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2017 Nightingale Award Winners Announced

Contract Magazine | December 2017



Contract Editor in Chief John Czarnecki and Healthcare Design Editor in Chief Jennifer Silvis presented the winners of this year’s Nightingale Awards on November 13, 2017, at the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Named after Florence Nightingale, and initiated by Contract editors and The Center for Health Design’s founders in 1990, the awards recognize contribution to the healthcare built environment through product design and innovation that contributes to healing.

A jury panel of healthcare architects, interior designers, and facilities managers selected 27 winners in 14 product categories. Mohawk Group’s Lichen carpet collection was honored as the Best of Competition winner. Lichen was also honored with the Gold Award in the Carpet category.

This year’s winners are:

Best of Competition
Mohawk Group: LichenSilver Award in Architectural Products: Clinical
Pressalit Care: Matrix M.

Gold Award in Architectural Products: Clinical
Construction Specialties: Acrovyn by Design Patterns

Gold Award in Architectural Products: Nonclinical
Accurate Lock and Hardware: Ligature-Resistant Sliding Door System

Silver Award in Carpet
Shaw Contract: Sanctuary

Gold Award in Carpet
Mohawk Group: Lichen

Silver Award in Fabrics and Textiles
Via Seating: Genie Medical Copper Mesh

Gold Award in Fabrics and Textiles
C.F. Stinson: Project ICU

Silver Award in Flooring: Hard Surface
Patcraft: AdMix Encore

Innovation Award in Flooring Resilient
Shaw Contract: Innate

Silver Award in Flooring: Resilient
Shaw Contract: Terasu

Gold Award in Flooring: Resilient
Nora Systems: Norament Arago

Gold Award in Furniture: Clinician Support
Herman Miller: Intent

Silver Award in Furniture Collections
Herman Miller: MoraGold Award in Furniture Collections
Stance Healthcare: Resilia Drum Table

Silver Award in Lighting
Visa Lighting: Sole

Innovation Award in Seating: Guest/Lounge
Steelcase Health: Surround

Silver Award in Seating: Guest/Lounge
Spec Furniture: Tailor

Gold Award in Seating: Guest/Lounge
Integra Seating: Valayo

Innovation Award in Seating: Patient
Carolina/OFS: Saven Rocker

Silver Award in Seating: Patient
Spec Furniture: Hardi

Gold Award in Seating: Patient
KI: Ruckus

Innovation Award in Surfacing Materials
Kwalu: Get Well

Innovation Award in Technology-Integrated Solutions
C.F. Stinson: 5.0 + See, Sample, Spec

Gold Award in Technology-Integrated Solutions
Midmark: IQvitals Zone

Innovation Award in Window Shading and Treatments
MechoSystems: ElectroPocket

Silver Award in Window Shading and Treatments
MechoSystems: ElectroPocket