Kimball Office receives innovation award for product design

Sourced from Dubois County Free Press

KORE by Kimball Office has been named a winner of the EDspaces Innovation Awards in the furniture category.

This annual competition, sponsored by the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) and in collaboration with EDmarket, recognizes excellence in product design for learning environments at the EDspaces Conference and Expo.

KORE was designed by Swiss architect Daniel Korb and includes an expansive product offering, complete with elements for privacy, media integration, and solutions for sharing and learning.

“We are extremely honored that KORE was selected as a winner of the EDspaces Innovation award for tables in the furniture category. The KORE product is a vast offering that includes benching and table applications complete with elements for privacy, media and multiple solutions for learning and training. This recognition reaffirms that KORE can span across multiple platforms and provide effective solutions that optimize any learning environment,” stated Wendy Murray, Director of Brand Marketing at Kimball Office.

Products were evaluated by a panel of distinguished jurors that included: Christina Gonano, IIDA, RID, Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD); Amanda Hunsucker, IIDA, KYCID, NCIDQ, Kovert Hawkins Architects; and Carrie Malatesta, IIDA, LEED AP, SHP Leading Design.

“This year’s winners exemplified cutting-edge product design innovation with an eye toward form and function,” said IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. FIIDA, LEED AP. “Design is key to elevating educational products and improving the quality of learning spaces for students everywhere.”

The competition was open to exhibitors at the 2016 EDspaces Conference and Expo in Cincinnati, Ohio. Winners were announced and celebrated during the conference.