Contract Furnishings

Private Pods

The PoppinPod, the newest phone booth competitor on the market, is a turnkey for private space. This product gives teams the opportunity to be in full control of their environment. PoppinPod Kolo 1 is designed for private work, and the PoppinPod Kolo 2 is designed to accommodate two to four people as a meeting space. It is available in black and white and features built-in power, a smart ventilation system and personalized lighting—at the touch of a button. In stock and ready to ship allows it to be one of the fastest in lead times in the industry, alongside one of the longest warranties in the market.

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Mary Idema Pew Library, Grand Valley State University

Individual to Group Learning

After studying student behaviors, this framed the way in which Grand Valley State University (GVSU) went about renovating its Mary Idema Pew Library. In essence, the university identified a range of activities and the types of spaces students desired to support those tasks. “When they are really heads down on a project, or a test, or some other creative endeavor, they often expect and demand almost total silence and stillness,” relates Van Orsdel. On the other end of the spectrum, students seek group settings, whether it is comfortable lounge seating or a table with a whiteboard or a large screen for sharing digital images or data.Beyond having a space to support group inter

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Posture Adjustable Desks

Migration SE is a height-adjustable solution that gives workers the freedom to choose between postures. Available in desk and bench versions to support a multi-tude of applications and work modes. Customization options are also available for the surface materials used and for the color of the legs on the desk/bench.

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Cove Lounge Chair

Me Time

The Cove lounge chair, manufactured by Poltrona Frau, and designed by Foster + Partners, is suitable for public lounges, even reception areas, and has been designed to function as part of a cloud-like cluster of chairs. The ribs of cushion at the back of the chair extend in places to form ridges, which can be used as armrests.“The design [of Cove] explores the spatiality of personal space, expanding the notion of a simple chair in terms of function and materiality. Its compact form carves out a generous volume that provides a secluded space to eat, work or relax.”—Mike Holland, Head of Industrial Design, Foster + Partners

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String Pattern

Recently, 3form launched a new addition to the Full Circle collection with a team of textile artisans in Magelang, Indonesia. Inspired by long-lasting global relationships created by Full Circle, string was used throughout the new patterns to represent the connections and intersections the program fosters between people and communities. What resulted is four new stunning patterns that can be used in a variety of 3form products. 

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Landings and Layovers

German manufacturer Wilkhahn released Landing at Orgatec. Landing responds to the tendency for spontaneous conversations in the in-between spaces in our days. The decorative, sound-absorbent wall reliefs create an inviting atmosphere for spontaneous “stopovers” in places where space is lacking, such as aisles and cross-over spaces. With multiple configurations, Landing can be used for perching or leaning on, as shelving, or a privacy screen. The flat and three-dimensional upholstered, textile-covered elements are available in seven colors that fit into any design. 

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Office at Tech Startup Working Smart

Creative use of furniture helps tech startup smartly design a workplace solution to create maximum workspaces. After quickly outgrowing its first office, designed in collaboration with Poppin, Honey, an LA-based shopping app/tech startup, needed to open a second location that felt beautiful and on-brand, creating a seamless experience for employees between offices.

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Multi-Task Panels

Universal Height Adjustable Screens allow workstation panels to suit a variety of tasks whether sitting, standing or collaborating. By adjusting the height, users can control acoustic and visual privacy of the workspace with the screen. Raise or lower the screen to the desired level of privacy with a simple pull or push. At its full height, the screen provides complete visual privacy. When fully depressed, the screen virtually disappears to create an inviting, collaborative space. The screens adjust seamlessly and quietly. 

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Causing a Ruckus

The Ruckus collection promises great things as the winner of the “Best in Competition” award at EDSpaces last year. Ruckus brings badly needed movement to educational settings, expanding creative thinking and embodiment of ideas in classrooms and corporate training facilities. The collection includes mobile seating, table and storage options, which provide a wide range of movement in all directions. For example, easy-glide rollers help rearrange the footprint and four seat and stool heights accommodate adjustable height work surfaces.

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Modular Seating

Kontour modular seating, with coordinating ottomans and end tables, can be arranged in limitless configurations to provide comfortable, functional seating options. Ranging from a small single unit to expansive configurations, the rectilinear and curvilinear shapes create strong visual interest while enhancing designers’ abilities to define spaces and control traffic flow in large public areas.

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