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Mr. Peter C. Cilio Sr.

Wrong Peter C. Cilio Sr.?

Creative Director

Phone: (215) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address: Quakertown, Pennsylvania, United States
Campania International Inc
2452 Quakertown Road Suite 100
Pennsburg, Pennsylvania 18073
United States

Company Description: the Nina Studio design arm of Campania has continued to flourish.
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founder
    Peter's Home and Garden Center
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The Patience Of A Saint
www.celebrationsca.com, 2 Jan 2014 [cached]
There are surprising numbers of versions of Saint Fiacre, but because so little is known of the man, they all pretty much come down to this: "A monk with a spade," said Peter Cilio, creative director of Campania International, a maker of upscale garden ornaments in Quakertown, Pa. The company sells two versions in poured concrete, known in the trade as cast stone, one 12 inches high and another 29 inches. "I think most people assume he's a Saint Francis with a spade," said Cilio. "He's more of a saint for aficionados."
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Cilio said that after the Sept. 11 attacks there was an increase "of devotional or religious pieces in the garden.
Campania International - Campania Design
campaniainternational.com, 29 Oct 2013 [cached]
In its early years, Campania's designs, under the artistic direction of Peter Cilio Sr., were based on traditional European historical precedents. In time, however, Campania looked beyond classic old world traditions and distinguished itself in the marketplace by developing unique and original copyrighted designs which demonstrate a uniquely American perspective.
Peter C. Cilio, Campania's creative director, is now responsible for the creation and selection of the Campania product line. His discerning eye, developed from a keen interest in garden design, architecture and art history, has proven an invaluable asset. While Peter continues to explore and refine classic garden traditions in his designs, he is not afraid to innovate. His introductions range from refined classicism to elegant whimsy, and from cutting edge modern to sophisticated country. Since Peter is an avid gardener, he understands what is appropriate for garden art, especially texture, patina and the softening effects of age and weather. This sensibility, combined with clean lines and a sense of proportion create the classic Campania look.
In house, Peter is responsible for the design and mold-making department, the cornerstone of which is Eddie Martinez.
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Eddie and Peter collaborate continually to refine and realize Peter's design concepts.
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Peter also oversees a group of talented independent artists and craftsmen.
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Employing his knowledge of color and pigment, Ahmed also consults with Peter C. in the development of Campania's new patinas.
Winter-izing Garden Accessories
www.gardenmediagroup.com, 16 May 2013 [cached]
"Keep cast stone up off freezing ground," says Peter C. Cilio, vice president of marketing for Campania.
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"If the base does freeze to the surface, don't try to move it," warns Cilio.
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We've finally gotten over the "snob appeal" problem many people had with poly pots," says Cilio.
Garden Media Group Predicts the Garden Superstars of 2006
www.emediawire.com [cached]
VP of Product Development at Campania International, Peter C. Cilio, explains, "Here at Campania, we have responded to consumer's desire to match containers and outdoor statuary with the style of their home and with trends in interior d,cor.
Alfresco Home - distributor of home furnishings for interior and exterior decor - Press Releases
www.alfrescohome.com [cached]
Peter Cilio, a renowned entrepreneur, artist and iconic fixture of the gardening industry, died December 16th at his home in Blue Bell, Pa., after a yearlong battle with cancer. He was 78.
Cilio founded Peter's Home and Garden Center in Quakertown, Pa., in the early 70s. The store pioneered the importing of Italian terra cotta to the states after its founder, born in Ponte Romito, Italy, saw there was no resource for the handmade terra cotta pottery his garden so craved.
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