May 13, 2015
Durkan's Modesto Wins Product Design Award at HD Expo 2015Las Vegas, NV - Durkan was awarded the top Product Design award in the Carpeting/Carpet Systems/Rugs category for its Modesto collection at the 2015 Hospitality and Design Expo and Conference. Held annually in Las Vegas, HD Expo is the premier trade show for the hospitality design industry. The IIDA/HD Annual Product Design Competition honors innovation, function and aesthetic advancements in the hospitality industry.
May 13, 2015
Durkan Expands Definity Offering with Modesto Colletions for Rooms and Public SpacesLas Vegas, NV - For the first time, Durkan offers an encompassing collection of hospitality products that serve the flooring needs for guest room and public spaces. Modesto is a two-part collection of products—Modesto for Rooms and Modesto for Public Spaces. Using two different types of manufacturing techniques, the Modesto Collection delivers the right flooring solution for the right space, with color and design seamlessly coordinated.
May 13, 2015
Durkan Launches The Lakir Collection at HD Expo 2015Las Vegas, NV - The Lakir Collection's 15 luxurious patterns explore the technical capabilities exclusive to Durkan's Definity manufacturing technology. Designed especially for the hospitality market, the Lakir Collections brings elegance and sophistication to public spaces such as lobbies, meeting rooms, pre-function areas, ballrooms and other featured specialty areas. As part of Durkan’s comprehensive flooring solutions offering, the Lakir Collection coordinates with Mohawk Group hard surfaces and Daltile's ceramic offerings.
May 13, 2015
Durkan Features the Esprit Collection by Virginia Langley at HD Expo 2015Las Vegas, NV - The Esprit Collection, designed in collaboration with Virginia Langley, is made up of 18 patterns that evoke contemporary minimalism. Influenced by today's fashion trends that include flowing patterns, beautiful textures and bold sophisticated shapes, the collection successfully layers these elements to create elegant flooring solutions.
May 13, 2015
Durkan Features Marquee Collection by Stacy Garcia at HD Expo 2015Las Vegas, NV - The Marquee Collection, designed in collaboration with Stacy Garcia, offers a high-energy collection of patterns that are opulent, decadent and streamlined for hospitality environments including lobbies, ballrooms, pre-function areas, lounges, restaurants, corridors and other specialty areas.
May 13, 2015
Durkan Debuts World-Inspired Existence Collection at HD Expo 2015Las Vegas, NV - Existence is a collection of 18 natural world inspired patterns made by Durkan's Synthesis Technology, a proprietary manufacturing technology that layers printed pattern and texture together for incomparable depth and richness. The Existence Collection is a customizable series that meets the needs of any hospitality application from frequented lobbies to quiet hallways.
May 13, 2015
Mohawk Group Launches First Commercial Hardwood Collection: RerootCalhoun, GA - Mohawk Group, the commercial division of Mohawk Industries, offers a broad portfolio of flooring solutions from carpet tile, broadloom, woven, LVT, rubber, sheet and now hardwood. Rounding out its esteemed product offering, Mohawk Group introduced its first curated selection of commercial hardwood flooring called Reroot, which was featured at Durkan, the company’s hospitality brand, during HD Expo in Las Vegas, space 2523.
May 13, 2015
Mohawk Group Expands Resilient Tile Collection with Urban PatinaCalhoun, GA - Mohawk Group, the commercial division of Mohawk Industries, continues to expand its resilient tile collection with Urban Patina, a multi-purpose, highly versatile flooring solution. As part of the company’s total solutions product offering, Urban Patina offers innovation with never-before-seen visuals in fresh, unique colorways. The company offers a broad portfolio of flooring solutions including carpet tile, broadloom, woven, LVT, rubber, sheet and hardwood.
August 8, 2012
Mark Page Joins Durkan As Senior Director Of Color And DesignMarietta, GA - Durkan, the hospitality brand of the Mohawk Group, is pleased to announce Mark Page has joined the organization as the Senior Director of Color and Design. Page brings almost three decades of flooring design knowledge and industry experience to the position, most recently serving as the Vice President of Design and Marketing for Brintons.
May 10, 2012
Industry Veteran Mike Gallman Joins Mohawk Group As Vice President Of Product ManagementMarietta, GA - The Mohawk Group has tapped Mike Gallman, former CEO of Blue Ridge Industries, to serve as the company's Vice President of Product Management. Gallman has more than 35 years of industry experience, skillfully serving in various high-profile operational, sales and marketing roles throughout his distinguished career.
