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Teknion recently announced the opening of the new Chicago showroom located at 800 W. Fulton St., Suite 700. The new showroom strengthens Teknion’s commitment to creating furniture that empowers people through design. This showroom focuses on future workplace layouts, innovative product design, and empathetic people-first office spaces.
“These are exciting times for Teknion,” said Roger Schlick, Teknion President, US. “The new showroom offers us the opportunity to truly practice what we preach with our clients–to make real estate and facility decisions that reflect your culture and take into account the world we live in and our impact on it. We must be equipped to move between spaces and tasks, to work together and alone, at ease and in motion. Today, design must meet the need for a human-centered workplace. This accounts for physical health and mental well-being as well as the requirements of productivity and performance.”
People’s work is not linear, and one space cannot fit all; they move from Focused work to Collaborative work–all in one day. In reality, workspaces need to support all work styles and needs and shift and adapt to the new rhythms of each day. In this showroom, members of the design community see a wide range of solutions based on choice and variety of needs, creating a truly hybrid space. From a quiet, analog space to a hackable space with embedded technology, the Teknion showroom highlights practical ways to achieve the new needs of office workers.
800 Fulton is also a LEED Platinum and WELL Certified building. The showroom becomes the sixth Teknion showroom to achieve WELL certification. Teknion’s continued commitment to sustainability is rooted in the fact that, as manufacturers, they can directly minimize the environmental impact of production and operational activities.
Teknion creates furniture that empowers people through design. Dedicated to innovative and sustainable design, Teknion provides a diverse portfolio of office furnishings, seating, ergonomic accessories and architectural products. The company’s versatile and integrated furniture collections support workplace wellness, responding to essential human needs and behaviors. Clients are served through a worldwide network of facilities, showrooms and authorized dealers. To learn more about Teknion, please visit teknion.com and join Teknion at facebook.com/teknion.