Furniture

WELL Certification

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Teknion showrooms pursue WELL Certification

Teknion has announced it is pursuing WELL Certification for its New York and Toronto showrooms through the WELL Building Standard.
Teknion

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Teknion wins six awards at Best of NeoCon 2016

Teknion Corporation, the designer of innovative office furniture, office systems and ergonomic accessories, won six prestigious awards including the top prize at Best of NeoCon
Italia for Contract

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Italia for Contract event launches firms in T.O.

Italia for Contract, in partnership with IIDEXCanada and with the support of the Udine Chamber of Commerce, recently held a two-day exhibition in Toronto’s Distillery
Arconas

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Arconas deal expands airport product offerings

In an effort to expand its product offerings for its airport clients, Arconas, an airport furniture manufacturer with installations in over 300 airports around the
Frank Delfino

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Frank Delfino joins Inscape’s board of directors

Office furniture designer and manufacturer Inscape has announced the appointment of Frank Delfino to its board of directors. Delfino brings his expertise in contract furniture
Court House

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Herman Miller files legal action in Illinois

Herman Miller has filed a legal action against Madison Seating, alleging unauthorized use of its trademarks and improper marketing and sales of its products.
Thermal exchange embedded in office furniture

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Thermal exchange embedded in office furniture

In future, a desk could serve double duty as a thermal exchange unit that helps save energy and enhance indoor environmental quality. French designers have
Keys

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Control office furniture keys to prevent costs

Lockable office furniture can quickly become an unexpected expense if keys are not properly controlled.
Rick Galbraith

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Shopping for office furniture on a budget

What key qualities of office furniture should never be sacrificed for savings? The Global Group's Rick Galbraith provides his expert opinion.
ergonomic

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Ergonomic workstation guidelines

Taking an ergonomic approach to setting up a workstation simply involves looking at how each employee works. The two main areas to focus on are the office chair and work surface/desk.
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Design Quarterly

Selecting the right hospitality furniture

There are three main criteria for selecting the correct hospitality furniture: placement, style and durability.
AODA compliance

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BIFMA updates its ergonomics guideline

The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association recently revised its 2002 ergonomics guideline.
Rick Galbraith

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‘Benching’ a growing office design solution

Why are more organizations specifying benching systems? The Global Group's vice-president of sales, Rick Galbraith, offers his insight.