Arcadia’s flirt® collection wins again with 2018 good design® award
On the heels of its IDEA (International Design Excellence Awards) Gold award, Arcadia is pleased to announce that the Flirt Collection has also received the 2018 GOOD DESIGN® award for design excellence. Presented by The Chicago Athenaeum, together with The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, Good Design is regarded as the foremost program for honoring and recognizing the best design talent and best manufacturing worldwide.
Over 900 new products and graphic designs were selected from over 47 countries in categories such as electronics, building products/materials, medical equipment, household products, sports and recreation, furniture, office products, among many others. Awarded corporations represent some of the world’s most visionary FORTUNE 500 and well-recognized private companies including Apple, Johnson & Johnson, Coca-Cola, MillerCoors and Google.
“We are humbled to join this esteemed group of award-winning companies and are incredibly proud of the team behind the design for having enabled such an honor,” says Casey Journigan, President of Arcadia. That team is none other than David Ritch and Mark Saffell of 5d Studio, who have amassed a number of product recognitions throughout their careers including multiple Best of NeoCon awards and the coveted IDSA – Design of the Decade award.
The Flirt Collection itself is a comprehensive grouping of meeting solutions consisting of nesting guest and lounge chairs, nesting multipurpose tables, easels and divider screens – all of which ensure the utmost in mobility and space-saving opportunities. Whether used independently or grouped together to fulfill spatial or functional requirements, its broad offering allows the maximization of different settings for inspiring and supporting the work at hand.