May 1, 2012
Mohawk Ranks Among Top Three Georgia Companies For Sustainability PracticesDalton, GA - Mohawk Industries continues its rise to the top of the Southeastern Corporate Sustainability Rankings. The flooring giant now ranks No. 3 among Georgia-based companies for sustainable practices in the Southeast, moving up two spots from 2011.
April 12, 2012
Durkan's Lavish Luxury Collection Receives Award For Industry-leading SustainabilityMarietta, GA - Members of the hospitality community have once again recognized Durkan’s commitment to manufacturing top-performing sustainable products. Lavish Luxury, a Merit Select offering, claimed the flooring category 2011 HA+D Green Plus Award.
April 9, 2012
Durkan's New Print Collections Showcase The Spectronics 25x AdvantageMarietta, GA - Durkan print carpet designs deliver unprecedented innovation to hospitality customers in 2012. The hospitality brand of Mohawk Group has introduced multiple new print collections, which demonstrate the many advantages of Durkan's new Spectronics 25X technology.
March 22, 2012
Great Design And Intricate Patterning Technology Separate Durkan's CYP Offerings From CompetitionMarietta, GA - Great design is derived from the perfect blend of talented designers and the industry's most innovative design tools, which work to bring a designer's vision to life. Only Durkan consistently delivers this unique balance, showing once again why it is the hospitality market's most trusted brand.
March 13, 2012
Durkan Makes Headlines With New Merit Select Collections Which Offer High-style Patterns And Design FlexibilityMarietta, GA - Durkan continues to broaden its Merit Select collection to fit every need and price point. The company is launching two new Merit Select offerings that are certain to catch the eye of every hospitality designer. Both Headlines at 8 and News at 12 are extensions of Durkan's best-selling Merit Select styles, with expanded offerings that include exciting new patterns and colorways.
February 16, 2012
Durkan Releases Fifth Installment In D*zine Magazine SeriesMarietta, GA - Design innovation through collaboration, that's the chief focus of Durkan’s fifth installment in the D*Zine magazine series. The publication is considered a trusted resource for style, design and creative inspiration for leading architects and designers in the hospitality segment.
February 14, 2012
Mohawk Industries Earns 4th In National Training RankingsDalton, GA - Mohawk becomes first flooring company to earn top five ranking; rare honor for manufacturing company. Mohawk Industries makes great products…and helps to develop great people. With a 2012 ranking of 4th in Training magazine’s Top 125, the company’s outstanding training and development program was recognized as one of the best among American employers.
February 13, 2012
Durkan Takes Design To A New Level With Spectronics 25x High Definition Digital Printing TechnologyMarietta, GA - Durkan, the hospitality brand of The Mohawk Group, is pleased to offer customers the most innovative and advanced method of printing with its new Spectronics 25X digital printing technology. The company is the first in the hospitality industry to employ the state-of-the-art 25 dpi system, which uses computer controlled, high-speed valves to achieve deep color penetration and elaborate design precision.
January 04, 2012
ReSource Commercial Flooring Network announces The Mohawk Group as ReSource Preferred SupplierAurora, CO - The ReSource Commercial Flooring Network (ReSource) is excited to announce The Mohawk Group as the newest ReSource Preferred Supplier to the network.
December 01, 2011
Durkan And NEWH Say Creativity And Innovation Are Key Components Of Third Annual D*Scover CompetitionMarietta, GA - One of the most exciting carpet design competitions is back for its third consecutive year. Durkan, the hospitality brand of The Mohawk Group, and NEWH (The Network of the Hospitality Industry) are now accepting entries for D*scover.
November 30, 2011
Durkan Announces New Collaboration With Product Designer And Trend Expert Stacy GarciaMarietta, GA - One of the biggest names in hospitality design is bringing her in-depth knowledge of color forecasting and design trends to The Mohawk Group’s hospitality brand. Durkan is pleased to announce it has established a long-term relationship with designer Stacy Garcia.
October 21, 2011
Mohawk Ranks in Newsweek's Top 500 Green Companies for Third Consecutive YearDalton, GA - Newsweek has once again recognized Mohawk Industries for its leading position in environmental performance. For the third consecutive year, Mohawk placed in the magazine’s annual ranking of the 500 "greenest" U.S. companies. Mohawk is the only flooring company to make the 2011 list, which can be seen in the issue of Newsweek currently on newsstands.
