The annual Best of NeoCon awards, presented by Contract magazine, highlight innovative products within the commercial design sector. NeoCon50 had approximately 376 entries in its 41 product categories, including Broadloom and Modular Carpet, Carpet Fiber, and Hard-Surface and Healthcare Flooring. Of the 85 awarded products, 10 were floor coverings. Here are the winning products in the flooring industry.
Posted: June 20, 2018
The Coverings 2018 Installation Design Showcase featured a live installation exhibit of “tiny homes” designed by renowned designers and installed by National Tile Contractors Association five-star contractors.
Posted: July 13, 2018
In its 50th year, NeoCon continues to serve as the commercial design industry’s launch pad for innovation. Returning to Chicago’s historic Mart June 11 through 13, this year’s show promises thousands of new products from leading manufactures and emerging companies, as well as world-class programming including panel-led discussions, talks and keynotes that will reflect on innovations in the contract industry, and discuss the infinite possibilities for the future of commercial design. As you prepare for NeoCon, here’s a sneak peek of what you can expect to see at the show.
Posted: June 5, 2018
Coverings is just around the corner, and Ceramics of Italy is excited to highlight collections from members that will be exhibiting at the event.
Posted: April 25, 2018
The International Surface Event (TISE) showcased the industry’s leading trends and products on its grand stage. The expansive show floor featured flooring products and technologies that are leading the way in innovation and design. While there were many things that caught our eyes, here are some examples of the top trends represented at the show.
Posted: March 2, 2018
Everything and the kitchen sink too on the TISE 2018 showroom floor.
Posted: February 5, 2018
The International Surface Event (TISE), held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas January 29 to February 1, is the largest North American event serving the floor covering, stone and tile industries. TISE comprises SURFACES, StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas and Tile Expo. Together, these three tradeshows offer new products, hands-on demos, inspiring trends, education and networking.
Here’s a small sampling of the new products you’ll see at this year’s show.
Posted January 23, 2018
More than 60 vendors rang in the first week of the new year at the Southeast Flooring Market, held at the Cobb Galleria Centre, January 3-4. Hundreds of flooring buyers from the region came to check out 2018 introductions and network with their local sales representatives. Mohawk and Shaw exhibited in their own spaces, kicking off a month of regional shows for the manufacturers.
Posted: Jan. 8, 2018
With four keynotes, more than 25 CEUs, and over 150 exhibitors, NeoCon East, held Nov. 15-16 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, treated the East Coast design community to two productive days of programming, networking, and products.
Exhibiting companies gained valuable direct contact with key architects, designers and major corporate and government end users, while attending professionals gained insight and access to the latest ideas and innovations in the industry. Many exhibitors have already reported strong project leads and business opportunities, according to show organizers.
Posted: Nov. 21, 2017
Bostik, producer of specialty adhesives and installation systems for building construction, and Artaic Innovative Mosaic, designer and producer of custom tilework, staged a free design workshop for the architecture and design community at Manhattan’s Microsoft Store on March 23.
The evening featured a hands-on tutorial of Artaic’s software, “Tylist,” which drives robots to assemble mosaics. The attendees also learned about the benefits of Bostik’s proprietary Dimension RapidCure glass-filled, pre-mixed, grout that is specified by Artaic. Guests participated in a design competition, and the winner, David Kim, won a Microsoft Surface Pro Tablet.