EAST GREENVILLE, Pa., May 17, 2017 -- Knoll Inc. will be hosting a series of breakfast and lunchtime seminars at NeoCon 2017, the annual contract industry trade show that will take place in Chicago from June 12 – 14. The seminars will be held in Knoll Suite 1111 at the Merchandise Mart.
Join the conversation:
Monday, June 12
12:00pm Lunch – Rockwell Unscripted™: Where You Complete the Story. Discover the Rockwell Group’s perspective on hospitality, theater and play, and how their ideas translate to today’s workplace. Join Barry Richards, Principal and Studio Leader, Rockwell Group.
Tuesday, June 13
8:00am Breakfast – Resource Recovery Practices: CEU. Explore the environmental issues that arise when decommissioning an office environment today. Resource Recovery practices involve reselling, recycling, donating furniture and surplus, or converting it to energy-from-waste. Presentation by Rose Tourje, Founder and President, ANEW.
8:00am Breakfast – Gizmos, Gadgets, and Analytics: How Technology is Impacting the Workplace Experience. Learn more about the multi-faceted impact of technology on workplace experience. Panelists include Nathan Yang, Director of Global Design, Polycom and Andrew Farah, CEO, Density.
12:00pm Lunch – 100 Years of Florence Knoll: Defining Modern. Celebrate the enduring legacy and influence of Florence Knoll Bassett with Zoë Ryan, The Art Institute of Chicago's John H. Bryan Chair and Curator of Architecture and Design.
To register, contact Linda Kasper, [email protected]. Space is limited.
Knoll at NeoCon 2017
This year at the NeoCon showroom, Knoll will showcase a range of Immersive workplace planning solutions for commercial, healthcare, and educational spaces. In addition, the company will present Rockwell Unscripted™ by Rockwell Group, a broad furniture collection that sets the stage for an Immersive workplace experience. The showroom will also demonstrate the power of bringing together the company’s constellation of workplace solutions and brands – including Knoll Office and Knoll Studio furnishings and accessories; DatesWeiser conference and meeting room furniture; Spinneybeck and FilzFelt architectural and acoustic materials; and the diversity of KnollTextiles fabrics, wallcoverings, and drapery.
KnollTextiles is celebrating 70 years of groundbreaking textile design. Throughout its history, KnollTextiles has collaborated with some of the world’s most talented designers, amassing an impressive collection of upholstery, wallcovering, and drapery solutions. KnollTextiles satisfies the needs of commercial and residential interiors – combining beauty and function in the Modernist tradition.
In addition, Knoll is celebrating 100 years of Florence Knoll whose birthday is on May 24. Florence Knoll is a pioneer of design who shaped Knoll and whose innovations continue to influence the way we work and live.
Knoll, Inc. is a constellation of design-driven brands and people, working together with our clients to create inspired modern interiors. Our internationally recognized portfolio includes furniture, textiles, leathers, accessories, and architectural and acoustical elements brands. These brands — Knoll Office, KnollStudio, KnollTextiles, KnollExtra, Spinneybeck | FilzFelt, Edelman Leather, HOLLY HUNT, and DatesWeiser — reflect our commitment to modern design that meets the diverse requirements of high performance workplaces and luxury interiors. A recipient of the National Design Award for Corporate and Institutional Achievement from the Smithsonian`s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Knoll, Inc. is aligned with the U.S. Green Building Council and the Canadian Green Building Council and can help organizations achieve the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) workplace certification. Knoll, Inc. is the founding sponsor of the World Monuments Fund Modernism at Risk program.