Materialista on The Pulse: ImPRESSive

Hot off the Press! From Creativity and Collaboration® on projects to ASI product spotlights, here is a recap of the hottest news this month #ASIinThePress

Not Just Quilted Bags Anymore!

Vera Bradley made the cover story in design:retail magazine with its fresh, revamped branding #Itsgoodtobeagirl, a new customer base and stores popping up across the country. ASI is proud to be part of the Vera Bradley store concept! As Harry Cunningham, Head of Store Development stated, “One of Vera Bradley's signature materials is a warm grey hardwood flooring supplied by ASI for our national rollout that really allows the product to shine in a much fresher way."

(ICYMI-  Creativity and Collaboration® Series- Vera Bradley)

TERMS TO KNOW: “The Daymaker” – The new target audience of Vera Bradley: “An aspiration-driven, sophisticated Millennial woman”

“Exceptional Design Changes People’s Lives”


California Closets gives a peak of its new, fabulously organized showroom with ASI Resilient Flooring in design:retail magazine. The new concept focuses on the customer by avoiding distractions in the space and creating a collaborative environment.


Pro Tip: Complete A Project Ahead of Schedule

Restaurant Development & Design includes this handy checklist to ensure your project will be done ahead of schedule. A perfect example is Mr. Crabby’s Seafood Shack. Maxey Hayse Design Studios worked diligently to set achievable goals and predesigned and preordered materials, including Chroma Wood Panels, Designer Laminate Collection and Shore Hardwoods from Architectural Systems.

(ICYMI-  Creativity and Collaboration® Series- Mr. Crabby’s)  

Porcelain In 140 Characters or Less

Plus, the material was featured on the homepage of Kitchen & Bath Business. How’s that for trending!

Industrial Chic

Sneak a glimpse of just one of our many sustainable offerings in Commercial Architecture’s October issue. Organic Vinyl Flooring provides eco-friendly textures inspired by natural materials.

Green is the New Black in Retail

In this month’s sustainability issue of shop! Retail Environments Magazine, the annual survey indicated 82% of retail projects this year incorporate sustainable strategies. So what’s being specified? According to the study,  83% of the products specified have sustainable traits. Included in the sustainable product focus was ASI’s latest hardwood flooring launch: Serenity® Engineered and Solid Hardwoods. Coming in 13 Shades of Grey and meeting the highest standards of sustainability including:

☑ FSC®-Certified    ☑ Lacey Act Compliant   ☑ CARB (California Air Resources Board) Compliant   ☑  LEED®: Can contribute to EQ Credit 4: Low-Emitting Materials; ID Credit 1: Innovation in Design

Request Samples here!

Attending #BDNY 2016?

This Just In! Boutique Design Magazine’s October issue has a sneak peak of the hottest products being launched at the show. Shimmer Raised Pearl, Part of Infused Glass Mosaics will debut at the show in ASI Booth #1263. Register here!

Check back next month for highlights from BDNY 2016! 

Posted at 10/17/2016 1:2 PM

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