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ALVANTA TILES HAVE BEEN AWARDED THE ICONIC AWARDS 2019: »INNOVATIVE MATERIAL - BEST OF BEST«
VECOR has been recognised by the German Design Council and ALVANTA TILES have been awarded the prize in the category “Innovative Material”.
The decision of the jury was squarely based on the development of sustainable, energy-effi­cient material that is also versatile in terms of function as well as design.
Every year, hundreds of different projects from more than 34 countries compete between each other in six different cate­go­ries: “Architecture“, “Interior”, “Communication”, ”Concept”, “Product” and “Innovative Material”. VECOR has been very excited to be a part of the competition, which creates a unique platform for the networking of architects, product designers and developers.
Jury statement:
 
ALVANTA TILES are an innovative interior design solution that can be produced with 80% less water and 15% less electricity. From a visual standpoint they are barely distinguishable from natural stoneware, but consist of special porcelain-like glazed microfibres that make them harder and sturdier than conventional porcelain tiles. A groundbreaking tile solution that is made from 50% coal ash, requires less water and energy to produce and is thus very sustainable”.