Natural Wonder: 2017 Nightingale Awards Best of Competition

Primary tabs

Natural Wonder: 2017 Nightingale Awards Best of Competition

by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis
tweet me:
.@HCDMagazine talks to @mohawkgroup & @mclennan_design about their 2017 Nightingale Awards Best of Competition win for #sustainableflooring http://bit.ly/2FGjGTW

Multimedia from this Release

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 1:45pm

CONTENT: Article

Lichen, a modular plank carpet system from Mohawk Group, was the Best of Competition winner in the 2017 Nightingale Awards. The collection blends concepts of sustainability and biophilic design. It’s also the first flooring product to achieve the International Living Future Institute’s Living Product Challenge Petal Certification, a rigorous process that requires a product to comply with requirements in at least three of seven performance areas in the Living Product program as well as four core imperatives.

The achievement wasn’t lost on jurors, who commended the certification and overall sustainability story as well as the depth of design that was put into Lichen’s aesthetic.

Continue reading on Healthcare Design >>>

Watch this clip to hear from Jackie Dettmar and Jason F. McLennan about Lichen’s development.

Keywords: 2017 Nightingale Awards | Awards, Ratings & Rankings | Green Infrastructure | Healthcare Design magazine | International Living Future Institute | Lichen groundcover | Petal Certification | Responsible Production & Consumption | Sustainability | living product challenge | mohawk group

CONTENT: Article