The program is a great win for the environment and for everyone involved – manufacturer’s, architecture and design firms and students,” declares Amy Gath, Vice President of Marketing at Formica® Brand .
“With the support of our valued partners, Save A Sample!
2016 is exploding with new events,” declares Suzanne Swift, Save A Sample! Instead of filling up landfills, designers in San Diego, Phoenix and three Canadian cities can now give their old samples a 2nd life with eager and grateful design students.
welcomes back Wilsonart (Platinum) and Formica® Brand (Gold) as returning national sponsors. for the first time as our Platinum Sponsor, Arborite Marketing Manager Teresa Gentile noted, “Arborite and Wilsonart, as companies on the cutting edge of design, are constantly producing fresh collections and sending out new samples. , we are able to ensure that outdated materials go to a good home, exposing design students to these fantastic products as well as reducing waste and unused material.” “This is our fifth consecutive year supporting Save a Sample!Arborite, Wilsonart’s Canadian sister company, joins our national sponsorship team at the Platinum level as we launch Save A Sample! , and we couldn’t be more excited to see its continual growth,” affirms Mark Kieckhafer, Director, Specification Sales, Wilsonart.“Minimizing our eco-footprint and providing support for the future of the A&D community are two causes we’re passionate about, and love seeing both come together so seamlessly through this program.” “Formica® Brand is proud of our ongoing partnership with Save a Sample!and our shared commitment to keeping obsolete samples out of landfills.” In 2015, 24 design schools participated in Save A Sample! ” Nationwide, design firms boxed up 16 tons of samples.
“As an interior design graduate of the Art Institute of Philadelphia, when it was time to assemble a design board with samples, our sample room had materials which were hopelessly dated. 2016 takes place April 5-7 in 11 cities throughout the United States (Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Phoenix, Philadelphia, San Francisco, San Diego, Washington DC and Wilmington DE). Furniture dealer sign up begins November 2rd and design firm registration starts January 4th. To be notified of next year’s event, Like us on Facebook! As a design professional, I was keenly aware of this every time I had to update samples or a sample book. ,” enthused Anna Maria Vona, a designer at Carmana Designs, in Philadelphia. the samples leave my office to make room for new ones, students can use current samples for their design boards and the best….. If you are interested in joining us as a Save A Sample national, city sponsor or prize sponsor please contact our Coordinator, Inge Gordon Lawyer. The race to become the next lead singer of INXS has been narrowed down to just three contenders, with Aussie contestant Mig Ayesa firming as a favourite.Canadian performer Suzie Mc Neil was booted off , the Foxtel reality show in which Australian rock band INXS is searching for a new vocalist.That leaves Ayesa, who was born in the Philippines but moved to Sydney with his family when he was two and now lives in London, vying for the spot along with Canadian entertainer JD Fortune and American Marty Casey, in next week's grand finale.Ayesa, who has appeared in musicals such as the London version of She said the three remaining performers were all "equally talented" as singers, but Fortune seemed to "want it the most".