UL has announced it is an accredited independent third-party certification body in accordance to FEMB level, the European program for sustainability certification of office and contract furniture in interiors.
The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) has announced the inauguration of IIDA Index, a new analytical tool that measures economic health for the commercial design industry.
Themed Design I T: Design, It’s in Our DNA, the stimulating day-long event was attended by a range of chapter members and other interior designers, architects, design students, media and industry partners.
BIFMA will present an overview of its Health Care Furniture Design Guidelines for Cleanability document (BIFMA HCF 8.1-2017)that provides guidance on furniture performance in healthcare settings.
Launching in Fall 2018, the ASID Outcome of Design Awards, in partnership with Herman Miller and NeoCon, celebrate the proof in the power of design.
Proving its commitment to supporting research for the design community, the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Foundationhas announced the recipients of its 2018 Transform Grants.
The oldest professional organization for interior designers, ASID has worked for over 43 years to provide advocacy, research, and educational and professional development opportunities to interior designers.
Survey results at the end of the second quarter show a decline from the Q1 end-of-quarter scores. Approximately 20 percent of respondents reported billings growth.
Furniture manufacturers are concerned and project that an increased cost in materials will have a negative impact on market demand, likely leading to a net job loss in this sector.
Certification programs provide evidence-based standards that address all aspects of design, fit-out, and operations within a building.
The Business & Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA) has approved a new safety and performance standard, BIFMA X6.4-2018 Occasional Use Seating.
The Business & Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA) has approved new criteria for Product Conformance Requirements.
The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA), representing the commercial furniture industry, announces the election of new industry leaders to their Board of Directors.
The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association will be front and center with outreach to their stakeholders during NeoCon 2018.
Tangram Interiors, a curator of highly creative commercial interior environments and workspaces, was a key member of the team on 12 major projects nominated in the 2018 Calibre Design Awards presented by the International Interior Design Association’s Southern California chapter.
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved the revised safety and performance standard: ANSI/BIFMA X6.1-2018, Educational Seating.
According to the report, an increasing number of respondents reported a pull back in business conditions since mid-2017.