Furniture and Fixtures

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The Foundation's Furniture contracts allow colleges and public institutions to purchase best-value, high-quality furniture designed to last in the most demanding environments.

AGATI designs, engineers and crafts quality furniture. Each piece is tailored to meet the functional and technological needs of libraries and their patrons. Joe Agati, an award winning product designer and engineer launched his library division in the 1980’s. Through word of mouth recommendation AGATI has grown to be a premier furniture manufacturer of choice today. By offering personalized service and an unparalleled commitment to the durability of its product, AGATI has become a benchmark within the industry. Choose AGATI for nationally recognized design, service, quality and performance.

Products and Services

  • Quality furniture tailored to meet the needs of clients in the education market
  • Seating- Lounge, soft seating for public spaces, study chairs, and task seating
  • Tables- study tables, computer tables, collaborative workstations and benching systems
  • Wood Furniture- Traditional to Contemporary
  • Services include design, engineering, customization consultation and project management from conception to installation- for the complete turn-key solution.

Vendor Contact

Tim Macal
VP Sales/Marketing
T: 312.465.4610
E: tmacal@agati.com

Contract Information

Download all Foundation RFP # 13-002 documents >

Download Agati Contract and Selected Exhibits >

For more product information visit:
www.agati.com


American Seating was founded in 1886 and has become a world leader in providing innovative solutions in auditoriums, performing arts centers, lecture halls and more. Our products continue to be the benchmark for our industry.

Products and Services

  • Auditorium Seating
  • Lecture Hall tables with Swing Away Seats
  • Tables- study tables, computer tables, collaborative workstations and benching systems
  • Stadium Seating
  • Loose Chairs and Tables for Classrooms

 

Vendor Contact

Mark Slotta
Area Representative
T: (702) 575-7057
E: m.slotta@cox.net

Contract Information

Download all Foundation RFP # 13-002 documents >

Download American Seating Contract and Selected Exhibits >

For more product information visit:
www.americanseating.com


Aurora Storage Products has been in business since the 1950's producing high quality American-made products for all types of storage. Our storage products are found in many educational applications including K-12 schools and universities in classrooms, athletic departments, libraries, faculty offices, and school health clinics.

Aurora™ Filing and Storage Products can help you store more in less space. For over fifty years Aurora has been a mainstay of companies that want versatile, sturdy, and beautiful storage. No matter what your space requires, you can count on the Aurora name.

Products and Services

  • Easy to assemble Aurora Quik-Lok Shelving®
  • Versatile Aurora Mobile
  • Elegant Wood-Tek™, wood-clad shelving
  • Times-2™, the unique rotary storage system.

 

For more product information visit:
www.aurorastorage.com


Community Playthings manufacturers classroom furniture & play equipment for early childhood education. Everything we make is of the highest quality, constructed of American hardwood, with guaranteed durability backed up by a 10-year-warranty and free shipping.

Products and Services

  • Classroom Chairs
  • Classroom Tables
  • Wooden Furniture
  • Room Dividers
  • Play Lofts
  • Cubbies

Vendor Contact

To discuss up-to-date pricing, obtain quotes, or to submit purchase orders, please contact:

Chloe Rhoads or Gillian Swinger
T: 800.777.4244
F: 800.336.5948
E: sales@communityplaythings.com

Contract Information

Download all Foundation RFP # 13-002 documents >

Download Community Playthings Contract and Selected Exhibits >

For more product information visit:
www.communityplaythings.com


DIRTT is a leading technology-driven manufacturer of highly customized interiors. DIRTT combines its proprietary ICE® 3D design, configuration and manufacturing software with integrated in-house manufacturing of its innovative prefabricated interior construction solutions. DIRTT prefabricated, custom interior construction solutions include DIRTT Walls, DIRTT Power, DIRTT Networks, DIRTT Millwork, DIRTT Ceilings, DIRTT Flooring, DIRTT Timber Frame and related complementary products (collectively, the “DIRTT Solutions”). DIRTT sells DIRTT Solutions through an extensive network of Distribution Partners (“DP”s) located throughout the United States, Canada and select international markets. DIRTT and its DPs utilize ICE to communicate, present, design, configure, price, engineer, specify, order, install and manage projects. 

