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Floor Focus is a monthly magazine of analysis and education for the floor covering industry's interconnected business sectors: retailers, distributors, contract dealers, manufacturers, architects, designers and commercial end users. While Floor Daily gives you the news, Floor Focus tells you what the news means for your business.

HMFH Architect's design of Thompson Elementary School: Designer Forum   Full Article
July 2015—Lori Cowles and Melissa Green with HMFH Architects describe its Thompson Elementary School project and detail how Forbo linoleum and Milliken carpet tile helped the firm achieve its final design.

Mike's Flooring Companies: Best Practices - July 2015   Full Article
Editor Jessica Chevalier profiles Mike's Flooring Companies, which has nine locations in Connecticut, New Jersey, Georgia, Florida, Rhode Island, North Carolina and Virginia, serving the commercial, residential and multi-family markets.

Performance and maintenance in school flooring: Flooring Forensics   Full Article
July 2015—Contributing editor Lew Migliore discusses the performance requirements for flooring in k-12 and higher education, and he also weighs in on challenges in installing hard surface flooring, and also how it can help solve problems.

Maryanne Adams on strategies for engaging customers: Successful Selling   Full Article
July 2015—Publisher Kemp Harr interviews Maryanne Adams, CEO of Avalon Flooring, about everything from finding good salespeople to the best ways to earn the trust of customers and how to help them find the product they want.

DesignOvations: Heather Lombard - July 2015   Full Article
Heather Lombard with CDH Partners describes her current favorite flooring, including carpet tile in new formats, like Shaw's 18"x36" products, as well as LVT from Mannington and Gerflor's Sumbioz commercial sheet vinyl.