ORLANDO, FL— Coverings, the largest international tile and stone exhibition in North America, today announced the 10 projects that received the coveted Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards. The CID Awards celebrate outstanding achievements in the design and installation of tile and stone in both residential and commercial projects. Projects were evaluated on their execution, original usage and overall design and purpose by a panel of industry experts, prominent editors and designers.
“We were amazed at the extraordinary project submissions the CID Awards garner, which truly demonstrates the versatility of tile and stone,” said Jennifer Hoff, president of Taffy Events, the management company for Coverings. “As North America’s largest industry show, Coverings is honored to offer these annual awards to recognize the range of creative ingenuity and sophisticated applications that showcase the latest industry advancements.”
Winning projects were honored on April 10, in an award ceremony and reception at Coverings 2019 in Orlando Sponsored by TileLetter, Contemporary Stone & Tile Design and Tile Magazine, grand prize winners were awarded $3,000, while eight category winners received a $2,000 prize. All winners were provided with a one-night stay in Orlando to attend Coverings 2019, where their projects were featured on display.
2019 CID winners and special recognition honorees are as follows:
DESIGN GRAND PRIZE
Project: The Delson
Designer: Amie Gross Architects
Location: Jamaica, Queens, NY
Residential Stone Design Commercial Stone Design
Project: Annex House Project: Chicago Showroom
Designer: Dubbeldam Architecture + Design Designer: Materials Marketing
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada Location: Chicago, IL
Residential Tile Design - Budget Above 15K Commercial Tile Design
Project: California Beach Residence - Casa de Sueños Project: United Polaris
Designer: Native Tile and Ceramics Designer: Fiandre
Location: La Jolla, CA Location: Newark, NJ & San Francisco, CA
Residential Tile Design - Budget Below 15K
Project: Through House
Designer: Dubbeldam Architecture + Design
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Project: Hinkley Project
Installer: Hawthorne Tile
Location: Portland, OR
Commercial Tile Installation Residential Stone Installation
Project: Columbia Hotel Project: L.A. Residence
Installer: David Allen Company Installer: Carnevale & Lohr, Inc.
Location: Washington, DC Location: Los Angeles, CA
Commercial Stone Installation
Project: Concord Plaza
Installer: Pennacchio Tile, Inc.
Location: Concord, CA
Projects also were awarded special recognition in six additional categories, as follows:
Special Recognition - Education
The World’s Fair; Corona, Queens, NY
Special Recognition - Institutional
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford; Palo Alto, CA
LATICRETE International, Inc.
Special Recognition - Innovation in Tile
12x12 Porcelain Tiles Used as Roofing Shingles; San Antonio, TX
Ironstone Strong, Ltd.
Special Recognition - Use of Tile for Aging in Place
New Aging in Place Shower; Scottsdale, AZ
55+ TLC Interior Design, LLC
Special Recognition - Mosaic
‘Fractured Fantasies’; Philadelphia, PA
Trish Metzner & Oscar Sosa
Special Recognition - International
The Barcelona Edition Hotel; Barcelona, Spain
Designed by OAB – Office of Architecture in Barcelona
Artium House; Albacete, Spain
Designed by Torrado Arquitectura
The Charisma of Rome, the Elegance of Terra Tiles; Sassuolo, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Designed by Ceramiche Marca Corona
The Kona; New Delhi, India
Designed by Anoma
The 2019 CID Award judging panel included Metropolis Managing Editor, Lila Allen; Stone World Managing Editor, Jennifer Richinelli; Tile Council of North America Executive Director, Eric Astrachan; Heritage Tile and Marble Owner and Founder, Martin Brookes; Chris Abbate and Kristin Coleman of Novità Communications, representing Ceramics of Italy; Lori Dolnick of Frank Advertising, representing Tile of Spain; Tile Council of North America Director of Marketing, Kathy Meyer; Artcraft Granite Marble and Tile Vice President James Woelfel; Natural Stone Institute Architect & Design Community Liaison, Dacia Woodworth and Designology Co*Operative Founder, Kadie Yale. Together, they selected winning projects demonstrating outstanding tile and stone applications.