CHICAGO -- Haworth Inc. introduced new wood products and highlighted global products at NeoCon. 

Haworth received Gold in Seating: Conference and Silver in Seating: Ergonomic Desk/Task for the Very Task chair. In addition, Enclose Frameless Glass received Gold in the Walls: Movable category. Partner companies Tuohy and Groupe Lacasse also received Best of NeoCon awards.

On the wood side, Haworth displayed Compose Wood Storage, designed by Steffen Lipsky Haworth Design Studio. The Compose system continues to evolve with a new series of full wood storage products. Haworth said this collection of wood storage rounds out the Compose system enhancements featured in 2009 and allows it to offer a full wood systems solution with the most options in the market. 

 

At NeoCon, Haworth showed samples of the Pitch a collection that celebrates the balance of precision and imperfection by combining a highly accurate machining process with reclaimed wood. Produced independently by one of its
designers, Nicolai Czumaj-Bront. Haworth marketing manager Julie Smith says it shows the range of capabilities of its designers in their independent projects.

Haworth also displayed Tuohy's Uffizi Executive Wood Products. Haworth’s partnership with Tuohy Furniture  was represented by the Uffizi executive wood furniture featured in the NeoCon 2010 showroom. Tuohy designed and manufactured some of the executive solutions – including desks, conference tables, seating and lounge furniture.

Read Haworth's press release.

View video interview with Carrie Jehle, Haworth project specialist, about the company's Compose wood furniture line.