Press Releases

September 26, 2014
Humanscale Healthcare Enhances Care Through Ergonomic Design at HFSE

At Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo (HFSE) 2014, Humanscale Healthcare will underscore its extensive capability as a partner to healthcare organizations.

June 5, 2014
Humanscale Announces New Design Partnerships

Humanscale, the pioneer of workplace ergonomics, today announced two new partnerships with acclaimed industrial designers Don Chadwick and Todd Bracher.

May 16, 2014
Humanscale Showcases Designs at Hospital Build and Infrastructure in Dubai

Humanscale, the global leader in healthcare ergonomics, will make its debut at this year’s Hospital Build and Infrastructure trade show, 2 - 4 June 2014, at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, UAE.

February 23, 2014
Humanscale Displays Ergonomic Healthcare Solutions at HIMSS14

Bringing ergonomics to the point of care, Humanscale will showcase a number of innovative healthcare solutions at HIMSS14, February 23 – 27, 2014.

November 21, 2013
Humanscale’s TouchPoint T7™ Earns a Spark Design Award

Humanscale, the leading ergonomics company, is pleased to announce that its T7 mobile technology cart has earned a Spark Design Award in the silver tier.

October 14, 2013
Humanscale Displays Innovative Ergonomic Work Tools at NeoCon East 2013

At this year’s NeoCon East, Humanscale will showcase work tools that embrace the essence of ergonomics; that is, products that adapt to the user, rather than the other way around.

October 8, 2013
Humanscale Marks 30 Years of Innovation

To celebrate 30 years of innovation, Humanscale will launch the Diffrient World chair to the international market, further reinforcing the company’s status as the pioneer in the field of ergonomics.

October 1, 2013
Humanscale to Exhibit Healthcare Solutions at HFSE 2013

From October 1 through 2 at Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo (HFSE), Humanscale will display an array of ergonomic healthcare solutions that help caregivers focus on what matters most: the patient. Among the products present will be the T7 mobile technology cart, the ViewPoint V6™ technology wall station and the ViewPoint V/Flex™ technology wall components.

September 25, 2013
Humanscale to Show Inspiring Products at Design Quarter 2013

At this year’s Design Quarter, Humanscale, the global leader of ergonomic solutions for home, healthcare and work spaces, will present an array of intuitive solutions.

August 27, 2013
Humanscale to Display Innovative Solutions at the Greening Government 2013 Conference and Exhibition

Showcasing its commitment to sustainability, Humanscale, the global leader of ergonomic products for home, work and healthcare spaces, will exhibit at the Greening Government 2013 Conference and Exhibition on September 10 in London, U.K.

June 11, 2013
Humanscale Statement: Niels Diffrient, 1928 - 2013

Niels Diffrient, renowned industrial designer and Humanscale partner for over 16 years, passed away Saturday morning.

June 10, 2013
Humanscale to Exhibit Latest Designs at NeoCon 2013

At this year’s NeoCon, ergonomics leader Humanscale will exhibit products that embody the central tenets of the brand: performance, simplicity and beauty.

May 16, 2013
Humanscale to Illuminate Clerkenwell Design Week 2013

During Clerkenwell Design Week 2013, Humanscale will be joining more than 60 showrooms with an exciting programme of exhibitions and talks.

May 13, 2013
Humanscale to Display Hospitality Innovations at HD Expo 2013

At this year’s Hospitality Design Expo and Conference (HD Expo), Humanscale will present a number of solutions that are ideal for the hospitality market, including the Diffrient World chair and the Horizon and Element Disc LED task lights.

April 5, 2013
Humanscale to Exhibit Designs that Create an Ergonomic Workstation at Bureaux Expo

Ergonomics leader Humanscale will exhibit products that reflect their vision of an ergonomic workstation at Bureaux Expo from April 16th to 18th in Paris.

March 26, 2013
Humanscale’s TouchPoint T7™ Has Earned the Prestigious Red Dot Award

Humanscale’s TouchPoint T7 mobile technology cart has earned a Red Dot award for product design.

March 19, 2013
Humanscale Products Featured in Jean Nouvel's "Project: Office for Living" Exhibit at 2013 Milan Furniture Fair

Ergonomics leader Humanscale’s latest designs will be featured in award-winning French architect Jean Nouvel’s “Project: Office for Living” which will debut at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile 2013 during the Milan Furniture Fair.

March 19, 2013
Humanscale to Showcase Latest Designs at Milan Furniture Fair 2013

Ergonomics leader Humanscale will exhibit its latest designs at SaloneUfficio, International Workspace Exhibition within Salone Internazionale del Mobile at the Milan Furniture Fair 2013, which is the largest trade fair of its kind.

March 1, 2013
Humanscale Features Healthcare Innovations at HIMSS13

Humanscale will display an array of ergonomic healthcare IT solutions, such as the T7 mobile technology cart, at HIMSS13, March 3 – 7, 2013.

February 25, 2013
Humanscale’s Diffrient Smart™ Has Earned an iF Gold Award

Designed by Niels Diffrient, Humanscale’s Diffrient Smart task chair—which uses Form-Sensing Mesh Technology to provide custom lumbar support—has earned an iF gold award.

January 9, 2013
Humanscale Exhibits at Arab Health 2013

Humanscale, the premier manufacturer of ergonomic innovations, will attend Arab Health, taking place 28 - 31 January, 2013 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

January 9, 2013
Humanscale to Showcase Latest Innovations at Arab Health 2013

Worldwide ergonomics leader Humanscale will exhibit its latest innovations, such as the T7 mobile technology cart and the V6 technology wall station, at Arab Health, 28 – 31 January, 2013.

January 3, 2013
Humanscale to Show Ergonomic Innovations at Facilitair 2013

Worldwide ergonomics leader Humanscale will showcase some of its ergonomic offerings, such as the M/Flex monitor support, the Element Disc LED task light and the Diffrient World task chair at Facilitair 2013, 16 – 18 January.

January 3, 2013
Humanscale Attends Facilitair 2013

Humanscale, a worldwide leader in developing ergonomic innovations, will attend Facilitair, taking place 16 – 18 January, 2013 in Den Bosch, Netherlands (Stand 1.073).

December 5, 2012
Humanscale to Display Ergonomic Innovations at ErgoExpo 2012

Worldwide ergonomics leader Humanscale will showcase some of its latest ergonomic offerings, such as the Float height-adjustable table and the Element Disc task light, at ErgoExpo 2012, December 5 – 7, 2012.

November 12, 2012
Humanscale’s T7™ Mobile Technology Cart to Appear at Medica 2012

Humanscale will display its new T7 mobile technology cart at Medica 2012.

November 12, 2012
Humanscale to Attend Medica 2012

Humanscale, premier manufacturer and designer of ergonomic solutions, will be attending this year’s Medica, the world’s largest event for the medical sector.

November 12, 2012
Humanscale to Present V6™ Technology Wall Station at Medica 2012

Worldwide ergonomics leader Humanscale will showcase its V6 technology wall station at Medica 2012.

November 11, 2012
Humanscale to Feature Latest Hospitality Innovations at BDNY 2012

Humanscale will showcase a number of new innovations for the hospitality market—including the Mode chair and the ZŌN Personal air purifier—at Boutique Design New York (BDNY), November 11 – 12, 2012.

November 6, 2012
Humanscale’s ViewPoint V6™ Earns “Best of” Nightingale Awards

Humanscale’s V6 technology wall station has earned two important Nightingale Product Design Awards—including the most prestigious Best of Competition award and a Gold award in Technology Support—for its ability to facilitate patient-caregiver interactions and its notable design aesthetic.

November 4, 2012
Humanscale to Feature Latest Healthcare Innovations at Healthcare Design

Humanscale will exhibit its latest healthcare innovations at Healthcare Design, November 4 – 6, 2012.

October 17, 2012
Humanscale to Showcase Latest Ergonomic Innovations at NeoCon East 2012

Ergonomics leader Humanscale will be attending this year’s NeoCon East, presenting its latest ergonomic innovations in every category from seating to task lighting to height-adjustable tables. In particular, the Diffrient Smart task chair, Freedom 2.0 task chair and Element Disc LED task light—none of which have ever been shown before at NeoCon East—will be on display.

October 12, 2012
Humanscale to Feature Innovative Seating Line at Orgatec 2012

Worldwide ergonomics leader Humanscale will showcase its latest task seating offerings—including the Diffrient Smart, Freedom 2.0 and Diffrient World chairs—at Orgatec 2012.

