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NeoCon 2012: carpet mills showcase design and innovation

Chicago—More than 700 manufacturers showcased an array of products and resources here as NeoCon boasted three days of innovations and resources for commercial interiors.

In usual fashion, the flooring industry did not disappoint the nearly 41,000 design professionals who attended this year’s show, as manufacturers from all categories of the commercial industry debuted the latest and greatest in products and services. Continue reading NeoCon 2012: carpet mills showcase design and innovation

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NeoCon 2012: Exhibitors see quality, optimism in attendees

Chicago—Against the backdrop of an inconsistently recovering commercial market, Neo-Con 2012 attracted nearly 41,000 design professionals. But that number was only a small part of the story. Just about every exhibitor with whom FCNews spoke extolled the quality of attendee at the country’s largest contract furnishings market.

This was particularly illustrated in the carpet showrooms, many of which boasted overflowing crowds throughout the first two days. Continuing the trend from last year, architects and designers were doing more than just browsing and executives were happy with the increasing number of projects in the works. Continue reading NeoCon 2012: Exhibitors see quality, optimism in attendees

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Tandus wins NeoCon gold with Needle Tech collection

Dalton — Tandus Flooring’s NeoCon showroom was booming over the past few days and the event kicked off on a fantastic note with Best of NeoCon Gold in Broadloom for the innovative Needle Tech Collection. This award-winning collection grabbed the attention of NeoCon attendees throughout the three day show and started the conversation about the head-turning broadlooms. Continue reading Tandus wins NeoCon gold with Needle Tech collection

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Universal Fibers set to launch revolve fiber at NeoCon

Bristol, Va. Universal Fibers, a pioneer in sustainable solution-dyed carpet fiber, has done it again. Through its exclusive proprietary technology, the company has created an industry break-through with the development of revolve and will launch the product at NeoCon 2012. An industry first, revolve is Universal Fibers’ answer to marketplace demand for fiber systems that deliver solution-dyed performance with long space-dyed styling capability. Continue reading Universal Fibers set to launch revolve fiber at NeoCon

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Mohawk partners with Designer Pages for In Your Space project challenge

Marietta, Ga. — The world’s leading architects and designers can now evaluate and celebrate the work of their peers as part of an exciting, new project installation challenge. Mohawk Group, in partnership with Designer Pages, is launching In Your Space, a four-round online competition that invites the A&D community to vote for their favorite space featuring carpet from Mohawk Group’s premier brands. The winner from each round will compete head-to-head in a “Final 4 Showdown,” which will conclude with a special presentation at NeoCon 2012. Continue reading Mohawk partners with Designer Pages for In Your Space project challenge