2018 Coverings Installation & Design Awards Submissions Now Open

Submissions for the 2018 Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards competition are open to architects, designers, builders, contractors, distributors, retailers, installers, and other professionals who demonstrate design and/or installation excellence in residential and commercial projects, giving special recognition to stunning stone & tile. Projects must have been completed within the past 2 years (Jan 2016 – Dec 2017) Projects can […]

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Coverings’ 2017 Installation & Design (CID) Awards Open for Submissions

The annual award recognizes excellence in tile and stone design, installation Submissions for the 2017 Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards competition are open to architects, designers, builders, contractors, distributors, retailers, installers and other professionals who demonstrate design and/or installation excellence in residential and commercial projects, giving special recognition to stunning stone and tile. Regardless of who submits the entry, […]

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Fifth Annual Coverings Installation & Design Awards Recognize Excellence in Tile, Stone Projects

  Fifteen outstanding projects demonstrating spectacular craftsmanship and creativity in the use of tile and stone materials were recognized in the fifth annual Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards. An independent panel of judges, comprised of notable industry writers, leading designers, installation experts, and representatives from Ceramics of Italy, the Tile Council of North America, Tile of Spain and National […]

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Deadline for Coverings’ CID Awards Coming Up

  Showcase your work and get the recognition you deserve with the 2016 Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards! The CID Awards celebrate outstanding achievements in the design and installation of tile and stone in residential, commercial, sustainable and international projects. Projects are judged on design and installation excellence, giving special recognition to unusual, creative and innovative uses of stone and tile.  […]

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Entries Now Open for Coverings’ 2016 CID Awards

  The CID Awards celebrate outstanding achievements in the design and installation of tile and stone in both residential and commercial projects. The CID Awards are paired with the Opening Night Celebration allowing attendees to meet the winners, enjoy an interactive showcase of the winning projects and kick off Coverings 2016 with a special reception. Winners are required to attend the awards reception on Monday, April 18, 2016 at Coverings in Chicago, […]

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Instagram: Instant Tile + Design Gratification

I’ve converted. No, not religions, but my thought process on using Instagram for business. It seems like ages ago, but during Coverings 2015, Christine Whittemore of Simple Marketing Now and I delivered a presentation entitled, “Image is Everything! How Houzz and Pinterest Steer Clients to Your Tile/Stone Business: A Case Study and Guide for Visual Online and Social Success.” Long […]

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AKDO’s Origami Collection Features Organic Design

  AKDO’s newest stone collection, Origami, combines geometry and nature to create striking patterns that invite a second look. This marble collection is expertly cut to allow the veining of each piece to align perfectly with other pieces within the same pattern. This attention to detail with the utmost precision creates the illusion of a folded object. Additional details about […]

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