Joey Ruiter’s latest collection for izzy+ shown at NeoCon is the Sylvi modular lounge collection, which works to find balance between residential appeal and contract-quality furniture.

As workplaces change to accommodate the need for more touchdown spaces, designers are seeking to make that space with a hint of solitude.

Sylvi can be used by people working anywhere; from upscale lobbies to break-out spaces and those in-between places designed for taking a quick break. Sylvi offers residential-like comfort while holding its own under the wear-and-tear pressures of the corporate world.

“The sweet spot for Sylvi’s design is being something that you’d want to take home. It’s something covetable that wasn’t prescribed for a specific building or institution, but still works in those spaces,” said Ruiter.

His ongoing exploration of second and third spaces with izzy+ includes the award-winning Dewey 6-top table and learning collection, as well as architectural elements like the Nemo Bar and Trellis.

Sylvi has clean lines and a straight-forward design to inspire a range of modern looks with high fabric efficiency. Embracing mobile technology, the metal frame hosts hidden USB and power plug-ins. This under-cushion channel also helps connect embedded tables, magazine rack and coat hook accessories. A wide range of rectilinear or angular shapes can be created with Sylvi, on a large or small scale.

Attachable laminated back panels allow designers to create a space within a space with Sylvi. With a slight inward tilt, the back panels give the feel of an enclosed space without shutting out the bustle and activity of the surrounding environment. For more information see www.izzyplus.com.

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