Coverings Select 2010 Award Winners

Coverings Select 2010 Award Winners
Apr 28, 2010 The inaugural Coverings Select competition aims to honor new and innovative products introduced to the industry since the close of Coverings 2009.

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Coverings Select 2010 Award Winners _03 Artisan Tile/Stone: Yoga Tile Collection by B.A. Schmidt Arts
Yoga’s popularity is spreading to the walls. These classical Indian-inspired motifs are made of hand-crafted porcelain and useable for both interior and exterior applications. Each piece is designed and hand-painted by Barbara Schmidt, president of B.A. Schmidt Arts, for utmost quality and beauty.
Coverings Select 2010 Award Winners _04 Mosaic Tile: La Concha Tiles by Sonite Collection
Mimicking the look of seashells, La Concha acts to provide designers the opalescent look of this natural element without further depleting the diminishing resource from nature. The pearly gleam and texture a=instantly adds warmth and depth to any space and comes in a variety of colors and sizes. La Concha also holds a Design Excellence 2009 award.
Coverings Select 2010 Award Winners _05 Mosaic Tile: Avani by Oceanside Glasstile
Avani presents a stunning blend of luminous glass and stone tile that is virtually endless in versatility. The unique combination of precise-cut tiles blends harmoniously together to bring life, depth, and movement to surfaces. The collection includes 10 mosaic blends in three patterns—Herringbone, Random Matirn, and Ministicks.
Coverings Select 2010 Award Winners _06 Glass Tile: Muse by Oceanside Glasstile
The straight-edge mosaic of Muse provides the classic look of artisan glass with a touch of modern appeal. The hand-crafted line comes in a variety of sizes, including an elongated hexagonal shapes, and boasts up to 60 percent recycled content. Available in 40 hues in three finishes—iridescent, non-iridescant, and matte. Twilight, a shimmering metallic finish, will also soon be available.
Coverings Select 2010 Award Winners _07 Porcelain/Ceramic Tile Walls: Mauk by Lea North America
Designed by Diego Grandi, Mauk is a new series of laminated porcelain stoneware in Lea North America’s Slimtech Basaltina Stone Project. The modular system offers walls a three-dimensional effect via an optical effect in various forms, including diamond-shaped Cuadra, triangular Esa, and trapezoidal Spina.
Coverings Select 2010 Award Winners _08 Porcelain/Ceramic Tile Floor: Ultimetal Collection by Crossville
Living up to its name, Ultimetal Porcelain Stone Tile is the ultimate in metal options, due to a specially developed metallic micro-mesh. Suitable for use as flooring in high-traffic commercial areas, the uniquely resilient tile won’t scratch, stain, or show the usual signs of wear common among standard metal tiles. Ideal for walls and floors, the line also comes in patterned mixed mosaics.
Coverings Select 2010 Award Winners _09 Porcelain/Ceramic Tile Floor: Caesar Collection by Stonepeak
Using impressive Inkjet technology, the Caesar Collection presents one for the most realistic looks-like-Travertine ceramic tiles on the market. With over 100 different design templates, the shades and textures found in the natural stone are expertly simulated while avoiding design repetition commonly seen in similar products. Caesar includes four natural shades in four sizes, with complementary trims, mosaics, and chair rail options.
Coverings Select 2010 Award Winners _10 Other – Marketing Tool: Pierre Habitat Next-Generation Spec Tool by Polycor Inc.
Pierre Habitat is a new means of specifying tools for natural stone products. The box-set portfolio and embedded touch screen puts a wealth of design knowledge at designer’s fingertips and gives the ability to customize client presentations. The PC software includes upload capability and high-resolution formatting. Pierre Habitat uses a Windows Mobile operating system compatible with PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
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