Awards and Recognition

Jun 2015 Professional Runner Up | Core77 Design Awards Mimeo was selected as a Professional Runner Up in the Furniture & Lighting category. Recognizing excellence in all areas of design enterprise, the Core77 Design Awards celebrates the richness of the design profession and its practitioners. Mimeo was chosen among thousands of entrants for its outstanding insight, creativity, intent and execution.
Apr 2015 Architizer A+ Awards Popular Choice Winner Mimeo was selected as the Popular Choice Winner in the Seating - Contract category. The Architizer A+ Awards are a global architectural award program with over 60 categories recognizing the best of the best. A collection of 200 judges choose five finalists in each category. Popular Choice Winners were determined by public voting.
Dec 2014 Readers' Choice Award Honorable Mention | Interiors & Sources Further received an Honorable Mention from Interiors & Sources in the Editor's Choice category. Interiors & Sources'readers cast their votes for this award that showcases the latest and greatest products in the commercial interior design industry.
Nov 2014 Bronze Award | Spark Design Awards Mimeo received a 2014 Spark Bronze Design Award in the Product & Health Design category. Spark's mission is to promote better living through better design.
Nov 2014 Product Innovation Awards | Architectural Products Mimeo received the 2014 Architectural Products Product Innovation Award (PIA) in the furnishing category. Mimeo, The PIA honors innovation in the development and refinement of building-related products that range from cladding systems to interior finishes. A group of 50 independent industry professionals judged this year's competition.
Jun 2014 Silver Award: Best of NeoCon Allsteel received Best of NeoCon Silver for Mimeo in the Seating: Ergonomic Desk/Task category. This year's competition attracted more than 410 entries, and is sponsored by Contract magazine, Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc., the International Interior Design Association(IIDA), the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), and McMorrow Report.
Jun 2014 Silver Award: Best of NeoCon Allsteel received Best of NeoCon Silver for Beyond Designer for Revit in the Software Technologies category. This year's competition attracted more than 410 entries, and is sponsored by Contract magazine, Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc., the International Interior Design Association(IIDA), the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), and McMorrow Report.
Mar 2014 Architizer A+ Awards Popular Choice Winner Clarity was selected as the Popular Choice Winner in the Products+Partnerships category. The Architizer A+ Awards are a global architectural award program with over 60 categories recognizing the best of the best. A collection of 200 judges choose five finalists in each category. Popular Choice Winners were determined by public voting.
Mar 2014 Architizer A+ Awards Finalist Beyond was selected as finalist in the Products+Work category. The Architizer A+ Awards are a global architectural award program with over 60 categories recognizing the best of the best. A collection of 200 judges choose five finalists in each category.
Jan 2014 Top Products Award | Building Operating Management Beyond was featured as one of the Building Operating Management 2014 Top Products out of 465 possible products. The awards recognize the most popular manufacturer and suppliers of the year, as determined by building and facility executives who participate in a national survey. The winners are 100% reader selected.
Dec 2013 Good Design Award | European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies & Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design Chosen from thousands of entries, Further was recognized its excellence in design and awarded Good Design in the furniture category.
Jul 2013 Bronze | International Design Excellence Award Clarity received Bronze in the office and productivity category for IDSA’s International Design Excellence Award competition. Clarity stood out among over 600 applicants for its excellence in design.
Jun 2013 Gold Award | Best of NeoCon Allsteel received Best of NeoCon Gold for Further in the systems furniture category. This year’s competition attracted 400 entries, and is sponsored by Contract magazine, Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc., the International Interior Design Association (IIDA), the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), and McMorrow Report.com.
Jun 2013 Gold Award | Best of NeoCon Allsteel received Best of NeoCon Gold for the Square Foot Budgeting Calculator in the software technologies category. This year’s competition attracted 400 entries, and is sponsored by Contract magazine, Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc., the International Interior Design Association (IIDA), the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), and McMorrow Report.com.
May 2013 Honorable Mention | INDEX & Office Exhibition The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) awarded the Allsteel Clarity chair an Honorable Mention at the 2013 INDEX & Office Exhibition Product Design Awards, for the seating category, in Dubai, UAE.
Jan 2013 Good Design Award | European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies & Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design Chosen from thousands of entries, Clarity was recognized its excellence in design and awarded Good Design in the furniture category.
