Armstrong Flooring announced that two of its newest flooring products – PRYZM™ luxury flooring and Woodland Relics™ engineered hardwood – have been honored with a 2017 GOOD DESIGN™ Award. This prestigious award emphasizes quality design of the highest form, function and aesthetic.
“Design, performance and innovation have been at the core of the Armstrong Flooring brand for well over 100 years,” said Joe Bondi, senior vice president and chief product officer, Armstrong Flooring. “We are honored to be recognized with an award as prestigious as GOOD DESIGN for our commitment to superior product design in the flooring category. The fact that we have won an award in each of the major product categories in which we participate makes this a double honor.”
Woodland Relics™ captures the essence of reclaimed, weathered wood, as random and varied as nature itself. Every plank is uniquely crafted using hand-staining, sanding and woodworking techniques that showcase abundant textures and tones. The collection includes a varied sampling of multiple species, widths, colors and textures, all of which are mixed together in random fashion to create a highly custom look.
Founded in Chicago in 1950, GOOD DESIGN™ remains the oldest, prestigious, and most recognized program for design excellence worldwide. The GOOD DESIGN Award is conferred annually by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design together with The European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies.
For 2017, the Museum received submissions from several thousand leading manufacturers and industrial and graphic design firms from around the world representing. This year marked the most significant year for GOOD DESIGN™ with the world’s critical mass of FORTUNE 500 companies and the world’s foremost design firms participating. All awards are posted on the Museum’s websites at www.good-designawards.com, www.chi-athenaeum.org and www.europeanarch.eu.