Tile Competition Open To Trade
Alexandria, VA Coverings, a major showcase for ceramic tile and
natural stone floor coverings, has announced a call for entries to
its 2004 “Spectrum Awards,” honoring outstanding achievements in
ceramic tile design.
The 2004 Spectrum Awards competition is open to architects and
other design professionals whose projects “demonstrate creativity
and achievement in the use of tile in residential and commercial
design,” contest sponsors said.
The deadline for entries is 5 p.m. on Feb. 27, and the projects
must have been completed between January 2002 and December 2003 in
order to be considered.
The Ceramic Tile Distributors Association (CTDA) and the
National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) are coordinating the
2004 Spectrum Awards competition.
An independent panel of judges organized by the CTDA and NTCA
will evaluate entries based on creativity in design and excellence
in implementation, according to competition sponsors.
The $10,000 grand prize will be awarded at the opening General
Session at Coverings 2004, scheduled for March 23 March 26, at the
Orange County Convention Center in Orlando.
The sponsoring organizations of Coverings are ASCER (Spain’s
Ceramic Tile Manufacturers Association), Assopiastrelle
(Association of Italian Ceramic Tile and Refractories
Manufacturers), CTDA (Ceramic Tile Distributors Association), NTCA
(National Tile Contractors Association) and TCA (Tile Council of
Co-sponsors of the event include the American Institute of
Architects (Orlando Chapter), the Associazione Italiana
Marmomacchine, The American Society of Interior Designers (North
Florida Florida South Chapters), the Construction Specifications
Institute (Greater Orlando Chapter), International Interior Design
Association (Florida Chapter), the Terrazzo Tile and Marble
Association of Canada, the Tile Contractors’ Association of
America, the Tile Heritage Foundation and the Marble Institute of
Additional information about the competition and the show can be
obtained by visiting www.coverings.com/spectrum2004.