Globus Cork Sponsoring Design Competition

New York, NY, Feb. 17, 2014 -- Globus Cork is sponsoring a competition for design and architecture students in the New York region called

Students and student groups can submit cork flooring design concepts online to a judging committee that will select design finalists and a winner.

The winner will receive a $1,500 cash prize and publication of their winning design through press releases and various media outlets and websites.

Globus says it manufactures more than 2,800 variations of cork tiles. The winning floor will be created and photographed by Globus Cork and will be donated,including installation, to a non-profit community center in New York City.