Floor Focus Vision Design Award Winners Announced

Chattanooga, TN, April 8, 2014 -- We are honored to announce the winners of the fifth annual Vision Design Awards. This award was created to celebrate the dynamic integration of flooring and architecture, and this year's winners offer shining examples of how flooring plays a key role in setting the stage for great design.

Architects and designers entered current projects in five categories: Corporate, Education, Healthcare, Retail and Hospitality. A winner and honorable mention are selected within each category, with one category winner receiving the overall grand prize. This year's winners are:

Grand Prize/Corporate:
United Talent Agency in Beverly Hills, CA
Rottet Studio, Houston, TX

Honorable Mention - Corporate:
NPR in Washington, DC
Hickok Cole Architects - Washington, DC

Winner - Education:
Vernon Social on Trinity College Campus in Hartford, CT
Tecton Architects - Hartford, CT

Honorable Mention - Education:
Student Cultural Center Remodel, Univ. of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN
Studio Hive, Inc. - Minneapolis, MN

Winner - Healthcare:
CT Children's Medical Center - Ambulatory Surgery Center in Farmington, CT
DAI Architect - Boston, MA

Honorable Mention - Healthcare:
DMH Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital in Worcester, MA
Mohar Design, LLC - Acton, MA

Winner - Retail:
Cinq Sens in Quebec City
Ruscio Studio - Montreal, Canada

Honorable Mention - Retail:
Crayola Experience Retail Store in Easton, PA
Reztark Design Studio - Cincinnati, OH

Winner - Hospitality
Greenhouse Market in Dallas, TX
Buchannan Architecture - Dallas, TX

Honorable Mention - Hospitality:
Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, NE
DLR Group - Omaha, NE

The contest is sponsored by Floor Focus, Bentley Mills, Centiva, Crossville Tile and Johnsonite. All product and firm names are stripped from the entries prior to judging so that judging is free of preference and prejudice, like judged against like. We applaud these sponsors in their support of the concept of blind judging, ensuring that this contest awards and celebrates design for design's sake. 

For more information and photos from the winning projects go to www.visiondesignawards.com  Information for the 2015 Vision Design Awards will be available November 2014.



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