NeoCon 2011: Sneak Peek at New Products (Part 2)

I took a chance and reached out to some of the manufacturers to try and pry out of them what new and exciting products they will be showing at NeoCon this year. I didn’t think I would be successful, but lo and behold, they were eager to give me some tidbits about upcoming products (of course, you will have to wait until NeoCon to see the actual products). See several from our April issue.

Dauphin to Build on Perillo and Konstrux Successes

Dauphin’s COO, Stuart Rogers-Brown, said it best,

“We are extremely pleased with the success of our latest introductions, Perillo and 4+ Lounge, and the award-winning Konstrux table and storage system. We plan to build on all of these successes this year at NeoCon by adding even more innovative furnishings for Dynamic Spaces. From a variety of exciting new chair offerings to our expanding table program, there will be a lot of cool new products to see.”

Dauphin’s Chicago showroom is in the Merchandise Mart #393. For more information on Dauphin, please call: 800-631-1186
LOCAL DC REP: Alisa Lang, alias@designproductsinc.com

Coalesse ® Introduces Arik Levy’s Pattern to the EMU ® Advanced Collection

Coalesse ® expands its indoor/outdoor furniture portfolio thanks to Pattern, the newest series of indoor/outdoor furniture in the EMU Advanced Collection.

Created by designer Arik Levy, Emu Pattern consists of a family of stackable chairs (in arm and armless versions); bench seating; and round and square tables, all featuring a distinctive cut-out hexagonal pattern that creates a unique and airy feel. Levy describes Pattern as,

A structural idea of transparency and lightness, immersed in the landscape that offers subtle motifs and a visual play of technological beauty.

The collection is constructed through an innovative, highly-technological production process that gives rise to a one-piece outdoor steel chair. It is press-molded and 100% recyclable, which marks an important new development in Emu’s approach to metal and furthers Coalesse’s commitment to sustainability. The steel used to create Pattern boasts mechanical properties specially designed to withstand the deep drawing process that gives it its pliability. The legs are also made by the deep drawing of a metal sheet, which is then joined to the structures with an advanced welding process, called TIG.

The final effect is a monolithic form that is indestructible in almost any weather conditions. While lightweight, it enjoys industrial durability and is approved for all contract environments. Pattern is available for order from Coalesse.

CONTACT: Karen Brooking, BDE karen@bdeonline.biz
LOCAL DC REP: Maureen Feeney, maureen.feeney@coalesse.com

Gressco and HABA

Both Gressco and HABA will be showcasing more unique and cheerful ideas for young adult and children’s design spaces! Be the first to see the newest line of European designs at Gressco booth number 7094 on the 8th floor.

CONTACT: Gressco LTD, Lynn Schulz, lynn@gresscoltd.com
LOCAL DC REP: Kelly Burrows-Reeves, kelly@davidburrowsltd.com

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