Wisconsin-based furniture manufacturer KI has designed a classroom chair to support collaborative, project-based and student-centered learning.
With more companies updating their office spaces to accommodate the evolving world of work, here's how executives can take a more hands-on approach to managing the change.
Earlier this summer, KI's “Ruckus Collection” received a Gold Award at the 2017 NeoCon World's Trade Fair in Chicago. The breakthrough product line was created through the process of design thinking at KI.
Work environment has a staggering effect on employee moods and production, so what can an employee do to improve it without resigning?
Contract Consulting Group (CCG), a research-led strategy firm focused exclusively on the contract interiors market, pooled perspectives from an expanding base of talented industry consultants to deliver this summary of top trends at NeoCon 2017.
America is mired in a productivity crisis, causing an annual loss of hundreds of billions of dollars due to disengaged workers.
Senior housing operators are beginning to rethink how they furnish their communities to best accommodate increasingly unhealthy residents and impress hard-to-please staff-all without compromising on style or breaking the bank.
With furniture featuring orthogonal shapes or chairs aligned in a snakelike placement, NeoCon is showing off some of the latest ways companies are re-creating the workplace - and some say offices could become a lot more like college campuses.
That's no small task for the company that competes in a variety of markets, ranging from corporate to education. Instead of focusing on each of those markets individually, KI is drilling down on workstyles and behaviors that transcend all of them.
Health care designers look for 'win-win' interior products to achieve sustainability without sacrificing quality.
The Ruckus collection disrupts the design paradigm and redefines the boundaries of learning spaces through inspired design thinking. Ruckus allows users the freedom to concentrate, collaborate and innovate on their terms.
It's draft day at Lambeau Field. The teams in the stadium continue to evaluate the talent of the more than 200 students as the potential draftees fight for recognition, hoping to become one of this year's top draft picks.
As companies look to recruit the best and brightest from college campuses, they are overlooking one major factor in the attraction and retention of recent graduates- incorporating campus design elements into work environments to attract young professionals.
Recent college grads are disenchanted and disengaged in their new work environment, translating into lower retention rates of these "lost" employees.
No matter what industry it's in, product development strategy is central to a company's business strategy - workplace furniture and furnishings included.
KI's VP of Business, Jonathan Webb, and AECOM Senior Vice President, Brett Shwery, review their latest research on collegiate design as the new driver for workplace design with Knowledge@Wharton.
American employers spend millions trying to keep employees healthy. How does this affect their bottom line?
Don't be so quick to call them entitled. There are actually compelling reasons to redesign your office with millennials in mind.
Are the connections we make through our devices real? Do they empower us to actually gain new perspectives and make real, human-centered connections?
Several years ago, Jonathan Webb was thinking about how “active design” could improve the workplace. He meant it as a way to describe restructuring a workspace to promote the people inside to adopt healthier habits.
Incorporate these five design changes in your office to get staff members moving more and making better nutrition decisions.
More offices and workplaces will start using standing desks in 2017, predicts Jonathan Webb, a workplace trends expert for global manufacturing firm KI Furniture.
Furniture manufacturer KI is looking to make a Ruckus in the educational furniture market and the Green Bay area. Before it can, the Bellevue-based commercial furniture manufacturer needs more space to produce the Ruckus, a new line of chairs it plans to introduce in February.