MRL News & Updates | Feb. 2016 Vol.2
MRL welcomes our newest partner manufacturers Unika Vaev Acoustic, Shuttle, and ADI. All of their most current information can now be accessed in the library! Also look for new products by Coriander, Waddell, Malik Gallery, Norix, Brayton Textiles, Groupe Lacasse-Arold, Kimball Office, Case Systems, Stylex, PS Furniture, Stance, JSI, Encore, ISE, and Nevins.
For more than 30 years, Shuttle has been creating innovative, ergonomic furniture for education. We design furniture so each room can be changed and reshaped. With our exclusive patented ShuttleLatch, you can reshape a room in minutes – just click the desks and tables together into a new locked-in-place configuration. Think more creatively about your learning environment.
ADI founded in 1986 ADI continues to be one of the only seating manufacturers in N. America that utilizes a patented suspension seating system using steel tubing and braided polyethylene straps to create a chair like no other – As a full service seating manufacturer to include, task, guest, side, stack, nest, beam, big and tall, multi-shift and the new lobby furniture ADI can provide any and all seating for any type project.
Coriander | Designed by DPA Architects Elle is a modern take on the transitional bench seat. It’s sleigh-like body hovers over a contrasting wood leg base, producing a floating effect, while the upholstered seat creates comfort.
VANTAGE MODERN DISPLAY CASE
Waddell | Unobstructed line of sight and edge-to-edge glass are the hallmarks of Vantage. No matter the viewing angle, the display and it’s contents are completely visible. The minimalistic design blends seamlessly in modern spaces.
Malik Gallery | The new Sunny Armchair from Malik Gallery is an easygoing chair that delivers versatility and functionality. The Sunny stacks, is indoor/outdoor, and starts at just $258 list. Sunny is also available with a 4 leg wood base or castor base. Sunny is a wise choice for hospitality, corporate or other applications that want to enjoy a Sunny day!
Norix | Our new Harmony Series blends form and function to deliver the unique combination of exceptional durability and a residential look for facilities that need humanizing products for their challenging environments. Harmony includes upholstery, a welded steel frame and pick-resistant arm caps.
Norix | This is not a chip off the old block – pun intended. This is Wink, a newly envisioned lounge chair with attitude, aesthetics and durability. Wink is attractive, humanizing and sure to enliven your environment. It’s a cure for the ordinary, with a wide array of colors and fabrics to choose from.
Norix | RockSmart™ is a contemporary rocking chair designed from the ground up for soothing comfort, exceptional durability and aesthetic appeal. Its signature one-piece shape is sculpted from rotationally molded polyform for a calming, safe and comfortable rock.
Brayton | The Harris Lounge Chair’s clean, classic style is accentuated by legs with a simple architectural contour executed in either solid polished aluminum or wood. Completely made in North Carolina Harris may be upholstered in any of Paul Brayton Designs textiles, leather or COM/COL.
Groupe Lacasse – Arold | The new Orsay lounge chair by Arold offers a unique and wrapping look and is complemented by an ottoman. A low-profile chrome base embellishes this Achieve a distinctive signature by specifying ORSAY in a combination of dual upholstery.exceptional chair-ottoman duo.
Kimball Office | With its rounded back and generous sitting area, Nash is the ideal chair for a variety of environments—living, working, and lounging included. Nestle them up to a conference table, situate a few near a coffee table, or let one stand on its own. Whatever the case, Nash is bound to make a great impression.
RESIDENCE LIFE FURNITURE
Case Systems | Case Systems’ Residence Life furniture is designed with a sleek and stylish look to spruce up any student housing atmosphere. Case Systems’ furniture includes a variety of models and colors with the added durability of premium grade plastic laminate. Proudly made in the USA for more than 65 years.
Stylex | NYC is a system of modular lounge seating that fuses corporate sophistication with urban casual. It is an ideal embodiment of our core design philosophy blending modern and classic elements. NYC’s modularity and four upholstery styles permit specification as stand-alone units or larger compositions.
PS Furniture | Ideal for meeting rooms, our Zümer™ chair offers a unique nesting feature for quick and easy storage. Smooth, gliding casters move this chair around a room with ease and it also stacks up to 5 chairs high. It’s comfortable seat dimensions make Zümer™ an excellent option in guest seating.
