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News, releases and even some editorials on design, design tools and our community.
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March Unlocks

Turn concepts into refined projects with two new features.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Canoa's Lance Amato meets with Sid Meadows to discuss Canoa's platform

Lance Amato meets with Sid Meadows to discuss how Canoa's platform is revolutionizing the way design professionals select, specify, and manage office furniture inventories.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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The Real Deal: Why empty Offices are being converted to coworking spaces

No time for a build-out in pivot to coworking Landlords grab off-the-shelf furniture and phone booths to update and temporarily fill empty space
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Podcast: Explore the process of selling circular solutions and the challenges faced in the industry, with Canoa's Head of CX, Lance Amato.

Listen in to discussion between Garr Punnett, CEO of Looplayer, Sabira, Product Leader at Rheaply and Canoa's Head of CX, Lance Amato.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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How investors should prioritize diverse investments in AI

Fortune article written by John Kell featuring our Chief Operating Officer, Ellie Cunningham.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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The Battle to Unseat the Aeron, the World’s Most Coveted Office Chair

Bloomberg article written by Matthew Boyle featuring our CEO Federico Negro
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Canoa featured in Metropolis Spring Issue: Testing the Limits, New Approaches and Technologies.

Read more of what Federico Negro, Canoa's CEO has to say about Canoa and where AI fits in.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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February Unlocks

February was a big month for us with eight key features unlocked today: Scale, Frame, Align, Add Shapes, Text, Comment and Import + Export work.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Release Notes: Improvements & Mirroring in Canvas

Canoa releases new product info features for easy visibility and data creation.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Release: Projects

Canoa releases new product info features for easy visibility and data creation.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Release: Frames & Improvements

Canoa releases new product info features for easy visibility and data creation.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Release: Comments & Fixes

Canoa releases new product info features for easy visibility and data creation.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Release: Alignment

Canoa releases new product info features for easy visibility and data creation.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Innovation : 2050 Materials w/ Phanos Hadjikyriakou

Today, we engage in a conversation with Phanos, the co-founder of 2050 Materials
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Learnings with Lance: Innovation : Compostable Commercial Furniture w/ Samuel Aguirre

Stay tuned as we delve into the transformative intersection of design and sustainability with Samuel Aguirre.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Release: Scaling, Measure & Opacity

Canoa releases new product info features for easy visibility and data creation.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Release: First Release of 2024: Text in Canvas and Side Panel Updates

Canoa releases new product info features for easy visibility and data creation.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Release: Catalog Pro experience and Shuffling product options

Canoa releases new product info features for easy visibility and data creation.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Kicking off our 2024 Product Roadshow!

January kicked off our in-person product roadshow. A week long experience to meet with our early adopters IRL and connect with more designers who are actively rejecting status quo processes and practices and are embracing new ways to master their craft.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Brand Storefronts Are Here at Canoa

Today we are launching brand storefronts, our new experience to help brands, dealers and interior designers connect.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Panel Discussion: Elevating Workplace Intelligence

Our CEO Federico Negro joins Plastarc Panel discussion: How organizations can leverage AI to elevate the design, construction, operation, and experience of their workplaces.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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8 big ideas designers should embrace in 2024

Fast Company Article Focusing on 2024 Design Focuses
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Canoa’s 2023 handoff

Sit back in your favorite chair and read about our 2023 top features, community highlights, and 2024 look ahead
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Release: Better Product Data Tooling for Better Design

Canoa releases new product info features for easy visibility and data creation.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Learnings With Lance: Chapter 9

What is Vegan Leather? In this discussion, we interview Maggie Ulrich, educator in sustainable textiles to review the aspects of vegan leather, shedding light on its environmental impact, ethical considerations, and overall performance.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Chapter 8 : Design Impact - MSR Design

Chapter 8 : Design Impact - MSR Design
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Chapter 7 : Innovation - Urban Machine

Chapter 7 : Innovation - Urban Machine
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Release: Pilot for Catalog Pro, Powerful Product Upload Tool

Canoa releases pilot program for catalog upload and management tool.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Chapter 6 : Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) - Part 2

Chapter 6 : Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) Part 2
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Release: Domain Admin and Mobile Views

Canoa releases cool new canvas features, including domain admin and a view-only mobile experience.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Release: The Canvas Right Click Menu You've Been Waiting For

Canoa releases new product features, including a helpful right click menu with designer friendly options.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Embrace the Tension: Interior Design and AI

Federico Negro, our founder and CEO shares his thoughts on the current state of interior design and AI.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Chapter 5 : Environmental Product Declaration (EPD)

Chapter 5 : Environmental Product Declaration (EPD)
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Lance Amato on Chapter 4 : Re-Upholstery

Chapter 4 : Re-Upholstery
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Lance Amato on Chapter 3 : What is Cradle to Gate

Chapter 3 : What is Cradle to Gate
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Lance Amato on Chapter 2 : Certified Preowned Furniture

Chapter 2 : Certified Preowned Furniture
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Canoa x Reseat 

Today marks a new milestone as we work towards supporting our design community in providing solutions with circularity at the forefront.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Release: New Sign Up Flow and Canvas Keeps Getting Better

Canoa releases new product features, including account-based sign up flow and cool new canvas improvements.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Lance Amato on Chapter 1 : The Green Lease

Chapter 1 : The Green Lease
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Release: Rename, Duplicate, and Share Your Canvas

Canoa releases new canvas features, including rename, duplicate, share right from the canvas dashboard.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Canoa Featured in the 2nd Annual Eclipse Carbon Optimization Report

Canoa's focus on reusable and modular designs can result in reduction of carbon emissions.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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The Anti-Architect Podcast featuring Lance Amato from Canoa

