May 12, 2020


Walker Zanger Selected as Product Finalist for NYCxDesign Awards

Pietta Donovan Collection Receives Nomination for Contract Wall Coverings Category


LOS ANGELES – Walker Zanger, the leading stone and tile design resource in North America, has been named a product finalist for the 2020 NYCxDesign awards. The NYCxDESIGN Awards honors outstanding products and projects in categories that span major areas of design, from architecture to interiors, from products to accessories. Submissions are reviewed by a jury of esteemed design industry leaders, with winners and honorees representing the very best design talent. Walker Zanger’s Pietta Donovan collection was selected as a finalist on May 8 for the product category of Contract Wall Coverings.


“This collection has been a labor of love and years in the making. We’re thrilled and appreciate the positive responses its received since hitting the market, and we’re honored to be a finalist for one of the most prestigious North American design awards,” said Erika Egede-Nissen, director of marketing at Walker Zanger.


Choose from a variety of Pietta Donovan collection patterns and colors such as the Buderim’s Carnaby (left) or the Woollahra’s Pepperberry (right) to customize any space.





The Pietta Donovan collection is an imaginative set of encaustic (cement) and ceramic tiles, they pay homage to the vibrant spirit of 70s’ era psychedelic wallpaper and design as well as her colorful upbringing in Australia’s unique landscape. Featuring geometric shapes in calm neutral shades and coordinating bold jewel tones, the collection is an evocative throwback revisited and reimagined in a fresh new form.


This year’s NYCxDESIGN Awards Ceremony, hosted by Interior Design Magazine editor in chief Cindy Allen, will be live-streamed on DesignTV by SANDOW on Monday, May 18 (1 PM ET).


To learn more about the Pietta Donovan collection, visit

About Walker Zanger

Walker Zanger is the leading tile and stone design resource in North America. For over 65 years, the company has helped design-trade professionals and homeowners realize their boldest design visions with the most unique, original and thought-provoking surface materials. Walker Zanger has quickly become a go-to expert in the industry, and is often the first to discover new materials, styles, innovations and specialty surface products. Rooted in natural stone slab design, the company continues to push the boundaries of possibility, including recent introductions of cutting-edge materials like recycled glass slabs and thinner-than-stone porcelain slabs that emulate natural marble veining. The company carries on the innovative spirit with equal passion today in 13 curated showrooms and slab galleries, and 200 authorized dealers nationwide. Walker Zanger also presents exclusive collections inspired and created by some of design’s most influential minds today; Michael Berman, Robert A.M. Stern and Pietta Donovan have all lent their aesthetic vision to the brand. Walker Zanger is more than a destination for the world’s finest stone and tile materials, it’s where inspiration lives and ‘Design Realized’ endures. To learn more about Walker Zanger, please visit