NEW YORK — December 4, 2017 — Koleksiyon , manufacturer of innovative solutions for contemporary
work culture, is excited to announce that its multifunctional Boccaporto seating product, designed by
Metrica, brought home an honor in the Furniture: Contract/Pods category at Interior Design’s 12th Annual
Best of Year (BoY) awards event. The annual ceremony, which was held on Friday, December 1st at the
Frank Gehry-designed IAC Building in New York City, drew more than 1,000 designers, architects, and
manufacturers, to celebrate products and projects that represent design excellence.
“We are honored that Boccaporto was selected by Interior Design magazine as one of the best products
of the year,” says Koray Malhan, Chief Design Officer at Koleksiyon. “It is even more special to stand
alongside the talented global design community, putting forth products and projects that are challenging
the way we see the world, offering new perspectives and tools to a constantly evolving society.”
Designed by Metrica for Koleksiyon, Boccaporto is an innovative dual seating and working unit,
developed for open offices and public areas. In addition to the single seat, Boccaporto is also offered in
double-seat versions. This unique collection provides an isolated environment for employees to work
alone or as a team, creating an opportunity for both privacy and collaboration.
Interior Design's Best of Year is the design industry's premiere design awards program, honoring the
most significant work of the year as well as recognizing designers, architects and manufacturers from
around the globe. Now celebrating its 12th year, Interior Design's Best of Year has become the ultimate
measure of excellence, showcasing what's happening today in every category of design while
simultaneously setting the bar even higher for the future. Winners were announced live at the awards
ceremony by hosts Cindy Allen, Editor in Chief, and Carol Cisco, Publisher of Interior Design . Koleksiyon,
along with the other awardees, took home the coveted Best of Year bulb award, designed by Harry Allen.
Established in 1972, Koleksiyon aims to develop the highest quality ideas, standards, and design
concepts towards the creation of “the architecture of furnishing”. As an award-winning brand which
transforms simple lines into design pieces with an emphasis on quality, Koleksiyon has maintained a
strong presence in the furniture sector since the early 70’s and has been continuously delivering creative
designs to the industry. Koleksiyon prides itself in being a design platform and often collaborates with
different designers to expand its product portfolio. Today, Koleksiyon operates with 750 employees in
more than 30 locations ranging from New York to Singapore globally and continues its rapid international
growth. For additional information on Koleksiyon, visit: http://www.koleksiyoninternational.com .