Armstrong Flooring Wins Four 2020 GOOD DESIGN® Awards for Design Excellence
MedinPure PVC-Free Sheet, Rejuvenations Restore Sheet, Unbound Luxury Flooring and Rigid Core Essentials earn GOOD DESIGN® awards.
LANCASTER, Pennsylvania (December 23, 2020) – Armstrong Flooring is proud to announce that four products – MedinPure PVC-FreeSheet with Diamond 10 Technology, Rejuvenations Restore Sheet with Diamond 10® Technology, Unbound Luxury Flooring with Diamond 10 Technology and Rigid Core Essentials – were awarded the prestigious GOOD DESIGN 2020 Award.
Honored for quality design of the highest form, function and aesthetic, these awards recognize products across several flooring types (sheet, LVT and rigid core), as well as on both the commercial and residential sides of the business.
“Design, performance and innovation are essential priorities of the Armstrong Flooring brand and we are honored to be recognized again by GOOD DESIGN,” said David Thoresen, Senior Vice President of Product Innovation at Armstrong Flooring. “To have four products recognized, several of which have won numerous awards this year, is a great reflection of the company’s dedication in these areas.”
In November, the 70th GOOD DESIGN jury was held as a COVID-19 meeting online and the jury selected over 900 product designs and graphics from over 48 nations worthy of the GOOD DESIGN Award for their design excellence. Founded in Chicago in 1950 by Eero Saarinen and Charles and Ray Eames, GOOD DESIGN remains the oldest and the world’s most recognized program for design excellence worldwide.
About MedinPure PVC-Free with Diamond 10 Technology
MedinPure is a PVC-free homogeneous vinyl sheet alternative that uses a patent-pending formulation, including coordinating PVC-free weld rods for aseptic areas. MedinPure is free of Ortho-Phthalates, Halogens, Isocyanates and Red List Chemicals of Concern beating out hundreds of entries to feature two be included
Rejuvenations Restore with Diamond 10 Technology
Rejuvenations Restore is a no-polish, low-maintenance heterogeneous sheet product that offers the perfect balance of performance and comfort underfoot. Designed with healthcare spaces in mind, Rejuvenations Restore is constructed with a comfort base layer to help reduce foot and leg fatigue and joint impact for healthcare professionals. It also helps control sound transmission and surface-generated noise to support a soothing environment.
Unbound Luxury Flooring with Diamond 10 Technology
Unbound is a 5mm LVT product designed for seamless transitions to carpet in adjoining spaces, eliminating the need for transition strips. Unbound features Diamond 10 Technology, to provide category-leading scratch, stain, and scuff resistance. It’s a low-maintenance solution designed to stand up to the wear and tear of commercial settings for floors that look newer, longer.
Rigid Core Essentials
Rigid Core Essentials is built to withstand everyday life scenarios in any room of the home. With a 5mm dense polymer core and a 12 mil urethane wear layer, Rigid Core Essentials will hold up to scratches, spills, and stains. Installation is easy, as planks lock into place and can be installed over most existing subfloors or flooring. This easy-to-install product is 100% waterproof.
About Good Design
Founded in Chicago in 1950 by the former MoMA curator Edgar Kaufmann, Jr., together with such pioneers in modern design as Charles and Ray Eames, Russel Wright, George Nelson, and Eero Saarinen, GOOD DESIGN® honors the yearly achievements of the best industrial and graphic designers and world manufacturers for their pursuit of extraordinary design excellence. GOOD DESIGN represents the world’s critical mass of the design and manufacturing industry by emphasizing quality design of the highest form, function and aesthetic.
For over seven decades since its inception, The Chicago Athenaeum continues the organization of the program to create a revived awareness about contemporary design and to honor both products and industry leaders in design and manufacturing that have chartered new directions and pushed the envelope for competitive products in the world marketplace.
Every year, designers and manufactures in about 50 nations are honored for their singular achievements in producing hallmarks of contemporary design.
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