A look at NeoCon 2009 Print
Thursday, 11 June 2009 08:49

NeoconHappening Monday, June 15 through Wednesday, June 17, 2009, NeoCon showcases the latest trends and innovative products for the office, health care, hospitality, residential retail and governmental environments.

The organizers have sent us the list of exhibitors for this 41st edition. Designer products have been subdivided in several categories. They are included in the list below.

Location: West Mart Center, Chicago

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Seating – Lounge

Allermuir introduces Bison from renowned designer Simon Pengelly. Bison is a highly stylish and distinctive contemporary tub chair design with broad shoulders and a compact footprint.

Allermuir also introduces Casper, a stylish and contemporary café and dining plastic mono-shell stacking chair design for all manner of catering and hospitality environments in both the corporate and leisure markets as well as being ideal for modern meeting applications and public seating, with the beam mounted version.

Allermuir’s Pause provides the perfect place to go when not at a desk or in traditional meeting environments. Focused upon current work styles and technologies where collaboration between colleagues is imperative to enable business to drive forward and respond effectively to the ever changing business environment.

Allermuir’s Jaks designed by John Coleman, works equally alone, or with its fun shapes interlocked and configured into exciting playful, tessellated patterns due to its modular nature and distinctive, graphic ‘cross’ shape.

Allermuir is proud to present Venus, designed exclusively for them by Simon Pengelly. Venus is a highly versatile, compact tub chair with molded foam body and sprung seat providing excellent comfort for both informal and formal meetings, conferences and dining applications.

Arcadia introduces Achella, and expressive lounge collection featuring straight and tapered lines beautifully counterbalanced with fluid contours. Combining metal, wood and upholstered elements, Achella lounge, love seat and sofa models deliver stellar form and aesthetic brilliance – not to mention a variety of options to realize a purpose beyond simply waiting.

B&B Italia Project present the AC Lounge, designed by Antonio Citterio and complete with a sofa, armchair and ottoman. The Lounge is an elegant and timeless collection ideal not only for offices, hospitality and public spaces but also for homes. It features stitched cushions for the seat and backrest which sit on a metal base available in nickel, bronze and black.

B&B Italia Project introduces Posa, designed by David Chipperfield and named for the idealistic hero in the opera Don Carlos, is a versatile and durable seating solution the conveys a feeling of luxury and sophistication. Dominated by clean lines, the light hidden frame is completely covered in fabric or leather.

Beaufurn is making a statement in corporate offices, hotel rooms or waiting areas with the Beaufurn LOUA-35 custom upholstered lounge chair. The Beaufurn LOUA-35 is designed to offer maximum comfort and durability with a beautifully crafted wood frame available in many finishes and it can be custom upholstered to complement any décor.

Beaufurn’s newest lounge chair offers an exposed wood frame of solid beech and elegantly curved wood arms, this plush LOUA-36 Lounge Chair invites visitors to take a seat and relax. The wide selection of wood finishes and upholstery options offer style, comfort and maximum versatility for a variety of settings and décor.

Beaufurn presents the stylish and comfortable LOUA-37 Lounge Chair; available in a variety of wood stains or in white for a bright, crisp look. A multitude of fabric options open the door for making a unique statement about any place where people gather.

Beaufurn introduces the Magda Stacking Armchair, which takes the mid-century focus on brightly-colored, light-weight, stackable furniture that is functional in a variety of environments and brings it into the 21st century with easy-to-care-for, comfortable style.

Coalesse introduces Bindu, a new collection of modern executive and conference seating, sensibly designed to express a softer, more subtle residential feeling with contract performance. The collection offers a complete range of seating solutions, ranging from a high-back executive/ conference chair to a low-back side/guest chair.

HBF introduces the Encircle Lounge Series from the Barbara Barry 2009 Collection. It is elemental in form, modern in attitude, and sleek rounded profile with a modest footprint.

Izzy presents Otis by Harter. Otis is the contemporary take on the modernist classics. The seat, made of a molded piece of Petra thermoplastic polyester, is a first for this industry. A hybrid between side and lounge chair, Otis is as welcoming as a reception or lounge chair as it is impressive as executive office guest seating.

Interstuhl presents Fit, an example of what technology can create when applied to innovative thinking. The concept is a cantilever type base with multi-zone flexible woven material stretched over it to create a seat.

Jofco’s Focus is defined by its small scale and low, sleek styling. This collection adds a modern presence to any interior space. Two distinct styles and coordinating occasional tables offer versatility and appeal.

Nienkamper’s new Pyramid Chair borrows a monumental form from ancient Egypt and stands it on its head. According to Karim Rashid, the inverted feature of the Pyramid Chair reflects who he is and symbolizes his hopes for the shape of things to come.

Nienkamper has built on the success of its previous collaborations with Karim Rashid to introduce the new Isola 8, the latest concept in lounge seating.

Sandler Seating introduces One for Two, a single seat armchair with a charming and contemporary design of great impact. It can be used in just about any public area seating application – corporate, institutional, retail, or any place that needs a comfortable signature piece.

Southfield Furniture presents the Transitional Lounge Chair, a modified wing chair developed for hospitality, with an updated profile perfect for a transitional setting.

The Gunlocke Company introduces the new Gracile Lounge which combines transitional and contemporary design to create a collection which complements a wide variety of professional environments. Gracil is graceful, yet dynamic and its unique silhouette is enhanced by maple hardwood elements in the back leg, rail and arm caps, creating an elevated interplay of aesthetics between the wood details and upholstery.

Trinity Furniture Incorporated’s Facelift 3 Collection features Velcro attached upholstery, antimicrobial moisture barrier and easily replaced components, available with fully exposed wood or upholstered arms. Including lounge, guest and tandem seating, ottomans, benches and tables, the collection is designed so that 100% of the components may be renewed, replaced or recycled.

Seating – Office

9 to 5 Seating presents a dynamic chair with instant ergonomic support that automatically conforms to the user’s height and weight. Vesta is a modestly priced chair with an upper backrest flex normally found only on higher priced seating.

Allermuir designed Dash for comfort and performance. Competitively priced, this task chair includes synchro-mechanism and ergonomic integrity. The specifically designed arms represent unique style, function and value.

Allermuir’s superbly crisp and refined, Zenith is a meeting and conference chair design with the best in comfort and flexibility. Essentially it is a four-legged stacking chair design with multifarious arm and backrest material configurations.

Allseating was inspired by post-modern icons when creating Ray, the new classic in exclusive and conference seating. The innovative React mechanism intuitively adjusts to the most ideal sitting position based on the weight of the user so it’s ideal for multi-users and multi-purposes.

Allseating’s You is a new ergonomic task chair the entire office will love. Featuring a polished U-shaped frame and innovative back suspension design, You flexes and bows to create a convex curve that provides full contact support for the entire back.

Arcadia is proud to present Infusion. Enriched in its own definitive style, and radiating with comfort and functionality, Infusion causes a celebratory reaction at every turn. With signature flair—most notable in the arm design—this highly charismatic seating collection adds depth and dimension to conference rooms, executive office spaces, and more.

Arcadia’s Theory is classically modern with a keen sense of comfort, while keeping in mind the importance of looking good from all angles. With an emphasis on stitching details and a signature arm that echoes the tapered frame of the chair back, Theory creates a powerful design aesthetic that beckons the audience, and makes a lasting impression.

Coalesse’s Bindu combines the comfort and craft of an upholstered lounge chair with the durability and resilience of a task chair. The collection offers a complete assortment of seating solutions, ranging from a high-back executive/conference chair to a low-back side/guest chair.

Chueng Shine Co., Ltd.’s CH-6186ASX is a new style of office chair, using elastic rubber cords to create a comfortable ergonomic chair.

Duoback Korea Co., Ltd’s introduces Duorest Alpha Series featuring a patent of duo-back system for the most comfortable back support. This creates another way of seating standard by providing further Mesh Seat with Synchronized Tilt.

Highmark’s InSync includes new finished and upholstered & leather backings, but maintains its ‘Main Street’ pricing. Joining InSync in Highmark’s InMotion series of counterbalance chairs will be InTune. With InSync’s same combination of high design & technology, InTune keeps users, the environment, and the bottom-line in sweet, healthful harmony.

