Ceramic Tiles of Italy is now accepting entries for its 15th Annual Design Competition. The competition showcases examples of contemporary American design featuring Italian ceramic tiles. North American architects and interior designers are invited to submit residential, commercial and institutional projects completed between January 2003 and January 2008. Entries may be submitted for domestic and international new construction and renovation projects.
Winners in each category will
receive a cash prize of $5,000 and a trip to Coverings 2008, which will be held
in Orlando, Fla., April 29-May 2. Winners will also be treated to a five-day
trip to Cersaie 2008, the world’s largest exhibition for ceramic tile and
bathroom furnishings, and join a delegation of leading design media
journalists. The organization will also offer an additional $1,000 to be shared
by the winning contractor/distributor team.
New for 2008, Ceramic Tiles of Italy
has launched a new website (www.tilecompetition.com) dedicated to the
competition. The site features a downloadable submission form as well images of
the 2007 winners, and a historical look at the competition through the past 15
For more information, visitwww.tilecompetition.comor call (718) 857-4806. The
deadline for submission is January 11, 2008 (no fee or limit for entries).