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Bostik unveils winner of Hardwood Flooring Design Contest

Bostik_Wood_Competition_Winning_Design_2Wauwatosa, Wis.—Bostik has named Jennifer Sheets, interior designer at Studio R Interiors based in Colorado, the winner of its Signature Spaces design competition: The Art of Hardwood Flooring Design Contest.

Sheets’ winning design will be installed this month in a new steakhouse within Las Vegas’ new Park MGM Resort, currently under development by MGM Resorts International and Sydell Group. Additionally, she will receive a trip for two to Paris, France, courtesy of Bostik.

“My concept for the Bostik’s Signature Spaces Contest was inspired by the Art Noir movement; interlocking geometric shapes and stylized symmetry which was specified in the contest guidelines as a prerequisite of the project,” Sheets explained. “The pattern depicts an array of interchanging shapes that harmoniously fit within a symmetrical medallion. I created my ‘Array’ design to complement, as well as enhance, the herringbone featured floors throughout the main restaurant space.”

For the competition, Bostik partnered with the National Wood Flooring Association, MGM Resorts International, Oshkosh Designs and Eagle Bay Hardwood Flooring.
Oshkosh Designs, Wisconsin-based firm which crafts exquisite hardwood medallions, wood floor borders and designer parquet flooring, completed transforming Sheet’s winning design into a “ready-for-installation reality.” Eagle Bay Hardwood Flooring was selected to provide wood flooring material for the remainder of the restaurant to complement the lobby work of Oshkosh Designs.

The entire restaurant’s flooring will be installed with Bostik materials, including Ultra-Set SingleStep2, premium high-performance adhesive, moisture control and sound reduction membrane. MasterCraft Floors, the commercial flooring installation firm, known for delivering complex and visually stimulating projects throughout Las Vegas, will be in charge of the restaurant’s floor installation.


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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.”