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Ballroom Carpet Design for Artistic and Technical Merit
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From celebrations to ceremonies, hotel ballrooms serve as the setting for some of life’s most memorable moments. To create a space that transcends definition, designers aim for a timeless, sophisticated aesthetic that compliments the environment while evoking a sense of grandeur. Hospitality carpet design and specification for hotel ballrooms requires a coordinated effort between designers and carpet manufacturers, balancing a variety of disparate elements....

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Enter the Durkan dscvr18 Student Design Competition
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We are excited to announce our dscvr18 Student Design Competition! In partnership with NEWH, a leading networking organization for hospitality industry professionals, we are currently accepting artwork submissions for our annual hospitality design contest. We enjoy this opportunity each year to exhibit the talent of up-and-coming designers in the hospitality field and to support the education of future designers within the industry. “Dscvr18 is...

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What’s New This Year In Flooring At BDNY?
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Carpet and Hard Surface Products Made Especially for the Hospitality Environment BDNY 2018 is upon us and we are excited to showcase our latest collections designed especially for the hospitality market. Our hospitality flooring solutions feature innovative hard surfaces and carpet styles designed to inspire customers to create floors that are relevant for today’s hospitality experiences. If you’re headed to the show, be sure...

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Durkan Custom Carpet Part of New Museum Exhibit
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Photo credit: Cave of Secrets by Jake Naughton for the New York Times Artist Liz Collins Features Custom Carpet as Part of Complex Art Installation A few years ago, Mohawk Group met Liz Collins, a Brooklyn based artist who has been working across art, design, fashion, installation, and performance for two decades. Collins was designing an immersive installation at the Tang Museum in Upstate...

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What is the Best Alternative to Axminster Carpet? Definity.
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The benefits of Definity carpet far outweigh Axminster. Recyclable, richly textured and fully customizable — Discover the Definity difference.   I am fortunate enough to work in Mohawk Group’s Light Lab Design Center, which houses our entire commercial design team and is the first Living Building Challenge Petal Certified project in the state of Georgia. Our space has incredible views and a positive cooperative environment, but it is...

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Green Has Sprung In Hospitality Flooring Design
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Colors are shifting in hospitality design, and here at Durkan we are excited about the introduction of so many beautiful shades of greens. Pantone predicted that green would be big this year, which is being reinforced by what we are seeing everywhere we go. Read more about Pantone’s “Greenery” here. Deep emerald, jade and lime greens are all showing up in inspiration material and...

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