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Introducing DesignOneSource, Where Inspiration and Design Meet Supply

DesignOneSource is the new specification division of Hardwoods Distribution Inc. (HDI); it is organized to provide architects and designers seamless specification support for decorative surface materials across North America by aligning leading global suppliers and front-of-trend interior decor products that adhere to the highest environmental standards. Supported by a vast internal information network, DesingOneSource provides instant access to design inspiration, trend insight, vendor coordination, training and technical product support.

The DesignOneSource specification team includes 15 experienced industry professionals, combined with a tremendous product offering supplied by 66 distribution centers that represent materials from: Rugby Architectural Building Products, Hardwoods Specialty Products and Paxton Lumber.

As North America’s largest Architectural Building Products distributor, HDI is active in its efforts to minimize its environmental impact in addition to providing products recognized for contributions to sustainability including Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).

DesignOneSource offers over 500,000 SKUs that are integrated with real time material tracking, order processing, and inventory status. The selection of architectural interior décor materials from DesignOneSource includes: TFL, prefinished wood panels, high gloss and matte panels, decorative veneers, solid surfaces, quartz and HPL provides design flexibility for residential and commercial environments of any scale. Interfaced with a large team of regionally located A&D specification representatives and a powerful website, you can get exactly what you need to complete your project.

The easily navigable, and highly informative DesignOneSource website offers project imagery, documents, tools and numerous support services. To increase productivity it features a series of  “accelerators” to reduce navigation to a single click to access content such as ordering samples; or arranging a personalized product presentation from a menu of presentations that allows designers the ability to tailor the presentation to fit specific requirements and have it as dine in (they come to you), or carry out – virtual delivery. Satisfy a need for knowledge with online CEU training with on-demand product education, or experience 3D environments with expansive customization options using the virtual reality design tools. Product specifications for all suppliers are in one place thereby eliminating time consuming navigation across the site. View design materials come to life in the inspirational galleries or in the featured residential and commercial project galleries.

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