Wallcoverings and Treatments. The 2014 Eric Engstrom Best of Competition: Cast Stone Dimensional Panels by Architectural Systems A modern interpretation of layering textures, the panels are made from 90 percent recycled quarried stone, are Class A fire rated, and can be used for interior or exterior applications.
Paints and/or Coating Systems: Venetian Plaster by Vero. The slaked lime- and resin-based finishes create either a suede-like effect or a more mottled and rough form. As the lime crystallizes in reaction to air, the plaster returns to its natural limestone state, creating a wall finish that is stronger and more durable than any painted surface.
Upholstery: EvoFabric Dimensional by Concertex. The padded faux leather collection is created by an ultrasonic sealing process. A layer of foam is added in between the surface and the backing to create a 3D look that is flexible enough for easy upholstering.
Bedspreads, Drapery, or Casement Fabrics: Affinity Collection of FR Draperies by Brentano. The collection of nine fabrics includes large-scale designs along with complementary mid- and small-scale patterns to create multidimensional, layered spaces. The new wide stripes, geometric lattices, and organic patterns are modeled after tree bark, leaves, and shagreen leather.
Carpeting and Carpeting Systems, and Rugs: Design Journey: Cloth & Stone by Shaw Hospitality Group Twenty-seven patterns interpret the intricacies in the natural world around us. The nylon-yarn base used in these print products contains 45 percent recycled content, is Cradle to Cradle Certified by McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry (MBDC), and contributes to LEED credits.
Hard-Surface Flooring, Including Wood, Stone Time, and Poured Floors: Old Cotto by Target for Stone Source Old Cotto by Target takes inspiration from the worn-out look of concrete and real Italian cotto, revealing substrates underneath. The collection comprises five colors (aquamarine, cotto, black and white, purple, and taupe), and is packaged as a random mix of different patterns.
Resilient Flooring, Including Vinyl, Cork, and Linoleum: Hot & Heavy by Mohawk Group. The luxury vinyl collection features realistic wood and concrete-type patterns without the need for adhesives or underlayments. Subtle embossing over high-definition wood visuals creates the texture and subtle graining of long-plank European hardwood.
Dining Seating, Individual: Dragonfly by Segis-USA Inspired by the dragonfly whose body is an imbalance in weight distribution between its front legs and tail, the chair evolved into a cantilevered seat with its legs nested at the front, giving the impression that it’s defying the force of gravity. The same shell can join a variety of bases.
Outdoor Seating, Individual: Bella by Gloster Furniture. Sleek powder-coated aluminum frames are combined with shaped laminated teak slats to produce a unique form. The highly sculptured seat and back provides a 3D form that is elegant and comfortable.
Dining Seating, Group: Uni-Ka by Sandler Seating. The sturdy stack chair is built to withstand the most demanding environments. The quilted effect polypropylene shell comes in a range of eight colors and the chair base is offered in swivel, wooden legs, or in steel.
Lounge Seating, Group: River by Segis-USA. The design of this modular upholstered seating system allows for countless compositions, including ones with tight curves or as closed circles. Electricity can be added to the seating sections through the use of modular interconnected outlets and USB ports.
Outdoor Seating, Group: Social Circle by Sticks + Stones Furniture. The firepit and benches create a versatile and low-profile indoor-outdoor piece that seats up to six people on western cedar.
Individual Furnishing Item: Shade Pod by TUUCI The parasol consists of one to four separate shade canopies mounted and controlled from a single mast. The canopies can be individually extended in four different directions and are fabricated from a line of Tuff-skin woven fabrics that are UV resistant, resilient, and easy to clean.
Casegoods: Group, Series, System, or Collection: Vela by Resol Group The table sits on a pedestal that can be used both indoors and outdoors. Its two bases are injected in fiberglass, using gas-assisted injection molding technology and joined by an aluminium bar.
Individual Lamps or Lighting Devices: Quill Pendant by Hubbardton Forge The pendant mixes rectilinear and planar geometry with branching structures and feather-like plumes in a contemporary design. LED light sources and adjustable, horizontal and vertical cable hanging options make the pendant ideal for groupings or difficult-to-light spaces.
Groups, Series, Systems, or Collections of Lamps or Lighting Devices: Vessel by Todd Bracher for 3M Architectural Markets. The LED fixture is a clear cylindrical light made of durable and elegant quartz crystal. Light from a single LED at the top of the fixture is launched into the solid body, where it is trapped until it exits at the bottom of the fixture with a carefully controlled distribution.
Artwork, Signage, or Accent Pieces: Dots by Davis Furniture This line of wall hooks brings multidimensional visual interest and much-needed functionality to vertical planes. Dots comes in sets of five and is available in natural-finish oak or walnut in an array of 12 bold colors.
Hardware or Decorative Metals or Plastics: Infinity by Sensitile Systems A reflective, contemporary clear-mirrored surface that springs to life with a flick of a switch, its panels can be single- or double-sided and are lit with LEDs. Infinity’s four patterns, Random, Grid, Gradient, and Perspective, all boast customizable density, patterning, dimensions, and shapes.
Operations Supplies and Amenities: Enigma-Z by DreamLine The shower door offers a sophisticated frameless design with stainless steel hardware providing the look of custom glass. Premium tempered glass is treated with exclusive ClearGlass coating for superior protection and easy maintenance.