KI in the news

Review - CDW2019
Mix Interior Magazine - Issue 195 | June 2019
Every now and again, however, there is something that simply needs to be addressed – and the recent Clerkenwell Design Week is a perfect example of this. On the face of it, with the weather playing ball once again, it felt like the three-day event was very much the celebration of all that’s good in the market that we always hope it will be; a festival.
Spotlight - Manufacturer Report
Mix Interiors | April 2019
Founded in 1941, KI (Krueger International, Inc) remains employee-owned and has grown to become one of the world's largest, most respected furniture manufacturing group...

CDW preview by Mix Interiors
Mix Interiors | May 2019
Clerkenwell is home to more creative businesses and architects per square mile than anywhere else on the planet, making it truly one of the most important design hubs in the world.
KI to debut at Clerkenwell Design Week
OEN Magazine | March 209
KI will make its Clerkenwell Design Week debut in 2019 with a pop-up showroom at Paxton Locher House on Clerkenwell Green. This home will be transformed into 'KI House' for the launch of several new UK-designed and manufactured products.
Jonathan Hindle on the furniture industry and Brexit
OnOffice | March 2019 - Issue 141
In the run-up to Brexit, Design Guild Mark founder, Jonathan Hindle, speaks to the importance of celebrating British craft.
RFID lockers
OnOffice | Feb 2019

KI Europe helps the world's leading organisations to create working environments that bring together great design and new technology. RFID and other contactless technologies present vast opportunities for both workers and organisations, and KI Europe is at the forefront of this...

Double Fronted
OnOffice | November 2018
The unassuming streets running between Southwark and London Bridge tube stations have always had a quiet appeal to me...
A Look Inside GPJ’s Modern New London Office
Officelovin' | 19 October 2018
GPJ (George P. Johnson), a global marketing agency that specialises in event and brand marketing, recently relocated into a new office in London’s Waterloo neighboorhood, designed and built in cooperation between JAC Group, Studio Weave, and Architecture 00.
Revitalisation of Japan House London with KI
Design Insider | 15 October 2018
KI have revitalised Japan House London with their exquisite chairs, providing a perfect addition to the multifunctional space and library. Japan House London looks to showcase the best of what Japan has to offer beyond stereotypes. Inside, visitors can find a restaurant, auditorium, library, retail space, temporary exhibition gallery and events facilities.
What flexible working brings to the table
Business Info | Issue 137
Business Info explores the impact of flexible working on office desking.
Welcome to Japan
FX Magaine | October 2018, Issue 295
Welcome to Japan, without any of the cliches and stereotypes. The London version in an international series has been designed by Katayama Masamichi, of Wonderwall, aiming to create a view that references Japan’s deep-rooted concepts.
Channel Info - in focus: Furniture
Channel Info | September 2018
Reengineering wood for a greener future.
An amazing new non-toxic bioadhesive could transform the engineered wood industry forever.
The CSD Blog - London Deisgn Festival 2018
The CSD Blog | 26 September 2018
CSD at the London Design Festival: Innovations in Learning and Working Spaces
OnOffice features: Joonyeon Cho’s Motion Office
OnOffice Magazine | October 2018
A recent RCA graduate and designer has created a piece that encourages movement and wellness within the office – but will employees be willing to remove their shoes?
Office design should take account of the quality of interactions as well as quantity
Insight | 20 September 2018
Ever since technology first made it possible for people to work remotely from their colleagues, there has been speculation that the physical office could be dispensed with entirely; and with it the idea that people should come together to work in the same place at the same time to achieve common goals and to share in a common identity.
What's in store?
FMJ | July 2018
Agile working requires a more sophisticated approach to personal storage than the traditional desk pedestal. Sara Bean finds out how specialist storage providers are meeting the challenge.

Virtual Reality: The Workplace of the Future
INEX | July 2018
In recent years, the availability of virtual and augmented reality technology has increased hugely and rapidly. And, although it may seem strange and unlikely, it’s still somewhat understandable that it’s now starting to creep into the workplace; saying that in some ways it’s already had an impact.
In.The workplace - Ergonomic-Tree
In.Design | May 2018
Welcome to in.The Work Place – a fresh feature to in.Design which focuses exclusively on trending workplace topics. This month, we’re stressing the importance of good office ergonomics: how working conditions can affect productivity, creativity and employee wellbeing.
FMFocus - Conteactless technology and KI 800 Series Storage
PFM | March 2018

Contactless technology + KI 800 Series Storage: Creating better, more agile workplaces

Contactless radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology is part of our everyday lives. From bank cards to smart devices, they help us make payments, access buildings, get on public transport and more.