Jan 2013 Good Design Award | European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies & Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design Chosen from thousands of entries, Beyond was recognized its excellence in design and awarded Good Design in the furniture category.
Nov 2012 Best of Year Honoree | Interior Design From the Gather collection, Harvest table was voted a finalist for Interior Design’s Best of Year in the contract furniture: tables category. Winners of the award were announced in New York City in front of hundreds of designers and contract furniture peers.
Nov 2012 Readers’ Choice Award Honorable Mention & Best Table | Interiors & Sources The newly launched Aware table received Honorable Mention from Interiors & Sources’ readers for Best Table of 2012. Allsteel’s Harvest table was chosen as readers’ choice for Best Table in 2012. The publication’s readership casts votes for this award that gives recognition to the most inspirational products in the market.
Nov 2012 Product Design Award 2013 | iF Allsteel’s newest seating collection, Clarity, received international recognition for excellence in design from iF. The iF award is a ‘seal of quality’ that is among the most important awards for innovative product design worldwide
Sep 2012 Outstanding Website – Web Marketing Association Allsteel won this award for outstanding achievement in web development for the work they performed with DesignKitchen to improve the allsteeloffice.com website.
June 2012 Gold Award – Best of NeoCon 2012 Allsteel received first place in Best of NeoCon for Beyond, in the architectural products category. Beyond is a collection of frameless, moveable, glass walls. This year’s competition attracted 325 entries, and is sponsored by Contract magazine, Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc., the International Interior Design Association (IIDA), the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), and McMorrow Report.com.
June 2012 Product Innovation Award – Buildings Magazine Beyond received another award for its’ frameless glass walls that are easy and quick to move for a multitude of needs. Beyond will be featured in Buildings magazine in September 2012.
Aug 2011 Product Innovation Award – Buildings Magazine The Gather Collection was named a grand prize winner in the Furniture Systems and Accessories category for its inventive, yet concise, practical design.
July 2011 Best Industry Recycling Program – Iowa Recycling Association Allsteel was among seven other honorees for this annual statewide award, cited for its longstanding history or and commitment to recycling initiative, including landfill reduction efforts.
June 2011 Green Good Design Award - European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies & Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design Chosen from thousands of entries, Inspire was recognized for sustainable design by this edition of the prodigious Good Design award.
June 2011 Dealer’s Choice Aligned Silver Award – Office Furniture Dealers Alliance Based on the OFDA Dealer Satisfaction Survey, Allsteel was chosen for its manufacturer performance in categories that included training, product lines, service and support, sales and marketing, management and technology.
Jun 2011 Gold Award – People’s Choice Best of NeoCon 2011 Involve was honored with a Gold Award in the Casegoods category in the second year of this online competition where more than 80,000 votes were cast. The competition is sponsored by Contract Magazine and Designer Pages.
Jun 2011 Silver Award – People’s Choice Best of NeoCon 2011 Gather was honored with a Silver Award in the Seating: Sofas and Lounge category in the second year of this online competition where more than 80,000 votes were cast. The competition is sponsored by Contract Magazine and Designer Pages. .
Jun 2011 Silver Award – Best of NeoCon 2011 Gather was honored with a Silver Award in the Education Solutions category in this industry-recognized competition that garnered over 300 product entries. The competition is sponsored by Contract Magazine, Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc., IIDA, IFMA, and McMorrowReport.com, and was judged by interior designers and facilities management professionals.
Jun 2011 Silver Award – Best of NeoCon 2011 Gather was honored with a Silver Award in the Seating: Sofas and Lounge category in this industry-recognized competition that garnered over 300 product entries. The competition is sponsored by Contract Magazine, Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc., IIDA, IFMA, and McMorrowReport.com, and was judged by interior designers and facilities management professionals.
Jun 2011 Silver Award – Best of NeoCon 2011 Involve was honored with a Silver Award in the Casegoods category in this industry-recognized competition that garnered over 300 product entries. The competition is sponsored by Contract Magazine, Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc., IIDA, IFMA, and McMorrowReport.com, and was judged by interior designers and facilities management professionals.
Jun 2011 Editor’s Choice Award – Best of NeoCon 2011 Gather was honored with an Editor’s Choice in the Seating: Benches category specifically for its Mind- Share and Rise in this industry-recognized competition that garnered over 300 product entries. The competition is sponsored by Contract Magazine, Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc., IIDA, IFMA, and McMorrowReport.com, and was judged by interior designers and facilities management professionals.
