industry insider | Dec 9, 2014 |
West Elm to launch line of commercial office furniture
Boh staff
By Staff

Home furnishings retailer West Elm has announced plans for a Spring 2015 release of West Elm Workspace, a collection of more than 50 office products designed by the company's in-house design team in collaboration with furniture manufacturer Inscape.

“There is an increasing desire for meaningful change in the way that offices are designed—and this doesn’t just apply to businesses in the creative sector,” said Jim Brett, president of West Elm. “The ability to truly personalize a workspace of any size based on needs like style, function, productivity and collaboration is missing from the office furnishings market. Our partnership with Inscape and the forthcoming launch of West Elm Workspace will change this, giving businesses of all sizes the ability to design an ideal and differentiated workspace.”

More than 50 new products in the Modern, Mid-century and Industrial styles will launch in the spring, including benching, private office systems, tables, lounge seating, storage and more.

Workspace solutions by Inscape

In addition, sit/stand options will be integrated, as well as solutions to help facilitate wellness in work environments.

Sustainability will also be key, from through delivery  and use.

 “We’re very excited about this partnership with West Elm, which will allow us to bring a residential aesthetic to the office while maintaining the standards demanded for contract interiors,” said Jim Stelter, CEO of Inscape. “We’ve gone beyond just creating new product collections and reimagined the entire process, from selection and visualization to specification and use of our designs.”

Workspace solutions by Inscape

Partnerships with resellers will be key to delivering this new experience to the commercial furnishings industry. “ Our industry must evolve and we’re excited about where it’s going,” Stelter added.

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