October 12, 2012
Humanscale's Float™ to Appear at Orgatec 2012

Humanscale, a worldwide leader of ergonomic solutions, will show Float―a next-generation, height-adjustable, sit-stand table—at Orgatec 2012.

October 12, 2012
Humanscale to Showcase Latest LED Task Lighting Solutions at Orgatec 2012

Humanscale, a worldwide leader in ergonomic innovation, will present its latest LED task lighting solutions at Orgatec 2012Among several lights on display will be the Horizon LED task light, which has already received 20 prestigious design awards, and the Element Disc LED task light, the newest addition to Humanscale’s Element series of task lights.

October 12, 2012
Humanscale to Present M/Flex™ Monitor Spport at Orgatec 2012

Worldwide ergonomics leader Humanscale will present its M/Flex monitor support at Orgatec 2012.

August 9, 2012
Humanscale Debuts at IFA Berlin

For the first time, Humanscale, premier manufacturer and designer of ergonomic solutions, will be attending IFA, the world‘s leading trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances, taking place from 31 August - 5 September in Berlin, Germany in Hall 8.1, Stand 108.

July 5, 2012
Humanscale's Horizon™ Recognized with Gold IDEA® Honor

Humanscale’s Horizon LED task light, designed by Peter Stathis and Michael McCoy, adds to its increasingly long list of accolades with the prestigious International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) at the highest (Gold) level from the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA).

June 28, 2012
Humanscale’s Horizon™ Accepted into MoMA, Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt

Humanscale’s Horizon LED task light has been accepted into the permanent collection of two of the world’s most esteemed museums—The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum—making a total of five museums nationally which feature the task light in their collections.

June 8, 2012
Humanscale To Showcase T7™ Mobile Technology Cart at NeoCon® 2012

Humanscale will display its T7 mobile technology cart at NeoCon, June 11 - 13, 2012 in Chicago, Ill.

June 8, 2012
Humanscale’s V6™ Technology Wall Station to Appear at NeoCon® 2012

Humanscale will showcase its new V6 technology wall station at NeoCon, June 11 - 13, 2012 in Chicago, Ill.

June 8, 2012
Humanscale to Display ZŌN® Max Air Purifier at NeoCon® 2012

Humanscale will showcase its groundbreaking ZŌN Max air purifier at NeoCon, June 11 - 13, 2012  in Chicago, Ill.

June 8, 2012
Humanscale to Showcase M/Flex™ Monitor Support at NeoCon® 2012

Humanscale will showcase its M/Flex monitor support at NeoCon, June 11 – 13, 2012, in Chicago, Ill.

June 8, 2012
Humanscale to Introduce Diffrient Smart™ Chair at NeoCon® 2012

At this year’s NeoCon, Humanscale will debut its Diffrient Smart chair, which combines Humanscale’s signature weight-sensitive recline, Form-Sensing Mesh Technology and ultimate ease of use in a striking design.

June 8, 2012
Humanscale To Feature Mode™ Chair at NeoCon® 2012

At NeoCon, June 11 – 13, 2012, in Chicago, Ill., Humanscale will feature its Mode chair—an innovative new seating solution created by the Humanscale Design Studio for settings such as classrooms, seminar areas, conference centers and banquet halls.

June 8, 2012
Humanscale To Launch Element Disc™ LED Task Light at NeoCon® 2012

Humanscale will officially launch Element Disc at NeoCon, June 11 - 13, 2012 in Chicago, Ill.

June 8, 2012
Humanscale to Feature Float™ at NeoCon® 2012

Humanscale will show the Float height-adjustable table ―a next-generation, sit/stand table—at NeoCon, June 11 - 13, 2012 in Chicago, Ill.

May 11, 2012
Humanscale Design Studio Honored by HEALTHCARE DESIGN Magazine for T7™

The Humanscale Design Studio was recognized as one of HEALTHCARE DESIGN’s “Most Innovative Product Designers” for their work on the revolutionary T7 mobile technology cart. Selected by HEALTHCARE DESIGN’s editorial staff as one of five winners, the Humanscale Design Studio was honored for the exceptional attention given to caregivers’ long-term health, comfort and well-being, as embodied by the brilliantly simple, intuitive T7.

May 11, 2012
Humanscale’s Horizon™ LED Task Light to Shine at ICFF 2012

Humanscale will showcase Horizon, the first innovative task light to utilize Thin Film LED Technology, at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), May 19 – 22, 2012, in New York, N.Y. Created by award-winning designers Peter Stathis and Michael McCoy, the sleek, high-performing Horizon LED task light pairs unprecedented LED performance with visually striking aesthetics to satisfy the focused lighting needs of any environment.

May 11, 2012
Humanscale Announces Symtra™ Series at ICFF 2012

Humanscale, in partnership with Peter Stathis, will reveal its new lighting innovation, Symtra, at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), May 19 - 22, 2012 in New York, N.Y. As an inspired, contemporary interpretation of the archetypal lampshade form, Symtra redefines beauty in a luminaire with its sleek lines and minimalist frame.

May 11, 2012
Humanscale to Preview New Lighting Concept at ICFF 2012

Humanscale will show a new lighting concept that operates via wireless power at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), May 19 - 22, 2012 in New York, N.Y. The intelligent and advanced   lighting creations will be displayed as a decorative wall sconce that operates with a hidden transmitter and with no batteries or visible wires aiding in their function.

May 10, 2012
Humanscale's Horizon™ Honored with Next Generation Luminaires™ Award

Humanscale’s Horizon LED task light has been recognized by the prestigious Next Generation Luminaires (NGL) Solid-State Lighting (SSL) Design Competition for its cutting-edge design and exceptional functionality. More than one hundred products were entered into the competition for indoor products, with only a portion of entries earning “recognized” status, meaning they are deemed by the competition judges to be worthy of specification by lighting designers.

March 13, 2012
Humanscale's Horizon Honored with International Housewares Association Innovation Award

Humanscale’s Horizon LED task light has earned a 2012 International Housewares Association (IHA) Innovation Award for its iconic design and advanced performance.

March 8, 2012
Humanscale to Showcase ZŌN® Personal Air Purifier at IH + HS

Humanscale will exhibit its high-performance ZŌN personal air purifier at the International Home + Housewares Show (IH + HS), March 10-13, 2012 in Chicago, Ill.

March 8, 2012
Humanscale to Debut ZŌN® Max Air Purifier at IH + HS

Humanscale will debut its groundbreaking ZŌN Max air purifier at the International Home + Housewares Show (IH + HS), March 10-13, 2012  in Chicago, Ill.

March 8, 2012
Humanscale's Horizon™ LED Task Light to Appear at IH + HS

Humanscale will showcase the Horizon LED task light, the first innovative task light to utilize groundbreaking Thin Film LED Technology, at the International Home + Housewares Show (IH + HS), March 10-13, 2012 in Chicago, Ill.

February 14, 2012
Humanscale Healthcare to Showcase Element Vision™ LED Task Light at HIMSS12

Humanscale Healthcare will showcase its innovative Element Vision LED task light at the 2012 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition, February 21-23 in Las Vegas, NV.

February 14, 2012
Humanscale Healthcare to Display V7™ Wall Station at HIMSS12

Humanscale Healthcare will display its V7 technology wall station computer solution at the 2012 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference and Exhibition, February 21-23 in Las Vegas, NV

February 14, 2012
Humanscale Healthcare to Feature T5™ Technology Cart at HIMSS12

Humanscale Healthcare’s T5 mobile technology cart will be on display at the 2012 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition, February 21-23 in Las Vegas, NV.

February 14, 2012
Humanscale Healthcare's M/Flex™ Monitor Support to Appear at HIMSS12

Humanscale Healthcare will showcase the M/Flex complete monitor arm system at the 2012 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition, February 21-23 in Las Vegas, NV.

February 14, 2012
Humanscale Healthcare to Feature ZŌN® Personal Air Purifier at HIMSS12

Humanscale Healthcare will exhibit its high-performance ZŌN personal air purifier at the 2012 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition, February 21-23 in Las Vegas, NV.

February 14, 2012
Humanscale Healthcare's Diffrient World® Chair to Appear at HIMSS12

Humanscale Healthcare’s Diffrient World chair, designed by the legendary Niels Diffrient, will be featured at  the 2012 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition, February 21-23 in Las Vegas, NV.

February 14, 2012
Humanscale Healthcare to Display Freedom® Pony Saddle™ Seat at HIMSS12

Humanscale Healthcare will display the Freedom Pony Saddle seat at the 2012 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition, February 21-23 in Las Vegas, NV.

