Mannington Commercial has appointed Roby Isaac to the Salem, NJ-based design team. Isaac will serve as Creative Manager – Commercial Hard Surfaces.

An internationally recognized textile designer, Isaac brings more than 10 years of experience to Mannington, including positions with the design management teams at Milliken & Company, Tandus, and Monterey Carpets. At Milliken he designed the Sound and the Fury collection and Ghost Artist collection; at Tandus and Monterey, he was instrumental in the design direction and development of new carpet collections. He holds a degree in textile design from Philadelphia College of Textiles, Philadelphia University.

"Roby's talents are exactly the right fit for Mannington," said Bob Hutchison, Chief Innovation Strategist at Mannington Commercial. "His extensive design background in textiles, and the potential that his design thinking and vision hold for our hard surface products, are an incredible asset for a company known for providing the most complete product offering in both hard and soft surface flooring. And just as importantly, he is a natural fit within our culture of innovation and performance technologies."

"Mannington's talented product team has built a reputation in the industry for quality products and design thinking," said Isaac. "I look forward to working with them in this new medium of hard surface flooring, and assisting the team to build prosperous creative experiences."