Coverings ETC's Bio-Glass is the recipient of Architectural Products Magazine's Product Innovation Award (PIA). This award recognizes products and systems innovations that lead commercial and institutional design to new heights.
The highly-anticipated ICFF Editors Awards bestowed on CoveringsETC/ECOverings™ the coveted Best-of-Show Award for “Materials”. The ICFF Editors Awards Ceremony took place during the 21st annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) on Sunday night at the ICFF Exhibitors Reception at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.
Bio-Glass®, Bio-Luminum™, and Eco-Cem® are featured in the materials portion of the Triennial exhibit at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum – the only museum in America devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design. The museum’s Triennial exhibit will showcase our products for eight months in conjunction with other designers who work toward addressing human and environmental problems across various fields, from architecture to new media and landscape design.
With its outstanding and innovative design, Bio-Glass® by Coverings ETC managed to impress the jury of one of the most prestigious international design competitions. In the “red dot award: Bio-Glass® was awarded the “red dot” quality label for high design quality by the jury consisting of top-class experts. The festive awards presentation with more than 1,000 guests will take place in the Essen opera house, the Aalto-Theater. In Essen, Germany, the European Capital of Culture, the product will then be presented in a four-week special exhibition at the red dot design museum on the premises of the Zollverein colliery.
In concert with green initiatives, inspirations and ideas, the Coverings ETC corporate showroom is a newly renovated loft space and a LEED-CI registered project with the United States Green Build Council. Corporate green guidelines include the implementation of reuse, reclaim and recycle mandates during the restoration and renovation of all showrooms. Signature design elements incorporate skylights and large format window walls to flood interior spaces with day light to conserve energy.
This third-party certification represents a tangible, credible measure of achievement in environmentally-intelligent design, helping the conscientious consumer select greener products that embody a broader definition of quality using Triple “Top” Line initiatives that consider the people, the product, and the planet.
This benchmark represents a material designed for reutilization, not landfill.
Bio-Glass® is C2C gold tier certified.