May 2011 Presidential Commendation Award – IIDA’s Middle East Office Awards Inspire was honored with a special Presidential Commendation award for its innovation, function and aesthetic advancements at the premiere office furniture expo in the Middle East.
Dec 2010 Good Design Award – Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies Stride Benching and the Sit-to-Stand Worksurface were both recognized by one of the world’s most prestigious global awards for new product design.
Oct 2010 Green Good Design Award - European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies & Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design Chosen from thousands of entries, Stride and the Toronto Resource center were recognized for sustainable design by this new edition of the prodigious Good Design award.
Sep 2010 Silver and Bronze Award - IIDEX/NeoCon Canada Innovation Awards The Seek chair earned a Silver Award in the Seating: Desk/Workstation Chair category while Stride Benching was awarded the Bronze for Furniture Systems Enhancements at the premier office furniture expo in Canada.
Jun 2010 Gold Award – Best of NeoCon 2010 Stride Benching was honored with a Gold Award in the Furniture Systems: Enhancements category in this industry-recognized competition that garnered over 300 product entries. The competition is sponsored by Contract Magazine, Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc., IIDA, IFMA, and McMorrowReport.com, and was judged by interior designers and facilities management professionals.
Jun 2010 Gold and Silver Award – Best of NeoCon 2010 The Seek chair was a double honoree with a Gold Award in the Seating: Stacking category and a Silver in the Seating: Guest category. The competition is sponsored by Contract Magazine, Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc., IIDA, IFMA, and McMorrowReport.com, and was judged by interior designers and facilities management professionals.
Jun 2010 Silver Award – Best of NeoCon 2010 The Sit-to-Stand Worksurface received a Silver Award in the Worksurfaces: Height Adjustable category. The competition is sponsored by Contract Magazine, Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc., IIDA, IFMA, and McMorrowReport.com, and was judged by interior designers and facilities management professionals.
Feb 2010 The Office Awards – Dubai Office Exhibition In the award program’s inaugural year, Stride was honored with a Gold Award and Acuity with a Silver Award at the premier office furniture expo in the Mid East.
Jan 2010 Editors’ Choice: Top 100 Products for 2010 – Buildings Magazine Link was recognized by the editors of Buildings magazine as one of the Top 100 Product solutions.
Dec 2009 Good Design Award – Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies Chosen among over 500 entries, Stride was honored with this award from one of the world’s oldest and most recognized programs for design excellence worldwide.
Sep 2009 Silver Award - IIDEX/NeoCon Canada Innovation Awards Stride received accolades at the premier office furniture expo in Canada with a Silver Award in the Furniture Systems category.
Jun 2009 Silver Award – Best of NeoCon 2009 Stride was the only product honored with an award in the Furniture Systems category of this industry-recognized competition. Sponsored by Contract Magazine, Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc., IIDA, IFMA, and McMorrowReport.com, the competition garnered almost 400 entries.
Jun 2009 Green Good Design Award - European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies & Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design In the award program’s inaugural year, Allsteel was recognized in the Corporations category for lean and “green” manufacturing. This new edition of the prodigious Good Design award was developed to emphasize the importance of sustainable design and develop public awareness about which companies are doing the best job towards that goal.
Dec 2008 Merit Award – Interior Design Magazine Annual Best Of Year Products Acuity was selected as a finalist in the Conference & Task Seating category in this preeminent design competition recognizing superior design projects and product.
Sep 2008 Bronze Award – IIDEX/NeoCon Canada Innovation Awards An elite team of judges selected Acuity to win a Bronze Innovation Award in the Seating category at IIDEX/NeoCon, the premier office furniture expo in Canada.
Jul 2008 Sustainable Leadership Award for Design and Development 2008 Allsteel and HOK received this award recognizing their creative approach to sustainability challenges and commitment to producing tangible outcomes for the Allsteel Resource Centers. This award was presented in partnership with CoreNet Global, IIDA, and AIA.
Jun 2008 Silver Award – Best of NeoCon 2008 Acuity was honored with a Silver Award in the Seating: Ergonomic Desk/Task category in this industry- recognized competition that garnered over 350 product entries. The competition, sponsored by Contract Magazine, Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc., IIDA, IFMA, and McMorrowReport.com, recognizes the top new products introduced at NeoCon.
