C&A Floorcoverings

Fri 03 2008


Philanthropist  worked closely with WGS Incorporated to create a playful environment for children to learn at the Gerry Frank Center for Children’s Care at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, Oregon. Using the local Columbia River as design inspiration, the waiting room features murals of native plants, wildlife and tugboats to provide entertainment for children. Several colors of blue carpet flow from the waiting area to the examination areas, bringing the concept of the river to life and establishing design cohesiveness. By quarter-turning modular carpet tiles in blue and green colors, the carpet of Antron® by C&A Floorcoverings abstractly expresses the variety of hues seen in the river and land.


Fri 03 2008


The design goal for the Dockside Café at the River Rock Casino Resort in Richmond, British Columbia was to create a contemporary West Coast look, while maintaining intimate environments within the large-scale space. Using the natural environment as a theme, Sheffield Design Studio selected a color palette inspired by subdued fall colors. “Hip” by Designweave Commercial Carpets, constructed of Antron® carpet fiber, features rich, deep earth tones found in the West Coast. The texture of the carpet provides great contrast to the hardwood flooring and slate tile, while the directional pattern provided depth and enhanced linear viewpoints.

Round ‘N’ Round

Fri 03 2008


The interior vision for the Cascade Clubhouse at Trilogy at Redmond Ridge in Redmond, Washington was to surround the interiors with the natural and relaxed culture of the Pacific Northwest and appeal to an active and sophisticated audience. The design team at Design Lines created a custom carpet constructed of Antron® carpet fiber by Masland Contract. The carpet was designed to be playful and contemporary, while simulating life in the area, through mountains, sun, water and trails all inherent in the carpet design. The Asian feel of “Appian” by Masland Contract was selected for the spa to emulate nature on the floor. In the design center, the team specified “” by Atlas Carpet Mills to incorporate a circular pattern into the space with a subdued tone, maintaining the overall neutral effect of the space.

Arrowmont and Penland

Fri 03 2008


The design team at Granary Associates was tasked with creating a student lounge with an urban feel to give Temple University students a place to gather and create a sense of community. To attract students to common areas, designers selected fresh, clean and crisp colors with bold patterns easily viewed from the lobby through glass windows. The multi-functional lounge contains a large screen television, study area for students and a game area with a pool table and television. Two coordinating carpets of Antron®, “Arrowmont” and “Penland” by Atlas Carpet Mills contribute to the hip, fun design.


Fri 03 2008


The Southwest YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee wanted to make their space more appealing for its patrons. Limited to interior renovations, Uihlein Wilson Architects focused on lighting and flooring to lighten up and brighten the space. While some architectural features could not be altered, the designers used color and pattern on the floor to define areas and create a sense of movement throughout the space. The creative and curvilinear design of the flooring was achieved by using several Interface Flooring Systems modular carpet styles constructed of Antron® carpet fiber.


Fri 03 2008


Gensler comprised a design solution with a simple architectural approach enhanced by using carpet patterns and paint colors to create a modern planar composition within its historic envelope. The carpet was one of the most important elements in realizing the design concept, accentuating the modernist architectural composition. Designers chose “Structures” to complement the sepia-tone based color palette. Punches of bright red were added to emphasize plan intersections in key locations. Atlas Carpet Mills


Fri 03 2008


ESG Architects in Minneapolis sought to bring their employees together in one large studio to foster greater collaboration and creativity among small project teams. The newly designed workspaces celebrate the firm’s open culture and allow every employee visual access to natural daylight from their desks. The design team selected a textural modular carpet that would help create a cozy atmosphere. The carpet from Interface Flooring Systems – was selected for it’s warm, neutral color palette complementing the use of architectural materials.


Fri 03 2008


Interior Designers, H2L2 Architects and Planners worked with the EDS in Cherry Hill, New Jersey team to help transform a vacant steel mill into more than 150,000 square feet of corporate office space with 22-foot high ceilings for its call center. The design demanded a raised floor to accommodate technological needs and modular carpet tiles constructed of Antron® carpet fiber to provide accessibility. The design team selected a medley of modular carpet styles and colors from Interface Flooring Systems to create a cityscape environment. The patterns divide the vast floor plate into defined areas linked together by “streets” and a “main avenue”. This design approach provides a “map” for its many inhabitants to comfortably navigate through the large volume of space. H2L2 Architects and Planners LLP Philadelphia

Carpet HOK

Fri 03 2008


Executives at Cisco Systems wanted their Executive Briefing Center in San Jose to be classic and relevant. Designers at HOK responded with materials that are high quality, but not ostentatious. Designed to showcase the company’s products to high-profile clients, the center includes innovative use of materials such as bamboo flooring, richly textured carpeting, metal mesh draperies and hand-made clear glass mosaic tiles. A LED color-changing ceiling canopy instills a dramatic and dynamic quality to the space that permanent color could not achieve.HOK