Readers' Choice

Each year we ask our readers to vote on their favorite products that appeared in our Sources pages for our annual Readers Choice Awards. Thousands of votes came in and they’ve been tallied. Congratulations to our 2018 winners!

Architectural:

  1. EchoScreen Rolling Track from Kirei USA

    Available for installation on ceilings, walls, rolling tracks or glass-mounted, the EchoScreen Rolling Track from Kirei USA, featured in November’s issue, provides creative options to privacy screens. Made of sound-absorbing EchoPanel (acoustic NRC ratings vary on configuration), EchoScreen provides privacy and sound-buffering to open offices, classrooms and public spaces. Choose from eight individual designs, their two triptychs (three panels that, when put together, create a cohesive design), or customize the panel. Each screen comes in a standard 46-inch by 94-inch size with a thickness of 12 mm. Fire rated ASTM E84 Class C, but Class A treatment is available.

  2. Wireless Charger from Legrand
  3. EchoCloud from Kirei USA

Carpet:

  1. Burnish from Bentley

    The Outskirts Collection from Bentley takes inspiration from natural materials, then translates them into contemporary abstract forms. In June, the latest pattern to the collection, Burnish, was featured, showing off a multi-tonal texture in 17 colorways that beautifully compliment The Outskirts existing motifs, Repose and Ritual. Available in broadloom and three tile sizes—9 inch by 36 inch, 18 inch by 36 inch, and 24 inch by 24 inch—Burnish is solution dyed and certified under the NSF/ANSI Standard 140—Sustainable Carpet Assessment, and manufactured in Bentley’s California mill.

  2. Haven from Shaw Contract
  3. Nutopia from Mohawk Group

Flooring:

  1. Legacy from Emser Tile

    Featured in our January issue, the Legacy Collection from Emser Tile reimagines wood in a durable glazed porcelain tile. Using three-dimensional surface texture and high-resolution printing technology, Legacy allows designers to specify the look of wood without the upkeep. Five natural colorways, white, sand, havana, gray and brown, give an array of options for a large range of interior aesthetics. Available in 8-inch by 47-inch planks, the porcelain tiles have zero VOCs emissions and can contribute to LEED v4 certification.

  2. Material Paradox from Patcraft
  3. Boundary Metallics from Interface

Furniture:

  1. KORE Work Cart from Kimball

    First showcased in October’s issue, KORE Work Cart from Kimball was conceived by Swiss architect Daniel Korb. Designed to provide flexibility and privacy, the Work Cart joins the KORE line of products, including tables, benches and mobile carts to create an entire solution to collaborative work environments. The Work Cart features a rechargeable battery, which enables technology integration without tethering employees to one spot, and the surface can transition from sitting to standing without the need for power. Standard availability is offered in six woodgrains, six solid colors, six metallic paints, six felt-and-paint options, and four rims, as well as a wide variety of accessories, storage options and designs. Kimball.com

  2. Alterna from Kimball
  3. Square One from Indiana Furniture

Kitchen+Bath:

  1. Floatation Tub from TOTO

    Luxury has a new look. TOTO’s Flotation Tub with Zero Dimension Technology, featured in the November issue, provides users with deep relaxation in a gravity-free state. Warm water is released in a gentle flow from below an ergonomic, adjustable pillow, gently massaging the bather’s neck, shoulders and upper body. An LED lighting system along the base provides a gentle glow as users turn off the outside world. Perfect for high-end hotels and resorts, the Flotation Tub brings the spa to the individual’s private room.

  2. The Corsano Culinary Series from California Faucets
  3. Venezia Collection from Fantini

Lighting:

  1. Tracking Magnet EVO from FLOS

    Designed by FLOS Architectural, Tracking Magnet EVO—which first appeared in October’s Sources—is a flexible system that can be arranged to create a variety of lighting options. Luminaires are installed via magnetic fasteners along architectural tracts in both vertical and horizontal directions. Available in recessed, surface or pendant mounted applications, Tracking Magnet EVO provides designers with an all-encompassing and seamless solution to lighting that can blend in or stand out depending on how it is arranged.

  2. THIN Chandelier from Juniper
  3. MARIPOSA by Marcel Wanders from Roche Bobois

Surfacing:

  1. Kuvio from Lumicor

    Our August Sources showcased Lumicor’s new Kuvio surfacing system. Seven shapes and 11 finishes are installed as three-dimensional patterns across part or all of a wall. Tiled together, the system creates an eye-catching texture, playing with shadows across the edges of the shapes. What’s more: shapes can be installed vertically, horizontally or diagonally, providing multiple possibilities for each shape. Lightweight and easy to install, the only limits depend on the designer’s imagination.

  2. Craft Weathered Planks from Creative Mines
  3. Quartz from Wilsonart

Textile:

  1. Portfolio Collection from CF Stinson

    Available in nine modern patterns, CF Stinson’s Portfolio collection—which appeared in the June issue—has been described by the company as “textiles with wild creativity.” Designed by their in-house studio, each design is inspired by modern line work, collage pieces, hand cut paper fretwork and tiny stitches. The range of scales and textures provide designers with a swath of creative options to mix and match from. Woven to include non-PFOA soil and stain protection and GREENGUARD Certified, each design exceeds 60,000 double-rubs.

  2. MorCare from Morbern
  3. Cubitt from Designtex

Wallcovering:

  1. Lacebark from Innovations

    Released in July and appearing in September’s issue, Lacebark from Innovations uses laser cutting technology to blend the natural with the manmade. The duality of nature and luxe materials added to the five colorways creates an eye-catching pattern that mimics the exfoliation of tree bark. Used on a statement wall or across the entirety of a room, Lacebark adds depth and richness to any space.

  2. WALLPLANKS from Belknap White Group
  3. Geological Finds from Wolf-Gordon