Judges awarded Steelcase Flex Collection and Steelcase Roam with top honors this year at NeoCon.
NeoCon 2019 was filled with many innovations solutions. Steelcase focused on several products that enhanced collaborative settings and agile spaces. Steelcase Flex Collection, Roam and partner, Orangebox, were among the top buzz for many this year.
Steelcase announced Steelcase Flex Collection and Steelcase Roam, two recently introduced innovative solutions that empower teams to collaborate in new ways, have been awarded top honors at Neocon 2019. The awards presented by Contract Magazine honor the top new commercial interiors products introduced to the market. Steelcase and its family of brands including Coalesse and Designtex won four Best of NeoCon Awards in all, two #MetropolisLikes Awards, and three HiP Awards and Honors presented by Interior Design.
“This honor really belongs to our teams and their creative work to design products that truly allow people to collaborate in new ways. We’re excited to help others come together in flexible spaces at work,” says Jim Keane, Steelcase president and CEO.
Steelcase® Flex Collection won Gold in Best of NeoCon for Furniture Collections for Collaboration. Steelcase Flex is an integrated collection of furniture and accessories designed to meet the needs of modern teams and their changing activities. It delivers the right amount of control to individuals and teams, letting people reconfigure their spaces in a matter of minutes.
Steelcase® Roam™for the Microsoft Surface Hub 2S won Best of NeoCon Gold in the Technology-Integrated Solutions category and was an Honoree in the HiP Awards Technology category. Specifically co-designed for the Microsoft Surface Hub 2S, the Steelcase Roam Mobile Stand and easy-to-hang wall mounts enable teams to collaborate anywhere. Powered by APC™ Charge battery, Surface Hub 2S and Steelcase Roam let you collaborate in planned sessions or spontaneously, whenever good ideas strike. Easily moved with one hand, Steelcase Roam’s small footprint allows it to fit in various spaces. Used for remote collaboration, your distant teammates can move around with you and participate more fully in discussions.
The Biophilia 2.0 Collection by Designtex, comprised of ten woven and coated textile healthcare upholstery designs, utilizes biophilic design principles to bring a sense of calm, clairty and connectedness to healthcare environments.
Steelcase Flex Collection, and the Bauhaus Project (seen below) by Designtex are also 2019 #MetropolisLikes Award winners, selected by Metropolis editors. The award acknowledges top spaces, products and design solutions that are unexpected, useful and beautiful. The Bauhaus Project also won the HiP Award for Workplace: Fabric and Textiles.
Lagunitas Focus Nook from Coalesse was recognized as a HiP Honoree for the Workplace: Furniture category. Lagunitas Focus Nook offers people a touch-down destination for doing focused tasks in a traditional work posture — optimizing space within the open plan, while staying centered and free from distractions.