Antron Names Winners of Its Touch Award

Kennesaw, GA, May 6, 2019-At the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona, Invista, maker of Antron brand carpet fiber, presented the first place Antron Touch Award to Starnet member Sun Interiors for its Hancock Whitney Center project during the Starnet design award ceremony. 

A second place award was given to Image Flooring for its renovation of One Kansas City Place and a special recognition award was presented to M. Frank Higgins & Co. for its Yale Neonatal Intensive Care Unit project.

The Antron Touch Award winners are the result of a joint-partnership between Antron and Starnet, recognizing the use of performance-driven carpet choices in commercial applications. Entries are judged on the project’s outcome to meet the clients’ aesthetics, performance and sustainability goals.

Presenting the awards from Invista was Stacy Dobbs, senior manager, Antron business development & field team lead, and Denise Silbert, global marketing and North American business development director for the Antron brand.

First Place 

Hancock Whitney Center, New Orleans, Louisiana

Architect: Mathes Brierre Architects 

Starnet Member: Sun Interiors

Starnet Preferred Vendor: Mannington Commercial Carpet

Carpet: Fitzgerald, Raffia, Camus, Sahara, Orwell and a custom style all constructed of Antron fiber

Second Place 

Starnet Member: Image Flooring 

Starnet Preferred Vendor: Masland Contract (Dixie)

Carpet Style: Reflect and Radiate constructed of Antron Lumena by Masland Contract (The Dixie Group)

Judges for the awards were Lucy S. Nye, Manager Interiors, The University of Texas-MD Anderson Cancer Center; James W. O'Neill, AIA, founding principal, Inventure Design; and Steve Spencer, consultant, Spencer Consulting.

Pic: Hancock Whitney Center by Starnet Member, Sun Interiors