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MOHAWK GROUP CAPTURES PRESTIGIOUS DESIGN AWARDS, INDUSTRY ACCOLADES AT NEOCON 2016

CHICAGO (June 29, 2016) Mohawk Group, a leading commercial flooring company known for cutting-edge and innovative flooring solutions, recently announced that the company received several prestigious design awards and other accolades at NeoCon® 2016. Held annually in Chicago, NeoCon is the largest trade show for interior design professionals in North America.

At the annual event, Mohawk Group presented new product collections and customer experiences by expanding boundaries and taking flooring to a new level of design versatility. The company’s Expand Your Boundaries was revealed through a broadened line of product options and a completely renovated showroom (Merchandise Mart space 3-377) designed by INNOCAD. The packed showroom was abuzz with an overwhelmingly positive response to the new products from the A&D community. 

 For the third consecutive year, Interior Design Magazine, the industry-leading media brand for design professionals worldwide, conducted the HiP (Honoring Industry People + Product) Awards to recognize individuals and product solutions in the design industry. HiP people were selected by a distinguished juried panel, while product winners were selected by popular vote online. According to Interior Design Magazine, over 15,000 people voted in the competition. Royce Epstein, Mohawk’s director of design segment, captured the Rising Star, Manufacturer HiP Award, while Geometry took top HiP honors in the education/government/institutional flooring category. Mike Gallman, Mohawk’s vice president of product management, was an honoree in the HiP Leader, Manufacturer category. Serenity Carpet Tile, Onyx Definity by Durkan, Grown Up and Topography were also recognized as HiP Award honorees. Mohawk’s Topography also earned the Best of NeoCon Product Innovation Award. Sponsored by Contract magazine, the Best of NeoCon Awards is an annual juried competition for new products that reflect the greatest in design excellence and innovation. 

Other accolades included a #MetropolisLikes honor, given to Moonscapes by the editors of Metropolis Magazine. Moonscapes was created by the Mohawk Design Studio in conjunction with Austrian firm 13&9. The social media-based award program recognizes emerging design trends and innovation at design industry events such as NeoCon.

Finally, Mohawk Group is proud to announce that BUILDINGS has selected Serenity carpet tile as a 2016 Product Innovations Merit Award winner. Serenity was evaluated by the BUILDINGS editorial staff for innovation and sustainability features that it offers to building owners and facility managers.

 For more details on Mohawk Group’s presence at NeoCon 2016, visit the company’s interactive microsite at neocon.mohawkgroup.com.

 

About Mohawk Group

Mohawk Group, the world’s leading producer and distributor of quality commercial flooring, delivers industry-leading style, cutting-edge innovation, unmatched service and superior sustainability. As the commercial division of Mohawk Industries, Mohawk Group has a heritage of craftsmanship that spans more than 130 years. The company’s enduring family of brands—Mohawk, Karastan, and Durkan—are widely regarded as the most trusted names in the commercial flooring business. Together, these brands function beautifully, delivering the perfect flooring solution for all markets and price points. Rounding out its esteemed product offering, the Mohawk Group also offers a full spectrum of hard surface flooring products and installation accessories that exceed the most rigorous performance standards. For additional information about its proven design solutions, and to learn more about what is next from Mohawk, visit www.mohawkgroup.com or call (800) 554-6637.

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