Coverings Announces 2023 Installation & Design Award Winners

Arlington, VA, April 20, 2023––Coverings has announced Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards for 17 projects that showcase distinction in creativity, craftsmanship and outstanding use of materials. 

The 2023 award recipients were celebrated during an awards ceremony and reception, which took place April 19 at Coverings 2023 in Orlando, Florida. 

This year’s award winners were recognized and celebrated for their outstanding accomplishments in the design and installation of ceramic tile and natural stone for residential and commercial projects. The winning projects were completed between January 2021 and December 2022, and they showcase highly distinctive tile and stone applications that demonstrate an original or unusual use of materials, incorporate innovative technology, display installation excellence, or successfully combine aesthetics with function in unique and interesting ways.

Projects were judged by a panel of editors and industry leaders who evaluated the project submissions in terms of seven design and installation categorical designations. The categories included commercial ceramic tile design, residential ceramic tile design, residential stone design, commercial ceramic tile installation, residential ceramic tile installation, commercial stone installation, and residential stone installation.  

Projects receiving special recognitions were awarded within eight categorical destinations, including artistic use of tile, ceramic art installation, glass mosaic, historic renovation, international, stained glass mural, technical excellence, and wellness.

2023 CID Award Winners-Design and Installation

Commercial Ceramic Tile-Design: Bastone, Z-Space design, Atlanta, Georgia

Residential Ceramic Tile-Design: Mountain Modern Boho, Old World Stone Imports Flooring and Design, Highland, Utah

Residential Stone-Design: Golden Harbour Exterior Stone Design, Sketch. a design studio, Boca Raton, Florida

Commercial Ceramic Tile-Installation: 8 California Street, Pennacchio Tile, San Francisco, California

Residential Ceramic Tile-Installation: Mansion in a Rockies, LFT Professionals, Alberta, Canada

Commercial Stone-Installation: 95 State Street Lobby, Kepco+, Salt Lake City, Utah

Residential Stone-Installation: Kokel Marble Project, Fusillo Tile and Stone, Warren, Ohio

2023 CID Award Winners-Special Recognitions

Special Recognition-Artistic Use of Tile: Sunset at the Ranch, Sarah Wandrey Mosaics, Royce City, Texas

Special Recognition-Ceramic Art Installation: The Worlds We Speak - A New Mosaic Mural for LaGuardia Airport Terminal C, N.Y. Tilemakers Flushing, Queens, New York

Special Recognition-Glass Mosaic: “HomeGrown” Custom Glass Mosaic Façade, Mosaico Boutique, Miami, Florida

Special Recognition-Historic Renovation: Religiously Detailed Historical Renovation, J&R Tile, San Antonio, Texas

Special Recognition-International: Casa MYM, Estudio Número 26 + Pastor y Gonzalez Arquitectos, La Albatalía, Murcia, Spain

Special Recognition-International: Pabellón Ágora Valencia, Arqueha + Miguel Arraiz, Valencia City, Valencia, Spain

Special Recognition-International, Torres Blancas Unit 1040, Studio.Noju, Madrid, Spain

Special Recognition-Stained Glass Mural: Fly Fishing At Mt. Adams, Custom Mosaic Creations, 

White Salmon, Washington

Special Recognition-Technical Excellence: 3D Tile Pillar Wrap, Footprint Wood & Stone, Prior Lake, Minnesota

Special Recognition-Wellness: Koi Pond Yoga Sanctuary, Tarkus Tile, Park City, Utah

The CID Awards judging panel included Chris Abbate, Novità Communications, representing Ceramics of Italy; Eric Astrachan, Tile Council of North America (TCNA); Bart Bettiga, National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA); Scott Carothers, Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF); Kristin Coleman, Novità Communications, representing Ceramics of Italy; John Cox, Cox Tile; Lori Dolnick and Catherine Hoy, Frank Advertising, representing Tile of Spain; Andrea Lillo, Designers Today; Kathy Meyer, Tile Council of North America (TCNA); Robert Nieminen, i+s and Architectural Products; Jennifer Richinelli, BNP Media, Stone World, Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, TILE Magazine; and Nyle Wadford, Neuse Tile.

Related Topics: CERAMICS OF ITALY, Coverings