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In Style: From fashion to flooring

October 23/30, 2017: Volume 32, Issue 10

By Reginald Tucker


You’ve heard it time and time again: “We’re not in the flooring business; we’re in the fashion business.” Whether we consciously realize this, it seems to play itself out not only in the development of various flooring products that aim to reflect current or impending style trends but also how flooring designs are influenced by broader trends across the home furnishings spectrum.

FCNews reached out to several design professionals, manufacturer stylists and other experts to help illustrate the connection between flooring and fashion.

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Bostik sponsors book-signing event in Toronto

screen-shot-2016-10-10-at-2-37-43-pmWauwatosa, Wis.—Bostik sponsored a book-signing in Toronto on Sept. 28. At the event architect and interior designer Dee Dee Eustace Taylor, principal of Taylor Hannah Architect, unveiled her new book, “Dee Dee Rules: NYC Life, Love and Design.” In it, the author shares 365 design rules as she journals her life over the course of a year living in New York City. With over 75 images of Dee Dee’s architecture/interior design projects, the book balances the topics of life, love and design, while inspiring readers endlessly to “love designing your life.”

“We were pleased to sponsor the event,” said Scott Banda, director of marketing and business development, Bostik. “Dee Dee’s firm not only regularly specifies Bostik products…she was our at-show spokesperson both at HD Expo in Las Vegas and the AIA Convention in Philadelphia. She is currently helping us better address a genre she knows so well: the North American Architectural & Design Community.”

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Architect Jim Weiner awarded inaugural LEED Fellow Designation

LOS ANGELES— Architect Jim Weiner, AIA, a pioneering leader in the green building movement, has been named to the inaugural class of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Efficiency Design) Fellows, a small group of the global green-building industry’s most accomplished innovators. Continue reading Architect Jim Weiner awarded inaugural LEED Fellow Designation