HPFI now introduces five models of Helix Dr. Stools: black urethane seat and nylon base, upholstered seat with either a black or chrome base and upholstered seat and lumbar support with either a black or chrome base. The upholstered seat versions feature a foot-activated gas lift mechanism to provide hands-free height adjustment, a very important feature for physicians from the examination room to the surgical center.

HPFI’s Lynx Chair features a locking swivel tilt mechanism, pneumatic cylinder height-adjustable seat, independently adjustable arms and a black resin base, back and seat pan. Lynx is offered in a selection of quick-ship fabrics in a three-day lead time. It is also available in hundreds of standard fabrics, vinyl and leathers in three weeks or less.

Interstuhl’s new design, Hero, is designed as a state-of-the-art ergonomic seating program with a range of high tech features such as the AutoFit tension mechanism, cable activated control levers and a patented, user friendly mesh backrest.

ITOKI Design introduces the new PC Chair. This plywood chair with complementary cushions can be used in a wide of applications. It is stackable and available with or without arms.

ITOKI Design presents the RR Chair. The form follows the lines in this low chair for casual meeting that combines a fully upholstered look with surprisingly lightweight construction. Stacking steel frames in powder coat colors compliment the fabric covers of unique self-cushioning material.

ITOKI Design’s PM Chair combines ubiquitous mesh backrest with the warmth and thin silhouette of a plywood shell creating a new paradigm for comfort in the workspace. Available in natural or painted veneer complimented by a cushioned seat with matching mesh, it is stackable and available with or without arms.

ITOKI Design introduces the DP Chair. The organic shape of this meeting chair comes from the joining of two ply form shells that are generously proportioned to increase its comfort level. DP is a distinct design that can be used in a meeting room, an office or a lounge area and is available in natural or painted veneer and with cushions in complimentary colors.

Keilhauer’s new product Flit’s thin profile and mesh back are components of a clever design that creates a surprisingly comfortable and generously proportioned chair. It offers the comfort and style of an upholstered chair, with the functionality of a high-density stacker.

Keilhauer presents Vanilla, an executive task or conference room chair for use in any office environment. A sleek and elegant profile offers supreme comfort and support. Tasteful and classy, Vanilla goes with everything!

Office Star Products presents its 801 Series SPACE Side Chair, a multipurpose side chair which features unique perforated, contoured molded back and seat for superior comfort and breathability. Other features include a durable tubular steel frame along with dual wheel casters for easy mobility over any flooring surface.

Sedia Systems introduces the Elitra chair designed by Lucci and Orlandini/Lamm. The Elitra delivers innovative comfort in task, visitor and swing-away options, relying on gravity and a sophisticated system of synchronized hinges and slide blocks to automatically adjust to a person’s movement. Each element reacts independently and proportionally, continually adapting to the weight of various parts of the body to ensure maximum comfort.

STYLEX’s Mark2 is a stacker, a stool, and a formal guest chair whose rectilinear frame projects pure elegance. Superior craftsmanship and simple lines belie Mark2’s utility which expresses itself in wood, fabric, and steel.

SurfaceWorks has designed the distinctive, fluid, lightweight, and yet comfortable Premio Chair. Available with or without arms, this polypropylene chair is not only stylish but stackable as well.

Teknion’s Marini Executive Task Chair is a high-performance chair synonymous with a high level of style, performance, quality and luxury. With a refined level of design, Marini delivers exceptional comfort and performance for the business professional.

The Gunlocke Company’s new Vili Seating is contemporary stackable seating that provides a winning combination of comfort and aesthetic refinement. Vili is a versatile product that not only can assert the sophistication required in a private office setting, but easily translates and adds a surprising design element to high-use spaces, such as educational and healthcare facilities.

Vitra is proud to introduce the new AC 4 Chair by Antonio Citterio. With its slender profile and reductive form, AC 4 sets a new direction in the development of office and conference chairs. The technical features of AC 4 include seat depth adjustment, a synchronized range of movement with automatic adaptation of backrest resistance to the sitter’s weight and a fine-adjustment device.

Vitra’s new Skape by Antonio Citterio makes compromises between elegance and comfort a thing of the past. Whether as an executive chair, visitor chair or conference chair, Skape presents a family of executive chairs that can be employed individually or in combination to open up a wide variety of applications in the executive office environment.

Office Systems/Casegoods

B&B Italia introduces the AC Executive, a new wooden collection of working walls, bookcases, pedestals, credenzas and meeting tables.

Coalesse’s new Denizen collection of casegoods bridges the gap of work and life by fusing insightful work process solutions with emotional aspects like beauty, comfort and culture. Expertly designed by American designers Otto Williams and Jess Sorel of WilliamsSorel, the Denizen collection boasts endless adaptability to the way people live and work in today’s world.

David Austin has pioneered a new direction for a desk with a radically different ergonomic design that brings collaboration to the workplace. The patented shapes of Collaborative Edge Desk collection enable groups to comfortable view and control a computer screen, without increasing office sizes.

Goelst USA, LLC. / Bradford Systems Corporation’s latest product, G-Wall, is the result of recent innovations in engineering and has expanded its functional laboratory applications. The modular wall system has now been applied to lab work benches in order to enable multiple configurations of cabinets and worktops that include pass through shelving, mobile storage, and integration of modular power, gas, and plumbing utilities.

Groupe Lacasse’s Morpheo redefines the landscape of traditional office environments with contemporary, adaptable and astonishing ergonomic shapes. Morpheo has evolved and features a unique floating top construction conveying a high-end look.

Geiger International’s Levels case goods offers freestanding table, pedestal and runoff desks, a variety of upper storage options, and a range of storage pedestals and credenzas. Its multi-height work surfaces make efficient use of shrinking office spaces by growing vertically rather than horizontally.

Herman Miller, Inc.’s Intent Furniture is a new furniture solution that extends from the private office to systems workstations in the open plan. Designed to integrate physically and aesthetically with Vivo interiors, its concise set of parts combines to match furniture layouts to the way people work.

Inline Systems introduces an integrated mobile work surface and lecture podium, complete with on-board files and personal storage. The Treo Lecture Hall Desk has a flip-up platform on the side which provides temporary space for AV equipment.

Leda Contract introduces Zoom. The architecture of this tactile collection of floating tops was tailored to create the illusion of a ¼” thick work surface. Zoom is designed for today’s business leaders, and thus includes a variety of plug and play interfaces and is available in either natural veneers or eco-friendly veneers.

Leda Contract’s Heritage is a timeless collection of finely crafted, hand-selected cherry veneers and hardwoods whose design is influenced by European furniture styles and inspired by Mediterranean ‘old-world’ culture and history from centuries past.

Leda Contract’s new Optimum Lectern, available in natural or eco-friendly veneer, leads the way for today’s tech-savvy presentations and speakers. The Lectern houses all the equipment necessary for an effective presentation including on-board monitor, plug n’ play module, laptop, projector, microphone, server, power bar and ventilation system. The Optimum Lectern is a modern marvel for both professional and amateur speakers.

Office Star Products’ new ION Furniture Collection combines form and function to enhance the interior design of any workplace. The collection’s unique desk design features reversible and removable louvers to provide multiple décor options.

Sing Bee Enterprise Co., Ltd. presents their new computer desk KDF-MB107-BU with adjustable height.

Steelcase Inc.’s Elective Elements 6 Extensions is a freestanding office system designed to address the changing workspace requirements in today’s private and open-plan environments. EE6 has been enhanced to more effectively support the needs of the individual, without sacrificing functionality and aesthetics.

StudioCraft Corp. presents Custom Façade which provides custom looks to any standard systems furniture product frame.

The Gunlocke Company presents Silea, a forward-thinking collection of casegoods providing designers the freedom to create and innovate, appealing private office solutions with unique functionality and extensive flexibility of scale. With Silea, you will easily be able to maintain a project’s design integrity in the face of these changing times.

Three H’s MultiStations OS brings the best of panels and casegoods together in a highly unique systems-based reconfigurable workstation with off-modular capabilities. With its stackable panels and shared storage, MultiStations OS responds to the aesthetic, storage and privacy needs addressed by higher-priced brands but at a lower price point.

Furniture

Aidata USA Co, Ltd. Aidata’s new Computer Workstations makes laptops or PC’s mobile, allowing users to transport their laptops anywhere in the office.

Allermuir introduces Chameleon, a simple but elegant table system. The uncluttered detailing allows the tables to be used either individually or arranged to suit a wide range of different spatial and functional requirements.

