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June 9, 2021

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Office Furniture Minus the Office

In a post-pandemic workspace, it’s clear one size doesn’t fit all. Last week, I spoke with Nick Kazakoff, president of Onetwosix Design Inc., about their Loop Phone Booths for a design article. However, one of the most interesting parts ... Read more.

Message From the Editor

No workplace will be untouched by the incoming of the new generation, Gen Z. Every generation has different ways they work and it’s in employers best interests, regardless of industry, to understand what makes their employees tick and what they need to do the very best job. Right now is an interesting time in workplaces as we have three generations working side by side. 

– Alethea Spiridon, co-editor

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Latest News

Krug is Expanding

Founded in 1880, Krug is one of Canada’s oldest furniture manufacturers. For over more than 140 years, Krug has earned a reputation for well-made, durable products of the finest quality. For office spaces, this includes private ... Read more.

Duty Rates on Canadian Softwood Lumber

The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, issued the following statement regarding the second administrative review by the U.S. Department of Commerce of its ... Read more.

WMS 2021 Updates

Planning for WMS 2021, scheduled for November 4 to 6, 2021, at the International Centre, remains on track as Ontario gradually recovers from the pandemic. “We continue to move through the early stages of the planning ... Read more.

WMCO Hosting Open Online Networking Event

Join WCMO on June 17, 2021, from 11:55 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a doubleheader, open, online networking event where best practices to recruiting and retaining talent, as well as cybersecurity strategies, will be discussed. ... Read more.

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Getting ready for Gen Z in the Workplace

Here they come, Gen Z. These young adults are the newest wave moving into the workforce. But what sets them apart from millennials or Gen Xers? Born between 1995 and 2015, Gen Z is the first generation to be completely literate ... Read more.

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Latest Products

Kinvaro T-Slim Lifter System, Grass America

Grass America’s Kinvaro T-Slim is an ingenious new lifter system for wooden flap doors that creates new possibilities in designing overhead wall cabinets. The Kinvaro T-Slim combines the aesthetic advantages of almost invisibly ... Read more.

AvanTech YOU Drawer System

The AvanTech YOU drawer system recently won the AWMAC Quebec Award of Distinction for Innovation. It has design diversity and creative flexibility from concealed working parts, perfect performance, and an efficient product ... Read more.


Law, Design, Technology

Universal Design for Living

When it comes to kitchen design, the sweet spot is at the intersection between aesthetics and functionality. Aesthetics change depending on personal tastes and trends, but functionality can change as well, and not just in ... Read more.

BCIT Students Showing Us What’s Next

Instagram is a great place to see some beautiful pieces of design. Some fantastic work stood out recently on @BCITJoinery’s feed, highlighting some stunning pieces from their fourth-year students who are quickly ... Read more.


Latest Events

June 7 - 11, CeflaLiveGlobal

June 8 - 10, Wood Pro Expo, West Palm Beach, FL

June 16 – 18, TISE: The International Surface Event, Las Vegas, NV

June 17, Cyber Security Management Strategies & Recruiting & Retaining Talent, Online

July 7 - 9, NWFA Expo, Orlando, FL

July 20 – 23, AWFS Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

September 5 - 10, EuroCucina, Milan, Italy

September 14 - 17, DREMA, Poznan, Poland

October 4 - 6, NeoCon, Chicago, IL

November 4 - 6, WMS: Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference and Expo, Mississauga, ON

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