KORE receives International Design Award

KORE by Kimball Office has been named a 2016 Good Design Award Winner by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design in cooperation with the European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies as one of the most innovative and cutting-edge industrial, product, and graphic designs produced around the world.

KORE was designed by Swiss architect Daniel Korb and includes an expansive product offering, complete with elements for privacy, media integration, and solutions for sharing and learning. From benching applications to tables, private workspaces to collaborative gathering points, KORE brings balance to the workplace, eliminating barriers to help people stay better connected to their work and each other.

For over seven decades since its inception, The Chicago Athenaeum continues to honor both products and industry leaders in design and manufacturing that have chartered new directions and pushed the envelope for competitive products in the world marketplace. Each year the GOOD DESIGN ® Awards Program selects the most innovative and cutting-edge product designs from nearly 50 countries around the world. Dating back nearly 66 years, Good Design is widely known as the most exclusive design awards program throughout the globe.

Entries for design and innovation, sustainability, creativity, branding, ecologically responsible design, human factors, materials, technology, graphic arts, packaging, and universal design are submitted
from Europe, Asia, and the Americas and awarded corporations represent some of the world’s most visionary FORTUNE 500 companies such as of Puma, Apple and the Porsche Design Group.

“This year’s historic 66th Good Design program,” states Christian Narkiewicz-Laine, Museum President, The Chicago Athenaeum, “recognizes the work of thousands of designers and manufacturers worldwide who have successfully undertaken the design challenge to produce the best and most outstanding design products across the globe to our large and expanding global consumers.”

“At Kimball Office, we are fortunate to be working alongside some of the most creative designers and talented product engineers throughout the world. The team effort that it takes to receive such prestigious international design recognition is a testament to our progressive culture, and our brand’s steadfast commitment to design excellence,” stated Wendy Murray, Director of Brand at Kimball Office.