Starnet Honors Design Awards Winners

Darien, CT, May 8, 2013 -- — Starnet Worldwide Commercial Flooring recently honored 14 members in the 13th Annual Starnet Design Awards.

The awards process was moved entirely online this year through a dedicated website to facilitate the entry and voting process and to host a full gallery of projects.

Several first time winners took home the coveted Crystal Award, including Floors by Beckers who earned the Grand Prize. This entry, the LaSalle Plaza Office Tower Skyway, won gold in the Hospitality/Public Space category.

All winners are as follows:

GRAND PRIZE
LaSalle Plaza Office Tower Skyway, Minneapolis, MN
Starnet Member: Floors by Beckers
Preferred Vendor(s): Tandus

CORPORATE
Gold:     Aegis Media, New York, NY
Starnet Member: Consolidated Carpet
Preferred Vendor(s): Bentley Prince Street, FreeAxez

Silver:    Bostik, Inc., Wauwatosa, WI
Starnet Member: Lippert Tile Company, Inc
Preferred Vendor(s): Tandus, Lees, Mannington, Armstrong, Johnsonite

Bronze: Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, New York, NY
Starnet Member: Consolidated Carpet
Preferred Vendor(s): Bentley Prince Street

HOSPITALITY
Gold:     LaSalle Plaza Office Tower Skyway, Minneapolis, MN
Starnet Member: Floors by Beckers
Preferred Vendor(s): Tandus

Silver:    Savor - Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, Niagara Falls, NY
Starnet Member: Heritage Contract Flooring
Preferred Vendor(s): Tandus, Ardex

Bronze:    Flint Hills Discovery Center, Manhattan, KS
Starnet Member: Image Flooring LLC
Preferred Vendor(s): Armstrong, Lees

HEALTHCARE
Gold:     Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Starnet Member: Mr. David’s Flooring International, Ltd.
Preferred Vendor(s): Ardex, Armstrong, Atlas, Johnsonite, Mannington, MATS, Inc., Roppe, Tandus

Silver:    Northwestern Memorial Hospital Lakeview Medical Office Building, Chicago, IL
Starnet Member: Mr. David’s Flooring International, Ltd.
Preferred Vendor(s): Johnsonite, Bentley Prince Street, Tandus, MAPEI, Daltile, Tarkett/Azrock
 
Bronze: Kaiser Bellflower Pediatrics Relocation, Bellflower, CA
Starnet Member: JJJ Floor Covering
Preferred Vendor(s): Armstrong, Johnsonite, Ardex, Tandus

EDUCATION
Gold:     Packer Collegiate Institute, Brooklyn Heights, NY
Starnet Member: Lane's Floor Coverings & Interiors, Inc.
Preferred Vendor(s): Atlas, Durkan, Johnsonite/Tarkett, Tarkett/Azrock

Silver:    Loyola University Chicago - Mundelein Center Newhart Theatre, Chicago, IL
Starnet Member: Mr. David’s Flooring International, Ltd.
Preferred Vendor(s): MAPEI, Johnsonite, Tandus

Bronze: College of DuPage - Student Resource Center South, Glen Ellyn, IL
Starnet Member: Vortex Commercial Flooring
Preferred Vendor(s): Tandus, Roppe

RETAIL
Gold:    Puma North America Headquarters, Boston, MA
Starnet Member: Allegheny Contract Flooring
Preferred Vendor(s): MATS, Inc., Armstrong, Johnsonite

UNIQUE INSTALLATION CHALLENGE
Gold: Kaiser Bellflower Pediatrics Relocation, Bellflower, CA
Starnet Member: JJJ Floor Covering
Preferred Vendor(s): Armstrong, Johnsonite, Ardex, Tandus

Silver: LaSalle Plaza Office Tower Skyway, Minneapolis, MN
Starnet Member: Floors by Beckers
Preferred Vendor(s): Tandus

Bronze: Bostik, Inc., Wauwatosa, WI
Starnet Member: Lippert Tile Company, Inc
Preferred Vendor(s): Tandus, Lees, Mannington, Armstrong, Johnsonite

ENVIRONMENTAL ACHIEVEMENT
Gold:Berkshire School: Bellas/Dixon Math and Science Center, Sheffield, MA
Starnet Member: M. Frank Higgins & Co., Inc.
Preferred Vendor(s): Atlas, Armstrong, Daltile, MATS, Inc.

Silver: Memorial Care, Los Alamitos, CA
Starnet Member: Universal Metro
Preferred Vendor(s): Armstrong, Ardex, Daltile, Johnsonite, Henry Adhesives, Flexco

Bronze:    Puma North America Headquarters, Boston, MA
Starnet Member: Allegheny Contract Flooring
Preferred Vendor(s): MATS, Inc., Armstrong, Johnsonite

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS
Gold:     Bostik, Inc., Wauwatosa, WI
Starnet Member: Lippert Tile Company, Inc
Preferred Vendor(s): Tandus, Lees, Mannington, Armstrong, Johnsonite

Silver: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, Erlanger, KY
Starnet Member: AIC Contracting, Inc.
Preferred Vendor(s): Tandus, Johnsonite

Bronze: Swinomish Lodge, Anacortes, WA
Starnet Member: Rubenstein's Contract Carpets LLC
Preferred Vendor(s): Milliken, Daltile, CMP Specialty Products, Sponge Cushion, Johnsonite, Armstrong, American Olean, MAPEI



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