Armstrong Flooring Wins 2018 GOOD DESIGN® Award for Design Excellence

Armstrong Flooring announced that the company’s Appalachian Ridge™ Solid Hardwood with Diamond 10® Technology was awarded the prestigious GOOD DESIGN® 2018 Award.

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. The award emphasizes quality design of the highest form, function and aesthetic. GOOD DESIGN covers new consumer products, graphics, and packaging designed and manufactured in Europe, Asia, Africa, and North and South America. The trademarked award program was founded in Chicago in 1950 by architects Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames and Edgar Kaufmann, Jr.

“Design, performance and innovation have long been at the core of the Armstrong Flooring brand and we are honored to be recognized,” said Debra Lechner, Vice President-Marketing. “Our goal is to be a leader in innovation and design and to continuously exceed our customers’ expectations today and in the future.”

For 2018, over 900 new products and graphic designs were selected from over 47 countries ranging from new electronics, medical equipment, building products/materials, furniture, textiles, industrial, environments, kitchen/appliances, floor and wallcovering, tabletop, household products, sports and recreation as well as graphics, branding and packaging, among others, from Europe, Asia and the Americas.

The 2018 Good Design Jury was held in New York and Los Angeles and was composed of renowned international specialists with wide design experience, guaranteeing the high quality and high level of the competition. Winning products and graphics for 2018 can be viewed at the Museum’s websites at, and All products and graphics are also published in the Good Design Yearbook for 2018-2019 and is available through Metropolitan Arts Press Ltd. For information on Armstrong Flooring, visit

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