Proud House, Clarion Housing Group
Mix Interiors | January 2018
We’ve been to the More London complex a number of times in the past – and yet we’re still wowed by this vibrant, modern business neighbourhood. The chief reason for this is that we have to admit that we’re of a certain age and can still remember how this area of the South Bank once looked and felt. There can be few greater transformations in the heart of the capital over the past couple of decades.
Psychology in the workplace
OnOffice Magazine | October 2017
Workplace strategists and designers are applying lessons from psychology to create spaces that can be enjoyed by all personality types
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KI furniture helps create agile, flexible workspaces
Tomorrow's FM Yearbook 2017 | Auguest 2017
KI has helped transform Philips' UK HW into a happier, healthier, high performing working environment, with its range of UK designed and manufactured furniture.
KI furniture creates flexible workspace at Paramount
Tomorrow's FM | July 2017
KI has helped film production giant Paramount Pictures create an agile, flexible new workspace at their new UK headquarters.
KI helps to create agile, flexible workspace at Paramount Pictures' UK HQ
Workplace Insight - Online | 22 June 2017
KI has helped film production Paramount Pictures create an agile, flexible new workspace at their stunning new UK headquarters. Drenched in natural light, the offices offer staff and visitors views over the adjacent green space and lake, as well as sweeping views across London.
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Biophilic design can create better working and learning environments
PSS Magazine | May/June 2017
It could be argued that, perhaps without deliberate intent, domestic interiors have a well-established history of biophilic design - simply because they reflect our natural preferences, as animals, to be connected to the biosphere that sustains us.
KI's 800 Series featured on OnOffice Products
OnOffice | April 2017
KI’s 800 Series is a comprehensive collection of lockers, cupboards, lateral filing drawers and pedestals that can now be fitted with RFIDenabled locks.
KI's 800 Series now RFID-enabled
PFM | March 2017
Designed and manufactured in the UK, KI’s 800 Series is widely recognised as the best storage system on the market. With over 4 million units sold since 1996, this widely popular collection of lockers, cupboards, lateral filing drawers and pedestals now comes with RFID-enabled locks, eliminating the need for keys.
Electric Beats - Philips case study
Mix Interiors | February 2017
Philips - one of the worlds most valuable brands chose KI's workstations and storage systems for their UK head office.
OnOffice - Cupboard love by Charlotte Taylor
OnOffice Magazine | February 2017
The growth of agile working has brought a new wave of flexible and attractive storage options into the office.

