The Importance of Indoor Air Quality for Healthier Spaces

10/6/2022 1:59 PM by Polyvision

Many people think of air pollution as a concern only when outdoors. But indoor air can be polluted too. In fact, the air we breathe indoors is typically two to five times more toxic than the air outside due to poor ventilation and off-gassing of toxic chemicals from products ranging from flooring to paint to furniture and cleaners.

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Sustainable Manufacturing – A Matter of Purpose

9/16/2022 6:33 PM by Polyvision

“Sustainable manufacturing” is a phrase that gets mentioned often these days. But what exactly does it mean?
According to the United Nations, sustainable manufacturing is “a form of manufacturing development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”

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Meeting client needs at “Books The Office” in Hasselt, Belgium

9/1/2022 6:29 PM by Polyvision

“Books The Office” is an office centre and co-working space in Hasselt, Belgium. It’s more than a nice place for people to meet and work; it’s a place of inspiration. Clients include young, highly innovative start-ups, communications experts, and locals who enjoy having meetings in a different environment to usual. “Books The Office” provides clients with lunch, internet, printers and projectors. One room has an interactive TV. And of course, they have whiteboards from Polyvision.

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Safe, Interactive Learning Environment for Special Needs School

8/4/2022 5:26 PM by Polyvision

At High Point School, part of the Washtenaw Intermediate School District in Ann Arbor, Michigan, a major renovation provided the opportunity to reimagine learning for the school’s K-12 special needs students.

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The Psychology of Color in Public Spaces

5/3/2022 7:53 PM by Polyvision

Color theory is a series of rules and guidelines that designers use to communicate through color schemes applied to visual interfaces. The science is centered around how color impacts the human mind and psychology – in other words, how a particular color, or juxtaposition of colors, affects our moods.

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Polyvision Partners With Voka to Expand ESG Focus

4/26/2022 7:52 PM by Polyvision

Polyvision Corp., a global leader in the innovation and manufacture of CeramicSteel, collaborative writing products and architectural panels for cladding, is partnering with Voka, a Belgium-based network of companies, to broaden its sustainability-focused business practices under the guidance of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals Program.

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Michael Allen Named Sales Manager for Polyvision Ohio

4/4/2022 8:22 PM by Kelli Fowler

“I am thrilled to join Polyvision during this exciting period of company growth,” said Michael Allen, sales manager for Polyvision Ohio.

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Polyvision Corp. Appoints Kevin McCoy as New CEO

2/4/2022 8:15 PM by Polyvision

Polyvision Corp., a global leader in the innovation and manufacture of CeramicSteel, collaborative writing products and architectural panels for cladding, today announced the appointment of Kevin McCoy as Chief Executive Officer.

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Collaborative workspace with a teal tackboard and whiteboard mounted to the walls.
Mix & Match: Combining Surface Materials to Enhance a Space

7/6/2021 8:53 PM by Polyvision

Two surface materials can be better than one. See how pairing writing surfaces of different materials can make stylish, functional additions to a range of settings.

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Hybrid Work Environments: Navigating a Transition Bred by Circumstance

5/26/2021 9:25 PM by Kelli Fowler

Returning to the workplace post-pandemic has become a flurry of space changes and flex-time negotiations amid the knowledge that in-office presence is no longer needed for day-to-day tasks. But why is a return to the office important, and how could a hybrid workplace become a viable solution?

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PolyVision Welcomes Kevin Taney, General Manager
Polyvision, Inc. Announces New General Manager

5/17/2021 1:39 PM by Kelli Fowler

Polyvision’s new General Manager Kevin Taney brings more than 20 years of experience to the team. Please join us in welcoming him.

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In Plain View

3/24/2021 2:50 PM by Kelli Fowler

What surprises are around us on our most boring days? You may realize that the walls you walk past every day are working hard to keep you healthy.

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De Brouckére Station in Brussels, Belgium
Pantone Color of the Year | Make a Statement

2/25/2021 7:52 PM by Kelli Fowler

Pantone chose two Colors of the Year for 2021: Illuminating and Ultimate Gray, two seemingly opposing colors, each with their own effectual qualities in color psychology.

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Get to Know Us Through Gratitude

12/16/2020 2:39 PM by Kelli Fowler

2020 has been a challenging year for everyone, but it has made us even more grateful for our team members.  

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Health on the Surface: The Key to Safer Spaces

11/3/2020 8:00 AM by Kelli Fowler

The ongoing pandemic has created the need for social distancing, face masks, and constant, thorough cleaning of highly touchable surfaces at all healthcare facilities.

