NAHB Awards Program Now Accepting Applications

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has announced that its awards program is now open. The NAHB Awards Program highlights the best and brightest in the residential construction industry in a variety of categories. Applications are now open for the following: Best in American Living™ Awards, the building industry’s … Read more

Coverings Announces 2023 Rock Star Award Winners

Coverings (, the premier international tile and stone exhibition and conference in North America, has announced the annual Rock Star Award winners. The Coverings Rock Stars program has a long history of honoring up-and-coming trailblazers in the tile and stone industry who continually revolutionize and inspire as pioneers of success. … Read more

Qualified Remodeler Calls For Master Design Awards Entries

The Qualified Remodeler invites entries for outstanding remodeling projects in the 45th annual Master Design Awards competition. This year the annual Master Design Awards competition honors outstanding remodeling projects completed between Jan. 1, 2020, and June 23, 2023. The deadline to register is June 9, 2023 and the deadline to … Read more

Natural Stone Institute Presents Annual Awards

The Natural Stone Institute has named their 2021 Natural Stone Institute Person of the Year, Natural Stone Craftsman of the Year, CEU Educator of the Year, Pioneer Award recipient and Migliore Award recipient. The prestigious awards are presented annually to individuals who exhibit exceptional skill and dedication within the stone … Read more

Call for Entries: Tile of Spain Awards 2021

The Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturer’s Association (ASCER) announced the call for entries for the 20th annual Tile of Spain Awards of Architecture, Interior Design and Final Degree Project. Sponsored by Endesa, the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (ICEX), and Port Valencia, the Tile of Spain Awards promote the use of Spanish … Read more

Master Design Awards Calls For Entries

The Qualified Remodeler Master Design Awards competition was initiated 43 years ago to recognize remodelers, architects, builders, kitchen and bath specialists and other professionals for outstanding project design and construction. The 43rd annual Master Design Awards competition honors outstanding remodeling projects completed between Jan. 1, 2018, and July 5, 2021. The deadline to … Read more

BLANCO IKON Low Divide Apron Sink Wins Design Awards

BLANCO has won two major design awards for their revolutionary new product, the IKON 33-in. 1-¾ Bowl Low Divide Apron sink. The IKON is recognized in the 2020 Architectural Products PIA (Product Innovations) Awards and the 2020 Residential Products MVP (Most Valuable Product) Awards. Each award recognizes the farmhouse sink … Read more

Coverings Extends 2021 Award Submissions Deadline

Given that Coverings 2021, the premier tile and stone trade event in North America, is now scheduled to take place July 7-9, the deadline to submit projects to the 2021 Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards or to nominate a young emerging leader to the 2021 Coverings Rock Star program … Read more

ISFA Announces Annual Award Winners

The International Surface Fabricators Association (ISFA) announced the winners of its annual awards at the association’s recent virtual annual meeting and conference. The ISFA awards are chosen by association members, and given to those in the industry that stand out as the very best. Past ISFA President Russ Berry, of … Read more

2020 Announces Design Inspiration Award Winners

The 2019 winners of the 2020 Design Inspiration Awards have been announced.  The 2020 Design software allows kitchen, bathroom and closet designers to create visualizations using actual materials and finishes from a selection of manufacturer catalogs. Interior designers from all over North America submitted their best designs using the software. There were … Read more