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Recent Floor Focus Magazine feature articles in chronological order with a 60 day delay. Use the search bar at the top to find specific articles or content. To subscribe or order back issues online, use the Subscribe link under the Floor Focus tab in the menu bar. Contact us if you need information on reprints.

Top 250 Design Survey 2008 - October 2008

Top 250 Design Survey 2008 - October 2008

While 2008 has been another growth year in the commercial market, this year’s survey of top designers seems to indicate a more cautious and thoughtful approach and a more conservative aesthetic.

Hardwood Update 2008 - October 2008

Hardwood Update 2008 - October 2008

Sales of hardwood flooring, which consumers list as their number one flooring of choice, are still having a tough go of it this year after last year’s 12.9% slide.

Designer Forum - October 2008

Designer Forum - October 2008

A constant influx of new flooring materials, patterns, and colors are introduced to the market each year, giving designers and architects seemingly endless possibilities for their projects.

Best Practices - October 2008

Best Practices - October 2008

Three years ago, Gill Veilleux, owner of Floor Systems, made a choice to expand his successful operation by building a 28,000 square foot facility in Lisbon, Maine.

Wood Cuts - October 2008

Wood Cuts - October 2008

Water and wood are not exactly enemies, but if you’re going to sell wood flooring responsibly, you need to be able to educate your customers about some basic facts related to moisture and how it can affect wood flooring.

Monetary Wisdom - October 2008

Monetary Wisdom - October 2008

Developing and managing banking relationships are critical to the success of every small business. The banking process is often misunderstood.

Manufacturers Go Green - August/September 08

Manufacturers Go Green - August/September 08

It’s been about a decade since the carpet industry started incorporating sustainable concepts into manufacturing models. More recently, manufacturers in other flooring categories have been following suit.