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Open office environment with whiteboard panels for acoustic boundaries
Things to Consider for the Post Pandemic Employer

9/14/2020 8:08 PM by Kelli Fowler

As we settle into an altered state of business-as-usual, what should employers consider for the post-COVID-19 future?

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A Confident Return to the Classroom

8/3/2020 3:21 PM by Kelli Fowler

As standard school breaks come to a close and education systems prepare for a new school year, returning to school safely has become a major topic of discussion.

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Collaborative space with two lounge chairs and vertical frameless dry-erase boards
Make Your Hygienic Spaces More Comfortable

6/18/2020 8:55 PM by Kelli Fowler

As we look to the new ways we’ll have to plan for teams, experts are discovering how we can blend safe and hygienic space design with effective and comfortable decor, furniture, and layouts.

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Slow the Spread: Cleaning + Disinfecting

5/20/2020 7:21 PM by Polyvision

In a time with viruses like COVID-19, it’s just as important to disinfect surfaces to reduce the spread of infection.

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CeramicSteel Supporting Students in Shanghai

5/13/2020 12:28 PM by Polyvision

Polyvision partnered with iDA Workplace and Steelcase to create a new learning space at the Sir Horace Kadoorie Youth Development Centre in Shanghai, China.

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Home office with laptop, wooden table, and to do list on wall mounted whiteboard
A Healthy Outlook on Remote Work

4/17/2020 8:37 PM by Kelli Fowler

With recent events pushing many employees to their homes to work while “real life” happens around them, these expectations have been challenged and people have been forced to find new meaning in the term “work-life balance.”

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Collaboration from a Distance

3/25/2020 12:49 PM by Kelli Fowler

How do coworkers maintain productivity and effective teamwork from their individual locations? We’ve put together a few tips to pave the way to positive, productive collaboration for remote work.

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Staying Healthy: Your Surface Environment

2/26/2020 10:02 PM by Kelli Fowler

In the thick of cold and flu season, it’s important to disinfect the surfaces you may not typically think of.

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Polyvision Acquired by Industrial Opportunity Partners

2/24/2020 2:00 PM by Polyvision

Polyvision announces its acquisition by Industrial Opportunity Partners (IOP)an Illinois-based private equity firmEffective February 21IOP assumed ownership of Polyvision from Steelcase Inc. (NYSE: SCS). 

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For the Love of Productivity

2/12/2020 9:41 PM by Kelli Fowler

Productivity may mean different things to different individuals, companies and industries, but it always hinges on the effective work of people to bring about a favorable result.

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Blue lounge sofas and maroon chairs around a side table with a whiteboard on the wall
How to Use Pantone’s Color of the Year

1/22/2020 9:26 PM by Kelli Fowler

Organizations aiming to instill a sense of stability and faith in their customers have integrated blue tones in their spaces with a variety of methods, but what if there was a functional way to incorporate it for daily use?

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Rail station walls of Arvada Ridge Commuter Rail Station are equipped with PolyVision’s CeramicSteel panels showing a variety of colors and shapes
Polyvision’s Top 5 Projects of the Decade

1/9/2020 2:27 PM by Kelli Fowler

As the beginning of a new year is ramping up, we’re looking back at our five favorite projects from the decade we left behind.

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Continued Partnership with Teach for India

12/20/2019 1:46 PM by Kelli Fowler

Through our partnership with Teach for India, PolyVision donated another 155 writing boards to under-resourced classrooms this year.

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Design Challenges for Our Informal Workspaces in the Future

12/11/2019 3:41 PM by Catherine Purdie, Sr. Communications Specialist

Great spaces inspire people to do their best work with a 32% increase in productivity, when we get it right 

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The Science Behind the Surface: Part 4

11/25/2019 7:17 PM by Kelli Fowler

Understanding the advantages and disadvantages of different writing surfaces in the classroom can create a more productive learning environment for your students.

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The Science Behind the Surface: Part 3

10/31/2019 2:45 PM by Kelli Fowler

While there are differences, there are just as many commonalities between the best features of CeramicSteel and glass.

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Three employees seated and standing in office collaborative space with magnetic blackboards on wall behind them
Better Connections through Collaboration

10/22/2019 2:36 PM by Kelli Fowler

As technology changes the way we create connections with our coworkers, it’s becoming more challenging to develop the necessary relationships for collaborative teamwork.

