2016 Starnet Design Awards showcase creative commercial talent

The 18th annual Starnet Design Awards recently honored the best and brightest work in commercial flooring as one of the major highlights of Starnet Worldwide Commercial Flooring Partnership’s annual meeting held in April.

“The Design Awards allow us to come together and recognize talent and creativity,” said Jeanne Matson, president and CEO of Starnet. “This year’s winners demonstrate to the entire industry that outstanding flooring design and craftsmanship can achieve amazing results in the commercial market. The Design Awards also allow us to showcase the collaboration between our members, vendor partners and the A&D community. It’s a team effort that strengthens relation- ships and fosters innovation.”

Gold, silver and bronze prizes were awarded in six judged categories: health- care, corporate, education, hospitality/ public space, environmental achievement and unique installation. People’s Choice and grand prize categories were also recognized. Following are highlights from the gold winners in each category.


starnet_grand_prizeCategorty: Grand prize and corporate

Project: IMM TI, Boulder, Colo.

Starnet member: Resource Colorado

Starnet preferred vendors: ARDEX Americas, Armstrong Commercial Flooring, Daltile,

Milliken Commercial, Tarkett | Johnsonite


starnet_hospitalityCategory: Hospitality — public space

Project: HarborChase of Shorewood, Shorewood, Wis.

Starnet member: Mr. David’s Flooring International

Starnet preferred vendors: Antron, Daltile, Mannington, Mapei – APAC, Tandus Centiva,
Tarkett | Johnsonite


starnet_peoples_choiceCategory: People’s choice and healthcare

Project: Rush University Medical Center Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Chicago

Starnet member: Mr. David’s Flooring International

Starnet preferred vendors: Mannington, Tarkett | Johnsonite


starnet_environmental_achievementCategory: Environmental achievement

Project: Portland International Airport – Terminal Recarpet, Portland, Ore.

Starnet member: Rubenstein’s Contract Carpets

Starnet preferred vendors: Antron, Bentley, J+J Flooring Group, Tandus Centiva, Tarkett | Johnsonite, UFloor Systems


starnet_educationCategory: Education

Project: The New Jersey City University School of Business, Jersey City, N.J.

Starnet member: Consolidated Carpet

Starnet preferred vendors: CMP Specialty Products, J+J Flooring Group, Milliken Commercial, Roppe


starnet_unique_installationCategory: Unique installation

Project: Kennedy Space Center, Titusville, Fla.

Starnet member: Mr. David’s Flooring International

Starnet preferred vendors: Daltile, Mapei-APAC

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