Bologna, 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.