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Posted 14 February 2019 / 1 minute read time

Helio Elevates and Enhances Employee Experience

Light. Air. Positive Energy. Three elements we crave more of when it comes to work environments and the employee experience. Research has shown that greater exposure to natural light increases creativity, communication and happiness. When it comes to daylight, views of nature, and the color of your surroundings, minimizing their visual disruption is essential for…

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Posted 5 February 2019 / 1 minute read time

What Does a Healthy Workplace Mean?

People spend about a third of their waking hours at work. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that an employee’s mental health can be affected by the working conditions that greet him or her on the job. If the working conditions leave employees feeling negative about their job, work performance will decrease and absences…

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Posted 28 January 2019 / Less than a minute read time

New Product Alert: Helio

Kimball announces the newest product addition to their diverse seating portfolio-Helio. Greater exposure to natural light increases creativity, communication and happiness. That’s why we’ve taken a different design approach with Helio. Helio provides freedom of movement with adjustable comfort that is seamlessly integrated to eliminate visual disruption. The back is constructed with durable, cross-woven nylon…

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Posted 16 January 2019 / 2 minutes read time

Workplace Trends for 2019

While some of the trends that experts are predicting for 2019 are a continuation of what some workplaces were already doing in 2018, there are still a number of new workplace trends. Some that might even raise a few eyebrows. Here’s a quick preview of the trends that experts believe will be popular for workplace…

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Posted 17 December 2018 / 1 minute read time

A Look back at 2018

It was a busy year at Kimball. We introduced a variety of exciting new products for office, school, and healthcare. So many in fact, that you might have missed one or two. So here’s a quick recap. January 2018 – AlternaAlterna was designed to meet the changing needs of today’s work, learning and healing environments….

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Posted 5 December 2018 / 1 minute read time

Coming Soon- “Experience Economy”

For years now, brick and mortar retailers have been losing customers to online shopping. All you have to do is drive down a main street or past a mall and see all those vacant storefronts to realize the affect online shopping has had on them. But the battle isn’t over yet. Today’s retail locations are…

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Posted 28 November 2018 / Less than a minute read time

KORE Work Cart wins Award

The KORE Work Cart by Kimball is the recipient of a 2018 Nightingale Award for product innovation and excellence in the furniture, clinician support category. The Nightingale Awards honor new products that are exhibited at the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference in November. Presented by Healthcare Design and Contract in partnership with The Center for…

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Posted 29 October 2018 / 1 minute read time

Radical New Way to Think About Classroom Design

We all remember our classroom days. Rows and rows of desks. The teacher standing at the front of the class writing on a giant blackboard. Kids fidgeting in their seats trying to pay attention. No matter what grade you were in; no matter where in the country you went to school, this was how you…

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Posted 23 October 2018 / Less than a minute read time

Shift the Experience in Healthcare

In most medical facilities, the problem with their waiting rooms is the fact that they actually expect you to wait in them. The seating is uncomfortable, there is no place for private conversations, and there’s a constant battle among the visitors for the few plugs available to recharge their devices. Considering how many hours or…

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Posted 10 October 2018 / 1 minute read time

Wellness in the Workplace

A greater number of errors, inadequate care, and high turnover rates are driving healthcare workplaces to evaluate the well-being of their doctors, nurses, and administration staff. Much like their corporate counterparts, healthcare facilities are introducing their own versions of on-site services, recreation, and design elements to build a true sense of belonging and esteem. An…

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