Jun 2008 Editors’ Choice: Top 100 Products for 2008 – Buildings Magazine Acuity was recognized by the editors of Buildings magazine as one of the Top 100 Product solutions.
Dec 2007 Good Design Award – Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design The Merge Powerbay Table captures this award in one of the oldest and most prestigious industrial and graphic design competitions.
Oct 2007 2007 Innovations Award – Buildings Magazine The Merge Adaptive Table was recognized with a Citation of Excellence award in the Workplace Productivity category.
Sep 2007 Silver Award – IIDEX/NeoCon Canada Innovation Awards The Ahrend 500 Bench was honored at IIDEX/NeoCon Canada with a Silver Innovation Award in the Furniture Systems category.
Aug 2007 Creative Excellence in Business Advertising Award - American Business Media. BBDO’s Reach ad for Allsteel named a finalist in this competition which recognizes achievement in business to business advertising.
Jun 2007 OFDA (Office Furniture Dealers Alliance) Dealers’ Choice – Circle of Excellence Award for Sales and Marketing, Service and Support, and Dealer Training Based on the OFDA Dealer Satisfaction Survey, Allsteel was recognized for best in class performance in three categories.
Apr 2007 Best of Show – The TFM show Relate was honored with the Best of Show award for Interiors at this annual show sponsored by Today’s Facility Manager magazine.
Jan 2007 Best of Gensler The San Francisco Resource Center received this award for design excellence among top domestic and international projects completed by Gensler
Dec 2006 Merit Award – Interior Design Magazine Annual Best Of Year Review Interior Design’s December 2006 issue highlighted the San Francisco Resource Center as one of the best new Showrooms of the year.
Dec 2006 Editors’ Choice: Top 100 Products for 2006 – Buildings Magazine Relate and Merge were recognized in Buildings magazine’s annual review as two of the Top 100 innovative product solutions.
Sep 2006 Gold and Silver Awards – Best of IIDEX/NeoCon Canada 2006 Clerk, Reach, and Merge all received accolades at the premier office furniture expo in Canada. In the Files and Storage category, Clerk captured a Gold Award and Reach captured a Silver Award. Merge captured a Silver Award in the Innovative Product competition.
Jun 2006 2006 Innovations Award – Buildings Magazine Relate received the Grand Prize in this awards competition sponsored by Buildings magazine and presented at NeoCon. Relate captured this award in the Workplace Productivity Solutions category.
Jun 2006 Gold Award – Best of NeoCon 2006 Merge won a Gold Award in the Conference Table category in this coveted competition that drew 370 product entries in 30 categories, and was judged by designers and facilities professionals. The competition is sponsored by Contract Magazine, Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc., IIDA, IFMA, and McMorrowReport.com.
Apr 2006 Honorable Mention – I.D. Magazine 2006 Annual Design Review Reach received an Honorable Mention in the furniture category. I.D.’s Annual Design Review recognizes the best product, furniture, graphic and environment designs.
Mar 2006 Adex Award – Design Journal’s 2005 Awards for Design Excellence Reach received a Platinum Award and Align received a Silver Award for design excellence in recognition of superior product design – furnishings marketed to the architectural and design industry.
Dec 2005 Editors’ Choice: Top 100 Products for 2005 – Buildings Magazine Reach was chosen by readers and editors as one of the top 100 products in this annual review.
Jun 2005 Gold Award – Best of NeoCon 2005 Align was honored with a Gold Award in the Furniture Systems category in this industry-recognized competition that garnered over 300 product entries. The competition, sponsored by Contract Magazine, Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc., IIDA, IFMA, and McMorrowReport.com, was judged by sixty interior designers and facilities management professionals.
Jun 2005 Gold Award – Best of NeoCon 2005 Reach received a Gold Award in the Files and Storage category in this industry-recognized competition that garnered over 300 product entries. The competition, sponsored by Contract Magazine, Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc., IIDA, IFMA, and McMorrowReport.com, was judged by sixty interior designers and facilities management professionals.
Jun 2005 OFDA (Office Furniture Dealers Alliance) Dealers' Choice - Circle of Excellence Award for Management, 2005 For the fourth consecutive year, Allsteel has been recognized by OFDA. The award is based on the OFDA Dealer Satisfaction Index survey and is designed to recognize best of class performance.
