January 28, 2013
We’ve written about Herman Miller’s connection to Star Trek before (the sets for the “Star Trek: Enterprise” and “Star Trek: Voyager” TV series both featured Stefano Giovannoni’s futuristic Bombo Stool). But it wasn’t until recently that we discovered that William Shatner — Captain James T. Kirk himself — uses one of our now-classic office chairs in the production of his one-man stage show, “Shatner’s World: We Just Live In It.” Read more
January 10, 2013
There’s a lot of inspiration to be found in this recent post by Apartment Therapy Tech exploring a host of shared creative workspaces. “Optimized for collaboration, these studios are proof that collectively we can create something greater than ourselves,” states contributor Chris Perez. “The mix of individuality and expression in these spaces is visceral, inspiring — just looking at them encourages you to create something.” We couldn’t agree more. Here are several that caught our eye. Read more
January 9, 2013
New York City graphic designer and illustrator Christopher Dina‘s work ranges from identity and print work to wayfinding and environmental graphics, including a recent collaboration with his wife – herself an interior designer – on a children’s clinic in Japan. Chris draws inspiration from his love of illustration and painting, travel, and music like the eclectic pop and indie tracks of this week’s Playlist.
Balance, Design, Products, Technology
January 3, 2013
A balance of health and harmony in your workspace reduces aches and pains, increases your mental well-being, aids productivity, and can even increase creativity. Sit up straight and take notice of these six ways to a healthier new year.
December 31, 2012
The last year has given us a look inside several remarkable home offices — but we’ve also been inspired by the professional offices and creative studios that opened their doors to us. Take one more tour with this roundup of 2012′s most memorable spaces (like Candy Black, above), and we’ll see you in the new year. Read more
December 27, 2012
Throughout 2012, we’ve gotten glimpses inside the home offices of some the most creative professionals around (such as artist Andrew Neyer, who shared his Cincinnati-based workspace, above). Take a look back at a few of our favorites — and stay tuned for more tours, interviews, and inspiration in 2013. Read more
December 20, 2012
When she’s not working in midtown Manhattan, book cover designer and lifestyle blogger Anna Dorfman splits her time between two places (and, consequently, two work spaces): one in a small rental apartment in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn, and the other in the city of Newburgh in upstate New York, where she’s slowly renovating an 1891 Victorian row house she shares with her husband Evan and two dogs, Bruno and Fritz. (You can see the home’s progress regularly on her blog, Door Sixteen.) Get a glimpse of both home offices (as well as Anna’s growing Eames collection) in this quick tour. Read more
December 18, 2012
Just how organized is the workspace of a professional organizer? Find out in this tour inside the home office of Justin Klosky, founder and Creative Director of O.C.D. Experience, a bi-coastal organizing service. (Plus, there’s a bonus: Justin is offering up a few organizing tips tailored just for the holiday season.) Read more
December 10, 2012
It’s the final day to get 15% off everything you need to furnish your home or office (or any space in between). Click here to shop our storewide Holiday Sale now and save!
Balance, Design, Trends
December 3, 2012
So much design, so little time. (And with the holidays upon us, so little extra money.) Get in the know and increase your design-savvy without breaking the bank. Explore these six great ways to engage in authentic design, for less.