January 31, 2021

Signtone Marble Pavilion by C&C Design Co.: 2020 Best of Year Winner for International Showroom/Tradeshow Booth

This winning project has particular significance, since it was for one of the last trade shows that took place before the COVID-19 pandemic struck. It was a 980-square-foot booth for the 2019 Guangzhou Design Week, which took place last December. To highlight the client’s offerings, namely stone surfacing, C&C formed a playful labyrinth from towering, slender barbed-wire
columns filled to different levels with hundreds of thousands of white stones, intended to take visitors on a journey through an abstracted mountain forest, a sort of nature walk inside an enormous convention center. Some of the barbed-wire columns were wider and squatter and topped with terrazzo to become
tables and pedestals. Pathways were carpeted. In the end, the installation generated the idea of a peaceful landscape—as well as much buzz for Signtone.

Photography courtesy of C&C Design Co. 

Project team: Peng Zheng; Xie Zekun 

> See the full list of winners and honorees from Best of Year 2020

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