Jun 2005 2005 Innovations Award – Buildings Magazine Reach received the Grand Prize in this awards competition sponsored by Buildings magazine and presented at NeoCon. Reach captured this award in the Workplace Flexibility Solutions category for demonstrating efficiency, functionality, and aesthetics in the workplace.
Apr 2005 Adex Award – Design Journal’s 2004 Awards for Design Excellence Sum was named a Platinum Award winner in recognition of superior product design – furnishings marketed to the architectural and design industry.
Mar 2005 Bottom Line Design Award – Business 2.0 Magazine Sum was given an Honorable Mention in this inaugural award competition sponsored by Business 2.0 and judges by a jury of design professionals.
Mar 2005 2005 International Die Casting Competition Award Allsteel’s Get Set was honored for its Nesting Latch casting by the North American Die Casting Association. The Nesting Latch was the winner in the Aluminum Die Casting under 1 lb. category in the 2005 CastExpo ’05 Casting Competition.
Feb 2005 Design Distinction – I.D. Magazine 2004 Annual Design Review Sum chair captured the Design Distinction Award in the furniture category. I.D.’s Annual Design Review recognizes the best product, furniture, graphic and environment designs. This annual showcase has recorded the evolution of design, and highlighted its impact on our material and visual culture.
Jan 2005 Good Design Award – Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design Sum chair was honored with this prestigious award recognizing designers and manufacturers for advancing new and innovative product thinking and for stretching the envelope beyond what is considered standard design. Sum was selected as a winner in the Office Furniture Product Design category.
Dec 2004 2004 Product Reports – Architectural Record Annual Review Allsteel’s Terrace with Pantone was among the top products in 2004 in this annual review by a jury of designers, architects, and editors.
Dec 2004 Editors’ Choice: Top 100 Products for 2004 – Buildings Magazine The Sum chair was chosen by readers and editors as one of the top 100 products in this annual review.
Nov 2004 Pollution Prevention Award - EPA Allsteel and The HON Company won this regional recognition from the Environmental Protection Agency for case studies at both companies.
Oct 2004 Excellence in Architecture Award – AIA Chicago Allsteel’s Dallas Resource Center received an Honor Award for excellence in interior design. The jury’s comments stated that the project provided a wonderful sense of place. Projects were chosen based on planning, design, and execution of building projects.
Sep 2004 Gold Award – IIDEX Best of Show Awards The Sum chair won a Gold Award for product design at the 2004 IIDEX/NeoCon Canada show. The Interior Designers of Canada judged projects based on creativity, functionality, and the enrichment they bring to every day life.
Aug 2004 Design Excellence Award – IIDA Texas Chapter The Dallas Resource Center was honored with an award for Retail Design Excellence in this annual competition at MetroCon. “The use of light and dark within a large volume is provocative and intriguing,” commented one of the jurors.
Jun 2004 2004 Industrial Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) Allsteel’s Get Set chair won A Bronze IDEA award at this annual contest, sponsored by Business Week and juried by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA). The competition honors the best product designs of the year.
Jun 2004 2004 Innovations Award – Buildings Magazine Allsteel and its Sum chair was named as Grand Prize winner in this annual awards competition sponsored by Buildings magazine and presented at NeoCon. Sum captured the top award in the Product Performance category for demonstrating aesthetics, durability, and ease of use in the workplace.
Jun 2004 OFDA (Office Furniture Dealers Alliance) Dealers' Choice - Circle of Excellence Award for Sales and Marketing, 2004 The award is based on the OFDA Dealer Satisfaction Index survey and is designed to recognize best of class performance.
Jun 2004 Best of Show – 2004 Design Journal NeoCon Award Sum Chair was recognized with a Best of Show award, citing that it was one of the premier products in its class. Best of show recognizes superior product design introduced at industry trade shows.
May 2004 Award of Excellence – 2004 Montreal International Interior Design Show (SIDIM) Awards Sum Chair was honored with a First Place Award of Excellence for New Product at the annual Montreal Design Show.
Apr 2004 New Product Design Award – Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI) Get Set received the First Place Award, Furniture Category in this competition that recognizes companies for innovation in unique and creative applications. The judges evaluate design, process, tooling, materials, finishing and markets.
