NeoCon Preview

Check out a smattering of offerings that launch at this year's show

05.01.2015

NeoCon Preview

  1. The RoundAbout from Integra is engineered to withstand the demands of high-use public spaces, equipped with field replaceable or recoverable components. Features include comfortable seats, tables that swivel, brushed aluminum cup holders, and power ports.
  2. Combining old world traditions with modern finishing techniques, Venus by Green Hides is a top-grain leather. The hides are processed using low-emission tanning formulas and are retanned in aged oak drums using vegetable agents, and natural oils and dyes.
  3. Whether used for a place to engage in creative collaboration or as a retreat for heads-down work, Sweetspot from Inscape combines business and pleasure. Available in leather, vinyl, and fabric in many colors, the lounge chair is a blend of aesthetics and ergonomics.
  4. Via introduces the concept of motion seating with its Swopper Air chair. It can shift laterally, vertically, and with a forward tilt, allowing users to move with it intuitively. But its ergonomics, stability, and optional backrest still provide all the benefits of a standard office chair.
  5. Functioning as either an ottoman or side chair, Beat by Andreu World is as beautiful as it is comfortable and resilient. Available in three sizes and a variety of fabrics and leathers, it creates cozy, inviting spaces—adapting harmoniously to most settings.
  6. Designed by Hans J. Wegner and distributed by Coalesse, the CH88 chair is a testament to materiality and craft, adding versatility to any space. Stackable to four, It is available with a wood or upholstered seat, and metal legs with a black paint, chrome, or stainless steel finish.
  7. Maharam introduces Checker by Alexander Girard, one of the 20th century’s most influential modernist designers. The latest colors of this collection include more vibrant archival hues that were not included when the product first reissued in 2001.
  8. Vitra’s Allstar chair provides office workers with a relaxed, homey feel and sense of familiarity. Features include depth, height, and backrest adjustability.  Its base and seat cushions are black, while the armrests and backrest are coordinated in various color combinations.
  9. DuPont Zodiaq wall cladding doesn’t require sealants or polishing. Resistant to heat, scratches, and staining, it utilizes low-VOC adhesives, which has earned GREENGUARD certification. Easily cleaned with soap and water, Zodiaq requires minimal maintenance.
  10. EvoFabric Dimensional from Concertex is a revolutionary, padded faux leather created by an ultrasonic sealing process. A layer of foam is added in between the faux leather surface and the backing to create a three-dimenstional look with extreme depth.
  11. Deconstructed by Patcraft is characterized by a new manufacturing technology that exposes the primary backing as part of the product design, thus creating heightened awareness of product engineering by making visible its raw elements. Deconstructed is 100 percent recyclable.
  12. Vitra’s Super Fold Table folds up completely with a single movement of the hand, offering settings such as museums, galleries, and restaurants extreme versatility. It also offers a carrying handle for easy transport. It available in several finishes.
  13. Peter Pepper’s Stackr Stool has a cantilever design for flexible sitting, also providing ease for hanging on table tops when not in use. Stackable to eight, it sports a molded plywood seat available in neutral or stained wood, painted, or upholstered finishes.
  14. Combining balance and geometry with an ultra-modern vibe, Infinium from Arcadia offers compelling visual elements at every turn. Conveniently located power units ensure users can still utilize devices while recharging themselves with a nice lounge.
  15. Wilsonart RE-COVER Laminate is designed for interior flat vertical surfaces such as fixtures, wainscoting, casework, and doors. It can be applied over existing melamine surfaces or traditional substrates, saving time and money while updating a space’s aesthetic.
  16. Chilewich Woven Plank Plynyl Tiles offers the visual effect of strong linearity. It offers a backing with recycled content, antimicrobial protection, yarns containing 25 percent vegetable content, and a Health Product Declaration.
  17. Mohawk Group’s Iconic Earth collection draws inspiration from natural stone formations over time. Offered in rectangular or square planks, the collection features new metallic yarns allowing for a unique, lustrous effect.
  18. JANUS et Cie introduces Slant, a lounge furniture collection with sharp design elements and a polished sensibility. Its nine components—including chairs, sofas, ottomans, and tables—are available in six neutral colors.
  19. Bing by Élan features an open perimeter, obscuring the line between seat and arm, thus encouraging casual postures and shifts of position. The coordinating ottoman adds an extra level of comfort, while the optional tablet arm adds functionality.
  20. Filtered Effects from J+J Flooring Group brings the ability to either enhance or subdue your focus by playing with contrast and definition. The five products of the collection allow for the manipulation of color and depth of scale.
  21. Tosca by JANUS et Cie features rich, rounded forms, made of a powder-coated stainless steel frame and a braided seat featuring extra-wide cushioned strapping in a linen finish. Tapered legs on the dining table and chair provide a light counterbalance.
  22. Watson’s Bahn is a furniture system for offices that promote heads-down focus and team interaction. The simple kit of parts includes electrically adjustable work surfaces, functional storage, and panel-free power delivery for flexible planning.
  23. DuPont’s Corian solid surface can be thermoformed, carved, molded, textured, and routed to conform to your imagination in several applications. It lightfast, nonporous, and resistant to heat, stains, and scratches.
  24. Arcadia’s Nios family of lounge, executive, and bench seating, as well as occasional and meeting tables, is made complete with the introduction of its guest seating counterpart. Offered with or without arms, it features three base styles for aesthetic or functional preferences.
  25. Highly adaptable and easy to maneuver, Nona from ITOKI offers a tapered backrests to support posture. Available in eight colors and with adjustable height and arms, it features cycled polyester mesh fabric and nylon resin.
  26. Plimode from Okamura merges elegant design and functionality. The reclining lock and tension can be adjusted from a single lever. Two frames and extensive fabric lineup allows for 30 choices of color and style.
  27. Umbra is part of J+J Flooring Group’s Kinetex textile composite flooring. Lines of varying breadth and width correspond to intensified lines. This effect creates a myriad of design installation possibilities ranging from sublime and refined to tailored and bold.
  28. Vitra’s Alcove offers generously proportioned seat cushions available in two upholstery types with differing degrees of firmness. Its high back and side panels provide a warm, inviting place to withdraw for a respite.
  29. The Xavier collection from Martin Brattrud comprises lounge chairs, side and coffee tables, armless side chairs, and a bench. Its various components can be customized with upholstery, surfacing, or frame finishes.
  30. Shaw’s Altered layers curiosity with creativity to blur the line between the real and the surreal. The collection of carpet tile redefines a space and its surroundings, because the moment your vision is altered, so is your mindset.