Experience Cutting-Edge European Furniture Designs For The Contract Market At Sandler Seating During NeoCon 2016 Space 1099

Sandler Seating focuses on delivering innovative designs and flexible furniture solutions for today’s workplace environments.

Chicago, IL [June 13, 2016] – SandlerSeating officially launches a number of new European collections at NeoCon 2016. The company continues its mission to deliver cutting-edge European designs to the U.S. contract market. Held annually in Chicago, NeoCon is North America’s largest three-day design exposition and conference for commercial interiors. Sandler Seating will be exhibiting on the 10th floor of the Merchandise Mart, space 1099.

“We are building on the momentum and buzz from last year’s show, with our Best of NeoCon award as the pinnacle of our success,” said Roy Sandler, CEO of Sandler Seating. “More than ever before, designers are searching for furniture solutions that are flexible and support a variety of workplace activities, and we are excited to unveil an expanded portfolio of innovative, forward-thinking, European designs – unique to our brand - for today’s commercial environments.”

Specializing in high-quality, cutting-edge collections designed by award-winning European designers, the company is focused on delivering one-of-a-kind furniture collections and concepts to the U.S. contract market. This year, Sandler Seating will highlight a number of collections manufactured by Tonon, one of Sandler’s brand partners. With careful attention to today’s workplace and commercial market trends and through the company’s strong connection to skillfully crafted European furniture manufacturers, Sandler can thoughtfully curate collections that the U.S. market is craving. Delivering products with innovative functionalities and modern, relevant designs are at the core of the Sandler brand, especially as design firms are increasingly developing products locally and globally.

Product Highlights

Riverside, designed by the award-winning designer Mac Stopa for the Tonon line, takes the lounge experience to exciting new levels. Visually impressive, delightfully comfortable, Riverside, made with the material the molded polyurethane material Soft Touch Plus, is light, easy to move and weatherproof making it flexible to place indoor or outdoor. Sandler’s Urban-inspired Loft, designed by Markus Kerker for the Tonon line, has a rounded, sumptuous silhouette making it the perfect complement to a classic or contemporary interior. Extremely cozy, fully upholstered and swivel base, use Loft in today’s workplace in lounge, lobby or gathering areas. The Up Lounge, designed by Martin Ballendat for the Tonon line, is an elegant seating solution for the modern sophisticated workplace that is contemporary and beautifully crafted. Up Lounge is upholstered in leather and available with a variety of chair bases including four-leg wood, polished aluminum swivel and black aluminum swivel. Depending on the environment, select a different base to change Up Lounge’s personality. Cocoon makes its appearance again this year and introduces a new privacy screen option that allows multiple Cocoon pods to create enclosed workspace areas. Cocoon also offers a footstool option.

Seating Design Competition Winner Announced at NeoCon

Sandler Seating announces the winner of its 2016 furniture design competition, which was launched January and ended May 2016. Concepts submitted by designers from the U.S., were posted online where a two-week voting period took place. Rick Marencic of JCJ Architects is the 2016 winner. Italian manufacturer Montbel will review the final design. Montbel is one of Sandler Seating’s brand partners and co-sponsor of the competition. The winner also receives a trip to Venice and the Montbel factory in Manzano, Italy. The winning design, as well as runner up designs, will be on display during NeoCon at the Sandler Seating showroom, space 1099.

Products Featured at NeoCon 2016

Garbo. The Garbo chair, from Sandler Seating’s Montbel collection, is a clever interpretation of nostalgic style. Garbo is a solid-wood frame chair with or without arms and an upholstered seat and seat back. Its overall characteristic is timeless and depending on finishes and details, Garbo can be the perfect seating solution for a classic or contemporary environment. For a more modern, trendy application, specify Garbo with its playful interpretation of a tufted seat back. Garbo’s seating frame selections include a range of light to dark wood options as well as lacquered and aniline finishes. Upholster in fabric or leather. Click here for more product details on Garbo.

Light. Like many of Sandler Seating’s Montbel collection products, Light has a distinct personality. A youthful interpretation of a classic design, Light is a durable solid wood and upholstered chair. Use Light for a dining, lounge or bar application. Available with or without arms and in a bar stool height, Light has an elegant, inviting aesthetic that can complement a range of styles and genres of design. Light can be upholstered in fabric for a more classic look or leather for a modern edge. Seating frame selections include a range of light to dark wood options as well as lacquered and aniline finishes. Light can easily change its look by upholstering in a smooth or tufted aesthetic. Click here for more product details on Light.

Loft. Inspired by loft living, the Loft lounge chair from our Tonon Collection is urban-inspired and brings an edgy lifestyle to the hospitality environment. Discreetly refined, Loft combines elegance with edge. Rounded edges and a sumptuous silhouette make this lounge chair the perfect complement to a range of styles whether it is classic or contemporary. Flowing lines and an iconic shape, Loft can stand alone or work in harmony with every other piece of furniture in the room. This cozy lounge chair is fully upholstered with a swivel base that is available in polished chrome or matte black finish. For a more residential feel or additional seating, a footstool is also available. Available in a wide range of leather colors and textures as well as customer’s own leather, Loft is always inviting and forever comfortable. Click here for more product details on Loft.

Nassau. A modern stacking chair designed by Marc Sadler for Sandler Seating’s Metalmobil seating collection, Nassau delivers European style in a comfortable, elegant chair. Perfect for indoor or outdoor environments, Nassau is an air-molded polypropylene chair that stacks 6 high. Available in 10 colors including bright, neutral and saturated. Nassau is a versatile seating option for almost any market segment including hospitality, contract, healthcare and education. Click here for more product details on Nassau.

Riverside. Designed by award-winning Mac Stopa for the Sandler Seating Tonon collection, Riverside takes the lounge experience to exciting new levels. Visually impressive and delightfully comfortable, Riverside is light, easy to move around and weatherproof, making it flexible enough to place inside or outside. Use Riverside in spas, poolside, or any lounge environment to make a statement or encourage conversation. Riverside is made with the material Soft Touch Plus  and a bi-component molded polyurethane and is available in a range of 8 colors. Click here for more product details on Riverside.

Up Lounge. Up, designed by Martin Ballendat for Sandler Seating’s Tonon collection, delivers a contemporary lounge chair that is a perfect complement to almost any environment whether it is a classic or modern interior. Originally introduced as a guest chair, Up has now been reimagined as a lounge chair with a contemporary, rounded silhouette and beautifully crafted, solid black walnut arms. Up has an elegance that is both classic and comfortable. Up is upholstered in leather and available with a variety of chair bases including four-leg wood, polished aluminum swivel and black aluminum swivel. Click here for more product details on Up Lounge.

About Sandler Seating

Originated in the U.K., Sandler has been delivering authentic, high-quality furniture since 1946. With roots in upholstery and seating craftsmanship, Sandler has extensive knowledge of the furniture industry delivering quality products to customers for nearly 70 years. Sandler has since expanded its furniture categories to include desking, contract accessories, and Woodlook® collections. Through strategic partnerships with European furniture companies, Sandler services the restaurant, hospitality and contract markets offering an extensive collection of unique products and furniture lines. In 1996 Sandler established its presence in the U.S. with a dedicated customer service team, distribution center and a sales force of over 80 independent sales representatives offering national coverage in all market segments. As part of Sandler’s environmental stewardship, the company sources wood only from certified sustainable sources and uses recyclable materials. Sandler brands include Sandler Seating, Sandler Office and Sandler Woodlook.