Twenty-Four by Seven
by PETER WOLF Monday September 28, 2015
My first thought was to head to the garage and grab the pitch forks, jump into my ethanol burning pick-up and head to Washington to confront those damn tax spending bureaucrats who are stealing our money.
Standing OK, but not all the time
by MMQB STAFF Monday July 27, 2015
It is expected that after a common eight hour work shift, the long-lasting effects of fatigue from standing work will be more pronounced than found in this study, according to the report.
What dealers should do at NeoCon
by MMQB STAFF Friday June 12, 2015
Interact at different showrooms, party all night, and when able, take in the furniture.
From our view - a studied observation from Dick Sinclair
Monday May 25, 2015
Is our industry going to live or die by the imported task chair, sit/stand table or what-have-you?
Made in China
by PETER WOLF Monday April 6, 2015
The quality of the Eames knockoffs is a bit surprising, but not entirely unexpected.
Steelcase, Herman Miller chat with Investors
by MMQB STAFF Monday March 30, 2015
The performance of Miller's North American contract business has not met the company's expectations, particularly in the area of order growth.
Why Seating is (still) Important
by MMQB STAFF Monday March 9, 2015
I would like to suggest that maybe the reason we are hearing so much doom and gloom about seating is that leadership in the category is changing.
Dept. of Homeland Security Spent Nearly $150M on Office Furniture
by PETER WOLF Sunday March 1, 2015
How does funding (or lack thereof) for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) affect the office furniture industry?
Question: How's your Lineup looking for NeoCon?
Monday February 16, 2015
There has been a shift in recent years when it comes to new product development.
The Case for Changing Postures
Monday February 2, 2015
This focus on standing furniture options for office work is often promoted by emphasizing the dangers of prolonged sitting, sometimes with hair-raising alarm.
At the Intersection of Football and Office Furniture
by MMQB STAFF Monday December 8, 2014
"I want to get rid of the word 'Michigan Man," maybe today you could write about that."
How's the furniture thing?
by MMQB STAFF Monday November 17, 2014
I had my baptism by fire into the furniture industry at NeoCon this summer, but before then, I had the same indifferent - bordering on snide - feelings as they did about furniture as a whole.
An Industry Veteran's First Orgatec
Monday November 3, 2014
Orgatec gave me a greater appreciation for the breadth of this industry that I love and it makes me excited to be a part of creating what is yet to come.
More Change Ahead
by MMQB STAFF Wednesday October 1, 2014
The Office Furniture Industry is undergoing the biggest metamorphosis in its relatively short history.
by MMQB STAFF Monday September 8, 2014
The important thing to note (and something I have noted many times in these pages) is that these nomadic workers (myself included) have a choice of where, when and how to work. We will pick the place that best fits our needs.
Voguish Ideas that Are Not
Monday August 11, 2014
While its intentions are undoubtedly good, both the architects and the artist have bizarrely forgotten that workplaces are about people.
by MMQB STAFF Monday July 21, 2014
At the BIFMA breakfast, held on the last day of NeoCon, the group promised to do more to improve its data collection.
NeoCon 2014 - The Year of the H.A.T.
Monday June 30, 2014
Height-adjustable tables and work surfaces have been on the fringe of "the next big thing" forever.
The Next Trend to Chase
by MMQB STAFF Monday June 23, 2014
Before you laugh keep in mind people laughed at the idea of people working in cubicles - and they still laugh about it.
Thoughts from the Real World (of NeoCon at least)
by MMQB STAFF Monday June 16, 2014
You have to give manufacturers credit however for at least attempting to get the "per-person furniture budget" back to where it used to be.
Week of August 14, 2017
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by PETER WOLF
My first thought was to head to the garage and grab the pitch forks, jump into my ethanol burning pick-up and head to Washington to confront those damn tax spending bureaucrats who are stealing our money. from 9/28/15
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