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The Christmas Gift of Office Furniture?!? Yes – it’s a thing!

When it comes to online Christmas shopping, the last online store you’d probably think to visit is a office furniture website. However, each year we talk to more and more shoppers looking for that perfect holiday gift for family members and friends. You’re probably thinking, “LOL! Because my teenage son really wants a conference table under the tree…

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The Revival of Mid Century Modern Style Furniture

  Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ve probably noticed the resurgence in mid-century modern style office furniture. It’s everywhere you turn now: offices, storefronts, on TV shows and commercials. It might be that white leather chair with the sleek, chrome armrests or that Eames-style sofa with the tufted buttons. Seemingly overnight, everyone’s office…

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Big & Tall Rated Office Chairs: Shopper’s Guide

Americans are getting taller and heavier as the years go by. According to the CDC, Americans are on average 25 lbs heavier and 1 inch taller than in 1960. This can create issues in the workplace when it comes to employee seating. What happens when a person is too large for their office chair? The…

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NEOCON 2014 Summary

NEOCON 2014 The Modern Office staff once again attended the annual NEOCON design exposition and conference in Chicago from June 9th to June 11th, 2014. Our main interest was in office furniture, but everything from fabrics to flooring to interior building products and more were on display in over 1 million square feet of showroom…

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An Alternative to Office Chair Casters.

Have you noticed how swivel chairs on TV news or talk shows don’t have casters? The reason is to keep the chairs from rolling so that the interviewer and guests can’t move out of the view of the camera. This also keeps the set looking neat and balanced. Instead of casters, the chairs have stationary…

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Is 2014 the Year of the Orange Office Chair?

Saturated hues have been popular in office furniture for the past couple of years. Hues that are saturated are seen as vivid or pure colors. They contrast with wood tones and neutral or subdued colors to give emphasis and “pop”. Orange is predicted by some to be a hot color in 2014. Orange office chairs…

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Twin Cities Office Furniture Showroom

Does Modern Office Have a Showroom? Yes, we do. Even though Modern Office’s customers are located throughout the U.S. and beyond, we have an office furniture showroom for our Minneapolis, Minnesota and Twin Cities customers located at 6900 Shady Oak Road, Eden Prairie, MN (Monday through Friday, 9AM to 5PM). We display over 100 different…

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