Neocon is a three-day event showcasing the latest in office design. This year, a few of the JLL project managers attended to see current furniture and design trends. In an article on Office Renew, Tim Kay goes into detail about what designers and vendors were showcasing:
Last week we joined 50,000 architects, designers and other interiors professionals at the NeoCon tradeshow in order to find out.
The theme of this year’s three-day conference, “Design that Works,” was focused specifically on innovation in the workplace. More than 500 companies showcased their latest designs in a sea of highly adaptable workspaces committed to comfort.
The biggest trends? We found three: residential design, personalization and occupancy sensing. Iterations of these trends have been seen in recent years but were slightly more pronounced and certainly more advanced in this year’s exhibition.
The strictly commercial tradeshow had a very residential feel. Manufacturers are blurring the line between work and home and we’re seeing more balance between work space and rest space.
Read the entire article here.