FMLink Newsletter — Furnishings and Interiors — March 6, 2019

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This newsletter covers furnishings and interiors news from January 31 through March 6, 2019.


CRE execs as “experience managers” — see what CoreNet Global’s in-depth study reveals about the future of corporate real estate worldwide (Surveys and Trends)

Make sure your next furniture purchase conforms to this revised BIFMA standard for safety, performance and materials (Products and Services » Publications)

If you’re wondering how telecom and cabling fit in to a smart building, check out this new partnership’s resources (Associations and Organizations)


Nora rubber flooring from Interface now will reduce your emissions impact by being carbon-neutral (Carpeting & Flooring » Products and Services)

Want to replace 4-foot fluorescent lights? These EarthTronics LED Wrap Fixtures feature advanced controls — with a 50,000-hour performance life (Lighting » Products and Services)

Be prepared for an active shooter — this whiteboard doubles as a door barricade during lockdowns (Products and Services » Security)

Enable control of lighting systems, window shades and room climate via your AV controller with this new interface (Electronic Communications, A/V » Products and Services)

Looking for digital displays? Sharp’s new models in various sizes enable remote control from connected devices (Electronic Communications, A/V » Products and Services)