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Orgatec 2018: Visionary concepts for a new work culture

10 Dec 2018  |  Innovation  |  Design  |  Trends

Vika Didvaliene, Sales Manager visited Orgatec last month and wanted to share her experience around the central theme of culture@work.

How did the 2018 exhibitors translate the future of working environment and what new leading trends did we spot this year? Let’s explore her highlights of furniture trends here.

Muuto introduced a new perspective on the modern workplace across furniture, lighting and accessories through office settings, lounge areas, task desk and more.

König + Neurath AG challenged desk reinvention to create agile workplace models that facilitate concentration and communication in the open space. 

König + Neurath AG 

Bla Station launched new additional pieces for the BOB sofa. 

Walter Knoll take on executive offices and conferencing, open workplaces and public seating.

Fritz Hansen launched 2 new products including a sofa system.

They had an area where you could relax or charge your phone, tablet or laptop at the Pluralis table, as well as a high-back Plentum sofa with a soft seat and power plugs.

Interstuhl introduced new SPACES area at the show and launched a new task chair this year.

Kusch+Co has launched 2 brand new products designed by Cologne-based design studio KaschKasch. 

Brunner introduced 18 new products from the Office and Public Space divisions.

Brunner presented The Ray Collection and The Crona Collection, a cellular furniture system with textile panels that enclosed lounge furniture and tables. 

Vitra GmbH introduced some new concepts where installations looked at workplace agility and flexibility.

Vision of SOFT WORK was introduced through concept of module sofa by Edvard Barber & Jay Osgerby.

BuzziSpace concentrated on healthy and happy workspaces this year. Their drive to improve wellbeing through design was certainly noticeable.

Looking forward to coming back in two years’ time!

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