Thursday, September 3, 2015

Office Chair Trends: 2015 Edition

Lots of cool and beneficial seating trends have emerged in 2015. This year brands like Global Total Office, Eurotech Seating, and Cherryman Industries have stepped outside the box and raised the ergonomic bar. In today's post we'll check out the coolest new seating trends and how they will help you become more comfortable in the workplace. Enjoy!

1.) Ribbed Back Chairs

Ribbed Back Office Chair

The ribbed back look is in! Ribbed back office chairs like the Joplin from Woodstock Marketing offer slim profiles that make them a premier option for conference room makeover projects. These cool new chairs save space, look great, and really turn heads.

2.) Segmented Cushions

Trending office chairs like the 11648B model from Offices To Go feature segmented cushions and high end appeal. The segmented cushion look offers retro and modern attributes that's sure to impress even the harshest critics. Segmented cushion chairs are being regularly used for executive office and conference room makeover projects in 2015.

3.) Material Blending

iDesk Curva High Back Chair

Why use one material when you can use two? Chairs like the Curva from the Cherryman Industries iDesk seating collection that blend mesh and leather surfaces are incredibly popular in 2015. If you can't decide on one style of chair, go with the best of both worlds. You'll appeal to a wide range of guests and create a trend setting look that's sure to earn your space the compliments it deserves.

4.) Chrome

Karizma Office Chair

Who doesn't want a blinged out office chair? Chairs with polished chrome frame and base accents have been super popular in 2015. While a bit more expensive than their nylon counterparts, chromed out office chairs offer a ton more wow factor in the workplace.

5.) Tablet Arms

Tablet Arm Office Chair

Whether you're purchasing an office chair for your private workspace or reception seating for your valued guests, tablet arms are a must consider! This year brands like Global Total Office, Mayline, and OFM have all introduced cutting edge tablet arm chairs designed to improve efficiency and functionality. Rest assured, the tablet arm chair movement is here to last.

6.) Gray Leather

Gray Leather Office Chair

You can't go wrong with gray leather upholstery in 2015. Any office makeover specialist will tell you that gray is the new black. This year, chairs like the Hendrix from Woodstock Marketing key in on the gray leather trend while also incorporating segmented cushions and chrome frame features. If you're looking to keep your interiors on the cutting edge, give the Hendrix serious consideration!

7.) Multi Functional Arms

G20 Chair

Adjustable arms used to be considered high tech when they just when up and down. That being said, the industry standard has been raised! Now, ergonomic chair arms are just considered basic if this is all they do. The top new chairs on the market go up and down, side to side, and much more! If you want to operate at peak performance levels, consider a chair like the G20 from Global Total Office with multi functional arms.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

What's Hot? Textured Driftwood Sterling Furniture by Mayline

The Mayline Sterling office furniture collection was introduced with a stunning textured driftwood laminate finish option that's become an instant favorite of interior designers and industry professionals alike. In today's post we'll highlight textured driftwood finished office desk configurations and much more that will help take your office environments to the next level. Enjoy!

Mayline STL4 Sterling TypicalFirst up, this STL4 model Sterling U shaped desk configuration with textured driftwood finish. At first glance the gray wood grain tone will draw you in. Upon closer inspection you'll be greeted with opaque acrylic accents on the overhead storage hutch and main desk modesty panel. This executive workstation features a 66" wide left handed desk with 48" bridge, matching credenza and plenty of storage space. The STL4 is available for salt this month at just $1963.99. Talk about value!

Sterling Executive FurnitureNeed a bit more storage in your workspace? No problem. The Mayline Sterling collection has you covered. Exclusive furniture configurations like this 9 piece set with textured driftwood finish offer everything you need to create an out of this world executive office interior. This top of the line Sterling office furniture layout boasts a 72" wide curved front desk with matching credenza. For storage, two STESC model cabinets, two STSCAD cabinet, and an overhead hutch are included. At $3746.99, this is one of the most luxurious Sterling office furniture sets available on the market. With the textured driftwood finish on this set you'll be ready to impress even the harshest furniture critics.

Sterling 42" Meeting Table
Host your weekly meetings and strategy sessions in style with this textured driftwood finished 42" square meeting table from Mayline. The STC42 offers a hand crafted knife edge detail that shows Mayline's commitment to quality craftsmanship. At just $305.99, the STC42 is also a great buy. This 42" table is perfect for small gatherings and can even be used to accompany executive desk layouts in office environments that are large enough. With elegant podium bases and attractive curves, the STC42 is sure to kick visual appeal and meeting performance into high gear.

