Barbara Haaksma, VP of
design and marketing with Milliken, discusses the global floor covering
division’s newest collection – Art Media – with Kemp Harr of Floor Focus.
Listen to the interview to hear about Cresta Bledsoe’s inspiration for the
collection, as well as the story behind the design.
A perfect match of art and technology
A Best of NeoCon Gold
award winner for modular carpet, Art Media is a library of patterns that
reinterpret iconoclastic modern art techniques and media. The collection
explores the floor plane as a canvas for larger-than-life installation art or
fine detail that feels like an intimate secret, through the use of advanced
technology allows for precise tile edge-to-edge pattern match, while the tile
centers vary. The Art Media collection focuses on the technique of the line in
different ways, posing a question to the viewer – where does the art end and
Attendance at the show
When asked about
attendance at the show, Barbara commented that Milliken saw a lot of traffic
from an optimistic audience. The atmosphere in the showroom was full of
exciting and positive energy, and visitors consisted of design firms, end users
and a large number of international attendees – all seeking inspiration for a
variety of commercial spaces. Very exciting!
Listen to the interview here.
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