Anthro Corporation’s ct1 is the newest and smallest member of Carl’s Table family. It’s a complete, comfortable environment with task lighting, air flow, electric height, and tilt adjustment. Users can also add panels, CPU holders, and monitor support.

Arcadia’s Achella benches make ideal companions for any interior surroundings, thanks to their diverse and purpose-filled nature. Traditional style benches impress with scalloped design features while square and circular shaped editions possess equally alluring characteristics --- all of which provide moments of unexpected convenience and cozy comfort.

Arcadia’s Achella occasional tables achieve a sophisticated balance between simplicity and substance. Ideal as a complement to Achella lounge and bench seating, or equally appealing by themselves, tables are offered in round, square and rectangle shapes with three fixed leg finishes.

Arcadia presents the Ambient guest and tandem seating collection. Ideally suited within a wide range of environments, the Ambient collection brings harmony and sophistication to any setting. Single, 2, 3 and 4 seat configurations are offered with several back and arm choices as well as accompanying intermediate, corner and end tables.

Artland’s Nest Panel System is an intelligent system that combines 80mm, 40mm and 8mm thickness panels. It can be panel-based of freestanding and complete space layout planning together with other Artland desking systems.

Artland’s Database Pedestal is an amazing combination of smart design, high technical performance, and great attention to details; with a unique Colorific Identity System and Data Key System. The Database Pedestal is beyond a traditional storage unit.

Beaufurn is proud to present the elegant and inviting Beaufurn SA-358 wood frame, custom upholstered bench. The SA-358 adds style to any restaurant seating area, dining room, office, lobby, bar or club. The sleek design of this furniture will impress visitors while the high level of comfort seating will make guests glad they came.

Beaufurn’s beauty is truly in the details of this unique SA-361 armchair by Beaufurn, which wraps itself around users with style. The sturdy wood frame and custom upholstery, available with or without upholstered cushion seat, allows the utmost in versatility.

Best Cabinets & Furniture presents a classic with their Walnut Table. This solid table can work as both a dining table and a conference table.

Best Cabinets & Furniture shows their versatility again with their take on the media center. This staple of the home and office not only works as a formal TV stand, but can also double as a sideboard.

Best Cabinets & Furniture’s custom bench is a great piece of Eco-Friendly work, made of both recycled maple and reconstituted rosewood veneer.

Best Cabinets & Furniture’s Executive Desk Chair is made of solid maple and stained a dark color. With an adept leather cushion and three levels of adjustment, the Executive Desk Chair certainly lives up to its name.

Best Cabinets & Furniture introduces a new custom Walnut Chair. Made of solid walnut and with unique features like its ventilated back and flared legs, this piece makes a statement.

BriteObjects, LLC presents the Webble Air, the latest addition to the family of Webble Active Footrests, a new genre of ergonomic footrests that move the way you do: Freely.

CCN International’s new conference table’s unique design incorporates an angular sub-top that allows the table top itself to remain light in scale while appearing to float above the bases. The table utilizes an aircraft-like monocoque construction to create structural integrity.

ConSet America’s double pedestal electric height adjustable desk has a 440 lb weight capacity available and a variety of work surfaces. The desk is adjustable from 26” -46-41/2” on top.

Copeland Furniture- Frank Lloyd Wright Furniture by Copeland is based on Frank Lloyd Wright’s 1902 design. The Dana-Thomas conference table is custom built to spec and available in solid Cherry or Quartersawn White Oak. Seamless tops are available for lengths up to 16 feet.

Copeland Furniture’s Executive Desk is adapted from the library table Frank Lloyd Wright designed for the Francis Little house in Peoria, Illinois. Built of solid Quartersawn White Oak, the desk is a commanding 40” x 8” and offers plenty of versatile storage.

Copeland Furniture’s newest seating group is based upon the box-spindle design Frank Lloyd Wright used as a reception area seating set in his own architectural office in Oak Park, Illinois. The Oak Park Seating Group consists of Chair, Loveseat and Sofa, and is available in either solid Cherry or Quartersawn White Oak.

Decca Contract Furniture once again redefines the beauty of craft. Dialogue, a new line of wood conferencing products, exemplifies Decca’s reputation for choice materials and unequalled craftsmanship, with each detail refined and perfected to achieve the highest level of artistry.

Decca Contract Furniture’s Index is a new line of wood conferencing products, exemplifies Decca’s reputation for choice materials and unequalled craftsmanship, with each detail refined and perfected to achieve the highest level of artistry.

Decca Contract Furniture presents Palladia, a new line of wood conferencing products, exemplifies Decca’s reputation for choice materials and unequalled craftsmanship, with each detail refined and perfected to achieve the highest level of artistry.

Flexsteel Hospitality introduces the CA725 Chair and Ottoman, with their sweeping curves outlined in expertly finished hardwood for retro style. Available with Flexsteel’s Renew, a greener option for furniture construction.

Flexsteel Hospitality presents the CSKV 1110 Sectional, with its refined linear elements that are softened with an assortment of comfort pillows. Available with Flexsteel’s RENEW, a greener option for furniture construction.

The FurnitureLab’s new tables feature iconic photos of landmarks from major cities such as Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and more. The company can produce tops with pictures from any town or city in the world or by using the customer’s own photos.

The FurnitureLab introduces the Emily Chair which features sleek lines, and makes it a phenomenal option for a wide range of interior dining applications.

The FurnitureLab’s Freda chair is features contemporary curves and lines, making it a knock-out option for a wide range of interior dining applications.

The FurnitureLab’s Veneto chair features sleek lines, making it a phenomenal option for a wide range of interior dining applications.

The FurnitureLab introduces the new Venus booth which comes fully upholstered in any vinyl/fabric with adjustable legs and a 10 year warranty. The Venus is offered in a multitude of shapes and sizes or can be custom built to the customer’s specifications.

fusiontable by Aramith is a multi-functional dining/conference/pool table. This sleek European design fuses with function to create a unique environment that everyone can enjoy.

Gerflor’s Saga2 is vinyl flooring tiles with an acoustic backing made of PVC and cork. With an overall thickness of 4.6mm, it comes in wood, mineral, textile and natural designs in gray, beige and blue colors.

Geiger International is proud to introduce Peer Tables use to furnish communal meeting spaces, including lobbies, libraries, restaurants, open collaborative areas, and enclosed conference rooms. Peer tables provide beautiful, high-value alternatives to custom millwork and the integrated access to power, voice and data services enable technological docking and use.

Hardwoods Specialty Products now present FSC certified Echo Wood veneers. Hardwoods reconstituted Echo Wood FSC veneers are the pinnacle for designing cabinetry, furniture, case goods and wall paneling.

HBF presents Double Take occasional tables from the Barbara Barry 2009 Collection. With a stainless steel frame, wood veneer, glass or laminate inserts the Double Take is an instant classic.

Herman Miller, Inc.’s Embody is a new, ergonomic, high performance work chair. It is the first chair to restore balance to the human/computer relationship by supporting both the mind and the body.

ICF introduces a new height-adjustable barstool with an irresistible simple elegance. The rounded foot support echoes the tradition in steel tubing, a respectful reference to Bauhaus.

ICF new product Campus Air suits all interior and exterior contract and residential applications: offices, libraries, indoor and outdoor dining and meeting areas.

Industrial Woodworking Corporation is excited to present the Knú Aluminum Coffee Table. The reflective beauty of Knú’s unique polished aluminum coffee table is complemented by its inherent strength. The 1/2” thick glass top adds even more stability to an already powerfully rigid and easy-to-clean base.

Industrial Woodworking Corporation introduces the Knú Ann Chair, a stainless steel and bent plywood construction. This chair is available in leather, fabric or customer’s own material. There is an optional matching ottoman.

Industrial Woodworking Corporation’s Knú Desk 2 is a compact workstation with storage cubbies, made from FSC-certified Baltic birch ply whenever possible and available in six sustainably harvested veneer choices finished with a low-VOC varnish. Legs are powder-coated recycled-content steel.

Industrial Woodworking Corporation introduces the delightfully curved Knú Desk 4. The desk is made of FSC-certified wood whenever possible. It is available in six eco-friendly veneer choices and finished with an extremely low-VOC catalyzed varnish. The legs of this desk are brushed stainless steel with nickel plated levelers.