Mayline Sterling STC12 TableA cutting edge boardroom will impress your office visitors! If you're designing a new boardroom in 2015, we recommend the all new STC12 boat shaped conference table from the Mayline Sterling collection. While the textured driftwood finish option is certainly the most popular, the STC12 also looks fantastic in the brown sugar and mocha options also available from the Sterling collection. This high end table offers a 12' top and three elegant T shaped bases for just $918.99. While most of today's conference room furnishings are overly modern, the Sterling STC12 table and it's presentation accessories offer the perfect blend of old and new trends that will make a winner this year and beyond. The STC12 table is available now for just $918.99. Additional table lengths are also available.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Featured Collection: Offices To Go Ventnor Series

Offices To Go Ventnor Furniture Review
The Offices To Go Ventnor collection offers high end wood veneer office desks, conference tables, reception stations, and professional storage solutions that really impress. In today's post we'll highlight the furniture from this featured collection. Enjoy!

Ventnor Desks:

Ventnor series office desks are available in stand alone, U shaped, corner, and L shaped variations. These solid wood executive desk configurations can be used effectively in both home and professional office environments. Ventnor desks are available in two beautiful veneer finish options that will no doubt impress event the harshest critics. If you're going for traditional appeal and looking to avoid the overly modern furniture trends of 2015, these desks are certainly worth a serious look!

Ventnor Conference Tables:

The conference room tables from the Offices To Go Ventnor collection offer high end appeal. These luxurious conference and boardroom table options are available in a wide range of sizes to meet the needs of any space. Ventnor conference tables feature racetrack tops and half cylinder style bases. The curved table ends make it easy to maximize the number of guests that can fit comfortably around your table. In addition to larger boardroom tables, Ventnor offers 42" and 48" round meeting table options for smaller interiors. In fact, many of the top Ventnor desk configurations even include meeting tables to match. Now that's value!

Ventnor Reception Stations:

Want to make a great first impression on your office guests? You'll need furniture that's up to the task! That being said, you can't go wrong with a reception desk from the Offices To Go Ventnor collection. These rectangular and L shaped stations can be purchased with our without storage in your choice of Cordovan and Toffee finish options. Ventnor reception desks offer ample work surface space to house computers and attractive transaction counters to make visitors feel welcome. Basic Ventnor reception desks start out at just $750.99. For the money, these are amongst the best options on the market.

Ventnor Storage Solutions:

Last but not least, no professional interior is complete without the right combination of storage products needed to keep workers organized. Offices To Go understands this valid truth and provides awesome desk pedestals, wall cabinets, bookcases, and lateral file cabinet options from their popular Ventnor line. The extensive lineup of modular storage components will allow you to transform your workstations as you need to without the need to purchase all new furniture. U shaped Ventnor desks can be enhanced with over head hutch units, while reception stations can be accented with rear wall storage cabinet configurations to meet your specific business needs. Needless to say, this collection does it all.

Monday, August 31, 2015

Conquer The Boardroom With Medina Furniture!

Medina Boardroom Furniture
The Mayline Medina office furniture collection has taken boardroom makeover projects to the next level. With innovative powered tables, presentation accessories, and storage solutions, this full service casegoods collection has become the preferred choice of industry professionals and interior designers alike. In today's post we'll take a look at the Medina collection and it's unbelievably cool products. Enjoy!

Medina furniture was released just a few short months ago. It immediately turned heads with it's desks and conference tables. With incredible finish options like Gray Steel and Mocha, you could easily see that Mayline was ready to step outside the realm of the traditional. It's true Medina was inspired by the Mayline Napoli collection, but the lines are actually quite different. Medina utilizes laminate surfaces while Napoli is much more costly with it's solid wood construction. Medina is lighter, less expensive, and the perfect option for modern businesses on a budget.

Medina Meeting TableWhen it comes to conference and boardroom tables, Medina has you covered. Mayline introduced this trending line with contemporary 48" round conference table solutions that work perfectly in smaller meeting areas.

The 8' Medina conference table is the most popular and can be outfitted with two power modules for improved meeting performance. At just $503.99, we feel the MNC8 model 8' table is the best value for the money.

Need more space? No problem! Medina conference and boardroom table models are available in lengths up to 14'. All models feature straight sides, curved ends, and silver modestly panels for wire routing and enhanced appeal. With power modules available for just $205.00 each, this is one upgrade you'd don't want to skip.

Medina Conference FurnitureMeasure your boardroom space effectively and select the best Medina table for your specific needs. On average, you'll want to allot about 3' of table space per user. To put it in simpler terms, a 12' Medina conference table will accommodate 4 users comfortably per side, and 1 user per end for a total of 10.

Once you've selected the best Medina table for your boardroom needs, it's time to accessorize! At $310.99, the presentation board is a must have. With it's dry erase center and folding design, the MNPB presentation board will help you space look great while simultaneously improving functionality.