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Modern office collaborative space with wooden table, green chairs, and hanging whiteboard with edge colors
A Case for Color

9/30/2019 7:10 PM by Kelli Fowler

By offering accented edge colors on many of our whiteboards, we can add a more integrated and cohesive look to any space while providing the same collaborative canvas.

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Dynamic and Durable. Polyvision Corporation and Gordon, Inc. Introduce PG CeramicSteel Walls and PG CeramicSteel Column Covers

9/30/2019 5:31 PM by Kelli Fowler

PolyVision Corporation and Gordon, Inc. today introduced PG CeramicSteel Walls and PG CeramicSteel Column Covers.

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Presenter at the front of a classroom gesturing at a whiteboard covered in formulas, while students take notes at their desks
The Science Behind the Surface: Part 2

9/25/2019 7:16 PM by Kelli Fowler

Material choice and scratch resistance can make all the difference in whiteboards – how does e3 CeramicSteel stack up?

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Three students with laptops gathered around a table paying attention to boy demonstrating work on whiteboard
Polyvision at EDspaces 2019

9/18/2019 6:27 PM by Polyvision

At EDspaces booth #1352, visitors can experience firsthand a variety of writing surfaces currently on the market. Discover Polyvision’s e3 Ceramicsteel which provides a crisp contrast for clear visibility while offering unmatched durability.

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ToolBar whiteboard accessory holder with magnetic eraser, magnetic marker holder, and dry-erase markers
Collaborative ToolBar: Accessory of the Year

8/22/2019 5:34 PM by Polyvision

As an accessory for writing boards, the design for Polyvision’s Collaborative ToolBar is completely unique in the market. We went to the Product Management and R+D team to find out more about how they developed the ToolBar.

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Factory worker at machine pressing PolyVision CeramicSteel writing surface material
The Science Behind the Surface

8/14/2019 1:36 PM by Kelli Fowler

We share the science behind eight of the top tests on the surface you see used in our chalkboards, whiteboards, and panel systems in classrooms, offices and architectural installations worldwide. 

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Two patients sitting on green couch in doctor's office, being consulted by female doctor sitting at small desk
Supporting the Change Toward Better Healthcare

7/25/2019 2:20 PM by Kelli Fowler

Without worktools providing the opportunity for collaboration, healthcare providers and staff cannot communicate as effectively – in turn heightening stress and lending to burnout.

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Bright collaboration area with stools at a standing-height table in center of room with a whiteboard and screen on walls
Designing for Collaboration: Integrating Collaborative Worktools into your Workspace

7/5/2019 6:52 PM by Polyvision

For teams to produce their best work, collaborative workspaces need to be designed with the worktools to enhance communication, spark creativity and foster innovation.

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Collaboration space with portable whiteboard and four stools around standing-height table with computers
Adaptive Collaboration in the Modern Workplace

6/24/2019 7:34 PM by Kelli Fowler

PolyVision’s a3 CeramicSteel Mobile whiteboard was designed to meet the growing demand for moveable workstations and support how people work together regardless of place.

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A Gen Z-er’s Perspective on Analog Tools: Audio Blog

6/17/2019 5:38 PM by Kelli Fowler

We discuss a shift in education and the difference in Gen Z’s perspective when it comes to information sharing.

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PolyVision and Gordon Inc. Announce Plans to Partner

6/3/2019 1:29 PM by Kelli Fowler

Polyvision Corporation and Gordon, Inc. today announce plans to combine their expertise to provide highly durable architectural wall panels and systems for the North American market.

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Groups of desks in a school setting with writing on an extra large magnetic whiteboard
Schools are Flipping to Student Active Learning

5/29/2019 4:35 PM by Kelli Fowler

Students are transitioning from passive pupils who watch teachers demonstrate information into active participants who take learning into their own hands.

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Discover CeramicSteel at AIA ’19

5/7/2019 3:17 PM by Polyvision

Experience a3 CeramicSteel at A’19 and discover why it is a key component for building better cities.

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Brightly lit space with large windows, two potted plants, and whiteboard panels joined together to create a writing surface
4 Fresh Space Design Trends

4/26/2019 1:40 PM by Kelli Fowler

Discover four key office design trends we’ve been seeing in the industry and what we’ve been up to lately in response to them.

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Yellow mobile school chairs in groups with a full wall blackboard and whiteboard panel on the wall
Chalkboard vs. Whiteboard

4/16/2019 4:09 PM by Polyvision

Chalkboards and whiteboards can fill similar roles in the modern office, but the differences between the two can lead to many different uses and needs in any setting.