Apr 2004 2004 Best of Show – TFM Show Annual Product Competition #19 was awarded Best of Show in the furniture category during the 2004 TFM Show and Conference. The show attracts decision makers and facility executives who have the opportunity to evaluate products and services while attending the show.
Mar 2004 Antron Design Award, 2004 Allsteel and Gunlocke, divisions of HNI Corporation, shared the spotlight as their combined showrooms were named a Retail Merit Winner in this prestigious award program. “This installation demonstrates a creative use of carpet that delineates circulation paths and function zones,” commented one of the jurors.
Feb 2004 Good Design Award – Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design Get Set was honored with this prestigious award recognizing designers and manufacturers for advancing new and innovative product thinking and for stretching the envelope beyond what is considered standard design. Get Set was selected as a winner in the Office Furniture Product Design category
Jan 2004 Gold Award – INDesign Indiana Product Design Exhibition #19 was selected as a Gold Award winner in the Indiana Product Design Exhibition hosted by the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette. Over sixty entries were judged in this competition of noted designers and manufacturers in this first-ever exhibition showcasing Indiana designers and their creations.
Dec 2003 2003 Editors’ Choice – Top Product Picks Buildings Magazine Annual Award Get Set was named by Buildings magazine as one of the top 100 products in its annual December issue. Get Set was selected for its excellence in product design, performance characteristics, solutions applicability and reader interest.
Dec 2003 2003 Product Reports Architectural Record Magazine Annual Review Terrace 2.6 was recognized among the top products of 2003 in this annual juried selection. Products were chosen based on innovation, design, and real world performance.
Nov 2003 Evergreen Furniture Award 2003 – GSA, National Furniture Center Award Awarded annually, this honor acknowledges the environmental efforts of GSA’s industry partners in the area of waste prevention, recycling, model facility, affirmative procurement, and environmental preferability. Allsteel shared this award with The HON Company.
Nov 2003 Acclaim Award for Product Design Achievement – IIDA Southern California Chapter Annual Award #19 won the Corporate Section/Task Seating category. The evaluation considered: innovation in form, function, and materials; use of technology; quality of materials; environmental benefits; and price point.
Nov 2003 2003 Regional Design Annual – Print magazine Print magazine honored the #19 product brochure with regional recognition for design of printed publications. The brochure was among the Best of California North submittals.
Nov 2003 Environmental Graphics - Communications Arts Design Annual 44 Communications Arts honored the Allsteel Chicago Resource Center/NeoCon 2002 in this acclaimed design annual. The environmental graphics supported the #19 launch and reinforced the idea that this chair is ‘part human’.
Oct 2003 Best of Gensler Award – Corporate Award for Best Design – Gensler Project The Allsteel Dallas showroom took a “Best of Gensler” Award in this prestigious internal award. The jury’s comments stated that the project has interpreted regionalism without clichés. Great aesthetics. It is artful, rigorous, and pragmatic.
Oct 2003 Bronze Award – I.D. Magazine 2003 Annual Interactive Media Design Review #19 website captured a bronze award and was recognized among the top-ranking sites of the year.
Jun 2003 OFDA (Office Furniture Dealers Alliance) Dealers' Choice - Circle of Excellence Award for Management, 2003 For the second year, Allsteel was recognized with this prestigious award. Over 400 dealers participated in this evaluation of primary suppliers in key categories.
May 2003 Award of Excellence – 2003 Montreal International Interior Design Show (SIDIM) Awards #19 was honored with a First Place Award of Excellence for New Product, and Get Set with a Second Place Award in the same category at the 2003 Montreal Design Show.
May 2003 Design 100: 2003 – Metropolitan Home Magazine list of the 100 best in design, architecture, food, and gardening #19 is among the 100 best in this prestigious list compiled and voted on by the editors of Metropolitan Home. Readers of the magazine rely on the list as a chronicle of newsworthy design. #19 is cited as a groundbreaking piece of engineering.
Apr 2003 Best of Category – I.D. Magazine 2003 Annual Design Review #19 captured top honors from this prestigious juried design-recognition program as the best of category winner in furniture. The Design Review showcases the best American and international design and selected #19 for it’s “creativity, beauty and functionality.”