February 14, 2012
Humanscale Healthcare to Showcase V6™ Technology Wall Station at HIMSS12

Humanscale Healthcare will showcase its new V6 technology wall station at the 2012 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition, February 21-23 in Las Vegas, NV.

February 14, 2012
Humanscale Healthcare to Debut T7™ Mobile Technology Cart at HIMSS12

Humanscale Healthcare will debut its T7 mobile technology cart at the 2012 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition, February 21-23 in Las Vegas, NV.

January 16, 2012
Humanscale’s Horizon, ZŌN and Trea Honored with GOOD DESIGN® Awards

Humanscale’s Horizon LED task light, ZŌN personal air purifier and Trea chair have each earned a 2011 GOOD DESIGN Award.

December 29, 2011
Humanscale's Horizon and ZŌN Earn Prestigious GIO Awards

Humanscale’s Horizon LED task light and ZŌN personal air purifier have each earned Goed Industrieel Ontwerp (GIO) Awards, also known as the Good Industrial Design Awards.

December 8, 2011
Humanscale Products Honored by Interiors & Sources Readers' Choice Awards

Two Humanscale products have been honored by the Interiors & Sources Readers’ Choice: Best Products of 2011 Awards.

November 28, 2011
Humanscale to Showcase Diffrient World® Chair at 2011 ErgoExpo

Humanscale’s Diffrient World chair, designed by the legendary Niels Diffrient, will be featured at 2011 ErgoExpo.

November 28, 2011
Humanscale's Horizon™ LED Task Light to be Featured at 2011 ErgoExpo

Humanscale will showcase the Horizon LED task light, which uses Thin Film LED Technology, at 2011 ErgoExpo.

November 28, 2011
Humanscale's Float to Appear at 2011 ErgoExpo

Humanscale will show the Float height-adjustable table―a next-generation, sit/stand table—at 2011 ErgoExpo.

November 28, 2011
Humanscale's ZŌN Personal Air Purifier to be on Display at 2011 ErgoExpo

Humanscale takes on the indoor air crisis with one of its latest innovations: a high-performance air purifier that features the most effective air purifying technology in the world. The company’s ZŌN personal air purifier—to be on display at 2011 ErgoExpo—utilizes exciting new technology that is poised to set a new bar for air purification.

November 28, 2011
Humanscale's Element Vision™ LED Task Light to Shine at 2011 ErgoExpo

Humanscale will showcase its innovative Element Vision LED task light at 2011 ErgoExpo.

November 21, 2011
Humanscale Founder and CEO Robert King Earns Museum of Arts and Design's Visionaries! Design Award

On November 14th at its 2011 Visionaries! Gala, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) honored Humanscale Founder and CEO, Robert King, with its prestigious 2011 Visionaries! Design Award for his lifelong pursuit of making complicated things simple.

November 11, 2011
Humanscale to Showcase Trea™ at Boutique Design New York 2011

Humanscale will show its stunning new Trea chair at Boutique Design New York 2011.

November 11, 2011
Element Vision™ LED Task Light to Appear at Boutique Design New York 2011

Humanscale will showcase its innovative Element Vision LED task light at Boutique Design New York 2011.

November 11, 2011
Humanscale to Feature Element 790™ LED Task Light at Boutique Design New York 2011

Humanscale’s Element 790, an upgraded version of the groundbreaking Element Classic LED task light, will appear at Boutique Design New York 2011.

November 11, 2011
Humanscale to Display Diffrient World® Chair at Boutique Design New York 2011

Humanscale’s Diffrient World chair, designed by the legendary Niels Diffrient, will be featured this weekend at Boutique Design New York 2011.

November 11, 2011
Humanscale's Horizon™ LED Task Light to Shine at Boutique Design New York 2011

Humanscale will showcase the Horizon LED task light, which uses Thin Film LED Technology, at Boutique Design New York 2011..

November 9, 2011
Humanscale's 11th Annual Faces in the Wild is a Great Success

Humanscale’s 11th annual Faces in the Wild auction—an art event benefitting WWF that is aimed at raising awareness and funds for wildlife protection—was held in London for the first time in four years at Humanscale’s Clerkenwell showroom on November 3.

November 2, 2011
Humanscale Shows Element Vision™ LED Task Light at NeoCon East 2011

Humanscale will showcase its innovative Element Vision LED task light at NeoCon East 2011.

November 2, 2011
Humanscale Enters Height-Adjustable Desking Market with Float™ at NeoCon East 2011

Humanscale will debut Float―a next-generation, height-adjustable, sit-stand table—at NeoCon East 2011.

November 2, 2011
Humanscale's Element 790™ LED Task Light to Shine at NeoCon East 2011

Humanscale is presenting Element 790, an upgraded version of the groundbreaking Element Classic LED task light, at NeoCon East 2011.

November 2, 2011
Humanscale to Showcase Horizon™ LED Task Light at NeoCon East 2011

Humanscale will showcase Horizon, the first task light to utilize Thin Film LED Technology, at NeoCon East 2011.

November 2, 2011
Humanscale's Diffrient World® Chair to Appear at NeoCon East 2011

Humanscale’s Diffrient World chair, designed by the legendary Niels Diffrient, will be on display this month at NeoCon East 2011.

November 2, 2011
ZŌN Air Purifier to Appear at NeoCon East 2011

Humanscale takes on the indoor air crisis with one of its latest innovations: a high-performance air purifier that features the most effective air purifying technology in the world.

November 2, 2011
Humanscale's Trea™ to be Featured at NeoCon East 2011

Humanscale will debut its stunning new Trea chair at NeoCon East 2011.

November 2, 2011
Humanscale M/Flex™ Monitor Arm System on Display at NeoCon East 2011

Humanscale will debut the M/Flex complete monitor arm system at NeoCon East 2011, presenting the first-ever fully scalable monitor support system.

October 31, 2011
Humanscale’s ZŌN Named One of 100 Best New Home Products of 2011 by This Old House

The November/December issue of This Old House features Humanscale’s ZŌN personal air purifier in the Home Tech category of the “TOH Top 100,” a list of the 100 best new home products of the year.

October 6, 2011
Humanscale’s Horizon Task Light Earns Spark Award

Humanscale’s Horizon LED task light, designed by Peter Stathis and Michael McCoy, has earned a much-coveted Spark:Pro Award at the Spark level, which is the highest level attainable from the Spark Design & Architecture Awards.

October 5, 2011
Humanscale’s Tim Au-Yeung Awarded Barry Carroll Sales Professional of the Year Award

ARIDO announced Tim Au-Yeung of Humanscale as the winner of the coveted Barry Carroll Sales Professional of the Year Award at their annual Awards Gala on Wednesday, September 21,

September 26, 2011
Humanscale's 2011 TV and Film Line-Up

Humanscale products can be spotted on the sets of numerous television series and feature films in 2011, sharing the screen with such household names as Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell, Jennifer Aniston, Justin Timberlake, Jeff Daniels and Adam Sandler. This year, Humanscale’s airtime covers not only a range of genres, networks and time slots, but also a variety of product categories, from seating to task lighting to monitor arms. 
 

September 22, 2011
Humanscale to Showcase Horizon LED Task Light at IIDEX Neocon 2011

Humanscale will showcase Horizon, the first task light to utilize Thin Film LED Technology, at IIDEX NeoCon 2011. 

September 22, 2011
Humanscale Air Purifier Provides Clean Air Zone

Humanscale, a premier designer and manufacturer of ergonomic tools for a healthier, more comfortable workday will display the ZŌN personal air purifier, the first consumer air purifier to target and deliver clean air precisely to an individual’s breathing zone, at IIDEX NeoCon 2011.

September 22, 2011
Humanscale Presents Trea at IIDEX NeoCon 2011

Humanscale will present its stunning new Trea chair at IIDEX NeoCon 2011. 

September 22, 2011
Element Vision LED Task Light to Shine at IIDEX NeoCon 2011

Humanscale will showcase its innovative Element Vision LED task light at IIDEX NeoCon 2011.

September 22, 2011
Humanscale Features Diffrient World Chair at IIDEX NeoCon 2011

Humanscale’s Diffrient World chair, designed by the legendary Niels Diffrient, will be on display at IIDEX NeoCon 2011. 

September 22, 2011
Humanscale Presents Float at IIDEX NeoCon 2011

Humanscale will debut the Float height-adjustable table―a next-generation, sit/stand table—at IIDEX NeoCon 2011.

September 21, 2011
Two New HumanscaleTask Lights Now Available

Humanscale’s Element Vision LED task light and Horizon LED task light are now available for order.

