Ceramics of Italy returns to IDS 2012

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Ceramics of Italy heads back to Toronto for the 2012 IDS Interior Design Show held from January 26-29, 2012 in the Metro Toronto Convention Center. Sponsored by Confindustria Ceramica, the Association of Italian Ceramics, the Ceramics of Italy institutional booth will feature mini-exhibits from some of Italy’s leading manufacturers including Appiani, Atlas Concorde, FAP, Giovanni De Maio and Vogue.

Atlas Concorde

The multi-brand booth (#1534) will showcase 1160sq feet of the newest ceramic tile and design trends presented to the Canadian market for the first time. Ceramics of Italy is also proud to host a free seminar on ceramic tile trends with Style at Home Editor-in-Chief, Erin McLaughlin on Saturday, January 28, 2012.

Appani- Textures

President of Confindustria Ceramica, Franco Manfredini says, “The Canadian sector has proved to be an integral market for Italian ceramic manufacturers. Our increasing exports to that market are thanks to a dynamic Canadian architectural and design community.”

Vittorio Borelli, Vice President of Promotional Activities at Confindustria Ceramica, adds, “We are excited to be exhibiting for the second year in a row at IDS. The show’s focus on sustainability and innovative technologies is in line with our manufacturer’s criteria when creating new collections.”

On Saturday, January 28 at 3pm, Erin McLaughlin, Editor-in-Chief of Style at Home magazine, will present: “Dolce Ceramica: Tile Trends and Design Tips from Italy.” Fresh from her trip to Bologna for Cersaie (the world’s largest exhibition of ceramic tile and bathroom furnishings), she will give a first-hand account of the latest design trends and technical innovations from Italy. She will highlight inspiring projects, provide design tips and share hands-on samples with the audience of both design trade and consumers. She will also update attendees on the latest sustainability innovations, certifications and eligibility for LEED credits.

 

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