• Kimball and Sixers report collaboration success

    Since the official announcement of the Sixers Innovation Lab Crafted by Kimball in April, we have received an overwhelming response from start-ups interested in participating in this personalized program and securing a spot to work in the Innovation Lab. Currently over 60 applications have been received to date and the lab isn’t officially scheduled to [...] Continue Reading
  • KORE Lookbook

    KORE was designed for working and living—complete with elements for privacy, media integration, and solutions for learning and training. KORE brings balance to the workplace—no matter how workers are situated, eliminating barriers to help people stay better connected to their work and each other. From benching applications to tables, private workspaces to collaborative gathering points, [...] Continue Reading
  • “Work on the Move 2”

    The launch of Work on the Move 2: How Social, Leadership and Technology Innovations are Transforming the Workplace in the Digital Economy at IFMA World Workplace in San Diego on Oct. 4 was extremely well received by the Facility Manager community and especially exciting for the IFMA Foundation and WE (Workplace Evolutionaries community of IFMA) [...] Continue Reading
  • Interior Design Magazine Features O+A and Kimball Office again.

    Third time’s a charm for Studio O+A founders and principals Primo Orpilla and Verda Alexander, who once again revamped the Chicago location of Kimball Office. Last year, the Interior Design Hall of Fame members won our Best of Year Award for showroom for the two-level space. This year, the firm built a series of color-coded [...] Continue Reading
  • The 2015 IIDA Annual Report

    Looking Back, Charging Forward: IIDA Members know and respect the profession—we deeply understand the intrinsic value of what we do, but we need a common language, shared vision and values, and opportunities to advance the profession. The 2015 Annual Report serves as a retrospective, but it also illustrates how IIDA continues to be nimble, fiscally [...] Continue Reading
  • Sixers Innovation Lab Crafted by Kimball named a top Business Accelerator

    The Sixers Innovation lab crafted by Kimball was recently listed as a Top 20 Business Accelerator to Consider for Your Startup. The Philadelphia 76ers and Kimball Office partnered to create the Innovation Lab to cultivate and support the startup community in Southern New Jersey and Philadelphia. Startups accepted into the program will receive training and [...] Continue Reading
  • IoT Is Changing How Businesses Work And Driving New Processes

    repost from Forbes IoT And B2B The B2B segment of IoT is starting to develop and shows a wide range of adoption and implementation, primarily based on the industry and application. For example, Kimball Office is one company that is using IOT in numerous ways. Mike Wagner, President, explains the various ways that they are [...] Continue Reading
  • Optix Pro – Video

    Smart office spaces. Your workplace is dynamic and increasingly complex. ShareDesk OptixPro is a cloud-based app that makes managing shared spaces smart and intuitive. Coming soon. Watch on Youtube > Transform your venue into a smart office environment. All the tools you need to run a modern and connected workplace, in one simplified dashboard. Sign [...] Continue Reading
  • Kimball Office unveils smart ecosystem collections and initiatives in Chicago

    repost from FMLink by Brianna Crandall — July 4, 2016 Contract office furniture manufacturer Kimball Office unveiled a series of smart ecosystem collections and transformational concepts for the future workplace in Chicago at the company’s flagship showroom June 13-15. The exhibits demonstrated Kimball’s theme for this year, “You Are Here,” emphasizing tomorrow’s workplace, which Kimball [...] Continue Reading
  • Should I Stand or Should I sit? That is the Question.

    There’s a lot of talk about the dangers of sitting at your desk all day. Some are so worried about the negative health effects they’re even calling it the new “smoking”. Because of this, many office workers are now standing up for their health and requesting their employers provide them with standing desks. Sounds great. [...] Continue Reading
  • What is the WELL Building Standard ™?

