Natural Stone Institute Announces Call for Entries for Pinnacle and Tucker Design Awards

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Oberlin, OH, April 23, 2019—The Natural Stone Institute has announced a call for entries for the Pinnacle and Tucker Design Awards. Submissions are due by July 20.


The Pinnacle Awards honor projects where beauty, creativity, ingenuity, and craftsmanship exemplify professional mastery in the use of natural stone for commercial and residential applications. Pinnacle Awards are given in the following categories:

  • Commercial Interior (sponsored by MAPEI)
  • Commercial Exterior (sponsored by MAPEI)
  • Renovation/Restoration (sponsored by Coldspring)
  • Residential Interior/Exterior—Single Family (sponsored by GranQuartz)
  • Residential Interior/Exterior—Multi-Family (sponsored by GranQuartz)
  • Architectural Carving/Lettering/Sculpture
  • Public Landscapes/Parks/Memorials

A Grande Pinnacle Award, sponsored by Marmomac, will be presented to the best overall project. The Pinnacle Awards are open to Natural Stone Institute members only and will be presented during the association’s Awards Ceremony at StonExpo/Marmomac at TISE 2020. The winning projects will be displayed at TISE and promoted at other trade shows and in industry publications throughout the year.


The Tucker Design Awards recognize design professionals whose projects achieve excellence in the use of natural stone in design and construction. No project categories are required. The Tucker Design Awards are open to any design professional or natural stone industry member on behalf of the design team. Winning projects will be featured in Building Stone Magazine and promoted in industry publications. The Tucker Design Awards will be celebrated in Cleveland, Ohio during the summer of 2020.

To access entry forms and submission guidelines for the Pinnacle and Tucker Design Awards, visit www.naturalstoneinstitute.org/awards.



About the Natural Stone Institute

The Natural Stone Institute is a trade association representing every aspect of the natural stone industry. The current membership exceeds 2,000 members in over 50 nations. The association offers a wide array of technical and training resources, professional development opportunities, regulatory advocacy, and networking events. Two prominent publications—the Dimension Stone Design Manual and Building Stone Magazine—raise awareness within the natural stone industry and in the design community for best practices and uses of natural stone. Learn more at www.naturalstoneinstitute.org


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