Just like Bill Snyder’s winning work ethic, the inspiration behind this project, the Bill Snyder Family Stadium, North End Zone earned the Bronze Winner in the Hospitality/Public Space Category at the 2016 Starnet Floor and Design awards. It is truly stunning and a one-of-a-kind creation. What a tribute to Kansas State University!
The Ronald McDonald Wylie House took home the Silver Winner in the Hospitality / Public Spaces category at the 2016 Starnet Floor and Design awards.
The design is very inviting for families who stay here while their loved one is undergoing medical treatment at Children’s Mercy Hosptial. It truly is a home away from home and offers peace and tranquility for those staying here.
Interior Surface had an amazing time at the Annual Starnet Flooring Conference and the 2016 Design Award ceremony in Miami! The trip was a success. We brought home two new Starnet Flooring Design Awards.
First, we received the Silver Winner in the Hospitality / Public Space category for our work on the Ronald McDonald Wylie House. The design is very inviting for families who stay there while their loved one is undergoing medical treatment at Children’s Mercy Hospital. For more information on this project click here.
We also received the Bronze Winner for the Kansas State University, Bill Snyder Family Stadium, North End Zone. It is truly stunning and a one-of-a-kind creation based off of Bill Snyder’s commitment and vision to create the perfect team. Learn more about this exquisite facility by clicking here.
It is exciting to be part of a winning team! We have won a total of six Industry Exclusive Design Awards in the last five years: two gold’s, three silver’s and one bronze!
You can view all of the winners here.
The Final project we submitted in the Hospitality / Public Space Category is the Bill Snyder Family Stadium, End Zone at K-State. This is the second project we completed for K-State at the stadium, and we plan to be a part of the remaining updates to the facility.
Commitment: Transforming Promise into Reality
Kansas State Football Coach Bill Snyder, who took the worst team in college football and created a winning team, emphasizes that success is developed by 16 goals of equal value, all which require commitment. This new stadium and training facility is centered on these goals and Bill Snyder’s vision to create the perfect team.
Building off of his vision, designers for this classic athletic facility had to develop a space suitable for recruitment and development of elite athletes. The gothic limestone exterior attracts students with a powerful feel of traditional campus architecture.
Once across the threshold, students are greeted with a modern energy that is evident through illumination and transparency. Technology, design, and first class amenities encourage athletes to achieve their goals. To soften the contemporary design features, carpeting was selected to accent the royal purple interior finishes, creating a feeling of warmth and depth.
To further accentuate the expansive open spaces in the locker area, carpet with an organic large-scale pattern was used to create a contemporary feel. In the corridors, patterns were installed directionally helping to break up the long hallways. Providing a modern twist to what could have been a generic meeting space, luxurious royal purple carpet wrapped the floors of the executive conference room.
Coach Snyder’s dream, paired with the commitment and great effort this design team demonstrated, resulted in the creation of a world class athletic facility where students and community could unite.
The Second Design Award project we submitted in the Healthcare Category is the Healthcare Resort of Olathe. Last year we won the Gold Award in the Healthcare category and hope to bring home another Gold with this one!
“Less Hospital, more hospitality” is the design concept that inspired The Healthcare Resort of Olathe. This luxurious center houses both assisted living residences and transitional care (short-stay rehabilitation and therapy) suites.
The goal of the design was to provide customers with concierge-style conveniences and amenities to meet their individual needs, while creating an ultimate experience one guest at a time.
Upon entry guests are immediately drawn to the warmth of the two-story sleek and modern porcelain fireplace. To create beautiful non-traditional intimate spaces throughout, a variety of LVT, porcelain and carpet combinations were strategically incorporated into the design.
Property amenities allow the guests to recuperate in a resort-style environment. The unique and elegant spaces were accomplished by combining both hard and soft surface flooring products.
Since the rehab areas of this center needed to balance durability with function, and still be aesthetically pleasing, a richly colored LVT was selected.
In the corridors, carpet was chosen to provide warmth and improve acoustics. Finishing touches using a faux-wood profile base created a more elegant feel throughout the space.
Merging world-class healthcare with personalized hospitality makes The Healthcare Resort of Olathe a destination for a memorable and unique healthcare experience.
