Mohawk Group

Spreading Sunshine

Sunweave from Mohawk is a carbon-neutral, red list-free broadloom carpet collection that merges woven construction with today's desire for artisinal materials, authenticity and warmth in contract spaces. Shadow Pass features a grand linear ombre shadow that transitions along the loom for dramatic installations. It derives its inspiration from the notion of shadows being nature's handcraft as subtle color and value shifts mimic the sun's daily progression. 


Urban Fabric, Flooring, Inspiration

Nutopia Matrix—two lower-profile flat loop 12-in. × 36-in. patterns—complements the Nutopia carpet plank collection. Urban Transit (shown) has an active, shifting pattern and the second pattern, while Urban Terrain offers an overall gestural pattern—both are inspired by “urban fabric.” The sustainable backing uses fewer raw materials and energy, and simplifies floor installation and reduces sub-floor moisture concerns. 


Living Light Lab

Mohawk’s Light Lab in Dalton, Ga. has become Living Building Certified for its material conscientiousness and its light, air and views that foster employee health and wellness. Built in the early 1960s as the headquarters for World Carpet, the building has been used most recently as a showroom space for Mohawk Flooring’s residential products. The building now houses Mohawk’s product design teams. Floor-to-ceiling glass expanses make the department appear to levitate in the trees, as if seated on an adjacent branch—it’s a literal move up the ladder from the below-grade space where some members of the design department used to work. The conceptual design for the i