"Each work is a unique, tailor-made piece".
Since 1981, in the magnificent historic centre of Genoa,
POTERIE is a craft workshop that combines the most ancient and conscious
customs of ceramic production with the most modern technologies, designing and
producing artistic, glazed and hand-painted tiles, also suitable for wall
"The execution of the pieces is taken care of in every detail
and each work becomes a unique, sartorial piece". Great attention is paid
to glazes and colours - specifically composed in the workshop - and to manual
painting and construction techniques. The siblings Marcella and Valerio Diotto,
founders of Poterie, are ceramists with backgrounds in architecture and art
history. They freehand draw any subject from a print or photograph, translating
them into pictorial language, such as a landscape on tiles or a trompe d'oeil,
which can add identity and style to any room.
In particular, the artistic skills, the materials used and
Marcella and Valerio Diotto's research into ancient ceramic working techniques
enable the Poterie to offer reproductions of the genoese “laggioni", the
precious tiles known in Spain and Portugal as azulejos, evidence of the
crossroads of Mediterranean cultures, which at the beginning of the 16th
century decorated atriums, staircases and the main halls of the palaces of the
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