Today Steelcase announces a new relationship with Extremis, a renowned Belgian furniture design group with a collection of products that focus on togetherness and celebrating life outdoors. Steelcase will offer a collection of Extremis products throughout the U.S., Mexico and Canada with expected availability in late summer 2018. The Extremis collection adds to the extensive Steelcase portfolio of outdoor office furniture, offering expanded design options with easy access through one of the largest dealer networks in the industry.
“Organizations understand that great employee experiences can be enhanced by bringing their people together in inspiring places. Outdoor spaces enhance wellbeing, support hospitality and expand the workplace ecosystem for creative collaboration,” said Allan Smith, Vice President, Global Marketing at Steelcase. “This relationship will give our customers easy access to more outdoor furniture choices through our industry-leading dealer network.”
Founded by Dirk Wynants in 1994, Extremis is on a mission to combine intelligent design based on Flemish common sense with a famous Burgundian lifestyle. With headquarters and manufacturing in Poperinge, Belgium, the company’s design ethos is derived from a Shaker quote: “Don’t make anything, unless it is both necessary and useful… and if it is, don’t hesitate to make it beautiful.” With that in mind, Extremis began making furniture suited for the outdoors and indoors in completely non-standard ways.
“We’ve never lost our strong focus on intelligent, common sense innovation and sustainability,” said Dirk Wynants, founder, owner, head designer, big boss, beer brewer and collector of titles at Extremis. “Our designs provide tools to bring people together and stimulate conversation. Our new relationship with Steelcase provides workplaces with more choices when it comes to connecting their people.”
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