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2023 Coverings Installation & Design Award winners announced

April 19, 2023 – ARLINGTON, Va. Coverings (coverings.com), the preeminent event for the ceramic tile and natural stone industry in North America, has announced Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards for 17 projects that showcase distinction in creativity, craftsmanship and outstanding use of materials. The 2023 award recipients were celebrated during an awards ceremony and reception, which took place April 19 at Coverings 2023 in Orlando, Florida.

Designers, architects, contractors, installers, builders, remodelers, retailers, and other professionals in the tile and stone business have the chance to showcase their innovative design work and masterful installation skills through the popular, annual CID Awards program.

This year’s award winners were recognized and celebrated for their outstanding accomplishments in the design and installation of ceramic tile and natural stone for residential and commercial projects. The winning projects were completed between January 2021 and December 2022, and they showcase highly distinctive tile and stone applications that demonstrate an original or unusual use of materials, incorporate innovative technology, display installation excellence, or successfully combine aesthetics with function in unique and interesting ways.

“One of the most exciting moments at Coverings each year is announcing the winning CID Award projects. We hold the winners and all of those who participated in the competition for 2023 in high regard,” said Jennifer Hoff, CEO of Taffy Event Strategies, the show management company for Coverings. “All of the project submissions clearly illustrate the strong level of dedication and innovation for which the tile and stone industry is known.”

Projects were judged by a panel of editors and industry leaders who evaluated the project submissions in terms of seven design and installation categorical designations. The categories included Commercial Ceramic Tile Design, Residential Ceramic Tile Design, Residential Stone Design, Commercial Ceramic Tile Installation, Residential Ceramic Tile Installation, Commercial Stone Installation, and Residential Stone Installation.  

Projects receiving special recognitions were awarded within eight categorical destinations, including Artistic Use of Tile, Ceramic Art Installation, Glass Mosaic, Historic Renovation, International, Stained Glass Mural, Technical Excellence, and Wellness.

2023 CID Award Winners – Design and Installation:

Commercial Ceramic Tile – Design

Special Recognition – Glass Mosaic
“HomeGrown” Custom Glass Mosaic Façade
Mosaico Boutique
Miami, Fla.

Special Recognition – Historic Renovation
Religiously Detailed Historical Renovation
J&R Tile
San Antonio, Texas

Special Recognition – International
Casa MYM
Estudio Número 26 + Pastor y Gonzalez Arquitectos
La Albatalía, Murcia, Spain

Special Recognition – International
Pabellón Ágora Valencia
Arqueha + Miguel Arraiz
Valencia City, Valencia, Spain

Special Recognition – International
Torres Blancas Unit 1040
Madrid, Spain

Special Recognition – Stained Glass Mural
Fly Fishing At Mt. Adams
Custom Mosaic Creations, Inc.
White Salmon, Wash.

Special Recognition – Technical Excellence
3D Tile Pillar Wrap
Footprint Wood & Stone
Prior Lake, Minn.

Special Recognition – Wellness
Koi Pond Yoga Sanctuary
Tarkus Tile LLC
Park City, Utah

TileLetter, TILE Magazine and Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine sponsored this year’s CID Awards. The CID Awards judging panel included Chris Abbate, Novità Communications, representing Ceramics of Italy; Eric Astrachan, Tile Council of North America (TCNA); Bart Bettiga, National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA); Scott Carothers, Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF); Kristin Coleman, Novità Communications, representing Ceramics of Italy; John Cox, Cox Tile; Lori Dolnick and Catherine Hoy, Frank Advertising, representing Tile of Spain; Andrea Lillo, Designers Today; Kathy Meyer, Tile Council of North America (TCNA); Robert Nieminen, i+s and Architectural Products; Jennifer Richinelli, BNP Media, Stone World, Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, TILE Magazine; and Nyle Wadford, Neuse Tile.

To learn more about the Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards, please visit www.coverings.com/cid-awards.

For more information about Coverings, visit coverings.com.

About Coverings: Coverings is the largest and preeminent ceramic tile and natural stone trade fair andexposition in the United States and North America. It features exhibitors from 40 countries and is the stage for introducing some of the most innovative tile and stone products in the world, with more than 1,000 exhibitors.

The exposition and conference, with more than 30 years of successful history, serve as a valuable and complimentary continuing education resource for all segments of the industry, with dozens of educational opportunities throughout the show. Coverings attracts thousands of distributors, retailers, fabricators, contractors, specifiers, architectural and design professionals, builders, real estate developers, as well as journalists, reporters and bloggers who cover the vital tile and stone industry.

Key sponsors of the show are Ceramics of Italy/Confindustria Ceramica, Ceramic Tile Manufacturers Association of Spain (ASCER)/Tile of Spain, Tile Council of North America (TCNA), National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA), and Ceramic Tile Distributors Association (CTDA).

The show is managed by Taffy Event Strategies.

For more information about attending, sponsoring or exhibiting at Coverings 2023, contact Taffy Event Strategies at 571-313-5801 or [email protected].

For press registration, photos, content, and interviews, contact Eberly & Collard Public Relations at 404-574-2900 or the email addresses at the top of this release.

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