Starnet Design Awards
Annually the Starnet Design Awards celebrate the high-quality projects completed by Starnet flooring contractors in partnership with architects, designers, and Starnet aligned manufacturing partners. Category gold, silver, bronze winners are selected by a panel of judges in five categories including Corporate, Education, Healthcare, Hospitality and Public Spaces and Mixed-Use Developments. Each category gold winner competes for the overall Grand Prize award. Additional awards are presented for the Unique Installation Challenge, Single Source Interior Contractor Award, Canadian Project of the Year and coveted People’s Choice voted upon by Starnet network partners.
Submissions in the Starnet Design Awards are open all year long with winners being announced during Starnet’s Annual Spring Meeting. All entry nominees and winners receive promotional materials to market their project entry(s) in their local market and promoted by Starnet nationally in the press, social media and other channels.
Corporate Workplace Flooring
Workplace interior design goes beyond aesthetics. It directly impacts employee well-being, productivity, creativity, collaboration, and the overall success of the organization. Investing in a well-designed workplace can yield long-term benefits and contribute to a positive and thriving work environment.
The choice of flooring in educational institutions is crucial for safety, comfort, acoustics, durability, aesthetics, and hygiene. It directly impacts the learning experience, well-being, and productivity of students and staff. Selecting appropriate flooring materials and designs that meet the unique requirements of educational spaces is essential for creating an optimal and conducive learning environment.
Healthcare design plays a vital role in creating healing environments, enhancing patient experience, ensuring safety and infection control, optimizing workflow, accommodating technological advancements, supporting staff well-being, and meeting regulatory standards. It contributes to the overall quality of care provided and helps healthcare organizations deliver effective and patient-centered services.
Hospitality and Public Space Flooring
Hospitality interior design plays a crucial role in creating a welcoming and immersive environment for guests in hotels, restaurants, resorts, and other hospitality establishments. The design is essential for creating memorable guest experiences, reflecting the brand identity, optimizing functionality, and gaining a competitive advantage in the industry. It combines aesthetics, functionality, and practicality to enhance guest satisfaction, operational efficiency, and overall success.
Mixed Use Developments
Mixed-use developments have become popular in urban planning and architecture as they offer a blend of residential, commercial, and sometimes even industrial spaces within a single development. Designing the interior spaces of mixed-use developments requires careful consideration of functionality, aesthetics, and the specific needs of each component.