The 2010 Wood Floor of the Year Contest drew nearly 100 entries from six countries, including the United States, Canada, Latvia, Egypt, Finland and Russia. All entries in the competition featured flooring installations completed between January 2009 and January 2010.
Best Restoration and Members' Choice awards -Universal Floors of Washington, D.C., for a 13,000 sq. ft. job that included 4,800 sq. ft. of parquet in red oak, maple, American walnut and cork.
Honorable mentions (Best CNC/Laser Cut) went to: John Yarema, Oakland, Mich., for a 8,500 sq. ft. installation comprising 200 linear feet of quarter sawn walnut in a herringbone pattern, set off with a stone border; and Yantarnaya Pryad Parquet of Khimki, Russia, for an installation that includes maple, walnut, wenge and teak.