Products and Services

  • Interior modular walls including doors; frames and hardware; and modular millwork
  • Interior modular accessible ceilings and floors
  • Modular power and network solutions, including PON (passive optical networks)

 

Vendor Contact

To discuss up-to-date pricing, obtain quotes, or to submit purchase orders, please contact:

Betsy Maddox, Educational Sales Manager

T: 773.294.1320
E: bmaddox@dirtt.net

Contract Information

Download DIRTT Contract

For more product information visit:
www.dirtt.net 


Exemplis LLC, a California manufacturer, currently offers two broad and exciting product lines to our customers: SitOnIt Seating and IDEON Soft Seating. As the largest Seating only manufacturer in the U.S., this focus gives us the ability to design and value engineer for ergonomics, function and price to produce the broadest range of seating to fit any Educational & Administrative environment. Our product offering includes seating for Task, Executive, Conference, Side/Guest, Training, Lounge and Collaboration space. Our products can provide performance seating with enhanced comfort for a variety of educational environments.

Products and Services

  • SitOnIt Seating: Task, Conference, Guest, Classroom, Multipurpose, Cafe and Task Stool Seating 
  • IDEON Soft Seating: Lounge Seating, Multiple Seating, Benches, Ottomans, and Occasional/Cube Tables

 

Vendor Contact

Deanna Zimmerman
Northern California Territory Sales Manager
T: 408.313.2148
E: dzimmerman@exemplis.com

John Swanstrom
Southern California Territory Sales Manager
T: 310.266.4567
F: 714.995.4855
E: jswanstrom@exemplis.com

Contract Information

Download Exemplis Contract and Selected Exhibits >

Download Product Information Sheet >

Download Product Collection Information Sheet >

For more product information visit:
www.sitonit.net
www.ideondesign.com


Our products complement our workspace platform through integrated design, planning and connection logic. Integration builds flexibility and adaptability for design, and reduces redundancies and waste generated by change. Haworth products are sustainable solutions when used alone. Used together they create more adaptable, more sustainable work environments.

Products and Services

  • Systems Furniture
  • Desks Files & Storage
  • Tables & Conference Furniture
  • Wood Furniture
  • Panel Systems

 

For more product information visit:
www.haworth.com


Irwin Seating Company is a family owned, 100+ year old company. Our corporate headquaters is Grand Rapids, MI. For the education market, our products are manufactured in the USA. We offer a product depth and quality unmatched in our industry, we service the product with well establish distribution, and our people are committed to your satisfaction. We are the world leader in fixed seating and tables for the education market.

Products and Services

  • Auditorium Seating for general auditorium, lecture room, performing arts, and other type venues
  • Lecture Room Seating with a full product offering of fixed tables (with or without chairs) and beam mounted or pedestal mounted chairs
  • Full project management services to ensure customer satisfaction before and after the purchase
  • Complete installation services

Vendor Contact

Ray Byrnes
Regional Sales Manager
T: 619-550-6432
E: ray.byrnes@irwinseating.com

Contract Information

Download all Foundation RFP # 13-002 documents >

Download Irwin Contract and Selected Exhibits >

For more product information visit:
www.irwinseating.com


KI manufactures a comprehensive and diverse line of office, commercial, institutional, and educational furniture. It's the advanced technology, ergonomic comfort, and appealing designs that make KI the one source for innovative educational solutions.

Products and Services

  • Educational & Learning Environment Furniture Solutions
  • Office & Administration Furniture Solutions
  • Innovative Technology Integrated Furniture Solutions
  • Public Space Furniture Solutions

 

For more product information visit:
www.ki.com


At Kimball Office, we craft what's next. For 45 years, we have been designing furniture that is inspiring, productive, and environmentally-responsible. We are always considering new possibilities, sharing ideas, blending technology with materials, and designing new solutions. We apply our rich heritage to create work spaces that support an ever-changing world. We design the work spaces where the work gets done now and in the future. Our ultimate goal is to provide relevant solutions that carry workplaces into the future. Together, with our partners, we will continue to anticipate changes in how people work and design solutions for a successful workplace.

Products and Services

  • Cafe & Dining
  • Lounge & Reception
  • Open Workspace
  • Training & Classroom
  • Complete Project Services

Vendor Contact

Carol DeJong
Government Sales Manager
T: 206.553.9466
F: 812.481.6174
E: Carol.DeJong@Kimball.com

Contract Information

Download Kimball Office Contract and Selected Exhibits >

For more product information visit:
www.KimballOffice.com


A Sense of Place...You know it when you feel it. For more than 40 years Landscape Forms has been producing site furniture and accessories that help designers and other clients create a sense of place in outdoor environments. We do it through integrated product collections, leading edge technology and great design. We partner with international designers to create exceptional products, we nurture our own people to high achievement, and we operate our business at a standard that has earned customer loyalty and leadership in our industry.

