Sure, learning happens in classrooms. It also happens in offices, homes and in-between spaces. Dewey inspires better approaches to teaching and learning, wherever it takes place. Designer Joey Ruiter made sure it's flexible, mobile, approachable, collaborative and technology-ready.
Designer of the Best of NeoCon award-winning Dewey collection and Rylee table for izzy+, Joey Ruiter is redefining expectations in the world of industrial design. At 33, already a major influence on today’s new direction in human-centric workplace and educational products, he has earned best-in-class recognition for his work in several regions of the world. His signature is design that meets everyday needs in surprising ways — pushing the limits of manufacturing and confronting established expectations.In 2010, Chuck Saylor and Joey Ruiter partnered to design the Dewey 6-Top Table. Saylor has more than 21 patents and three decades of furniture industry experience, including senior management positions with Haworth, Inc. and Knoll. In 1976, Saylor, Dick Haworth and Harold Wilson led the design and development of the first pre-wired steel panel system in the office furniture industry. Saylor’s work currently is being shown at New York's Museum of Modern Art. Inspired by the changes in working and learning patterns found in today’s universities, the Dewey 6-Top Table adds a spur-of-the-moment gathering place for up to six people to meet and use technology in the classroom, library or student union.
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