Editor Jessica Chevalier covers the current corporate sector preference toward interior designs that bring comfort and wellness to the workplace. Employees who feel at home in their work setting tend to feel a sense of commitment to their company.
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Executive editor Darius Helm reviews the noteworthy trends and businesses that made appearances at the 2018 Surfaces show. Just about every large multi-category flooring producer had a rigid LVT in a range of WPC and SPC formats to offer.
Editor Beth Miller covers the developments in tufting, fiber and backing technologies the broadloom category has made over the last decade to compete with hard surfaces. Despite revenues declining, carpet remains the largest flooring category.
The State of Single-Family Building: Contractors discuss the single-family builder market - Mar 2018
Contributing editor Jay Smith asks Steve Chesin, CEO and president of Carpets N More, Matt Routzon, COO of Guy's Floor Service, and Greg Kenith, president and CEO of Flooring Design group, their thoughts on issues affecting single-family building.
Executive editor Darius Helm discusses the new trends that have risen from the decade-old collapse of the single-family new home market. Builders increasingly lean toward LVT and rigid LVT, while hardwood's long-term outlook is more mixed.
Publisher Kemp Harr weighs in on the school shooting in Florida as well as the rapid change of pace in technology our sense of law and reason must catch up to. Similarly, flooring business leaders should always factor in morals when making decisions.
Publisher Kemp Harr interviews Rika Shah, founder of MS International, to discuss how she balances family with business. Shah views the value system she expects her employees to contribute to MSI's business culture as a major part of her success.
Jeff Knoll, senior associate design director at Ted Moudis Associates, details his firm's design of AlphaSights. Interface's Verde Primavera carpet tile and Provenza Floor's Studio Modemo oak hardwood were used to create a sense of nature and warmth.
Editor Jessica Chevalier covers how a small Persian rug shop started by Michael Essis in 1942 went on to become a full-line flooring retail store with six different locations. Essis & Sons is now run by two of his sons who carry on his values.
Contributing editor Sam Allman covers how being knowledgeable and keen toward fact can keep would-be entrepreneurs from closing the doors to their new businesses. Becoming mindful of one's thinking process is key to successfully running a business.