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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 31 August 2018 / Less than a minute read time

New Product Alert: Kimball KORE Work Cart

Kimball introduced the KORE Work Cart at Neocon this past June and it is finally ready to order! The KORE Work Cart is designed for adaptability and embraces the concept of shared workspaces. Supporting a wide variety of work styles, the KORE Work Cart allows you to create individual work areas that can easily be brought…

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Posted 15 August 2018 / 1 minute read time

Can having the proper workspace be an advantage?

Can having the proper workspace actually give your business a competitive advantage? According to the Young Presidents Organization, the answer is, yes. In a recent study, their members agreed that creativity is essential to thrive in today’s shifting business environment. 90% of those who responded also believed that new technology and actual physical space are…

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Posted 9 August 2018 / 2 minutes read time

Creating Comfort and Well-Being in the Workplace

In Chicago this year, Kimball’s showroom featured what is important to us—quality products that inspire, spaces that improve well-being in the workplace, and a focus on people with the goal of comfort and happiness. Evoking a forward-thinking approach to products and spaces that allow individuals to interact and collaborate, we are providing environments that create…

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Posted 19 July 2018 / 2 minutes read time

Colors that make a statement in any work enviornment

Every year interior and paint color experts go through thousands of colors to select what they think will be the hottest colors for that year. This year, the choices range from bright and bold to the more subdued, but they still all have one thing in common — they’ll add a real statement to any…

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Posted 4 June 2018 / 3 minutes read time

Hot-Desking. Musical Chairs in the Office.

Just when you thought your open office plan put your company on the cutting edge of office design, along comes something called hot-desking. A wild new work environment experiment where employees don’t have an assigned workplace. Instead, every day as they walk into the office they can choose to sit and work wherever they want….

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Posted 12 March 2018 / 1 minute read time

The Client is Coming!

The client just called. He is in the neighborhood and thought he’d drop by to see how far you’ve gotten on his project. Nothing formal. Just a roll up your sleeves and kick around a few ideas meeting. You know, to help get the creative juices flowing. And you think, “great”. But not the “yahoo”…

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Posted 6 March 2018 / 1 minute read time

How the Needs of the Office Worker have Changed

You don’t have to travel that far back in time to see the dramatic change that has taken place in the work environment. Less than 40 years ago, the typical office space was an office, with the employees occupying inside offices and the outside offices with the window views were reserved for executives. There were…

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Posted 30 March 2015 / Less than a minute read time

Observation is the Key

Sometimes asking a client what kind of work environment would be best for their company is not always the most efficient. The client is most often going to answer with what they know is possible. But what if they are not aware of the limitless possibilities that office furniture has to offer? Observing employees in…

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