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John Dupra (pronounced DU-pray)’s father Craig started in the wood flooring business before John was born as an installer and refinisher, which he did for 24 years before eventually opening his own wholesale wood flooring distribution company in Rochester, NY.

It was at the wholesale business that the idea for Revel Woods was born, inspired by high end fashion sites, Revel Woods is dedicated to making the buying process of expert curated, high-quality hardwood flooring as easy as possible.

John has been featured in a number of publications including being recognized in Hardwood Floors Magazine’s first ever 40 under 40:

By John Dupra, Posted in Press

We wondered if we could take the best components of a premium line, but make it much more cost effective by cutting out the stuff people don’t really care that much about and offer THE best bang for your buck in resilient flooring. We’re calling it The Caye Collection. I could tell you why it’s awesome, but wouldn’t it be better if I just showed you?  ... read more.

  • June 03, 2021

By John Dupra, Posted in Pros

If you’ve been sourcing just about anything right now you’ve probably noticed things are a little out of whack. Or all the way out of whack. So what’s going on?... read more.

  • April 27, 2021

By John Dupra, Posted in Press

Listen in as the Building Brands podcast sits down with John to discuss Revel Woods and this modern approach to hardwood flooring that is changing how designers are researching and sourcing floors.... read more.

  • March 03, 2021

By John Dupra, Posted in Press

Seasonal Living Magazine's Luxury Virtual Designer Showhouse is launching a free YouTube event on Thursday, Dec. 3 hosted by our friend and founder of A Well Designed Business, Luann Nigara.... read more.

  • November 03, 2020

By John Dupra, Posted in Press

Seasonal Living Magazine’s Virtual Designer Showhouse is coming up in December- live launch will be December 3rd at 6 pm ET, and you can check it out anytime after that, from the comfort of your own home!... read more.

  • October 30, 2020

By John Dupra, Posted in Press, Pros

Michael Martin, the President of the National Wood Flooring Association, speaks with John about the hardwood industry and everything a designer needs to know.... read more.

  • July 24, 2020

By John Dupra, Posted in Press, Pros

Episode three of our Expert Series features Wendy Woloshchuk! Wendy goes into detail on how she manages both her clients as well as her contractors. There’s a lot of wisdom in here.... read more.

  • June 25, 2020

By John Dupra, Posted in Press, Pros

In part two of our designer chats, John talks to Elizabeth Scruggs of Superior Construction and Design about setting client’s expectations, the relationship between a GC and designer, and more.... read more.

  • May 21, 2020

By John Dupra, Posted in Press, Pros

In this episode we’re talking with Lori Miya from Miya Interiors. Lori has a powerhouse design business in Salt Lake City, UT where she specializes in full service residential design for both new builds as well as remodels.... read more.

  • April 30, 2020

By John Dupra, Posted in Press, Tips

I was invited to be on the always entertaining Behind the Studs podcast with Colin and Jimmy. We had a lot more fun talking about flooring than anyone would have expected.... read more.

  • February 12, 2020