Steelcase wins five awards at NeoCon 2012


Steelcase has won five Best of NeoCon Awards at NeoCon 2012 with one Gold, two Silver, one Innovation Award and One Editor’s Choice Award.

The products include its Coalesse Free Stand table, Designtex Techniques collection, and Steelcase Education Solutions for Verb.

“For more than 100 years, Steelcase has focused on researching the way people work, wherever work happens. Our teams of engineers, designers and researchers are dedicated to building innovative products like these that anticipate the needs of workers, and it’s an honour to be recognised for that commitment,” said James Hackett, president and CEO, Steelcase.


The Gold award went to the Techniques Collection from Designtex, a new wallcovering collaboration with surface designer Carla Weisberg.

Coalesse, a division of Steelcase, won Silver, an Innovation award and Editor’s Choice for Free Stand, a foldable and portable table .

Verb, a first-of-its-kind table-based collection of classroom furniture from Steelcase Education Solutions, won a Silver award.

Verb creates an integrated, table-based learning space with one-of-a-kind whiteboards. The three other components of Verb include an instructor station, student tables, and a board display.

Sponsored by Contract magazine, the 23rd annual Best of NeoCon awards recognise the top commercial interiors products introduced at the show, held in Chicago, US from June 11-13.

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