Infinity Drain, the manufacturer at the forefront of architectural and decorative drains for both indoor and outdoor applications, was an honoree for its Matte Black finish currently available across its collection at the 2019 Interior Design’s Best of Year (BoY) Awards.
NY NOW®, the definitive Market for Home, Gift, Handmade + Lifestyle, Winter 2020 market is presenting three distinct brand communities that will evoke discovery and embrace the affinity for lifestyle buying.
A County Armagh-headquartered tile manufacturer recently announced plans to create 20 new jobs and invest £3m in a new luxury showroom and design hub in Dublin, Ireland. Armatile, a family owned business that employs around 90 people across three locations at Armagh, Belfast and Newry, will open the facility at Baldoyle in North Dublin in Spring 2020.
Tile of Spain, the association of over 125 Spanish tile manufacturers, recently announced the winners of the 18th annual Tile of Spain Awards of Architecture and Interior Design. The panel of judges, chaired by architect Jacob van Rijs of MVRDV, met on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 to select the award winners.
The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomac | TileExpo is debuting a dramatic new design show feature at the upcoming January event, The Style Hub at The DISH, and sought out a design visionary to develop this wildly imaginative space.
After Milan, New York and Moscow, Florim recently announced the opening of new Flagship Stores in the top international design centres. These will be corporate showrooms for strategic markets, confirming the group’s determination to continually strengthen its bond with architecture professionals, to promote made in Florim beauty and style worldwide.
Vishion, a Charlotte-based interior design startup, recently anounced the launch of a design award competition for interior designers. The award will recognize designers who showcase a passion for incorporating complex color palettes in a single space design across textiles, materials, space planning and staging to appeal to our emotions.
Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Agency recently announced the official call for entries for the 2020 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition. Now in its 27th year, the competition recognizes top North American architecture and design firms and design students for their creative use of Italian ceramic and porcelain tile.
Designing a Better Chicago, a collaborative initiative organized and supported by NeoCon and theMART, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), and the Design Museum of Chicago, recently announced the selection of the design team for its large-scale Chicago Riverwalk installation. Chicago-based design firms, Kwong Von Glinow and UB Studio, will unveil their project in June 2020.
Coverings, the largest international tile and stone exhibition and conference in North America, recently announced it is accepting submissions for both the 2020 Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards and Rock Star Awards. Submissions of tile and stone projects for entry to the CID Awards, and nominations of young professionals for Rock Star Awards, will be accepted online through Friday, December 20, 2019, at 5 p.m. EST.
In this issue of TILE Magazine, we spoke with various professionals in the industry about Gauged Porcelain Tile Panels/Slabs (GPTP) and what the future holds for the innovative, trending products. One of the issue’s installation case studies, “An Attention-Grabbing Design,” features these larger-than-life products in a residential setting, highlighting their advantages. Also make sure to check out our Contractor Spotlight with Ken Ballin, owner of Skyro Floors in New Jersey, and much more!