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When inspiration strikes, we've got you covered. Here we answer commonly asked questions about custom sustainable furniture & architectural elements, while keeping you updated on the latest custom trends and news from Icon Modern! Have an article suggestion or question? Reach out to us!

custom urban walnut coffee table by Icon Modern What is Urban Wood?

There are many words used to describe “sustainable” wood used in commercial furniture. We are here to help clear things up!

Women Owned Businesses Commercial Design Female-Founded Companies to Check Out

We love working with creative, like-minded makers; those that embrace the unknown and push the boundaries of what's possible in commercial design.

custom laser cut steel panels by Icon Modern Laser-Cut Steel: Ideas For Your Next Project

Steel laser cutting adds an extra layer of individuality to architectural elements in a space. Here are 3 ideas for your next project.

Studio REO Announcement Post 1100 x 700 PR Icon Modern Adds Studio REO as Furniture Rep Group Partner

The partnership expands the Chicago-based custom contract furniture manufacturer beyond the Midwest market into NY, NJ and Connecticut.

custom walnut table by Icon Modern How To Choose the Right Wood Species For Your Custom Table

With several different options, we break down the characteristics and features of each urban wood species

custom steel ceiling element in metal mesh by Icon Modern 6 Ways To Incorporate Steel Elements Into Your Project Design

You would be surprised at all the unique and creative ways it can be used in commercial interior design projects.

Blogpost1 Icon Modern Gingell Press Release Icon Modern Expands Reach in Midwest with Rep Group W.E. Gingell

Icon Modern expands its presence in the Midwest to offer its unique products and process to more commercial designers.

Blogpost2 custom planter trellis wall Biophilia Trends in the Workplace

Stephanie Williams founded Variegated Designs in 2016 with the mission of bringing modern plants to the modern office. She was kind enough to answer some questions for us!