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    Coverings reflects strength of industry

Coverings reflects strength of industry

Alexandria, Va.—Coverings, the largest international tile and stone show in North America, had over 1,100 exhibitors from all over the world and over 45 educational sessions at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Nearly 25,000 industry professionals attended the week-long expo from May 8-11, a 20% increase from 2013, the last time Coverings took place in Atlanta. “The energy at the show this year was truly palpable,” said Alena

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    Coverings preview: New products, programs on tap for attendees

Coverings preview: New products, programs on tap for attendees

April 30/May 7, 2018: Volume 33, Issue 23 By Mara Bollettieri Coverings 2018, one of the largest international tile and stone events, is expected to deliver fresh, new features and programs when it kicks off May 8-11 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. More than 1,100 exhibitors representing over 40 countries will showcase their wares. “Coverings aims to not only highlight the inherent value of tile and stone

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    Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition now accepting entries

Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition now accepting entries

New York, N.Y.—Confindustria Ceramica and the Italian Trade Agency are officially calling for entries for the 2018 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition. The annual awards program, now celebrating its 25th year, recognizes the work of top North American architects and designers who create imaginative spaces that take advantage of the excellent technical and aesthetic qualities of Italian ceramic and porcelain tile. Each year, a jury of design experts selects three

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    Ceramics of Italy present top tile trends for 2018

Ceramics of Italy present top tile trends for 2018

New York, N.Y.—Ceramics of Italy has gathered the top tile trends dominating the booths at Cersaie, the world’s largest exhibition of ceramic tile and sanitaryware furnishings. Following are the top 10 trends. Botanical. While floral designs have been around since decorative tile was invented, botanical is a new trend reflecting two movements in the design industry. The first is a focus on health and wellness and the incorporation of the

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    Ceramics of Italy sponsors exhibition at the National Building Museum

Ceramics of Italy sponsors exhibition at the National Building Museum

New York, N.Y.—Ceramics of Italy is participating in and sponsoring the National Building Museum’s upcoming exhibition “Making Room: Housing for a Changing America.” Opening on Nov. 18 in Washington, D.C., the 10-month exhibit aims to highlight innovative housing solutions in a one-of-a-kind, evolving installation. Organized by the museum and the Citizens Housing & Planning Council and presented in partnership with Resource Furniture and Clei, “Making Room” focuses on residential interior

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    Ceramics of Italy presents 2017 Tile Competition winners

Ceramics of Italy presents 2017 Tile Competition winners

Orlando, Fla.—Now in its 24th year, the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition is proud to award six outstanding projects that wholly represent the competition’s goal of honoring the admirable use of Italian tile in North American architecture and design. Sponsored by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Agency, the competition attracted high-quality submissions in each of the three categories: residential, commercial and institutional. The international

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    Blustyle launches in the U.S. at Coverings 2017

Blustyle launches in the U.S. at Coverings 2017

New York—Attendees at Coverings 2017 will be the first to experience the North American launch of a Blustyle, the newest Panariagroup brand to enter the US market. The Blustyle brand will exhibit in the Ceramics of Italy Pavilion (Booth #1435) showing a robust offering of contemporary Italian ceramics for commercial and residential settings in different finishes, colors and formats. The state-of-the-art products on display will include highlights from the 12

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Ceramics of Italy extends 2017 Tile Competition deadline

New York, N.Y.—Ceramics of Italy has extended the deadline for its 2017 Tile Competition to Jan. 13. All North America-based architects and designers who have used Italian ceramic or porcelain tile within the past five years are eligible to submit their projects in the residential, commercial and institutional categories. Prizes include $3,000, a trip to Bologna, Italy for a CEU-accredited trip to Cersaie and a trip to Orlando to present their project

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    Ceramics of Italy launches 2017 Tile Competition

Ceramics of Italy launches 2017 Tile Competition

New York, N.Y.—Ceramics of Italy has launched its 2017 Tile Competition. Now in its 24th year, the annual awards program invites North America-based architects and designers to submit their most innovative and sustainable projects from the past five years that take advantage of the excellent technical and aesthetic qualities of Italian ceramic and porcelain tile. Projects that predominantly feature Italian tile—newly built or renovated, domestic or international—will be evaluated by an international jury of design experts in

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    Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition deadline extended

Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition deadline extended

New 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

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    Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition opens

Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition opens

New York—Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Commission are seeking entries for the 2016 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition. 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

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    Ceramics of Italy announces 2015 Tile Competition winners

Ceramics of Italy announces 2015 Tile Competition winners

Orlando—Now in its 22nd year, the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition has announced seven outstanding projects that wholly represent the competition’s goal of honoring commendable use of Italian tile in North American architecture and design. Sponsored by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Commission, the competition attracted high quality submissions in each of the three categories: Residential, Commercial and Institutional. An international jury of design

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    Ceramics of Italy tile competition winners named

Ceramics of Italy tile competition winners named

Bologna, Italy — The Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition, sponsored by Confindustria Ceramica and the Italian Trade Commission, has named its winners.

Awardees receive $4,000 as well as a trip to Bologna, Italy, to attend Cersaie, the world’s largest exhibition of ceramic tile and bathroom furnishings, Sept 22-26. Residential Winner Firm: D.I Group + Adeet Madan
; Project: 355 Mansfield Location: Los Angeles; 
Tile Manufacturer: Refin Ceramiche
; Distributor: D.I Group
; Contractor: Rami

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    Ceramics of Italy wins booth award

Ceramics of Italy wins booth award

New York — At the 26th annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair, Ceramics of Italy was awarded an ICFF Editors Award in the Multiple Production category for its display of Italian ceramics. Sponsored by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Promotion Agency, with support from the Italian Trade Commission, the Ceramics of Italy booth featured mini exhibits from 23 of Italy’s leading ceramic producers. Occupying two

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    Nemo Tile recognized for Confindustria Ceramica award

Nemo Tile recognized for Confindustria Ceramica award

New York — After considering the work of hundreds of leading distributors in North America, Ceramics of Italy is recognized Nemo Tile Company as the recipient of the 2014 Confindustria Ceramica North American Distributor Award. Created by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics), the annual award is presented at Coverings to a prominent North American distributor in appreciation of its dedication to the promotion of Italian ceramic tiles in

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Armstrong energizes commercial vinyl sheet in new DecorArt Rejuvenations

Lancaster, Pa.—DecorArt Rejuvenations flooring, a vinyl sheet collection from Armstrong Flooring, introduces a versatile range of updated designs that deliver enhanced realistic visual impact and long-lasting performance to contract interiors.  New visuals with exquisite

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Crossville’s Convergence collection awarded Silver at Best of NeoCon

Crossville, Tenn.—Crossville was recognized with a Silver Award for its new Convergence glass collection at the Best of NeoCon showcase, June 11, in Chicago at the kickoff breakfast to NeoCon 2018. Honored

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Senior living solves acoustic challenges with Ecore flooring

Canton, N.C.— Lisa Leatherwood, MSN, RN and administrator of Silver Bluff Village, a family-owned and operated senior living community, sought to refresh the design of the corridors and nurses’ station

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