September 20, 2011
Humanscale to Showcase Horizon LED Task Light at HFSE 2011

Humanscale will showcase Horizon, the first task light to utilize Thin Film LED Technology, at HFSE 2011. 

September 20, 2011
Humanscale Features Diffrient World Chair at HFSE 2011

Humanscale’s Diffrient World chair, designed by the legendary Niels Diffrient, will be on display at HFSE 2011. 

September 20, 2011
Element Vision LED Task Light to Shine at HFSE 2011

Humanscale will showcase its innovative Element Vision LED task light at HFSE 2011. 

September 20, 2011
Humanscale Displays ZŌN at HFSE 2011

Humanscale, a premier designer and manufacturer of ergonomic tools for a healthier, more comfortable workday will display the ZŌN personal air purifier, the first consumer air purifier to target and deliver clean air precisely to an individual’s breathing zone, at HFSE 2011.

September 13, 2011
Humanscale Air Purifier Provides Clean Air Zone for Individuals

Humanscale will display its ZŌN at IIDEX NeoCon 2011


August 22, 2011
Element Vision Named Winner in 2011 IGDA Competition

Humanscale’s Element Vision LED task light has been selected as the overall winner in the Interior Lighting category of New York House Magazine’s third annual Innovative Green Design Awards (IGDA) competition. The groundbreaking task light impressed the panel of independent judges with its technological innovation, design, energy savings and Passive Infrared (PIR) occupancy sensor.

July 1, 2011
Humanscale Products Earn Green GOOD DESIGN Awards

Humanscale’s personal zone air purifier and Horizon LED Task Light have each received a 2011 Green GOOD DESIGN Award. Among hundreds of submissions from more than 20 nations worldwide, the energy-efficient personal zone air purifier and revolutionary task light were selected as outstanding examples of green design.

NOTE: ZŌN was known as The Humanscale Personal Zone Air Purifier at the time of this release.

June 14, 2011
Humanscale Enters Height-Adjustable Desking Market with Float

Humanscale will debut Float―a next-generation, height-adjustable, sit-stand table—at NeoCon 2011. This revolutionary product is named for the way in which it very nearly “floats” into position when it is moved either up or down, providing simple adjustment with minimal and constant force.  In developing Float, Humanscale has ventured into―and reset the standards for―an important product category.

June 12, 2011
Humanscale to Showcase Horizon LED Task Light at NeoCon 2011

Humanscale will showcase Horizon, the first task light to utilize Thin Film LED Technology, at NeoCon 2011. Created by award-winning designers Peter Stathis and Michael McCoy, the sleek, high-performing Horizon LED task light pairs unprecedented LED technology with visually striking aesthetics to satisfy the focused lighting needs of any environment.
 

June 11, 2011
Element Vision LED Task Light to Shine at NeoCon 2011

Humanscale will showcase its innovative Element Vision LED task light at NeoCon 2011. Featuring cutting-edge advancements in MCX LED Technology, Element Vision sets a new standard for lighting performance never before seen from an LED task light.

June 10, 2011
M/Flex Monitor Arm System to Debut at NeoCon 2011

Humanscale will debut the M/Flex complete monitor arm system at NeoCon 2011, presenting the first-ever fully scalable monitor support system. M/Flex provides unprecedented flexibility for supporting up to six monitors from a single post (in any configuration) or up to 12 monitors from two posts connected via crossbars.

June 9, 2011
Humanscale Displays Diffrient World Chair at NeoCon 2011

Humanscale’s Diffrient World chair, designed by the legendary Niels Diffrient, will be on display this month at NeoCon 2011. Representing ultimate simplicity in a high-performance task chair, Diffrient World sets an exciting new bar in sustainable task seating design, due in great part to a significant new advance in dynamic recline technology.

June 8, 2011
Humanscale Expands Wall Mount Line-Up for Healthcare

Humanscale will debut its new V6 wall station at NeoCon 2011. Humanscale’s “V” line of wall mounts unites ergonomic comfort with space-saving design to provide easy computer access in healthcare environments. The compact, ergonomic design of the V6 offers comfortable caregiver computer use while sitting or standing, depending on the application. A superior solution for ergonomic computing in tight spaces, the V6 has a track width of less than five inches, and offers a customizable track length, allowing it to fit into existing spaces.
 

June 7, 2011
Humanscale's Element 790 LED Task Light on Display at NeoCon 2011

Humanscale is presenting Element 790, an upgraded version of the groundbreaking Element Classic LED task light, at NeoCon 2011. Featuring a higher-performance LED, dimmer control and an expanded color palette, Element 790 builds on the advancements of its revolutionary forerunner in terms of efficiency, color quality, and energy savings. 

May 19, 2011
Humanscale Participates in Clerkenwell Design Week

At Clerkenwell Design Week, Humanscale showcased a number of products that were on display at the Milan Furniture Fair. In addition, Humanscale's schedule of events included an exhibition of visionary student work from the Sir John Cass Department of Art, Media and Design at London Metropolitan University.

May 6, 2011
Horizon LED Task Light Earns Prestigious Gold IDA Award

The Humanscale Horizon LED task light by Peter Stathis and Michael McCoy has earned First Prize in the International Design Awards, while the Humanscale personal zone air purifier by the Humanscale Design Studio has garnered a Second Place win. Both innovations feature groundbreaking new technology in their respective categories, along with sophisticated good looks.

April 19, 2011
Humanscale Previews Trea Guest Chair At Milan Furniture Fair 2011

Humanscale will feature an exciting new multi-purpose chair at the 2011 Milan Furniture Fair, Italy. Complementing the elegant design and unsurpassed comfort of Humanscale’s Freedom, Liberty and Diffrient World task seating, the Trea chair’s clean aesthetics, comfortable sit and multipurpose function will be a welcome addition to any professional setting.

March 25, 2011
Humanscale to Display Horizon LED Task Light at Milan Furniture Fair

Humanscale will feature its Horizon LED Task Light at the Milan Furniture Fair 2011, Italy.

March 25, 2011
Humanscale Features Diffrient World Chair at Milan Furniture Fair

Humanscale will feature its Diffrient World chair at the Milan Furniture Fair 2011, Italy.

March 25, 2011
Humanscale's Paramount to Be on Display at Milan Furniture Fair

Humanscale will feature its Paramount at the Milan Furniture Fair 2011, Italy.

NOTE: Para/Flex was known as Paramount at the time of this release.

March 25, 2011
Humanscale Displays High-Capacity Monitor Arm at Milan Furniture Fair

Humanscale will feature its M8 Monitor Arm at the Milan Furniture Fair 2011, Italy.

March 25, 2011
Zone Air Purifier to Appear at the Milan Furniture Fair

Humanscale will feature its Zone at the Milan Furniture Fair 2011, Italy.

NOTE: ZŌN was known as The Zone Air Purifier at the time of this release.

March 25, 2011
Humanscale's Element Vision to Appear at Milan Furniture Fair

Humanscale will feature its Element Vision at the Milan Furniture Fair 2011, Italy.

March 25, 2011
Humanscale's Element 790 LED Task Light on Display at Milan Furniture Fair

Humanscale will feature its Element 790 at the Milan Furniture Fair 2011, Italy.

March 16, 2011
Humanscale to Display New Innovations at Milan 2011

Humanscale will feature its latest innovations at the Milan Furniture Fair 2011, Italy. Highlights include the Diffrient World chair, LED lighting and the air purification phenomenon Zone.

NOTE: ZŌN was known as Zone when this article was published.

March 15, 2011
Horizon LED Task Light Earns Prestigious Red Dot Award

For the second consecutive year, Humanscale has been honored with the prestigious Red Dot Award for Product Design. The Horizon LED Task Light impressed the international panel of expert judges with its outstanding degree of innovation, function and striking visual aesthetic.

March 4, 2011
Humanscale’s ZŌN Air Purifier Puts Individuals in a Clean Air Zone

The groundbreaking ZŌN Air Purifier will be on display at the International Home and Housewares Show, March 6-8 in Chicago.

 

February 18, 2011
Element 790 LED Task Light to Appear at HIMSS 2011

The upgraded Element 790 LED task light will be on display at the 2011 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition, February 21-23 in Orlando, Fla.

February 18, 2011
Humanscale to Show Pony Saddle Seat at HIMSS 2011

Part of Humanscale's award-winning Freedom task seating line, the Pony Saddle Seat will be on display at the 2011 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition, February 21-23 in Orlando, Fla.

February 18, 2011
ZŌN Air Purifier to Appear at HIMSS 2011

Humanscale's exciting new ZŌN Air Purifier will be on display at the 2011 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition, February 21-23 in Orlando, Fla.

