8 Product Highlights from NeoCon 2016
1. Firm: Keilhauer.
Designers: Martin Bergmann, Harald Gründl, and Gernot Bohmann.
Standout: Sofas, chairs, benches, and stools by the Eoos partners interface for one-on-one meetings or group powwows.
2. Firm: Maharam.
Designer: Hella Jongerius.
Standout: Woven ribbons, traditional in the Netherlands, influenced Jongeriuslab’s spunky gridded composition in cotton-nylon.
3. Firm: Luum.
Designer: Suzanne Tick.
Standout: The fiber artist cut up moon-phase calendars to create a lunar pattern, then printed it on polyurethane upholstery fabric.
4. Firm: Herman Miller.
Designers: Kim Colin and Sam Hecht.
Standout: Recalling those pillows with armrests, so comfortable for reading in bed, Industrial Facility’s partners applied the idea to office lounge seating.
5. Firm: Davis Furniture.
Designer: Wolfgang C.R. Mezger.
Standout: This versatile seating system can be reconfigured in arcs, undulations, and circles in addition to a plain straight line.
6. Firm: Kyle Bunting, also available through Edelman Leather.
Designer: Kyle Bunting.
Standout: Inspired by landscapes seen from the air, each hide is custom-colored, cut, hand-fitted, and mosaic-assembled.
7. Firm: Vitra International.
Designer: Konstantin Grcic.
Standout: The OSB looks rough, but a sophisticated mechanism allows this system to toggle between standing or seated desk and love seat.
8. Firm: OFS Brands.
Designers: Mark Stenftenagel, Rick Joutras, and Tim Buchenberger.
Standout: Q Design’s founders integrated power sources, tablet arms, privacy screens, and touchdown stations into this system.