Anyone who – in their adolescent years – wanted to paint their bedroom walls black knows that putting your mark on a space makes it your own.
Former president of the Kitchener-Waterloo Record, Paul Motz, had much more to play with when in 1970 his father assigned him to managing the interior details of the new Record building at 225 Fairway Road South.
One of his jobs was selecting the carpet for the space – not measured square yards, but measured in acres.
Although this clip didn’t make it into “Finding John Lingwood”, Paul’s detailed account of the process always fascinates me. Watch it below.