Contributing editor Florica Bates examines how carpet tile from Bentley Mills and Interface helped bring character and personality into the design of the corporate offices of video game developer Sucker Punch Productions in Bellevue, Washington.
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Editor Jessica Chevalier talks with Donna and Jim Mudd, owners of Sam Kinnaird’s Flooring in Kentucky, about life in the flooring business over the last three decades and how Donna’s background as a teacher has come into play in her leadership role.
Contributing editor Paul Friederichsen talks about how businesses can achieve a higher level of success by building a brand through advertising, engagement with consumers, and understanding the strengths and weaknesses of competitors in the market.
Contributing editor Michael Martin, president of the National Wood Flooring Association, takes a look at wood flooring options that can be used in commercial environments and elements that companies should consider before picking out a new floor.
Contributing editor Sandy Smith discusses the dramatically changing workplace landscape in America and how progressive businesses and their leaders are adapting and adjusting their cultures to match the current expectations of those who work there.
Flooring Forensices: LVT flooring failures and what to be on looking for when considering vinyl - Dec 2019
Contributing editor Lew Migliore talks about flooring failures that can arise due to poor installation or quality control issues during the manufacturing process and what consumers should be on the lookout for when considering luxury vinyl products.
Executive editor Darius Helm and editor Beth Miller talk with flooring retailers who seem optimistic the year will end strong despite a sluggish start on the residential remodel end, and also offer highlights from dealers, home centers and chains.
Editor Jessica Chevalier examines the booming hospitality industry and how hotels across the country are changing their look and feel by examining the behaviors and preferences of their guests and picking flooring that meets their ever-changing needs.
Brand Report 2019: Flooring manufacturers discuss the evolution of branding and the role brands play in the buying process – Nov 2019
Editor Beth Miller talks with six marketing experts from the industry’s top residential manufacturers about strategies around brand development, new tools of the trade and the role the Internet is playing in decision-making around advertising today.
Cersaie 2019: Cersaie, the largest tile expo in the world, showcases new styles and new applications – Nov 2019
Publisher Kemp Harr returns from Italy to discuss this year’s tile show, which took place in September amid record-setting attendance, the big trends that were on display and how tile is fighting back against LVT in the flooring market, here and abroad.