Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Your future office will be riddled with sensors and that’s okay

You won’t hear this often, but let’s talk about office buildings. They’re pretty awful. Most office buildings waste energy and productivity, use rooms and desks inefficiently and the air quality and the sedentary office lifestyle are often detrimental to employee health. But it doesn’t have to be like that.
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Source: https://thenextweb.com

Monday, June 18, 2018

7 Themes From Neocon 2018 That Show New Directions in Design


These designs offer object lessons on recent trends in commercial design. CONTINUE READING
Source: http://www.metropolismag.com

Friday, June 15, 2018

Herman Miller acquires stake in Danish furniture brand Hay

Herman Miller, the furniture manufacturer based in Zeeland, Michigan, has announced that it has acquired an interest in Hay, the Danish brand known for its contemporary home and office furnishings and accessories. Founded in 2002 by Rolf and Mette Hay with business partner Troels Holch Povlsen, Hay has quickly grown into a global empire with $155 million in projected revenue. READ MORE
Source: Curbed.com

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Download our Perspectives Lookbook

Our bfi Lookbook is an A+D publication that shows how the Herman Miller Elements portfolio can outfit different kinds of spaces, each with a unique character and aesthetic. With the shifting floorplate and real estate challenges in every market, companies need to continuously evolve and flex with creative alternatives to traditional work settings. The individual and collaborative workspaces shown in the Perspectives Lookbook support various activities, as addressed by the featured designers from around the United States. Download your copy today.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Contract Names 2018 Best of NeoCon Winners

Untucked by Keilhauer. Image courtesy Keilhauer.
The winners of the 2018 Best of NeoCon Competition were announced on Monday, June 11, during an awards breakfast hosted by Contract at the Renaissance Hotel in Chicago. Eighty-one awards were distributed in this year’s competition of contract furnishing products, including eight Innovation Awards and a Best of Competition Award.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

See the new Herman Miller Cosm chair in action

Herman Miller's new Cosm chair adjusts to an individual’s posture, weight and pressure points without the need for user input. The Cosm chair will be available mid-summer in white, red, black, navy and glacial blue.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Princeton University opens new innovation center in Plainsboro

Officials celebrated the opening of the Princeton Innovation Center BioLabs incubator on May 17.  bfi was honored to have furnished this space!

More than 100 representatives from Princeton University, the town of Plainsboro, local industries and the center’s first tenant companies attended the event at the Forrestal Center in Plainsboro.

Princeton Innovation Center BioLabs offers co-working lab and office space for high-tech startup companies formed by Princeton University faculty, students and alumni, as well as members of the wider New Jersey community. CONTINUE READING

Friday, May 18, 2018

Tour LinkedIn’s Offices in San Francisco

IA Interior Architects designed the headquarters for professional networking company LinkedIn, located in San Francisco, California. Fellow Herman Miller office furniture dealer, Pivot Interiors, provided the office furniture. TAKE A LOOK
Source: Office Snapshots

Thursday, May 17, 2018

A workplace to enjoy: Onyx details new amenities at Morristown building

Congratulations to John Saraceno and Onyx Equities for a job well done at this Morristown building (RENDERINGS) READ ARTICLE

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Change is in the Wind for Law Firm Offices

Let’s face it – who among us likes, much less embraces change? Countless quotes remind us that it is the only constant in life, and yet it is not always welcome – especially in the workplace. Not immune from the changes taking place all around us, the modern law office is experiencing transformation that reflects design trends seen in the broader world of commercial interior design. CONTINUE
Source: Interior Architects