Formica Infiniti® ColorCore®2 Laminate Receives 2018 GOOD DESIGN™ Award

Prestigious award recognizes the world’s best new consumer design products and graphics

CINCINNATI (January 7, 2019) — Formica Group, the inventor of laminate, has been honored with a 2018 GOOD DESIGN™ Award by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design, for the new Formica Infiniti® ColorCore®2 Laminate. 

Good Design is presented by The Chicago Athenaeum—together with The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies—as the foremost program that honors and recognizes the best design talent and the best manufacturing worldwide. Winning products and graphics for 2018 can be viewed at the Museum’s websites at, and

Formica Infiniti® ColorCore®2 Laminate combines two of Formica Group’s visually stunning technologies (Formica Infiniti® and ColorCore®2 Laminate) and features a soft-to-the-touch super matte finish that is fingerprint-resistant, offers antimicrobial surface protection, thermal healing capabilities and a matching colored core that eliminates the brown edge typically seen with laminate. 

“Formica Infiniti® ColorCore®2 Laminate proves that style and function can complement each other as a beautiful surfacing option for any space,” said Amy Gath, vice president, marketing, Formica Corporation North America. “We are honored to have our innovative design recognized as a prestigious 2018 GOOD DESIGN™ winner.”

Formica Infiniti® ColorCore®2 Laminate is available in four colors: New White, White, Black and Storm. It can be applied horizontally or vertically and is ideal for casework, countertops, furniture and signage in multiple commercial settings.

The GOOD DESIGN™ Award is the third recognition achieved by Formica Infiniti® ColorCore®2 Laminate since it was first introduced in June, 2018. The surface was previously honored with a Best of NeoCon Gold Award and a Nightingale Silver Award for Surfacing Materials and Finishes.

About Formica Corporation

Founded in 1913, Formica Corporation, part of the Formica Group of companies, is a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of innovative surfacing products for commercial and residential applications. For more information about Formica Corporation, its products, special programs and promotions, visit or call 1-800-FORMICA™.

About Formica Group

Formica Group is a global group of companies consisting of Formica Canada Inc., Formica Corporation, Formica de Mexico S.A. de C.V., Formica IKI Oy, Formica Skandinavien AB, Formica Limited, Formica S.A., Formica S.A.S., Formica Taiwan Corporation, Formica (Thailand) Co., Ltd., Formica (Asia) Ltd., Formica Decorative Materials (China) Co., Ltd. and Homapal GmbH, among others.

Please Note: Formica®, Formica® Surfaces. For Real®, the Formica® Anvil Logo, Formica Infiniti®, and ColorCore®2 are registered trademarks of The Diller Corporation. 1-800-FORMICA™ is a trademark of The Diller Corporation. All rights reserved. ©2019 The Diller Corporation. 

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