NeoCon 2014: Kimball Office Reimagines the Workspace

NeoCon 2014: Kimball Office Reimagines the Workspace

At this week’s NeoCon in Chicago, Kimball Office launches an array of new collections and a refreshed brand strategy at its Chicago showroom.

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Kimball Office’s new launches work in harmony with the company's robust product offering, providing solutions for almost any work environment.

With the aim of creating a flexible, customizable workspace, this year, the Kimball Office design team has taken a fresh approach, creating nearly 20 new products, enhancements to existing collections and an array of new surface materials and textiles

Kimball Office_Xsede

Xsede, Kimball Office's newest systems collection consciously uses only the most necessary materials – in the most efficient ways – to deliver a refined furniture system with a valued economic solution. Create, converse, collaborate, or concentrate-Xsede can be tailored to support the tasks of a workforce without compromising the overall movement of the open plan. With Xsede, designers have the freedom to customize environments that today's client's require.

Kimball Office_Wish

Incorporating ergonomics, practicality, and adaptability, Wish raises the bar on versatility through its refined aesthetic detail and intuitive functionality. Choices and intelligent design give the designer and end user exactly what they need based on environment, task or body type. Available in multiple upholstery options – mesh-upholstered, upholstered seat with mesh or upholstered back – Wish can be specified as a task, low height task, sit-to-stand, or stool with six different arm options.

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A classic lounge series, Boyd is timeless and versatile, designed for multiple office environments and easy to specify. Offered in one-, two-, and three-seat lounge models, Boyd meets or exceeds the BIFMA/ANSI standards. The comfortable back cushion contains high density, high-resiliency foam that is available as a standard cushion or in sewn tufted option. Its 6" legs are platinum metallic steel and available in square or round profiles with non-skid glides.

Kimball Office_Dwell

Designed to support informal, impromptu meetings, the Dwell lounge series brings a casual charm to the workplace. With a petite size offering, add Dwell to any workstation without crowding the space. Create cozy areas to retreat or combine with other collections for comfortable collaboration. Choose between rounded or angled-back modular lounge pieces, an ottoman modular lounge piece, or ancillary ottomans (available in a round or square shape). Lounge pieces are available in widths of 24-inch, 30-inch, 36-inch, and 51-inch. Accentuate Dwell’s shape by using contrasting upholstery on the seats or ottomans.

Kimball Office_Villa Shade

Designers can create intimate conversation areas by adding shade to the ever-popular Villa highback lounge seating. Install in a private or semi-private orientation-either way, Villa Shade offers calm settings for rest or focus. Configure Villa Shade to meet very specific needs including privacy, power and data. Its simple design is complemented by its meticulous hemstitch detail. Applicable on a one- or two-seat highback (24-inch, 30-inch, or 48-inch wide), the shades are factory installed on the left, right, or both sides of the unit and wider at the bottom or the top. Personalize Villa Shade by using multiple contrasting upholstery options or adding newly available pillow options.

Kimball Office__Alumma

Alumma is an instant furniture classic. With a retro-inspired design, Alumma has a profile that is elegant on both the task and guest/lounge chairs. Available in a contemporary black or sleek white, Alumma is a faux-leather swivel chair that comes in high-back, mid-back and guest/side/lounge options. With its mid-century inspired design sensibility, Alumma is a smart, sophisticated day-to-day or project chair.

Kimball Office_Flip

Ready to work and easy to store, Flip is the answer for any multipurpose work area where a beautiful and adaptable chair is desired. Thin features and a sleek profile keep Flip clean and contemporary. What's more, Flip's chair seat flips up allowing for very convenient nesting and storage. Flip is available as a side or nesting chair in all black or polished aluminum. Select from a breadth of seat fabric upholstery through the Kimball Office or Alliance programs.

Kimball Office_Expanded Surface Materials

Kimball Office has expanded its surface materials selection to include a number of new finishes, veneers and textiles in line with its expanded product offering. Silver Pearl, a clean, clear true silver, has a sophisticated pearlescent finish available on new products as well as enhances the company's existing popular collections. New straight grain composite veneers include Canyon Oak, Monterey Oak and Tuscan Walnut all available on the new Xsede collection, and the company's popular Footprint and Priority collections. All three modern veneers, derived from Italian Poplar and Basswood trees from American and European forests, are eco-responsible, traceable and sustainable.

In addition, Kimball Office continues its partnership with Momentum, a leading supplier of contract textiles, expanding a new offering of panel fabrics. Pact, an inline full-color spectrum and dimensionaltexture panel, is the company's newest collection. Pact's dimensional texture adds interest to panels and tiles while its extensive color palette allows designers to select from neutrals or a wide range of bright colors. It is currently available as options on all Kimball Office panel systems. Other textile collections have been expanded as well, including Elements and Progression by Momentum and Maharam's Manner, Medium, Messenger, Metric, Lariat and Value Reference 5 collections.

Kimball Office is located just outside the Chicago Merchandise Mart at 325 North Wells Street.

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