The Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturer’s Association (ASCER) announces the call for entry for the 2023 edition of the Tile of Spain Awards of Architecture, Interior Design and Final Degree Project. This year marks twenty-two years of honoring innovation in design.
Celebrating the excellence in precision and progression of ceramic craftsmanship, the Tile of Spain Awards highlights the careful consideration, meticulous installation and design enhancements of ceramic tiles, in projects, from around the world. With the awards open for entry, ASCER invites architects, designers, specifiers, installers and trade professionals, to submit their completed work for consideration in this year’s accolades.
The jury presiding over the awards will be led by architect Carme Pinós and is made of esteemed architects and interior designers including; Inma Bermúdez, Jesús Olivares, Gracia Cardona, Susana Babiloni, Luis Rojo, José Juan Barba, Ángel Pitarch and Agnès Blanch.
The Tile of Spain Awards have a total prize fund of €35,000 (approx. $38,500), to be shared between three categories. The two main categories, Architecture and Interior Design, each have cash prizes of €15,000. The Final Degree Project award has a cash prize of €5,000. The panel of judges is also entitled to give up to two special mentions in each category.
Project submissions from around the world will be accepted now, through Wednesday, October 18th, 2023. The awards ceremony will be held during Cevisama 2024. Visit www.tileofspainawards.com/current-edition/ to review entry guidelines, enter the design contest or learn more about the Tile of Spain Awards.
About the Awards
The objective of the Tile of Spain Awards is to promote the use of Spanish ceramic tiles in architecture and interior design projects (both in Spain and abroad). The program boasts a consolidated trajectory and is held in high esteem by architecture professionals.
The Tile of Spain Awards offers cash prizes totaling over €35,000 that are divided among three areas. The two main categories – Architecture and Interior Design – each have a cash prize of over €15,000. Special mentions may also be made in both categories, based on the judges’ criteria. The third category, the Final Degree Project, targets students of architecture and has a cash prize of over €5,000. In all three categories, entries are welcome from both Spanish and international participants.
The award ceremony will be held in Valencia during CEVISAMA 2024. Full details of this and previous editions of the awards are available at www.tileofspainawards.com.
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 inkjet masterpieces that fire the imagination.
The Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturer’s Association (ASCER), together with España Exportacióne Inversiones (ICEX) are the organizations whose 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 Spanish ceramic tile sector is comprised of more than 100 manufacturers concentrated primarily in the province of Castellón.