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

Seeing RED At The Conran Shop. Over 40 Designers Do It In RED to Mark 25 Years.

THE CONRAN SHOP UNVEILS RED, A SPECIAL EXHIBITION FOR THE LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL 2012, 14-23 September 2012

The Conran Shop is pleased to announce RED, a special exhibition to mark 25 years at the Michelin Building during the London Design Festival 2012. The exhibition includes works by over 40 designers including Jasper Morrison, Thomas Heatherwick, Nendo, John Pawson, Ingo Maurer, Marcel Wanders, Raw Edges and Alexander Taylor. 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

Ethnos Eames Chairs, Ornate Versions of the LCW in Bronze and Aluminum

ethnos eames chairs

Designer Paolo Giordano of Italy created limited editions of these stunning ornate cast bronze and aluminum versions of the mid-century modern classic LCW chairs as an homage to Ray & Charles Eames. The chairs have identical silhouettes to the original wood chairs but are intricately engraved bronze and aluminum versions. 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

Adding Comfort To Culture. Vitra Launches Fully Upholstered Versions Of Eames Shell Chairs.

Upholstered Versions of Eames Shell Chairs

The famous molded side and armchairs by Charles and Ray Eames, originally created in fiberglass in 1950, then made in plastic, now made of polypropylene, have become a little more comfy with the fully upholstered versions recently launched by Vitra. 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