Starnet Design Award Winners Announced

Darien, CT, April 20, 2015—The 15th Annual Starnet Design Awards were held April 17 in Tucson, Arizona as part of the Starnet Worldwide Commercial Flooring Partnership’s Annual Meeting.

Each year, the Starnet Design Awards recognize the collaboration of Starnet members and the A&D community by spotlighting the innovative use of flooring in commercial design. 

Votes from Starnet members, vendor partners and members of the trade press selected the winners of the third annual People’s Choice Awards. 

The winning projects were selected by a panel of A&D professionals, including Scott Johnson, IIDA IALD CID LEED AP – Wolcott Architect Interiors, principal; David Kehm, AIA – Christner, corporate market leader; and Linda E. Moses, ASID – Plunkett Raysich Architects, director of interior design. 

Sponsoring judges for the Environmental Achievement and Unique Installation Challenge Awards were Robert Peoples, Ph.D, executive director of Carpet American Recovery Effort (CARE) and John McGrath, director of INSTALL, respectively.

Grand Prize Winner

Project: Franklin High School

Starnet Member: Lippert Tile Company, Inc.

Architect: Eppstein Uhen Architects

Starnet Preferred Vendors: Armstrong Commercial Flooring, Tarkett | Johnsonite, MAPEI - APAC, Tandus Centiva

People’s Choice Winner

Gold

Project: Max Bowl

Starnet Member: Quality Service Floor Covering 

Designer: Batsche Design, Inc.

Starnet Preferred Vendors: Tandus Centiva, ARDEX Americas, J+J Flooring Group, Roppe, Daltile

Silver Tie

Project: Akron Children’s Hospital NICU at St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital

Starnet Member: Ryan Carpet Sales and Service

Designer: the workshop arch+design, llc

Starnet Preferred Vendors: Armstrong Commercial Flooring, Tarkett | Johnsonite, Spray-Lock Premium Eco Adhesives, Henry Adhesives, ARDEX Americas

AND

Project: Joplin East Middle School

Starnet Member: Interior Surface Enterprises LLC

Architect: Hollis + Miller

Starnet Preferred Vendors: Armstrong Commercial Flooring, Roppe, Amtico, Tandus Centiva, MAPEI - APAC, Gerflor USA, Mohawk Commercial Carpets, Atlas Carpet Mills, Mannington Commercial Carpet

Corporate Winner

Gold

Project: Solarwinds

Starnet Member: Intertech Flooring

Designer: lauckgroup

Starnet Preferred Vendors: Mannington Commercial Carpet, Amtico, Tarkett | Johnsonite, Tandus Centiva, ARDEX Americas, MAPEI – APAC, Antron

Silver

Project: Woodward, Inc.

Starnet Member: Mr. David’s Flooring International, LLC

Architect: Ghafari

Starnet Preferred Vendors: Mohawk Commercial Carpets, Mannington Commercial Carpet

Bronze

Project: Woodruff Electric Cooperative

Starnet Member: Floors and More, Inc.

Designer: M+H Architects

Starnet Preferred Vendors: Altro Floors, ARDEX Americas, Armstrong Commercial Flooring, Daltile, Henry Adhesives, Tarkett | Johnsonite, Masland Contract Carpet, Spray-Lock Premium Eco Adhesives, Roppe, Antron

Hospitality Winner

Gold

Project: West Chicago Park District ARC Center

Starnet Member: Vortex Commercial Flooring

Designer: Edge Design, LLC.

Starnet Preferred Vendors: Tandus Centiva, Tarkett | Johnsonite, UFLOOR Systems, Antron

Silver

Project: Tobin Center for the Performing Arts

Starnet Member: Intertech Flooring

Designer: Marmon Mok

Starnet Preferred Vendors: Bentley, Tandus Centiva, Milliken Commercial, Karastan Contract Carpets, Bigelow Commercial Carpet, Armstrong Commercial Flooring, Tarkett | Johnsonite, ARDEX Americas, MAPEI - APAC, Antron

Bronze

Project: Aloft W Hotel

Starnet Member: J&J Interiors Inc.

