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The Next Generation of Conferencing with Walter Knoll

Iconic furniture designers Walter Knoll continue to build on their legacy, with a suite of new options available locally in their expanded conferencing program.



BY Andrew McDonald

August 3rd, 2017


There are few furniture brands that rival Walter Knoll when it comes to design legacy, and the brand is embarking on a new era of service and production for its expanding commercial offering. Going strong for more than 150 years, Walter Knoll has a rich heritage that has seen it perfect the art of luxury design, service and production. By manufacturing its internationally designed conference and executive products in Australia, the brand is taking advantage of the benefits of local production including tighter lead times for commercial and workplace projects and fit outs.

Walter Knoll’s new range of locally manufactured products, which are available nationally, complement the brand’s already extensive collection of commercial furniture. Based on the concept of “Leadership and Identity,” three recent additions are some of its most dynamic design solutions to date, and now delivered with a four to six week lead time.

Conference-X by EOOS responds to the need for workplace flexibility. Office spaces may be required to serve as boardroom, seminar room or event space and Conference-X’s flexible, light and considered form balances functionality and elegance to meet a variety of purposes. EOOS has also designed the Leadchair Management collection of chairs, the result of a five-year development process. The new generation of swivel chair for management and conference areas embodies the design DNA of Walter Knoll with premium materials, high-quality craftsmanship and precision engineering.

Scale-Media, designed by Wolfgang C.R. Mezger, re-imagines the future of conferencing and communication. The customisable range of conference tables is available with a variety of table-top shapes, including rectangular, elliptical and trapezoid, to suit different workspace environments and floor plates. They have sculptural bases, veneer or painted surfaces and a high degree of integrated technology for an interconnected workforce.

Along with the design of its commercial products that aim to promote corporate leadership and identity, Walter Knoll continues to reimagine and advance the art of service and production. The new collection is now manufactured locally by skilled craftsmen to meet tight schedules and high standards – for more information, see the full range of products here in the Australian Collection Conferencing catalogue here


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