Our secret is simple: Design, Culture, Craft drive everything we do.

Products and Services

  • Outdoor seating: benches, outdoor dining chairs
  • Outdoor receptacles: Litter and Recycling
  • Outdoor Tables
  • Sunshades / Umbrellas

 

Vendor Contact

Eric Swanson
Western Region Sales Manager
T: 269.337.1333
M: 612.963.3545
E: erics@landscapeforms.com

Contract Information

Download all Foundation RFP # 13-002 documents >

Download Landscape Forms Contract and Selected Exhibits >

For more product information visit:
www.landscapeforms.com


Since 1964 ABC School Equipment, Inc. has been committed to producing world class visual display systems. Our Platinum Visual Systems™ line is the culmination of that commitment, utilizing the highest quality materials, to bring unsurpassed quality and performance to the market. We take pride in every aspect of delivering a top-quality visual display system, and combine that quality with dedicated customer service, with a goal for our customer’s complete satisfaction. ABC School Equipment is committed to quality, performance, reliability, dependable service and integrity.

Products and Services

  • Markerboards
  • Chalk and Tack Boards
  • Horizontal and Vertical Sliding Units
  • Display Cases
  • Interactive White Boards

Vendor Contact

To discuss up-to-date pricing or to obtain quotes, Contact Phone Number (800) 498-2990. For formal quotes or to submit purchase orders, please contact:

Cindy Ruiz
Sales and Estimating
T: (951) 817-2216
C: (951) 258-9521
F: (951) 817-9900
E: cruiz@abcse.com

Contract Information

Download all Foundation RFP # 13-002 documents >

Download Platinum Visual Systems Contract and Selected Exhibits >

For more product information visit:
www.pvsusa.com


At Steelcase, we are focused on helping schools, colleges and universities create the most effective, rewarding, and inspiring environments to meet the evolving needs of students and educators.

Amidst all the changes in students, technology and education, we are working with educators, administrators, architects, and designers to rethink classrooms, libraries, faculty spaces, common areas and other in-between-spaces to incorporate user-friendly technology, flexible furniture, and other tools to support active learning.

Through our insight-led research and innovation in furniture, tools, and technologies for learning spaces, we have a passion for understanding how learning best takes place and how smarter, active learning spaces can help.

Products and Services

  • Creative Product Applications for Every Campus Environment
  • Dynamic and Integrated Furniture Products for the Active-Learning Ecosystem
  • Needs Assessment, Specification, CAD Design, and Finish Selection Services
  • Project Management, Delivery, Installation and Post-Installation Services

Vendor Contact

Kevin Schmidtbauer
Dealer Business Manager
(415) 699-9525
E: kschmidt@steelcase.com

Contract Information

Download all Foundation RFP # 13-002 documents >

Download Steelcase Contract and Selected Exhibits >

For more product information visit:
www.steelcase.com/education
www.coalesse.com


At Worden, we've spent almost 60 years figuring out what works best in learning environments. We specialize in designing and manufacturing library furniture but our real work is in making the kind of space that invites people in, supports the way they work and stands up to generations of use. We bring knowledge, experience and creativity to every project.

From the hands of Sales to Customer Service to Engineering to Manufacturing to Shipping, we want you to know that your order will be handled with care. From our 125,000 square foot manufacturing facility located in Holland, Michigan to you.

Products and Services

  • Contemporary to Traditional furniture designs
  • Tables, Carrels, and Computer Workstations
  • Atlas and Dictionary Stands
  • Needs Assessment, Space Planning, and Floor Plan Preparation

 

Vendor Contact

Linda Visscher
800.858.7746 x. 212
E: lvisscher@wordencompany.com

For additional information, please contact:

Thara Olsen
T: 800.858.7746 x.221 F: 866.729.7699
E: tolsen@wordencompany.com

Contract Information

Download all Foundation RFP # 13-002 documents >

Download Worden Contract and Selected Exhibits >

For more product information visit:
www.wordencompany.com

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