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This Laminate Looks and Feels Like Real Wood

6/17/2019
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Everyone loves the look and feel of real wood. But wood is not without its issues. Lisa Thornton from Egger Wood Products shares the many benefits of using laminate materials for items like desks and doors, including cost-effectiveness, lighter weight and more.

Duration:00:06:11

Camira Weaves Sustainability Into the Fibers of Its Fabric and Business Philosophy

6/14/2019
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Camira's North American products are rich in wool, and so is its Chicago showroom. Hear how the company used sustainable fabric in rich jewel tones with spin top-like hanging fixtures to create a dramatic backdrop for NeoCon 2019.

Duration:00:04:40

NCARB Shares Updates On Architectural Licensing Requirements

6/13/2019
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Christoph Trappe sat down with NCARB CEO Michael Armstrong at AIA in Las Vegas 2019 and got an update on what’s happening with the industry, the history of architectural codes and education as well as who the key players are and what actually goes into licensing architects. Listen now >>

Duration:00:04:55

When Should Designers Ask for Larger Surface Samples?

6/12/2019
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An expert from Wilsonart joins the I Hear Design podcast to discuss the importance of asking for larger samples of surface materials (laminate, quartz, etc.), especially when you’re considering a large-scale pattern. Listen now.

Duration:00:03:46

Mohawk's Evidence-based Design at NeoCon: Carpet Patterns Reduce Stress

6/12/2019
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The Relaxing Floors collection from Mohawk uses research to uncover fractal carpet patterns in nature to reduce stress. Robert Nieminen, editor-at-large for interiors+sources talks about this thoughtful approach to design.

Duration:00:05:59

“Mapping” Out the Latest from Concertex and NappaTile

6/11/2019
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Design Director Aaron Mensik shares the inspiration behind his new Topo collection for Concertex, along with his vision when designing the NappaTile showroom for NeoCon 2019.

Duration:00:05:24

Open Plan Overhaul: Helping Companies Fit As they Grow

6/11/2019
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The "open office dilemma" poses a space issue for companies who find themselves growing out of their office setting. Christoph Trappe speaks with Cia Mooney from Watson about their solutions to this problem and how they help companies overcome these challenges.

Duration:00:04:49

Gemanco Design Shares Its Technological Evolution of the Classic Wallpaper

6/11/2019
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Wallpaper technology—Christoph Trappe chats with Sandro Ciurcina from Gemanco Design about their evolution of the classic wallpaper. Sandro shares their new WaterProof System products for wet environments, like showers and gyms, 3D imaging as well as many other versatile options. This podcast is produced in partnership with Gemanco Design.

Duration:00:04:29

Multiple Meanings of Kirei: Clean, Green and Beautiful Design

6/11/2019
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John Stein, founder of Kirei, is in the Materials Pavilion at NeoCon 2019, speaking with Christoph Trappe. John reflects on the history and meaning behind his company that helped unite green design and beauty in the design industry. He also talks about how far acoustic design has come and what role his company has played in educating designers. This podcast was created in collaboration with Kirei.

Duration:00:06:10

Advice for Designers Flows Through Brentano's Water Collection

6/11/2019
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All designers face the pressure of creating something new—remaining relevant in an ever-changing design industry. In fact, it’s a common theme running through the showfloor here at NeoCon 2019. Iris Wang from Brentano has her own thoughts on this topic and shares her process with me as well the new Clear Water Collection.

Duration:00:05:26

Patient Room Furniture: Functional Comfort for Day and Night (NeoCon 2019)

6/10/2019
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Patient room furniture has a reputation of being comfortable by day and turns to a sleeping nightmare at night. From the NeoCon 2019 show floor, Christoph Trappe chats with Kim Sank from Wieland about their new featured products that combine both function and comfort.

Duration:00:06:05

Scandinavian Spaces Partners Discuss Color Trends

6/10/2019
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Chief Content Officer Christoph Trappe joined Scandinavian Spaces Partners Thomas and Robert Jönsson in their booth at NeoCon 2019 to discuss how the company strategically uses color to inspire workplace creativity.

Duration:00:06:36

Sunbrella Takes Its Fabric Focus Indoors

6/10/2019
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While Sunbrella’s legacy is primarily known for outdoor applications, the fabric company is focusing on indoor uses in its new space at NeoCon 2019.

Duration:00:06:34

OFS Brings 50 Years of Sustainability to NeoCon 2019

6/10/2019
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From the early days of OFS' founders kicking seeds in the dirt to today, OFS delivers sustainability at NeoCon 2019. Their philosophy for staying focused on sustainability is simple: "Do the right thing" and "Small choices make a big difference."

Duration:00:08:18

interiors+sources Launches Design Connections 2.0 in October

6/4/2019
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Following the successful original event in February, Design Connections 2.0 is a two-day, wholly hosted event in Palm Springs, CA. It will focus on Past vs. Future in Design and how technology is helping or hampering the design industry.

Duration:00:07:29

Connectrac to Reveal New Raceway System at Design Connections 2.0

6/3/2019
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Is your space in need of a low-profile system to hide clusters of cables and bulky wires? Steve Batchelder, director of sales for Connectrac, explains how the young company's easy-to-install wireway systems can provide both power and cord management for any environment. Learn about Connectrac's newest system launching this year, which will be on display at Design Connections 2.0.

Duration:00:17:59

4 Noteworthy Design Competitions Taking Place During the Trade Show Season

5/31/2019
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During the height of the interior design industry’s trade show season, several companies take advantage of the large gatherings to reveal their latest design competitions and results. Plus, interiors+sources reveals a sneak peek at its own competition taking place during NeoCon.

Duration:00:10:02

Looking to Spruce Up Your Client’s Art Program? Here are 3 trends to Help

5/16/2019
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Terry Eaton, founder of Eaton Fine Art, has over 25 years of experience collaborating on art programs for international hotel brands. At the HD Expo in Las Vegas, he shares with us the current trends he’s seeing.

Duration:00:05:39

4 Trends Interior Designers Don’t Want to Miss

5/16/2019
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Known for its sustainable practices, Momentum Textiles and Wallcoverings discusses four hospitality design trends they’ve spotted. They are chatting with us during the 2019 HD Expo, held at Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Convention Center.

Duration:00:05:36

Stacy Garcia Brings Sexy Design to Hospitality

5/16/2019
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In a category that can sometimes be too utilitarian, Stacy Garcia partnered with MTS to create sexy design and bring fancy furniture to public spaces and guest rooms in the hospitality industry. Chief Content Officer Christoph Trappe sat down with Stacy Garcia herself during HD Expo 2019 to discuss the idea of soft comfort and invigorated design.

Duration:00:05:06