Despite its in-person April season cancellation due to COVID-19, Coverings is continuing an important award announcement. The largest international tile and stone exhibition and conference in North America, has named its winners for the 2020 Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards.
The distinction celebrates outstanding achievements in the areas of residential and commercial tile design and installation.
This year, 18 projects were recognized across the categories of Residential Tile Design, Residential Stone Installation, Residential Stone Design, Commercial Tile Installation, Commercial Tile Design, Commercial Stone Installation, and Commercial Stone Design.
Each 2020 CID Award winner received $2,000, and will be celebrated with an awards ceremony at Coverings 2021. Right now, each of their projects is displayed in flipbook and video form on Coverings’ website.
“We were truly impressed with all of the project submissions we received for this year’s CID Awards program,” said Jennifer Hoff, president of Taffy Event Strategies, LLC, the event management company for Coverings, in a press statement. “However, there were 18 projects that superbly demonstrated the versatility of tile and stone. Coverings is honored to award and recognize their creative and sophisticated applications of tile and stone, each of which showcases the latest industry advances and trends.”
The 2020 CID Award Winners in Design include:
Commercial Stone Design:
Redefining the Classic Brownstone — Materials Marketing (Chicago, Ill.)
Commercial Tile Design, Hospitality:
Mercado Little Spain — Juli Capella (New York, N.Y.)
Commercial Tile Design:
Valley Plaza — Architecture Design Collaborative (Bakersfield, Calif.)
Residential Stone Design, Small:
Lux Modern Master Suite — Angela Todd Studios (Hood River, Ore.)
Residential Stone Design, Large:
One Man’s Home is Another Man’s Castle — Materials Marketing (Madison, Va.)
Residential Tile Design, Large:
Ocean Reef — Armina Interiors (Ocean Reef Club, Fla.)
Residential Tile Design, Small:
New York Inspired Bathroom — Details Tile and Remodeling (McKinney, Texas)
Residential Tile & Stone Design:
Bespoke Renovation — Empire Kitchen & Bath (Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
The 2020 CID Award Winners in Installation include:
Commercial Stone Installation:
Christ Cathedral — Carnevale & Lohr, Inc. (Garden Grove, Calif.)
Commercial Tile Installation:
Hotel Bennett — David Allen Company (Charleston, S.C.)
Residential Stone Installation:
Portland White House — Columbia River Tile & Stone Inc. (Portland, Ore.)
Residential Tile Installation:
Corte Madera Pool Grotto — Heritage Marble & Tile Inc. (Corte Madera, Calif.)
The 2020 CID Award Special Recognitions also include:
Innovation in Tile:
12×12 Porcelain Tile as Roof Tile — Ironstone Strong, Ltd. (Sunset, S.C.)
Museo de las Colecciones Naturales — COR Asociados (Alicante, Spain)
Hand-Cut Kachemak Bay Steam Shower — Tierra Tile (Homer, Ark.)
RiverHouse – Bring the Outside In — KatiaTiles (Point Pleasant, Pa.)
Six Beautiful Butterflies — Custom Mosaic Creations, Inc. (Silverton, Ore.)
Hand Cut Octopus Mosaic — Tierra Tile (Homer, Ark.)
This year’s CID Awards judging panel was made up of Chris Abbate, Novità Communications; Eric Astrachan, Tile Council of North America; Scott Carothers, Ceramic Tile Education Foundation; Kristin Coleman, Novità Communications; John Cox, Cox Tile; Kelly Doyle, Frank Advertising; Dean Horowitz, commARCH; Kathy Meyer, Tile Council of North America; Jennifer Quail, i+D; Jennifer Richinelli, BNP Media/Stone World; James Woelfel, Artcraft Granite, Marble and Tile Co.; and Dacia Woodworth, Natural Stone Institute.
Each project was evaluated on the tile and stone execution, original usage, and overall design and purpose.
Stay tuned for more news from Coverings 2020, coming soon to House Tipster Industry.