Modern Squash by Christoph Niemann (And The Originals On Which they Were Based)

Modern_Squash by christoph niemann

Here’s a little eye candy…er, vegetable, for you. I came across this fun image created by illustrator Christoph Niemann for the New York Times and wanted to share it with you, along with the originals that it represents. Read more

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House Industries Designs Hand-Printed Eames Tables For Herman Miller Asia-Pacific

Hand-Printed Eames Tables For Herman Miller

The very hip type foundry House Industries has teamed up with Herman Miller to produce a limited edition series of 80 Eames wire-base tables. Read more

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Cliff Young Boxeo Desk in Maple and Walnut Wood.

Cliff Young Boxeo Desk

I’m just in love with this Cliff Young Boxeo Desk – a modern walnut and maple wood desk with polished stainless steel legs. The design, with it’s floating top and drawers tucked beneath, remind me of the classic mid-century modern George Nelson floating top desks for Herman Miller, only in a more modern and streamlined version. Read more

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ArchiTech’s Future Perfect: Mid-Century Modern Design Drawings


above: Henry P. Glass, Wacker Plaza Lobby – View From Entrance, Pencil on tracing paper, 1955, 16 x 21 inches

ArchiTech is a historically comprehensive commercial gallery of architectural art, in Chicago’s River North gallery district. Their recent show, Future Perfect: Mid-Century Modern Design Drawings opened January 9 and ends this weekend on May 30, 2009. Read more

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