Push the Limits with VCT

Armstrong Flooring & Fashion Designer Candice Held

Candice Held is a talented designer who creates bold, vibrant prints for silk scarves, clothing and home textiles. We recently partnered with Candice on her Palm Springs boutique renovation. She brought her fresh and modern design aesthetic to life through a flooring design featuring Standard Excelon Imperial Texture VCT.

See the dramatic transformation of Candice's boutique at The Shops at 1345.





Inspired by Timeless Design

Candice Held is a textile designer living and working in Palm Springs, California. Her specialty is vintage-inspired prints in rich colors, created using studio artwork techniques including drawing and painting with watercolor. These one-of-a-kinds prints often become scarves, dresses, swim wear, home textiles and more, which are showcased in her two boutiques in California. 

She draws inspiration from everything around her, especially her desert surroundings – the architecture, climate, the beauty of the mountains – and her flooring designs featuring VCT are no exception. She translated her vintage-inspired prints into unique designs using our broad palette of VCT offerings. 

VCT with Diamond 10 Technology coating offers enhanced resistance to scratches, stains and scuffs, and reduces or eliminates initial application of polish and ongoing restorative stripping and recoating. Save up to 40% compared to traditional polished VCT maintenance procedures for floors that look newer, longer. 

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If you’re someone who is inspired by beauty, you want every aspect of your life to be cohesive and beautiful.

- Candice Held

Submit your innovative VCT design for a chance to win a trip for two to beautiful Palm Springs, California – a dynamic town with a rich architectural history recognized for its midcentury design aesthetic.

Next Generation Sampling Program

We’ve partnered with Material Bank to offer you Armstrong Flooring samples overnight. Perform complex searches, select the right samples for your project, and receive samples the next morning – all free of charge. 

Explore Our VCT Collections

Premium Excelon Raffia Stream with Diamond 10 Technology

Offers rich bold hues and tranquil neutral tones in flowing visuals over a rich contrasted base.

Available in larger format 12 x 24 VCT tiles. 

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Premium Excelon STONETEX

With the appeal of natural stone and a granite-like appearance, durable Stonetex provides design freedom for high-traffic commercial settings. Available in 18"x18" or 12"x12”.

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Premium Excelon ChromaSpin

Offers exciting, chromatic visuals in a variety of favorite tonal step colors. Easy maintenance and true through-pattern construction for extended floor life.

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Provides true through-pattern construction with neutral backgrounds plus solid accent color splashes to create unique floor designs in variety of high-traffic commercial settings.

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Premium Excelon FEATURE Tile & Strip

Create accents, borders, wayfinding and custom insets in true sold colors to bring added zest to your next commercial space design with Feature Tile, Strips & Insets.

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Premium Excelon Crown Texture

Non-directional tone on tone VCT providing a monolithic visual with a palette of colors ranging from sophisticated classics to fresh pop and accent colors.

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Standard Excelon Imperial Texture

The product that sets the industry standard for VCT in quality and value; true through-color and pattern construction backed by decades of proven performance. Available with Diamond 10 Technology coating.

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Standard Excelon Multicolor

Create a coordinated look with our Imperial Texture by using this line with accented visuals. Available with Diamond 10 Technology coating.

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