 

February 18, 2011
Humanscale Showcases V7 Wall Station at HIMSS 2011

Humanscale Healthcare will feature the V7 Wall Station computer support solution at the2011 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition, February 21-23 in Orlando, Fla.

February 18, 2011
Humanscale's T5 Technology Cart on Display at HIMSS 2011

Humanscale Healthcare's T5 Technology Cart will be on display at the 2011 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition, February 21-23 in Orlando, Fla.

January 10, 2011
Element 790 Now Available

Element 790, the upgraded version of Humanscale's revolutionary Element LED task light, is now shipping. Building on its forerunner's advancements, Element 790 sets a new bar for functionality and usability for LED task lights.

December 21, 2010
Tolomeo LED Named Best Lighting Product of 2010 by Interiors & Sources Readers

Tolomeo LED, the world's most recognized task light, wins Interiors & Sources' 2010 Reader's Choice Award for performance, aesthetics and sustainability.

December 9, 2010
Horizon Takes FX Award for Lighting Products

Humanscale’s Horizon has earned top honors in the Lighting Product category of the FX International Interior Design Awards.

December 3, 2010
Horizon Wins NeoCon East People's Choice Award

Horizon earned a 2010 NeoCon East People's Choice Award with its advanced technology and easy-to-use, intuitive features.

November 22, 2010
10th Annual Faces in the Wild Art Auction Raises $78,000

Humanscale's 10th annual Faces in the Wild art auction and fundraiser generated a total donation of more than $78,000 for Wold Wildlife Fund (WWF).

November 2, 2010
Humanscale's Faces in the Wild Online Auction Now Live

Humanscale’s 10th annual Faces in the Wild auction benefitting World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is now available online.

October 29, 2010
Humanscale's Paramount Earns 2010 Gold Spark Award

Paramount, Humanscale's ultra-advanced multiple-monitor display system, received a Gold Spark from the Spark 2010 Design & Architecture Awards.

NOTE: Para/Flex was known as Paramount at the time of this release.

October 15, 2010
Humanscale to Display High-Capacity Monitor Arm at NeoCon East 2010

Humanscale's newest monitor arm solution will be on display at the 2010 NeoCon East Trade Fair: The M8 monitor arm.

October 15, 2010
Element 790 LED Task Light to Appear at NeoCon East 2010

Element 790, the upgraded version of Humanscale's groundbreaking Element LED task light, will be featured at the 2010 NeoCon East Trade Fair.

October 15, 2010
Humanscale to Show Horizon LED Task Light at NeoCon East 2010

Humanscale will display its newest lighting innovation at the 2010 NeoCon East Trade Fair: the Horizon LED task light by designers Peter Stathis and Michael McCoy.

October 15, 2010
Element Vision LED Task Light to Appear at NeoCon East 2010

Humanscale will have its all-new Element Vision LED task light on display at the 2010 NeoCon East Trade Fair, October 28-29 in Baltimore.

October 15, 2010
Humanscale's V7 Wall Mount to be on Display at NeoCon East 2010

Humanscale Healthcare will display its V7 articulating wall mount computer solution at the 2010 NeoCon East Trade Fair, October 28-29 in Baltimore.

October 15, 2010
Humanscale's Diffrient World Chair to Appear at NeoCon East 2010

Humanscale’s Diffrient World chair by legendary designer Niels Diffrient will be on display at the 2010 NeoCon East Trade Fair, October 28 – 29 in Baltimore.

October 15, 2010
Humanscale's Paramount to Be on Display at NeoCon East 2010

Paramount, Humanscale’s ultra-advanced multiple-monitor mounting system, will be on display at the 2010 NeoCon East Trade Fair, October 28-29 in Baltimore.

NOTE: Para/Flex was known as Paramount at the time of this release.

October 15, 2010
Humanscale to Show T5 Technology Cart at NeoCon East 2010

Humanscale Healthcare's T5 Point-of-Care Technology Cart will be on display at the 2010 NeoCon East Trade Fair, October 28-29 in Baltimore.

October 15, 2010
Humanair Personal Zone Air Purifier to Appear at NeoCon East 2010

Humanscale takes on the indoor air crisis with one of its latest innovations: a high-performance air purifier that features the most effective air purifying technology in the world.

NOTE: ZŌN was known as Humanair at the time of this release.

October 13, 2010
Element LED Task Light Receives 2010 Green GOOD DESIGN Award

Humanscale's groundbreaking Element LED Task Light received a 2010 Green GOOD DESIGN Award. Among thousands of submissions from over 46 countries worldwide, Element was selected as an outstanding example of green design.

October 12, 2010
Humanscale's Diffrient World Chair at 2010 Orgatec

Humanscale’s Diffrient World chair by legendary designer Niels Diffrient will be on display at the 2010 Orgatec Furniture  Fair, October 26-30, in Cologne, Germany.

October 12, 2010
Humanscale's Element Vision Task Light at 2010 Orgatec

Humanscale will internationally debut its Element Vision LED task light at the 2010 Orgatec Furniture Fair, October 26-30, in Cologne, Germany.

October 12, 2010
Humanscale to Display Element 790 LED Task Light at 2010 Orgatec

Humanscale will feature the Element 790 LED task light, the upgraded version of its groundbreaking Element LED task light, at the 2010 Orgatec Furniture Fair in Cologne, Germany.

October 12, 2010
Humanscale to Feature High-Capacity Monitor Arm at 2010 Orgatec

Humanscale will display its newest monitor arm solution at the 2010 Orgatec Furniture Fair: the M8 monitor arm.

October 12, 2010
Humanscale to Display Horizon LED Task Light at 2010 Orgatec

Humanscale's Hoirzon LED task light will be on display at the 2010 Orgatec Furniture Fair, October 26-30, in Cologne, Germany.

October 12, 2010
Humanscale to Show T5 Technology Cart at 2010 Orgatec

Humanscale Healthcare's T5 Point-of-Care Technology Cart will be on display at the 2010 Orgatec Furniture Fair, October 26-29, in Cologne, Germany.

October 12, 2010
Humanscale Healthcare Introduces V7 at 2010 Orgatec

Humanscale's V7 Wall Station computer support solution will be on display at the 2010 Orgatec Furniture Fair, October 26-29, in Cologne, Germany.

October 12, 2010
Humanair Personal Zone Air Purifier at 2010 Orgatec

Humanscale will display Humanair, the world's most efficient and effective air purifier, at the 2010 Orgatec Furniture Fair, October 26-30, in Cologne, Germany.

NOTE: ZŌN was known as Humanair at the time of this release.

October 12, 2010
Humanscale's Paramount to Be on Display at 2010 Orgatec

Paramount, Humanscale's ultra-advanced multiple-monitor mounting system, will be on display at the 2010 Orgatec Furniture Fair, October 26-30, in Cologne, Germany.

NOTE: Para/Flex was known as Paramount at the time of this release.

September 28, 2010
Humanscale's 2010 Fall Line-Up

Covering a wide range of genres, networks and time slots, Humanscale seating and monitor arms will share airtime in the coming year with such television and film stars as Adam Sandler, Hugh Laurie, Bill Maher, David Spade, and Patricia Arquette.

September 28, 2010
Humanscale to Launch New Innovations at Orgatec 2010

Humanscale will display its latest innovations at Orgatec 2010 in Cologne, Germany. Highlights will include the Diffrient World chair, LED lighting, Healthcare and Monitor Arm solutions.

NOTE: Para/Flex was known as Paramount at the time of this release.

September 16, 2010
Horizon LED Task Light Receives 2010 Best of Boutique Award

Horizon LED Task Light receives 2010 Best of Boutique Award. Diffrient World Chair receives an Honorable Mention.

July 8, 2010
M2 Monitor Arm Earns IDEA® Award

Humanscale’s M2 monitor arm has earned a prestigious 2010 International Design Excellence Award (IDEA®) from the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA).

July 6, 2010
Humanscale Toronto Awarded Gold LEED-CI Certification

The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded Humanscale’s new Toronto showroom LEED Gold Certification for Commercial Interiors.

July 6, 2010
Humanscale Announces Faces in the Wild Call for Entries

Humanscale is now accepting wildlife-inspired artwork to auction at the tenth-annual Faces in the Wild event.

June 17, 2010
Humanscale Nets Three Major Awards at NeoCon 2010

Humanscale has earned three major awards at the NeoCon World’s Trade Fair 2010—the largest exhibition of contract furnishings in North America—including two Best of NeoCon awards, and a Buildings Innovations Grand Prize.

