Manila, Philippines, 31 Jan 2019 – Shaw Contract, a design leader in commercial flooring solutions and surfaces, is pleased to collaborate with our local distribution partner SMJ Furnishing, to organize an exclusive roadshow for Manila’s architect and interior design community.
Held at the charming WhiteSpace gallery, the event introduces the latest flooring design trends with award-winning collections by Shaw Contract, including Inside Shapes, a US-made product, and Haven, an Asia-made product (refer to the separate releases on each product for more information).
“As an industry leader in innovation, design, and performance, Shaw Contract constantly experiments with new ideas and creates market trends to help improve the environments in which we all live, work, learn and play.” explains Mr. Ace Le, Asia Pacific Marketing Manager, Shaw Contract, “Year after year, Shaw Contract receives numerous accolades celebrating excellence in product design. We are delighted to announce that our Haven collection was recognized with the prestigious 2018 Best of NeoCon Award – Gold, Modular Flooring, while Inside Shapes was selected as Interior Design Magazine’s 2018 Best of the Year Award in Carpet category.”
The event also celebrates a decade-long partnership between the two companies. Shaw Contract is a commercial brand under Shaw Industries, a Berkshire Hathway company, and the world’s largest carpet manufacturer and carpet fiber producer. SMJ Furnishing is one of the Philippines’ leading interior fitting suppliers with a strong reputation among the design community.
“With our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Nantong, China, Shaw Contract has been expanding our product offerings to better service to Asia-based clients, and the Philippines is one of our key markets,” shares Mr. Jeffrey Loh, Regional Sales Manager, South East Asia, Shaw Contract, “We are confident that SMJ’s strong local network and expertise will continue to help bring service excellence to our clients.”
“It is inspiring to have been a part of the Shaw Contract global family, and a change agent to introduce better, greener design solutions to the Philippines market, and help set the standards for local and regional design and sustainability practices,” says Ms. Bebet Sison, Managing Director, SMJ Furnishing.
For more information on Shaw Contract, visit www.shawcontract.com.
About Shaw Contract. At Shaw Contract, we believe that the ground beneath your feet should have a positive impact on how you live, learn, work, heal and play. We strive for design excellence in everything we do – from conception to production to installation, it’s what sets us apart. We make flooring that delivers a purposeful blend of design elements, materiality, sustainability and performance. Every day we take on creative challenges to research, design and innovate flooring solutions that transform spaces across the globe.
Ace Le | APAC Marketing Manager, Shaw Contract | firstname.lastname@example.org
For more photography, visit www.shawcontract.com/haven.