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Lost your keys?
pfm | January 2017
6 reasons why keyless storage makes good business sense...
Office News - Agile, flexible workspace
OEN magazine | Dec/Jan 2017
KI has helped Philips create an improved working environment with its range of UK designed and manufactured furniture products. Read more...
Brief encounters: Let's hear it for the new generation of designers
FX Magazine | December2016 | Issue 273
Let's hear it for the new generation of designers working towards a happier, healthier, more productive and sustainable workplace. Veronica Simpson checks out the finalist in KI Europe's Kickstart competition.
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RSA welcomes clients and brokers to new office in the heart of Birmingham
Design Insider Live | 11th October 2016
Located a stone’s throw from Snow Hill Station in Birmingham’s prestigious business district, the leading insurer, RSA’s new Trading Site puts its employees at the heart of the customer experience.
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KI's 800 Series Storage and Work2 chosen by RSA
Workplace Insight | 10th October 2016
Specifying various configurations of KI’s 800 Series Storage and Work2 cantilever benching in a grey and white colour scheme, RSA selected furniture that actively supports a clean desk environment, ensuring a presentable customer-focused ‘front of house’ space at all times.
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Dezeen - 5 trends to look out for at London Design Festival 2016
Dezeen magazine | 19th September 2016
The world's most popular and influential architecture and design magazine Dezeen featured KI Europe's workplace innovation exhibition, as one of the 5 trends to look out for at this years London Design Festival within workplace design.
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KI award winner featured on the cover of Mix Interiors
Mix Interiors | Issue 167 - September
Winner of KI award, Christian Felsner's project 'Aktor' can be found on this months cover of Mix Interiors. Along with Christian, other students of RCA/Imperial College London and Mixology student of the year award winner Connor Holland will showcase their projects at KI Europe's HQ & showroom during London Design Festival 2016.
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OnOff - London Design Festival 2016 with KI
OnOffice Magazine | Issue 112, p115
This year's London Design Festival (LDF) runs from 17-25 September. KI Europe have been featured on OnOffice's LDF highlights which include recent graduates of the RCA/Imperial College double masters course exciting new projects that explore means of creating happier, healthier workplaces in the future.
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KI Awards for RCA/Imperial College Students
INEX | July 2016
Christian Felsner and Christina Peterson, two students who are both undertook the joint Royal College of Art (RCA)/ Imperial College Innovation Design Engineering double masters course have been presented with KI Awards.
KI's workplace furniture collection
OEN Magazine | July 2016
KI's EC4 collection featured in Office Equipment News 60th anniversary edition.
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The next 12 months is vital for us all!
Mix Interior - Issue 162 | April 2016
Mix Interior’s spotlight report on the next 12 months in UK manufacturing, comments from a number of UK manufacturing bosses including KI’s Group Managing Director Jonathan Hindle
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Love Your Workplace
OFAS - Office Furniture Advisory - Issue 80 | Spring 2016
Love Your Workplace featured in OFAS magazine page 26-27.
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Inside the Mind
FMJ - Facilities Management Journal | February 2016
FMJ’s interiors focus on the effect that office interiors have upon staff’s morale and productivity. Johnathan Hindle, group MD expanded opinion on HR failed to getting the best out of staff members.
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No more shoulder-pads
Business Info Magazine - Issue 124 | January 2016
Jonathan Hindle, Group Managing Director of KI highlights the influence well-being is having on office design.
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Jonathan Hindle - I'll Tell You Something
People Managaement | December 2015
pg. 19 - HR can find an alternative to ‘cookie cutter’ workplace design.
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Two-Thirds of Workspaces Cause Unhappiness – So Why Do Corporates Still Use Them?
Officing Today | October 2015
70% of workspaces are open-plan – yet these are found to reduce motivation, productivity and happiness. Further findings on the relationship between workspace design and personality reveals that catering to individuals can unlock greater productivity.
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KI’s Sway2 featured on Mix Interior’s spotlight
Mix Interior 157 | September 2015
Mix Interior's Spotlight takes a look at the innovation that has underpinned those technological breakthroughs – the often overlooked yet game-changing processes, materials and products that support the modern, agile office landscape and the technology it so relies upon
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The Relationship Between Personality and Workspace Design
Offing Today | September 2015
At a roundtable discussion hosted by business psychologists OPP and workplace design firm KI, attended by Officing Today, it was revealed that most of today’s workplaces fail to accommodate the personality needs of individual employees. This is causing widespread discomfort and a severe drain on productivity.
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KI's storage chosen for Societe Generale's open plan office in London
Mix Interior 156 | July 2015
Fixed or agile? Completely open plan? Team or individual? Project Manager Jeremy Gibbs from Societe Generale selects KI’s 800 Series Storage.
Getting inside wellbeing
FMJ - Facilities Management Journal | February 2015
FMJ's focus on interiors for their February 2015 edition looks at staff wellbeing. Stating that it should be a facility manager's top priority, it discusses how getting it right can improve morale, productivity and profitability.
Spotlight: UK Manufacturing - Adopted Sons and Worshipful Brothers
Mix Interiors | Issue 151: February 2015
Mix Interior's spotlight report on UK manufacturing explores some of Britain's key furniture and interiors manufacturers - their businesses, innovations and developments, and about the social impact they make to their local communities, international competitiveness and how our industry can ensure a prosperous future.
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2015 Predictions
Mix Interiors - 150th issue | January 2015
"Seeing as this is a landmark issue for us and it is ‘that time of year’, we asked a few industry friends to muse (those who get the headline will also get the pun here!) over the year just past and the 12 months ahead. Here are their insightful, honest and occasionally funny thoughts."
The true value of workplace art lies in how it makes people feel
Workplace Insight | 09 February 2015
The absence of art in a workplace often signifies a lack of commitment to that space by an organisation’s management just as much as a failure to adorn our walls at home betrays an unloved dwelling...
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ToggleSE sit-stand featured in FX magazine
FX magazine | July 2014
p.91 - Furniture section features KI Europe's new ToggleSE sit-stand desk range, a direct response to customer needs and a growing trend of wellness in the workplace including reducing lengthy periods of remaining seated.
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United we stand
Interior Design Today | July 2014
KI has delivered and installed its UniteSE storage collection, for the new ITV offices at Media City, Manchester.
UniteSE workstations for global Medical Contract Research Organisation
The Art of Design | Issue 9
KI has completed an installation of their UniteSE workstations in record time, to a top, global Medical Contract Research Organisation (MCRO).
KI provide UniteSE Storage for ITV
The Art of Design | March 2014
KI has delivered and installed its UniteSE storage collection, for the new ITV offices at Media City, Manchester.
Creativity, community and collaboration

Collaboration is at the heart of George P Johnson’s transformative new Central London office project
Meet and Greet
FMJ | November 2017
Receptions are evolving to meet the changing needs of todays office buildings. But there's still a long way to go.
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KI furniture helps create agile, flexible workspace at Philips’ new UK HQ
FMJ - Online | 23 Nov 2016
Staff at Philips’ UK HQ have successfully transitioned to their new agile working environment, a culmination of many months of research and preparation. Located in Guildford adjacent to the company’s former offices, the new facilities achieve 30% greater density while offering a vastly improved environment for the flexible workforce.
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