Category Archives: Case Studies

St. Joseph’s Hospital


St. Joseph’s Hospital is an award winning and nationally ranked hospital that combines the convenience and caring experience of a community hospital with the technology and expertise of a major academic medical center. The hospital renovated their space in 2012 and needed office revolution to create a standards furniture program for their ER. The teams challenge was to specify furniture based on durability and clean-ability while maintaining an upscale aesthetic. The project scope included furniture for; private offices, waiting areas, exam rooms, and seating for nurses stations.

  • Client: Presence Health
  • Type: Healthcare
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Products: National, Nemschoff, Kimball, KI
  • Design Firm: HKS
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Prophet, a global brand consulting firm, selected a West Loop loft for their new Chicago office. The result is a clean and modern interior mixed with the rough, exposed architectural elements of the loft. The workspace features a combination of benching and glass-front private offices. To encourage client and employee interaction, the design incorporates a number of break out zones including a cafe, library and several lounge areas.

  • Client: Prophet
  • Type: Brand Consulting Firm
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Products: Teknion workstations,
  • private offices and task seating,
  • Allermuir lounge and cafe seating
  • Design Firm: Gary Lee Partners
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Hub Group


Hub Group, the national leader in model shipping, recently completed their new 130,000 square foot headquarters in Oak Brook, IL. The design showcases their signature green shipping containers used to create casual lounge areas within the open office. This new space reflects their company culture, encouraging high levels of interaction and collaboration, as well as incorporating sustainable technologies to award the building with LEED Gold status.

  • Client: Hub Group
  • Type: Transportation Management
  • Location: Oak Brook, IL
  • Products: Teknion, Halcon,
  • Coalesse, Bernhardt, Keilhauer
  • Design Firm: SCB
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Baker & McKenzie


Baker & McKenzie is a leading global law firm with it’s founding office located in the heart of downtown Chicago.

Occupying the top eight floors of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Building, their new office offers expansive views overlooking Lake Michigan and Millennium Park. With an emphasis on sustainable design, this new state of the art facility has received LEED CI Gold certification. As part of this sustainable initiative, over one mile of Teknion glass demountable walls are used to maximize daylight and views for staff of all levels. With this new transparency came a cultural transformation where partners, associates, administrative staff and guests are all visible to one another.

  • Client: Baker & McKenzie
  • Type: Law Firm
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Products: Teknion, Halcon, Stylex, Humanscale, Wilkahn, Cassina, HBF, Vitra
  • Design Firm: Goettsch Partners
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