Vincenzo Solimene, who has been working in Vietri Sul Mare since 1947 and whose family has been working in the ceramic sector for more than a century, in 1951 asked architect Paolo Soleri to design the building that would house his new factory. Thus was born in 1954 the current seat of the Ceramica Artistica Solimene, one of the most significant architectures of the 20th century, in Vietri Sul Mare, a town on the Amalfi Coast with an ancient tradition, dating back to the fifteenth century, in ceramic craftsmanship.
The production of tableware, floors and wall coverings entirely worked and decorated by hand, combines the respect of ancient techniques, such as the use of the lathe, with the adoption of the most advanced technologies, to ensure robustness, durability and even the practicality of use of the dishwasher for pottery. THE' extreme versatility in the decorations, in the shapes, in the lead-free enamels, the result of continuous studies and researches, it allows to satisfy any need and to be able to realize even particular productions on request. Solimene Artistic Ceramics, which exports all over the world, is also an open space both for exhibitions and exhibitions and for professional training, thanks to the "Vietri Art Center", which takes place inside the factory. annual courses authorized by the Campania Region, for the preparation of future ceramists.