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Ceramics of Italy 2021 Tile Competition

Now in its 28th year, the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition is currently accepting entries for 2021.

The Ceramics of Italy 2021 competition is open for unique installations in built projects around the world that use Italian ceramic and porcelain tile.

Built project winners will enjoy a 5-day CEU trip to Bologna, Italy for Cersaie 2021, the world’s leading exhibition of ceramic tile and bathroom furnishings, plus the opportunity to present their projects at Coverings 2021 in Orlando, Florida.

The competition is open to all North American architects, interior designers and students. Domestic and international new construction and renovation projects are eligible for entry in the residential, commercial and institutional categories. Students must be enrolled at an accredited university in North America to be eligible.

Projects must have been completed between January 2016 and March 2021 and feature tile from one or more Ceramics of Italy manufacturers.

An international jury of design experts will review submissions from all over the continent and select winners in the following five categories:

  • Commercial
  • Institutional
  • Residential (Multi-Family)
  • Residential (Single-Family)
  • Student

The competition is presented by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Agency.

Please find more information on the official website.