Excessive sitting is becoming a health hazard, especially for office workers. The Elea Office Chair incorporates small movements into your work day without you ever needing to leave your desk. The seat pan is suspended with steel rods that allow the seat—and you—to freely move while ensuring proper balance and stability. By introducing micromovement into the work day, the Elea Office Chair encourages improved circulation, heart health, muscle and joint flexibility, and mental alertness. From an executive office to open workspaces, Elea keeps you in flow while you work.
Designed by: Tai Matlin and Taiwan Choi of Fellowes Horizons Team
Cesto is a collection of interactive seating and table elements designed to address the dynamic, collaborative and social behaviors typical of today’s work environment. Spanish for “basket,” Cesto provides ultimate flexibility, freely reconfiguring and morphing into settings depending on users’ needs throughout the day. The Cesto family contains an upholstered base element and a variety of functional tops in numerous colorways and surfaces allowing extensive personalization. Lightweight and mobile with small handles and optional casters for easy relocation, Cesto is easily moved about.
Designed by: Khodi Feiz of Feiz Design Studio for Studio TK
One of the most common and nagging issues in any conference room is the need for adapters. Somehow, the one you need is never there, and precious time is wasted on trying to rig a solution. The Belkin Multiport solves that problem, making it easy to connect any laptop or other device to an HDMI projector or monitor. One end of the adapter features the four most popular output connectors: Mini DisplayPort, USB-C™, HDMI and VGA for broad compatibility across many devices. The other end features an HDMI connector to input content to your projector or display.
Designed by: Peter Schmidt, Barry Sween, Mitchell Suckle, Oliver Seil, IDSA of Belkin Innovation Design Group
The design of aperture arose as a response to frustrations with the open office. Current solutions require a compromise between an open environment with separate spaces dedicated to private work and enclosed workstations with separate collaborate zones. The aperture line of furniture and accessories resolves both. It can be configured organically and intuitively, tailored to the interactions and circumstances of each person and team. It liberates workspace planning to think about work environments more like neighborhoods in a city, each with unique layouts and personalities.
Designed by: KEM STUDIO
The Pitney Bowes SendPro C-Series® makes it easy for small to mid-sized offices to mail, ship and track packages with one device. Letters are quickly weighed, sealed and printed in one step, and users can easily compare shipping options and verify addresses before shipping.
Designed by: Pitney Bowes Global UX, Big Bang and Free Association for Pitney Bowes Corp.
Most office workers in Korea are reluctant to display their photo on ID cards. ID:B a dual-sided ID card that reveals the identity of the company without exposing the employee’s photo. ID:B is smaller than standard ID cards, about a fifth the size of a credit card, the minimum size that can house an RF chip.
Designed by: Bongchan Kim, Daejin Kim, Guntae Kim, Youngmi Park and Eunjung You of Brand Strategy Dept. for Daishin Financial Group
The DingTalk M2 provides high-performance face recognition, including 0.3 second rapid recognition, simultaneous recognition and excellent recognition ability in suboptimal lighting. It can be used to record employee attendance or visitors. The M2 is easy to install and configure.
Designed by: Chen Zhiyuan of DingTalk
Expansion Cityline is a furniture system that offers an active setting that allows people to move, gather and disperse when privacy and focus are desired. Inspired by the definitive patterns of the urban landscape, the system is based on the concept of planning for a workplace that is as diverse and dynamic as a modern city. With a unique beam framework and a robust accessories program, Expansion Cityline creates workstations, collaborative spaces and mixed-use areas in which people can feel comfortable and empowered as they pursue individual and collective goals. With the idea of mixing the benefits of both panel and benching configurations in mind, the designers undertook the design for a new desk-based system. Even before the first line was drawn or any visual concepts sketched, key design statements were identified. The result: a guideline that included planning flexibility with 90-degree configurations as a panel system.
Designed by: Martin Chenette, Maxime Tessier, Olivier Langlois and Julien Meilleur of Teknion
Ideation is a collection of textiles that reflects a modern vision with an experiential approach to design. The collection draws inspiration from architecture and provides fresh perspectives by using classic materials in new ways. Modulus, Seismic Shift, Digi Tweed and Heather Tech strengthen designer toolboxes by providing nimble basics and multiple utilitarian colors. An abstracted and simplified approach to pattern allows color and texture to drive the collection. Two upholstery patterns—Modulus and Seismic Shift—explore spatial dimensions through color-value relationships. The multi-purpose textures Heather Tech and Digi Tweed feature coordinating shades inspired by honest tinted materials like brick and concrete.
Designed by: Suzanne Tick for Luum Textiles
Prospect is a portfolio of freestanding furniture designed to foster collaborative and individual creativity in workplaces and classrooms. Intended for small- to medium-size teams, Prospect is an oasis for co-creation featuring whiteboards, tack-able surfaces and media display. The Creative Space provides an ideal setting for groups to collaborate, brainstorm and think visually together. The Solo Space is meant for focused individual work, an escape from the distractions of the office. The Media Space allows people to present, review and collaborate on digital work. These settings create ideal places for collaboration, allowing people to easily bounce between working together and working alone.
Designed by: Richard Holbrook, Darren Mark and Theo Mandin-Lee of Richard Holbrook (design) for Herman Miller Inc.