Industrial Woodworking Corporation’s Knú Mobile Lateral Files are made of FSC-certified wood whenever possible, and are available in six eco-friendly veneer choices. The lateral files are also available in various sizes with stainless steel drawer pulls.

ISE Inc. introduces the new electric-powered Line-of-Sight desk. This desk eliminates major visual roadblocks. Simply press a button and the computer screen lowers or raises automatically to allow educators and students to see each other and maximize their learning.

ITOKI Design’s BA Table is a petite side table made from the powder coated bent steel. BA can saddle up next to either a desk or sofa and is ideal for placing accessories or working with a laptop.

Izzy introduces Dewey by Fixtures Furniture. The best learning tools don’t just accommodate new teaching styles, they also inspire better approaches. Dewey’s tables, Help Desk, Lectern and Buddy Lectern help level the playing field with function and approachability.

Izzy’s Elliot injects elegance into height-adjustability with clean, sleek mechanisms that complement. It expands from 27 to 52.25 inches for a full range of sit-to-stand work style option. Elliot’s human-centered work surface design moves people away from the corner to face into the open plan, encouraging office collaboration.

JANUS et Cie’s Forest Armchair has a distinctive design that combines a modern, mid-century shape with an organic silhouette that infuses vitality into any indoor or outdoor environment. The angular die-cuts create a three-dimensional outline of a forest’s thick branches and invites natural elements inside for a strikingly sculptural effect in a spectrum of colors.

JANUS et Cie introduces the Vitali Club Chair from the Parma collection. This chair pairs modern and minimalist contours constructed with a rich texture created from Vertex, a next generation material. The result is a casual elegance in two natural tones - Silkgrey and Earth Brown.

JANUS et Cie is proud to introduce the new Miralook chair, a geometric showpiece inspired by the Modernist style of Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi and a rich tradition of inlaid mosaic. Stackable to four, Miralook is easily placed in lobbies, lunchrooms or at corporate facilities.

JANUS et Cie’s Picnik is constructed of a single plate of thick aluminum; this cantilevered design with artfully integrated benches sets the standard for new modern classic status. Appropriate for use indoors or out, it is available in a palette of Janus et Cie colored powder coated finishes.

JANUS et Cie presents the Love Lamp, a one-of-a-kind piece that has a dramatically curved green base that doubles as a seat with an inspired white lamp spire. The Love Lamp creates artful spaces when placed in contrast to lush outdoor environments.

JANUS et Cie’s Koko II Armchair is a fresh and sophisticated seating design that combines mixed materials built to beautifully weather harsh outdoor conditions and constant everyday use in corporate, educational and dining settings. The innovative, generation-next material known as JANUSwood II is eco-friendly and built to last, minimizing the need for replacement.

JANUS et Cie is excited to present Hollywood in clean beech wood or rich Italian leather. Hollywood brings casual elegance to corporate, training and café environments. Several variations optimize utility including a side chair that stacks to four, an armchair with optional writing tablet and a barstool on either a fixed or swiveling base.

JANUS et Cie’s Hawaii tables offer beauty and versatility for corporate training or dining spaces of classic or contemporary décor. Each table bases features gentle arced feet below a satin anodized aluminum column and can be paired with a selection of tabletop material options.

JANUS et Cie has designed the Easy Armchair, a contemporary design with sleek, linear contours that add a commanding presence to interior and exterior spaces. The Easy Armchair is available in two versions: a lightweight powder coated aluminum for indoor or outdoor use which stacks six high and a polished aluminum version for indoor use which stacks to two high.

JANUS et Cie’s Bikini is a fine combination of clean design and bold color and is ergonomically designed with a scooped back and seating element. The Bikini is offered in a spectrum of polypropylene colors to easily place in lunchrooms, training environments and other corporate facilities.

JANUS et Cie’s Azimuth Cross Lounge is a simple and modern interpretation of linear Neoclassical elements. The Azimuth Cross Lounge is an elegant and structural addition to corporate spaces of any kind and provides a durable versatility for years.

JANUS et Cie wants you to feel like a kid again with the Agatha collection of chairs and barstools. The Agatha collection is offered in playful shapes and hues and is intended for indoor use. They are sized for adults as well as children and are constructed from laminated beech wood seating elements and powder coated steel frames.

Jonti-Craft, Inc. is pleased to introduce the new Clean Hands Helper to its lineup of early learning furniture. This portable hand-washing station, without plumbing, encourages hand-washing habits to help keep everyone healthy while meeting license requirements.

KFI Seating introduces the 3800 Series, a new line of café and barstools that are both functional and contemporary. Available in multiple back styles with both upholstered and wood seats.

KI’s Enlite Table Collection features mobile casters, light-scale table tops, varying shapes and a non-angular transition-end design to allow educators and students to easily and stylishly accommodate changing classroom environments. Unique table shapes and sizes, nesting and fixed options, splayed and inset legs provide for numerous workspace configurations within virtually any classroom.

KI presents the Intellect Wave Classroom Furniture 2.0, a variety of flexible, comfortable, and lightweight seating and desks. New products include: café stools, task stools, music chairs, four-leg chairs with caster, laptop tablet arm chairs, oversized double entry desks, cantilevered desks, two-student desks, and four-leg desks.

KI’s Sela Lounge Collection answers the call for seating that addresses the comfort, durability and functional needs of informal learning spaces. This collection of chairs, ottomans, loveseats, sofas and tables features a relaxed posture and larger size to uniquely fit the way in which college students utilize lounge furniture in an informal setting.

KI’s Strive High Density Stack Chair offers the comfort and health benefits of a flexing back, a feature not usually found on inexpensive, high density stack chairs. Simple, cost-effective materials create a design that is comfortable, affordable, elegant and functional.

La-Z-Boy Contract Furniture is exited to introduce the Tranquility Recliner TR1047. This Mobile Medical Recliner has a removable right side facing arm and accommodates up to 750 pounds.

La-Z-Boy Contract Furniture presents the Tranquility Recliner TR1057. This Bariatric Recliner with removable right side facing arm can accommodate up to 750 pounds.

Modernsolid Industrial Co., Ltd.’s WT-01 LCD Monitor Arm provides ergonomic comfort for users to get their LCD panel up and out of the way in most positions, whether sitting or standing. Delicate and streamlined design beautifies the working environment.

Modular Millwork – IOPC introduces the new Modular Millwork for Labs which leverages the inherent flexibility of the structural frame system to support virtually any lab interior from educational/science labs to blood manufacturing and nuclear pharmacies to metallurgical test labs.

Nurture by Steelcase presents its Curall.

Peter Pepper Products, Inc.’s Health First Infection Control Centers promote healthy environments with organizers for personal protection and infection control products. Freestanding, mobile and wall mounted models provide dispensers for gloves, masks, gowns, tissues and sanitizer.

Sagus International’s Sagus Horizon SmartWall creates efficient storage space and is designed to accept the latest interactive teaching technology. With its multi-use flexibility, mobility and easy installation, the Sagus Horizon SmartWall is a cost effective way to update existing classrooms and meet tomorrow’s teaching needs.

Segis-USA, Inc. introduces the Alternate by Mark Goetz. Segis celebrates the beauty of wood without creating waste. Each element is efficiently engineered to minimize material waste and uniquely assembled into a sculptural composition. The piece offers a totally new composition which takes on various three dimensional personalities from a variety of angles.

Segis-USA, Inc.’s Discover by Mark Goetz is the inspiration of a true classic traditional chair balanced by a modern vocabulary: clean lines, square and cubical in proportion then softened by radius paths, create the strong presence of “Discover.”

Segis-USA, Inc.’s Highway by Bartoli Design is a modular seating system in which the flat seat wraps itself forming a vertical “loop”, repeatable at infinitum. U-shaped steel legs are available in satin chrome, or stainless steel.

Segis-USA, Inc. presents Zenith by Carolo Bimbi, a stacking side chair and armchair comprised of mixed materials: solid beech legs coupled with a die-cast aluminum frame and cold molded urethane foam. The prized contemporary look combines functionality and Italian design in its true form.

Skyline Design Luxury Outdoor Furniture’s Sophie Chaise has contemporary and lineal designs. The hand woven branded fibers over aluminum frames are built to withstand extreme weather conditions.

St. Timothy Chair Company presents the TAG Collection. This unique series is perfect for upscale hospitality application.

