Tarkett’s Nature-Inspired Premium Vinyl Floor Tiles + Planks

French flooring brand Tarkett looked to nature for the 100 finishes available on the vinyl tiles and planks within their new iD Inspiration collection, which includes iterations ranging from a vintage zinc pattern in a silver colorway to Scandinavian oak in medium beige and classic terrazzo in terracotta. To achieve a feeling of authenticity, the innovative luxury brand digitally printed directly from scans of real wood and …

National Archives of Game Show History at the Strong National Museum of Play

Inside Rochester, New York’s Strong National Museum of Play, the National Archives of Game Show History will present memorabilia from the nearly 100-year history of competitive broadcast programming (which actually began with quiz shows on the radio). TV producers Bob Boden and Howard Blumenthal founded the archive from their extensive personal collections but currently seek “scripts, set designs, props, technical plans, marketing materials, creative plans, …

Nintendo Museum to Open in Former Playing Card Factory

Kyoto’s defunct Nintendo Uji Ogura Plant will host the Japanese video game company’s forthcoming museum, tentatively named Nintendo Gallery. The site, constructed in 1969, used to produce playing cards and Hanafuda (a traditional card game, referred to as “the battle of the flowers”). The company—whose hardware includes Game Boy, Wii and Switch, and whose games range from Super Mario Bros, Donkey Kong and Legend of Zelda to …