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Six wooden stools around a standing height office table with whiteboard panels on the wall and a storage credenza
PolyVision Motif™ Receives Red Dot Design Award in International Design Competition

3/29/2019 6:27 PM by Polyvision

Polyvision, a Steelcase Inc. company, today announced that its product Motif™ — a modular collaborative wall panel system — received the distinction for Product Design through the annual Red Dot Design Awards, an international communications and product design competition.

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Exterior of PolyVision office facility in Genk, Belgium
An Inside Perspective

3/27/2019 5:33 PM by Polyvision

A longtime Polyvision employee shares his experience and insights on what made Polyvision the company it is today.

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PolyVision celebrating 65 years of innovation
Small Things

3/6/2019 1:41 PM by Kelli Fowler

Just as frits creates a durable surface, small moments created PolyVision 65 years ago.

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Angled view of a few murals on decorative wall cladding that display elements of the Kentucky landscape situated in corridors in the Lexington Shriners Hospital for Children
Digital Printing on CeramicSteel and Experiential Graphic Design

2/12/2019 4:51 PM by Kelli Fowler

As digital printing continues to evolve, PolyVision has been mastering the printing process on CeramicSteel surfaces for more than 50 years through screen printing and now digital printing.

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Colorful wall panels line the walls of a metro station
The Power of Color

2/6/2019 7:48 PM by Kate Cathey, Senior Product Marketing Specialist

With the incredible influence of color on our lives, it’s interesting to take a step back and understand how exactly we perceive color in our environment.

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A vibrant mural printed on CeramicSteel at Singapore’s Tampines East & West Stations celebrates local culture by representing imagery, buildings, and people.
The Vast Versatility of CeramicSteel

1/22/2019 4:30 PM by Kelli Fowler

From interior design to exterior building cladding, from workplace collaboration to large-scale public art projects, CeramicSteel provides a material that lends itself to any environment.

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Modern conference area with lounge seating, slim table, and dry erase boards
PolyVision Celebrates Good Design™ Award for Innovative Collaborative Panel System

1/15/2019 6:24 PM by Kelli Fowler

Atlanta — The prestigious Chicago Athenaeum has announced the winners of their annual Good Design Awards after months of deliberation. PolyVision’s Motif is one of the recipients of the 2018 Good Design Award for Office Products.

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Colorful panels above bookcases and seating areas in the Hennepin County Library
5 Ways to Create an Appealing Public Space

12/18/2018 2:00 PM by Kate Cathey, Senior Product Marketing Specialist

A place that transmits a message through color and art, has the power to make it a symbol that represents a community and its citizens.

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Man pointing to Venn diagram drawn on whiteboard while students sit in desks in a circle
Case Study: CeramicSteel vs Whiteboard Paint

12/17/2018 9:30 AM by Polyvision

Enter a quick web search and you will find an overwhelming selection of writing surfaces for use
in offices, classrooms and homes. For a decision that requires a significant investment, it’s
important to understand the benefits and drawbacks of each surface type.

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Group of people from the education industry gathering together at EDspaces 2018 talking about e3 CeramicSteel.
PolyVision Educates Leaders of Education at EDspaces 2018

11/29/2018 4:30 PM by Bill Livengood, Director of North American Surface Sales

PolyVision exhibited at EDspaces 2018 to educate leaders of education on the user-centric benefits of e3 CeramicSteel.

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Hand erasing blue and black writing on a whiteboard
6 Tricks and Tips to Keep a Whiteboard Clean

11/14/2018 4:12 PM by Kelli Fowler

Follow these six tips and tricks to keep your board looking brand new or transform one that has seen better days back to its original shine.

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Encouraging Success from the World’s Successors

11/13/2018 10:26 PM by Polyvision

PolyVision has a passion for investing in the trailblazers of tomorrow by bringing quality tools for education to classrooms around the world.

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Young boy writes in red marker on whiteboard in Indian classroom
How PolyVision is Answering the Push for Social Responsibility

10/24/2018 12:49 PM by Kelli Fowler

With three focus areas — Education + Community + Sustainability — PolyVision is prioritizing future leaders, stronger communities and sustainable choices.

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Travelers passing by the mural created by artist Neil Wood printed on Flexible CeramicSteel panels in the Charles de Gaulle Metro Station
Vitreous Enamel: Mycenæan Period Jewelry to First Period Chemistry

10/17/2018 3:28 PM by Kate Cathey, Senior Product Marketing Specialist

More durable than glass and just as beautiful, vitreous enamel, also known as porcelain enamel, offers a non-porous, glass-like finish.