Kindred Day Bed
Stance | The Kindred Day Bed from Stance Healthcare can be customized to suit any space. So, it’s a great solution for smaller patient rooms. The standard sleep surface is 30”x 80”, however, you can specify length and height.
JSI | From spontaneous conversation in the workplace to informal collaboration on campus, casual dining to focused study, Reef addresses today’s demand for multipurpose spaces. Integrated shelves, optional power and an extensive finish palette provide the platform for communal gathering. jsifurniture.com
Encore | With its open, inviting design, Chirp Lounge provides a welcome place to rest, work or collaborate with others, all the while offering enduring support via a generously proportioned seat and back.
ISE | RISE Life Height Adjustable Tables are the intersection between furniture and technology. By connecting each table to a cloud database, RISE Life provides deep insights into office efficiency and use. The smartphone app increases worker engagement with calorie trackers and standing programs.
Nevins | The Koen collection is a function of modern design with its strong steel base and beautifully engineered tops. Koen’s sleek and visually open steel base design allows light to pass through, creating an impression of space, while still providing stability and effective user work space.
MARGO ADJUSTABLE HEIGHT
Nevins | Nevins introduces the Margo Adjustable Height table. The balanced proportions and electric height adjustment flexibility allows users to adjust from sit to stand with ease using the push button control panel that features three memory preset positions.
Source | PORTRAIT LOUNGE from Source International is the newest addition to the very popular PORTRAIT family of seating. Portrait Lounge is offered fully upholstered or with a knit back available in 17 colors.
LOFTwall | The BLOX premium acoustical panel system approaches sound control in a whole new way. Instead of being limited to mounting sound panels to existing walls or ceilings, the BLOX system is modular, allowing placement anywhere desired in an environment, for best performance.
Claridge | Case Systems | Sauder Education | SitOnIt | AIS – Seating | AIS – Casegoods | Palmieri | TablEx Look for an updated binder spine from Claridge, new binder content from Case Systems, new binder layouts by Sauder Education and Tablex, as well as new highlight videos from SitOnIt and Palmieri, and new highlight images from AIS-Casegoods and AIS-Seating.
Borgo | Nevins | ICF | Palmieri | HPFi | Brayton Textiles | Eurotech | ISE | Groupe Lacasse – Lacasse | AIS – Systems | AIS – Casegoods | AIS – Seating | RightAngle | Groupe Lacasse – Arold | Groupe Lacasse – United Chair | Sauder Education | Belbien | Encore | Nevins | Indiana Furniture | Palmer Hamilton Be sure to check the library for new brochures from Borgo, Nevins, ICF, Palmieri, HPFi, ISE, AIS-Systems, AIS-Casegoods, AIS-Seating, RightAngle, Groupe Lacasse-Lacasse, Sauder Education, Encore and Nevins. Also look for updated fabric cards from Brayton Textiles, new product images and brochures from Eurotech, new upholstery documents from Groupe Lacasse-Arold, and Groupe Lacasse-United Chair, as well as new case studies from Belbien and Palmer Hamilton, and a new quick ship brochure from Indiana furniture.
New Rep Updates
Nevins | Ghent | Waddell | VividBoard | Deskmakers | ICF | Unika Vaev | Integra | SPEC | Stance | Krug | Chief | Brayton | ISE | ECA | Stylex | VIA | Nightingale | Arconas | Master Mfg Co | AIS | Lesro | Indiana Furniture Please remember to always check the library for the latest rep information. The above manufacturers all have updated rep information that has been loaded into the library.
Interior Design Best of Year Awards
Allseating’s You Too chair was recognized as an Honoree in the task seating category at BOY Awards.
Be sure not to miss SunCon 2016! Feb 25: 9to5 | Featuring the following MRL Partners: AIS, Allerumuir, Allseating, Berco, Claridge, Clarus, ECA, ESI, Fulbright, Global, Groupe Lacasse, Hekman Contract, Indiana Furniture, JSI Community, Kimball, LaZBoy, Loftwall, Mayline, National, Neutral Posture, Brayton, Safco, Spec, Sterling Tree Studios, Versteel.