Coverings Announces CID Award Winners

The Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards, which honor exceptional design and installation of tile and stone in the categories of Residential Stone, Residential Tile, Commercial Stone, and Commercial Tile were presented on May 9.

Ten outstanding tile and stone projects were selected as winners by a panel of prominent editors, top designers, and industry professionals. Submissions were evaluated based on execution, original usage, and overall design and purpose. Recognition was also given to those projects demonstrating outstanding tile and stone applications.

The 2018 CID winners and special honorees are as follows:

Design Grand Prize Winner

Project: Exclusive Residential Apartment
Designer: Farr Interiors
Location: Milwaukee, WI

Commercial Stone Design
Project: Kitchen and Bath Design Showroom
Designer: Empire Kitchen & Bath
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Commercial Tile Design
Project: Riverchase Galleria
Designer: Architecture Design Collaborative
Location: Hoover, AL

Residential Stone Design
Project: Luxury Modern Design
Designer: Gaskin Designs & Development
Location: West Hollywood, CA

Residential Tile Design
Project: Knollwood Kitchen
Designer: SOURCE
Location: Atlanta, GA

Project: Trinity Dome
Installer: Rugo Stone LLC
Location: Washington, DC

Commercial Stone Installation
Project: 609 Main
Installer: Camarata Masonry Systems, Ltd.
Location: Houston, TX

Commercial Tile Installation
Project: Apple Campus 2 Gateway Tunnel
Installer: California Tile Installers
Location: Cupertino, CA

Residential Stone Installation
Project: Black & White Marble Bathroom
Installer: Columbia River Tile & Stone, Inc.
Location: Portland, OR

Residential Tile Installation
Project: Interference Pattern: Bold Colors Weave Together and Collide in a Vashon Island Home
Installer: Tile Design by Edelstein
Location: Vashon Island, WA

Six honorable mentions were given in two additional categories, recognizing international projects and projects creatively using tile in public spaces. These special recognitions were awarded as follows:

Special Recognition – International:
• Puritsu Façade: Designed by Anoma in New Delhi, India
• The Almost Invisible School: Designed by Imagen Subliminal in Salamanca, Villares de la Reina, Spain
• TUNATECA BALFEGO Restaurant: Designed by El Equipo Creativo in Barcelona, Spain
• Laan van Spartaan; Amsterdam Student Housing: Designed by Levantina The Natural Stone Company in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Special Recognition – Creative Tile in Public Spaces
• Hand Made Ceramic Tile Mural ‘City of Fog’: Designed by Linda Larson Art in San Francisco, CA
• The Great Wall of Zacatlan – A Monumental Mosaic Mural in Mexico: Designed by Trish Metzner in Zacatlan De Las Manzanas, Puebla, Mexico

The grand prize winners received $3,000, while prize winners in all other categories received $2,000. In addition, all winners won a free one-night stay in Atlanta to attend the Coverings 2018 show.