The First Design Award Project we submitted in the Hospitality/Public Space Category is the Ronald McDonald Wylie House. Interior Surface has had the pleasure to work on 2 separate projects for RMH, and we hold this project very near to our hearts as we were able to help provide 200 more families places to stay while utilizing services at Children’s Mercy Hospital.
Can the interior design of a commercial space feel like a hug to the soul?
That is exactly what the newest Ronald McDonald Design Team faced when planning The Wylie House, in Kansas City.
The goal of the design was to make families feel welcome immediately upon entering the home. Providing 20 additional families with a place to call home was a great feeling for this talented and dedicated project team.
Weathered wood flooring, soft lighting, and a neutral color pallet accentuated with pops of color throughout the area, bring in excitement and fun. Balancing residential and commercial design was critical to maintain the warmth of a home, while providing the durability needed for a high traffic commercial space.
To make the home feel less commercial, carpet runners were selected to highlight the ornamental staircase. LVT, porcelain, and laminate were selected for the main areas to provide durability and ease of maintenance. Speckled rubber tile, in the color of seaglass, was used to balance aesthetics with function in the play area.
The majority of the children that come to the Wylie House are siblings to those in the hospital. With no outdoor space to play, the designers wanted to bring the essence of outdoors inside. This was accomplished by using a green needlepunch carpet tile to simulate grass.
To remain environmentally friendly, a fun rainbow inspired carpet constructed of 100% post production 6.6 nylon was used along with reclaimed wood and barn doors salvaged from the original building. The finishing touches include an interactive play installation bringing a fun and adventurous Willy Wonka feel to the play area while providing families with a warm and inviting refuge from their medical adventure.
The 2016 Starnet Flooring Design Awards have been submitted. You can review all of the entries at the Starnet Design Awards gallery.
In April, Starnet holds their annual meeting and at that time the winners are announced. Interior Surface, in 2015, won the Gold Award in Healthcare & the Silver Award for People’s Choice. We submitted on 3 projects this year and hope to bring home more winners! Stay tuned for information on each project we submitted.
We are excited to have been selected, from a prestigious group of flooring contractors across the United States, as the feature contract flooring company in the Contractor’s Corner of Floor Trends Magazine. Please take a moment to read about our success and growth in the competitive flooring industry.
If you are interested in seeing why we are so successful please contact us at 913.397.8100 for a complimentary estimate on your upcoming flooring project.
At the 2015 Annual Starnet Worldwide Flooring Spring Meeting, the anxiously awaited design award winners were announced. Interior Surface Enterprises, LLC. (ISE) was selected for the Gold Prize in the Healthcare category for our 39 & Rainbow flooring project.
Landlocked with no space to grow outward, The University of Kansas needed to develop a multi-level care facility to meet the needs of their patients. This building had to be conveniently located within walking distance from the hospital campus. To capture the local urban feel, a four story Parisian-inspired medical facility was created. Owned by several groups within KU, designers were challenged to create a cohesive building meeting multiple needs. Using a mixed-use concept, the bottom level incorporates restaurants and retail shops. The top three levels house Transitional Care and Impatient Acute Rehab. Carpeting was selected to provide a hospitable feel with large scale patterns. LVT was selected for low maintenance, durability, and provided a nature inspired feeling. This relaxing, stress-free environment included a beauty parlor, a library, rehabilitation centers, and lounges. Bold designs were chosen to make the areas feel family-friendly. In clinical spaces, sheet vinyl was used. To create depth to the sheet vinyl, “area rug” accents utilizing accenting colors were inlaid in the patient rooms. For patient therapy sessions, ten foot vinyl intervals were installed in the corridors. Bringing community together, this eclectic building has created a new place for students, staff, and patients to enjoy.
Interior Surface Enterprises was selected as the flooring contractor for the new Furniture Mall of Kansas which is going into the old Benchmark building behind Bass Pro off of 119th St. What a beautiful store this is going to be! We are installing J&J Carpeting, Karndean Luxury Vinyl Planks, and much more! The vinyl is being laid in giant circles that mimic the ceiling soffits to provide elegant way finding throughout the store.