Tarkett Launches Competition for A&D

Chagrin Falls, Ohio, June 19, 2013—Tarkett is inviting architects and designers to participate in its video contest, “Looking Back, Stepping Forward.”

The competition challenges entrants to reflect on buildings and interior spaces that inspire them and address, in a two-minute video, the impact the building or space has had on their creativity and given the chance, how they might renovate or refresh it for the future. 
 


The contest is now open for submissions. Entries will be accepted until September 3, 2013.

A jury of industry media, architects and designers will evaluate the videos based on their creativity, originality and production as well as how responses resonate with the audience.

Winning videos will be announced in November 2013 and posted on the contest website. Winning architects and or designers will receive cash prizes totaling $1,750, including $1,000 for the first place video. 
 


Architects and designers interested in participating can visit www.tarkettna.com/videocontest to learn more about the competition and submit a video. 
 



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