Chicago—Mohawk Group received several prestigious design awards and other accolades at NeoCon 2016. Held annually in at the Merchandise Mart here, 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 theme 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 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, more than 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 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.