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Frequently Asked Questions about Specification and Design Services

Posted by Michael Astle on Jun 1, 2022 3:12:46 PM

Whether you need assistance planning for the best use of a particular space or selecting the right products to stay within a predetermined budget, utilizing a specification and design team can be a great asset for your project.

However, the specification and design space is large and there is a lot of information out there. It can be hard to nail down an answer to a question you might have. Many people go into the process with lots of questions about how this kind of service works.

We have taken some of the most frequently asked questions our specification and design team has received and come up with some answers that we hope can help answer some of your questions and offer some clarity about how the process.

Check out our FAQs below!

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Topics: Design and Specifications

5 Expert Tips for The KITS Collaborator

Posted by Michael Astle on May 13, 2022 11:30:00 AM

There are plenty of powerful sellers using The KITS collaborator to reach their sales goals. It’s amazing to hear all the ways they use KITS and how it helps facilitate business and delight their clients. 

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Topics: The KITS collaborator

Why and How to use AR in your client meetings

Posted by Michael Astle on Apr 22, 2022 2:15:42 PM

Augmented reality or AR, as it is more commonly called, is a tool that is used by more and more businesses and sales teams as technology advances. With AR your customers, clients, or prospects can get a clearer picture of how your products and layouts can fit into their workspace and get the closest experience to seeing the product in person. In this blog post, we will go over how Augmented Reality is used in business today and how AR for furniture can help improve your pitches and meetings with clients.

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Topics: Augmented Reality

3 Reasons Why the Virtual Showroom is Here to Stay

Posted by Michael Astle on Apr 6, 2022 11:24:54 AM

Virtual showrooms have been a great solution for many manufacturers and designers during this recent period where we continue to see an increase in people working remotely. It offers them the chance to present their products to clients not willing or able to meet in person and offers solutions to those who want to see their designs come to life safely and enjoyably.

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Topics: Virtual Showroom

Manufacturer Spotlight: FireKing

Posted by Rachel Chan on Apr 27, 2021 3:56:14 PM

FireKing’s digital catalogs are now available on The KITS collaborator for both iPad and Windows 10 users to explore. To start creating projects with their line of asset-protection products, click here to request access and sync their catalogs. 

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Topics: Manufacturer Spotlight

Manufacturer Spotlight: Jonti-Craft

Posted by Rachel Chan on Mar 12, 2021 2:36:25 PM

We’re excited to announce that Jonti-Craft is now available on The KITS collaborator! To start building projects with their safe and innovative furniture solutions for children, click here to request access to their digital catalogs. 

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Topics: Manufacturer Spotlight

5 Steps for Getting Started with Virtual Showrooms

Posted by Rachel Chan on Mar 4, 2021 3:20:39 PM

Around the world, countries have passed or are closing in on one year since the COVID-19 virus hit their shores. Overnight, businesses and professionals had to make drastic changes to their workflows and everyday processes in order to adapt and overcome current circumstances. Offices and showrooms had to close their doors, employees had to set up their desks at home, and everyone had to transition to a time of remote work that seemed to have no end. If there was one lesson we all could take away from the past year is the importance, and sometimes a necessity, of being equipped and prepared. 

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Topics: Virtual Showroom

The Secret that Helped SideMark Close a Great Sale

Posted by Visualizations Team on Nov 12, 2020 4:47:04 PM

Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, SideMark is a contract furniture dealer focused on creating and delivering superior workspace solutions. Their team is dedicated to helping companies leverage their spaces with a customized solution that bridges architecture, furniture, and people to integrate a space that reflects company culture and an expression of their brand. Recently, Shannon Hegerfeld, Senior Project Designer was looking for great imagery and animation that complimented the package BID for an important presentation. Our KiSP Visualizations team assisted Shannon on this project and they were successfully awarded.

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Topics: Visualizations

Exciting New Updates to Cloud9 Service

Posted by Visualizations Team on Nov 12, 2020 4:47:00 PM

We are excited to announce that new features and enhancements have been added to our Cloud9 service. With the helpful feedback we’ve received from our users, the Cloud9 team has worked towards improving your experience with viewing and accessing your visualization resources.

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Topics: Visualizations

Why can 3D animations can be your best asset?

Posted by Visualizations Team on Nov 12, 2020 4:46:55 PM

If we told you that 3D animations could save money, time, and add serious curb appeal, would you consider it?

3D animations not only provide customer satisfaction, they also allow for more operational efficiency since the buyers can learn about furniture functionality and gauge as many details as possible.  3D animations are becoming a mandatory asset to compete in today’s office furniture market.

Must of the strongest competitors in the office furniture industry use 3D animation tools to tour their clients on site and give them a rich and immersive experience.

Not convinced yet? The reasons below will help you to reach a decision.

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Topics: Visualizations