NeoCon 2017 in Review

The 49th annual NeoCon has concluded and its 50,000+ attendees have returned home, eager for what the future holds in commercial interiors. As one of the largest and most pivotal furniture trade shows in North America, NeoCon showcases the latest products, ideas and industry trends. The event, held annually at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart from June…

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Ultra Violet | Pantone® Color of the Year 2018

It’s the most the wonderful time of the year! And while the holidays are right around the corner, that isn’t what we’re referring to. For interior design, it is a moment we eagerly await all year long. The Pantone Color Institute, a beacon for all color-related trends, recently announced the Pantone Color of the Year…

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Kimball Lusso™ | Beauty Meets Durability

Inspired by modern Italian design, the Lusso family of seating offers unique artistic flair for a variety of applications.  Multiple combinations of bases, aluminum colors and seat pad options give end-users and designers the customization they desire while a simple, yet durable construction allows for diverse functionality. Lusso’s classic four-leg base was designed with stacking…

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Kimball Health Alterna™ | Response to Ever-Changing Patient Care

A continuing evolution of strategies for patient care and associated medical treatments has created the need for durable and adaptable furniture solutions in our healthcare environments. The design team at Kimball has recognized that need and responded with a forward-thinking product application – Alterna™.Also shown; Kimball | Pep Although there are a handful of similar…

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Biophilic Design | A Naturally Beneficial Workspace

While you may not be familiar with the term ‘biophilia,’ you have undoubtedly witnessed its role within workplace design. Simply put, biophilia describes the intrinsic relationship humans and nature share and addresses the notion that we perform at our best when connected to the other. This relationship has a profound impact on how we design…

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CDI Wins “Best In Show” at Strut 2017

Corporate Design Interiors (CDI) is thrilled to announce that its STRUT Wisconsin Team has been awarded the ‘Best in Show’ title for a second consecutive year. Collaborating teams of interior designers and industry manufacturers from around the state constructed unique couture creations for this year’s fashion show, themed “Unleash Your Alter Ego.” The annual STRUT event, which was…

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CDI Project Profile | Color Ink

Family owned and operated since 1984, Color Ink has grown from a small commercial print shop in Milwaukee to a team of over 75 industry professionals serving diverse clientele across the nation. The company continues to offer dynamic and innovative marketing solutions 30 years later, with a continual focus on self-improvement and an extensive resume…

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Kimball Canopy™ | Versatility in the Open Office

As organizations adapt to accommodate today’s diverse workforce and their various work styles, it is imperative that design solutions maximize function and flexibility. The open office plan that was sought after for many years has shown limitations in its original design. While breaking down barriers within a workspace can lead to increased creativity and foster…

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Furniture Solutions Influencing Today’s Seniors

Older generations are having conversations about the next phase of life and are trying to determine the best place to call their future home (or a loved one’s next home). The Silent Generation [ages 92-72] and Baby Boomers [ages 71-53] comprise the mass majority of people currently looking to live in senior communities and although…

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The Evolution of Educational Design | Building Tomorrow’s Workforce

The state of education is evolving at a rapid pace. Education has long been thought of as something that occurs in a specific place during a set time, but that is no longer the case. Today’s parameters are much less defined and classroom functionality is being re-evaluated. Advances in technology and increased student diversity have…

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Kimball Narrate™ | Let Your Story Unfold

When it comes to today’s office landscape, visual expression and interior personalization is more essential than ever. Workplace design can not only lead to increased employee productivity and creativity, as we’ve touched upon in previous blog posts, it is also an important tool in communicating a company’s voice, character and aspirations. Though panel systems play…

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