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PolyVision to Exhibit + Host Scavenger Hunt at EDspaces 2018

10/9/2018 7:57 PM by Polyvision

PolyVision will be exhibiting at EDspaces 2018 in Tampa, FL November 7-9.

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Three students with laptops gathered around a table paying attention to boy demonstrating work on whiteboard
PolyVision Goes Back to School with Teachers from Across the Globe

9/26/2018 1:31 PM by Kelli Fowler

PolyVision spoke with four teachers from around the world to learn more about their perspective during this back-to-school season.

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Three students gather by a whiteboard to collaborate as a small group of students work with each other from a tablet
How Active Learning Ignites Hope in Students

9/12/2018 12:48 PM by Polyvision

Active learning transforms traditional classrooms into environments where students take on an active role in their learning experience.

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Understanding Your Options

8/29/2018 2:48 PM by Kelli Fowler

Glass vs CeramicSteel Markerboards

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The Value of Writing in the Digital Age

8/15/2018 12:53 PM by Kelli Fowler

Hear from Bill Livengood, a director of surface sales for PolyVision, on why writing remains relevant.

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Brightly colored furniture and collaborative whiteboard surfaces liven up the office space
5 Ways to Foster a Collaborative Work Environment

7/25/2018 3:06 PM by Kelli Fowler

Creativity at work is needed now more than ever. The complexity of a globally interconnected world linked by ever-evolving technology has shifted the nature of work from streamlined individual processes to creative and collaborative cross-functional innovation.

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Groups of desks in a school setting with writing on an extra large magnetic whiteboard
Q&A: Creating Collaborative Spaces with Motif Writable Wall Panels

7/16/2018 3:58 PM by Kelli Fowler

The importance of collaboration continues to grow as workplace dynamics face a global revolution. Dedicated to providing effective solutions for this shift, Polyvision remains hard at work creating innovative products to meet an entirely new need. Kim Allen, architectural product manager for Polyvision, sat down with us to discuss the launch of a new writable wall surface, Motif™. Previewed at NeoCon and AIA, Motif’s unique design and application is expected to meet the demand for aesthetically appealing collaborative surfaces.

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Grey wall in metro station with panels of colors and patterns as 3D blocks are located above the walkway in vibrant colors
Integrating Public Art in Urban Transit Design

6/27/2018 1:29 PM by Kelli Fowler

7. 6 billion — the current number of people walking, riding, driving and flying around the Earth. With a current population growth rate of 83 million people per year, the world in 2018 has already witnessed 60 million births. 

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Modern lounge furniture in office space with different sized magnetic whiteboard systems
PolyVision Introduces Motif™: An Innovative Collaborative Panel System

6/11/2018 9:00 AM by Kelli Fowler

As the need for collaboration grows, teams need more functional spaces to work. Explore ways to personalize your vertical surface through Motif, a new high performance collaborative panel system

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How Hospital & Patient Whiteboards Enhance Communication in Healthcare

5/23/2018 1:55 PM by Kimberly Allen, Architectural Product Manager

Fifty — the number of employees you’re likely to encounter over a four-day hospital stay, according to the handbook Patient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-Based Handbook for Nurses.”

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PolyVision to Exhibit at the 2018 AIA Conference for Architecture

5/18/2018 5:33 PM by Polyvision

Polyvision will attend the 2018 AIA Conference on Architecture with an exhibition highlighting one of the most durable and versatile products available.

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Chalkboard with colorful artwork and Chinese lettering drawn on its surface
5 Reasons Why Some Educators Still Use Chalkboards

4/25/2018 4:38 PM by Kelli Fowler

It began in Scotland in 1801. A large piece of slate was hung on the wall, and the chalkboard was born, revolutionizing teaching and learning worldwide.

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Vibrantly colored panels with images of crop fields line the walls of the Arvada Ridge Commuter Rail Station
Three Ways CeramicSteel Panels Outlast Other Surface Materials

3/28/2018 4:46 PM by Kelli Fowler

Quality performance and aesthetics make CeramicSteel a wise investment.

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A wide view of the interior wall panels that make up the And a New World mural at the Bendemeer Station in Singapore.
Case Study: Land Transport Authority

3/26/2018 5:26 PM by Kelli Fowler

Take a subway ride through Singapore, and you’ll be surprised by what you see. Melted disco balls turned into raindrops, 3D sculptures, motif paintings stretching 10-meters long and maybe even a photograph of someone you know. In 1997, Singapore’s largest public art program launched in the most unlikely of places, metro stations.

