Miami, FL January 2016 – Five lucky tile enthusiasts are heading to Spain thanks to the Tile of Spain “Passport to Creativity” contest. Each year, Tile of Spain, the international brand the international brand representing 125 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER), asks architects and designers to submit a photo of themselves with Spanish tile in their own imaginative and creative way.
The design professionals selected to participate in the 7-day, architectural tour and trip to Spain are:
- Ernest Bellamy – Architectural Designer, Beilinson-Gomex Architects
- Holly Hollingsworth Philips – Owner/Designer, The English Room
- Ann Porter – Designer, Kitchen Studio of Naples, Inc.
- Elaine Santos – Senior Associate/Interior Designer, Barliswedlick Architects
- Francine Rozental – Designer, Antrobus + Ramirez
This year, architects had an additional chance to enter the contest at the Tile of Spain sponsored CEU event, “Ceramic Solutions – Innovations Pushing Boundaries of Design” in Miami, FL.
From January 29 to February 5, 2016, the selected winners will explore Spain as they 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.
Included in the trip is a guided visit to the Cevisama 2016 trade show, 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 alongside the winners.
For more information about Tile of Spain, Spanish ceramic tile, and Cevisama, visit tileofspainusa.com.