KI's University Furniture Partners & Resources

Scroll through the university market directory below for links and information about our partners, business organizations, publications and web sites.

  • AIA

    American Institute of Architects

    Since 1857, the American Institute of Architects has represented the professional interests of America's architects. As AIA members, more than 74,000 licensed architects, emerging professionals and allied partners express their commitment to excellence in design and livability in our nation's buildings & communities.

  • American School & University

    American School and University

    American School and University (AS&U) serves the general administrative, business and plant-management personnel in public school districts, private and parochial schools, junior colleges and universities. Their mission is to provide relevant information for school and university administrators responsible for construction, design, planning, retrofit, operations, maintenance and management of educational facilities.

  • American School & Hospital Maintenance Magazine

    American School and Hospital Maintenance Magazine

    The Architect's Newspaper serves up news and inside reports to a niche community of architects, designers, engineers, landscape architects, lighting designers, interior designers, academics, developers, contractors, and other parties interested in the built urban environment.

  • American School Board Journal

    American School Board Journal

    Architectural Products is a publication solely focused on providing product and product application information to architects, designers and product specifiers involved in commercial and institutional building design.

  • Architectural Record

    Architectural Record

    Essential to the profession for more than 110 years, Architectural Record provides a compelling editorial mix of design ideas and trends, building science, business and professional strategies, exploration of key issues, news products and computer-aided practice.

  • ASID


    The American Society of Interior Designers is a community of people-designers, industry representatives, educators and students-committed to interior design. Founded in 1975 with the consolidation of the American Institute of Decorators (AID) and the National Society of Interior Designers (NSID), ASID is the oldest, largest and leading professional organization for interior designers.

  • Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers - APPA

    Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers

    The Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers was founded in 1941 and is dedicated to the maintenance, protection, and promotion of quality educational facilities.

  • ASBO

    Association of School Business Officials International

    The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) is a professional association which provides programs and services to promote the highest standards of school business management practices, professional growth, and the effective use of educational resources.

  • Association of University Interior Designers - AUID

    Association of University Interior Designers

    The Association of University Interior Designers (AUID) is a non-profit organization established in 1979 to provide a network for individuals who work within institutions of higher education and to promote activities designed to benefit its members through education, communication and research.

  • Business Officer Magazine - NACUBO

    Business Officer Magazine

    Business Officer, National Association of College and University Business Officers' (NACUBO) monthly flagship magazine, addresses current challenges and emerging trends in strategic planning and budgeting, accounting, finance, technology, facilities, student financial services, leadership, and other areas of higher education.

  • Chronicle of Higher Education

    Chronicle of Higher Education

    The Chronicle is the No. 1 news source for college and university faculty members and administrators.

  • College Planning & Management

    College Planning & Management

    College Planning & Management reaches qualified decision makers in colleges and universities and is the only magazine exclusively devoted to the college and university administration market. College Planning & Management is the information resource for construction, facilities, business, and technology professionals serving the college and university market.

  • Contract Magazine

    Contract Magazine

    Contract is dedicated to the timely documentation of the commercial design industry, with a special focus on how interior design and architecture can positively impact the corporate, retail, educational, hospitality, health care, entertainment, government, institutional, and performing arts markets.



    The Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI) is the only organization whose principle purpose is improving the places where children learn. CEFPI members - individuals, institutions and corporations - are actively involved in planning, designing, building, equipping and maintaining schools and colleges.

  • Crypton Super Fabrics

    Crypton Fabrics

    Crypton Super Fabrics is an engineered fabric. With its patented process, Crypton is leading the performance textile industry, being the only textile that is stain, water, and bacteria resistant.

  • Design Share

    Design Share

    DesignShare is the central address for the very best in educational facilities and their impact on the learning process. DesignShare provides an invaluable service as a facilitator of ideas and resources about best practices and innovation in schools from early childhood through the university level.

  • Education Week

    Education Week

    Editorial Projects in Education Inc. publishes Education Week, American education's newspaper of record, Teacher Magazine, and Agent K-12. We also publish periodic special reports on issues ranging from technology to textbooks, as well as books of special interest to educators. Their primary mission is to help raise the level of awareness and understanding among professionals and the public of important issues in American education.

  • Educational Dealer

    Educational Dealer

    The oldest and most reliable source of industry information, Educational Dealer is a name that readers associate with quality information and valuable product ideas. Educational Dealer provides its readers with timely coverage of new products, industry trends, retailing tips and trade shows.



    EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology. Membership is open to institutions of higher education, corporations serving the higher education information technology market, and other related associations and organizations.

  • Epylon


    As a counsel to school districts, colleges and universities, Epylon makes recommendations on strategies that will yield price savings and workflow efficiencies. Epylon's experienced sourcing staff has developed processes for consolidating spend and optimizing taxpayer dollars.

  • IIDA


    The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) is a professional networking and educational association committed to enhancing the quality of life through excellence in interior design and advancing interior design through knowledge.

  • Interiors & Sources

    Interiors & Sources

    Reporting on the people, projects, trends, and products influencing the commercial design market.

  • MMQB

    Monday Morning Quarterback

    Unmatched in its personality and predictive power, provides news analysis and opinion on today's top stories, ideas and investments, explaining what's new in the business of commercial furnishing and why it matters to the business leaders and investors who are shaping the future of the workplace.

  • National Association of Educational Procurement - NAEP

    National Association of Educational Procurement

    The National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP) has been the non-profit professional association primarily dedicated to serving higher education purchasing officers in the U.S. and Canada. NAEP's mission is to facilitate the development, exchange and practice of effective and ethical procurement principles and techniques within higher education and associated communities, through continuing education, networking, public information and advocacy.

  • NJPA

    National Joint Powers Alliance

    The National Joint Powers Alliance is a Service Cooperative created by Minnesota Statute 123A.21. This statute was created in 1976 and revised in 1995 to allow participating governmental and municipal agencies to reduce the cost of purchased goods by leveraging their combined purchasing power. NJPA is a member-owned cooperative, serving all public and non-public educational systems, governmental agencies and non-profits.

  • School Furniture & Equipment - Educator's Depot, Inc.

    School Furniture & Equipment - Educator's Depot, Inc.

    Educator's Depot, Inc. (E.D.I.) offers a wide array of quality furniture and equipment for schools, universities, places of worship, municipal and public facilities and commercial spaces at discounted prices.

  • School Designer

    School Designer houses information for creative school designs and quality products. The site was created to help elevate the level of school design around the world.

  • SHW Group

    SHW Group

    With more than 50 years in the school design business, SHW has become one of the nation's premier architectural and engineering firms dedicated solely to innovative school design.

  • Society for College and University Planning - SCUP

    Society for College and University Planning

    The Society for College and University Planning (SCUP), established in 1965, is a collegial community dedicated to sharing, learning, and teaching best practices in planning for colleges and universities.

  • Today's Facility Manager

    Today's Facility Manager

    Today's Facility Manager is a specialized trade publication written and edited for corporate facility executives in all industry and service sectors whose responsibilities include purchasing, planning and approving products, services and materials for facility operations.

  • TradeLine, Inc.

    TradeLine, Inc.

    Tradeline Inc. has been providing leading-edge resources for facilities planning and management through its conferences, Web site, and publications for over 25 years. It is a reliable information source for facilities executives and project directors nationwide who are looking for services and products for building, expansion, renovation and management projects.

  • U.S. Green Building Council

    U.S. Green Building Council

    The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is the nation's foremost coalition of leaders from every sector of the building industry working to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work. Our more than 7,200 member organizations and our network of more than 80 regional chapters are united to advance our mission of transforming the building industry to sustainability.