Formica new formats

At Formica Canada’s Design+ event in Toronto’s Gardiner Museum, the surfacing company invited over 150 A&D professionals to learn about Formica’s new Living Impressions Collection, HardStop decorative-protection panels and Intentek wireless charging laminate surface.


Text and photos by David Lasker


Stanley Kedzierski, principal at condo design and planning firm Urban Parallel; Maria Bannon Turvey, A&D specialist, Ontario and Atlantic Canada, Formica; and David Fenster, sales rep, Royal LePage.
Adamson Associates Architects’ Naoto Hayashi, technologist; Yupin Li, intern architect; Daphne Fang, marketing co-ordinator; and Sarah Obtinalla, intern architect.
Qualybuild Construction Management interior designers Anthony Espinol and Ana Luisa Vasquez; and Philip Yates, partner at store fixtures and exhibit maker Geron & Associates, and his wife, Yanett.
From interior design firm Connect: Kimberley Green, designer; Julie Moore, design director; Seamus Butterly, sales consultant; and Lisa Di Carlo, designer.
Formica Canada’s Christelle Locat-Rainville, marketing manager; Tatiana Alexandrova, marketing specialist; and territory managers Philip Roy and Johannie Sirois Paquette.
Scotiabank’s John Beneeth, contractor; Martha Moreno, Nur Cengiz and Adriana Suarez, senior designers; Michael Shakespeare, senior manager A&D Canadian retail, real estate; Bianca Paniague, senior designer; Maria Medeiros, project manager; and Imeria Martinez, senior manager, A&D, IB retail and workplace.
From Rogers Communications: Nickeisha Lewis, design specialist; Kaitie Riddell and Jaclyn Ferron, merchandising specialists; and Rosa Costanzo and Serena Prosser, retail designers.
David Thompson, “The Main Doer” according to his Thompson Design Communications business card (he’s a graphic designer); and James Loppie, director of sales and design at CAO Dezign Workz.