Kimball International: Listen With Your Skin

Kimball International: Listen With Your Skin

Sound is more than what we hear in our ears, it’s what we feel with our entire body. In Episode 16, Listen with Your Skin, we rethink acoustic design as we explore everything from vibro-acoustic nightclubs and generative music to ancient Egyptian sound chambers. Instead of something to absorb with dense panels and soft furnishings,… Continue Reading Kimball International: Listen With Your Skin

Modular Solutions Enable Life Sciences Industry to Manage Rapid Growth

Industrialized construction is providing the solutions for adaptable spaces a that are needed amid the explosive growth and increased competition for talent It’s the year 2038. Scientists gather to work on a “cloud lab” project together. One logs in from Singapore, another from Melbourne, and a third is located in Barcelona.In real-time, they design and… Continue Reading Modular Solutions Enable Life Sciences Industry to Manage Rapid Growth

An Eye to the Future: The Next Work Environment

As architecture, workstyles, and employee needs change, we continually strive to be on the forefront of innovation and designing solutions for the future of work. This spirit has been especially important during the vast amount of change we have gone through over the last six months. We also recognize that there are many other great… Continue Reading An Eye to the Future: The Next Work Environment

At The Ready: Kimball Introduces New Kimball Ready Quick ship Program

At Kimball, our mission is to change the way work is done by turning the spaces you envision into the places you love. Each day, we work to provide a complete collection of product solutions that create a sense of place where people can achieve all that’s possible, even when the project is on a… Continue Reading At The Ready: Kimball Introduces New Kimball Ready Quick ship Program

Out with the Old, in With the Prefabbed

Prefabrication will soon be part of every new development Rich Steimel is the first to admit that, at age 61, he’s far from the youngest person on the construction projects he oversees. Still, the Lendlease executive often finds himself cajoling junior colleagues to consider new building methods to make projects more cost-effective and competitive. “I… Continue Reading Out with the Old, in With the Prefabbed

Ready For What’s Next

Path Forward Series Part 5: Ready for What’s Next The workplace is quickly evolving. Which is a good thing. As a company rooted in reinvention, Kimball has a history of facing challenges and responding with inspired solutions. Looking ahead, we envision a purpose-driven office—a place that adapts and responds to how people work, both individually… Continue Reading Ready For What’s Next

People Are Not Cars

People Are Not Cars On this month’s Alternative Design Podcast, we looked deeper into the mainstream conversations, buzzing around the industry and present an alternative way to think about how we can design for a better human experience.What can designers learn from Motown music? You know that unmistakable sound of young America, it might seem like… Continue Reading People Are Not Cars

Truly Inclusive Spaces are Designed for Accessibility

Enter a fast food restaurant and often you’ll be faced with a sea of tall tables and chairs, sometimes immovable and secured to the ground. It’s a design choice that makes architect Karen Braitmayer feel unwelcome. “I sit in a wheelchair, and that is not a place that makes me feel like I can stay,”… Continue Reading Truly Inclusive Spaces are Designed for Accessibility

A Prescription for Change in the World of Healthcare

Recently, industry leaders from hospitals, design firms and construction companies were in Phoenix. They came together for the American Society for Healthcare Engineering Planning, Design and Construction Summit. That’s a mouthful, so let’s just call it what everyone there called it: ASHE PDC. The focus was to get together and trade ideas on how to… Continue Reading A Prescription for Change in the World of Healthcare

A Pledge to Help Restore American Forests

Since our company’s inception, Kimball International has believed in being a good steward to the environment.  From harvesting our own timbers for our furniture from forests we owned, and in turn planting a tree to replace each one that was removed, to bringing products to the market that are not only innovative, but sustainable. Our… Continue Reading A Pledge to Help Restore American Forests

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