February 15, 2013
Take a look at what we’ve loved on the web this week.
1. “How ‘Playboy’ Magazine Helped Make Eames and Mies Famous” at Co.Design.
2. Architzer’s roundup of homes inspired by Southern California modernism.
3. A look at the latest crop of designer hostels at Wallpaper*.
4. This article on “container urbanism” at Design Observer.
5. “Homemade,” a clean-cut, single-family residence by London-based design studio Bureau de Change at designboom.
6. Alan Friedman’s astonishing HD photos of the sun shot from his own backyard, via Colossal.
7. Design*Sponge’s tour of the Brooklyn home of graphic designer Jason Santa Maria and landscape and architectural designer Megan Born.
8. The latest free desktop wallpaper from The Fox Is Black, this time designed by Eight Hour Day.
9. The Windows of New York illustration project spotted by swissmiss.
10. Caught on to the “Harlem Shake” meme that’s sweeping the Internet? If anything, it’s giving us an interesting and unexpected look into a few workspaces across the globe, like this one from College Humor (check out all those Aerons), this studio in London with a pair of Mirra Chairs, and this one of AOL/HuffPost and its Eames Molded Plywood Coffee Table.
Featured in photo: Chair_One Stacking; Eames Table Contract Base Round Outdoor
August 28, 2012
This week we shun the even and embrace the odd. Explore the rule of threes with Six Ways to Three Sides.
July 20, 2012
A glimpse at what we’ve been reading all-week long.
1. “10 Wonderful Libraries Repurposed from Unused Structures” at Flavorwire.
2. A Modernist’s post on George Nelson’s contribution to the opening title sequence of John Huston’s 1961 film The Misfits.
3. Huff Post Green’s article on Herman Miller’s emphasis on sustainability.
4. PSFK’s video interview with Yves Behar and coverage of his new Ouya video game console (a current Kickstarter darling).
5. The Evening Edition, a commute-size way to catch up on the daily news, discovered by Swiss Miss.
6. Thinking about trying the Scratch notepad app introduced on Maniacal Rage.
7. These photos of the Apple iPad prototype from the early 2000s via the Los Angeles Times.
8. On a related note, this rural Colorado home design inspired by the iPod at Co.Design. (We think the Magis Chair_One fits in nicely.)
9. Ellsworth Kelly’s wall sculpture now at the Hopkins Center for the Arts on the Dartmouth campus (via Unbeige).
10. The Architecture Alphabet spotted by Roman Mars, creator of the 99% Invisible radio show, in his feature on Very Short List.
July 6, 2012
Between the cookouts and the fireworks, here’s what we’ve been reading up on this week.
1. Core 77′s coverage of the finale party at the Herman Miller Pop Up Shop.
2. Architect David Closes’ modern renovation of this crumbling convent church in Spain (via Inhabitat).
3. And over in Portugal, this reorganization of Pombal Castle’s Hill by COMOCO Architects (via Yatzer).
4. “Shocking Color in a Swedish Summer House” on Remodelista (check out that Magis Chair_One).
5. The gallery-like A+P House by Bauart Architects featured on Freshome.
6. The WTHR weather app inspired by the “10 Principles Of Design” by industrial designer Dieter Rams (via Co.Design).
7. The design of the Karaköy Rooms boutique hotel in Istanbul by RunArchitects via MoCo Loco.
8. These posters of chairs like our Eames molded plastic armchair with rocker base at Monoqui.
9. The “Lost” Steve Jobs interview that debuted this week on iTunes.
10. This must-see short video by NYC-based production company Variable celebrating the Hindu festival of colors (via The Fox Is Black).
June 29, 2012
1. “Herman Miller meets Wonder Woman” on the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s Tumblr.
2. A bookcase that magically stores chairs and tables at PSFK.
3. ”Are You Spending 1,000 Hours Preparing for Your Next Job?” at the Harvard Business Review.
4. LA Observed’s short chat with Allon Schoener, author and periodic guest at the Eames House in the 1950s.
5. It comes equipped with Wi-Fi … could you use this as an occasional outdoor office? (Via Design Milk)
6. These home-office solutions for cords, cables, and devices at Apartment Therapy.
7. The Selby’s tour of jewelry designer Philip Crangi’s NYC home and studio.
8. Did you see our SAYL Chair on True Blood? (Via latimes.com)
9. This discussion about design knockoffs at last weekend’s Dwell on Design home show. (Via Dwell)
10. Hither and Thither’s coverage of our Pop-Up Shop in Soho, NYC. There’s still time to stop by — it’s open through this Sunday, July 1.