Italian Tile Contest Open for Entries
New York The Italian ceramic tile industry has announced a call
for entries in the 10th edition of the Ceramic Tiles of Italy
The annual awards program sponsored by Assopiastrelle, the
Association of Italian Ceramic Tile Manufacturers, and the Italian
Trade Commission recognizes excellence in the design and
installation of Italian ceramic tile, including projects involving
the kitchen and bath. North American architects, interior designers
and other specifiers, including kitchen and bath specialists, are
invited to submit residential or commercial/ institutional
projects, say competition sponsors.
Applicants must submit a minimum of three different photographs
of each project, as well as a brief project description including
the location (city and country), description of the installation,
client’s name, Italian manufacturers
featured, local distributors and installers involved, product
series names and formats utilized, and project completion date.
Entries may be submitted for projects completed between Jan. 1,
1998 and Feb. 1, 2002. Entries depicting domestic and international
new construction and renovation are eligible. Completed submissions
must be received no later than
Feb. 7, 2003.
An international jury of architects, design professionals and
industry leaders will judge entries, note competition sponsors. The
winner of each category (commercial/institutional and residential)
will receive a cash prize of $5,000, which will be awarded during
Coverings 2003 in Orlando, on March 25, 2003.
Additional information can be obtained by visiting