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Interior Design’s Best of Year Awards honor the best projects and products of 2014. The design industry’s best and brightest turned out in masse to celebrate Interior Design‘s 9th annual Best of Year Awards, held at Frank Gehry’s IAC Building in New York. The space filled quickly with 1,000 designers, architects and manufacturers excited to learn the winners in both the Products and Projects sections of the awards.
In the product category, there were 4 office products that stood out:
The Juice Power System
The Juice Power System is the world’s first easy-to-use modular power system with exchangeable power components. It uses unique “Juice Connectors” — or magnetic connections — that allow anyone to easily and safely connect and disconnect power when reconfiguring tables. The Juice Power System is ideal for K-12, higher education and office use in applications such as modular classrooms, collaboration spaces, training rooms, think tanks or anywhere mobile devices are used.
The power of possibilities. Its three sleek mounting styles—monument, hole mount or edge mount—and wide range of power, data and USB options are only the beginning. The big story is MyPower’s interchangeable inserts. Fabrics. Metals. Molded plastics. Graphics. It’s ideal for branding or instructional messaging in hospitality and educational spaces. You can even add fun-ctionality with a whiteboard or refillable sticky notes. MyPower from Byrne. Your imagination is the only limit.
SOTO II Worktools
SOTO II Worktools are hardworking tools that optimize real estate while meeting the needs of mobile and residential workers in open plan environments. Designed to seamlessly integrate with new and existing workspaces, SOTO II worktools include everything from scalable privacy to storage options for items such as bags and laptops. All tools are available with antimicrobial treatments. The breadth of the line offers employees control of storage, technology and organization to enhance productivity.
And the winner is…
Hitch Storage is a versatile shelving system based off a platform of blocks built to inspire creativity. Hitch is comprised of three box sizes, one storage block with doors, a platform base, and simple clips that can all be painted or finished in endless color options, and can be configured and reconfigured into any storage solution. Hitch features a solid hardwood box construction with ash veneer that can be finished in any of OFS Brands standard finishes, along with aluminum clips and legs.