    The WELL Building Standard® is a performance-based system for measuring, certifying, and monitoring features of the built environment that impact human health and wellbeing, through air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, comfort, and mind. WELL is managed and administered by the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), a public benefit corporation whose mission is to improve human [...] Continue Reading
  • Future of Work with Mike Wagner

    Interiors that serve the people Repost from ShareDesk Mike Wagner, President of Kimball Office, leading manufacturer of design driven, technology savvy office furniture Share Desk spoke with Mike Wagner, one of the thought leaders behind the recent partnership between Kimball Office and ShareDesk. This conversation highlighted some of Mike’s views of the major shifts in [...] Continue Reading
  • JLL’s 6 Workplace Trends

    JLL's Article "The real workplace trends to steal from tech" explores how our workplace is changing. Since the physical office is no longer mandatory, employers are making it more appealing to be there, and easier than ever to collaborate. But some emerging workplace trends are a bit eccentric unless you work in tech. How do [...] Continue Reading
  • Kimball Office Makes a Strategic Investment in a Smart Technology Company

    Kimball Office announced today its strategic investment in ShareDesk, a global leader in agile workplace technology and on-demand workspaces. “Our exclusive furniture partnership with ShareDesk is a critical element of our smart workplace strategy,” states Wendy Murray, Director of Marketing for Kimball Office. She added, “Our collaboration with ShareDesk ensures that Kimball Office will be [...] Continue Reading
  • Defining Design – Daniel Korb – Video

    About Daniel Korb Like many leading designers of modern furniture, Daniel started as an architect. Baden, Switzerland, is the vantage point for Daniel`s perspective, and is the place where he and his wife, architect Susan Korb, operate Korb+Korb, which they founded in 1989. Since then, his design expertise has broadened and his inspiration refined. In [...] Continue Reading
  • ShareDesk Partners With Kimball Office to Power Smart Offices

    ShareDesk Partners With Kimball Office to Power Smart Offices Repost from Marketwired - April 29, 201 - ShareDesk, a leader in agile workplace technology and a global platform for on-demand workspaces, announced a partnership with a new strategic investor Kimball Office, a leading manufacturer of design driven, technology savvy office furniture and a brand unit [...] Continue Reading
  • Kimball Office – Sixers Co-Develop Breakthrough Innovation Lab

    JASPER, IN [APRIL 19, 2016] – Kimball Office, in partnership with the Philadelphia 76ers, recently announced plans for the Sixers Innovation Lab Crafted by Kimball. The Lab will be housed inside of a state-of-the-art Training Complex, which is scheduled for completion by the end of 2016. “The only way we can keep pace with accelerating [...] Continue Reading
  • An Extraordinary Headquarters with personality

    National Office Furniture’s Adaptable Workplace, a White Paper written by Gensler and National, provides an insider’s view of how the two companies partnered to design a facility dedicated to supporting productivity while nurturing the morale and well-being of employees. National and Gensler conducted a Pre-Occupancy Survey and a Post-Occupancy Survey to better understand how employees [...] Continue Reading
  • Philadelphia 76ers to build innovation lab at Camden practice site

    The Philadelphia 76ers may be about to wrap up another underwhelming basketball season Wednesday night, but at least they're giving the region's entrepreneurs something to get excited about. The franchise is working on the final touches of a 10,000 square-foot innovation lab at their training complex in Camden, N.J. The lab will look to accept [...] Continue Reading
  • Work Design Magazine features Pairings for Neocon 2016 Countdown

    Kimball Office‘s new seating solution can create positive experiences throughout your workspace. NeoCon is upon us! In advance of the show, we’ll be featuring some of our favorite new products. Below, get to know Kimball Office’s new Pairings seating solution, and stay tuned for more product coverage now through June. How will Pairings impact the [...] Continue Reading

    As manufacturers (and Work Design Editors alike) gear up for this year’s Neocon, we are starting to notice that design teams have been busy working on new product offerings that will work well in the changing workplace environment. As our offices become more casual and a variety of spaces are required, the furnishings that designers specify [...] Continue Reading
  • Sixers Innovation Lab: Crafted by Kimball

    PHILADELPHIA, PA – APRIL 13, 2016 – The Philadelphia 76ers, in partnership with Kimball Office, have today announced plans for the Sixers Innovation Lab: Crafted by Kimball. The Innovation Lab will be located in the business operations offices at the Sixers 125,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art, Training Complex in Camden, NJ and will set a new standard for [...] Continue Reading
  • 76ers Inovation Lab – Video

