Christopher Brown Named North American Sales Director

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Lunada Bay Tile is pleased to announce that Christopher Brown has been named North American Sales Director.

Brown, who will be based out of Lunada Bay Tile’s Harbor City headquarters, joined Lunada Bay Tile in 2011 to manage western region sales and has 18 years of experience in the tile industry. From 1999 to 2010 he worked for tile and stone company Walker Zanger, where he managed sales and eventually held the position of branch manager in Hayward, California.

“A forward-looking thinker with warm energy, Chris understands the evolving needs of the tile marketplace,” said Carl Steadly, president of Lunada Bay Tile. “His leadership skills, diverse sales experience and in-depth knowledge of the builder, retailer and A&D markets will make a significant contribution to the success of our company.”

5 New Tomei Colors

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We’ve just added a few more tools for your designer toolbox! Lunada Bay Tile has updated the Tomei glass collection with the addition of five new neutral hues. The latest colors provide more options in the gray and beige color families, each with a unique undertone, which give designers and specifiers more opportunities to work with Tomei in a variety of styles and palettes.

The new colors—Linen, Stratus, Horizon, Pumice and Vapor—bring the Tomei collection to 24 colors in two finishes, natural (glossy) and silk (matte).

 

 

Shinju For the Win

We are over the moon about Shinju’s win in the surfaces category at Hospitality Design (HD) magazine’s HD Awards.

Nearly 640 project entires and 330 product entries were submitted this year. Winners and finalists for both projects and products were selected by an esteemed jury of industry professionals, featured in the June issue of HD magazine, and celebrated at a ceremony at Cipriani 25 Broadway in New York on June 7th, 2017.

Kristin Good, east coast sales representative, and Mike McConnell, national sales director, accepted the award at the event. What a wonderful night! You can see Shinju in the June issue of HD Magazine.

Shinju Named Finalist in HD Awards

Hospitality Design (HD) magazine announced the finalists for the 13th annual HD Awards. From more than 330 entries, Shinju by Lunada Bay Tile has been selected as one of the finalists in the Surfaces category, and we are honored.

The projects portion of the awards spans 20 categories including hotel (upscale/luxury, midscale, budget/economy, and lifestyle), spa, sustainable project, student project and restaurant (both upscale and casual/fast casual). In addition to surfaces, innovative products will also be recognized in 10 other categories, such as casegoods, furniture and accessories.

Finalists and winners will be selected by an esteemed jury of professionals, featured in the June issue of HD magazine, and celebrated at a ceremony at Cipriani 25 Broadway in New York on June 7th, 2017. Stay tuned for pics!

A talented and accomplished panel of industry professionals selected this year’s HD Awards winners and finalists. For projects: Timothy Griffin, director of North America, Ennismore/the Hoxton; Nicole Hollis, founder, NICOLEHOLLIS; Kemper Hyers, senior vice president of design, Starwood Capital; Helen Jorgensen, vice president of design and procurement, Host Hotels & Resorts; and Alessandro Munge, founder, Studio Munge. For products: Siobhan Barry, partner and executive creator director, dash design; Joan Cardy, founder and president, the Cardy Group; and Gregory Stanford, director of interior design, Marriott International.