Category Archives: Products We Love

Our Trip to The Mart

    Our team just got back from Chicago where we toured several showrooms in theMART and participated in some training. TheMART, which is two city blocks long and twenty-five stories high, is abundant in innovation and creativity. It captivates thousands of consumers to its luxury kitchen and bath, home furnishings and outdoor furnishings showrooms each year and is a major hub for interior designers, architects, contractors and business owners. While theMART includes residential showrooms, it also has showrooms for commercial design. In fact, the Design Center has more than 100 showrooms and 900 of the finest product lines… Needless to say, we were in heaven.   Check out the … Continue reading

Best of Competition: Teknion’s Zones

    At this year’s NeoCon 2016, Teknion’s Zones Collection took home “Best of Competition.” Designed by Tom Lloyd and Luke Pearson of PearsonLloyd, a London-based design consultancy, Teknion’s Zones Collection embodies an exploration of design concepts that address the social and technological changes driving behavior at work.   “The boundaries between traditional and emerging work space is breaking down,” said designer Luke Pearson. “People don’t just work in offices; hotels, public transport, cafes and home have become an extension of the office.” Zones is different than the traditional workstation. It combines comfort, function and sophistication and is the perfect collection for collaborative spaces … Continue reading

Trendsetting: BuzziSpace

    Established in 2007, BuzziSpace became an instant hit as open floor plans had increased in popularity in both homes and offices. At that time, open collaborative spaces were gaining recognition and BuzziSpace’s sound-absorbing acoustic panels quickly turned heads as many found them highly innovative and refreshingly playful. BuzziSpace’s products are functional in regards to nose reduction but are also aesthetically pleasing and fun — something we can all dig.   The Belgium-based company also helps to reduce waste, which makes BuzziSpace products good for the environment. Their eco-felt or BuzziFelt consists of 100% upcycled plastic bottle waste. Their team follows the philosophy of “Cradle-to-Cradle,” which ultimately seeks to … Continue reading

Product Highlight: Teknion’s hiSpace Height-Adjustable Table

    Today, the risks accompanying sedentary work are widely acknowledged. New studies show that healthy employees perform better and are more productive. Now, “active design” strategies are becoming more of an essential feature of the modern workplace. Height-adjustable desks are a great solution to sedentary work and in recent years have been gaining a great deal of attention.   Studies show that active people live longer than those whose lives’ lack exercise and activity. Sitting at a desk for the entire day not only encourages a sedentary lifestyle, but can actually cause people physical harm. Yes, we’re talking headaches, … Continue reading

10 of the Coolest Chairs You’ll Want to Sit in

  Our first blog is dedicated to chairs. Why? Well, to start off, chairs have been in existence since the Early Dynastic Period of Egypt which dates back to 2920 BC. Chairs have dramatically evolved throughout the ages and illustrate the life and times of those living during the periods from which they were designed, built, and utilized. In fact, the chair is the perfect symbol for the ever-changing lifestyles and values of those who sit in them. The following chairs (which are quite different than the Ancient Egyptians’ chairs) demonstrate modern design that’s innovative, aesthetically pleasing, and effortlessly cool.   RBT … Continue reading