Preview of Tile of Spain Designs within Designs Event

Sep 27, 2012

On October 17th, Tile of Spain will be sponsoring a complimentary CEU program and networking event for architects and designers at the BSA Space in Boston, Massachusetts. Designs within Designs: Progressive Ceramics in Today’s Architecture will feature presentations and an expert panel discussion on new avenues for creativity and design in ceramics.


Here’s a preview of the panelists for the evening:


Dr. Martin Bechthold – Dr. Bechthold is co-director of the Harvard University Master in Design Studies Program and director of the Graduate School of Design’s Technology Platform. His research broadly looks at material and fabrication technology as a catalyst of innovation for design practice.  He is founder of the GSD’s Design Robotics Group who’s research focuses on integrating robotic technology into fabrication and construction processes, developing advanced material systems, and understanding problems of lifecycle design in building products.


Ángela García de Paredes – A project design professor and graduate of the Madrid School of Architecture, García de Paredes has also been a visiting professor at other Spanish Universities; Granada, Barcelona ESARQ, Navarra UNAV; and critic and lecturer at several European Universities and Harvard Graduate School of Design. She is principal at Paredes Pedrosa Arquitectos, Madrid Spain and their work has been awarded numerous architecture prizes and participated in several Iberoamerican and Venice Biennales.






Ryan Fasan – A research consultant and trainer, Fasan is a partner of Professional Attention to Tile Installations, an internationally renowned tile consulting firm.  His background includes experience in showroom and architectural sales; work as a manufacturer’s specification and design consultant; and apprentice training under master European tile-setters. This hands-on learning gives him a unique command of all aspects of the ceramic tile industry.







Andie Day – An award winning interior designer and blogger at, Day specializes in creating innovative, effective home solutions for every stage of life. She is a National Association of Home Builders’ certified aging in place specialist, and an avid promoter of sustainable and transgenerational design.




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Attendees will also have the opportunity to be inspired by Spanish tile in person. Representatives from Tile of Spain manufacturers: Roca, Grespania, Porcelanosa, Tau, Plaza and Elias, will be on hand to present their latest innovations.



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