A must-attend event in the office design calender, this year's Orgatec showcased products that perfectly captured all the buzz words circulating in contemporary commercial interiors: flexibility, teamworking, break-out and modular solutions. Adaptable benches, desking systems and contract seating formed the main interest points, against a backdrop of dramatic dark woods and white laminates. Here's our pick of the best
NURUS Designed by Turkish designer Atilla Kuzu, the Taklamakan bench comes in either warm, natural sycamore or acrylic polymer. The extractable coffee table expresses the bench's form and functionality.
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DIEFFEBI Dieffebi's range of metal cabinets includes Ped&Sit, a set of drawers that can be transformed into a seat, Nice multi-purpose containers, Tidy Work trolleys and Primo vertical filing units with a fail-safe opening mechanism.
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LAMMHULTS Designed by Gunilla Allard, the Cooper furniture range includes a compact laminate-topped footstool, side table, dining table and desk-height table with coordinating chairs, in crisp modern white.
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REGENT LIGHITNG The Foglia luminaire has hundreds of mini downlights to provide glare-free light with multiple refraction, greatly increasing lighting comfort.
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PAM I The crux of Belgian company Pami's K system is the connector, a smart module that makes circuits invisible. All kinds of functional elements, including racks, lockers and PC supports, can be plugged into it to create an adaptable, uncluttered workspace. All Pami modules, from curvaceous dark wood desks to shot-blasted, industrial-look aluminium tables, can be combined with a host of useful accessories.
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GIRSBERGER Designer Dieter Stierli has incorporated maximum user comfort into Girsberger's sleek Folio chair: a flexible membrane with an elastic frame back for optimum spinal support; conveniently placed, easy-tooperate controls for seat and armrest depth, height and tilt; and an ergonomic framework that quickly adapts to the user's body weight and dimensions.
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STEELCASE Highly flexible for mobile working, the Forward system is based on 'post and beam' units that allow designers to create a grid system around which everything else can be configured.
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HERMAN MILLER The Abak desking system comprises a simple and elegant set of core components that can be combined with anything from a basic table to more complex modules, enabling the user to create a complete office solution from a single product platform.
Screening, worksurfaces and storage elements can slide along the beams to allow users to adjust the workspace according to individual requirements.. ENQUIRY NO.1705