June 8, 2010
Humanscale to Debut Element 790 LED Task Light at NeoCon 2010

Humanscale will unveil Element 790, the upgraded version of its groundbreaking Element LED task light, at the 2010 NeoCon World’s Trade Fair.

June 8, 2010
Humansale's V7 Wall Mount to be on Display at NeoCon 2010

Humanscale Healthcare will display its V7 articulating wall mount computer solution at the 2010 NeoCon World’s Trade Fair, June 14 – 16 in Chicago.

June 8, 2010
Element Vision LED Task Light to Debut at NeoCon 2010

Humanscale will debut its all-new Element Vision LED task light at the 2010 NeoCon World’s Trade Fair, June 14 – 16 in Chicago.

June 8, 2010
Humanscale to Display Horizon LED Task Light at NeoCon 2010

Humanscale will display its newest lighting innovation at the 2010 NeoCon World’s Trade Fair: the Horizon LED task light by designers Peter Stathis and Michael McCoy.

June 4, 2010
Humanair Personal Zone Air Purifier to Appear at NeoCon 2010

Humanscale takes on the indoor air crisis with one of its latest innovations: a high-performance air purifier that features the most effective air purifying technology in the world.

NOTE: ZŌN was known as Humanair at the time of this release.

June 4, 2010
Humanscale's Paramount to be on Display at NeoCon 2010

Paramount, Humanscale’s ultra-advanced multiple-monitor mounting system, will be on display at the 2010 NeoCon World’s Trade Fair, June 14 – 16 in Chicago.

NOTE: Para/Flex was known as Paramount at the time of this release.

June 4, 2010
Humanscale's Diffrient World Chair to Appear at NeoCon 2010

Humanscale’s Diffrient World chair by legendary designer Niels Diffrient will be on display at the 2010 NeoCon World’s Trade Fair, June 14 – 16 in Chicago.

June 4, 2010
Humanscale to Debut High-Capacity Monitor Arm at NeoCon 2010

Humanscale will debut its newest monitor arm solution at the 2010 NeoCon World’s Trade Fair: The M8 monitor arm.

June 4, 2010
Humanscale to Show T5 Technology Cart at NeoCon 2010

Humanscale Healthcare’s T5 Point-of-Care Technology Cart will be on display at the 2010 NeoCon World’s Trade Fair, June 14 – 16 in Chicago.

April 19, 2010
Element Light Receives Appliance Design Gold Award

Humanscale’s Element LED Task Light has been recognized with a Gold Award in Appliance Design magazine’s 2010 Excellence in Design (EID) competition.

March 15, 2010
Diffrient World Chair Receives Prestigious Red Dot Award

Humanscale’s Diffrient World chair has received the world-renowned Red Dot: Best of the Best award for Product Design from the 2010 Red Dot Awards.

February 11, 2010
Niels Diffrient to Appear at Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt

Niels Diffrient is set to speak at Design for Humans, a forum on user-centered design hosted by the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.

January 1, 2010
Humanscale Healthcare Introduces V7

Humanscale Healthcare introduces the V7 Wall Station computer support solution.

December 30, 2009
Chicago Athenaeum Honors Humanscale Seating & Ergo Tools

Humanscale’s Diffrient World Chair, Element LED task light, Diffrient Technology Light and M2 monitor arm have won prestigious GOOD DESIGN awards.

December 16, 2009
M2 Monitor Arm Receives Interior Design Best of Year Award

The M2 Monitor Arm picks up a "Best of Year" nod from Interior Design magazine.

December 4, 2009
Humanscale Enters Department Store Market

Humanscale is among a select number of high-end contract furniture manufacturers featured in Bloomingdale’s new Sam Flax S.O.H.O. at Bloomingdale’s furniture department.

December 4, 2009
Humanscale Receives Pair of Comfortseating Awards

Humanscale’s Liberty chair and Freedom chair earned 2009 ComfortSeating awards.

December 3, 2009
Diffrient World Chair Receives FX Award

The Diffrient World chair was honored with an FX International Interior Design Award in the Workspace Seating category.

November 24, 2009
Humanscale Seating, Lighting Earn Green Good Design Awards

Humanscale’s Cinto chair and Diffrient Work Light II have each received a 2009 Green GOOD DESIGN Award.

November 24, 2009
M2 Monitor Arm Receives iF Product Design Award

Humanscale's M2 Monitor arm has picked up a prestigious award from the International Forum Design's 56th-annual iF Design Awards.

November 18, 2009
Humanscale Announces Partnership with Artemide

Humanscale and Artemide will join forces to develop new products for the office featuring the latest LED technology.

November 17, 2009
Humanscale Introduces Free Lighting Audits

In partnership with First Energy Group, Humanscale has introduced a completely free lighting- and cost-analysis program.

November 17, 2009
Dual-Source Lighting Yields Multi-Fold Benefits

More research on the health and economic benefits of ergonomic lighting.

November 17, 2009
Tolomeo LED Task Light to be Available Through Humanscale

The new LED version of the iconic Tolomeo task light will now be distributed to the United States contract market through Humanscale.

November 11, 2009
Humanscale Offers Full Range of Consulting Services

Designed to improve worker comfort while lowering injury risks and associated costs, Humanscale Consulting provides a variety of research-based training and assessment programs.

November 4, 2009
Design Smart Seminars Continue Through November

The Design Smart Seminar series continues with “Directions for Change in the Design of the Workplace” and “Public Architecture and the Power of Pro Bono Design.”

November 1, 2009
Humanscale Delivers Sustainability Through Design

Although sustainability has become a buzzword in the contract furniture industry, a commitment to the environment is not always evident in every facet of a product’s development and lifecycle.

 

October 29, 2009
Humanscale Names New Managing Director of Latin America

Alberto Elizondo has joined Humanscale as Managing Director of Latin America.

October 27, 2009
M2 Monitor Arm Receives 'Focus Open' Silver Award

Humanscale’s M2 monitor arm received a “Focus in Silver” award from Focus Open 2009, the 10th installment of Design Center Stuttgart’s Baden-Württemberg International Design Awards.

October 7, 2009
Humanscale Seating to be Featured at National Design Museum

The Niels Diffrient-designed Freedom, Liberty and Diffrient World chairs will be featured as part of the upcoming Design USA: Contemporary Innovation exhibition at the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.

October 1, 2009
Humanscale: Creating a More Comfortable Place to Work

Both I.D. Magazine and The New York Times honor “the gold standard in office seating.”

October 1, 2009
Revolutionary Element LED Task Light Now Shipping

Humanscale’s first foray into LED task lighting—the Element LED task light—is now shipping.

October 1, 2009
Humanscale Sets New Bar With Ultra Simple Task Chair

Humanscale’s Diffrient World chair by legendary designer Niels Diffrient represents ultimate simplicity in a high-performance task chair.

September 29, 2009
Humanscale Products Featured on Screens Big and Small

Humanscale products will share the screen with decorated movie and TV stars such as Bruce Willis, Robin Williams, John Travolta, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Hugh Laurie and Kiefer Sutherland, among others.

September 24, 2009
Humanscale Wins Six Big Awards at IIDEX/NeoCon Canada 2009
Humanscale has netted more awards at IIDEX/NeoCon Canada 2009 than any other exhibitor at the event.
September 18, 2009
Faces in the Wild Art Auction Raises $42k

The September 16, 2009 event raised a total of $21,000 in bids and donations, an amount that was matched by Humanscale to be presented to WWF.

September 18, 2009
Humanscale Healthcare Forms Partnership with Attainia

The majority of Humanscale and Humanscale Healthcare’s products will be available through Attainia.

September 4, 2009
Design Smart Seminars Continue Through September

 Humanscale’s popular Design Smart Seminars series continues in September with two educational sessions.

September 4, 2009
Humanscale to Launch Faces in the Wild Auction on Web

Online bidding precedes the main event—a live and silent auctions and cocktail party in Humanscale’s New York City showroom.

August 25, 2009
Humanscale’s Faces in the Wild Slated for September 16, 2009

Humanscale’s ninth annual Faces in the Wild art auction and design competition will take place in the company’s New York City showroom.

July 7, 2009
Humanscale Announces Faces in the Wild Call For Entries
Humanscale is now accepting animal-inspired artwork to auction at their ninth-annual Faces in the Wild event.
June 16, 2009
Humanscale Wins Five Big Awards at NeoCon 2009

Humanscale has netted five big awards at the NeoCon World’s Trade Fair 2009—the largest exhibition of contract furnishings in North America.

