Offices are increasingly turning into social centers. To make certain the stress of constant communication does not become too fierce and the office becomes a social flashpoint, the modern work nomad withdraws into a chic little shed or a new kind of basket-chair.
News & Stories | Salone del Mobile 2011 – supported by Villeroy & Boch Tiles
by Sandra HofmeisterBoasting perfect details and serene comfort Hermès Maison came a clear winner. The company's tradition in craftsmanship, its finishing techniques for leather and fabric, combined with singular patterns constitute the brand's image in furniture as well. The collection was presented at Pelota hall in a house installation by Shigeru Ban.
News & StoriesDuring the recent Cologne Orgatec, Claudia Beckmann and Thomas Wagner talked with Antonio Citterio about the office of tomorrow, the relevance of research for the design process, and design's social responsibility.
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by Nina ReetzkeIn some countries a midday snooze is part of everyday culture, in others it is treated with disdain. Science has long since proven that a noon nap boosts a person's performance during the rest of the day. Hardly surprising then that there's a broad array of representative recliners and napping chairs available for rest areas in offices.
A penthouse apartment in Stuttgart is a well thought-through composition comprising three monolithic cabinet systems and a free-standing kitchen block.