2019 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition Winners Announced
Orlando, FL, April 17, 2019-Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Agency are proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition.
After much deliberation, an international jury of design experts selected eight outstanding projects, from a record number of high-quality submissions, that demonstrate creative use of Italian ceramic and porcelain tile by North America based architecture and design firms and students.
Project: Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Location: Atlanta, GA
Tiles: La Faenza; Casalgrande Padana; Marca Corona; Coem; Tagina
Distributor: Ceramic Technics; Walker Zanger; Associated Imports
Contractor: Spectra Flooring
COMMERCIAL HONORABLE MENTION
Firm: Dubbeldam Architecture + Design; Jill Greaves Design; Dialogue 38
Project: Walper Hotel
Location: Kitchener, Canada
Tiles: Casalgrande Padana; Edimax Astor; Atlas Concorde
Distributor: Stone Tile International
Contractor: Trisect Construction Corporation
Firm: SWA Architecture
Project: 132-136 West Houston St.
Location: New York, NY
Tile Manufacturer: Florim
Distributor: Porcelain Source
Contractor: Ideal Tile of Brooklyn
Firm: DI Group, INC.
Project: Valley Vista
Location: Encino, CA
Tiles: Supergres; Refin
Distributor: DI Group, INC.
RESIDENTIAL HONORABLE MENTION
Firm: Ajay Manthripragada
Project: Page House
Location: Berkeley, CA
Tile Manufacturer: Nuovocorso
Distributor: Import Tile
Contractor: Heritage Marble and Tile
Project: Central Public Library
Location: Calgary, AB, Canada
Tile: Casalgrande Padana
Distributor: Pro Tile Distributors
Contractor: Tate Raised Floor Inc.
INSTITUTIONAL HONORABLE MENTION
Firm: RDG Planning & Design
Project: Wake Forest University - Reynolds Gymnasium
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Tile: Ceramiche Caesar
Distributor: Virginia Tile
Contractor: Shields, Inc.
Entrant: Aylin Askarihosseini
University: Visual College of Art and Design (VCAD)
Declared Major: Interior Design
Project: The Sweet Pastel Caffe
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Tiles: Marca Corona; Ermes-Aurelia; Abitare La Ceramica