June 11, 2009
M2 Monitor Arm Named "Best Ergonomic Solution"

Humanscale’s M2 monitor arm has been named Best Ergonomic Solution by mix interiors magazine for Mixology09. 

June 4, 2009
Humanscale Sets Record for Buildings Product Innovations Awards

Never before has one company earned so many citations in a given year.

May 29, 2009
Humanscale Sells One-Millionth Freedom Chair

Humanscale announces it has sold one million Freedom chairs by legendary designer Niels Diffrient.

May 27, 2009
Humanair Air Purifier to Debut at NeoCon

Humanscale takes on unhealthy air with its latest innovation.

NOTE: ZŌN was known as Humanair at the time of this release.

May 27, 2009
Humanscale Introduces Two New Seating Textiles

Humanscale announces the introduction of Ginkgo and Lotus, two new textiles by award-winning designer Elizabeth Whelan.

May 27, 2009
Humanscale Introduces Diffrient Technology Light

Integrating two power outlets and an optional data port into its base, Humanscale’s versitile Diffrient Technology Light is now shipping.

May 27, 2009
Humanscale Healthcare Reintroduces T5 Technology Cart

The upgraded T5 features improved cable management and sleek new aesthetics while maintaining mobility and comfort with a high-performance power system for both laptops and PCs.

May 27, 2009
Element Lights Up New LED Technology At NeoCon

Humanscale’s first LED task lighting solution is set to make its debut at NeoCon 2009, June 15 – 17.

May 27, 2009
Humanscale Healthcare Introduces V7

Humanscale Healthcare introduces the V7 Wall Station computer support solution.

May 27, 2009
Humanscale Moves Toward Paperless Literature

Humanscale has adopted an electronic marketing initiative that will reduce the number of brochures it prints by 90% and save more than 1,300 trees each year.

May 27, 2009
Humanscale to Debut L6 Notebook Manager at NeoCon 2009

The newest in Humanscale’s family of ergonomically designed laptop solutions, the L6 provides features that simplify the ergonomic use of laptop computers.

May 21, 2009
Humanscale Announces 6G Keyboard Mechanism

Set to debut at NeoCon 2009, the 6G features an advanced design that sets a new standard for keyboard mechanisms.

April 29, 2009
Popular Design Smart Seminars Continue Into May

“The Adaptable Workplace: Ergonomic Design and Productivity” and “Public Architecture and the Power of Pro Bono Design" are available in May.

April 24, 2009
Diffrient Speaks at University of Minnesota

One hundred-fifty University of Minnesota design students are benefiting from the insights of legendary industrial designer Niels Diffrient.

April 24, 2009
Humanscale Sets New Bar with Ultra Simple Task Chair

Humanscale’s Diffrient World chair by legendary designer Niels Diffrient will debut at NeoCon 2009, June 15 – 17.

March 27, 2009
M2 to Revolutionize Dynamic Monitor Arm Category

Humanscale introduces the M2, an ultra-simple monitor arm that offers a longer life and a more eco- and value-conscious choice than any current-generation monitor arm.

March 25, 2009
Diffrient Work Light II Brightens iF Awards

Heralded for its innovation, performance and green qualities, Humanscale’s Diffrient Work Light II has won a prestigious 2009 iF product design award in the Lighting category.

March 24, 2009
Humanscale Design Smart Seminars Continue Into Spring

Humanscale’s popular Design Smart Seminar series continues in April with four educational events.

March 3, 2009
Humanscale Honored by Green Dot Awards

Humanscale’s Liberty Side chair, Access Rail and CPU600 have been recognized by the 2008 Green Dot Awards for their exceptionally sustainable designs.

February 24, 2009
Humanscale Design Smart Seminars Continue Through March
John Cary and Professor Alan Hedge continue talks in March.
February 5, 2009
Humanscale Philly Awarded Silver LEED-CI Certification

This reflects Humanscale’s longstanding commitment to the environment, from the design and manufacture of its products to its office and showroom interiors.

January 30, 2009
Humanscale Design Smart Seminars Continue Into Spring

Humanscale’s popular Design Smart Seminar series continues in February with eight educational events in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

January 18, 2009
Element LED Task Light Now Available To Consumers
The Element LED task light by Humanscale is now available to consumers.
 
January 14, 2009
Humanscale Opens Expanded London Showroom
To support recent European growth, Humanscale has opened a new showroom in London.
January 9, 2009
Chicago Athenaeum Honors Humanscale Work Light, Wall Station

The Diffrient Work Light II and V3 Wall Station have won GOOD DESIGN awards from the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design.

January 7, 2009
Humanscale Expands Design Smart Seminar Series

Humanscale kicks off 2009 with a pair of seminars by Professor Alan Hedge.

January 5, 2009
Humanscale Introduces Squiggle

Humanscale Freedom and Liberty chairs can now be outfitted in Squiggle, a new textile by Lori Weitzner.

December 19, 2008
Humanscale Expands Global Production

Humanscale has announced that Liberty chairs sold to customers in the Asia Pacific region will now be assembled in China.

November 28, 2008
Humanscale Expands Global Distribution Capacity

Shiavello has strengthened its partnership with Humanscale by adding a production assembly line for Humanscale’s Liberty chair.

November 25, 2008
Humanscale’s New Paramount Debuts

Humanscale introduces the new Paramount, a multiple-monitor display system supporting one to eight flat panel monitors on a single parabolic mount.

NOTE: Para/Flex was known as Paramount at the time of this release.

November 20, 2008
Humanscale Sponsors WWF Conservation Efforts in Cambodia

Through a three-year, $750,000 sponsorship of a new World Wildlife Fund program, Humanscale will help prevent the destruction of one of the last pristine wilderness areas of southeast Asia.

October 31, 2008
Humanscale’s Diffrient Work Light II a Winner

Buildings Magazine gave the Diffrient Work Light II a Citation of Excellence in their annual Product Innovations Awards.

October 24, 2008
Humanscale Products Have Staying Power on Screen

Drew Barrymore, Robert De Niro, Robin Williams and John Travolta are just a few of the stars who will share the big screen with Humanscale in 2009.

October 10, 2008
Humanscale Opens Hong Kong Showroom

International sales comprised 23% of the company’s total sales in 2007, a figure expected to increase in 2008.

September 19, 2008
Humanscale's New Showroom Open for Designers' Saturday

The first Designer's Saturday showcase in twenty years will be at Humanscale's London showroom.

August 1, 2008
Switch Mouse Provides Unprecedented Ergonomic Comfort

Research shows that mouse fit and versatility are important factors for user health and safety on the job.

July 11, 2008
Humanscale’s Switch Mouse Now Shipping

Humanscale’s award-winning Switch Mouse is now available for purchase at a list price of $120.

June 27, 2008
Humanscale’s Award-Winning Cinto Now Shipping

 Humanscale’s much anticipated, award-winning Cinto chair is now available for purchase.

June 12, 2008
Buildings Magazine Recognizes Humanscale’s NeatLinks

The award recognizes the new cable management system as one of the most innovative solutions to today’s facilities challenges.

June 3, 2008
Humanscale Expansion Includes Chicago Showroom

An updated and expanded Humanscale showroom comes to Chicago.

May 16, 2008
Hugely Successful Faces in the Wild Event Raises $150k

The May 13, 2008, event raised a record-setting $75,000 in bids and donations alone, more than five times the sum collected during the 2007 event.

May 2, 2008
Humanscale to Launch Faces in the Wild Auction on Web

Humanscale will kick off an online preview of the eighth annual Faces in the Wild fundraiser.

May 1, 2008
Humanscale Ergonomics Experts: Humanscale Consulting

Humanscale Consulting offers unparalleled, up-to-date expertise on the latest ergonomic and human factors research related to office work.

May 1, 2008
Humanscale Design, Human Factors Expert: Niels Diffrient

Widely considered the preeminent expert and a pioneer in the area of ergonomic design, Diffrient currently contributes groundbreaking designs exclusively to Humanscale.

April 25, 2008
Humanscale’s Faces in the Wild Slated for May 13, 2008

Humanscale’s eighth annual Faces in the Wild art auction and design competition will take place on May 13, 2008, from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m., in the company’s New York City showroom.

April 25, 2008
Humanscale Introduces Bridget Stripe and Squiggle

Humanscale Freedom and Liberty chairs can now be outfitted with two stylish and sustainable new textiles: Bridget Stripe and Squiggle.

April 22, 2008
Buildings Magazine Recognizes Diffrient Work Light II

Buildings magazine will feature Humanscale’s Diffrient Work Light II—an Editors’ Choice, Top Product Pick for 2008—in its June 2008 issue.

