Office & Accessories

Belkin Multiport® to HDMI® Digital AV Adapter

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

Contact: Email | Website

aperture

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

Contact: Email | Website

Pitney Bowes SendPro® C-Series

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.

Contact: steve@bigbangip.com; www.pitneybowes.com

ID:B

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

Contact: dsbrand@daishin.com; fg.daishin.com

DingTalk M2 face recognition machine

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

Contact: zhiyuan.czy@alibaba-inc.com; www.dingtalk.com

Expansion Cityline

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

Contact: allie@upspringpr.com, http://www.teknion.com

Ideation Collection

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

Contact: allie@upspringpr.com, http://www.luumtextiles.com/

Prospect Portfolio

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.

Contact: info@richardholbrook.com, richardholbrook.com

Staples Paper Shredders

Staples has developed a cross-category design language to establish design consistency and guide new product development initiatives across Staples’ brand product categories. The design language leverages forms, packaging, colors, materials and graphics, delivering a recognizable appearance and user-interaction framework that uniquely associates all product experiences. The Staples Brand shredder platform is the first holistic family to leverage this strategy in a new design approach that encompasses a full line of 11 new products that span from consumer to commercial.

Designed by: Daniel Reilly and Lowell Jesmer of Staples and Albert King, Taehak Kwon, Evan Hutker and Richard Watson of Essential Design

Contact: Daniel.Reilly@staples.com

Zones

Zones is a comprehensive series of furniture that transforms the office, challenges convention and changes how people experience work. Zones is comprised of seating, tables, screens, easels, lighting, accessories and semiprivate enclosures, which can be used as intimate collaborative settings or a place of retreat for privacy. Zones supports focused and collaborative work by promoting domestic qualities of comfort, warmth and familiarity through materials and textures. Zones transitions the workplace from fixed and formal to one that suits a variety of preferences and working habits.

Designed by: PearsonLloyd and Teknion

Contact: caroline@upspringpr.com | http://www.teknion.com/

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