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In the 2014 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA).

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MTI IDEA 14 Award(Atlanta, Georgia. July 2, 2014) MTI Baths, a company that has earned a reputation for award-winning design, personalized customization and artisan quality tubs, today announced it’s Juliet tub was awarded a Bronze in the 2014 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) in the Bathrooms, Spa and Wellness Category.

“We are honored to be named one of the winners of the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) 2014 competition,” stated Russell Adams, MTI’s President and Chief of Design who worked in tandem with Audrey Newsome. “The Juliet tub was actually inspired by an antique bowl which evoked something striking and unexpected,” said Audrey Newsome of Audrey Newsome Designs. “It resulted in a visually dramatic tub that seamlessly combines fluidity and elegance with modern convenience.”

Tad Toulis, IDSA, 2014 IDEA Jury Chair, shares his insight on this year’s judging process, “This year’s IDEA jury had a fairly audacious task: judging more than 2,000 entries. We saw a lot of design work that any designer would have been inspired by. The Juliet bathtub demonstrated the kind of creativity and passion the jury believed represents the best our profession can aspire to. Congratulations on your win!”

The IDEA Awards, presented by the Industrial Designers Society of America, are one of the most prestigious awards in the United States, and highly regarded internationally. This competition highlights the excellence of design in products, sustainability, interaction design, packaging, strategy, research and concepts, across multiple industries. For more information visit

Since 1988, MTI Baths has earned a reputation for award-winning design, personalized customization and artisan quality. MTI tubs, shower bases, sinks and hardwood bath furniture are Handcrafted in the USA. MTI also offers water-resistant teak accessories and frameless glass shower enclosures. For information on MTI’s extensive selection of design and customization options call 800-783-8827 or visit