We are a research-led strategy firm serving the contract interiors market.


Our personalized grass-roots approach goes beyond typical market research analytics by leveraging our extensive knowledge of the contract interiors industry.

  • Focus Groups
  • Surveys
  • Competitive Analysis


Our experienced specialists will work closely with you to use the research gathered to develop strategies that drive your business forward.

  • Product Development Strategy
  • Business Strategy
  • Creative Brainstorming and Strategy Sessions
  • A&D Strategy


We can help you develop tactical tools to execute your strategy – everything from Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to informing you of the latest industry trends.

  • CEU Development & Training
  • Marketing Content Development
  • Trends Workshops

Contract Furniture’s Tectonic SHIFT

May 30, 2017 by Amanda Schneider

Major changes are afoot in the Contract Interiors market, which was built upon specification of cubicles and panel systems but is drifting into a world of ancillary that may fundamentally change core elements of how this industry operates.


Space: WeWork, Submitted by: Stantec Chicago

Furniture Makers Prepare: As Gen Z Enters the Office, More Change is Coming

November 22, 2016 by Amanda Schneider

As millennials continue to progress in their careers, the workplace conversation is already turning – designers are starting to plan for a new crop of young workers with divergent needs: Generation Z.


Image: Van Eck. Photo credit © Limor Garfinkle. TPG Architecture. Source: Workwell Partners

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