SurfaceWorks introduces the Zii Drive tables and chairs where grace and style meet practicality in its flipping, flopping, and nesting design. Flip the top, fold and attach the chairs, nest the set, and move it away – it’s just that elegantly simple.

Tella Inc.’s new STORIA- Reception Desks collection offers your reception spaces with a timeless yet sophisticated image. Built to Tella’s well-known high standards for craftsmanship and quality, STORIA was created with the intent to not only offer one of the most flexible and affordable receptions on the market, but to also complement Tella’s other well-known and highly respected casegoods and furniture systems.

The Gunlocke Company’s Kenna Occasional Tables strikes a unique balance between mixed materials and makes a statement in any reception, lounge or meeting area. An ideal addition to most any workspace, its modern base with thin, light scaled legs and numerous material combinations complements a number of Gunlocke’s casegoods and lounge furniture offerings.

Vitra’s ACE by Antonio Citterio uses various configurations of tables and sideboards and facilitates an open and communicative executive office without limiting status and prestige. ACE is an ambitious workstation for modern executives and managers with generous work surfaces and ample storage space.

Wieland is pleased to present the new Versant Glider and Recliner, the latest addition to the expanding Versant Collection. Both are functionally superior to support both the staff and patient, while featuring the Wieland commitment to renewability to accommodate the needs of the healthcare environment.

Flooring/Laminates

Abet Inc. introduces Longline, a new finish long on design. The elongated, vertical lines add texture to 12 soft, solid colors. These 12 solid colors are perfect for all vertical or light duty horizontal applications.

Expanko Cork Company, Inc introduces Pesca and Spinato are the first in a series of hand crafted Italian Veneers. These .5mm veneer tiles are suitable for use in commercial applications and can be easily maintained for years of service.

Green Choice Flooring International’s Green choice Burlwood is an innovative product with an exciting fashionable look. It’s elegant enough for a ballroom floor, yet would be right at home in a cozy family room. Burlwood’s composition is exactly what the name implies: a burly braided pattern with random knot-like twists in the grain; a very unique look.

Halo Floors introduces Twisted Plains, solid color resilient floor tiles with the twist of a patterned overlay to diffuse scuffs and subfloor irregularities. The color palette is designed in today’s pastel healthcare colors with the added availability of more vibrancy for retail/hospitality and other commercial spaces.

Johnsonite’s Harmonium xf Linoleum is a truly sustainable solution in a truly distinctive palette. Made form naturally renewable materials such as linseed oil, cork, wood and limestone, it’s naturally bacteriostatic, biodegradable and fire retardant. Harmonium xf requires no initial waxing and polishing, and saves most end-users on maintenance.

Johnsonite’s Space Modular Resilient Flooring combines the design flexibility of carpet tile with the durability and maintenance of resilient flooring. Such flexibility offers the perfect balance of aesthetics and performance for areas such as corporate, particularly over access flooring systems.

Johnsonite’s Mesto Configurations offers a variety of tones and shapes in a unique rubber flooring that harmonize for an organic, balanced space. A mixture of different size tiles and planks in 8 color palettes, every piece of Configurations is unique, creating installations that are distinctive, refined and diverse.

Lamitech S.A. introduces Deep Line into the New Finished Collection. The new finish with embossed fine tracks provides a natural appearance, with an intense look.

Lamitech S.A. presents Legno into the New Finished Collection. Legno’s new finish with a genuine lineal good structure where the gentle variation in low-sheen and matte finish stands out, gives a natural wooden look to your surfaces.

Lamitech S.A. has added Pietra to the New Finished Collection. Pietra’s new finish with exclusive sensations created by the contrast between gloss and matte features that appear randomly, giving another dimension to you designs. Specially recommended for granites, stones and marbles where light and shadows invite touching to feel the mineral-like texture.

Lamitech S.A. is exited to introduce Splendor to the New Finished Collection. Splendor is a shining alternative with an intense natural look, appropriate for marbles and granites, which enhance the brightness of our designs.

Mats Inc. introduces Floorworks resilient flooring featuring the highest quality planks and tiles with over 90 designs in stock and custom options available. Floorworks Looks for Life program is an industry first with no wax, stain proof and non-slip solutions.

OMNOVA Solutions Inc.’s EFX Recycled Wall Technology are 3D Laminates with non-PVC construction and are eco-friendly. EFX 3D Laminates by OMNOVA Solutions are a new environmentally preferred surfacing alternative to traditional 3D Laminates.

USFloors Inc.’s Strand Woven Corboo infuses cork seams intro strand woven bamboo flooring for improved sound reduction properties and a unique visual. Corboo is offered in a wide assortment of colors, oil-finished or prefinished with aluminum oxide in an engineered structure that incorporates a 100% bamboo core.

Floor Coverings

Avaire Floors are an innovative, floating porcelain flooring system designed to enable the installer to achieve professional results quickly and cost effectively.

Capri Cork brings you one of four new homogeneous cork patterns, Pick-up-Strips Light, is being added to Capri cork’s Mediterra Cork Collection.

CBC (AMERICA), CERES Flooring Products introduces the new WELS Sheet, a PVC-free, seamless, sheet flooring that offers exceptional environmental and maintenance benefits. Available in 28 colorways, WELS Sheet adds the beauty and flexibility designers look for, while still offering incredible resistance to scratching, scuffing, stains, dirt and chemicals.

Centiva’s newest addition is reminiscent of the avant-garde art style. With Cubist Centiva has taken abstract elements and combined them with metallic pigment to produce this one of a kind design. Whether used alone or as an accent, Cubist will create a striking visual statement in any environment.

Centiva creates an upscale look with this directional product featuring fine lines and subtle metallic highlights. Rays is available in seven colorations including rich neutrals as well as colorful accent choices.

Centiva presents an ultra modern design that features strong linear elements in three striking colorways. Simple and sophisticated, Sigma may be installed using square tiles or create a unique look with a plank size.

Crossville, Inc. introduces another first for their industry: Ultimental Porcelain Stone tile with a metalized glaze that is both scratch and acid resistant qualities that aren’t generally associated with metal tile available in five solid metallic finishes with subtle texture: White, Silver, Grey, Black and Copper, and three sizes.

Crossville, Inc.’s Urban Renewal by Crossville combines the beauty of real metal accent and trim pieces with a dimensional composite body, which means that although it has the look of heavy metal, it’s actually lightweight and easy to install.

Designtex inspired the careful hands of the Afghani weavers which brought to life a truly unique rug collection. Common Threads unites the modern and traditional worlds by way of artistry and vision.

Forbo Flooring Systems, the leader in linoleum floor coverings, launches its new Marmoleum Global 3 collection, meeting the needs of architects, designers, and facility managers looking for stylish floor covering solutions that are ecologically sound and economically advantageous. The theme of the Global 3 collection is “designing the future”, a referral to today’s key trends in building construction and interior design: The move towards more open, light, flexible and ecologically responsible buildings and environments.

Karndean International is the market leader in luxury vinyl flooring; we have a passion for developing imaginative, contemporary designs while being low-maintenance. Our stunning new Island Limestone Collection is unique; combining cutting-edge designs with practical benefits creating a perfect flooring option for the commercial market.

Milliken Contract’s new In Transit is urban, minimalist and clean, and is built around the core design, Jetway – a textural semi solid that offers an extensive fashion forward color line. The second design, Transporter was inspired by a New York subway ride and the rhythm of the dividers passing by at different intervals as the pace of the train moved from slow to fast and back to slow again. The final design, Cycle is a detailed circular design, a collection of almost animal-like circles that combine to create another level of pattern.

Milliken Contract introduces Paste Up, a collection inspired by the work of the inner city street artist and the way paste up art transforms the urban environment, bringing to life remote nooks and crannies never before noticed. Paste Up plays with light and shadows, layering themselves in unexpected ways and calling attention to the texture, dimension and flow of pattern within the carpet.

Nurazzo’s new tile is a precast eposy terrazzo tile. Nurazzo tile is available in 70% post-consumer recycled content.

Parterre Flooring Systems presents a new resilient flooring product, Grid from the Hardcore Collection. Inspired by hip, inner-urban trends, Grid offers a concrete look with a subtle geometric pattern in an upscale color palette allowing you to discover the art of the inner city.