Mar 2003 Best Fresh Idea – BiZBash Event Style Awards Allsteel’s #19 New York Launch Event was recognized by the event industry’s leading media association. The launch event “turned office chairs into dramatic décor” as aerialists performed among an installation of 50 hanging #19 chairs.
Mar 2003 Adex Award – Design Journal’s 2002 Awards for Design Excellence Landscape Surfaces received a Platinum Award and #19 a Silver Award for design excellence in recognition of superior product design of furnishings marketed to the architectural and design industry.
Mar 2003 DuPont Antron Design Award, 2003 Allsteel’s Washington D.C. Resource Center was named the Retail Category Winner. The award recognizes designers who are setting new standards of creativity in commercial interior design through the innovative use of carpet.
Jan 2003 AME Gold Medallion – New York Festivals Award for Advertising/ Marketing Effectiveness Allsteel’s #19 advertising campaign was honored with this international recognition of the World’s Best Work in advertising and marketing effectiveness in communications. The #19 print ads were chosen for this top award from 16,000 entries representing 64 countries.
Dec 2002 Architectural Record Product Reports 2002 - Editors’ Picks #19 was among the 13 outstanding new products that captured the attention of the editor and jury for this publications annual product reports. Products were selected based on innovation, design, and performance in the real world. #19 was the only product chosen from the furnishings category.
Oct 2002 Business Week/Architectural Record Good Design is Good Business Award Allsteel, and its headquarter facility, were honored by Business Week and Architectural Record magazines in their annual "Good Design is Good Business" award competition. Sponsored by the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the award celebrates outstanding collaboration of architects and clients who together are creating the most innovative and successful facilities for organizations around the world. Allsteel was one of 11 "top honors" of over 200 worldwide entries.
Oct 2002 Good Design Award – Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design #19 was honored with this prestigious award recognizing designers and manufacturers for advancing new and innovative product thinking and for stretching the envelope beyond what is considered standard design. #19 was selected as a winner in the Product Design category.
Oct 2002 Chicago AIA 2002 Excellence in Architecture Award AIA Chicago awarded Allsteel corporate headquarters with the Citation of Merit 2002 Excellence in Architecture Award - “recognizing excellence in interior architecture”.
Sep 2002 Architecture Magazine ACE Award Allsteel was recognized as one of the architectural industry's best manufacturers. Qualified architectural professionals were asked to make their selections for the best manufacturers in the field for products and services that exemplified excellence in durability, customer service, value and design.
Jul 2002 Communication Arts awarded #19 website as Site of the Week. This well respected graphic arts publication recognized Allsteel’s #19 for its successful site. Described as “simple, smooth and gracefully interactive, the content is presented in a fresh, consumer-oriented way”. The Allsteel site boasted visitor activity increases of 35% with the launch of the #19 site.
Jun 2002 OFDA (Office Furniture Dealers Alliance) Dealers' Choice Award- Manufacturer of the Year, 2002 OFDA honors the manufacturer that receives the highest satisfaction ratings by its dealers in five key categories: training, product lines, service and support, sales and marketing, and management. In winning the Manufacturer of the Year, Allsteel was rated as No 1 in Management and Training.
May 2002 Architectural Record Excellence in Advertising Award A distinguished architectural panel of jurors recognized Allsteel and seven other advertisers for successful ad campaigns. The #19 ad campaign was chosen from among 200 entrants as communicating effectively to the architect and design professional.
Mar 2002 Iowa Recognition for Performance Excellence Award The Iowa Quality Council, the Iowa Business Council, and the Office of the Governor awarded Allsteel Concensys Business Unit with this award that honors businesses in the state that complete a strenuous self- examination of their leadership, strategic planning, customer focus, human resources focus, process management focus, and business results. Of twelve applicants in two years, only 4 Iowa businesses have achieved this level of performance.
Mar 2002 DuPont Antron Design Awards, 2002 As a two event Merit winner, Allsteel corporate headquarters and the Los Angeles Resource Center were recognized by the DuPont Antron award jury. The award honors designers who are setting new standards of creativity in commercial interior design through the innovative use of carpet.
Jun 2001 IIDA Award for Superlative Design Allsteel corporate headquarters was recognized with a superlative design award at the annual IIDA Interior Design Competition held during NeoCon and co- sponsored by Interior Design magazine.