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Knak is at the 2022 Best of NeoCon Awards

6/13/2022: Best of NeoCon Awards are in!

As we are wrapping up our time in Chicago today as North America's largest design exposition and conference for commercial interiors, NeoCon, successfully comes to an end. The three-day event provided unparalleled education of and access to the latest and most innovative solutions in commercial design.

In addition to the robust educational program of keynote presentations the CEU sessions offered world-class expertise and insight about today’s most relevant topics during the show and throughout the past year.

Knak is proud to honor several of our manufacturers in attendance:

A hallmark of NeoCon since 1990, "Best of NeoCon" is the official awards program honoring outstanding new products from exhibiting companies across a wide range of verticals. This "Best of NeoCon 2022" featured entrants in 54 product categories evaluated onsite by a diverse jury of more than 50 industry leaders with expertise spanning commercial, healthcare, education and hospitality sectors.

Knak Manufacturer Recognitions at NeoCon 2022


FINALIST: Interior Design HiP Awards*
Entrant: Best of NeoCon 2022
Product: Fanfare line

Fanfare features a playful geometric pattern in a broad range of multi-colored options

*Interior Design's HiP at NeoCon Awards is a recognition program honoring industry people and innovative products. This unique initiative honors commercial industry pioneers and achievement in product design.


AWARD: Red Dot Award*
PRODUCT: Yonda Chair

The name says it all - Yonda is derived from "Beyond", because Wilkhahn sees this new chair range as "beyond".

*The Red Dot Award is an international prestigious design competition for product design, communication design and design concepts.


Best of Competition!*

* Biggest award at NeoCon

Gold and Silver Categories Winner:

Adjustability & Conferencing categories


Helm is Sleekly integrated with technology, and unexpectedly equipped with an adjustable-height surface.


AWARD: Best of NeoCon 2022
Category Winner: Sustainability
PRODUCT: Zitto Due*

*ZITTO Freestanding duo pod encapsulates you whether you’re looking for productive closed meetings, a quick phone call, or a last-minute brainstorming session

Event day celebration photos:

Left: Mike Skarr, (Knak Group, CEO) with Fernando Petreccia - President & CEO (Muraflex)

Right: Diana Matteson (Muraflex) with Mike Skaar, (Knak Group, CEO)

Random 3-day photo collection:

Video Links:

Mike Skaar, (Knak Group CEO) at Wilkhahn (LinkedIn)

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