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Allsteel | Beyond Glass
Nathan Allan Glass | Crackle
Tandus-Centiva | Avant
Bentley | Math Club
best details + décor
Haute Deco | Sensation
John Lyle Desin | Crackle Fire;
Murano | Glass Bowls;
Robert Jones | Wave Bowl
Mohawk | Write Direction
Tarkett | Arcade
National Office | Essay Student
SitOnIt | Amplify
best kitchen + bath
ILVE | Majestic
Nendo | Axor LampShower
Poppin | Limber Lamp
Boyd Lighting | Astroid Pendant
National Office | Wedge
Arcadia | Nios Guest
Formica | Reclaimed Denim
Ceramica Bardelli | Tangram
Brentano | Tessera
Teknion | Textured Edge
MDC | Verona
Moz | Gradiant
Steelcase | Brody
BuzziSpace | BuzziPicNic
Tessera from Brentano is inspired by mosaics and is the essence of bold in metallics that demand attention. The printed 100 percent polyurethane performs in the most demanding of areas, including outdoor, exceeding 100,000 double rubs (Wyzenbeek, Cotton Duck). It is solvent resistant and bleach cleanable.
Providing high-performance comfort and support, Steelcase’s Brody WorkLounge features patented LiveLumbar technology that brings thoughtful ergonomic design to the lounge posture. The adjustable, personal worksurface holds technology at eye level, reducing neck and
Haute Deco’s range of handles called Sensation, features bronze, patterned elements encapsulated in varying shapes of crystal resin, creating an ethereal, mystical effect.
The combination of Mohawk Group’s Write Direction carpet tiles and coordinating Matuto LVT create the perfect mindset for learning. Write Direction is part of the Get Smart collection of both tile and broadloom. The line features fully coordinating patterns and color variations that allow the merging of different dye lots overtime for ultimate flexibility in installation. Matuto’s M-Force finish is a ceramic-enhanced urethane that provides both durability and cleanability.
National Office Furniture introduces whimsical comfort and style to the casual workplace with their Wedge backrests and cushions. The Wedge’s backward tilt provides support to lean against, turning any corner into a cozy workspace nook.
Featuring high ratings from the European EU, ILVE’s Majestic features high-output burners, an 8-minute oven preheat to 350 degrees, triple-pane glass doors for insulation, and a warming drawer that re-circulates heat without additional energy being used.
Deconstructed, from Tandus-Centiva’s Avant collection evokes an organic pattern with its solution-dyed method. Able to be 100 percent recycled at end of life, this modular offering employs a non-woven synthetic fiber backing and features recycled content in its construction.
Designed in partnership between National Office Furniture and Purdue industrial design students, the Essay collection’s initial design was submitted by Sasha Mahan-Rudolph who was given the opportunity to work with National’s design team as an intern to develop the product. Focusing on comfort, ease, and functionality with a non-handed tablet to accommodate left- or right-handed usage, the Esssay is available
in eight colors and as a student chair, task chair, and stool.
Made from denim fibers collected at cloth production mills, Reclaimed Denim Fiber laminate by Formica offers a rich, sustainable option for both horizontal and vertical uses. Available in high gloss and jean finishes.
The soft-touch body of Poppin’s Limber Lamp allows you to bend the frame along two fully adjustable flex points to use however you’d like. The 48 LEDs in the head are rated to last 50,000 hours, and allows the lacquer-like head to stay touchably cool. Comes in 4 colors and can be plugged into the wall or computer’s USB connector with a second USB spot in the base to charge electronics.
BEST WALL COVERING
By mixing richness with pearlescent finishes, MDC’s Verona Collection introduces a range of 14 patterns in a range of colors, textures, and finishes, including glass beads and flocked velvet.
As the demand for space features such as access to natural light, the need for transparency, and visual connectivity continue, the Beyond glass wall offering from Allsteel provides a variety of movable options to meet a number of applications.