Contract Names 2016 Best of NeoCon Winners

Teknion received the top prize for its Zones furniture collection.

The winners of the 2016 Best of NeoCon Competition were announced on Monday, June 13, during an awards breakfast hosted by Contract at the Renaissance Hotel in Chicago. 93 awards were distributed in this year’s competition of contract furnishing products, including nine Innovation Awards and a Best of Competition Award.

Teknion won the Best of NeoCon Best of Competition for Zones, which is a workplace furniture collection designed by Tom Lloyd and Luke Pearson of London-based PearsonLloyd.

The winners are:

ARCHITECTURAL & DECORATIVE GLASS    
Gold: CARVART: CARVART Contract
Silver: Skyline Design: Glass Gradients     

ARCHITECTURAL PRODUCTS    
Gold: Unika Vaev: ecoustic® Veneer
Silver: Construction Specialties: Acrovyn Wall Panels    

CARPET FIBER
Gold: Universal Fibers: Thrive        

CARPET: BROADLOOM    
Gold: Tarkett: Open Archive: Over Stitch and Moquette
Silver: Shaw Contract: Modern Edit            

CARPET: MODULAR (tiles)    
Gold: Milliken: Lapidus
Silver: Interface: World Woven Collection        
Innovation: Mohawk Group: Topograhy
Innovation: Tarkett: Open Archive: GeoKnit and Cache Tweed

CASE GOODS
Gold: Geiger: Geiger Rhythm
Silver: Allsteel: Approach    

CONFERENCE ROOM FURNITURE
Gold: Andreu World: Ratio
Silver: Teknion: Zones Table
Innovation: SiS Ergo: Ellehaven

EDUCATION SOLUTIONS
Gold: PS Furniture: Müm
Silver: RT London: Evolve

FILES & MOBILE STORAGE SYSTEMS
Gold: Steelcase: High Density Storage
Silver: Knoll: Rockwell Unscripted

FLOORING: HARD-SURFACE
Gold: Tarkett: Collections Infinies
Silver: Mannington Commercial: Infused Collection
Editors’ Choice: Shaw Contract: Modern Edit Resilient

FURNITURE COLLECTIONS for COLLABORATION
Gold/Best of Show: Teknion: Zones
Silver: Keilhauer: Hangout
Editors’ Choice: Bernhardt Design: Studio: twenty-something
 
FURNITURE SYSTEMS
Gold: HALCON Furniture: FOUNDRY
Silver: Vitra: Hack

FURNITURE SYSTEMS: ENHANCEMENTS

Gold: HALCON Furniture: FOUNDRY
Silver: Haworth: Integrated Palette Enhancements; Compose® Connections™ and active components

FURNITURE: BENCHING

Gold: DeskMakers, Inc.: Hover Benching
Silver: Scale 1:1, EYHOV 120 Hub

HEALTHCARE FABRICS & TEXTILES
Gold: CF Stinson: Ethereal + Effervescence
Silver: Carnegie: Ombré

HEALTHCARE FLOORING


Gold: Mannington Commercial: Divergent Collection
Silver: Patcraft: Admix
Innovation: Tarkett: Mesto Configuration

HEALTHCARE: GUEST/LOUNGE SEATING


Gold: KI: MyPlace

HEALTHCARE: PATIENT SEATING
Gold: Nemschoff: Ava Recliner

LIGHTING: DECORATIVE

Gold: Koncept: Z-Bar LED Pendant
Silver: Barbican: The Wave
Innovation: Green Furniture Concept: Leaf Lamp Series

LIGHTING: TASK/DESKTOP/FURNITURE-INTEGRATED

Gold: Teknion: Teknion Sanna by Pablo
Silver: Luxo: Trace

LOUNGE FURNITURE COLLECTIONS


Gold: Inscape: Longo
Silver: Bernhardt Design: Modern Family
Editors’ Choice: HBF: Conexus
   
OFFICE ACCESSORIES

Gold: BuzziSpace: BuzziBalance
Silver: IdeaPaint: IdeaPaint Mobile Writable Surfaces

SEATING: BAR STOOLS

Gold: Bernhardt Design: Laine
Silver: Andreu World: Flex S-Series

SEATING: BENCHES
Gold: Teknion: Zones Bench
Silver: Keilhauer: Visit

SEATING: CONFERENCE
Gold: Andreu World: Alya Chair
Silver: Davis Furniture: Cloud

SEATING: ERGONOMIC DESK/TASK

Gold: SitOnIt Seating: Novo
Silver: Inscape: TurnAround

SEATING: GUEST

Gold: Gunlocke: Metta
Silver: Andreu World: Couvé Chair
Editors’ Choice: Davis Furniture: Zen

SEATING: SOFAS & LOUNGE

Gold: Andreu World: Flex Lounge
Silver: Davis Furniture: Ginkgo Lounge Low Back
Innovation: Bernhardt Design: Mellow

SEATING: STACKING


Gold: Andreu World: Duos
Silver: Vitra: Belleville Chair & Armchair

SIGNAGE & WAYFINDING

Silver: 2/90 Sign Systems: Klik Sign System

SOFTWARE FOR SPECIFICATIONS 

Gold: Shaw Contract: Shaw Contract Design Tool

SPACE DIVIDERS/PARTITIONS/SCREENS

Gold: Knoll: Rockwell Unscripted
Silver: LOFTwall: BLOX

SURFACING MATERIALS/FINISHES
Gold: Designtex: Designtex Bespoke Surfaces
Silver: Carnegie: Xorel Artform

TABLES: OCCASIONAL 

Gold: Andreu World: Reverse Lounge Tables
Silver: Bernhardt Design: Clue / Chance
Innovation: Steelcase: Bassline Tables

TABLES: TRAINING & WORK
Gold: Nucraft: Approach
Silver: Davis Furniture: Techniq

TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT 

Gold: Humanscale: QuickStand Lite
Silver: Innovative Office Products: EVO 5900

TECHNOLOGY-INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS
Gold: Teknion: Tek Pier
Silver: Dekko: Low Voltage System: USB Charging

TEXTILES: UPHOLSTERY

Gold: HBF Textiles: Christiane Müller Collection
Silver: Bernhardt Design: Anabela Chan Collection
Innovation: Steelcase: New Black Collection

WALL TREATMENTS

Gold: DuChâteau Floors: Metamorphosis
Silver: Snowsound USA: Snowsound SIPARIO
Innovation: 3form: Viva (Powered by E Ink)

WALLS: MOVABLE
Gold: Maars Living Walls: lineaCube
Silver: Maars Living Walls: PanoramaCurve

WINDOW TREATMENTS
Gold: Carnegie, Atomospheres Collections: Creation Baumann for Carnegie
Silver: MechoSystems: EcoVeil Sheer Shadecloth
Innovation: MechoSystems: Daylight Sensor

WORKPLACE TECHNOLOGIES

Gold: Dekko: Low Voltage System: USB Charging
Silver: Steelcase: Steelcase Workplace Advisor