Lichen-Inspired Carpet Awarded the Living Product Challenge Petal Certification

Mohawk Group’s Lichen Collection is the first floor covering to receive this certification.
Aug 3, 2017 12:45 PM ET


Jason McLennan, founder of the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) and 2017 HIVE dean, worked for eight months with Mohawk to develop flooring that brought the natural beauty of lichen inside.

As he explains in this short video, Mohawk now offers nine carpets that honor a series of different species of lichen with unique growing patterns and colors.

The carpet is the first product to receive the ILFI Petal Certification, says George Bandy Jr., vice president of sustainability for the Mohawk Group.

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