grigio – A grey scheme with warm nuances, blending perfectly with cream, wood, and taupe tones.
  • VK04 Grafite – A mix of black and grey interspersed with whitish and reddish cloud-like patches.

The Applications

Vicenza Kode is particularly suitable for applications where pattern continuity at the edges is required, making it a versatile choice for both interior and exterior designs.

Travertine Kode: The Stone That Built Rome

The Inspiration

Travertine Kode recodes the iconic stone out of which Rome was built, offering a new technological vision that shines in classical and Renaissance architecture.

The Palette

  • TK05 Sabbia – Features a vein pattern that runs through each piece in a random and colourful way.
  • TK06 Marmorio – Known as the quintessential Roman stone, its porous striped structure gives an elegant, bright, and lightweight look.

The Applications

Perfect for a rustic or natural style, Travertine Kode enhances the strength of its original design while endowing it with incomparable beauty and resistance.

Pietra Kode - Ceppo Kode - MGD

Ceppo Kode: Milanese Architecture Reimagined

The Inspiration

Inspired by the Ceppo di Gré stone that shaped the architecture of Milan, this series reinterprets its beauty and character for modern spaces.

The Palette

  • GK07 Ceppo – Features a distinctive blue-grey multiform structure with an unmistakable pebbled pattern.

The Applications

For indoor and outdoor settings, Ceppo Kode is a perfect choice for a classic or modern look, complementing rustic styles or highlighting industrial and avant-garde environments.

VK03 Grigio Dekton Pietra Kode

Sustainability: More Than Just a Buzzword

When choosing materials for your home or commercial space, sustainability cannot be ignored. The Pietra Kode range by Dekton takes this commitment to the next level by being the only Cradle-to-Grave carbon-neutral surface on the market. But what does this mean for you and the planet?

Carbon Neutrality: A Full Life-Cycle Approach

Dekton calculates its carbon footprint for the entire product life cycle, from raw materials to fabrication and global distribution to the final consumer. This comprehensive approach ensures that every stage of the product’s life is accounted for regarding its environmental impact.

Renewable Energy and Emission Offsetting

100% of the electricity used in Dekton’s production comes from renewable sources. Additionally, any unavoidable emissions are offset by investing in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission-offsetting projects. This makes Dekton a leader in design functionality and environmental stewardship.

Third-Party Verification

To ensure transparency and credibility, Dekton’s carbon footprint is calculated and verified by accredited third-party organizations, with the approval of MITERD (Spanish Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge).

VK04 Grafite Dekton Pietra Kode

Applications: The Sky’s the Limit

The Pietra Kode range is incredibly versatile, offering many applications beyond traditional kitchen worktops. Here are some creative ways to incorporate this stunning material into your designs:

Kitchen Worktops

The durability and aesthetic appeal of Pietra Kode makes it an ideal choice for kitchen worktops. Its resistance to heat, scratches, and stains ensures that your kitchen looks beautiful and stands up to daily use.

Facades

The range’s suitability for exterior cladding makes it a popular facade choice. Its UV resistance ensures the material will not fade over time, maintaining its original beauty for years.

Flooring

Whether it’s for a residential or commercial space, Pietra Kode offers a durable and visually appealing flooring solution. Its non-porous surface makes it easy to clean and maintain.

Furniture

From coffee tables to bathroom vanities, the design possibilities are endless. The material’s durability and aesthetic versatility make it a popular choice for furniture pieces that are both functional and stylish.

Outdoor Spaces

Given its resistance to extreme temperatures and weather conditions, Pietra Kode is also an excellent choice for outdoor applications like patios, pool surrounds, and kitchens.

If you’re interested in learning more about incorporating Pietra Kode into your next project, feel free to contact us for custom solutions tailored to your needs.

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