Milano Monuments Wins Award in National Design Contest

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Milano Monuments was presented the Best Small Monument award in a national design competition sponsored by the Monument Builders of North America this past month. The award was won for a memorial designed on a boulder with a sawed, polished front featuring hand etching.

Milano Monuments of Cleveland, Ohio won the “Best Small Monument” award for this entry in the Monument Builders of North America’s 2012 National Design Contest.

"Milano Monument's award winning monument was judged on elements of proportion, balance and the story the monument coveys."

Milano Monuments won the Best Small Monument award in Monument Builders of North America’s (MBNA) 2012 National Design Contest this past month. The award was presented at a recent Joint Annual Meeting held in conjunction with the California Monument Association (CMA) and the Pacific Northwest Monument Builders Association (PNMBA) held at the Bahia Resort and Hotel in San Diego, California.

For their Best Small Monument entry, Milano Monuments designed a boulder with a sawed, polished front that matched the natural setting for the placement of the memorial by Shaker Lakes in Shaker Heights, Ohio. The hand-etched scene produced by Milano’s reknowned artist, Peter Viyuk, depicts the deceased at the top of a mountain he had climbed before his passing. His favorite poem is on the left. The design was judged on elements of proportion, balance and the story the monument conveys.

“We were thrilled to win this award,” said Jim Milano, president of Milano Monuments. “The story behind the memorial is a touching one and the family was elated with the way we captured the spirit of their son in the etching. We’re always proud to be able to not only please our customers but to have the opportunity to do creative, impactful work.”

For more information, contact: Dennis Castiglione Phone: 440/781-2763 Email: dennis(at)procommarketing(dot)com

About Milano Monuments
Family-owned and operated since 1969, Milano Monuments has been dedicated to creating personalized, innovative and high quality memorials and monuments that depict everyone's individual journey. Milano Monuments' custom memorials, personalized and custom headstones, custom monuments, custom gravestones, cemetery headstones, tombstones, cemetery monuments, memorial benches, mausoleums, civic and military memorials have been recognized for their superior quality. Before you buy a monument, check with Milano Monuments. Learn more about us on our website and our Facebook page:


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