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Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition deadline extended

Screen Shot 2016-01-15 at 9.13.34 AMNew York—Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Commission have extended the deadline to enter the 2016 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition to Jan. 22.

For the past 22 years, the competition has served as a unique platform to showcase the work of North American architects and designers who utilize the high technical and aesthetic qualities of Italian tile. Each year an international jury of design experts selects three winning projects as well as honorable mentions in the residential, institutional, and commercial/hospitality sectors. Projects displaying the highest level of functionality, creativity, sustainability and aesthetic appeal will be rewarded with valued prizes as well as exposure in the industry.

To qualify for the competition, projects must be designed by North American-based architects and designers, completed in the past five years and feature a significant portion of Italian ceramic or porcelain tile.

Winners will be notified in March and officially announced at the Ceramics of Italy International Press Conference at Coverings, taking place in Chicago April 18-21.

In addition to travel and show accommodations, each category winner will receive a cash prize of $4,000 plus a five-day trip to Bologna, Italy next fall to attend Cersaie, the world’s largest exhibition of ceramic tile and bathroom furnishings.

The online application can be found at tilecompetition.com. There is no fee to enter and multiple submissions are accepted. Deadline is Jan. 15.

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Ceramics of Italy contest deadline extended

ceramics of italy_newBologna, Italy—The submission deadline for the 2014 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition has been extended to Feb. 12.

 Organizers are seeking entries for the most original and imaginative spaces by North American architects and designers using Italian ceramic tile. 

The winner will win $4,000 and a five-day trip to Italy to attend the Cersaie show.

Sponsored by the Italian Trade Commission and Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics, comprises more than 150 ceramic tile manufacturers), the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition is the longest-running competition of its kind. 

The 2014 edition is open to architects and designers based in North America who have used Italian ceramic or porcelain tile in their residential, institutional and commercial/hospitality projects compeleted in the past five years.

 The competition is completely digital and free to enter.

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Call for entries for 2013 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition

Confindustria Ceramica, the Italian Association of Ceramics comprised of over 150 Italian ceramic tile manufacturers, and the Italian Trade Commission announced the official call for entries for the 2013 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition. Now in its 20th year, the competition honors the exceptional work of North American architects and designers who have featured Italian ceramic tiles in their institutional, residential, and commercial/hospitality projects. It celebrates the pairing of innovative design ideas and products from leading manufacturers of Italian ceramic tile in creating spaces that are well appointed, versatile, timeless, and sustainable. Recent winners include Fractal Construction, Leo A. Daly and RSP Architects. Continue reading Call for entries for 2013 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition