Dubai, United Arab Emirates:  The UAE’s largest marble importer, Glaze Granite & Marble, has been appointed as official distributor of ARIOSTEA, one of the leading Italian brands in high-end technical ceramics (or in large format Porcelain Slab).

ARIOSTEA was established in 1961 and it is part of the Iris Ceramica Group which is an example of excellence at an international level in the ceramics industry. The Group, based in Italy, has always had a strong innovative spirit often acting as a pioneer in the ceramic sector. Iris Ceramica Group still knows how to be unique in the sector: example the creation of eco-active ceramic surfaces. Ariostea, at the same time, expresses the main values of the Group with its cutting-edge products and state-of-the-art quality, creativity, and aesthetics. ARIOSTEA is renowned today as an international leader in design and innovation in large format technical ceramic slabs.

All ARIOSTEA slabs are developed, produced, and processed exclusively in Italy, using the latest advanced manufacturing technologies to create superior innovative designs. The strength, durability, and high precision quality of its slabs have allowed ARIOSTEA to remain the among the top-quality benchmark for brands around the world for the past six decades. The unparalleled designs & material quality of Ariostea is now available for UAE customers.

Commenting on the development, Mr. Umesh Punia, [CEO, Glaze] said, “In the last 25 years, we have focused on bringing the world’s best brands to the UAE to bring luxury and glamour to the homes & offices of our clients. This agreement with ARIOSTEA is another step towards fulfilling our clients’ expectations. Though, in the last 5-7 years, numerous brands of large format porcelain slabs have become available in the UAE, Ariostea stands definitively apart, due to its high precision print quality, especially in marble & onyx designs, thanks to the most advanced print technology developed by Ariostea through relentless research and development. Any homeowner or architect would love to specify these beautiful surfaces.”

ARIOSTEA can be used conventionally for floors and walls, for all types of surface applications, and even for furniture and accessories. These slabs can be used for interior and exterior design solutions, tables, kitchens, bathrooms, countertops, washbasins, swing doors and much more.

The Sales Manager at Ariostea, Mr. Alessandro Branzoni says, “We have always wanted to associate with a luxury marble company in the region, not only for sales & marketing, but also to gain insight and experience from the marble industry. Using the classical marble cutting and fixing techniques for large format technical ceramic slabs will bring a great transformation in the usage of large format ceramics from standard porcelain products. Overall, a natural stone look can never go out of style, and we are really excited about our new partnership with GLAZE and we would like to assure UAE’s home owners, architects and designers that as a team, we will give you the best experience possible.”


About Glaze Marble:

For over two decades, Glaze Granite & Marble has remained the strongest brand in the Middle East’s Natural Stone Industry and has become a symbol of quality, and customer satisfaction. Glaze is a pioneer in introducing exotic stones to the UAE market. Today, Glaze offers more than 400 varieties of marble, granite, and natural stones through its exotic collections. Glaze offers a world-class experience to its customers with its state-of-the-art gallery space where clients can explore the collections and design options.

For more information, high-res images or interviews, contact:
Dimple Menezes
Tel: +971 58 644 6608
Smita Malwe
Tel: +971 54 467 7826
Yardstick Marketing Management
PO Box - 116125, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 4 351 8584

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