Architect: Jonathan Nehmer + Associates, Inc.

Starnet Preferred Vendors: Milliken Hospitality, MATS, Inc., Tarkett | Johnsonite

Healthcare Winner

Gold

Project: 39 Rainbow Healthcare Facility

Member: Interior Surface Enterprises LLC

Designer: Pulse Design Group

Architect: Fletcher Firm

Starnet Preferred Vendors: Daltile, American Olean, MAPEI - APAC, Mannington Resilient Floors, Tandus Centiva, Tarkett Johnsonite, Armstrong Commercial Flooring, TEC Products, Mannington Commercial Carpet, Lees Carpets, Antron

Silver

Project: UC MOB - Mid Town

Starnet Member: AIC Contracting, Inc.

Architect: GBBN

Starnet Preferred Vendors: MAPEI - APAC, Armstrong Commercial Flooring, Tarkett | Johnsonite, Mohawk Commercial Carpets

Bronze

Project: Community Hospital Women’s Center

Starnet Member: Mr. David’s Flooring International, LLC

Architect: VOA

Starnet Preferred Vendors: Mannington Commercial Carpet, Tarkett | Johnsonite, MAPEI – APAC

Education

Gold

Project: Franklin High School

Starnet Member: Lippert Tile Company, Inc.

Architect: Eppstein Uhen Architects

Starnet Preferred Vendors: Armstrong Commercial Flooring, Tarkett | Johnsonite, MAPEI - APAC, Tandus Centiva

Silver

Project: George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum 

Starnet Member: Intertech Flooring

Architect/Designer: RAMSI - Robert A. M. Stern Interior Design

Starnet Preferred Vendors: Bentley, Atlas Carpet Mills, Roppe, Milliken Commercial, Antron

Bronze Tie 

North Greenville Elementary

Starnet Member: H.J. Martin & Son, Inc.

Architect: Blue Design Group LLC

Starnet Preferred Vendors: Armstrong, Daltile, Tarkett | Johnsonite, Chapco Adhesives, Henry Adhesives, MAPEI - APAC, TEC Products

AND

Miami University Armstrong Student Center

Starnet Member: AIC Contracting, Inc.

Architect/Designer: BHDP/William Rawn Assoc

Starnet Preferred Vendors: Tarkett | Johnsonite, Daltile, MAPEI - APAC, Mohawk Commercial Carpets, American Olean

Unique Installation Challenge Winner

Gold

Project: M&M’s World Times Square NYC

Member: RD Weis Companies

Designer: Mars Retail Group

Starnet Preferred Vendors: Tandus Centiva, Daltile, MAPEI - APAC, MATS, Inc., NeverStrip Floor Coatings, Roppe

Silver

Project: Max Bowl

Starnet Member: Quality Service Floor Covering 

Designer: Batsche Design, Inc.

Starnet Preferred Vendors: Tandus Centiva, ARDEX Americas, J+J Flooring Group, Roppe, Daltile

Bronze Tie

Project: Carnegie Hall Tower Renovation, New York, NY

Starnet Member: Consolidated Carpet

Architect: iu+bibliowicz

Starnet Preferred Vendors: Bentley, ECORE International, Roppe, Antron

AND

Project: Laurel Highlands High School

Starnet Member: DeGol Brothers

Starnet Preferred Vendor: Armstrong Commercial Flooring

Environmental Achievement Challenge Winner

Gold

Project: John F. Kennedy International Airport, International Arrivals/Customs - Terminal 1

Member: Lane’s Floor Coverings & Interiors, Inc.

Starnet Preferred Vendors: SelecTech, Inc., Tarkett | Johnsonite, Chapco Adhesives

Silver

Project: Environmental Protection Agency (E.P.A.), Dallas, TX

Starnet Member: Carpet Services, Inc.

Designer: Environmental Protection Agency

Starnet Preferred Vendors: Tandus Centiva, Tarkett | Johnsonite, ARDEX Americas