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Hospitality & Design NeoCon 061014

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An interview with John R. May, CEO, Group Dekko. HDSD: What's your main line of busi- ness? JM: For more than 40 years, the Powered by Pent ® brand has been an office furniture industry leading source of OEM specified electrical and power products. We are currently working with several industrial designers to develop new products that meet interior designer expectations and end-user changing needs for portable power taps, for office, hospitality and home office use. HDSD: Are you introducing any new products? JM: We are launching the new 2014 Powered by Pent GROUP DEKKO LAUNCHES POWERED BY PENT COLLECTION An interview with Mark Moussa, Founder and Creative Director, Arteriors. HDSD: Tell our readers about your com- pany. What's your main line of business? MM: I founded Arteriors in 1987, after virtually growing up in my dad's import company. At first, I focused on traditional decorative accessories, which lead to mirrors, then lamps, and so on. Today, we are a leading provider of luxury residential and commer- cial lighting, wall decor, decorative accessories and fur- niture. We collaborate with experienced artisans and manufacturers around the world producing beautiful fashion forward product that is sold throughout the U.S. and internationally, primarily through trade only show- rooms and rep organizations. We sell to both residential and commercial accounts, and also provide private label An interview with Bongsoo Kim, CEO, LG Hausys America Inc. HDSD: What is TechTop? BK: TechTop is a surface with wireless charging capabilities. The technology is seamlessly embedded into the HI-MACS surface with a single hidden connection to the outlet. It is an easy and safe solution to enjoy the benefits of wire- less charging technology, so that people can stay con- nected at the right times. HDSD: What distinguishes your product against the cur- rent market? BK: To start with, TechTop is ready for the market and will become available very soon. The official launch date is July 1. TechTop is essentially an upgraded An interview with James Kasschau, CEO, ICF Group. HDSD: Tell our readers about your company. What's your main line of business? JK: ICF Group is a collection of four companies, each of which targets a specific portion of our customer base. ICF is focused on European-design furniture. Nienkämper is a Toronto-based manufacturer, which pri- marily produces corporate furniture. Eisys is a manufac- turer of visual presentation systems. Unika Vaev is a provider of contract textiles and acoustical solutions and is introducing new products this year at NeoCon. HDSD: Tell our readers more about Unika Vaev. JK: Unika Vaev has recently entered into the acoustical An interview with Emil Mellow, V.P. of Marketing, Karndean Designflooring. HDSD: Tell our readers about your company. What's your main line of business? EM: We are Karndean Designflooring, and designfloor- ing is really critical in understanding who we are. We sell luxury vinyl tile (LVT) in realistic formats of wood planks and ceramic tile. We are the leaders of design- flooring. HDSD: What would you say makes your company unique? EM: Our company is unique because we understand both the residential and commercial needs for LVT. We understand the floor must be able to perform under the Continued on Page 17 An interview with Ben Forest, General Manager, BARAZIN. HDSD: Tell our readers about your company. What's your main line of business? BF: BARAZIN manufactures alu- minum doors and architectural glass, mainly producing kitchen cabinets. We offer nine different aluminum pro- files and more than 150 types of glass. We're also pleased to say that this year we are cele- brating our 10-year anniversary. HDSD: What would you say makes your company unique? BF: Unlike our main competitors, which are Italian manufacturers, our products are made here for North Continued on Page 19 Continued on Page 19 Continued on Page 19 Continued on Page 19 Continued on Page 17 DEFINING ARTERIORS LG HAUSYS INTRODUCES WIRELESS CHARGING WITH TECHTOP KARNDEAN DESIGNFLOORING: LUXURY VINYL TILE UNIKA VAEV: SOLUTIONS FOR WORKPLACE NOISE BARAZIN INTRODUCES B2 GLASS DOORS O s e r C o m m u n i c a t i o n s G ro u p C h i c a g o Tu e s d a y, J u n e 1 0 , 2 0 1 4 AN INDEPENDENT PUBLICATION NOT AFFILIATED WITH NEOCON

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