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West Michigan office furniture industry wins at NeoCon 2013
Date: June 12, 2013
West Michigan’s best-known names in office furniture manufacturing have done well at NeoCon this week, with Steelcase, the largest company, taking the most awards.
Its major competitor, Herman Miller, swept the Best of NeoCon 2013 in showroom design awards.
Steelcase brands won five Best of NeoCon awards, including four gold awards and one innovation award.
Steelcase products recognized with a Best of NeoCon award include the Gesture chair and V.I.A. architectural solution, Nurture's Regard modular seating, Coalesse's Lagunitas, a comprehensive seating and table collection, and Turnstone's Buoy stool.
The 24th annual Best of NeoCon awards were hosted by Contract Magazine and honor the top new commercial interiors products introduced at NeoCon each year.
The annual Best of NeoCon awards for product are judged by interior design and facility management professionals who reviewed more than 350 entries this year.