October 17, 2011
The Mohawk Group Unveils Facebook Honor Wall In Support Of Breast Cancer AwarenessMarietta, GA - Celebrating 10 years of partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure® through its Specify for a Cure® cause marketing program, The Mohawk Group and its four brands—Lees, Karastan Contract, Bigelow and Durkan—reveals its Facebook Honor Wall (the Wall) to further commemorate its support of breast cancer awareness.
September 13, 2011
Dynamic Duos: Durkan’s Latest Collaborations Drive Design at HD Boutique 2011Miami, FL - Partnering with Oren Sherman and Astek Wallcovering, Inc., Durkan will unveil its latest inspirational collections at HD Boutique 2011 in Miami, September 13-14.
July, 22 2011
Durkan Senior Vice President Appointed Global Leader Of HospitalityMarietta, GA - Lee Blair, senior vice president of Durkan – the hospitality brand of Mohawk – has been named the company's global leader of hospitality
May 19, 2012
Eyes On The Prize: Durkan Names D*scover WinnersMarietta, GA - The winners of the second annual hospitality carpet design contest from Durkan—the hospitality brand of The Mohawk Group—have been crowned. Durkan unveiled the prized patterns from its second annual D*SCOVER competition today at HD Expo 2011 (booth #3410).
February 22, 2011
December 15, 2010
Durkan And Newh Continue Partnership To D*SCOVER Dynamic Hospitality Carpet DesignMarietta, GA- Do you have an eye for cutting-edge carpet design? Durkan – the hospitality brand of The Mohawk Group – is calling on design professionals and students to d*scover a new way to express their creativity with its second annual carpet design contest.
November 9, 2010
Durkan, The Mohawk Group Recognized For Exceptional Standards In Environmental ManufacturingMarietta, GA- Strengthening its leadership in the design and development of sustainable, high-performance carpeting, The Mohawk Group announced that its Durkan manufacturing facility – home to the company’s hospitality brand and located in Dalton, GA. – has achieved ISO-14001:2004 certification.
September 15, 2010
Investing Today In The Hospitality Industry’s Talent Of Tomorrow: Durkan Partners With NEWH In Support Of ENDOWMiami, FL - Strengthening its commitment to helping shape the future of the hospitality industry, Durkan, a brand of The Mohawk Group, announced the continuation of its ongoing partnership with NEWH (Network of Executive Women in Hospitality) and its support of the organization’s new ENDOW program.
March 10, 2010
Feeling the Force of Nature: Durkan Expands Synthesis™ Line with Launch of Organic Inspired OfferingsMarietta, GA- Durkan continues to pave the way for the future of design by expanding its successful Synthesis™ line, unveiling eight new base grades that give a contemporary twist to the compelling forces present in nature.
February 9, 2010
Design For All Kinds: Durkan Broadens Print Portfolio with Metropolis and Lucia Hospitality Carpet CollectionsMarietta, GA- Continually addressing its customers’ needs for leading-edge carpet designs to suit a range of hospitality interiors, Durkan expands its portfolio of patterned carpets with Metropolis and Lucia.
January 29, 2010
D*SCOVER: Durkan and NEWH Partner for Hospitality Carpet Design ContestMarietta, GA- Think you have an eye for carpet design? Durkan — the hospitality brand of The Mohawk Group — is calling on design professionals and students to discover a new way to express their creativity with its first carpet design contest.
November 14, 2009
Designer Todd Oldham and the Wolfsonian–FIU’s Dynamo Museum Shop present limited-edition Welcome mats during Art Basel | Miami Beach
Miami Beach, FL- The Wolfsonian–Florida International University presents a selection of signed, limited-edition welcome mats created by designer Todd Oldham and contributing artists Wayne White, Megan Whitmarsh and Brock Shorno.
November 12, 2009
The Mohawk Group took to the courts and the green to show its support for the fight against breast cancer.Marietta, GA- "Teeing off" its efforts surrounding breast cancer awareness month, The Mohawk Group served as a platinum sponsor for the 2009 Ansley Pro-Am, an annual golf and tennis charity event.
