Best of NeoCon 2014 Gold Winners Part 4

July 23rd, 2014 by

This week, we’re featuring a mashup of some of the light and lovely designs on display at NeoCon 2014. While some gold winners were plush and luxurious, these items are streamlined and modernistic. Nucraft: Kai Kai is named in honor of a Hawaiian word for “ocean”. In fact, it does look a bit like a . . . Read More »

Best of NeoCon 2014 Gold Winners Part 3

July 16th, 2014 by

This week’s NeoCon 2014 gold winners demonstrate a firm grasp on the concept of shared spaces. It’s all about the lounge and the conference room. Whether employees are gathering for a mandatory meeting or voluntary collaboration, they should be served with the best furniture. Lounge Furniture It’s a bench. No, it’s a worktable. Or is . . . Read More »

Best of NeoCon 2014 Gold Winners Part 2

July 9th, 2014 by

It’s week #2 in our tour of NeoCon 2014 Gold winners. This time, we’ll browse a selection of supporting office furniture—those items that fill the spaces between desks. While these don’t get as much attention as cubicles or traditional workstations, they serve an important role. First up are the new storage systems. File & Mobile . . . Read More »

Talk to Your Employees Before Your Next Office Remodel

July 2nd, 2014 by

Is it about time your company had a thorough office remodel? This is a great opportunity to bring your work environment and furnishings up to date technologically and ergonomically. You can even do a complete rebrand for a trendier image. But even well-intended changes don’t always go over well with workers—unless they have some input . . . Read More »

Best of NeoCon 2014 Gold Winners Part 1

July 2nd, 2014 by

Who took home the gold for Best of NeoCon 2014? Are these items the perfect choices to refurbish or renovate your office space? We’ll explore some of the best of the best in July. Architectural Products by molo This space-sculpting partition system brings new scope to the term ‘flexible’. Each Tyvek honeycomb accordion wall features . . . Read More »

Get Fit with Office Chair Exercise Accessories

June 25th, 2014 by

The sit-to-stand trend is only one way for people to get in a workout at work. Office chair exercise accessories allow employees to enjoy movement while they stay seated. Here are three pieces of equipment that can transform a traditional workstation into a miniature fitness center. What’s Under Your Desk? The “Cubii” from Fitness Cubed . . . Read More »

The NeoCon 2014 Office Lounge Chair Collection

June 18th, 2014 by

Is it time to revamp your employee break room or collaborative lounge area? Consider some of the new designs that debuted at NeoCon 2014 this week. They’ll shift how you think about the traditional office lounge chair. There’s definitely something for every taste, from sporty to modern to zany. A Catchall Design The Mitt chair . . . Read More »

Should Office Employees Lie Down on the Job?

June 11th, 2014 by

The last thing employees want to see on their annual performance review is an accusation of being lazy. But spending some time in a horizontal position at work isn’t necessarily a problem. It might actually help people be more productive. Let’s see how more work could get done when employees lie down on the job. . . . Read More »

How Facility Management Is Changing

June 4th, 2014 by

The physical office building is one of a company’s greatest assets and investments as well as a substantial source of liability. If the facility is well designed, properly maintained, and used to its fullest potential, all is well. But when it is in disrepair, the workplace can become unpleasant or even hazardous. If space is . . . Read More »

Office Furniture for Digital Natives Part 2

May 28th, 2014 by

Last week, we took a look at what the “Digital Natives” in Generation Y expect from a user-friendly workspace. This week, we’ll put together a sample collection for the modern office environment—the all-important lounge area. Don’t let the name fool you. Serious work can be performed here if the furnishings support the way younger employees . . . Read More »