    JASPER, IN [APRIL 19, 2016] – Kimball Office, in partnership with the Philadelphia 76ers, recently announced plans for the Sixers Innovation Lab Crafted by Kimball. The Lab will be housed inside of a state-of-the-art Training Complex, which is scheduled for completion by the end of 2016. “The only way we can keep pace with accelerating [...] Continue Reading
  • A Truly Innovative Way To Help Future Marketers

    Repost from forbes.com by Steve Olenski One of the definitions of the word “innovation” is the act or process of introducing new ideas, devices or methods. Not all that long ago I penned a piece entitled “The Single Trait That Can Build (Or Kill) Your Brand” with the single trait being ingenuity — and the [...] Continue Reading

    By Robby Aull One of the newest programs and building types being developed within the healthcare industry is the freestanding emergency department (FSED). These projects are growing in popularity as hospitals and healthcare systems strategize ways to provide improved, responsive care in the most cost-effective physical environment possible. An FSED is not an urgent care […]

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  • Patient experience drives design and construction

    2016 Hospital Construction Survey HFM and ASHE of the American Hospital Association February 3, 2016 About this survey: Health Facilities Management (HFM) and the American Society for Healthcare Engineering of the American Hospital Association surveyed a random sample of 3,125 hospital and health system executives to learn about trends in hospital construction. The response rate [...] Continue Reading
  • Shazam | Video

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    People have a natural resistance to change and even though there are good business reasons for transforming the workplace, often, workers feel vulnerable with the process. Consequently, workplace change management should be executed very carefully and thoughtfully. The goal is to create a well-crafted program that provides support for employees about their new workplace and [...] Continue Reading
  • Renewing, Repurposing, Optimizing Space

    Download PDF WHITE PAPER Learning can and does occur virtually anywhere. This, however, does not relieve us of our responsibility to provide a safe, healthy, quality environment in which all students can learn and all teachers can< teach. Nearly $24.5 billion worth of school and college construction was completed in 2015 – building new facilities [...] Continue Reading
  • Kimball Office Design Down Under Contest

    Design Down Under Enter to win a trip of a lifetime to Sydney for you and your guest. Submittal is easy, simply submit your designs featuring Kimball Office products. With its sparkling sizzle, winners will be enjoying cruises on one of the world’s most beautiful harbors, sun and fun on the famous Bondi Beach or [...] Continue Reading
  • Perkins+Will Champions Sustainable Design in Saudi Arabia

    Perkins+Will Champions Sustainable Design in Saudi Arabia Firm Responsible for Over 50 Percent of LEED Certified Project Area in Country Global architecture and design firm Perkins+Will announced today that 17 of its newest projects in Saudi Arabia have earned LEED, LEED Silver, and/or LEED Gold certification, representing more than half, or 54.36 percent, of all [...] Continue Reading
  • Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age

    In the August issue of College Planning & Management, discussed was how visionary faculty members are revolutionizing the way students learn by incorporating the use of powerful technologies, including those that enable universal access. By harnessing the power of technology, students are empowered to access digital media and resources, collaborate with dynamic learning communities of [...] Continue Reading
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  • Pomona Valley Hospital and Outpatient Pavilion | Video

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  • Defining Design – Primo Orpilla – Video

    Sign Up for our newsletter About Studio O+A Primo Orpilla and Verda Alexander are the award-winning co-founders of Studio O+A, the San Francisco design firm responsible for groundbreaking offices at Facebook, Microsoft, Aol, Yelp, Samsung, Zazzle, Levi Strauss, and many other companies. A leader in the field of workplace environments with an emphasis on “democratic [...] Continue Reading
  • Chris Carter Interview

    Chris Carter What was the design vision for the Tucker, Abbott, and Nash? Tucker started out as a single chair before evolving into tandem options. I wanted to design a simple, yet elegant guest chair that depicts movement with the use of soft, sweeping arcs and tapers. This also helps to exaggerate the pitch of [...] Continue Reading