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IIDEX Innovation Gold award for Compose Connections workspaces and an Interior Design Best of Year for the Fern chair

HOLLAND, MI - December 1, 2016 – Haworth won a 2016 IIDEX Innovation award for Compose Connections workspaces and an Interior Design Best of Year for the Fern chair.

The Innovation Awards are presented by the Interior Designers of Canada (IDC) at IIDEXCanada, the country’s largest exposition and conference for the design, construction and management of the built environment. Haworth’s Compose Connection workspaces earned a Gold Innovation Award. These awards celebrate the industry’s leading manufacturers and suppliers within the fields of design and architecture and recognize outstanding achievement in new product design for the built environment.

The Haworth Fern chair received the 2016 Best of Year for Task Seating from Interior Design Magazine. Honoring the most significant work of the year, as well as recognizing designers, architects and manufacturers from around the globe, the Best of Year awards celebrated its 11th anniversary this fall and had 2,016 entries from 38 different countries.


Globally, Haworth improves workplaces with award-winning furniture, interior architecture and technology solutions to help customers achieve business goals and transform culture, as well as support collaboration and innovation.  Research + design drive a deep understanding of agile workplace needs and are at the center of the company’s strategy.  Haworth is committed to protecting and restoring the environment, creating economic value as well as supporting and strengthening its communities.  Founded in 1948, Haworth remains family-owned and privately-held serving markets in more than 120 countries through a global network of 650 dealers and over 6,000 employees. The company had net sales of USD $1.82 billion in 2015.