Interior designers, furniture makers adapting to new socially distant norms

HIGH POINT, N.C. — As if the state’s economy hadn’t taken enough of a hit from COVID-19, local officials were forced to cancel what would have been the High Point Furniture Market, originally set for this past weekend. The internationally … Read more

Littleton furniture manufacturing business begins making plexiguards for offices

LITTLETON, Colo.– It looks like normal business at Xybix Systems in Littleton.

“We manufacture furniture for 911 dispatch centers all over North America,” Xybix President Barry Carson said.

But not all is normal.

“No, not the plexiglass. That’s a new … Read more

Knoll Reports First Quarter 2020 Results

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Knoll, Inc. (NYSE: KNL), a leading designer and manufacturer of furnishings, textiles and fine leathers for the workplace and home, today announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020.

First Quarter Highlights

Net Sales increased … Read more

Reasons Why Long-term Faith on Steelcase Inc. (SCS) Could Pay Off Investors

Let’s start up with the current stock price of Steelcase Inc. (SCS), which is $9.56 to be very precise. The Stock rose vividly during the last session to $9.61 after opening rate of $9.53 while the lowest price it … Read more

Spicers and Office Team appoint Administrators

CEO Steve Horne has announced the following statement:

“In light of the financial position of the company and unpredictable trading, the Board of Directors have taken action to protect the business and have filed a notice of intention to appoint … Read more

Italian furniture and design manufacturers push for restarting production

A consortium of prominent Italian home furnishing designers and manufacturers are urging Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to allow their industries to resume production ahead of the country’s gradual re-opening, which is now slated to begin May 3 at the earliest … Read more

Italian furniture and design manufacturers push for restarting production

A consortium of prominent Italian home furnishing designers and manufacturers are urging Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to allow their industries to resume production ahead of the country’s gradual re-opening, which is now slated to begin May 3 at the earliest … Read more

10 ways COVID-19 could change office design

  • Millions of people in China have returned to work, and other countries are considering easing lockdowns in phases.
  • Organizations should plan how to adapt offices to comply with social distancing rules.
  • Real estate company Cushman & Wakefield has designed an
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Humanscale Launches Campaign to Help Remote Workers Stay Healthy

IN RECENT weeks the lockdown and social distancing in India has seen thousands of employees set up an office in their very own homes. In fact, according to many reports, COVID-19 pandemic could lead to Work From Home (WFH) becoming … Read more

Office-contract furniture market estimated to be $17 billion

The preliminary estimate developed by IHS Markit of the North American office, education, and healthcare furniture market for 2019 was estimated to be $16.99 billion by the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association. That is a gain of 4.3 percent … Read more