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KI Ruckus Collection Receives Gold at Healthcare Design Expo & Conference

November 13, 2017 ORLANDO -  KI is proud to announce that the  Ruckus™ Collection received a Gold Award in Patient Seating in the Nightingale Awards. The Nightingale Awards are presented by Contract and Healthcare Design magazines in partnership with the Center for Health Design. The awards recognize contribution to the healthcare built environment through product design and innovation that contributes to healing. The prestigious awards were announced at Healthcare Design Expo & Conference on November 13, 2017.

"KI is honored to be recognized with a Gold Nightingale Award," said Shawn Green, vice president of design and product marketing, KI. "Through Human-Centered Design, we observe and design based on ideas that are for and about people. Ruckus does just that . It supports the innate human behaviors and work styles that dictate our everyday use of space within the healthcare and healing realms.”


Ruckus Healthcare Medical Stool

Ruckus is a simple, inspiring and astonishingly innovative collection that supports today's healing spaces like nothing else. Ruckus changes paradigms that directly impact the way patients and caregivers interact and relate to one another. The integrated back and arms function as a work ledge for impromptu collaboration, patient procedures and accommodates leaning or perching. As a comprehensive solution, Ruckus increases interaction, engagement, movement- while augmenting the healing experience. The Ruckus collection was introduced in spring 2017. 

KI manufactures innovative furniture and wall system solutions for education, healthcare, government and corporate markets. The employee-owned company is headquartered in Green Bay, Wis. and operates sales offices and manufacturing facilities in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe and Asia. KI tailors products and service solutions to the specific needs of each customer through its unique design and manufacturing philosophy. For more information, visit