November 9, 2009
The Wolfsonian–FIU presents 'New Voices. New Works' during Art Basel | Miami BeachMiami Beach, FL- The Wolfsonian–Florida International University announces New Voices. New Works, a series of site-specific pieces inspired by The Wolfsonian’s collection and curated by designer Todd Oldham in celebration of Art Basel | Miami Beach 2009.
November 4, 2009
Passport to Paris - Durkan Brings Parisian Style and Sophistication to Hospitality Interiors with Its L’auberge Collection of Print and CYP CarpetsMarietta, GA- Hospitality patrons don’t have to travel to Paris to experience the passion and adventure of the famed "City of Lights."
August 24, 2009
Old Meets New - Durkan Honors Scottish Origins with Blantyre Collection of Print and CYP CarpetsMarietta, GA- Experience the warmth and comfort of the season with an old world twist at anytime of the year.
June 29, 2009
June 11, 2009
The Mohawk Group Floors USGBC's New LEED® HeadquartersWashington, D.C.
March 18, 2009
Pattern And Texture Take The Floor: Durkan Expands Synthesis Offering with Glam and Artesia CollectionsMarietta, GA - Durkan’s Synthesis base grades are continuing to gain ’ground’ in the hospitality market since launching less than a year ago.
February 16, 2009
African Adventure: Durkan Translates Nature’s Glories Into Sophisticated Hospitality Carpet With SanyaKennesaw, GA - The breathtaking beauty of an African panorama is brought to life in Durkan’s Sanya Collection of hospitality carpet.
February 16, 2009
Featured Performance: Durkan Creates Show-stopping Hospitality Interiors With Its Calliope Carpet CollectionKennesaw, GA - Hospitality patrons will experience the fun and excitement of a magical spectacle with the premiere of Durkan’s new Calliope Collection of carpet.
January 20, 2009
The Mohawk Group Rolls Out The New Year Right: Carpet Company’s Commitment To Design, Innovation And Collaboration Honored With Industry AccoladesKennesaw, GA - Solidifying The Mohawk Group’s reputation as a commercial carpeting industry leader, the manufacturer was recently awarded multiple industry awards for its achievements in carpet design and sustainability.
January 16, 2009
Italian Getaway: Durkan’s Bella Collection of Carpet Brings Italian Style with a Contemporary Touch to Hospitality InteriorsKennesaw, GA - The warm, enchanting landscapes of Tuscany are translated into contemporary, distinctive carpeting in Durkan’s Bella Collection
January 16, 2009
Fashion-forward: Durkan Entices Hospitality Interiors with its Trace of Lace Carpet CollectionKennesaw, GA - Inspired by the striking prominence of couture lace in Europe’s Fall runway shows, Trace of Lace is a contemporary, stylistic Collection that adds sophistication and grandeur to an endless array of hospitality interiors.
October 29, 2008
Durkan Rolls Out the Platinum Carpet for Proximity HotelKennesaw, GA - Durkan's CRI Green Label Plus Merit Custom carpeting specified in first LEED Platinum Hotel in America. Eco-conscious travelers are following the Platinum brick road to Proximity Hotel-the "greenest" hotel in the U.S..
October 15, 2008
Stronger Together: The Mohawk Group Supports Breast Cancer Awareness with T-Shirts Designed by Todd OldhamKennesaw, GA - Extending its collaboration with top American designer Todd Oldham beyond carpet design, The Mohawk Group, the commercial carpeting division of Mohawk Industries, announces the launch of a T-shirt campaign in support of breast cancer awareness.
September 17, 2008
Coming Full Circle: Durkan Collaborates with Celebrated Designer Tracy Lee Stum. Pushes Boundaries of Design for Hospitality Spaces with Mandalas CollectionMiami, FL - Durkan stretches the limits of conventional carpet design in a unique collaboration with celebrated designer Tracy Lee Stum.
July 31, 2008
A New Green Era of LuxuryKennesaw, GA - The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino, which opened on the Las Vegas Strip (next to the Venetian) in January 2008, was certified by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) as the largest green building in the world. Carpeting from Durkan was specified in thei project.
May 15, 2008
A Match Made In Carpet: Pattern And Texture Unite With SynthesisLas Vegas, NV - How do you improve two tried and true techniques for manufacturing cutting-edge carpet? Combine them. Furthering its commitment to providing high-performance and high-design hospitality flooring solutions, Durkan marks the advent of a new age in hospitality carpet design with the launch of Synthesis.
May 15, 2008