March 28, 2008
Humanscale Achieves 23.4% Growth in 2007

Humanscale announces that sales revenues in 2007 reached $184 million, a year-over-year increase of 23.4%.

March 17, 2008
treehugger.com Hails Humanscale Environmental Policy

TreeHugger.com has commended Humanscale for using a significant percentage of recycled materials in a majority of their product lines. 

February 22, 2008
New Humanscale Air Purifier Lauded by Museum of Modern Art

The Museum of Modern Art is featuring the Humanair air purifier by Humanscale in its exhibition, Design and the Elastic Mind.

NOTE: ZŌN was known as Humanair at the time of this release.

February 22, 2008
Humanscale Healthcare Announces Expansion

A newly expanded Humanscale Healthcare will debut at the HIMSS08 Conference and Exhibition.

January 28, 2008
Humanscale Announces Design Smart Seminars

Seminars currently scheduled include topics on building green, design and human behavior research, and office ergonomics.

January 24, 2008
Humanscale Announces Faces in the Wild Call for Entries

Humanscale is now accepting animal-inspired artwork to auction at their eighth annual Faces in the Wild event.

January 8, 2008
Humanscale Introduces Platinum 5G Keyboard System

The Platinum 5G Keyboard System, the first all-silver keyboard solution in the office furniture market, is now available.

December 27, 2007
Chicago Athenaeum Honors Paramount, Switch Mouse

The oldest competition of its kind, GOOD DESIGN has evaluated entries based on innovation, form, materials and construction, concept, function, utility and aesthetic appeal since 1950.

NOTE: Para/Flex was known as Paramount at the time of this release.

December 11, 2007
Humanscale Fills Hotel Chelsea Lounge to Capacity

The Humanscale sales team and members of New York’s architecture and design community enjoyed the festive atmosphere and terrific company at the hot-ticket soiree.

December 5, 2007
Humanscale’s Switch Mouse Recognized Worldwide

The International Forum Design has honored Humanscale’s Switch Mouse with a 2008 iF Product Design Award.

November 16, 2007
Consumer Electronics Association Honors Switch Mouse

The Switch Mouse will be featured on the 2008 Innovations honoree website and in Consumer Electronics Vision magazine.

November 5, 2007
Flat Panel Monitor Arms Improve Comfort at Work

A Cornell University study reports that M7 Flat Panel Monitor Arms reduce Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) symptoms and musculoskeletal discomfort, and enhance workstation utilization and satisfaction.

October 25, 2007
Humanscale Supports InformeDesign® Improvements

Thanks in part to a Humanscale donation, the University of Minnesota is improving InformeDesign, a free online research and communications tool for design professionals.

October 18, 2007
Humanscale Healthcare’s T5 Wins Big in 2007

T5 Point-of-Care Technology Cart is Industrial and Life Science Design First Category Winner and earned first prize in the iDA Medical/Scientific Machinery category.

October 16, 2007
Another Win for Humanscale’s Switch Mouse

Also known as the G-Mark, this top nod draws consumer attention to products that improve lives and advance industrial activity.

October 15, 2007
Humanscale’s Cinto Chair Wins 4 Design Awards

Humanscale’s Cinto has picked up four prestigious awards.

October 5, 2007
Manuel Saez Among Fast Company’s Emerging Masters of Design

The “Masters of Design” feature in the October 2007 issue of Fast Company highlights the innovators and creators who are shaping design in business today.

October 5, 2007
Humanscale Products Earn Gold At IIDEX/NeoCon 2007

The Switch Mouse and CPU600 picked up Gold Innovation Awards at IIDEX/NeoCon Canada 2007.

September 14, 2007
Humanscale Design Director to Speak at International Design & Sustainability Conference

Humanscale Design Director Manuel Saez is among the distinguished industrial design industry leaders invited to speak at the Design and Sustainability Conference in Stockholm, Sweden.

July 2, 2007
T5 Technology Cart Now Shipping

The T5 combines unmatched ergonomic comfort and mobility with a high-performance power system for both laptops and PCs in healthcare environments.

July 2, 2007
Humanscale: Creating a More Comfortable Place to Work

Just one company in the contract furniture industry was named among the top ten companies worldwide “that help push design forward” by I.D. Magazine.

July 2, 2007
Liberty Side Chair Now in Production

Developed by legendary designer Niels Diffrient, the Liberty Side chair offers beautiful styling and uncompromising comfort for side chair applications.

June 28, 2007
Humanscale Monofilament Stripe Meets Environmental Standard

Humanscale’s Monofilament Stripe textile has achieved the independent bluesign® environmental standard.

June 28, 2007
Humanscale to be Featured in ‘The Dream Home’ Project

The project, officially titled The Dream Home; Evolution in Design and Technology, is designed to introduce the latest environmentally friendly and technologically advanced products to the Southwestern market in one enclosed setting.

June 15, 2007
Humanscale Switch Mouse Wins Big Domestically & Abroad

The Switch Mouse has picked up three noteworthy awards in recent weeks, including two top prizes at the recent NeoCon World’s Trade Fair 2007 in Chicago.

May 23, 2007
L2 Earns High Ratings from Buildings Magazine

Humanscale’s award-winning L2 Notebook Manager received high marks in the Editors’ Choice Product Review Spotlight in the May 2007 issue of Buildings magazine.

May 22, 2007
Buildings Magazine Selects Cinto as Top Product Pick

Humanscale’s award-winning Cinto chair will be featured in the June 2007 issue of Buildings magazine as an Editors’ Choice – Top Product Pick for 2007.

May 1, 2007
Humanscale Launches Hospitality Division

Humanscale announces the launch of its hospitality division.

April 23, 2007
Humanscale Switch Mouse Goes For Gold In EID Awards

The Humanscale Switch Mouse has earned a Gold EID award in appliance DESIGN magazine’s 20th Annual Excellence in Design Competition.

April 20, 2007
Humanscale Faces in the Wild Nets $26k for Wildlife
Humanscale’s annual Faces in the Wild art auction brought in approximately $13,000 in bids—an amount matched by Humanscale for a total of $26,000.
April 3, 2007
Niels Diffrient to Speak at Design Forum

Legendary designer Niels Diffrient will join New York Times art critic Michael Kimmelman for “Art Meets Design and Other Conundrums: Niels Diffrient and Michael Kimmelman in Conversation.”

March 30, 2007
Faces in the Wild Online Preview Auction Now Live

The Faces in the Wild online preview auction is now live and will supplement the upcoming live and silent auctions scheduled for April 12, 2007, in Humanscale’s London showroom.

March 30, 2007
Standing Room Only At Humanscale Ergoforum

The roundtable event, themed “Design to Implementation,” was hosted in Los Angeles and featured a panel of local experts.

March 29, 2007
Humanscale Helps USGBC Achieve Platinum LEED Status

With support from Humanscale, the U.S. Green Building Council has successfully achieved Platinum LEED status for its new headquarters.

March 21, 2007
Humanscale Seating Now Available in Ultraleathe™ Promessa

Humanscale’s award-winning Freedom and Liberty lines of seating are now available in Ultraleather™ Promessa, a luxurious simulated leather by Ultrafabrics.

March 15, 2007
Niels Diffrient Named Tastemaker by forbes.com

Forbes.com has tapped legendary designer Niels Diffrient as one of ten “Tastemakers” for 2007 in the area of industrial design.

March 13, 2007
Humanscale Introduces the Switch Mouse

Humanscale introduces the Switch Mouse, a revolutionary new mousing solution that brings unprecedented ergonomics to computer users.

March 8, 2007
Humanscale Design Studio Expands

The Humanscale Design Studio announces that it now provides complete industrial design services to third-party clients.

March 7, 2007
Liberty Side Chair Now in Production

Humanscale’s Liberty Side chair, companion to the multi-award winning Liberty Task and Conference chair line, is now in full production.

March 2, 2007
Annual Faces in the Wild Auction Slated for London

The event will benefit two charitable causes—World Wildlife Fund and the John Aspinall Foundation—and is scheduled for April 12, 2007, in Humanscale’s London showroom.

March 1, 2007
Diffrient Light Offers Shining Example of Bright Design
Humanscale’s Diffrient Light is designed to provide optimal task illumination via state-of-the-art electronics and compact fluorescent technology for maximum ergonomic results and cost savings.
March 1, 2007
Humanscale Announces New Standard in CPU Holders

The CPU600 sets a new standard for CPU holder function and ease of use.

January 1, 2007
Humanscale Cinto to Ship in 2007

Humanscale’s much-anticipated award-winning Cinto chair will begin shipping in late 2007.



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