Nap at work? Yes.

In many countries, there is a cultural stigma revolving around the notion of ‘napping on the job’, but with longer working hours and the quest for employee productivity, catching a few Zzzzzs in the workplace (and in general) has been scientifically proven to demonstrate benefits. Working together with the Fraunhofer-Institut für Arbeitswirtschaft und Organisation (Fraunhofer Institute […] Read more

Haworth receives multiple design awards

American professional furniture maker Haworth has won several design awards for multiple products. The awards include Architizer, the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) and the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). Products that were recognized include the lounge chairs Windowseat and Harbor Work Lounge as well as bluescape, Haworth’s cloud-based technology that ‘accelerates decision-making […] Read more

Haworth pledges USD 3 million gift to Clemson University

American professional furniture maker Haworth has pledged a gift of USD 3 million to Clemson University’s Watt Family Innovation Center now under construction in the centre of campus. The partnership between Clemson and Haworth is a comprehensive engagement in collaborative research activities, product use and demonstration, and philanthropic support, university officials said. The gift from […] Read more

Haworth publishes ninth Sustainability Report

American professional furniture maker Haworth published its ninth annual Sustainability Report, which outlines the company’s goal to remove 56 chemicals of concern from its products, globally, by the end of 2015. The 56 chemicals were selected based on a review of common materials identified by customers, governments or nongovernment organizations as potentially harmful to users’ […] Read more

Haworth completes purchase of Poltrona Frau Group

American maker of professional furniture Haworth has concluded its purchase of the Poltrona Frau Group, which was first announced early February this year. Haworth Italy Holding S.r.l. completed the purchase of 58.6 % share capital of Poltrona Frau S.p.A. from Charme Investments and Moschini S.r.l. Haworth has purchased from Charme Investments 71,895,074 shares of Poltrona […] Read more

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