May 1, 2017

About Us


Industries for the Blind / IB-Spaces is a non-profit corporation existing for the sole purpose of providing employment opportunities to the blind and visually impaired. Since its founding in 1952, IB has been supplying government customers with the highest level of service and performance. Through strict adherence to its mission of providing blind employment while meeting customer demands, IB and has grown from a local brush supplier into a world-wide industry leader in retail, e-commerce, and furniture solutions through its IB-Spaces Services brand while offering employment opportunities for people who are blind. Every sale made by Industries for the Blind / IB-Spaces Design Services directly supports employing blind professionals.

IB-Spaces is the furniture and base supply division of Industries for the Blind, Inc. IB-Spaces delivers the best value in furniture solutions, office products, and mission critical supplies while employing blind Americans under the AbilityOne Program. We deliver knowledge-based solutions through trusted advisors that include Military veterans with 108 years experience, top furniture experts with over 150 years combined experience and field sales experts with over 100 years combined federal experience. In purchasing from IB-Spaces, government customers support the employment of blind or visually impaired individuals.

Within IB-Spaces, our furniture program has become one of the fastest growing in the industry. Whether you’re tasked with new construction, remodeling or just updating your existing furnishings, our consultative approach eliminates the stress from what should be a rewarding process. You’ll enjoy convenient one-stop-shopping, extensive sourcing capabilities and our team of furniture solution experts.

Our dynamic staff has the latest skills and industry experience to assist you with developing and executing your furniture project. This means your project will run smoothly from start to finish. While understanding your specific needs and staying within your budget, we’ll take care of all the logistical coordination for your project to make your job easier. Not only does each project have a dedicated designer and project manager, we also provide updated timelines so your project stays on track.

But IB-Spaces offers more than just great service; we also provide effective design solutions that take advantage of our extensive product offering. Our design approach is solution-driven, meaning we are committed to developing an efficient workspace that is innovative, aesthetically pleasing and above all, functional. To do this, we use the latest industry processes and technologies, and we review your traffic patterns, office environments, corporate culture, storage needs and technology requirements to create the ultimate workspace.

IB-Spaces is an ISO 9001 Quality Certified non-profit agency operating a number of base supply stores under the AbilityOne® Program. In addition to the high level of service IB-Spaces provides its customers, all purchases directly support the AbilityOne Program and the mission to provide employment opportunities to the blind.