Steelcase Inc. introduces nesso, a new access floor system that allows organizations to create more connected and harder working spaces. With high-end floor finish options combined with solid performance, nesso delivers the proven flexibility of access flooring with the visual appeal of traditional floors.

Tandus presents the Hypothesis Collection. Signature Jhane Barnes, this collaborative duo uses mathematic sequencing to approach random patterning. Mental Block and Brainstorm are the perfect balance of structure and non-directionality.

Tandus’ next chapter in the multiple awards winning Manufactured Landscaping Collection is the Landscapes Patterns. Landscapes Patterns introduces this patent pending modular carpet concept of pattern inlay to “open up” and expand the floor plan.

Tandus has designed the Wax Resist Collection. Taking its cue from traditional wax resist dye techniques, Tandus imparts a soft, hand-made mood to this collection of patterns and grounds for healthcare, corporate and public spaces.

Hirshfield’s Commercial’s TechDesign No Wax Sheet Vinyl & Safety Flooring offers superior construction with stunning colors and designs making TechDesign floors the ideal choice. The collection offers superior scratch, stain and abrasion resistance setting the benchmark for all other sheet vinyl and safety flooring products.

WE Cork, Inc.’s new Timeless Collection features glue-less floating floors in 17.5”x24” tiles and 7.5”x36” planks with a micro-bevel edge.

Lighting

Boyd Lighting brings you the La Reina Pendants, made from laser-cut, electro-polished stainless steel, represent Boyd’s first LED fixture. These transparent pendants, offered in two sizes and varying hang heights will enhance commercial, hospitality and residential projects.

Element Designs presents eluma, an innovative, custom, aluminum frame LED panel which can be used as adjustable or fixed shelving, furniture components, backsplashes and more. eluma is the first and only light panel which combines the latest technology with superior design, complete flexibility, full customization and a quick lead time for a vast array of applications.

Herman Miller, Inc. presents Flute, a new LED desktop light that provides a simple aesthetic and uncomplicated compatibility within any office footprint. It provides high quality light output, while consuming less energy than traditional task lights.

Herman Miller, Inc. is exited to introduce Twist, a new, energy-efficient, eco-friendly under-shelf LED light for systems furniture. Designed by Yves Behar, Twist provides value, simplicity and personal control for office workers.

Humanscale presents the new Element Light by Mark McKenna which offers groundbreaking advancements in LED technology, and is the first of its kind to meet all of the Department of Energy’s criteria for an LED task light.

Koncept Technologies Inc. introduces the Equo LED Desk Lamp. The clean, sculpted body floats in perfect balance, with an auto-leveling head and counterweight design that is adjustable with a feather-light touch. Advanced high power LEDs are available in warm white and daylight white light versions to provide bright, efficient, dimmable, long-lasting light.

Koncept Technologies Inc.’s i-Bar High Power LED Desk Lamp offers bright, efficient, dimmable light in a slim body that can fold up into a vertical stem when not needed. Warm white light and daylight white light versions are available.

Koncept Technologies Inc.’s new IceLight High Power LED Desk Lamp features a 360 degree rotatable head with up/down tilt that let you point bright, efficient, dimmable light in any direction. Warm white light and daylight white light versions are available.

Koncept Technologies Inc. presents the UC1 LED Undercabinet Light. It provides an easy to install, dimmable, energy- and space-saving light that can be mounted under a cabinet or hutch. This undercabinet light is available in soothing warm white light and crisp daylight white light versions on a tilting bracket.

Luxo’s new Terea task light combines energy-efficient LEDs, ergonomics and compact design for an incomparable value. Terea efficiently and cost-effectively illuminates any work surface with maintenance-free operation.

Magma Tower introduces Giant Dynamic Motion Lamps that stand 6 to 7 feet tall; suitable to fit multiple decors.

Molo’s Softwall + Softblock Modular System with LED lighting transforms these elements into completely flexible, freestanding, glowing partitions. This luminous version of Softwall + Softblock emphasizes the visual delicacy of the textile fiber and makes the expansion, contraction and fluid movement of these freestanding soft structures all the more magical.

Perspectives In Print introduce Custom made Lampshades. These lampshades come in assorted sizes and coverings.

Tambient presents the new “Tambour” style luminaire profile with a decorative scalloped front panel extrusion. The new “Tambour” look will be featured on stanchion mounted Style L228 luminaries that incorporate compact long twin-tube lamps, anti-glare “batwing” lenses, and a high-power factor electronic ballast.

Tambient has designed the new linear Style L231 luminaries that incorporate energy-efficient T5 lamps and “GlowLine” optics that convert under-utilized lamp energy into a decorative illuminated accent. Like all Tambient luminaries, the GlowLine helps projects earn LEED points, mounts to any furniture system, has a small profile and delivers a unique combination of efficiency and visual comfort through advanced lens and louver optics.

Technology & Tech Support

Bretford Manufacturing, Inc. are proud to introduce Bretford’s new Intelligent Laptop Computer Cart featuring two models: a 20-unit model with horizontal storage and a 30-unit model with vertical storage. The carts incorporate a Power Management System or “brain” that charges the laptops simultaneously, turns on color-coded LED lights to remind users what the cart is doing and even turbo charges a specific bank of computers for quick use.

Configura, Inc.’s CET Designer Version 2.2 is a highly visual software for designing and specifying and has a powerful new graphics engine to handle projects with hundreds of workstations. It offers real-time rendering, significant speed enhancements, and smooth and easy navigation in both 2D and 3D – just like in today’s video games. CET Designer 2.2 is a complete solution used by Haworth, Steelcase, Teknion and Spacefile dealers to simplify complex selling.

Harvest Link International presents PRIMA-Mobile Laptop Storage Cart. This durable, lightweight, compact laptop cart has optimal flexibility and innovative features for easy transporting, storing and re-charging with intelligence electronic timer for 24 laptops capacity or more.

Harvest Link International introduces the PRIMA Mobile Interactive Whiteboard System. This system features an effective interactive platform for briefing, learning and information sharing functionalities; adjustable height to obtain ergonomic posture and transportation; flip wing equipped for additional workspace; telescopic mechanism caters for most of the international brand.

Herman Miller, Inc. introduces the new Envelope, a high-performance desk designed to optimize user comfort and performance by allowing the person, chair, desk, and technology to work in union.

Ice Edge Business Solutions’ new product ICErender produces photo-realistic renderings of designs in minutes, if not seconds, reducing or outright eliminating outsourcing and in-house high priced software run by trained professionals. All clients can have graphical, sophisticated images to make faster, informed decisions.

Ice Edge Business Solutions introduces ICEvision which turns AutoCAD 3D and Revit models into interactive, intuitive, graphically robust fly-throughs. ICEvision securely publishes them to the web to share with stakeholders and even deliver to a client’s iPhone where they are free to explore.

Polyvision introduces their Ēno Interactive Whiteboard; a breakthrough solution combines the simplicity and ease of a traditional ceramicsteel surface with interactive performance–without cords, cables or costly installation. Ēno comes with a lifetime warranty on the surface, and is the only environmentally-certified writing surface in the world with Cradle-to-Cradle Silver certification.

RPC Software, LLC. is introducing CORE.CRM (Customer Relationship Management), an open-source, fully integrated CRM software module that interfaces seamlessly with the CORE Business System so sales personnel can stay in constant touch with the dealership/office.

RPC Software, LLC. presents CORE.IMS (Inventory Management System), an open-source, fully integrated inventory software module for the C.F. industry that interfaces seamlessly with the CORE Business System so the dealership can manage all inventory.

Steelcase Inc. presents media:scape which can now host HD videoconferencing systems, enabling distributed teams to view content and each other simultaneously. media:scape coupled with HD videoconferencing helps teams boost collaboration – locally and globally – by helping teams connect and share information quickly and easily.

Textiles

Carnegie introduces a collection of window fabrics that range from sheer to opaque and combine the use of soft and bold colors. All 4 of the collections are made from 100% Trevira CS and are inherently flame retardant and have excellent care properties.

Cf stinson’s newest innovative fabric collect features Agion bi-component (silver/copper) antimicrobial technology “built in” to the 100% Post-consumer recycled polyester fiber. Inspired by the serenity and tranquility of Asian gardens, all 7 patterns are colored using bleach cleanable dyes and are crafted with pride in the U.S.A.

