The Flooring Contractor: Vol. 11, № 1 (Fall 2015)


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ON THE COVER:

A community with a dream for a better future joined together with a team of devoted and equally inspired designers, builders and project managers to build the sprawling one story ARC Center in West Chicago, IL. Vortex Commercial Flooring won the Starnet Design Awards Gold in Hospitality/Public Space for the work done on this project. With the help of UZIN substrate product systems, Vortex was able to create these exceptional floors that will last for years.

Building Stone Magazine: Vol. 37, № 4 (Fall 2015)


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ON THE COVER:

Northwestern University recently restored its Charles Deering Library which still powerfully evokes the character of a traditional collegiate building. The project involved restoring the 1,800-square-foot west entrance and creating a new way for students to access the building. School officials enlisted the expertise of a highly trained team of professionals, including an architectural team from HBRA Architects in Chicago, IL, who led the overall design process. The exterior walls are constructed of Wisconsin Lannon Stone. Photo by Mark Ballogg. Story begins on page 10.

TILE Magazine: Vol. 12, № 5 (September / October 2015)


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On the cover:

Cersaie, scheduled from September 28 to October 2, 2015, at the Bologna Exhibition Center in Bologna, Italy, will be a showcase of numerous new product introductions. From the increasingly popular wood-look tile collections to tile that resembles stone and concrete, these new products are making bold statements in today's designs. The Limestone collection by Italian manufacturer Ergon will be one among many of the latest innovations on display. To get a glimpse of more new product lines that will be exhibited at Cersaie, turn to page 42.

Builder Magazine: Vol. 38, № 9 (September 2015)


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Features:

2015 Builder's Choice & Custom Home Design Awards:
A focus on craftsmanship and attention to detail won over this year's jury, and it shows in the thoughtful designs of this year's winners, which range from a multifamily hipster paradise in San diego to a traditional artist's studio in rhode island.

Lean In:
This year's Wm S. marvin Hall of Fame for design excellence award honorees share the rare ability to translate home buyers' wants into beautiful homes and communities.

Commercial Flooring Report: Vol. 84, № 1 (Luxury Vinyl Tile, Plank and Vinyl Flooring Materials)


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Luxury vinyl tile and plank flooring is among the hottest flooring products in the market today and the use of this product is growing exponentially in the commercial market. These products are cannibalizing share from sheet vinyl and vinyl tile as well but we'll talk about them all since they are such a significant part of the commercial flooring market. There's no question these products make a beautiful floor but there are some things you should know about them to ensure you don't have a problem with them.

Floor Trends Magazine: Vol. 17, № 9 (September 2015)


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ON THE COVER:

There was a time when reclaimed wood floors were only available to luxury, high-end customers, as well as coming in styles that pretty much highlighted the distressed nature of the product. Not so today, as companies such as Goodwin Co. are offering a variety of styles and finishes that are helping to make this type of product affordable to more people as well as giving specialty dealers the ability to differentiate themselves from the boxes and mass merchants.