Floor Focus Announces Vision Design Award Winners

Chattanooga, TN, April 8, 2015 -- Floor Focus is honored to announce the winners of the sixth annual Vision Design Awards. The competition was created to celebrate the dynamic integration of flooring and architecture, and this year's winners offer stellar examples of how flooring plays a key role in great design.

Architects and designers entered recent projects in five categories: Corporate, Education, Healthcare, Retail and Hospitality. This year's winners are:

Grand Prize and Hospitality Winner
Project: The New York Palace, a hotel in New York City
Design Firm: Champalimaud, NYC, NY

Corporate Winner
Project: Follett Headquarters in Westchester, IL
Design Firm: CannonDesign, Chicago, IL

Education Winner
Project: BZAEDS Innovation Lab in Chicago, IL
Design Firm: Eckenhoff Saunders Architects/Wonder by Design, Chicago, IL

Healthcare Winner
Project: WellStar Pediatric Center in Kennesaw, GA
Design Firm: CDH Partners, Marietta, GA

Retail Winner
Project: Denver Broncos Team Store in Dove Valley, CO
Design Firm: Sink Combs Dethlefs, Denver CO

Corporate Honorable Mention
Project: MassMutual RS Group
Design Firm: Tecton Architects

Hospitality Honorable Mention
Project: Miami International Airport Hotel
Design Firm: Heery International and Miami Dade County Aviation Dept. - Interiors

Education Honorable Mention
Project: College of DuPage Naperville Regional Center
Design Firm: Edge Design

Healthcare Honorable Mention
Project: The Baystate Children's Specialty Center
Design Firm: Steffian Bradley Architects

Retail Honorable Mention
Project: The Market Place Community Center
Design Firm: Robinson Hill Architecture

The contest is sponsored by Floor Focus, Bentley Mills, Tandus 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. Floor Focus applauds these sponsors in their support of the concept of blind judging, ensuring that the contest awards and celebrates design for design's sake. 

Entries for next year's awards will be accepted beginning in January 2016.