• Patcraft introduces AdMix Encore

      Cartersville, Ga.—Patcraft is expanding the company’s collection of terrazzo visuals with its newest resilient product introduction, AdMix Encore, now available. Offered in 36″ and 12″ square tiles and 24 colors, AdMix Encore features homogeneous construction and a seamless moisture barrier. Products are designed to coordinate with Patcraft’s AdMix, extending the functionality of this successful product platform by incorporating bright colors for accents, wayfinding and branding options while fostering further flexibility in the creation of spaces.

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    • Senior living solves acoustic challenges with Ecore flooring

      Canton, N.C.— Lisa Leatherwood, MSN, RN and administrator of Silver Bluff Village, a family-owned and operated senior living community, sought to refresh the design of the corridors and nurses’ station in the main skilled nursing building, a long-term care facility serving more than 120 patients here. Her design challenges were to replace the carpet without creating a louder environment and specify a surface that was easier for the staff to

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    • Aspecta reorganizes sales team

      Norwalk, Conn.—Aspecta has promoted and made role changes in its sales organization. “We are implementing these changes to grow our business, provide our distributors with better service and achieve a more concentrated focus on our Aspecta commercial business,” said Harlan Stone, group CEO. Kies, managing director of Aspecta’s European branch—Aspecta B.V.—for the past three years, has been named the global CEO of Aspecta. “Marcel has done a remarkable job establishing

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    • Patcraft’s Tangible Hue energizes environment with colors, textures

      Cartersville, Ga.—Patcraft has introduced its latest carpet tile collection, Tangible Hue. Inspired by the appeal of creating bright, uplifting spaces, products are infused with color, offering designers, end users and facility managers a range of color palettes for impactful commercial design. Available in 24” x 24” tiles, patterns combine texture, light and energy to create playful and energetic spaces. “Studies show that color has a profound connection and impact to

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    • Patcraft’s CMYK features colorful, high-performing resilient tile

      Cartersville, Ga.—Patcraft has launched its latest colorful resilient tile collection, CMYK. This visually textured LVT tile features a smooth, high-performance surface that furthers Patcraft’s mission to help designers transform spaces within the built environment. Available in 12” x 24” tiles, CMYK is offered in a range of 24 vibrant colors and versatile neutrals tones to support branding, wayfinding, color blocking and mixing vision. “CMYK directly responds to a growing demand

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    • IIDA names Patricia Rotondo as 2018 Member of the Year

      Chicago—IIDA has named Patricia Rotondo, IIDA, as the 2018 Member of the Year. The IIDA Member of the Year award recognizes and honors an IIDA member who has demonstrated outstanding volunteer service through commitment, passion, professionalism and devotion to assisting IIDA as it advances the interior design profession. “With boundless enthusiasm, Patricia is dedicated to creating a truly global design community that allows everyone to reach the highest levels of design

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    • CID Awards recognize superior work in tile, stone

      Atlanta—Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards has selected 10 outstanding tile and stone projects as winners. This award honors exceptional design and installation of tile and stone in the categories of Residential Stone, Residential Tile, Commercial Stone and Commercial Tile. An esteemed panel of prominent editors, top designers and industry professionals evaluated submissions based on execution, original usage and overall design and purpose, and gave distinct recognition to those projects

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    • Durkan’s Crafted Convergence receives IIDA/HD Expo Product Design award

      Calhoun, Ga.—The Crafted Convergence carpet collection from Durkan, the hospitality brand of Mohawk Group, has been recognized with the IIDA/HD Expo Product Design Award in the flooring category for carpet and rugs. The prestigious honor was presented last week on site in Las Vegas at HD Expo, the premier trade show and conference for hospitality design professionals. For more than two decades, the IIDA/HD Expo Product Design Awards program has

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    • Ecore CEO Dodge named ISRI director, Tire Chapter chairman

      Lancaster, Pa.—Arthur Dodge, III, CEO and president of Ecore International, has been elected director of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) and chairman of its Tire Chapter. ISRI, a nonprofit trade association consisting of more than 1,600 private and public for-profit companies, promotes public awareness of the value and importance of recycling in the production of goods and services worldwide. As director, Dodge will participate in national policy discussions related to recycling

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    • Crossville collections installed in smart home for wounded veteran

      Crossville, Tenn.—As the exclusive tile supplier for the Gary Sinise Foundation’s R.I.S.E. (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment) program, Crossville contributed all the tile for the specially adapted smart home for U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) tech Taylor Morris and his family. The house was dedicated in a ceremony on April 5 in Iowa. “It’s exciting to know a deserving wounded warrior and his family are enjoying the comforts of a

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