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AUG 2015

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August 2015 | | 15 Wood-Mode Opens Chicago Design Center Lancaster, PA — Luxury custom cabinetry manufacturer Wood-Mode has opened it frst-ever Wood-Mode Lifestyle Design Center in Chicago's historic Merchandise Mart. The Life- style Design Center is located in LuxeHome on the first floor of the Merchandise Mart. The location is available to all Wood-Mode dealers and welcomes homeowners, designers, architects, builders and trade professionals from the Chicago area and beyond. The center will be a showcase for the latest product releases and Wood- Mode lifestyle design themes, with styles ranging from traditional to transitional and contemporary for the kitchen, bath and beyond. Also fea- tured will be an entry display featuring Oceanside and Embassy Row, two of Wood-Mode's recent design themes. "Wood-Mode continues its long- standing tradition of supporting our national network of independent deal- ers and showrooms by developing this space as a hub for cabinetry design in the Chicago market," said Brooks Gronlund, president and COO of Wood-Mode Inc. "This space in Luxe- Home serves to inspire and capture the attention of our customers, archi- tects, interior designers, builders and trade professionals." Cersaie Begins Next Month Modena, Italy — Cersaie, the world's largest exhibition of ceramic tile and bathroom fur- nishings, will take place at the Bologna Exhibition Center in Bo- logna, Italy from Sept. 28-Oct. 2, 2015 for its 33rd year. Organized by Edi.Cer SpA, this year's show is expected to attract 900 exhibitors from more than 30 countries, and over 100,000 visitors. The show will continue to host expanded categories of interior and exterior foor and wall cov- ering materials including marble, natural stone, wood and laminate. Cersaie's conference and semi- nar series, "Building, Dwelling, Thinking," will feature industry speakers, with this year's keynote given by Pritzker Prize winning architect Glenn Murcutt, who is regarded as Australia's most fa- mous architect. The 2015 Tiling Town taking place in the center of the exhi- bition hall, will feature a greater engagement by Assoposa who will work with the "Master Tilers" to feature techniques in installa- tion and laying of tiles including large formats, thin formats, in- terior applications and exterior applications. For additional information about the event, visit www. w w w . m o c k e t t . c o m • 8 0 0 - 5 2 3 - 1 2 6 9 ardware Arc itectural Your for Fine "Fine Furniture" ® h 2005 Winner Andrea Ruggiero, NY — Sombrero™ Wire Manager 2012 Winner Andrew Elliott, Englewood, FL — Cord Manager 2009 Winner John O'Connor, Griffth, IN — Shelf Support Call for Entries! 2009 Winner Jeffrey Bolen, Marina del Rey, CA — Table Leg 2008 Winner Michael W. Davis, Rockford, MN — Star Grommet Our 30 th annual design contest is now open for entries. The competition specializes in furniture components, hardware and accessories. We seek your innovative ideas in those areas. Entering is simple: Just go to and submit online. Or see instructions for sending us an entry via mail or FedEx. Deadline is Tuesday after Labor Day, September 8. So hurry! First Place award(s) receive $1000, an engraved achievement trophy, and a royalty. First Place award(s) vary between 1 and 4; there is no limit. 2010 Winner Rick Poliquin, Henderson, NV — Purse Hook Circle No. 8 on Product Card

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