Ceramics of Italy 2019 Tile Competition Winners Announced

Ceramics of Italy 2019 Tile Competition Winners Announced

Confindustria Ceramica and the Italian Trade Agency have announced the winners of the Ceramics of Italy 2019 Tile Competition. This year's winning projects demonstrate innovative design, creative tile applications, and a strong commitment to sustainability.

Among the winning projects is tvsdesign's Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA - the world's first professional sports stadium to achieve LEED Platinum Certification - which features high-performance Italian tile throughout 100,000 sq. ft. of public space. Ventilated porcelain slabs cover the façade of SWA Architecture's eight story mixed-use residential building in New York, and decorate the exterior of DI Group's luxury villa in Encino, CA. Snøhetta's Central Public Library in Calgary, AB utilizes cement-look floor tile for a minimalist design that complies with exacting manufacturing standards.

Visual College of Art and Design (VCAD) student Aylin Askarihosseini was selected for her creative renderings of a vibrant café and thoughtful use of color. Honorable mentions were extended to Dubbeldam Architecture + Design, Jill Greaves Design and Dialogue 38; Ajay Manthripragada; and RDG Planning & Design.

Photo: Brian Gassel

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