NeoCon 50 | Trends from the 2018 Shows

The largest event of the year for the commercial design and architectural industry has wrapped and we can thankfully say goodbye to those overwhelming elevator lines until next June. Thousands of design professionals in markets ranging from Education, Government, Healthcare and Workplace, converged at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart last week to celebrate NeoCon’s 50th edition and…

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Humanscale® Diffrient Smart™ Ocean | Reviving Our Oceans Chair by Chair

Did you know that 8 million tons of plastic waste pollute our oceans each year? According to a new report by World Animal Protection, abandoned, lost or discarded fishing gear has been identified as the most harmful form of ocean plastic pollution and is responsible for nearly 10%, roughly 700,000 tons, of yearly ocean pollution…

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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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Natural Light | Bringing Your Office to Life

  No other medium has as big of an influence on our bodies and minds as light. A flurry of studies in the past decade have proven that sunlight and other natural elements boost the physical and mental health of the human body. However, as individuals spend more and more time in workspaces with little…

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Giving Employees Healthier Options with Xsede Height Adjust

Kimball Office | Xsede Height Adjust. Giving employees a healthier option for their workspace. Today’s employers are doing more to support employee wellbeing.  Architects and designers are designing for workplace wellbeing. And now with Kimball Office’s new Xsede height adjust desks; an employee’s work surface can support it as well. With the touch of a button, Xsede…

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Top 3 Benefits of Employee-Centric Workplace Design

It’s no surprise that when a person feels genuinely cared for, they also feel inclined to reciprocate the same gesture. It’s no different in a professional workplace setting. Employees that feel valued by their respective company are more engaged, strive to exceed goals and contribute their best to the company’s overall success. Traditionally, employee-centric companies…

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Downsizing the Cubicle

The open office has been around since the early part of the 20th century with desks being arranged in rows,  after the introduction of the original panel system in the 1960’s, the modern day cubicle has defined today’s office. It’s been the subject of many studies and punch lines. Now in the 21st century, we’re in…

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