2021 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition Winners Announced

New York, NY, July 9, 2021-Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Agency have announced the winners of the 2021 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition, which annually honors North American architects and designers who use Italian ceramic and porcelain tile in creative ways. The projects span four built categories-commercial, institutional, multi-family residential, and single-family residential-and one student category.

Multi-Family Residential Winner Firm: Rockwell Group

Project: The Waterline Club

Location: New York, NY, USA

Tile Manufacturers: Florim

Distributor: Lazer Marble and Granite Corp. Contractor: Garcia Marble and Tile

Single-Family Residential Winner

Firm: Taller KEN

Project: Casa Las Vistas

Location: Escazu, San José Province, Costa Rica Tile Manufacturers: Italgraniti; Ornamenta Distributor: Kamalio

Contractor: AIE Construction

Single-Family Residential Honorable Mention Firm: Mojo Stumer Associates

Project: Miami Penthouse

Location: Miami Beach, FL, USA

Tile Manufacturers: Florim (CEDIT) Distributor: Florim

Contractor: Dutchmaster Tile and Marble Installation Products: Mapei

Commercial Winner Firm: Post Brothers

Project: The Cove at The Piazza

Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA

Tile Manufacturer: Mirage

Distributor: Nemo Tile; Mirage, Mega Supply Pro

Contractor: Philly Tile Inc., DA&W Construction, Poolside Plaster, BN Painting LLC Installation Products: Mapei

Commercial Honorable Mention Firm: Bells + Whistles

Project: Marrow Fine

Location: Newport Beach, CA, USA

Tile Manufacturer: Ceramica Fioranese


Distributor: Highstyle Stone & Tile Contractor: ECLR Flooring

Institutional Winner Firm: Gow Hastings Architects

Project 1: Fleming College A-Wing, Sutherland Campus Location: Peterborough, ON, Canada

Tile Manufacturers: Panaria Ceramica; CE.SI. Ceramica Distributor: Stone Tile International Inc.

Contractor: Rytiff Flooring Installation Products: Mapei

Project 2: Niagara College Welland Student Commons Location: Welland, ON, Canada

Tile Manufacturers: Ergon; Gambini Tile on Time Distributor: Stone Tile International Inc.; Centura Tile Contractor: Adler’s Main Tile

Installation Products: Mapei

Student Winner #1: Fangming Cai and Yang Pei University, Pratt Institute

Declared Major: Interior Design Project: Co-Living: Life and Art.

Tiles Used: ABK; AVA Ceramica

Student Winner #2: Sarah Gbobo and Emily Guan, Pratt Institute

Declared Major: Architecture

Project: G2 Yoga and Bath

Tiles Used: Roberto Cavalli; Gardenia Orchidea; La Fabbrica


Related Topics: CERAMICS OF ITALY, Florim USA, Mirage Floors