|Ceramics of Italy was awarded an ICFF Editors Award in the Multiple Production category for its display of Italian ceramics at the Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF).|
At the 26th annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), Ceramics of Italy was awarded an ICFF Editors Award in the Multiple Production category for its display of Italian ceramics. Sponsored by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Promotion Agency (ICE) with support from the Italian Trade Commission (ICE’s New York office), the Ceramics of Italy booth (1424-1432) featured mini exhibits from 23 of Italy’s leading ceramic producers, showcasing the latest designs and technologies in ceramic tile and bathroom furnishings. Representatives from the Italian Trade Commission and Confindustria Ceramica accepted the award during a special awards ceremony held at the show on Saturday, May 21.
Each year, the ICFF assembles the industry’s top editors to survey the show floor and select the best of the best in 16 categories. This year’s ICFF Editors Awards Committee included: Arlene Hirst; Dan Rubinstein; Elizabeth Pagliacolo, Azure; Amanda Dameron, Dwell; Annie Block, Interior Design; Gilda Bojardi, Interni; Chantal Hamaide, Intramuros; and Paul Makovsky, Metropolis.
After reviewing thousands of products and hundreds of global exhibitors, Ceramics of Italy was chosen as the winner in the Multiple Production category for its multi-brand pavilion of Italian ceramics, according to the company. Occupying two booths and over 4,000 square feet of space, the Ceramics of Italy pavilion showcased an array of product including three-dimensional mosaics, hand painted ceramics, pop-art inspired tiles, easy installation systems and hi-tech porcelains reproducing the look of precious gemstones, luxurious marble, rustic wood and rough-hewn cement. Participating brands included: Appiani, Atlas Concorde, Ceramica Bardelli, Ceramiche Cerdisa, Ceramiche Cisa, Ceramiche Refin, Cottoveneto, Cotto d’Este, Edimax, Emilceramica, Fap Ceramiche, Florim Ceramiche, M.I.P.A., Mirage Granito Ceramico, Mosaico+, Ornamenta, Sant’Agostino, Serenissima Cir, Settecento, Simas, Tagina, Vallelunga and Vogue.
Adding to Ceramics of Italy’s list of accolades at the show, the pavilion was honored with “The Architect’s Newspaper Spotlights” award by Leslie Clagett, products editor. In addition, “Melograno” by Ornamenta and “Memento” by Vallelunga were handpicked by Metropolis editors and included in a small selection of best-in-brand products that received a “Metropolis Likes” award.
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