The deadline for the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition has been extended until February 27, 2012.

Sponsored by the Italian Trade Commission and Confindustria Ceramica (the Association of Italian Ceramics), the 2012 Tile Competition is open to all North American architects and designers who have used Italian ceramic tiles in their institutional, residential or commercial/hospitality projects completed between January 2007 and January 2012.

The competition is completely digital and there is no fee to enter. Winners in each category will receive a $4,000 cash prize plus a five-day trip to Italy to attend Cersaie in the fall.

For competition guidelines, an archive of past winners and the online submission form visit: www.tilecompetition.com.