January 5, 2018

Rising Demand for Custom Furniture

The Huffington Post’s contributing writer, Amanda Schneider, discusses custom furniture in the contract furniture industry. Her views on the market’s Rising Demand for Custom Furniture supports four trending observations:


  • The definition of custom is changing
  • New design trends are driving demand
  • Technology has simplified the customization process
  • Smaller spaces means furniture must multi-task


WHA’s Scott Delano, AIA, IIDA, weighs in on the trend that people are doing more with less – in every sense of the term. He adds, “Clients today have an expectation that each piece of furniture is multi-functional, and that it can be made to adapt to their ever-changing needs. The furniture has to work even harder to serve the workers’ needs today and tomorrow, but must also be a good fit in increasingly efficient workspaces.”

Read the full piece here.