Awards and Recognition

Dec 2017 Good Design Award | European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies & Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design Chosen from thousands of entries, Retreat was recognized its excellence in design and awarded Good Design in the furniture category.
Dec 2017 Record Products of 2017 | Architectural Record Retreat was named a Record Product of 2017 in the Best Furnishings category. Architectural Record's annual competition for best new products of the year attracted more than 250 entries. Our independent jury of designers selected 57 innovative winners, of which the Best in Category received the top numerical rankings. In addition, RECORD editors scrutinized the winners through the lens of their own reporting and highlighted other favorites.
Dec 2017 Record Products of 2017 | Architectural Record Vicinity was named a Record Product of 2017 in the Best Furnishings category. Architectural Record's annual competition for best new products of the year attracted more than 250 entries. Our independent jury of designers selected 57 innovative winners, of which the Best in Category received the top numerical rankings. In addition, RECORD editors scrutinized the winners through the lens of their own reporting and highlighted other favorites.
Dec 2017 Best of Year Winner | Interior Design Retreat was named a finalist and winner in the Seating: Contract/Guest category. For over 80 years, Interior Design magazine has been the essential design authority for every professional, on all projects, throughout the design process. They connect the industry, promoting creative leadership, innovation and collaboration across a wide range of practice areas and platforms.
Oct 2017 WELL Certified Gold | International Well Building Institute Allsteel's LA Showroom was the first to achieve WELL Certified Gold Status in the Retail Pilot Program. WELL is a building certification that is focused solely on the health and wellness of building occupants. The certification is awarded at one of three levels (Silver, Gold and Platinum) and is based on seven categories relevant to occupant health in the built environment – air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, comfort and mind.
Sep 2017 Iowa Top Workplace | Des Moines Register Allsteel was named an "Iowa Top Workplace" by the Des Moines Register in the midsized company category. This honor is based on the results of employee feedback.
May 2017 NYCxDESIGN Finalist | Interior Design Vicinity was named a finalist in the Seating category. For over 80 years, Interior Design magazine has been the essential design authority for every professional, on all projects, throughout the design process. They connect the industry, promoting creative leadership, innovation and collaboration across a wide range of practice areas and platforms.
Jan 2017 Good Design Award | European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies & Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design Chosen from thousands of entries, Clubhouse was recognized its excellence in design and awarded Good Design in the furniture category.
Jan 2017 Good Design Award | European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies & Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design Chosen from thousands of entries, Reflect was recognized its excellence in design and awarded Good Design in the furniture category.
Dec 2016 Best of Year Winner - Interior Design Reflect was named a finalist in the Seating: Contract/Lounge category. For over 80 years, Interior Design magazine has been the essential design authority for every professional, on all projects, throughout the design process. They connect the industry, promoting creative leadership, innovation and collaboration across a wide range of practice areas and platforms.
Dec 2016 Best of Year Honoree - Interior Design Approach was named a finalist in the Seating: Contract/Case Goods category. For over 80 years, Interior Design magazine has been the essential design authority for every professional, on all projects, throughout the design process. They connect the industry, promoting creative leadership, innovation and collaboration across a wide range of practice areas and platforms.
Jun 2016 Silver Award - Best of NeoCon Allsteel received Best of NeoCon Silver for Approach in the Case Goods category. This year’s competition attracted more than 400 entries and was sponsored by Contract magazine, Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc., the International Interior Design Association (IIDA), the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), and The McMorrow Reports for Facilities Management.
Apr 2016 Jury Winner - Architizer A+ Awards Parallel was selected as the Popular Choice Winner in the Furniture - 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.
Jan 2016 Good Design Award - European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies & Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design
Dec 2015 Best of Year Winner - Interior Design Mimeo was named the winner in the Seating: Contract/Task category. For over 80 years, Interior Design magazine has been the essential design authority for every professional, on all projects, throughout the design process. They connect the industry, promoting creative leadership, innovation and collaboration across a wide range of practice areas and platforms. This award acknowledges Mimeo’s advances in technology and aesthetics.
Dec 2015 Readers’ Choice Award Winner - Interiors & Sources Beyond was name Best Architectural in the Interiors & Sources Reader’s Choice Awards. Interiors & Sources’ readers cast their votes for this award that showcases the latest and greatest products in the commercial interior design industry.
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.