March 2, 2012
Here’s what we’ve bookmarked this week.
1. Fab.com’s “Words with Fab” Pop-Up Sale featuring the above poster–a great edition to the walls of any well designed workspace.
2. The inspiring “‘Plug In Better’: A Manifesto” from The Atlantic.
3. An architect’s Connecticut country home featured on NYTimes.com (we spy a pair of Mirra Chairs in the office…a Nelson Platform Bench in the bedroom…)
4. Appreciating the colorful practicality of these Indice Bookends at HolyCool.net.
5. If you were inspired by our post on Greg Opatik’s guitars, check out these Eames-inspired loudspeakers we found on pursuitist.com.
6. 21 Apps for Inspiring & Optimizing Your Home at ecosalon.com.
7. Co.Design’s look at the replica of Charles and Ray Eames’s living room on exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
8. The Three Dot iPad Case found over at swiss-miss.com.
9. This space from the Design Office at apartmenttherapy.com.
10. Downloading the new Clear “to-do” app as we speak.
March 1, 2012
By day, industrial designer Greg Opatik is Director of Design for Genesis Seating, one of the manufacturers that helps build our Eames Classic pieces of furniture. After work, Greg runs Sinuous, his Grand Rapids, Michigan-based company that crafts high-quality sculpted guitars. Here he tells us how he’s learned from what the Eames Office did in the past in order to create his own unique design in the present. Read more