NeoCon 2015

Event Coverage

NeoCon 2015 Recap

NeoCon, which celebrated its  47th anniversary this year, is one of America’s  largest  contract  design  expos. Held from June 15 -17 at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago, it featured over 700 exhibitors showcasing furniture and accessories, including: corporate office, education/institutional,  environmental/sustainable,  healthcare,  hospitality/retail,  lighting and stone/tile. 


A Steelcase Brody Work Lounge: Like Business Class Seating

Office workers need to get cozy to focus on tasks, and because there is fequent crossover between lhome and office, a comfortable spot like the Steelcase Brody Lounge chair is welcome. In busy noisy offices, workers need a place to get away without going away. It was launched at NeoCon 2015 in Chicago.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_original","fid":"76885","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","typeof":"foaf:Image"}}]]


OFM’s New Chair Can Charge Your Laptop

Integrated technology in everyday office furniture, a hot trend in the workplace, was very apparent in OFM's new Serenity Series lounge chair shown at NeoCon 2015. People want to work in different spots in the office, but "if you want to get away from your desk you have to crawl around the floor looking for an outlet or leave the cord trailing across a hallway where people can trip on it," says OFM's CEO Blake Zalcberg. This chair solves the problem.


JumpSeat: Tambour Wood Technique Applied to Seating

Sedia's JumpSeat Wall provides touchdown short-term seating where space is limited. The chair is mounted 6” off the floor to facilitate cleaning and measures less than 4” when closed to maximize space. This wall-mounted chair is ideal for hallways, patient rooms, conference rooms, home entryways, mudrooms and walk-in closets. Sedia, which makes fold-down stadium seating, manufacturers the JumpSeat chair at its plant in High Point, North Carolina