On the Cover
The cover shows a feature wall and dividers made from Aristech Surfaces' Amber Glass colored STUDIO Collection(R) Architectural Design Resin material. With a naturally impermeable proprietary resin blend that does not support microbial growth, the color palette is a one of a kind, handcrafted collection that provides the aesthetic desired, with all the performance needs required. This formulated durable surface has a unique combination of opaque and translucent polymers to build a depth in the surface and provides an array of endless patterns. Utilizing the expertise of the compan's certified fabricator network, soft matte, subtle satin or sultry, rich high-gloss finishes can be achieved with any of the distinct designs.
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Our timeline of wood flooring history begins on page 38. Cover photos and illustration (clockwise from top right) courtesy of: Peachey Hardwood Flooring, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Sunwest Hardwood Floors, Shutterstock, and Garrage Family Floor Sanding.
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On the cover: The Samsung Solutions Center in Washington, D.C., designed by IBI Group, immerses visitors in its emerging technology, showcasing the company's investment in virtual and augmented reality product development, and providing a glimpse into the future.
Images courtesy of Ben Rahn, A-Frame Studio