You will search in vain for a new paradigm or new typologies of work at the Orgatec 2010. Instead, people are busy working away at furniture systems that enable the temporary privacy of retreat in the midst of the open field of omnipresent communication.
News & StoriesAlongside Charles and Ray Eames, designer and architect George Nelson rates as one of the formative representatives of American design in the second half of the 20th century. He would have turned 100 this year - an occasion which the Vitra Design Museum has seized to devote a first, comprehensive retrospective to his oeuvre.
Cell offices and cubicles are considered negative examples of office design. The era of what we would today regard as the human office started with the “Citizen Office”. Concepts such as the “Net'n'Nest” symbolize the attempt to combine networking and concentrated work. So will we in future work in a kind of adventure playground for adults?