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Angled close up view that shows half of the Tampa Riverwalk public art project Woven Waves using imaged a3 CeramicSteel Flexible 4 panels under the Laurel Street Bridge and looking out into the street
The Impact of Public Art Projects on Human Health

2/28/2018 7:05 PM by Kate Cathey, Senior Product Marketing Specialist

Art has the power to connect us to places, to people and even to ourselves. Public art is a fascinating mix of political, sociopolitical and cultural dynamics that have a strong emotional effect, representing much more than surface beauty. We’d be wise to create more.

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Meeting space with four high-top chairs and a desk surrounded by whiteboard dry-erase surfaces
Advantages of Analog Tools in the Digital Age

1/31/2018 6:57 PM by Kelli Fowler

Are analog tools still relevant in the age of rapid technological advancement?

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Angled view of murals on decorative wall cladding that display elements of the Kentucky landscape situated in corridors in the Lexington Shriners Hospital for Children
Creating Wall Murals Built to Last at Shriners Hospitals

8/2/2017 6:10 PM by Kelli Fowler

When children come through the doors of the new Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky, they might be on crutches or in a wheelchair. That’s because Shriners expertly treats more than 13,000 children and teenagers a year with neuromuscular conditions, something it’s done since its founding in 1926, when it opened to care for those suffering from polio. Lexington Shriners Medical Center, which relocated in April of 2017, is just one of 22 Shriners Hospitals in the world, with the goal of providing innovative pediatric care for children with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord inuries, and cleft lip and palate, regardless of the families’ ability to pay.

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A close up of Sectio Aurea, a lenticular mural printed on PolyVision Flexible 4 CeramicSteel panels and displayed in Hennepin County Library
Public Art Promotes Drive for Human Creativity

12/22/2016 2:30 PM by Rebecca Charbauski

Paris has the Eiffel Tower, Chicago has “The Bean,” and Hong Kong has Tian Tan Buddha. Art installations on a large scale can become iconic symbols of communities and culture.

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Listen: 200 Whiteboards Transform Indian Classrooms

10/5/2016 1:40 PM by Rebecca Charbauski

Jason Vanderground is brand manager for Polyvision, a Steelcase brand. His team worked with partners to outfit 200 classrooms in seven cities in India with new whiteboards or chalkboards. He sat down the 360 Real Time’s Katie Pace to discuss the transformation and the partnership that led to it.

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Classroom in India with wooden desks and chairs facing a wall chalkboard
New Tools for a New Future

5/12/2016 6:05 PM by Kelli Fowler

India has been straining for years after an ambitious goal of educating all of its children, but is still struggling with low engagement in the classroom and a high dropout rate. Resources and ideas from countries with similar goals could help.

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A boy taking notes from the book he is reading in the classroom in India
Polyvision Survey Reveals That 97% Teachers Believe Writing on Boards Is an Essential Tool to Increase Learning

5/6/2016 10:43 AM by Kelli Fowler

The leading CeramicSteel manufacturer conducted a pan India survey along with partners Whitemark and Teach for India to measure the impact on student learning depending on the quality of writing boards used.

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A group of children working with adults in a school setting in India to give them a better classroom to learn and work in while sitting on the floor
Polyvision Helps Children in India Write Their Future Better

11/8/2015 11:24 AM by Kelli Fowler

Polyvision kicks-off a unique campaign to eliminate education inequality in India in partnership with Teach for India and Whitemark Limited, the company’s national distributor in India.

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Class, Can I Have Your Attention?

6/14/2015 1:40 PM by Rebecca Charbauski

It’s the golden age for content display, with hi-def cameras and monitors, and touchscreen digital devices of every size. So why are traditional dry-erase whiteboards more popular than ever?

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A series of e3 CeramicSteel surfaces ranging from projection screens, whiteboards and chalkboards next to each other
Why It Shouldn’t Be Analog Versus Digital In Today’s Classroom

8/18/2014 11:27 AM by Kelli Fowler

With the continued prevalence of technology in the classroom it is easy to presume that analog tools such as whiteboards are a thing of the past, but trends and research shows differently.

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Polyvision CeramicSteel Panels Provide Gateway to Vital New Infrastructure for 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi

2/17/2014 11:38 AM by Kelli Fowler

Polyvision partnered with Bautrade and Front Engineering to provide smooth, durable wall panels for the main road tunnel of the new traffic corridor built for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

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