With shows and events canceled in the past year, it’s been harder than ever for flooring business professionals to market their products. Contributing editor Paul Friederichsen talks about ways those businesses can refocus strategies in hard times.
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With flooring installation failures on the rise, contributing editor Lew Migliore explains the importance of understanding underlayments, both their materials and chemistry, and how flooring installers can avoid costly pitfalls in the future.
The Top 250 Design Survey: The A&D community weighs in on the state of interior design and the commercial flooring business - Oct 2020
Executive editor Darius Helm provides a detailed look at what members of the architecture and design community have to say about where the flooring industry currently is, how far it’s come over the year and where it should be headed.
In this report, editor Jessica Chevalier explores the current landscape of the hardwood industry, the challenges it faces against the rise of LVT and how the shelter-in-place lifestyle of the past year might bode well for this category’s business.
Success for distributors over the years has relied on their ability to be reactive to change, and amid the Covid pandemic, the message has never been more clear. Learn how they are adjusting their strategies and what they say are key considerations.
Acute Care Amid Covid-19: Flooring must provide a state atop which healthcare may transform - Oct 2020
Flooring in the acute care sector, where functionality and adaptability are key, has taken center stage as the world grapples with the ongoing effects of the pandemic. Manufacturers can benefit by understanding immediate needs and lasting impacts.
The Dixie Group celebrates its centennial birthday this year, and editor Meg Scarbrough takes a look back at how people, products and timing helped a hosiery yarn maker in Tennessee become one of the leading carpet manufacturers in the country.
The flooring world lost two titans, whose personalities and attitude helped shape the industry into what it is today: Peter Spirer and David Kolb. This month, Publisher Kemp Harr looks back on the legacies and contributions over the years.
Focus on Leadership: Designer Primo Orpilla looks back on his nearly three decades in design - Oct 2020
Primo Orpilla, co-founder and principal of Studio O+A in San Francisco, has spent his career designing workplaces for some of the world’s largest brands. He shares his thoughts on leadership, design and living a purposeful and fulfilling life.
Designer Katie Sheppard with MA+ Architecture takes us through a special project in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, where Positive Tomorrows is aiming to give homeless children hope by reducing barriers that keep them in the cycle of poverty.