Sapphire, Berlin by Studio Libeskind. Image: Hufton+Crow

Fractal Façade

Sapphire, Berlin by Studio Libeskind. Image: Hufton+Crow
Sapphire, Berlin by Studio Libeskind. Image: Hufton+Crow

Now in its 25th year, the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition – the longest-running award program of its kind – is proud to announce seven outstanding projects that capture the competition’s goal of honoring the innovative use of Italian tile in North American architecture and design. Sponsored by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Agency, the competition attracted a large number of high-quality submissions in four categories: residential, commercial, institutional for built projects; and a new student category, created to celebrate imaginative concepts using Italian tile. An international jury of design industry experts reviewed and evaluated the projects, ultimately selecting four winners and three honorable mentions among the steep competition.

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