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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CDI Project Profile | MGIC

Founded and based in Milwaukee for 60 years, Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation (MGIC) is a well-established beacon of home lending in the heart of the downtown area. Having occupied their Kilbourn Avenue location since 1972, time brought about an increase in the number of closed offices and visual barriers and a subsequent decrease in natural…

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Meadow | The Healing Destination for Patients

Kimball Health has been strategic with their product launches since its infancy.  Phase one of the product unveiling focused on providing staple furniture pieces needed for patient rooms and public waiting areas. While innovative concepts and exciting product launches are scheduled for the near future, let’s pause to take a closer look at how the…

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Hospitality in the Workplace | Creating Your Third Space

Image Source: Office Snapshots, Northland Controls Offices – Milpitas Corporate design has undergone a remarkable transformation in the past decade. As workplace demographics and technology have continued to evolve, so, too, has the traditional approach to real estate management. Flexibility has become a key component in attracting and retaining workers and overall employee productivity. Beyond…

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Kimball Theo | One Chair, A Thousand Settings

One of the multiple product introductions made by Kimball in 2017, the Theo™ seating line has already made an impact on the furniture industry. This handsome lounge chair was inspired by iconic, mid-century designs, and offers rich veneers, highly polished aluminum and clean lines. A product that is equally at home in lounge settings as it…

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Simplicity and Sophistication | The Slide Collection by Cumberland

Public spaces in healthcare facilities require furniture that allows its visitors to adjust and reconfigure as needed. In response to that need, Cumberland released a new, encompassing collection to add to their already well-established and elegant product offering. The Slide Collection addresses the changing need for how and where people sit and helps provide comfort…

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Workplaces in the Healthcare Environment

Administrative areas in healthcare environments are no different than a typical office space. Employees must be equipped with purposeful furniture solutions that allow them to work efficiently. To achieve optimal productivity, today’s culture mandates three key principles. Flexibility, Thoughtful Ergonomic Design and Mobility. When applied to each of the workplaces within the healthcare environment, these guidelines…

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Kimball Office Pairings | Paired to Perfection

Comfort and style. Flexibility and convenience. Choice and harmony. Some things are simply better together. This mentality is what prompted the creation of Pairings®, a diverse lounge-based system by Kimball Office designed to work alone or as components. Boasting power access, acoustical separation and functionality for open or enclosed spaces, Pairings provides an escape from…

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Kwalu | Furniture Purposefully Created for Healthcare Spaces

Designed specifically for the healthcare arena, Kwalu has a robust offering of functional patient room furniture and waiting area solutions; including casegoods, recliners, sleeper sofas and stylish guest chairs.Kwalu’s furniture frames are neither wood nor metal.  They are composed of a high-impact-resilient polymer with patented steel-joint construction, blending the strength of metal with the warmth…

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A Shift to Resimercial | Bringing Comfort to the Office

While the term “resimercial” may not be new to our ears, this year’s NeoCon show in Chicago certainly solidified its continued presence throughout the industry. Resimercial designs were seen around every corner, incorporating homelike influences into commercial spaces and furnishings. With this trend only growing in popularity, we’re discussing how it came to fruition and…

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