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29 February 2024

Porcelain stoneware is one of the most interesting and high-performance solutions for durable and safe outdoor flooring, wall coverings and walkways.

The innovative and painstaking production process of Caesar tiles guarantees a total lack of cracks (they are monolithic pieces) and gives them great resistance to stress of various kinds, continuous foot traffic and exposure to the elements (all the surfaces of the outdoor tiles have a high anti-slip and frost-proof coefficient).

9-mm or 20-mm outdoor tiles? When and where to install them.

As we have already seen in previous articles, the thickness of tiles plays a fundamental role, defining not only their resistance, but also their application within certain contexts. For example, for bathtub surrounds, it is recommended to use 20-mm thick tiles, which definitely offer greater strength and durability. Inside the swimming pool, on the other hand, you can safely use 9-mm tiles, which are thinner but strong enough for this type of use. For all indoor pool areas, a thickness of 9 mm is indicated.

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How to enhance the outdoor world with 9-mm porcelain stoneware tiles

From an aesthetic point of view, the 9-mm porcelain stoneware is a very versatile design solution. Its wide variety of effects and finishes is perfect to customise outdoor settings and satisfy the most original furnishing inspirations. This is the case for floors and walkways of outdoor bathrooms, spas, swimming pools, relaxation areas, gardens and courtyards in wood, stone and concrete finishes. 

These are textural inspirations capable of giving spaces visual and tactile sensations of warmth, comfort and cosiness. The wood effect, for example, is a solution that enhances the emotions of outdoor life through faithful reproduction of the unique and harmonious aesthetic properties that only wood can provide. In this regard, the look of the valuable Cocoon collection represents the ideal combination.

The stone effect, on the other hand, is ideal for those who want to experience wellness rooms in an innovative way by combining a traditional style with a more modern one. The strength of this inspiration is certainly its versatility. This is the case with Slab2 where the authenticity of stone is expressed in a furnishing solution free to be interpreted in combination with increasingly heterogeneous colours and materials. 

For lovers of neutral surfaces and essential style, on the other hand, concrete-effect tiles are the perfect solution, that can be easily matched with any type of furniture. Prima collection by Caesar is conceived to design environments with an instinctive, yet contemporary comfort. The eight colour reinterpretations of clay, including five basic colours and three trendy accents, complement an eclectic palette of harmonious, warm and dusty tones.

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What textural inspirations for 20-mm porcelain stoneware tiles

Having already discussed the different uses of 20-mm porcelain stoneware tiles compared to 9-mm tiles, it is now time to talk about textural inspirations also for the thickened porcelain stoneware collection Aextra 20.

Again, there are many collections that are suitable for 20-mm surfaces. To the textural inspirations already seen before, we add the metal effect of the Alchemy collection where the contemporary beauty of the material comes to life and lights up outdoor spaces with unpredictable colour variations rich in nuances. A perfect solution for covering open spaces dedicated to wellness and relaxation.

If you need more information on Caesar's resilient flooring solutions with Caesar outdoor products, please contact one of our experts!

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From our Collection


The look of one of the most precious types, to dress the home and other architectural spaces with warm and enveloping atmospheres.

Places to enjoy intense and fulfilling moments of everyday life, embraced by a natural and elegant, simple and contemporary design.

Cocoon is the ideal combination to fully express your emotions.


Prima is a reminder of the essentiality of clay, revisited with an appealing contemporary accent. A material conceived to design environments with an instinctive, yet contemporary comfort.

Eight colour reinterpretations of clay, including five basic colours and three trendy accents, make up an eclectic palette of harmonious, warm and soft tones.


Slab2 imprints the very essence of slate on the ceramic surface, so alive and dynamic that it evolves continuously without ever losing its expressive identity. A transversal subject of design and imagination, capable of being modernised in any environment, going beyond the fashions of the time and the boundaries of genre and style.

The authenticity of the inspirational stone is declined in a versatile and chameleon-like collection, free to be interpreted in combination with heterogeneous colours and materials to give life to multiform projects and stylistic atmospheres.