Contributing editor Ken Nisch spotlights how his firm, JGA, incorporated flooring to reinforce Sleep Number’s brand in the design of their Easton Gateway store by using Florim’s wood-look porcelain and Mohawk’s Zip It carpet tile.
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Editor Jessica Chevalier highlights ICC Floors, a diversified company dedicated to building a culture that attracts young job seekers with its fun work environment that supports a relationship-based approach with customers.
Contributing editor Paul Friederichsen reviews how using local marketing strategies can keep companies relevant through tactics that reinforce word-of-mouth recommendations by building relationships with customers and utilizing brand ambassadors.
Modular Carpet Report: Rewriting the script on sector-specific and product-specific plans - Feb 2019
Editor Beth Miller highlights the new trends in modular carpet, such as the coordination of carpet tile with matching hard surfaces, that are blurring the lines between the sectors that have traditionally incorporated broadloom into their design.
Color Forecast 2019: Three reports from experts in color and design paint a picture of 2019 - Feb 2019
Contributing editors David Oakey, Cindi Oakey, Holly Lester and Ruthanne Hanlon cover how technology and Gen Z will influence the next wave of colors used in design. Neutral and earthy tones will accent new counterculture and gender-neutral spaces.
Executive editor Darius Helm highlights the current LVT products on the market, including the producers affected by the new 10% tariffs on Chinese goods. China has handled these tariffs with ease, but the threat of a 25% tariff could change things.
Senior Living Report: As perceptions on aging change, so do the facilities that serve aging - Feb 2019
Editor Jessica Chevalier covers how the dynamic between Baby Boomers and the Silent Generation currently occupying nursing homes has caused senior living design to move away from hospice setups in exchange for residential-oriented layouts.
Domotex USA: Around Town: Atlanta hosts a variety of entertainment, lodging and travel options - Feb 2019
Publisher Kemp Harr spotlights the upcoming inaugural Domotex USA show taking place in Atlanta, Georgia, including the best mode of transportation to and from the event, dining options and possible site seeing opportunities around downtown Atlanta.
Publisher Kemp Harr reviews the trends that appeared at Domotex Germany 2019, such as fabric floors with denim/woven vinyl wear surfaces, increased area rug sales and exhibitors using VR and digital visualization tools to promote their products.
Focus On Leadership: Paul De Cock plans to bring fresh energy to Mohawk’s flooring business - Feb 2019
Publisher Kemp Harr interviews Paul De Cock about moving with his family to the U.S. after being named the new president of Mohawk Flooring North America in November, as well as the differences between running a business in the U.S. vs. Europe.