Crypton Super Fabrics announces a new alliance with Simmon Bedding Company, presenting the first totally disinfectable mattress for the hospitality industry. Crypton’s revolutionary mattress fabrics are impermeable to stain, odors, mites, allergens, fluids, and debris, extending the life of hotel mattresses and cutting down on the need for maintenance or replacement.

Crypton Super Fabrics is extending its revolutionary green fabric technology to the makers of recycled fabrics for wall coverings, panel systems, partitions, and anywhere customers desire a high-performance, high-fashion and highly-sustainable alternative to everyday wall décor.

Edelman Leather chose a cheerful group of positive colors evoking a universal love of flowers. Used together, separately or in pairs, these colors work together, as they do in nature – they never clash.

HBF Textiles introduces the new Campion Platt Collection. These six diverse woodland inspired upholstery patterns portray abstractions from everyday nature.

Kravet Contract delivers a fresh new set of upholstery Color Books. The palette ranges from soothing neutrals and decadent earth tones to saturated jewels and shades of quarry. Perfect for hotels, restaurants and hospitals, it offers the interior designer a stunning range of rich and colorful alternatives to the typical contract fare.

Luna Textiles introduces a collection of original upholstery designs for corporate and hospitality interiors. Coupling bold patterns along with Luna’s elegant sensibility, the Optique Collection is truly eye-catching.

Mayer Fabrics presents the versatile Environmental Impact Fabrics Collection composed of geometric shapes, layered motifs and contrasting weaves. With colors ranging from soft neutrals to vibrant magenta, specification possibilities in corporate, hospitality, educational and retail markets abound with these sustainable products.

Mayer Fabrics’ new Environmental Impact Panel Fabric Collection addresses the need for sustainable products at a great value and is composed of 100% recycled polyester constructions and sophisticated design elements.

Pallas Textiles introduces The Ground Breaking Collection. The latest collaboration between Pallas Textiles and designer Laura Guido-Clark, The Ground Breaking Collection is one of the textile industry’s first biodegradable polyurethane upholstery collections for corporate, healthcare, hospitality and education spaces. Combining beauty, durability and eco-friendliness, this collection of solids features sophisticated yet subtle neutrals and unapologetically optimistic brights that leave a minimal impact on the environment.

Pallas Textiles’ Two Timing Collection is the second collaboration between Pallas Textiles and Lucy Aiken-Johnson and is an upholstery collection that is both playful and sophisticated. Its four patterns are inspired by feminine details found in fashion collections and impart a classic aesthetic into corporate, hospitality, healthcare and education spaces.

Paul Brayton Designs’ new Big Top Collection is made up of High Wire, Majic Stripe and Brite Lites. These three new textiles feature Crypton protection and are perfect for contract, hospitality and healthcare applications.

Tana-Tex Inc. introduces the Astonshire Collection. This collection is suitable for cubicle curtains, drapery, decorative top treatments, and bedspreads for all healthcare, nursing, and other commercial environments.

Tana-Tex Inc. introduces two new pediatric cubicle curtain fabrics for healthcare and commercial environments: Zoomangi and Dots.

Trend Green presents the new F.I.G.H.T Collection (Fabrics Inspired for a Green and Healthy Tomorrow). The Collection is made of 100% Post Consumer Recycled Polyester and is Inherently Fire Retardant. They are woven in the USA and some of the patterns pass up to 80,000 double rubs.

Unika Vaev’s Discovery Collection includes Atmosphere, Reveal and Loop de Loop. These heavy upholstery fabrics add sophisticated luxury to any contract interior installations.

Unika Vaev introduces the LIFE Textiles Collection and is comprised of Atlas, Balance, Classic, Line, Luna, Planet, Sense and Source. The collection is constructed of 100% wool and has superior functionality in the contract market.

Decorative Accessories / Accents / Artwork

Art Rent and Lease Gallery introduces Matuschka’s “Bendel Bag”, a Bagit! series of museum quality giclee’s with archival eco-friendly pigments, 36” x 24” each based on empty shopping bags of luxury products and brand name obsession.

Art Rent and Lease Gallery presents Artist Janet Van Fleet’s “Circular Statements”, a mixed media wall sculpture of wire, disks, recycled and found materials measuring 96” x 144’x 6”, add lighting for an amazing 3-D effect in home or office.

Art Rent and Lease Gallery presents Ron Lyon’s “Liberte’ est Bleu”. Made of Eco-friendly materials and recycled objects, this wall piece adds style and color to your designer space.

Art Rent and Lease Gallery introduces Amy Cohen Banker’s “Polyana”. An 18” x 24” oil on recycled board, utilizing Eco-friendly processes, the Polyana is a stunning original painting with wrapped finished edges.

Art Rent and Lease Gallery’s “Untitled 729” by Vincent Romaniello is re-used charcoal and gesso on canvas, 64” x 96”; inspired by how mankind and nature can coexist using eco-friendly “green” materials.

Dacasso’s new 23-pc conference room accessory set with organizer presents a beautiful and complete solution to outfit high-end conference tables. The set comes complete with leather table pads, mattress coasters, and an industry-first holder/ organize unit.

Jesse Kalisher Gallery has almost doubled their existing collection by adding 5000 + color images to their Color Collection. The entire collection is available in black and white or sepia, and most images are also available in color.

Jesse Kalisher Gallery’s Stretched Canvas is a great, modern way to bring dimension and texture to photographic artwork. We own the images and the printers, and printing our canvas in house allows us to bring the highest standard of quality to our customers every time.

Jesse Kalisher Gallery has conducted research and development for two years and has created a way to print high resolution photographs with brilliant color and clarity – on acrylic. With Acrylic Artwork, images are printed in house and maintain all of the stunning detail in Jesse’s photographs in a great modern medium.

Jesse Kalisher Gallery is now able to take a striking photograph and spread it over a 10’ high and 30’ long wall. Their high quality Photographic Wallpaper is a new medium of finished artwork that can take your design to the next level.

Lumicor’s new Dimension is the latest embedded resin technology. With a special process we are able to “suspend” material within resin panels for a 3-D effect. Flowers, grasses and leaf decors are virtually frozen in time for a stunning and unique look.

Reynolds Polymer Technology, Inc. launches their new R-Cast Mirage and R-Cast Palette materials providing significantly more design options to architects and designers. Each product utilizes the same technology on acrylic and resin-based panels; R-Cast Mirage can reproduce any custom image or graphic while R-Cast Palette is available in 120 colors to create stunning panels perfect for interiors.

Reynolds Polymer Technology, Inc.’s R-Cast Textures creates unforgettable design statements by customizing patterns sculpted deep into resin panels. Available in a range of patterns and colors and fully customizable, R-Cast Textures can stand alone without illumination, or take on an entirely new form with special lighting.

Wall & Wall Coverings

Aidata U.S.A. Co., Ltd.’s ABET LAMINATI, a leading manufacturer of High Pressure laminates, continues its tradition of daring, innovative design with Serigrafia -- 16 new silk-screened patterns, emulating exotic fabrics, created by designer Paola Navone. Serigrafia, with its slightly raised texture of vertical lines, can be used as wall covering, on casegoods, furniture or any application that does not require a flat surface.

Crypton created with their patent technology, and third party certified green, the Crypton wall fabric is perfect for wall coverings, panel systems, partitions, and anywhere else you might want a highly sustainable alternative to everyday wall décor.

Dreamwalls Color Glass is back-painted glass manufactured using a two-coat proprietary paint technology for superior adhesion to glass. A color coating is applied to the non-contact surface of the glass and then heat cured for durability.

Hirshfield’s Commercial’s Sanfoot Natural Wood Veneer Wallcoverings is architectural grade real wood veneer, fire-rated, prefinished and ready to install like wall covering. Standard sheets come in 3’x9’ or 3’x10’ sizes and are “Sequenced Numbered” to keep the beauty of the species in it’s natural look.

Molo’s new Softwall + Softblock Modular System is a space shaping system that is at the core of Molo’s soft collection and consists of expandable/compressible building blocks and free standing partition walls in a variety of sizes, two materials and three colors. All elements in the Softwall + Softblock Modular System connect together with concealed magnets in an almost seamless way.

OMNOVA Solutions Inc. presents RECORE Recycled Wall Technology, the industry’s “best in class” recycled wall covering technology. The wall covering looks, performs and hangs exactly like traditional vinyl wall covering but features 30% recycled content and reduced environmental impact!

