Stands that become full-scale works of art and design to narrate the materials and technologies involved in the world of natural stone.
The 11th Best Communicator Award sees Marmomac reward research efforts and originality applied to exhibits by companies attending the Veronafiere event. Compared to the past, this year saw the introduction of a new approach: the self-candidacy formula for all the companies interested in taking part in the event.
The jury - comprising journalist Giorgio Tartaro, returning as President once again, architect Cinzia Anguissola of Studio Scacchetti Associati, the deputy editor of Domus, Donatella Bollani, international stone industry consultant, Piero Primavori, and Massimo Rosati, journalist and design blogger - after in-depth assessment of the nominations received and after visiting all the stands of Marmomac, focused on exhibits that stood out in expressing the values and business philosophy inspiring their work to the full through the originality of their stands.
These are the winners in the various categories:
First Prize ITALY to TOSCO MARMI PALISSANDRO, Special Mention to SOCIETÀ PROMOZIONE GRANITI.
First Prize INTERNATIONAL to PAVLIDIS MARBLE GRANITE (Greece), Special Mention to REVEALROX (United Arab Emirates).
First Prize ITALY to ERREBI MARMI, Special Mention to CAVA ROMANA.
First Prize INTERNATIONAL to AKDO SILKAR (Turkey), Special Mention to JULIPEDRA (Portugal).
First Prize ITALY to BRETON, Special Mention to MEC.
First Prize INTERNATIONAL to THIBAUT (France).
First Prize ITALY to NICOLAI DIAMANT.
First Prize INTERNATIONAL to BLICK INDUSTRIES (United States).