Lance Amato discusses Canoa and the impact of technology on architecture and design in this episode of The Anti-Architect podcast.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Lance Amato on TRXL Podcast, 'The Space Doesn't Care'

Lance Amato talks with Evan Troxel about using technology and automation to drive sustainability and transparency in design.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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We Return to TRXL Podcast "Design Tools and the Circular Economy"

Lance Amato returns to TRXL to discuss Canoa's design tool and how the platform drives furniture discovery for sustainable design.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Lance Amato on Everything Coworking Podcast

Lance Amato joins Jamie Russo on the Everything Coworking podcast to discuss Canoa's commitment to sustainability in design.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Canoa Talks Accessible Design on Practice Disrupted Podcast

Canoa joins the Practice Disrupted podcast to discuss how utilizing technology can make good design efficient and accessible for everyone.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Release: Message Center

The Canoa message center can super-charge collaboration between designers and your partners.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Release: Improvements to Layout and Message Center

Canoa releases significant improvements to our layout performance and the message center.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Release: Team Administration

Canoa releases new product features, including an easier way to add team members to your account.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Release: Magic Link and API Keys

Canoa releases new product features, including a new way to share your designs and integrate Canoa to your workflow.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Release: Self-Signup and Help

Canoa releases new product features, including self-sign up and a better way to get help with your designs.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Release: Product and Kits, Inventory, Comments

Canoa releases cool new product features, including a better way to manage your product cards and inventory.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Release: Creative Admin (create your own products!)

Canoa releases new product features, including a flexible and powerful way to bring your own products into your catalog.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Release: Little Updates

Canoa releases new product features, including product card enhancements and other little updates.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Release: The Cart

Canoa releases a new product feature. For the first time, shop directly from your floorplan with add to cart.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Public Shop Launch

Product Catalog (formerly The Shop) launches to the public, giving designers a whole new way to discover their new favorite things.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Release: Product Data Imports

Canoa releases new product features. Data imports from supplier ecommerce sites make our product catalog even bigger.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Release: Product Catalog Updates

Canoa releases new product features, including improvements to product data in our furniture catalog.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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A love letter to interior designers

Finding design inspiration just got way better.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Introducing Canoa version 2.0

Canoa releases an AI recommendation engine and infinite design canvas to help designers create with Canoa.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Studio Anand Sheth x CANOA

Anand Sheth has a conversation about design, collaboration, and his Canoa collection.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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See How Raise Commercial Real Estate Uses Canoa

Meet Raise Commercial Real Estate and learn how they use Canoa to design.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Meet Denvir Enterprises

Meet Denvir Enterprises, a creative studio based out of LA and founded by Holland Denvir.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Meet REDDIE

REDDIE is an Australian furniture house that sees the beauty in recycled trash. Design with REDDIE on Canoa.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Meet PROWL Studio

Exploring regenerative design with PROWL Studio. Design with PROWL on Canoa.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Federico Negro Joins PROWL Studio On Architecture 5 10 20 Podcast

A conversation about sustainable furniture with PROWL Studio and CANOA hosted by Florencia Kratsman at FXCollaborative.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Federico Negro in Business Insider Top 15 List

Federico Negro, founder of Canoa, discusses environmentally friendly office spaces and the impact of reuse in design.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Federico Negro on WeWork's Lasting Impact on Architecture

Hear our founder, Federico Negro, discuss the impact WeWork had on the design profession.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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DesignIntelligence Interviews Federico Negro on Circularity

DesignIntelligence discusses the circular economy in interior design with Federico Negro, founder of Canoa.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Federico Negro Talks Future of Workplace on Practice Disrupted Podcast

Founder Federico Negro discusses building a business with purpose, the future of workplace, and how CANOA plans to disrupt the industry.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Four Workplace Design Hacks from the Team Behind CANOA

Learn how to quickly and efficiently design a large workplace floorplan using design hacks made possible with CANOA.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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CANOA welcomes WOC design studio, ADITIONS

In this entry, ADITIONS founders Alma and Liz share thoughts on what makes for ‘good design’ and we share our updates and plans for 2022.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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CANOA is Awarded Best New Practice of 2021 by ArchDaily

We are thrilled to be recognized among some of the world's best designers as one of the best new practices of 2021 by ArchDaily.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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A year on: technology and commercial retrofits

So, how does a building owner meet their carbon goals when more than 50% of any one building’s impact comes from its tenants?
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Celebrating CANOA's Next Stage of Growth

With our recently closed pre-seed round, some amazing venture partners join us on the CANOA journey.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Designing a low carbon economy

At the end of 2019, Canoa set out to change the way businesses shopped for the office. Now, just over 2 years and a global pandemic since our founding, we are thrilled to announce the raise of $8.7M in seed funding led by Eclipse Ventures, TMV, Building Ventures, and Gemini Ventures bringing our total funding to just over $10m.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Matterport Features Canoa in Case Study

Canoa creates low carbon commercial real estate retrofits and asset planning tool. Featured in Matterport case study.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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CANOA at Milan Design Week 2022

CANOA powers a diverse group of independent designers in Milan Design Week Exhibition, ‘THIS IS AMERICA’
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Canoa in LastMeter Talks with John Manoochehri and Antony Slumbers

A fun and informal chat between Antony Slumbers and host John Manoochehri of BASE2 for the inaugural 'Last Meter Talks'.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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A short manifesto on the built environment in 2020

An article on the reasons we started this company and why we hope you'll join us on our mission to decarbonize cities.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Federico Negro on TRXL Podcast, 'Everything Floats'

A wonderful conversation with Evan Troxel on the founding of CANOA and what our vision is for a decarbonized built world.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read
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Announcing 'The Shop'

CANOA’s largest product release yet adds a curated marketplace of new and reused products to design sustainably.
Chelsea Flintoft
May 30, 2024
5 min read