Design Wire- March 2012


Not long before his passing, the colorful and dynamic Maine artist Carlo Pittore created a foundation dedicated to preserving and promoting his ideals while helping other artists realize theirs. The Carlo Pittore Foundation has recently established a grant program, offering two substantial monetary awards for artists. For complete application details, artists may email [email protected].


 Linwood Windows in Rockland produces highly energy-efficient all-wood Tilt and Turn windows and Lift and Slide doors. They are currently the only company in the country to manufacture the 88 mm European-style model, which meets Passive House environmental standards. Available in an assortment of wood species and finishes.


Architectural and interior design planning firm DiMella Shaffer recently announced a change in company management. Effective January 1, longtime partners Randy Kreie and Ed Hodges will be assuming the positions of president and CEO, respectively.


Antiquity Tile recently opened a new showroom adjacent to their factory in Hampden. The showroom exhibits a selection of handmade ceramic tile, with hundreds of sizes, designs, and glazes to choose from. Appointments to visit the showroom can be made Monday through Friday,
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.