NeoCon 2016 Product Recap: Office Furniture
1. David Rockwell agrees that the workplace is a stage where the scene should change effortlessly according to the task at hand—the freestanding mobile elements of Unscripted, produced by Knoll, deliver on his ad-hoc promise with the designer’s quintessential panache.
2. Alberto Lievore, Jeannette Altherr, and Manel Molina broaden the functionality of their Parentesit space-creating system with Parentesit Freestanding for Arper.
3. Climb the corporate ladder while climbing to new heights with BuzziJungle, an office-friendly jungle gym concept by BuzziSpace.
4. Conceived by the maker’s in-house design team, Potrero415 by Coalesse brings a California Modern aesthetic to the table.
5. Run Shelf by Emeco.
6. Keilhauer‘s new Hangout series encompasses a flexible assortment of work surfaces and seating units—stools, chairs, lounges, benches, banquettes, etc.—conceived to foster face-to-face time and group powwows alike.
7. It’s little wonder that O+A co-founder (and Interior Design Hall of Famer) Primo Orpilla’s latest product launch for the corporate sphere, Assembli for Martin Brattrud, offers flexibility in abundance.
8. Designed by Gecco Vision, the airy Nik desk by Peter Pepper Products has more than a few tricks up its sleeve, starting with its deceptively slender yet totally tough powder-coated steel legs and frame.
9. Alessio Pozzoli stands up to office uproar with Blog, a new seating series by Thonet tailored specifically for open-plan workplaces.
10. In search of function-forward desking? Look no further than Workshelf, the latest from Three H Furniture that combines streamlined benching with the best attributes of a panel system.
11. Uhuru Design, a Brooklyn-based design/build studio, started out over a decade ago crafting massive tables and stools out of wood scraps—the Workplace Essentials collection brings that same attention to materiality into the office, whether said space is an open loft or a corporate setting.
12. Inspired by a tour of high-tech West Coast HQs, the prolific Konstantin Grcic teamed with Vitra to develop Hack, a flexible system that upends the corporate-office paradigm.