Tile of Spain, the international brand representing 125 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER), is proud to announce the four winners of the 2015 “Passport to Creativity” contest.
The design professionals selected to participate in a 7-day, architectural tour and trip to Spain are:
- Jonathan Martinez – Senior Designer, Antrobus + Ramirez
- Gloria Graham Sollecito, AKBD – Kitchen & Bath Designer, Brendan Donovan Furniture & Cabinet Co. and Author of Design Blog, Kitchens for Living
- Daniel Cantwell – Registered Architect, Owner, DHC Design
- Jason Money, AIA, LEED – Associate, BarlisWedlick Architects
To enter the contest, architects and designers had to showcase their own creative flare. Tile of Spain asked that each participant submit a photo of themselves with a Spanish tile in their own imaginative and creative way.
The Tile of Spain Passport to Creativity Tour will run from February 6 to February 13, 2015, winners will have the opportunity to explore Sevilla and Valencia, Spain. They will be able to immerse themselves in Spanish culture, sample world-famous culinary arts, observe sites and attractions with architectural and design significance and gain a general understanding and appreciation for Spain and Spanish tile.
The trip also includes a guided visit to Cevisama 2015, factory and booth tours and a press conference. All architect and designer participants will earn CEU credits. Journalists from selected architecture and design media will also participate in the tour.
About Tile of Spain
In Spain, tile makers labor as they have for centuries – pushing their passion for design and innovation to new levels of artisanship. With one of the purest and strongest domestic clays available, Spanish manufacturers have an unparalleled ability to make the end product more diverse. From rustic handmade forms; to technical facades that cool buildings and clean the air; to the impossibly slim, sustainable recycled and ink jet masterpieces that fire the imagination. The Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER) is the private organization whose primary objective is to support Spain’s ceramic tile manufacturers and the industry as a whole by stewarding and promoting the Tile of Spain brand worldwide. A strong global leader, the ceramic tile industry of Spain comprises 125 manufacturers concentrated primarily in the province of Castellón. For more about tile produced in Spain, contact Tile of Spain Center at the Trade Commission of Spain, 2655 Le Jeune Road, Suite 1114, Coral Gables, FL 33134. Call 305-446-4387 or visit www.tileofspainusa.com.