FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NIGHTINGALE CELEBRATES 'AN EVENING WITH MILES KELLER'
Nightingale, a leading designer and manufacturer of contract seating since 1928, celebrated the appointment of renowned designer Miles Keller as their new
Director of R&D and Design.
March 5, 2009
Nightingale, one of North America’s respected manufacturers of contract seating, has announced the appointment of Miles Keller as its Director of R&D and Design and
held a designer party in his honor.
‘An Evening with Miles Keller’ was hosted at Nightingale’s Toronto showroom and featured the musical performance of Gustavo Scolieri and Puente del Diablo and special
guest design speaker of Paul Rowan, co-founder and design director of UMBRA. The evening was attended by a diverse crowd of designers, architects, writers, artists, and
business leaders and culminated in Miles’ gripping keynote address.
“We are honored that one of North America’s pre-eminent industrial designers has decided to join our growing and dynamic seating company. The appointment of Miles is
an important strategic move for a company of over 80 years and positions Nightingale well for the continued development of innovative and exciting seating solutions for
many years to come.”
Miles Keller work has been widely recognized and noted including the ID Magazine Annual Design Review, the IDEA Awards, the Virtu Design Awards, best of IIDEX/Neocon
Canada Awards, Best of Canada Design Awards and the Good Design Award amongst many others.
Miles will report directly to the Office of President and will lead the Research and Development and Design departments with the goal of providing several new design
innovative seating solutions each year for many years to come.
Nightingale Corp., is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of contract seating for commercial, healthcare, hospitality and office markets. Founded in 1928 and
headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, the company specializes in the design and lean manufacture of office seating including task, work, management, executive, conference,
lounge, and specialty seating including stackable, heavy duty, and 24 hour chairs. Nightingale currently distributes its products throughout North America and 23
international countries worldwide. Visit online at www.nightingalechairs.com.