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Activations

Attendees will be inspired and delighted by dynamic installations, experiences and amenities.  NeoCon 2019 Activations will be continuously added leading up to the show. Please check back regularly.

The Oasis

FLOOR 1, WEST PASS-THROUGH

ASID is thrilled to showcase the impact of design through an exciting new installation custom designed by Elizabeth von Lehe, Allied ASID, design and brand strategy principal, HDR. The space serves as an oasis that invites visitors to engage, ask broad questions, and explore the beautiful, impactful, and sometimes surprising ways that design impacts lives. Visit the installation at the 1st floor West Pass Through.

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A bold escape

FLOOR 1, EAST PASS-THROUGH

Break out or meet without distractions in BuzziLounge! Sink into the soft BuzziSpark lounge sofa and drift away day dreaming in the acoustic shelter. Pull up the flexible BuzziDee pouf as extra seating to gather with more people—all while enjoying the silence under a sea of BuzziDome acoustic pendant lights. Combined with striking acoustic wall paper, BuzziLounge offers a bold escape to the modern nomad!

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Framery X Reality To Idea

FLOOR 1, NORTH CENTRAL CORRIDOR

Framery collaborates with Reality To Idea artist Joshua Vides to create an amazing installation transforming a Framery booth from reality back to idea.

Come meet the team behind the industry-pioneer in soundproof meeting pods, experience our new products and learn about the Framery way of increasing happiness at work. Please also visit our main stand on the 7th floor, booth #7-5030.

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Herman Miller

FLOOR 1, SOUTH LOBBY

This year at NeoCon we’re celebrating the nearly endless design possibilities of the Herman Miller Group. Don’t miss our installation in the South Lobby for an inspiring selection of products from across our family of brands.

For more from Herman Miller, visit our showroom on the 3rd Floor.

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"a blank canvas" by Hightower

FLOOR 1, NORTH LOBBY

Since 2003, family-founded and operated Hightower has offered fresh, modern workspace pieces from up and coming international designers. Our new activation space is designed to represent our unique approach; setting up the A+D community to stand out. Welcome to “a blank canvas.” Our all-white concept leverages a building block design and the latest in clever products, leaving it up to the imagination of designers to put their touch on a space. Come say “Hi” in showroom 1110, the blank canvas interpretation we’ve created especially for your engagement and inspiration.

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Mohawk Group's Relaxing Floors

FLOOR 1, KINZIE/WELLS ENTRANCE

Experience Mohawk Group's Relaxing Floors at the Kinzie Street entrance amidst the frenzy of NeoCon 19. Featuring a collaboration of makers and thinkers, Mohawk Group collaborated with 13&9 design studio to create human-centered flooring solutions that not only imaginatively designed but therapeutic as well. Working with Fractals Research, the Relaxing Floors collection translates stress-reducing biophilic fractals into calming patterns for the modern workplace. Mohawk Group says relax, and proceed to space 377 to explore the second nature of commercial flooring.

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Nooks Back on Parade

FLOOR 7, 6000 AISLE

Experience the NOOK effect.

Grab one of the NOOKs on the 6000 aisle to recharge, make a call, meet or just take a breath without missing any of the excitement of Neocon !

NOOK is a new type of furniture – startlingly quiet inside - separating without isolating – providing the perfect location for concentration, connection, collaboration.

Meet the Designer in his ‘NOOK Lab’ at the Nook booth 7-5078 during the show for a glimpse into future new ways of working.

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Snowsound Quiet Zones

FLOOR 7, PASS-THRUS

Enjoy a moment of peace and quiet on the 7th floor as you travel between two main sections of the Exhibit Hall via the pass-thrus. These acoustic retreats are designed with Snowsound’s patented technology offering an architecturally inspired acoustic haven of tranquility and comfort for attendees to enjoy. Visit Snowsound's main booth on the 7th floor, 7-5018, for an Experience Sound Room demonstration and discover a suite of innovative acoustic technology solutions.

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Dias Chuvosos: A Rainy Afternoon on the Veranda by Guilherme Wentz

FLOOR 1, CENTER PASS-THRU

Visit installation by emerging designer Guilherme Wentz, an exploration into disconnecting from the modern world to discover sossego (Portuguese for “a warm tranquility”). This is tropical minimalism, a new interpretation of modern Brazilian design. Includes an iconic award-winning piece by Aristeu Pires.

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Brazilian Relaxation Lounge by Sossego

FLOOR 14, SUITE 1445 (WEST SIDE OF BUILDING)

Come up to 14 and experience a moment of Sossego. Sink into deliciously deep, distinctly Brazilian lounge seating by Aristeu Pires. Enjoy a space to disconnect and experience calm. Brazilian treats and cafezinho served. Meet award-winning designers at the forefront of modern Brazilian design. Featuring HBF Textiles.

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via seating where great things happen in a chair

FLOOR 1, KINZIE/WELLS ENTRANCE | SHOWROOM ROOM 10-148

At via seating we have a philosophy – great things happen in a chair. It is with this vision that we set out to cultivate the perfect sitting experience. Through the creative minds of our team of engineers, ergonomists and designers across the world, we shape comfortable chairs with innovative technology at an incredible value backed by our industry-leading warranty. Our solutions translate across a variety of work and collaborative spaces. Explore our Italian-designed outdoor furniture collections, Sierra & Tahoe, on display at the Kinzie/Wells entrance. Embrace our task, conference, lounge and more chairs in our showroom in room 10-148. Discover for yourself how great things happen in a via seating chair.

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