Orlando - Coverings 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.

Grand prize winners were The Delson (designer, Amie Gross Architects) and the Hinkley Project (installer, Hawthorne Tile) for design and installation respectively. Annex House Project: Chicago Show room (designer, Dubbeldam Architecture and Materials Marketing), California Beach Residence - Casa de SueñosProject: United Polaris (designer, Native Tile and Ceramics and Fiandre), and Through House (designer, Dubbeldam) were also recognized in the design category. Additional winners in the installation category included Columbia HotelProject: L.A. Residence (installer, David Allen Co. And Carnevale and Lohr) and Concord Plaza (installer, Pennacchio Tile).

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.

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