Medina Low Wall CabinetTo effectively conquer your boardroom, you'll also need to incorporate a few storage products. The Medina collection offers a swanky glass and laminate low wall cabinet with 72" wide design for just $438.99. In addition, bookcases and file cabinets are also available to take your space to the next level.

As an added bonus, the Medina collection was just enhanced with two new finish options. Textured Sea Salt and Brown Sugar are now available on the full line of Medina conference room furnishings. As one of the most trend setting and affordable lines the furniture world has seen in decades, Medina will help you conquer your boardroom without breaking your budget. Give this top quality collection a look in 2015 and beyond. You'll be glad you did!

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Chair Compare: Accord vs. Aspen

So it's come down to this. Two choices. But only one is the right choice for you. Which is it? Well, if you're upgrading to a new office chair, you've come to the right place. All too often, buyers get caught between what seems like two perfect options, especially when they're both exciting options from a top quality brand. But never fear, we're here to help you make the right decision in this month's "Chair Compare", featuring the Accord vs. the Aspen from Global Total Office!

Round 1: Style

Accord Mesh ChairAspen ChairAt first glance, both the Accord and Aspen chairs will wow you. These two modern office chairs offer the cutting edge design characteristics needed to take your interiors to the next level. The Accord features a slim back profile, boxed arms, and a 5 star base. The Aspen chair offers a ribbed back upholstery, T shaped arms, and the same great base. Based on 2015's current seating trends, the Aspen would likely take the win. The ribbed back look has been incredibly popular this year and the Aspen is one of the main reasons why. However, the popularity of the new Accord mesh back models has been the real X factor in this round. While Accord takes the win in our first round, both of these office seating solutions will earn your work environments they deserve.

Round 2: Features

Aspen High Back ChairAccord ChairBoth the Accord and Aspen chairs are packed with awesome features. All Accord and Aspen chairs come standard with pneumatic cylinders designed to adjust operating height with ease. The Accord boasts polished frame and base features for a high end look that's guaranteed to earn your interiors high marks. The Aspen comes standard with adjustable T shaped arms for a bit more ergonomic versatility. The Aspen high back chair even includes a headrest for improved support. Based on the long list of multi functional mechanisms available on both models, this area is a tie. As the Aspen is equipped with more user friendly arms, and a functional head rest is available, it deserves the win in round 2.

Round 3: Price

Aspen Chair ReviewAccord Chair ReviewThe base model 2671-4 model Accord series chair is available for $438.99 and is available in a wide variety of awesome fabric upholstery options. The 2670LM-2 Accord chair is the most expensive at $646.99 and offers a full leather seat and back that looks great in executive office environments. The base model 2852-3 Aspen chair features a ribbed fabric upholstery and is priced at $455.99. High end leather Aspen chairs like the 2850LM-3 are the most expensive at $696.99. At a slightly lower price point, the Accord takes it's first round of the match. It's important to note that both collections offer more than 10 variations to meet the needs of any users specific working preferences.

Round 4: Applications

Aspen Drafting ChairAccord Drafting ChairThe Accord series seating collection from Global Total Office is the perfect choice for professional conference room and meeting areas. These popular chairs are less bulky than most on the market and will help any business maximize the number of chairs that will fit around a table. Accord seating also works great in executive office applications! Aspen chairs can be used effectively in conference room and executive office settings, but are also great for intensive tasking. Both collections also include user friendly drafting chair variations that work great for design and artist needs. With their adjustable arms, various back heights, and high end features they take a three to two win.

Final Decision
The Aspen takes the win! This hard fought battle was close in every round. While both of these chairs are truly spectacular, the Aspen's adjustable arms, headrest, and overall functionality make it the better choice for most applications. If the battle were simply based on which chair would be preferred for conference room use, the Accord would have one easily. These days, businesses want a chair that can do it all and then some. The Aspen is the solution.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Product Showcase: Offices To Go Seating

Offices To Go is highly respected for their affordable, comfortable, and versatile seating solutions. This industry leading brand takes pride in crafting best selling chairs for every applications. In today's article we'll be highlighting OTG's top rated chairs and their unique benefit.

Offices To Go 11677BIf you're shopping for an awesome executive chair for your home or business work space, we recommend the Offices To Go 11677B. This high back chair offers a unique blend of mesh and leatherette seating surfaces. The 11677B boasts height adjustable arms and a multi functional seat mechanism designed to help users find the perfect seating position. An excellent choice for office tasking and executive applications, the 11677B provides superior comfort through it's user friendly ergonomic features.

