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

Herman Miller Updates An Eames Classic With Wood. The New Molded Wood Eames Chair.

Molded Wood Eames Chair

The Molded Plastic Chair (or Shell chair) that Mid-Century Modern design lovers have grown to covet is the epitome of the Eames process. Since its launch in 1950, details like color and height options, shock mounts, base variations, and use of upholstery have received constant improvements. Read more

Vintage Eames Lounge Chairs and Ottomans Get Maharam Makeovers for Moss.

eames lounge chairs upholstered by Hella Jongerius

Three unique vintage Eames lounge chairs and ottomans are being offered as one-offs by New York’s Moss Gallery (now Moss Bureau). Read more

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

Japanese Botanical Artist Makoto Azuma Goes Green With The Classic Aeron Chair.

aeron_chair goes green

Apparently, a rolling task chair does gather moss. Read more

5 Artist Painted Eames Rockers Are The Bait In Herman Miller’s Design For You Contest

Artist decorated Eames Shell Rocker Chairs

As a company Herman Miller is known for great design and working for a better world around you. Their new DESIGN FOR YOU contest, which began September 8 and continues through November 2nd, is a smart marketing ploy for Herman Miller to add people to their database. By entering, you are signing up for the Herman Miller Lifework (Retail) e-mail subscription. The more people who enter, the better the prizes. Read more

Artist Decorated Eames Chairs For Auction Benefit Operation Design

Artist Decorated Eames Chairs
above: Ideas Are Cheap Eames Chair by Joe Iurato

If you’re like most design lovers, you either own or have always wanted to own a molded Eames Plywood Chair. Well, now’s your chance to have a very unique one and benefit a good cause, all at the same time. Read more

Mature Style For Your Mini Me: Modern Furniture Design Classics for Kids

Modern Furniture Design Classics for Kids

In the 1700s and 1800s it was commonplace for children’s furniture to look exactly like adult furniture, only smaller in size. Then in the 1900’s, and certainly by my birth in the mid 1960s, children’s furnishings and toys were made of plastic, vinyl or formica and came in bright primary colors or sickly pastels and were often printed with duckies or trains. Furnishings that concentrated more on function that form. Read more