HOLLAND, MI - Haworth Inc. unveiled the Art of Friendship at the opening celebration of its renovated global headquarters on May 21, 2008. The art collection consists of pieces contributed by 14 of Haworth's partners from a variety of disciplines. The artist's creativity reaches beyond their vocation as a personal self expression. Artworks will be showcased throughout the LEED-NC Gold registered 300,000-square-foot building.
"Haworth members are privileged to have developed partnerships and friendships with scores of creative people over the years," says Jeff Reuschel, Haworth global design director. "To acknowledge and celebrate these relationships, we have asked our colleagues to share their talents, interests and artistic expressions with the Haworth community, as well as visitors to our headquarters."
The Art of Friendship collection enables Haworth to highlight industry leaders in the fields of architecture, construction, computer technology, interior design, industrial design, sustainability, academia and the social sciences who have impacted the development and evolution of the 20th century work environment. Additional artworks will be added to the collection as works are shared by a variety of industry professionals.
Haworth Inc. is a global leader in the design and manufacture of office furniture and organic workspaces, including raised access floors, moveable walls, systems furniture, seating, storage, and wood casegoods. Family-owned and privately held, Haworth is headquartered in Holland, MI, and serves markets in more than 120 countries though a global network of 600 dealers. For more information, go to www.haworth.com.