Offices To Go 11648BOffices To Go excels in the conference room! With conference room seating solutions like the 11648B you'll see why. These segmented cushion office chairs feature polished chrome frame and base features that compliment the black leatherette seating surfaces. The 11648B is available in 2015 for just $223.95. Now that's value! With a swivel tilt mechanism equipped with a tilt tension adjustment feature, this OTG chair is the full package.

Offices To Go 11710During those long days at the office, you need a quality chair you can rely on. We present to you the Offices To Go 11710 model. This fabric task and computer chair is the real deal! Standard with an infinite seat tilt lock feature and tilt tension adjustment, finding your desired operating position just got easy. This versatile fabric task chair is available in 4 durable color options. height adjustable armrests and forward tilt controls are also standard in a package priced just below three hundred bucks.

Offices To Go 2750BWhen it comes to training room seating, Offices To Go knows their stuff! With models like the 2750B, maximizing your space is more possible than ever. These slimline chairs are far from bulky and are even great for the conference room. The 2750B runs just $109.99 this month. While these versatile training room seating solutions aren't recommended for stacking, they still offer the durability and functionality we've come to expect from awesome brands like Offices To Go. The black powder coated frame and fabric upholstery shows minimal wear over time and will look great for years in your learning environments.

Offices To Go 11820You'll need comfortable and stylish guest seating to make a lasting impression on your guests. Whether you're outfitting a waiting room, reception area, or private office space, Offices To Go 11820 model chairs are the perfect option. Priced at just $167.99 each, these luxurious side chair are available in cordovan and toffee finish options that pair perfectly with the black luxhide upholstery. The 11820 looks great alongside Offices To Go desking from the Ventnor and Margate collections.  

In addition to the 5 chairs highlighted here, Offices To Go offers hundreds of other great models. From the waiting room to the conference room, the seating from this respected brand is always a pleasure to showcase.

Monday, August 24, 2015

Luxurious Interiors: High End Conference Rooms of 2015

Need a little design inspiration? You're in the right place! In today's post we'll be highlighting stunning conference, boardroom, and meeting areas that are sure to impress. These cutting edge interiors offer the modern furniture and accessories needed to streamline the meeting process and impress your valued visitors. Enjoy!

Global Total Office Zira Conference RoomFirst up, this gorgeous modern conference room from our friends at Global Total Office. With a 10' Zira series rectangular conference table, this space is ready to seat between 6 and 8 users at any given time. The surface level power modules boast USB, HDMI, Audio, Phone, and AC input options. This means, no more running extension cords across the boardroom to host digital presentations. The space is further accented with Supra series tan fabric conference room chairs for guest comfort. The flat screen TV and beverage carts take this conference room over the top!

Cherryman Amber Conference Room

When it comes to professional conference room furniture, Cherryman Industries has you covered! This highly respected furniture manufacturer offers 5 full service collections that include the tables, wall cabinets, and presentation accessories needed to make your space the best it can be. This simple yet sophisticated space offers an expandable conference table with unique modular benefits. The big screens can be used to showcase charts and even power point presentations. The stand out feature of this conference room is no doubt the extended wall cabinet configuration. With storage space like this, staying organized is a breeze!

Mayline Sterling Conference RoomNext up, a stunning new conference room space from Mayline! With plenty of wow factor, this Sterling furnished space showcases a 12' boat shaped conference room table with hand crafted knife edge detailing. The textured driftwood finish is a breath of fresh air in a furniture world filled with too many cherry, mahogany, and maple finishes! In addition to the beautiful table, an intricate wall storage configuration was used to highlight the flat screen TV. A folding presentation board was added to help visual learners and pendant style lighting was incorporated for visual appeal. Needless to say, this space rocks!

OFM Conference Room
OFM, Inc. is always on the forefront of innovation. This industry leading furniture provider marches to the beat of their own drum. With outstanding tables, storage solutions, and conference room seating available, creating a unique meeting area for your business couldn't be easier. If you're going for an industrial modern vibe, our fourth meeting space is sure to strike your fancy. This upscale space features a glass conference table with heavy duty metal legs. The GT3977 model table is surprisingly affordable at just $1021.99. In addition, this conference room offers comfortable high back mesh chairs with headrests, along with some really cool wall art. The natural lighting and light wood floors make this space a cut above the rest, and that's just how OFM likes it!

Offices To Go Conference Room

Last but certainly not least, our final conference room from Offices To Go is the complete package. This interior offers the perfect combination of appeal and functionality. With user friendly mid back mesh chairs, a folding presentation board, and plenty of storage space, this meeting area really has it all. Shopping for conference room furniture on a budget? You'll love this 8' racetrack conference table available for just $358.99. Complete with flat screen TV and twin bookcases, this well designed room can be yours without breaking the bank.