Avani mosaic tile from Oceanside Glasstile.


Show organizers of Coverings 2010 have announced the winners of their inaugural Coverings Select contest, recognizing some of the newest products in tile, stone and associated products segments.

Oceanside Glasstile was the only company to win in multiple categories, earning awards for both its Avani (Mosaic Tile) and Muse (Glass Tile) collections. Other winners were: Yoga Tile Collection by B.A. Schmidt Arts and Egg & Dart Grande by Syzygy Tileworks (Artisan Tile/Stone); La Concha Tiles by Sonite Collection (Mosaic Tile); Mauk by Lea North America (Porcelain/Ceramic Tile Wall); the Ultimetal Collection by Crossville and the Caesar Collection by StonePeak Ceramics (Porcelain/Ceramic Tile Floor); and Pierre Habitat Next-Generation Spec Tool by Polycor Inc. (Other – Marketing Tool).

All products were judged on quality, versatility, design and sustainability by a panel of industry experts which included: Chris Abbate, Ceramic Tiles of Italy; Eric Astrachan, Tile Council of North America; Kelly Betts, interior designer, HOK Architects; Cathy Carver, principal interior designer, Walt Disney Imagineering; Amanda Eden, Tile of Spain; Angela Hinton, L2 Studios; Stacy Straczynski, associate editor of Contract magazine (which sponsored the event); and Julie Volosin, vp HKS Architects, Inc.

For more information on the Coverings Select contest, visit: www.coverings.com/coverings-select.htm