Tokuyama is issuing a new era of wall covering with IBUKI-S, an alluring surfacing sheet made from the traditional plaster used for thousands of years to build Japanese castles. Its attractive look, unique texture and timeless eco-qualities make it ideal for any project, especially those trying to achieve LEED certification.

Tokuyama is breaking into a new era of wall covering with the new product IBUKI-T, an alluring surfacing tile made from the traditional plaster used for thousands of years to build Japanese castles. Its unique texture and timeless eco-qualities of being low VOC emitting, antimicrobial, helping to control humidity and actually absorbing carbon dioxide make it ideal for any project.

Vahallan Papers, Inc. is excited to introduce the pattern “Veyda.” This metallic finish features a one-of-a-kind contemporary design and is a must see when looking for new and unique wall coverings.

Vahallan Papers, Inc. is excited to introduce the Otreffeck series. There are nine metallic finishes to this one-of-a-kind contemporary design and it is a must see when looking for new and unique wall coverings.

Other / Misc.

2/90 Sign Systems introduces Flex, an ADA solution for environments with an unique requirement for lightweight, sanitary, pliable signs with no hard edges. Flex requires no tools for fast and easy installation. Perfect for Healthcare, Correctional, Educational and Hospitality environments.

Anji Mountain Bamboo Rug Co.’s patented Bamboo Office Chairmats have introduced eco-friendly style to what was formerly an unattractive and purely functional accessory. Naturally elegant bamboo is more durable than a plastic mat and adds a charming organic touch to any area.

Armstrong Ceiling Systems has introduced Tierra, the ceiling industry’s most rapidly renewable acoustical ceiling. The new ceiling features an exclusive BioAcoustic substrate made from jute, a natural fiber that grows from seed to harvest in ninety days.

Chief Manufacturing’s FUSION Video Conference Kit contains all of the mounting solutions you need to create a high-tech video conferencing solution, including flat panel tilt mounts, speaker and camera shelves, and power filters. The system is easy to use and fast to install.

Designtex’s new fusion collection, Material Mix exhibits the juxtaposition created by pairing hard materials with delicate textures. Glistening and supple infills bring a romantic quality to these structured surface materials.

Designtex introduces their first Wallcovering Collection which takes inspiration from nature, Japanese culture and woven textures. The collection is packed with 21 patterns each with a brilliant color palette.

DORMA Interior’s DORMA MAGNEO is an entrance system powered by linear magnetic drive technology and designed for any modern interior whether public, commercial, or private. Its sleek Contur design has minimalist clean lines that blend seamlessly to meet discriminating applications.

DSG Custom Glass offers images on glass that will not chip, peel or fade by printing digital directly into the glass. Transform your designs with the depth, clarity and versatility of glass.

DuPont unveils the DuPont Corian Arctic Series. The five new cool, translucent colors- Arctic Blueberry, Arctic Mint, Arctic Strawberry, Arctic Lime, and Arctic Ice – include icy white particulates that create a flurry of movement.

DuPont unveils eight new Corian Private Collection hues – Witch Hazel, Sandalwood, Jasmine, Saffron, Elderberry, Juniper, Thyme, and Rosemary – are a collection of complementary, intricate browns, rusts, grays, blues and greens.

DuPont’s 2009 Zodiaq Terra Collection – Licorice, Wintergreen, Coriander and Flax – combine sustainability with textural design to offer an aesthetic reflective of the delicacy of nature, yet designed for heavy interior wear and tear.

DuPont’s two new Zodiaq Private Collection colors, Nutmeg and Savory, add a splash of calming movement to bustling lobbies, work spaces, retail stores and more.

Duraglas Inc. presents the Chrysalis HD – the next generation of translucent architectural resin panels.

FreeAxez USA and Thomas & Betts jointly introduce the new Ultra Low Power/ Voice/ Data Floor Box that integrates into the FreeAxez 40 1.6” FFH access flooring system. UL and CSA listed, this revolutionary design offers the lowest system solution available in North America!

Goelst USA, LLC. presents the latest addition to the line of Goelst nurse station and transaction counter casegoods, the newly engineered curved panel system. These nurse stations now feature modular radius panels that can be reconfigured to compliment an array of interior spaces as well as satisfy both functional and aesthetic end-user requirements.

Doug Mockett & Co.’s new CA52 has a thin tire that rotates around a circular hub, leaving a large open space in the center of the wheel. While its artistic design delivers a hollow look, it’s surprisingly solid with a 150 lb. weight capacity.

Heisn Hsing Hardward Co., Ltd. presents a new kind of T-nut that you must see to believe.

Herman Miller, Inc.’s Energy Manager provides programmable control of electrical power in a Herman Miller workstation cluster for significant energy savings. It also monitors, measures and reports occupancy and energy use to optimize real estate and track progress toward goals.

Intensa, Inc. introduces the new #420 exam table and casework allows us to offer the CPR Program and provide everything you need to furnish an exam room.

Joel Berman Glass Studios presents Salt, a new category of flat glass surfacing for interior and exterior architecture and design. Salt is an innovative granulating material made from new or recycled glass cullet, colored with pigments, then fused to sheets of glass. The resulting dyed glass panels offer architects and designers a new form of expression in glass for designed environments.

Kelly International Corp.’s new product, KF1649 LCD Dual-screen mount creates a productive side-by side dual, triple, or quad display that lifts screens up to where they are. The weight capacity is up to 13kgs per support.

Kelly International Corp. is pleased to introduce the new KFS6456 Desk Organizer. This heavy-duty double-sided aluminum rail makes it ideal for single or double workplaces. Monitor arms can mount directly to the rail to provide a full range of motion and viewing angles.

King Slide Works Co., Ltd. presents its KingCraft Series-1A88, a push-open & silent soft-closing concealed slide with mechanical device, instead of power-driven. KingCraft is safe, ergonomic and energy saving.

King Slide Works Co., Ltd.’s KingCraft is a new series with specially engineered damping system that will take your furniture designs to the next level of comfort and utility.

King Slide Works Co., Ltd. introduces KingCraft Series-1A68 Concealed Slide with Silent Soft-Closing. KingCraft products are the perfect combination of engineering and elegance and with KingCraft, your furniture designs will be taken to the next level of comfort and utility.

Panelite’s new Bonded Series, with polycarbonate honeycomb core and clear, colored or matte finish facings, provide a lightweight, translucent panel option for walls, partitions and ceilings. Consisting of 70-80% of air by volume, Panelite materials are highly resource and installation efficient and contribute to LEED certification.

Reynolds Polymer Technology, Inc. presents the new R-Cast Dura. The Class A/Class I fire ratings of our new R-Cast Dura material promise to expand design possibilities for architects and designers. Available in white and black opaque colors, R-Cast Dura is ideal for use in a variety of projects, such as display cases, point of purchase displays, and furniture.

Right Angle Products’ new VMW is a height adjustable computer workstation on wheels with a retractable saddle seat.

Sedia Systems presents The Turner fixed seating system, designed by Lamm. Turner features a multi-pivotal base that allows unoccupied chairs to automatically tilt forward, maximizing space behind each seat for row easement access. Its distinctive lines and resourceful technology produce an orderly classroom environment that maximizes room capacity, making it ideal for lecture halls, auditoriums and classrooms with limited riser depth.

Sedia Systems’ new Genya auditorium chair balances sophistication and simplicity. Genya features a tip-up seat and corresponding arms that automatically fold away and disappear through a patented, synchronized movement. A cushioned gas device retracts the arms and seat when unoccupied and folds them into a sleek, rectangular compartment that also functions as the structural framework to support the fixed seating unit.

Smith System’s UXL Chair is available as a stack chair, then you can add options now or later such as a fixed P tablet, foldaway arm, book basket or ganging device. It is available in 14 bright colors, polypropylene or fabric seat option.

Smith System’s UXL Tables are a brand new line of tables available in 20”, 24”, and 30” depths and from 30” to 90” long. The Tables are standard with a ¾” high pressure laminate top, full frame underneath and 5 different leg options. The UXL Tables are truly a flexible design.

Zerocaster introduces the ZC09 at Neocon. The ZC09 is a ‘see-through’ hubless caster that complements and completes any office chair with a light, ethereal, yet strong 21st century aesthetic.


Last Updated on Thursday, 11 June 2009 09:20