4. Durkan debuts Crafted Convergence, a soft surface flooring portfolio inspired
by the collections at the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture and the Museum of
International Folk Art. The patterns contain references from Native American
pottery and baskets to everyday Japanese and African garments. The collection includes Crafted Convergence Definity, Weavers View tufted broadloom,
and Connect Cultures tufted carpet plank.
5. Steelcase and Microsoft are introducing Creative Spaces, an immersive ecosystem that brings together place and technology. The Focus Studio supports
the alone time required for creative work while the Duo Studio (shown) is a shared
space designed for paired co-creation. The Ideation Hub is a high-tech destination
that encourages active participation, the Respite Room offers a place for the brain
to rest, and Maker Commons encourage idea generation and rapid prototyping.
6. The Kallise Lounge Collection from Integra adds a home-like touch to
offices. Customize with wood or steel cylinder legs, optional casters, three arm cap
options, combination fabrics, and a tablet arm with a 300-pound capacity. Available
as a chair (shown), settee, or sofa with matching ottomans, benches, and tables.
7. The Smart Ocean task chair from Humanscale is an inventive adaptation of
the Different Smart chair and is the first ergonomic task chair made with recycled
fishing nets. Each chair incorporates almost two pounds of recycled fishing material
sourced from the Net Positiva program and is Living Product certified.