November 5, 2012
Today marks the launch of the Herman Miller Collection, a comprehensive portfolio of furnishings inspired by George Nelson’s vision of the “continuing creation of a permanent collection designed to meet fully the requirements for modern living.” For every environment from home to office, the Collection presents beautiful solutions with an array of updated classics and new designs. Get a first look with these six new selections.
November 2, 2012
Take a look at all we’ve been reading over the past week.
1. Jonathan Alarcon’s “A Circle in a Square / Binocle” at ArchDaily (above in a photo by Osamu Nakamura) featuring versatile Magis Air-Chairs.
2. Looking forward to the “George Nelson: Architect, Writer, Designer, and Teacher” Exhibition opening at Yale on November 8.
3. Decoist’s look at the bold and bright new Rackspace office in London.
4. These Mid-Century Modern prints by artist Oren Sherman at Design Milk.
5. Minimalissimo’s post on an upcycled chair design by Dan Goldstein incorporating used Herman Miller boxes.
6. A playful doll-house version of shipping container housing spotted by Treehugger.
7. Dwell’s roundup of distinctive and diverse windows (worthy of a view, in every way).
8. Architizer’s photos of an inspiring canopy of 110 birdcages hanging above an alleyway in Sydney, Australia.
9. “Hurricane Sandy, A Drenching Reminder That Tough Times Inspire Remarkable Innovation” from Fast Company.
10. Our thoughts are with everyone in those areas affected by Sandy. For ways you can help, please visit The Week.
Photo: Osamu Nakamura / ArchDaily
November 1, 2012
Delight is often found in the most surprising places. And in this one, we’ve found it on Flickr in a Group Pool called “Cats Love Eames!” — a cheerful collection of felines who’ve found refuge in a variety of classic, comfortable designs by Charles and Ray Eames. Check out a few that made us smile. Read more